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San Leandro, Calif. — President Obama July 31 nominated Indian American attorney Amit Priyavadan Mehta to serve on the United States District Court in the District of Columbia.
Ford Motor Co. July 22 named 48-year-old Kumar Galhotra to oversee its luxury Lincoln brand, as part of a move by the U.S. vehicle manufacturer’s new chief executive officer Mark Fields to launch Lincoln cars in China by 2016, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Washington, D.C. — The Obama administration is making a "strategic bet" on India as it has a vital role to play at the global stage, a top Indian American official has said as the United States moves towards implementing its "rebalance to Asia."
Mumbai — Striking gold at the box office with his directorial debut “Kick,” producer Sajid Nadiadwala said celebrations have not stopped at his and actor Salman Khan’s residences.
New Delhi — Aahana Kumra, who plays Amitabh Bachchan’s reel-life daughter Taruni in “Yudh,” admits that meeting the megastar for the first time was "overwhelming" but she did not feel nervous to work with him.
Mumbai — “Heropanti” star Tiger Shroff has been honored with a 5th degree black belt from the official taekwondo organization of South Korea.
Mumbai — The first edition of the International Indian Achiever’s Awards 2014 honored Indian achievers from across industries globally.
Mumbai — Filmmaker Karan Johar has slammed reports that he has signed Bollywood superstars Aamir Khan and Salman Khan for Rs. 150 crore each.
San Leandro, Calif. — TV actress Rhona Mitra may have exotic good looks reflecting her half-Bengali heritage, but she often keeps them under wraps in a biohazard suit on the hit cable series “The Last Ship.”
The Lazarex Cancer Foundation was among more than 35 charities that participated in the 32nd annual San Francisco Marathon July 27 as a fundraising drive. Amongst the key people in the organization who participated was Julie Weiss, the “Marathon Goddess” and brand ambassador for Lazarex Cancer Foundation’s “Team for Life,” who is leading the team’s efforts to raise money for the foundation through endurance sports. She ran 52 marathons in 52 weeks and raised more than $250,000 for pancreatic cancer awareness and treatment advances following the tragic loss of her father just 35 days after diagnosis with the deadly disease. Through her partnership with the Lazarex Cancer Foundation, Weiss is raising funds to help patients with all forms of cancer while continuing her mission to fight pancreatic cancer.
Sachin Tendulkar is one of the greatest cricket players ever, a titan of his sport. But poor Maria Sharapova had never heard of him, never heard of a man who is so beloved in India, he could endorse any product and millions of people would buy it.
When L.K. Advani was dragged kicking and screaming from the post of Bharatiya Janata Party president in 2005 under orders from the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, a diplomatic cable from the U.S. embassy in Delhi to Washington stated that the event "demonstrated the power of the RSS ... and will likely increase the party's (the BJP's) political decline.”
Mumbai — Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan will be the showstopper for ace designer Manish Malhotra at the grand finale of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2014.
Over 25 designers, 10 NGOs, five fashion institutes, 200 fashion design students and about 100 models have collaborated to put together “Havoc 2014,” a fashion extravaganza for a cause.
We are all aware of just how beneficial fruits can be when added to our daily diet. Apart from having various health benefits and being a great source of essential vitamins, certain fruits have beauty-boosting elements in them as well. So, here are the five super fruits you should be eating for bright, soft and healthy skin.