LEAD STORIES
New England prep school: 13 past staffers engaged in sexual misconduct

New England prep school: 13 past staffers engaged in sexual misconduct

BOSTON – An elite New Hampshire prep school acknowledged on Monday that 13 former members of its staff engaged in sexual misconduct with students in incidents dating back…

Hirsh Vardhan Singh reckons he has good chance to be first Indian American Governor of New Jersey

Hirsh Vardhan Singh reckons he has good chance to be first Indian American Governor of New Jersey

NEW YORK: Republican candidate Hirsh Vardhan Singh, 32, reckons if even 50 percent of the South Asian Diaspora voters come out to vote for him June 6 in…

How did Aalaap Narasipura die? Why is Cornell University PD not revealing details?

How did Aalaap Narasipura die? Why is Cornell University PD not revealing details?

NEW YORK: The death of 20-year-old Aalaap Narasipura, a senior at Cornell University, whose body was found by scuba divers from a body of water known as Fall…

COMMUNITY

Robocup USA 2017 champions heading to Nagoya, Japan for World Championship

Robocup USA 2017 champions heading to Nagoya, Japan for World Championship

Team 004 James Bond – Arjun Agrawal, Vishnu Gade, Aarav Gupta and Siddharth Rochlani won…

Children’s charity holds annual women’s luncheon

Children’s charity holds annual women’s luncheon

LONG ISLAND, NY Children’s Hope India (CHI) held its very annual women’s luncheon on May…

Asian-American Heritage Festival attracts thousands to celebrate diverse cultures

Asian-American Heritage Festival attracts thousands to celebrate diverse cultures

Close to 5,000 people gathered at the New Jersey Expo and Convention Center in Edison…

Dancing Bharatnatyam, Bhangra, Bollywood in the streets of Manhattan

Dancing Bharatnatyam, Bhangra, Bollywood in the streets of Manhattan

Thousands of New Yorkers lined the street from Union Square to Tompkins Square Park in…

Chicago Indian Consulate Kicks off 3rd International Yoga Day, announces follow-up events

Chicago Indian Consulate Kicks off 3rd International Yoga Day, announces follow-up events

In anticipation of the June 24 celebrations for the 3rd International Day of Yoga which…

IMMIGRATION

US academic groups oppose Trump’s F-1 visa-vetting plans

US academic groups oppose Trump’s F-1 visa-vetting plans

WASHINGTON, DC – Dozens of American academic groups have taken a stance against a Trump administration proposal to toughen scrutiny of some U.S. visa applicants, saying it will…

H-IB visa reform should be by Congress, not Donald Trump: Pramila Jayapal

H-IB visa reform should be by Congress, not Donald Trump: Pramila Jayapal

NEW DELHI – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D, Washington) has cautioned the Donald Trump administration against hasty changes in the H1-B visa regime, saying this should be done via…

Give Green Card to Indians on EB-3 and EB-2 visa, then rich investors on EB-5 visa

Give Green Card to Indians on EB-3 and EB-2 visa, then rich investors on EB-5 visa

NEW YORK: In the latest monthly visa bulletin issued by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the EB-3 line for an Indian national to get a…

Passage To India

The Train That Tells – My Life in Mumbai

The Train That Tells – My Life in Mumbai

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows When I was younger, I suffered from fear of…

U.S. AFFAIRS

Hirsh Vardhan Singh reckons he has good chance to be first Indian American Governor of New Jersey

NEW YORK: Republican candidate Hirsh Vardhan Singh, 32, reckons if even 50 percent of the South Asian Diaspora voters come out to vote for him June 6…

INDIA

Indian twins become billionaires riding family’s scooter draft

The twin great grandsons of Mahatma Gandhi’s “fifth son” have become billionaires riding the draft of their uncle’s motorcycle business. Anurang Jain’s net worth hit $1.1 billion,…

POLITICS

Trump is a “devil”: Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna

WASHINGTON, DC: Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna, a Democrat who represents the 17th Congressional District of California, known as the Silicon Valley, called US President Donald Trump…

SOUTH ASIA

Nawaz Sharif meets Pak Army Chief on Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence

ISLAMABAD – A day after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Pakistan to halt the execution of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, Islamabad on Wednesday termed…

COMMUNITY

Robocup USA 2017 champions heading to Nagoya, Japan for World Championship

Team 004 James Bond – Arjun Agrawal, Vishnu Gade, Aarav Gupta and Siddharth Rochlani won the Robocup USA 2017 championship and are headed to Nagoya, Japan for…

ENTERTAINMENT

Reema Lagoo dead, filmdom remembers its fond ‘ma’

MUMBAI The Indian theatre, film and television world on Thursday morning woke up to the news of the untimely demise of veteran actress Reema Lagoo, one of…

LIFESTYLE

Priyanka Chopra looks sizzling in premiere of Baywatch in Miami

The star-studded world premiere of the upcoming summer action-comedy film Baywatch was held in Miami, on the beach, attended by the cast, including Priyanka Chopra, who stars…

CINEMA

From angry young man to angry father: Vinod Khanna’s cinematic voyage

He came into prominence playing an angry young man in a 1970s classic and one of his last major appearances was as an angry implacable father in…