Europe

Nawaz Sharif raises Kashmir issue in his United Nations General Assembly Speech

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday, Sep 30, raked up the Kashmir issue in his UN general assembly speech. In a bid to show to the world that Pakistan is willing to take peace […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Professor Kartik Chandran Wins Macarthur ‘Genius’ Grant

Kartik Chandran, an IIT Roorkee graduate, associate professor of earth and environmental engineering at Columbia Engineering, has been named a 2015 MacArthur Fellow for his work in “transforming wastewater from a pollutant requiring disposal to a resource for […]

India

Somnath Bharti Denied Bail & surrenders

New Delhi, Sept 28 (TIP): AAP Leader & Former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti turned himself in at the Dwarka North police station here tonight, hours after the Supreme Court rejected his plea for anticipatory […]

Entertainment

Indian-Origin Actor Priyanka Chopra’s “Quantico” Impresses the World

Actress Priyanka Chopra’s ‘Quantico’ premiered in the United States on Sunday night, Sep 27, and took the country by storm. Seeing an Indian actress nail the role of an American FBI recruit came as a […]

India

West Bengal govt makes cabinet papers public : 1938 to 1947

Kolkata: The West Bengal government on Monday, Sep 28, declassified cabinet papers on great freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and allied issues from 1938 to 1947. “Those papers may have been confidential in pre-independent India but today there […]

Other News

Abhinav Bindra wins gold medal at Asian AirGun Championship

Beijing Olympics champion Abhinav Bindra produced some excellent shooting to clinch the gold while London Games bronze medalist Gagan Narang failed to finish on the podium. Bindra shot 208.8 points to clinch the gold medal […]

Other News

Pankaj Advani wins his 14th World Billiards title

India‘s most successful cueist Pankaj Advani on Sunday, Sep 27, won the IBSF World Billiards Championship after outplaying his opponent in the final to take his world title count to 14 in Adelaide, Australia. Advani, 30, […]

Business & Economics

Reserve Bank of India gives 50-Basis-Point Rate Cut: Markets surprised

In a surprise move Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday, Sep 29 announced to cut repo rate by 50 basis points to 6.75 per cent. The governor said many conditions laid down by the RBI […]

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Americas

Two Indian-Origin Doctors Charged With Fraud

Two Indo-Canadian doctor brothers, who run their own independent clinics, have been charged with fraud for billing the Ontario government for medical services they never provided to their patients. Dr Mukesh (Mick) Jain, 45, who […]

Rahul Gandhi in Aspen. Twitter @OfficeOfRG
India

Rahul Gandhi found in Aspen: Its time to switch off Television debates

As it turns out Mr. Gandhi is in Aspen and is attending a conference ‘Weekend with Charlie Rose’. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday tweeted a picture of his attending the Aspen conference in […]

Other News

Google to provide wi-fi at 500 Indian railway stations

Google will collaborate with Indian Railways to provide wi-fi services at 500 stations by next year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced as he visited the headquarters of the search engine giant on Sep 27, 2015. […]

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Entertainment

Salman Khan Begins hard workouts For ‘Sultan’

Superstar Salman Khan @BeingSalmanKhan has started intensive training for wrestling and mixed martial arts for his upcoming film “Sultan” with international action director Larnell Stovall. Salman with do a daily 4 hours workout for 2 months […]

Other News

ASTROSAT, India’s First Astronomical Satellite Launched

A satellite launch vehicle carrying ASTROSAT, India‘s first astronomy observatory to study distant celestial objects, was launched from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh today, Sep 28, 20. PSLV Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C-30 lifted off from […]

Indian Americans

Two Indian American Teens Awarded Gloria Barron ‘Young Heroes’

Two Indian American teens Sonali Ranaweera, 14, of California, and Deepika Kurup, 17, of New Hampshire were among the awardees for the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes – 2015. The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes announced its […]

Indian Americans

Indian Americans Ali Najmi and Satnam Singh Parhar Lose Bid for New York City Council Seat

Indian Americans Ali Najmi and Satnam Singh Parhar lost their bids for New York’s 23rd District City Council seat in the Sept. 10 primary election. Former Assemblyman Barry Grodenchik bested his rivals—including a former aide to Mayor Bill de Blasio—to […]

Entertainment

Sanjay Dutt biopic ‘Dutt’ coming soon

The recent times have seen an array of biopics being made on the celluloid, like Mary Kom, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Paan Singh Tomar, Shahid, The Dirty Picture etc…to name a few. If there’s one person whose biopic […]

Entertainment

SHRADDHA KAPOOR ROOTS FOR CHILDHOOD FRIEND ZOA

In an industry where cat fights are considered common, actress Shraddha Kapoor has come forward to support her “childhood friend” and actress Zoa Morani for her forthcoming film Bhaag Johnny. “My childhood friend’s film releases this […]

Entertainment

Pak refuses no objection certificate to Calendar Girls

Recently, Pakistani distributors reportedly refused filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar’s Calendar Girls fearing backlash from their Censor Board for an objectionable dialogue in the movie. Now, their Ministry of Culture has sent a letter to the Censor Board […]

Entertainment

KATTI BATTI | MOVIE REVIEW

Nikhil Advani’s directorial ‘Katti Batti’ crashed on its first weekday. Kangana Ranaut and Irfan Khan starring movie didn’t start off with very good business in it’s first weekend and then movie witnessed consecutive falls on […]

Entertainment

FOR INJURED ADITI RAO HYDARI, THE SHOW MUST GO ON

Alia Bhatt, who is rumoured to be dating Sidharth Malhotra, says marriage is not on the cards for her as of now as she feels she’s “too young”. There is no thud or bump that can […]

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India

Narendra Modi’s Digital India push

‘Digital India‘ is an enterprise to transform India in a scale unmatched anywhere in the world and it has the potential to make development truly inclusive, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday (September 27). […]

US President Barack Obama during a State Dinner in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, September 25, 2015. (AFP Photo)
United States

Ajay Banga, Indra Nooyi, Satya Nadella Attend Barack Obama’s State Dinner for Xi Jinping

NEW YORK:  Three Indian-American CEOs, Ajay Banga of Master Card, Indra Nooyi of PepsiCo and Satya Nadella of Microsoft, attended President Barack Obama‘s lavish state dinner for Chinese President Xi Jinping. Mr Banga, Ms Nooyi and […]

United States

Goodyear Tyre Maker sued for Accident

An Indian-origin man in the US has sued American tyre major Goodyear holding it responsible for an accident that left him paralysed. Harishkumar Patel, 58, had received a spine injury in 2012 that left him […]

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Indian Americans

Now an APP to Cut Bad Eating Habits | Indian American scientists at Salk Institute

Two Indian-American scientists have designed a new smartphone app that will record your erratic eating habits throughout the day and help you not only cut some bad habits but also prevent “metabolic jetlag”. The purpose […]

Entertainment

Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor at no.1 position in Times Celebex

Salman kept buzzing because of Bajrangi Bhaijaan, which was declared a runaway hit, his production Hero, news on Prem Ratan Dhan Payo and his three brand endorsements. Kareena kept buzzing because of Bajrangi Bhaijaan, news around her upcoming film Udta Punjab, as well as her […]