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Political war of words erupts over Memon’s execution

Political war of words erupts over Memon’s execution

New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) A political war of words erupted on Thursday over the execution of 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon and the issue of terrorism, with a…

Former President Kalam’s Death Mourned Across America

Former President Kalam’s Death Mourned Across America

The infectious grief and sense of loss following the death of A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in Shillong July 27 crossed the Atlantic to reach the United States, especially New York, last…

In A Twitter Storm: Rutgers Professor in Fox News Crosshairs

In A Twitter Storm: Rutgers Professor in Fox News Crosshairs

The inherent dangers of social media, especially one that restricts messages to 140 characters, became apparent when a tweet led to a virtual ideological war about freedom of expression after…

Four Indians held near Islamic State stronghold in Libya, two freed

Four Indians held near Islamic State stronghold in Libya, two freed

India said on Friday that four of its nationals had been detained near the Libyan coastal city of Sirte, an area that is under the control of Islamic State militants,…

Lawmakers Ask Bangladesh To Save Minority Rights

Lawmakers Ask Bangladesh To Save Minority Rights

After years of lobbying on Capitol Hill, Hindu activists in the United States succeeded in getting some U.S. lawmakers to sponsor a resolution demanding Bangladesh address human rights violations against…

‘Drishyam’ Remake Falls A Tad Short

‘Drishyam’ Remake  Falls A Tad Short

– MUMBAI Since the release of Jeethu Joseph’s Malayalam film “Drishyam” (Visual) in 2013, it has been remade in four different languages. The latest is Nishikant Kamat’s Hindi adaptation. In…

Pune-born Technology Veteran Abhay Parasnis Named Adobe CTO

Pune-born Technology Veteran Abhay Parasnis Named Adobe CTO

A Pune-born Indian American technology veteran was named by Adobe as its chief technology officer and senior vice-president of platform technology and services late last month. Abhay Parasnis was appointed…

Indian-American State Lawmaker Gets Public Servant Recognition

Indian-American State Lawmaker Gets Public Servant Recognition

The first Indian-American to be elected to a state legislature in this country was recognized by a foundation that focuses on the achievements of Asian-Americans. Maryland state Assembly Delegate Kumar…

New judge appointed in Indian American’s firebombing trial

New judge appointed in Indian American’s firebombing trial

A new judge has been appointed to oversee a case in which an Indian American man was arrested for plotting to firebomb Jewish facilities and threaten the lives of judges…

Indian American attorney to run for Congress from Florida

Indian American attorney to run for Congress from Florida

Mary Thomas, a conservative Indian American attorney in Tallahassee, Florida, has announced her candidacy for the second Congressional district seat from the state, a media report said on Wednesday. Thomas,…

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