January 2007

Academic Stars

More than 8,000 Indian professors are enriching university campuses all across America.

The Magic Broth

It is the food of coolies and Gods, immigrants and nawabs...

BPO goes to Hollywood

Hollywood film stars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have been shooting in the western India city of Pune for A Mighty Heart, the story of

Indians: Largest Foreign Student Group in USA

Almost one in 7 foreign student in the United States is Indian, making them the largest foreign student group in the country in 2006, even

Raj Kapoor Wanted to Own Me

Padmini Kolhapure on life on and off the silver screen.

Measuring Up

Sorry folks, we don't know how quite to tell you this, but a two-year study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has conclusively

A Touch Of India With Daniel Boulud

He was named America's Outstanding Restaurateur and Best Chef in 2006 by the prestigious James Beard Foundation. In fact, Daniel Boulud is a name gourmands

Man Of The Year

Shekar Ramanuja Sidarth, the University of Virginia senior, who shot to public fame after Republican Sen, George Allen ridiculed him as macaca at a campaign

Nuclear Warmth

Perhaps it took India going nuclear, but Americans seem to be warming up to India.   The "Global Thermometer" index by Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, measuring the

Most Difficult Gift

A recent survey found that most Americans found it most difficult to identify an appropriate gift for Dad. Well for Indians, the greatest  difficulty is

Can't Cheat On That Check

In what is sure to send shivers down the spine of every college smoocher, three computer science graduate students at Carnegie Mellon University have figured

Vegetarians Are Smarter

This has got to stop. First they said it was the curry, now it's the vegetables that allegedly make you smarter.  A study of 8,000 people

Nutty Robbers

Indians love their Badam Kheer for sure, but wanting it by the ton?

The Pizza Twins

Twins have double the fun and surely double the energy - so no wonder Miki and Radha Agrawal, 27, are involved in a dizzying array

Multiplicity of Identities

Seek not, and ye shall find


I may not be in the Guinness Book of World Records, but I was elected vice-president of the student government at Nehru Homeopathic Medical College

Jai Hind

About once a month, I get a Jai Hind e-mail from my uncles and aunties in the United States who want to remind the children

It Was Only Meant As A Vacation

How India sends tourists on a journey of self discovery

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