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'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': A Movie About the Modern Indian Marriage

'Shaadi Ke Side Effects': A Movie About the Modern Indian Marriage

Saket Chaudhary seems to be a fan of sitcoms and SMS jokes. He combines the two to put together a script and make “Shaadi Ke Side Effects”, a movie about…

Body of Woman Missing for Weeks Found in Abandoned Car

Body of Woman Missing for Weeks Found in Abandoned Car

A 22-year old mother of 2 was found dead in a car near Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station Feb. 20. Nadia Malik of Marple Township, PA was reported missing by her…

Community Members Urge Speedy Trial and Bail for Aakash Dalal

Community Members Urge Speedy Trial and Bail for Aakash Dalal

– EDISON, N.J. Several members of the Indian-American community met at the Edison Hotel here Feb. 26 to show their support to Aakash Dalal and his family and to raise…

Stanford Researchers Develop Methods for Analyzing Off-label Drug Use

Stanford Researchers Develop Methods for Analyzing Off-label Drug Use

A group of researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have developed a way to extract and sort information about off-label uses from electronic medical records. The study’s authors…

Sangeeta Bhatia and MIT Colleagues Devise Paper Test to Diagnose Cancer

Sangeeta Bhatia and MIT Colleagues Devise Paper Test to Diagnose Cancer

An Indian-American scientist and her colleagues have developed cheap and easy paper test strip to detect cancer that holds the potential to transform the medical industry, replacing expensive detectors like…

Maryland House Passes South Asian Day Legislation

Maryland House Passes South Asian Day Legislation

The Maryland House of Delegates passed legislation Feb. 28, proclaiming Oct. 2 as South Asian American Day. The lead sponsor of the legislation was Delegate Sam Arora, a Democrat from…

Google Ordered to Remove Anti-Islamic Film From YouTube

Google Ordered to Remove Anti-Islamic Film From YouTube

A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday ordered Google Inc to remove from its YouTube video-sharing website an anti-Islamic film that had sparked protests across the Muslim world. By a 2-1…

Indian Choreographer Headlines Seattle Dance Festival

Indian Choreographer Headlines Seattle Dance Festival

Dance lovers in Seattle were entertained with an array of dances blending Indian classical, Bollyowood and Western genres at the recently held “Elements” – Seattle India Dance Festival hosted by…

Shankar Mahadevan's Song Nominated for Honesty Oscar Awards

Shankar Mahadevan's Song  Nominated for Honesty Oscar Awards

Shankar Mahadevan’s “Mujhse hogi shurvaat,” by I Paid a Bribe and the Shankar Mahadevan Academy, is nominated in the best activist anthem category of Honesty Oscars 2014. Sung by Mahadevan,…

Does India Have an Elected or Nominated Prime Minister?

Does India Have an Elected or Nominated Prime Minister?

Ten years ago, on May 18, 2004 to be precise, the Central Hall of the Indian parliament witnessed political theatrics of an exceptional variety. Two hundred Congress leaders extremely dejected,…

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