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Two Indian-Americans Win National Spelling Bee Championship

Two Indian-Americans Win National Spelling Bee Championship

They made it tougher this year, introducing words derived from trickier and more obscure languages like Irish Gaelic, Maori and Mayan, and forced them to spell three times…

Red Road turns green as Mamata takes over Bengal’s reins again

Red Road turns green as Mamata takes over Bengal’s reins again

Kolkata’s vital thoroughfare Red Road on Friday took on a green hue as thousands of ecstatic Trinamool Congress supporters — their faces smeared in the green colour of…

Kamala Harris catches ride on populist wave in California Senate primary

Kamala Harris catches ride on populist wave in California Senate primary

It was the kind of affirmation that candidates covet, especially in the year of the 99 percent: a woman who lost her home to foreclosure stood up at…

COMMUNITY

California Governor Endorses Kamala Harris For U.S. Senate

California Governor Endorses  Kamala Harris For U.S. Senate

Governor of California Jerry Brown endorsed one of the two leading Democratic candidates for the…

Neera Tanden Appointed To Democratic Party Platform Committee

Neera Tanden Appointed To Democratic Party Platform Committee

Two Indian-Americans have been selected to be on the important Democratic Platform Drafting Committee, one…

Two Indian-Americans Win National Spelling Bee Championship

Two Indian-Americans Win National Spelling Bee Championship

They made it tougher this year, introducing words derived from trickier and more obscure languages…

6-year-old Wins Hearts Despite Losing National Spelling Bee

6-year-old Wins Hearts Despite Losing National Spelling Bee

Journalists’ rule of thumb that winners, not also-rans, make news stories were set aside last…

Engineer To Get $7.5 Million In Settlement After Fall In Pa. Museum

Engineer To Get $7.5 Million In Settlement After Fall In Pa. Museum

Phani Guthula may not have seen “The Gates of Hell”, one of the most famous…

INDIA

For world records, Indian man removes teeth and gets over 500 tattoos

For world records, Indian man removes teeth and gets over 500 tattoos

An Indian man obsessed with setting Guinness world records got 366 flags tattooed on his body and had all his teeth removed so he could put nearly 500…

China and India have a huge problem with racism toward black people

China and India have a huge problem with racism toward black people

Just minutes before his birthday, Masonda Ketanda Olivier was beaten to death. The Congolese national was confronted by a mob of men late at night last Friday in…

Cinema under a bridge provides Bollywood escape for Delhi’s poor

Cinema under a bridge provides Bollywood escape for Delhi’s poor

A makeshift cinema hall under a 140-year-old bridge in the Indian capital is allowing poor rickshaw pullers and migrant laborers to escape daily hardship and sweltering heat into…

CRIME

Indian shops attacked in Congo over killing of Congolese national in Delhi

Indian shops attacked in Congo over killing of Congolese national in Delhi

The Indian embassy in Kinshasa, Congo, has urged all Indian nationals to “keep a low profile” for the next couple of…

U.S. AFFAIRS

California Governor Endorses Kamala Harris For U.S. Senate

Governor of California Jerry Brown endorsed one of the two leading Democratic candidates for the U.S. Senate, Kamala Harris, giving a boost to the Attorney General’s campaign…

INDIA

For world records, Indian man removes teeth and gets over 500 tattoos

An Indian man obsessed with setting Guinness world records got 366 flags tattooed on his body and had all his teeth removed so he could put nearly…

POLITICS

China and India have a huge problem with racism toward black people

Just minutes before his birthday, Masonda Ketanda Olivier was beaten to death. The Congolese national was confronted by a mob of men late at night last Friday…

SOUTH ASIA

Pakistan sees jihad as low-cost option to bleed India: Haqqani

Prosecution of jihadis in Pakistan is difficult as the system considers them to be “the good guys”, according to Husain Haqqani, Pakistan’s former envoy to the US.…

COMMUNITY

California Governor Endorses Kamala Harris For U.S. Senate

Governor of California Jerry Brown endorsed one of the two leading Democratic candidates for the U.S. Senate, Kamala Harris, giving a boost to the Attorney General’s campaign…

ENTERTAINMENT

‘Waiting’ Full Of Lazy Stereotypes And Tired Plot Lines

In a particularly effective scene, the two main characters of Anu Menon‘s film “Waiting” have a heated argument in a hospital parking lot about their respective spouses.…

LIFESTYLE

China and India have a huge problem with racism toward black people

Just minutes before his birthday, Masonda Ketanda Olivier was beaten to death. The Congolese national was confronted by a mob of men late at night last Friday…

CINEMA

‘Waiting’ Full Of Lazy Stereotypes And Tired Plot Lines

In a particularly effective scene, the two main characters of Anu Menon‘s film “Waiting” have a heated argument in a hospital parking lot about their respective spouses.…