January 2011

Freedom To Die

A writ petition against the Jain practice of fasting-unto-death could finally force the Indian judiciary’s hand on the legality of religious suicides.

Kaun Badnaam Hui Meri Jaan, Kiske Liye?!

Monojit Lahiri celebrates the mesmerizing magic and mystique of the red-hot “item” babe’s songs and reminds us that Munni has been badnaam forever.

Diplomatic Inhumanity

The humiliating pat-down of India's Ambassador Meera Shankar might sensitize Indian diplomats to the indignity and pain experienced by thousands of its citizens seeking consular services every year at the hands of inept, indifferent and callous Indian consular officers.

Divine Food

The foods promote bodily health as they contain all the nutrients, vitamins and minerals required to maintain the body in optimum health.

Opulent Lies

Hedge Fund Manager Neil Godbole is fined by the SEC for defrauding investors

We Wanted to Reach Millions

Slideshare is considered the YouTube of Powerpoint presentations.

Why Bollywood Stars Don’t Make It In Hollywood?

Our guys and gals are just not cut out for Hollywood.

The Genesis Of Genesis

The Big Bang is bound to happen again and again creating new universes and recycling old ones.

Capital Plight: What Drives Corruption In India?

Just 20% of people in India would be honest, regardless of the temptations, according to a former Central Vigilance Commissioner.

From Mumbai, NY

After coming to New York from Mumbai a year ago, I realized that I have lived here forever.

Mahindra Humanities Center At Harvard

Anand Mahindra has donated $10 million, the largest gift for the study of humanities in Harvard’s history.

Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter actress threatened with death by family members for romancing a Hindu man.

Sanitation Drag

The report quantifies the economic losses to India, and shows that children and poor households bear the brunt of poor sanitation.

The Last Dance

Police say Shrien Dewani hired three men for $2,000 to kill his wife, Anni Dewani, 28, from Sweden.

Key Indian Sites

Four Indian sites are among the targets of the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Toiba, according to U.S. cables leaked by Wikileaks.

Not What The Yoga Guru Ordered

Deep knee bends impose pressure on the cartilage, which degenrates knee joints.

Duck yourself!

The state Court of Appeals said Kapoor’s failure to scream “fore” before accidentally zinging Anand did not amount to intentional or reckless conduct.

$1.9 Million Wrongful Hire

A federal jury this month has awarded a former Seagate Technology engineer $1.9 million in a wrongful employment case. Chandramouli Vaidyanathan claimed in his lawsuit

India, China Bolster U.S. Trade

The Obama Administration has set an ambitious goal to double exports over the next five years

$2 Billion Gift

Premji is the third richest Indian with an estimated net worth of more than $17 billion.

I Spy Little India: January 2011

I Spy Little India: January 2011

Go Figure: January 2011

Go Figure: January 2011

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