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India unveils first-ever comprehensive draft law on human trafficking

India unveils first-ever comprehensive draft law on human trafficking

India’s minister for women and children unveiled a draft of the country’s first-ever comprehensive anti-human trafficking law, which would treat survivors as victims in need of assistance and protection rather…

I Am A Greedy Actor, Says Vidya Balan

I Am A Greedy Actor,  Says Vidya Balan

Actress Vidya Balan says she is a greedy actor and doesn’t believe in restricting herself to Hindi film industry. “I wanted to do a Marathi film as I am from…

I’m Just A Homo Sapien, After All: Kangana Ranaut

I’m Just A Homo Sapien, After All: Kangana Ranaut

Her journey in filmdom has been a “roller-coaster ride”, and Kangana Ranaut likes it this way! Between the highs and lows of stardom, and amidst controversies, the National Award winning…

‘Veerappan’ Makes A Lot Of Noise But Says Very Little

‘Veerappan’ Makes A Lot Of Noise But Says Very Little

Ram Gopal Varma, whose skill sets as a director have plummeted drastically in the last few years, falls further into the abyss by bringing together a bunch of bad actors…

The Halal Guys Donate $30,000 To LaGuardia Community College

The Halal Guys Donate $30,000 To  LaGuardia Community College

The Halal Guys, popular New York City street-food vendor turned worldwide franchise, which has a strong following not just among South Asians in New York City, but also a wide…

Jersey Businessman Inducted Into Rhode Island Hall Of Fame

Jersey Businessman Inducted Into Rhode Island Hall Of Fame

Piyush Patel, 64, a New Jersey businessman, was inducted into the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame in early May. He was among ten inductees announced by RIHHF, April 28,…

New Yorker Jairam Hathwar Named Spelling Bee Co-champion

New Yorker Jairam Hathwar Named Spelling Bee Co-champion

Jairam Hathwar, a 13-year-old from Painted Post, New York, was named co-champion of the 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee competition held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in…

North Jersey Chapter Of Global Organization Launched

North Jersey Chapter Of Global Organization Launched

Recognizing the large Indian-American community in New Jersey, the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin International, launched a second chapter in the state, hoping to reach out to more…

Rediscovering Roshan: A Conversation With Hrithik

Rediscovering Roshan: A Conversation With Hrithik

His struggle to overcome stammering during grown up years, broken marriage with childhood sweetheart Sussanne Khan and his ongoing legal battle with actress Kangana Ranaut has not changed Hrithik Roshan’s…

Undocumented South Asians Placed In Body Bags

Undocumented South Asians Placed In Body Bags

A group of South Asian migrants have alleged that they were forcefully placed in “body bags” and shocked with tasers by Immigration and Customers Enforcement officers while they were being…

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