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Rep. Kathleen Rice, D-New York, announced Feb. 5 that she would join the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans, at a meeting of the Indian American Voters Forum.
When Cornell University launches its integrated College of Business, uniting all three of its accredited business programs, Soumitra Dutta will assume the role of dean.
Four Indian Americans were among 80 United States-based engineers named members by the National Academy of Engineers.
MUMBAI — Former Indian test skipper Mohammed Azharuddin celebrated his 53rd birthday recently. Emraan Hashmi wished him “Happy Birthday” in a unique way: The actor specially shot his own photograph inspired by Azharuddin’s looks in his early days when he had made his debut as a test cricketer in the 1980s.
NEW DELHI — Actress Yami Gautam says she is both excited and nervous about working opposite superstar Hrithik Roshan in “Kaabil.”
Ever since "Yeh Hai Mohabbatein" went on air, fans have been hoping and praying to make Karan Patel and Divyanka Tripathi a couple in real life. Anyway, when Patel got married to Ankita Bhargava, they lost hope and moved on.
MUMBAI — Preity Zinta is miffed with all the rumors surrounding her impending marriage plans. The actress says she is fed up with “manufactured news,” adding that there is no need for any speculations, as she will make an announcement when she has to.
MUMBAI — Superstar Salman Khan, who is prepping for his upcoming film “Sultan,” looks clean-shaven yet rugged in the Ali Abbas Zafar directorial.
NEW DELHI — The Supreme Court Feb. 9 gave film star Govinda two weeks’ time to meet Santosh Bateshwar Ray to tender an apology and settle the dispute over an alleged 2009 slapping incident.
On the afternoon of Feb. 8, India’s telecom regulator finally put to rest the fiery net neutrality debate in India — by ruling against zero rating and differential tariffs.
Like millions of other Americans, I was tuned into President Obama’s State of the Union (SOTU) address Jan. 12. I normally glaze over these things, because it’s the usual gibber gabber of gun laws, immigration, the Middle East, healthcare, and whatever political fluff comes into Obama’s speechwriters’ heads. I don’t lean towards Democrats or Republicans, so it wasn’t like I watching the SOTU, anticipating that every phrase would make me feel good, in the way that many of my Democrat friends were that night.
On Jan. 25, the Hillary Clinton campaign came to Southern California. Chelsea Clinton, representing her mother, flew to Los Angeles from New York to speak to supporters at various events in the Southland.
WASHINGTON — The American Heart Association has for the first time issued a scientific statement on female heart attacks, underscoring knowledge gaps and outlining the priority steps needed to better understand and treat heart disease in women.
BENGALURU — An Indian biotech company’s “breakthrough” claim that it has developed two “candidate vaccines” against the Zika virus — while being hailed as a ‘made in India’ product — has alarmed some virologists.
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM — Transgenders, who are striving hard to find a place in mainstream society, will soon turn entrepreneurs in Kerala with the launch of a taxi service which will be owned and operated by them, a first in the south Indian state.