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China can coop with India in nuclear sector official

‘China can cooperate with India in nuclear sector’

NEW DELHI: Describing China as an “important player” in the nuclear sector, a senior Chinese state policy researcher has said it is one of the areas where it can cooperate… Read more »

Chinese military unveils new weapons after SCS verdict

Chinese military unveils new weapons after SCS verdict

BEIJING: Chinese military has unveiled a range of new weapons, including long-range missiles, amid calls by its top officials to be combat-ready following a landmark verdict by an UN-backed tribunal… Read more »

Mann apologises for video filming as Speaker summons him

Mann apologizes for video filming as Speaker summons him

NEW DELHI: Amid an uproar, AAP MP Bhagwant Mann today gave an unconditional apology over his video filming of the Parliament security as he was summoned by Lok Speaker Sumitra… Read more »

Parliament videography issue AAP defends Mann

Parliament videography issue: AAP defends Mann

NEW DELHI: Amid a raging row over AAP MP Bhagwant Mann filming the high-security Parliament House complex, the party today defended the lawmaker, saying he was only trying to “show”… Read more »

Modi lays foundation stone for fertiliser plant in Gorakhpur

Modi lays foundation stone for fertilizer plant in Gorakhpur

GORAKHPUR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid the foundation stone for the revival of a sick fertilizer plant here, a move which will create up to 4,000 jobs and ensure… Read more »

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Seers need to work towards a modern India: PM

GORAKHPUR: Seers and the various religious orders can play a major role in making India modern and prosperous, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said, noting that many of them have taken… Read more »

'Madaari' is an erratic act

‘Madaari’ is an erratic act

An unusual plot and a consistently dazzling pivotal performance from Irrfan give Madaari its edge, but nothing that the storyline and the actor bring to the table can prevent the… Read more »

Kejriwal meets Dalit accused of cop's murder

Kejriwal meets Dalit accused of cop’s murder

RAJKOT: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today stoked a controversy when he met a Dalit youth arrested for allegedly murdering a police head constable in Amreli during protests over the thrashing… Read more »

Lalu again hits out at PM for ''silence'' on Dalit atrocities

Lalu again hits out at PM for ‘silence’ on Dalit atrocities

PATNA: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for second successive day today on his “continued silence” on atrocities against Dalits and wondered whether “these incidents… Read more »

Dayashankar still on the run, his family to lodge FIR

Dayashankar still on the run, his family to lodge FIR against BSP

LUCKNOW: Raids were conducted by police overnight to trace expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh even as his family threatened to file an FIR against Mayawati and senior BSP leaders for allegedly… Read more »

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Naperville Indian Community to host India Day Parade

CHICAGO: Naperville Indian Community Outreach(ICO) in association with City of Naperville and Indian Consulate will be hosting the second grand India Day Parade and celebration on August 14, 2016 (Sunday)… Read more »

Atlanta Winner (Left to Right): Rahul Walia, founder of The MetLife South Asian Spelling Bee, Sreeniketh Vogoti, regional champion, Navya Murugesan, first runner-up, and Pavani Chittemsetty, second runner-up

2016 South Asian Spelling Bee winners

ATLANTA: The South Asian Spelling Bee, now sponsored by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company with its acquisition of MetLife’s Premiere Client Group, continues its legacy in its ninth year. In… Read more »

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Fremont Temple appoints new head priest

FREMONT, CA: Over the years, Fremont Hindu Temple has been expanding its services and reach to the devotees. There has been an increasing number of prayer services, personal support to… Read more »

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Samanvita glides through historic dance performance

ST LOUIS: A Midwest city, St Louis had a beautiful Kathak (a classical Indian form of dance) performance on Saturday, July 9. by a 14 year old Samanvita Kasthuri, a… Read more »

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No “Persuasion” needed to see this gem….

Pulled from ordinary situations, Jane Austen’s final play, “Persuasion” was deftly presented by seasoned actors from the Livermore Shakespeare Festival (LSF), under the direction of the talented Mary Ann Rodgers and… Read more »

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FOG highlights severity of sex crimes

Sexual crime against youth is a pressing and unfortunately ubiquitous issue that continues to draw major attention worldwide. Its causes and effects extend beyond cultural boundaries of region, religion, race,… Read more »

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Yoga and Ayurveda at Harvard Symposium

Boston A one-day Symposium on Integrative Medicine and the Role of Yoga and Ayurveda was convened by multiple organizations headed by the Indo-American Health Initiatives at the Gordon Hall of… Read more »

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Guru-Shishya-Parampara: Still Alive

Guru Purnima which falls on Tuesday 19th July, is observed on the full moon day during Ashadha month of the Hindu calendar. This is a day when we pay obeisance and… Read more »

Rajna Swaminathan playing Mrudangam with her accompanists

Music Nite In Boston

BOSTON: The Sub-continental Drift (SubDrift), organized their amazing monthly “open mics” program on Friday, Jul 15 at Danger!Awesome, Cambridge to showcase the basement talents by South Asian Americans. This event… Read more »

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Presentation on Ayurveda by Dr Sehgal at MIT

Dr. Anusha Sehgal, BAMS. MD (Ayurveda), presented a brilliant and educational talk on, ‘Metal Toxicity and the Controversy Surrounding Ayurveda’ on 13th July in at MIT, Cambridge. She said that in… Read more »