India successfully launches communication satellite in textbook style


Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 27 (IANS) India successfully launched its communication satellite GSAT-6, which has several strategic applications, in textbook style on Thursday using its heavy rocket More...

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British former teacher jailed for secret filming of pupils


London, Aug 28 (IANS) The former teacher of a boarding school in the southwestern port city of Bristol was given a three years and nine months jail sentence on Thursday by a local More...

Police find dozens dead in Hungarian truck in Austria


Vienna, Aug 28 (IANS) A truck with Hungarian licence plate parked at the side of the highway to Vienna on Thursday morning was discovered to have dozens of dead bodies inside, More...

52 killed in clashes in Syria

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Damascus, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) At least 52 people were killed in clashes on Thursday between several Islamist factions and Islamic State (IS) in the northern Syrian province of More...


India successfully launches communication satellite in textbook style

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 27 (IANS) India successfully launched its communication satellite GSAT-6, which has several strategic applications, in textbook style on Thursday More...

Naga deal should not harm Assam, Gogoi to Rajnath

New Delhi/Guwahati, Aug 27 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday told Home Minister Rajnath Singh that the Naga peace pact should not harm Assam’s interests More...

IPL governing council for two new teams next season


Kolkata, Aug 27: The Indian Premier League (IPL) is likely to have two new teams in the next edition, and the cash-rich More...

Sindhu hopes to improve ranking with Super Series


Kolkata, Aug 27: India's badminton ace P.V. Sindhu on Thursday said she aims to improve her ranking by doing More...

Dr. Jayaraman Sivaguru Indian prof gets funds for molecule research

BY A STAFF WRITER FARGO, ND — Dr. Jayaraman Sivaguru, a North Dakota State University (NDSU)...

IACF Photo IACFNJ’s I-Day fete unites community

BY A STAFF WRITER SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ — Indo-American Cultural Foundation of Central New Jersey (IACFNJ),...

SILVER MEDAL PHOTO Indian bags medals at skating championship

BY A STAFF WRITER GRANADA HILLS, CA– Serena Mahendru, a 12-year-old Indian American figure skater from...

Indian man’s tweet to Swaraj saves sister from traffickers


Abu Dhabi, Aug 27 (IANS) A brother’s tweet to Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj led to the More...

Indian sets up $200 mn tractor assembly unit in Ghana

Accra (Ghana), Aug 26 (IANS) Indian-owned West Africa Agro-Tech Company (WAATCO), based in Ghana, has invested $200 million in a tractor..

Man fires shot at Indian restaurant in Australia

Sydney, Aug 26 (IANS) An Indian restaurant in a suburb here witnessed gunfire when an unidentified gunman fired a shot, a..

Shooting scare reported on US campus


Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) Mississippi State University on Thursday said a suspected shooter was taken into More...

Twitter, Facebook suspend Virginia shooter’s accounts

New York, Aug 27 (IANS) Twitter and Facebook have suspended the accounts of Bryce Williams who posted online the videos of..

NBA star accused of gang rape by ex-girlfriend

Chicago, Aug 27: American professional basketball player Derrick Rose is allegedly being sued by his ex-girlfriend, who has claimed that he..

GSLV rocket may be declared fully operational

Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) The Indian space agency would, in all probability, declare its GSLV rocket variant -the GSLV-Mk II –..

Your facial scrub may contain millions of plastic particles

London, Aug 27: Everyday cosmetic and cleaning products contain huge quantities of plastic particles, which are released in the environment and..
The Man who Changed Indian Cinema

Shaping the course of Indian cinema – and society (Book Review)

Title: V. Shantaram: The Man Who Changed Indian Cinema; Author: Madhura Pandit Jasraj; Publisher: Hay House; Pages: 328; Price:Rs.699 Films can..