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Indian couple accused of faking widely praised Everest climb

Indian couple accused of faking widely praised Everest climb

In early June, Dinesh and Tarakeshwari Rathod told reporters that they had climbed the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest. In doing so, the two 30-year-olds —…

India’s top court refuses to hear gay-sex ban challenge

India’s top court refuses to hear gay-sex ban challenge

India’s Supreme Court refused on Wednesday to hear a petition challenging a law criminalizing gay sex, a setback for gay rights activists battling in the country’s courts to…

India’s top court to consider intervening in Muslim ‘triple talaq’ divorce law

India’s Supreme Court said it will examine how far it could interfere in Muslim laws governing family-related issues as it heard a plea to end a practice allowing…

COMMUNITY

“I Want To Be A Storyteller,” Freida Says At Meeting With First Lady

Freida Pinto, the Indian actress who shot to fame for her role in the Oscar-winning movie…

Sikh American Community Holds Vigil for Orlando Victims

Sikh American Community Holds Vigil for Orlando Victims

In remembrance of the 49 victims of one of the worst mass shootings in American…

Aziz Ansari Slams Trump Over Proposed Muslim Ban

Aziz Ansari Slams Trump Over Proposed Muslim Ban

Indian-American actor Aziz Ansari slammed Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump for “spewing hate speech”…

Pakistani-American Is Trying To Make Comic Books More Diverse

Pakistani-American Is Trying To Make Comic Books More Diverse

Sana Amanat may help guide a diverse range of comic-book superheroes now, but when she…

Batting For NRIs: GOPIO urges Indian government to bolster ties with Diaspora

Batting For NRIs: GOPIO urges  Indian government to bolster ties with Diaspora

With over 200 delegates from 20 countries in attendance, the two-day biennial convention of Global…

INDIA

Indian couple accused of faking widely praised Everest climb

Indian couple accused of faking widely praised Everest climb

In early June, Dinesh and Tarakeshwari Rathod told reporters that they had climbed the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest. In doing so, the two 30-year-olds —…

India’s top court refuses to hear gay-sex ban challenge

India’s top court refuses to hear gay-sex ban challenge

India’s Supreme Court refused on Wednesday to hear a petition challenging a law criminalizing gay sex, a setback for gay rights activists battling in the country’s courts to…

India’s top court to consider intervening in Muslim ‘triple talaq’ divorce law

India’s Supreme Court said it will examine how far it could interfere in Muslim laws governing family-related issues as it heard a plea to end a practice allowing…

Passage To India

Trains, Rickshaws & Jeeps: Calcutta To Darjeeling

Trains, Rickshaws & Jeeps: Calcutta To Darjeeling

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows “The train can reassure you in awful places –…

U.S. AFFAIRS

“I Want To Be A Storyteller,” Freida Says At Meeting With First Lady

Freida Pinto, the Indian actress who shot to fame for her role in the Oscar-winning movie Slumdog Millionaire, says her passion in life goes beyond the film world.…

INDIA

Indian couple accused of faking widely praised Everest climb

In early June, Dinesh and Tarakeshwari Rathod told reporters that they had climbed the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest. In doing so, the two 30-year-olds…

POLITICS

India’s top court refuses to hear gay-sex ban challenge

India’s Supreme Court refused on Wednesday to hear a petition challenging a law criminalizing gay sex, a setback for gay rights activists battling in the country’s courts…

SOUTH ASIA

Eight Indian police officials dead, 20 injured in Kashmir militant attack

Militants killed eight Indian police officials and injured 20 when they attacked a security convoy in northern Jammu & Kashmir state on Saturday, a police spokesman said,…

COMMUNITY

“I Want To Be A Storyteller,” Freida Says At Meeting With First Lady

Freida Pinto, the Indian actress who shot to fame for her role in the Oscar-winning movie Slumdog Millionaire, says her passion in life goes beyond the film world.…

ENTERTAINMENT

“I Want To Be A Storyteller,” Freida Says At Meeting With First Lady

Freida Pinto, the Indian actress who shot to fame for her role in the Oscar-winning movie Slumdog Millionaire, says her passion in life goes beyond the film world.…

LIFESTYLE

India’s top court to consider intervening in Muslim ‘triple talaq’ divorce law

India’s Supreme Court said it will examine how far it could interfere in Muslim laws governing family-related issues as it heard a plea to end a practice…

CINEMA

Indian music needs respectable place to flourish: Sonu Nigam

From hip-hop, jazz to EDM and rap songs, the Indian music industry is in “interesting times” when native music is getting a heightened tough of western music,…