June 2008

Window, Aisle Or Toilet Seat?

A New York man forced to fly seated on the toilet is suing JetBlue for $2 million for subjecting him to "extreme humiliation."Gokhan Mutlu was

Great Khali

Dalip Singh Rana, "The Great Khali," is a top draw at the hugely popular World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).  The WWE website gloats: "Hailing from India, the

Komagata Maru Apology

Canada will formally apologize to the Indian community for the Komagata Maru tragedy of 1914.The Komagata Maru ship brought 376 Indians to Canada in 1914

Who Is Starving Whom?

Pres. George Bush's assertion that the current spike in worldwide food prices stems from rising demand from China and India has Indians in a tizzy.

Professor Threatens To Sue Students

A former Dartmouth College professor is threatening to sue her students, who she accuses of "anti-intellectualism" and being unreceptive to "French narrative theory" in violation

Indians Genetically Predisposed To Obesity

Indians are more likely to carry a gene sequence linked to an expanding waist line, weight gain and type 2 diabetes, according to researchers at

Nepal Abolishes Monarchy

Nepal has ordered its monarch, long revered by Hindu Nepalese as an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, to vacate his palace. The country has voted to

BigBlog

Amitabh Bachchan has launched his own blog (bigadda.com), where he holds forth on things personal and public. Not surprisingly, greatest attention has focused on his

Charged With Child Abuse

Prakashanand Saraswati, also known as Shree Swamiji, the 79-year-old founder of Barsana Dham, a 200-acre Hindu ashram complex outside Austin, Texas, has been charged with

Chastising The Chaste

A Delhi High Court has denounced the "new puritanism" of "ignorant people" in dismissing obscenity complaints against eminent Indian painter MF Husain.Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul

Indian Physician Questions Nobel Prize Work

An Indian American physician is challenging the theoretical framework behind a new class of drugs drawn from a Nobel Prize winning gene treatment that is

Sports Museum

For Sameer Ahuja, the Sports Museum of America was "a once-in-a-lifetime entrepreneurial opportunity."

Too Smart For Valedictorian

Anjali Datta, 16, a Grapevine-Colleyville senior chalked up a GPA of 5.898, the highest in the high school's history. But the school will not designate

Three Charged With LSU Murders

Six months since th crime, police have charged three men for the murders of two Indian doctoral students at LSU.

Twilight Of Empire

The coming decade will mark the inflexion point and how the U.S. navigates the transition ought to be its central focus

Brazilians Indians Greenest

Brazilians and Indians are the world's most environmentally conscious consumers and Americans are the least.  A survey on global attitudes toward the environment by the

Amar Bose Inducted Into National Inventors Hall Of Fame

Amar Bose, a former MIT professor of electrical engineering, whose pioneering work in acoustics technology led to the creation of the globally renowned Bose Corporation,

InfoUSA Faces delisting

Vinod Gupta's InfoUSA, the Omaha, Neb., based list marketing company faces potential delisting from the NASDAQ stock exchange for failing to file its 2007 annual

Indians Top UK's Under-40 Richest Club

Eight Indians make UK's richest young entrepreneurs list.

NRI University In Bangalore

The Indian government has selected The Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) Trust to run the country's first Non Resident Indian University in Bangalore.  The

Top Immigrants In UK

14,490 Indians received British citizenship

Indian Media Face A 'C' Change

Consolidation, Corporatization and Convergence

Point, Click And Learn

Indian Online Tutoring Companies Find Their Global Markets

Passages Of Life, Place And Time

We took risks, we did crazy things; we pretty much did what we liked.

The Rediscovery Of The Kamasutra

Kamasutra is not a book on positions in sexual intercourse. It is a book about the art of living -- about finding a partner, maintaining power in marriage, committing adultery, living as or with a courtesan, using drugs -- and also about the positions in sexual intercourse.

Confining & Liberating Sexuality

Genital pleasures confine, not define, our sexuality.

Sexy In Bollywood

No sex please, we are Indians!

Let's Talk About Sex

Without senses, we would not know we are alive. And with senses, we know how to live.

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