April 2011

Searching For India

Wikipedia, the CIA and the U.S. State Department are the principal sources for a majority of people searching for information about India on the Web.

Going Home

The study found that family considerations and a desire to give back were the strongest motivators for returning to India.

Preparing The Underprivileged

Do Super 30 and other coaching classes make the grade?.

Changing Habits

Finding a new recipe for success in India’s food markets.

The New McCarthyism

Islamic terrorists should indeed be ferreted out wherever they are. But King’s hearings and other Republican and right wing theatrics and political grandstanding serve only to inflame bigotry while doing nothing to address the genuinely serious problem of homegrown terrorism.

Fatal Phirangi Attraction

Contrary to popular belief, it has little to do with the poor track record indicated. If they haven’t impacted the film or audience, the fault lies squarely on the filmmaker and his intent in using this creature effectively.

A World Of Worlds

Fractal patterns have no beginning and end. The whole exists in parts and a part exists in the whole. The universe is in you and you are in the universe.

The Bollywood-award Epidemic

Award shows are the new disease in B-town. Are they about recognizing and rewarding excellence … or exploiting opportunistic vested interests?

Rabindranath Tagore Mystic Poet

A tribute to India’s literary icon on his 150th birth anniversary.

Guru On The Lamb

Prakashanand Saraswati, the 82-year-old charismatic founder and spiritual guru of Barsana Dham in Austin, Texas, billed as the largest Hindu Temple in North America, has

Nobel Laureate Ousted

Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus has been ousted from the pioneering microfinance lender Grameen Bank, which he founded three decades ago. Yunus, 70, was dismissed from

Indians Need Not Apply

A Seattle apartment complex has agreed to a $110,000 penalty for discriminating against Indians, African Americans and Hispanics to settle a Justice Department lawsuit. The lawsuit

Hair Trigger

A Sikh inmate challenges the hair policy in a California prison.

Smells Of Curry

A British teacher is accused of spraying air freshener on Asian children who smelled of curry.

The Abdul Diaries

Karim was recruited to wait tables during Queen Victoria’s golden jubilee in 1887.

AOL Fires 90% Of India Staff

AOL has laid-off 90% of its Indian employees, reducing its Indian workforce from 1,000 to just 100 at its office in Bengaluru. The  company is

The Next Big Indian Thing

9 of the 50 venture funded companies with the greatest promise to succeed in Wall Street Journal’s “The Next Big Thing 2011,” list have Indian

$2 Trillion Economy

The Indian economy is expected to grow to $6 trillion by 2020.

World’s Largest Arms Importer

India accounted for 9 percent of all international arms imports between 2006 and 2010. China accounted for 6 percent.

I Spy Little India: April 2011

I Spy Little India: April 2011

Go Figure April 2011

Go Figure April 2011

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