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Handwoven dupattas a staple in women’s wardrobe: designer

Handwoven dupattas a staple in women’s wardrobe: designer

NEW DELHI Designer Gaurang Shah, who has styled the likes of Sharmila Tagore and Vidya Balan, has come up with Dupatta Festival to celebrate the art of this ensemble. He says…

Unique gift for retired Afridi from Indian team

Unique gift for retired Afridi from Indian team

NEW DELHI Despite the political tensions between India and Pakistan affecting bilateral cricket, there is no love lost among the players and this time it is the Indian team which presented…

Life beyond H-1B: try L1, EB5 Visas, experts suggest

NEW DELHI The cap for US H-1B visas for 2018 may have been reached but immigration experts say that Indian applicants, who form the majority of the recipients of such visas,…

Trump’s plan to ‘hire American’ must start with more rights for mmigrant workers

Trump’s plan to ‘hire American’ must start with more rights for mmigrant workers

President Donald Trump signed an executive order this week that directs federal agencies to implement a “Buy American, Hire American” strategy and to reform the much maligned H-1B visa. No…

Arun Jaitley shouldn’t lobby for Indian IT companies, instead welcome H-1B visa reforms

Arun Jaitley shouldn’t lobby for Indian IT companies, instead welcome H-1B visa reforms

NEW YORK: Finance minister Arun Jaitley made headlines on the first cabinet-level interaction between India and the Trump administration, in Washington, DC, for the wrong reason: reports said Jaitley “strongly…

Pope Francis’ letter to Chicago: ‘a culture of nonviolence is not an unattainable dream’

The scourge of gun violence in Chicago has been a favorite talking point on both the left and the right, frequently used as an example of the need for either…

No, your online privacy rights aren’t gone

No, your online privacy rights aren’t gone

April Fools’ Day came early last week, as professional lobbyists lit a wildfire of misinformation about Congress’s action – signed into law by President Donald Trump – to nullify the…

Handloom is special, so it’s expensive: designer Rakesh Thakore

NEW DELHI Are you one of those who feel the price of handloom doesn’t match its look? Blame it on the lack of education in the country about the toil…

Triple Talaq: Muslim Personal Law Board’s stand is un-Islamic

The All-India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has told the Supreme Court that Triple Talaq in a single sitting is not just Islamic but it has been sanctioned by the…

Ahmed Kathrada, unflinching opponent of apartheid in South Africa, dies at 87

Ahmed Kathrada, unflinching opponent of apartheid in South Africa, dies at 87

Ahmed Kathrada, an anti-apartheid activist who spent 26 years in prison with Nelson Mandela and later served as a leader and a voice of conscience of the African National Congress,…

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