Gujarat violence shocked, pained nation: Modi


New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Gujarat violence over job reservations that left 10 people dead shocked and pained the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.   Describing the widespread More...

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Every Nepal-India boundary pillar to have GPS observation


Kathmandu, Aug 30 (IANS) Nepal and India have agreed to install global positioning system (GPS) in every boundary pillar between the two neighbouring countries.   The decision More...

Malaysia protests against PM enter second day


Kuala Lumpur, Aug 30 (IANS) Protests in Malaysia calling for Prime Minister Najib Razak to resign over a financial scandal and demanding constitutional reform continued for More...

India will suffer if it attacks Pakistan: Minister

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Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) India will suffer "heavy losses" if it goes to war against Pakistan, Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif warned on Sunday.   "If More...


Will widen reservation movement: Hardik Patel

New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Patel community leader Hardik Patel on Sunday vowed to join hands with other communities to widen the movement over reservation in education and jobs. "We More...

Kejriwal launches amnesty scheme for power consumers

New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday launched a one-time amnesty scheme for lakhs of electricity consumers in the city who had not cleared More...

CAB announces World Cup organising committee


Kolkata, Aug 30: The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Sunday announced its 15-member committee who will look after More...

CFL: East Bengal continue rampaging form, beat SAI 3-1

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Kolkata, Aug 30: City football heavyweights East Bengal continued their march to the title with their fifth straight 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...

Sikhs blame conversions, drugs for declining population


Toronto, Aug 30 (IANS) Sikh leaders in North America blame conversions, drugs and migration for the decline More...

Court awards Indo-Canadian activist $11,360 for unlawful arrest

Toronto, Aug 29 (IANS) A court has awarded an Indo-Canadian activist C$15,000 ($11,360) in damages for being unlawfully arrested by two..

Indian-origin baby sitter to serve 14 years for toddler’s death

New York, Aug 28 (IANS) A 29-year-old Indian-American baby sitter will serve 14 years in prison in the US after she..

RBI on wait-and-watch mode on interest rates cut: Rajan

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Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan has said the RBI was watching More...

RBI tackling inflation: Rajan

Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan says he is trying to bring down India’s high..

I was depressed about my looks says Miley Cyrus

Los Angeles, Aug 30: Singer Miley Cyrus has said that she used to be "depressed" because of her appearence, but she..
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Smartphone sensor to tell how well you sleep

London, Aug 30 (IANS) A new sensor, once connected to a smartphone, can tell how well you sleep apart from monitoring..

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..