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.
A fan and critic bids farewell to the most enduring — and handsome — of Bollywood’s romantic legends.
The fact that the movie was a thinly-veiled bio of the southern sex-bomb of the 1980s Silk Smitha added solid, lip-smacking spice.
Atta Girl! Way to go! Never was dirt so sexily rewarding!
"Immediately, the sights, smells and sounds just hit you. I’ve done a lot of traveling in my life, [but] nothing really compared to the entirely different world that India is."
"There is a graveyard full of similar companies that did not get pricing, seeding and subsidizing decisions right."
The magic and mystique of Dev Anand, Bollywood’s original Dorian Grey, a human, turbo-charged dynamo who refused to stand still, look back, rest on his laurels or be discouraged by flops or stinging broadsides of critics, contemporaries and colleagues, zooming ahead with passion, towards his next project.
The Indian public is under threat from satirical images of Sonia Gandhi? Really?
Overseas Indian physicians may soon be allowed to practice and teach at medical schools in India. The union cabinet has endorsed a proposal from the National
Looks like the aging padre is mixing up his exercising with his exorcisings.
Ziona Chana, a 66-year-old Indian with 39 wives, 94 children and 33 grandchildren, has topped Ripley’s Believe It or Not’s 11 strangest stories for 2011.
Bhattacharya attributes the bard’s chronic loneliness to “disappointment with the support he received from his people.
She aims to become a Bollywood actress.
Critics ridicule the project as a cheap publicity stunt.
Nearly half of America’s top 50 venture-funded companies have immigrant founders, and Indians top the list.
Dow owns Union Carbide, the company that owned and ran a pesticide plant in Bhopal, where a gas leak in 1984 killed thousands of people in the world’s worst industrial disaster.
Sen. Chuck Grassley placed a hold on the bill
Ten Indians made the cut in Forbes list of “tomorrow’s brightest stars.”
A primary school with predominantly Indian and Asian children has been rated as Britain’s best performing primary school.
Harvard University’s Faculty of Arts & Science has voted to drop courses taught by controversial Indian politician Subramanian Swamy because of his controversial column in an Indian newspaper attacking Muslims.
A global survey ranks Bangalore as the best city to live in India.
A Russian court has dismissed a petition to ban the Bhagvad Gita as extremist.
A Lancaster University student shot dead may have been murdered for failing to give the gunman the correct time.
The 65-year-old yoga guru has filed a federal lawsuit to block Yoga to the People.