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  • India

    Mangalyaan 23 Days Away from Red Planet

    Chennai: In a major boost to the Indian scientific community, the Mars Orbiter Mission Mangalyaan, on its maiden tryst with the Red planet, has completed 300 days of its journey in space and is just 23 days away from reaching its intended orbit.

    • 9:12 am
  • India

    Did Execs of Telecom Firm Indicted in 2G Scam Visit CBI Director’s Home?

    New Delhi: CBI Director Ranjit Sinha was on Tuesday at the center of a controversy with an NGO telling the Supreme Court that the entry register to his residence reveals visits executives of a telecom firm indicted in the 2G spectrum scam.

    • 9:12 am
  • India

    Vijay Mallya Is Called ‘Willful’ Defaulter by Bank

    Kolkata: Business tycoon Vijay Mallya and three other Kingfisher Airlines executives have been declared “willful defaulters” by the state-run United Bank of India, opening up legal action against the promoter and directors of the grounded airline.

    • 9:13 am

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  • Bollywood

    Madhuri Dixit Joins Shahrukh Khan and ‘Happy New Year’ Team’s SLAM Tour

    The "Happy New Year" team that includes Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Sonu Sood, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Vivaan Shah and director Farah Khan is all set to take off for the “SLAM” concerts in the U.S. and Canada. Apart from the cast, singers Yo Yo Honey Singh and Kanika Kapoor, as well as actress Malaika Arora Khan will also perform during the tour. But there is another last-minute addition to this list — actress Madhuri Dixit Nene. The latest promotional video of the concert shows Madhuri as part of “SLAM.” She is slated to dance to some of her popular solo numbers, and also team up with Shahrukh to perform some of the duo’s much-loved romantic songs.

    • September 01
  • Bollywood

    Fawad Khan: Bollywood Debut was Not Preplanned

    Mumbai — Popular Pakistani actor Fawad Khan, who is making his debut in Bollywood with the remake of “Khoobsurat,” a cult comedy of the ‘80s, says his entry into Hindi films was not preplanned and hence he was nervous facing the new world of cinema here.

    • September 01
  • Bollywood

    ‘Mary Kom’ Goes Tax-Free in Uttar Pradesh

    Lucknow — The Uttar Pradesh government Aug. 31 announced the exemption of entertainment tax on Priyanka Chopra-starrer “Mary Kom.”

    • September 01
  • Blogs

    To Study or Not to Study English: India Debates

    New Delhi: Nearly two centuries after Lord Macaulay championed the introduction of English as a medium of education in India in 1835, a debate is still raging on the suitability of what many describe as a "foreign language" in a polyglot nation that has 22 official languages and over 350 dialects.

  • Blogs

    Modi Sends Advani, BJP Old Guard into Exile

    Narendra Modi seems to be following this precept for the elderly in the Bharatiya Janata Party, at least in terms of political ostracism though not in the form of banishment from the material comforts of life.

  • Blogs

    College Admissions Season Begins…Again

    The arrival of Aug. 1 brings this year’s college admission process into full swing. The common application for private schools and UC application for the UC schools launched on Aug. 1, officially marking the first day college-ready students can submit their applications.

  • Sports

    India Clinch One-day Series with Huge Victory

    Birmingham, England: Ajinkya Rahane smashed his maiden ODI century as India clinched its first 50-over series win on English soil in 24 years after thrashing the hosts by nine wickets in the fourth one-dayer.

    • September 02

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  • Health Beauty

    Overcoming Stigmas: Starting the Conversation about South Asian Mental Health

    I am an Indian American woman born and raised in the Bay Area.  Both of my parents immigrated here in the 1970’s as physicians.  I, too, am a physician (as is often the case in Indian physician families).  But I decided to pursue a field of medicine not often entered by Indian doctors. I am a psychiatrist. 

    • August 28
  • Health Beauty

    ‘Project Runway’ Puts Indian American Designer to the Test

    San Leandro, Calif. — Birmingham, Ala., designer Sandhya Garg has not had an easy time of it on Season 13 of Lifetime’s reality series “Project Runway.” The Indian American fashion hopeful faced harsh words from her competitors as she survived numerous challenges, such as having to use fabric picked by other contestants.

    • August 26
  • Health Beauty

    Priyanka Chopra Sizzles at Lakme Fashion Week: View Photos

    Mumbai — Priyanka Chopra, who confessed on Twitter that she gets nervous while walking on the ramp and is always scared that she’ll trip, sizzled when she finally took to the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week Aug. 24. If she was nervous it didn’t show, as the “Mary Kom” actress looked confident and glamorous. Chopra was the showstopper for designer Varun Bahl, and stopped many hearts as she carried off the classy look with élan. Chopra was wearing high-waisted black pants and a short top, which were teamed up with a beautiful neckpiece. What stood out though was her short puffed-up hairdo. It upped the glamour quotient by several notches and completed the classic look. 

    • August 25
  • Weddings

    6 Fashion Blunders a New Bride Must Avoid!

    Every bride wants to look her best not only at all her wedding functions, but also before and after the wedding. And she definitely leaves no stone unturned to make this happen by investing a lot of time and money into shopping for clothes, cosmetics, accessories, etc. Perfect outfits, perfect hair, and in fact, perfection in everything is what she desires. But what happens when this desire turns into fashion faux pas? We give you six fashion mistakes that new brides should avoid in order to save themselves from looking awkward at any occasion after their wedding.

    • August 18