February 2007

Yours Conveniently

South Asians are the backbone of this half-trillion-dollar industry.

High Tea

Humble to haute, Chai is no longer just your mother's cup of tea.

Hear This! The Silence Of Sounds.

We have deadened our sense of hearing and created walls of sound to overcome the fright of singularity that we had never known in the land of our birth.

Zubin Mehta: The Maestro From Mumbai

It was called Bombay when he left, but the city is still a piece of his heart...

O, Sister!

Shilpa Shetty may not be the most well-known Bollywood actress, but she is surely now the world's best known reality TV star.

Ganesha: God of All Things

If He's for you, then who can be against you?

The Cyberspace Strategist From MySpace

Hemanshu Nigam, MySpace's chief security officer, on policing the world's largest community.

To Be Mrs. B

So what do you think about the Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan engagement?

$23 Billion on Call

 India is the largest recipient of overseas worker remittances in the world, edging out China and Mexico. In 2006, India received $23.5 billion in remittances

The Birth Of A Dahi-Wallah

Everyone has their Eureka moment sometime - and for Jordan Soroko, a product developer for Derle Farms, it came during a conversation with an Indian

Extraterrestrial Visitor

Shankari Nageswaran is still trying to reconcile to her extraterrestrial visitor: "The fact that something from outer space hit our house ... it's overwhelming."   Srinivasan

Who do you think will win the 2007 World Cricket Cup?

 India, Australia and Pakistan, in that order, are favored to win the 2007 World Cricket Cup in Little India's online reader's poll. Here's how the

Chennai Chicken

1. 8 pieces of boneless chicken breast 2. Plain yogurt - 4 cups to marinate the chicken3. Ginger root chopped fine - 2 inches4. Garlic, 6 cloves, chopped5. Mint leaves

Pairing Dosas And Wine In San Francisco

What would you drink with your dosa and sambar? How about Peñalolen Sauvignon Blanc '05 Limarí Valley, Chile or Serra Da Estrela Albariño '05 Rias

Marriage Goes To The Dogs

Sorry folks. These nine marriages have been called off. It's not that the couples developed cold feet. But in the wake of criticism from animal

Bill Zhou

Almost half of all Americans believe the next Bill Gates will come from China or Japan.  An Internet Attitudes poll by Zogby and 463 Communications

Shopkeeper Nation

India is a nation of dukandars.

Here Come The Cinema Angels!

If you're an unknown, emerging film-maker you might find it very hard to get a Hollywood producer like Deepak Nayar of Bend It Like Beckham

Vikram Chandra's Sacred Games

It's been seven years in the making and reportedly bagged a seven figure advance after a heated bidding war on three continents. A $300,000 marketing

Embarrassing Farce

Fix the Pravasi Bharatiya Samaans, or get rid of them.


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