New York’s Jamaica Bay has become a sacred pilgrimage spot for Hindus in Queens. On Fridays and Sundays scores of Hindu devotees descend on the beaches of North Channel Bridge, as well as Ferry Point Park and Rockaways, from dawn to dusk to pray and cast offerings into the bay, which many liken to the sacred Indian river Ganges.
The Indian public is under threat from satirical images of Sonia Gandhi? Really?
Local elites in many developing societies shared the Western sensibilities and often took draconian measures to limit population growth.
We may be headed for a fairly long economic downturn, Far from improving, Western economies could slide into a double dip recession. We could be sitting on a powder keg, which will explode.
The sensational media reports based on U.S. diplomatic cables exposed by Wikileaks have glossed over the gross ineptitude and incompetence that they also expose of the U.S. foreign policy establishment.
Rajat Gupta is accused of giving Galleon's Raj Rajaratnam insider information on Proctor & Gamble and Goldman Sachs in 2008 and 2009 in civil and criminal complaints unsealed today.
Every $20,000 in charitable giving may have saved Galleon Founder Raj Rajaratnam one day in jail.
Galleon Fund's Raj Rajaratnam is sentenced to 11 years in prison, fined $10 million and ordered to forfeit almost $54 million.
Is Indian sexual vitality losing out to Western concepts?
The richest people and companies — such as Fortune magazine’s list of the world’s largest companies or the world’s richest — are atleast based on measurable criteria of wealth, and even they hit and miss, because not all assets are in accessible public databases.
"Having recovered from the crisis invoked by our visa revocation and his tyrannical management style, Modi is positioning himself as a national leader by reminding people that Gujarat has done a fine job of economic governance, notwithstanding the black stain the (2002) riots left,."
Over a space of just 20 months, Rahul Gandhi went from being dismissed as an "empty suit" to a "practiced politician" who was "comfortable with the nuts and bolts of party organization," belying the image of a "dilettante."
A State Minister was "forced to do sit-ups in front of her as penance for not first asking permission to call on UP's governor" by Mayawati, according to a U.S. Embassy cable.
In a page out of the Cold War, U.S. diplomats proposed recruiting Bollywood celebrities for the country's Afghanistan propaganda campaign.
"Enjoying marital bliss. Team Dixit-Nene on their way to India!"
A specialist in computer-aided knee replacement surgery, Arun Mullaji's surgery on Singvi is the first commercial non-experimental orthopedic (knee replacement) surgery in Asia to have been done using an iPod Touch.
A restaurant in Dubai has set a new Guinness record by preparing the world's largest doner kebab at 468 kg.
Hindus conceive of creation as part of an ongoing cycle of creation and destruction, with our current universe forming several billions of years ago, and God manifesting along the spectrum of evolutionary speciation when necessary.