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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US drone strike kills five Al-Qaeda members in Yemen


Aden (Yemen), Aug 27 (IANS) At least five Al-Qaeda gunmen were killed and two injured in a US drone strike in Yemen’s Hadramout provice on Thursday, a government official More...

China, Australia, US hold trilateral military exercise

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Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) China, Australia and the US on Thursday commenced a trilateral military exercise in Australia, officials said. This is the second defence exercise between More...

China blasts toll rises to 145


Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) The toll in the warehouse explosions that rocked China’s Tianjin city two weeks ago rose to 145 on Thursday, the media reported.   All the 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...

Bayern’s Alcantara pens contract extension

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Munich, Aug 27: Midfielder Thiago Alcantara on Thursday extended his contract with German football giants Bayern Munich More...

Lodha committee report to dominate BCCI meeting


Kolkata, Aug 27: The Lodha Committee report is likely to top the discussions as the Board of Control for Cricket 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..

Kyrgios should look up to Nadal: McEnroe


New York, Aug 27: Tennis great John McEnroe believes controversial Australian player Nick Kyrgios should look More...

Serena greatest women’s tennis player: McEnroe

New York, Aug 27: Tennis legend John McEnroe believes 21-time Grand Slam title winner Serena Williams is the greatest female player..

Killings of journalists puts gun violence in US in focus

Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) As the killing of two journalists on live TV brought the issue of gun violence in America..

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..