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India Inc. commits Rs.450,000 crore for Modi’s ‘Digital India’

India Inc. commits Rs.450,000 crore for Modi’s ‘Digital India’

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) As Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the “Digital India Week” here on Wednesday, India Inc. committed an investment of Rs.450,000 crore (some $75…

He’s the Garrison Keillor of India, and he’s reviving the art of storytelling

He’s the Garrison Keillor of India, and he’s reviving the art of storytelling

New Delhi — Every weeknight, millions of Indians tune their radios to the mellifluous voice of Neelesh Misra spinning tales of a vanishing way of life in a…

COMMUNITY

South Asians Hold Vigil For Charleston Church Shooting Victims

South Asians Hold Vigil For Charleston Church Shooting Victims

“Which history will we continue? As immigrants, we can either perpetuate the history of racism,…

A doctor frets about watching and waiting

A doctor frets about watching and waiting

Two weeks after my wife has a hysterectomy, she begins experiencing fevers that rise and…

Maharashtra Chief Minister Makes Investment Pitch in N.Y.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Makes Investment Pitch in N.Y.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis last week made a high pitch for investment in his state,…

N.Y.C. Mayor’s Cricket Cup Sparks Popular Interest In The Sport

N.Y.C. Mayor’s Cricket Cup Sparks Popular Interest In The Sport

Smack of willow on leather is one of the sweetest sounds during summer for cricket…

INDIA

India Inc. commits Rs.450,000 crore for Modi’s ‘Digital India’

India Inc. commits Rs.450,000 crore for Modi’s ‘Digital India’

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) As Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the “Digital India Week” here on Wednesday, India Inc. committed an investment of Rs.450,000 crore (some $75…

He’s the Garrison Keillor of India, and he’s reviving the art of storytelling

He’s the Garrison Keillor of India, and he’s reviving the art of storytelling

New Delhi — Every weeknight, millions of Indians tune their radios to the mellifluous voice of Neelesh Misra spinning tales of a vanishing way of life in a…

U.S.-based doctors’ group promoting veganism in India

U.S.-based doctors’ group promoting veganism in India

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A lot of Hollywood actors were already doing it but when closer home Bollywood icon Aamir Khan recently announced his plans of turning…

CRIME

Business Associate Murders Texas Cardiologist, Kills Himself

Business Associate Murders Texas Cardiologist, Kills Himself

Family and friends describe Texas cardiologist Suresh Gadasalli who was killed by his patient and business associate on June 12, as…

U.S. AFFAIRS

Nikki Haley went from tea party star to a leader of the New South

BAMBERG, S.C. — Public life in this tiny town — all two main roads of it — centers on the Hardee’s, the strip mall with the town’s…

INDIA

India Inc. commits Rs.450,000 crore for Modi’s ‘Digital India’

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) As Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the “Digital India Week” here on Wednesday, India Inc. committed an investment of Rs.450,000 crore (some…

POLITICS

Indian Supreme Court says no compromise in rape case with wedlock offer

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that a rape accused would not be let off the hook even if he agrees to…

SOUTH ASIA

NGO Pledges $330,000 For Nepal Quake Victims

Ekal USA, a Houston-based non-profit working on education among poor children in India has pledged a total of some $330,000, including $100,000 from Ekal-USA and the rest…

COMMUNITY

South Asians Hold Vigil For Charleston Church Shooting Victims

“Which history will we continue? As immigrants, we can either perpetuate the history of racism, or we can continue the traditions of justice and unity across communities.…

ENTERTAINMENT

Content Rules Over Star Power In Southern Cinema

Chennai, June 30 (IANS) The first six months of 2015 saw approximately 280 releases in the southern film industry, but performance-wise, it was a mixed first half.…

LIFESTYLE

U.S.-based doctors’ group promoting veganism in India

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A lot of Hollywood actors were already doing it but when closer home Bollywood icon Aamir Khan recently announced his plans of…

CINEMA

Content Rules Over Star Power In Southern Cinema

Chennai, June 30 (IANS) The first six months of 2015 saw approximately 280 releases in the southern film industry, but performance-wise, it was a mixed first half.…