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‘Badho Bahu’ to break size-zero obsession on TV

‘Badho Bahu’ to break size-zero obsession on TV

In a country where Indian TV soap operas for years have focussed only on kitchen politics and ‘saas-bahu’ dramas, a new show titled “Badho Bahu” will tell a story of…

Pakistanis, Indians respect each other: Om Puri

Pakistanis, Indians respect each other: Om Puri

Veteran Indian actor Om Puri, in Pakistan to promote his new film “Actor in Law”, on Tuesday said that people of the two countries respect each other. Addressing a gathering…

Pakistan needs to join others in fighting terrorism, Kerry says

Pakistan needs to join others in fighting terrorism, Kerry says

Pakistan needs to join other nations in fighting terrorists within its borders, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged on Tuesday, saying Islamabad should not feel isolated by talks between…

U.S. says will look into India’s visa concerns

U.S. says will look into India’s visa concerns

U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker said on Tuesday she would look into India’s concerns over a hike in visa fee for professionals. New Delhi has protested against the hike, which…

Radha Govinda Temple In Brooklyn Celebrates Janmashtami

Radha Govinda Temple In Brooklyn Celebrates Janmashtami

With continuous chanting of ‘Hare Krishna, Krishna Hare’ evening through midnight, and a variety of soulful bhajans in praise of Lord Krishna, the Brooklyn temple of the International Society for…

Siyona Mishra Wins South Asian Spelling Bee

Siyona Mishra Wins South Asian Spelling Bee

Siyona Mishra of Orlando, Fla. correctly spelled the word “zubrowka”, meaning a dry straw- colored liqueur of vodka flavored with herbs during the 2016 MassMutual South Asian Spelling Bee finals…

Janmashtami Block Party In Queens Draws Thousands

Janmashtami Block Party In Queens Draws Thousands

The Radha Govind Dham New York in Glen Oaks, Queens, celebrated annual Janmashtami block party with over 4,000 devotees attending the event Aug. 25. The organizers said this was the…

Prayers Held For Pramukh Swami Across Tristate Area

Prayers Held For Pramukh Swami Across Tristate Area

Hundreds of grieving men, women and children gathered at Swaminarayan temples over two dozen locations across the Tri-state Aug, 21 to hold prayers in remembrance and honor of Pramukh Swami…

9/11 Memorial Museum Docent To Run For Jersey City Board Of Education

9/11 Memorial Museum Docent  To Run For Jersey City Board Of Education

An Indian-American business professional, who is one of the 180 certified 9/11 historian docents has announced he is running for the Jersey City Board of Education in New Jersey, news…

Sanders Endorses Peter Jacob For Congress From N.J.’s District 7

Sanders Endorses Peter Jacob For Congress From N.J.’s District 7

While Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders ceded his bid for the presidential nomination to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, he is continuing his “political revolution” pressing the establishment to lean…

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