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Pakistan cinemas ban Indian films amid escalating Kashmir tension

Pakistan cinemas ban Indian films amid escalating Kashmir tension

Pakistani cinemas have stopped screening Indian films in “solidarity” with the country’s armed forces, after an escalation of violence in disputed Kashmir between the nuclear-armed neighbors, theater owners said on…

Four South Asians Indicted In Multistate Fraud, Kickback Scheme

Four South Asians Indicted In Multistate Fraud, Kickback Scheme

Four South Asians, including two physicians, were among 5 people who were indicted in a multistate kickback scheme under which they allegedly received $1.37 million in illegal transactions, falsified medical…

Pakistan announces cancellation of Saarc Summit

Pakistan announces cancellation of Saarc Summit

Pakistan on Friday formally announced that the 19th Saarc Summit which was to be held in Islamabad in November this year has been cancelled. A statement form the Foreign Office…

Regional Show Is Bollywood’s New Promotional Hot Ticket

Regional Show Is Bollywood’s  New Promotional Hot Ticket

A garish, sometimes tacky but always boisterous Marathi show is Bollywood’s new hot ticket when it comes to promoting films, signalling an increased focus on regional markets. “Chala Hawa Yeu…

India Signs Agreement With Leading U.S. Museum

India Signs Agreement With Leading U.S. Museum

India’s Ministry of Culture and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, signed a Memorandum of Agreement to continue the Indian Conservation Fellowship Program after a pilot project proved successful.…

Hindu American Foundation Gala Raises $550,000

Hindu American Foundation Gala Raises $550,000

Some 430 people attended the Hindu American Foundation Northern California fundraising gala Sept. 18, at the Indian Community Center in Milpitas, California. They included Hindus, members of other faiths, business…

Ex-Indian Navy Commander Pens A Fairy Tale Based On Seafaring Experience

Ex-Indian Navy Commander Pens A Fairy Tale Based On Seafaring Experience

A retired commander of the Indian Navy has drawn upon his lifelong experience on the high seas to write a fairy tale at age 77, mixing facts with fantasy in…

Visiting Jharkand Chief Minister Urges NRIs To Invest In The State

Visiting Jharkand Chief Minister Urges NRIs To Invest In The State

Visiting Jharkand chief minister Raghubar Das made a high pitch for American investment in the state last week, calling especially upon NRIs from Jharkhand to be partners in the development…

National Organization To Recognize 6 Achievers At Convention

National Organization To Recognize 6 Achievers At Convention

The National Federation of Indian American Associations (NFIA) has selected 6 Indian-Americans it will recognize at the 19th Biennial Convention in Seattle Sept. 30-Oct. 1. These individuals hail from different…

In The Mind Of The Killer: What Triggered Nathan DeSai’s Rampage

In The Mind  Of The Killer: What Triggered Nathan DeSai’s Rampage

A 46-year old Indian-American lawyer dressed in military garb and sporting Nazi emblems, went on a shooting rampage in Houston, Texas, Sept. 26. Investigators are still trying to figure out…

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