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Burlington Vt. — Vermont state and business leaders breathed a collective sigh of relief Oct. 20 when CEO Sanjay Jha broke the news that his GlobalFoundries company was taking over IBM's micro-chip plant that has operated for decades in Essex Junction.
Houston, Texas — In a breakthrough, a team of Harvard scientists led by an Indian American researcher has discovered a novel way to fight deadly brain cancer with toxin-resistant stem cells.
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Ami Bera’s reelection bid got a major boost when former President Bill Clinton campaigned for the Indian American Democratic member of Congress on the campus of the University of California at Davis Oct. 29.
New Delhi — Superstar Akshay Kumar, who is doing a cameo in his upcoming production venture “The Shaukeens,” says he found it very different to play an alcoholic in the comedy drama.
Aditya Roy Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor were spotted coming out of a Halloween Party at the popular night club Nido, Mumbai. Though the two did not pose together, there are no prizes for guessing what the young alleged couple was doing at the same Halloween party.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, came into the movies after winning Miss World, and was labelled the most beautiful woman in the world. When she entered the Hindi film industry there was no doubt in anyone's mind that she was gorgeous, but she had to prove it to detractors that she can also act. As she turns 41, Nov. 1, we wish the actress a very happy birthday.
Kolkata — Legendary singer Asha Bhosle has sung for a Bengali movie after eight years, for a situational song in Sanjay Nag’s “Parapar.”
The launch of the song "Nakhriley," from "Kill Dil" was held at suburban Mumbai studio recently, and guess who gatecrashed the press conference? Arjun Kapoor! The actor, who was shooting nearby heard that the Kill Dil actors, Ranveer Singh, Parineeti Chopra, Ali Zafar and Govinda, were attending a press conference there, and decided to drop in.
Ajay Devgn has done a little bit of dancing in his career, but has consciously tried to steer clear of dance numbers as much as possible as he hates it. But in his latest film "Action Jackson," Prabhu Deva has pushed the actor and made him look a lot more comfortable by giving him easy steps with tons of attitude.
New Delhi — Like Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal who devoted his life to tracking down and prosecuting war criminals, senior advocate H.S. Phoolka says he will not give up in his fight for justice for the 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims. He says though three decades have elapsed "we have to prove the law of the land is supreme" to punish the guilty and hopes the Narendra Modi government will do its bit.
New Delhi — Thirty years after it lost its charismatic leader Indira Gandhi to the bullets of assassins, the Congress appears a much weakened political force, appearing rudderless and leaderless, with defeats in election after election and reduced to almost a rump party with a highly shrunk presence in the national parliament and in power only in four states.
I know Congressman Mike Honda since he became a congressman in the year 2000.
NEW YORK — A study led by an Indian American researcher has found evidence that daily treatment with sulphoraphane — a molecule found in foods such as broccoli — may improve some symptoms of autism spectrum disorders.
Has that back pain you’ve been ignoring for so long become worse? Is the acidity you thought would go away on its own still burning inside? Is your hair loss becoming more noticeable by the day?
I always wanted to be a manager in the long term and liked to engage in solving complex problems. With this aim, I worked hard alongside my engineering education to gain many relevant soft skills. I wore many different hats — whether it was managing the family business, organizing events at university, preparing cases for the biggest engineering competition in Europe, participating in a strategy planning competition at the national level, leading a multicultural team, advising a startup in their expansion plans or writing grant applications to get funding from the EU.