March 2011

India Calling

Second generation Indian Americans turn to India for professional opportunities.

World Of Illusion

Under one cosmic theory, we reside on a gigantic hologram.

Paisa Pheko Tamasha Dekho!!

Is the Star-as-Bhand the new trip in B-town? Cheap or cool?

No No To Nano

Is the Tata Nano running out of gas?

Promotion Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega

In new-age Bollywood, there is a hysterical drive to grab the janta’s attention, at any cost. How does it pan out?

Mumbai On Heels

Colaba has become one of Mumbai’s trendiest neighborhoods, home to designer boutiques, home decor stores, western-style cafes and hip bars.

The Big Move

Lakshmi Palacenda walks you through the steps of her move from Montana to Mysore.

Caught in the Vise

For centuries, the ruling kings, sultans and emirs in the Middle East have plundered their national resources to finance their extravagant lifestyles.

Former Marine Leads New Charge

Former marine Anuradha Bhagwati, executive director of Service Women’s Action Network, an advocacy group for women veterans, is leading the charge behind an explosive class

Bhangra Anthem

Black Mahal, a San Francisco based Punjabi funk group headed by Ustad Lal Singh Bhatti, captured Superbowl fans with its Bhangra-infused anthem “Black, White and

Colin Firth

Colin Firth, who is widely considered a front runner for this year’s Oscar for best actor for his role in The King’s Speech says he

Replica Of Kailash-Masoravar

Artist rendition of a miniature Kailash Mansarovar proposed to be built near Dallas by Siddhayatan Ashram.   

Gandhi On Top

Mahatma Gandhi topped Time magazine’s list of all-time “Top 25 Political Icons.” He was followed by Alexander the Great, Mao Zedong and Winston Churchill. South

Chandraswamy Melts Iron Lady

British Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher consulted with Indian tantric Sri Chandraswamy while she was opposition leader. According to former Indian Former Minister Natwar Singh, who

No Friend In Facebook

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has secured a restraining order against a California man accused of stalking him. 31-year-old Pradeep Manukonda of Milpitas, who repeatedly pestered Zuckerberg

Detroit School Backpeddles

A Detroit-area school district is reversing a ban on Sikh students from wearing a small, religious dagger to school. The Plymouth-Canton Community Schools had imposed the

Wipro Super Computer

Wipro is building India’s fastest supercomputer for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The supercomputer, which will be almost one-and-a-half times more powerful than India’s

Weddings On Diet

India’s food minister wants to curb “extravagant and luxurious functions,” which, he says, are contributing to food inflation.  Food and consumer affairs minister, KV Thomas, says

Krishna’s Portuguese Faux Pas

It wasn’t an entirely “happy coincidence” for India’s external affairs minister SM Krishna, who mistakenly began reading aloud the speech of the Portuguese foreign minister

Palin’s India

Previous conclaves have featured speakers such as former U.S. Pres. Bill Clinton, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Gen. Colin Powell. Tickets for the two-day event are priced at Rs. 85,000 ($1,850).

India China Trade

Bilateral trade between India and China crossed $61.7 billion in 2010, driven by a surge in Indian imports from China. The two countries

Buffet-Gates Head To India

Billionaire philanthropists Bill Gates and Warren Buffett are headed to India as part of the “Giving Pledge” initiative to encourage India’s rich to pledge half

Scrapping Nano City

 The Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation is scrapping Hotmail founder Sabeer Bhatia’s dream project, Nano City. The public-private partnership project for a Silicon

FDI Dips in India

Foreign investors are shifting to more attractive emerging markets, such as Thailand and Brazil.

$2 Billion Tax Bite?

UBS claims the documents are forged and that he does not have any accounts or assets with them.

Go Figure March 2011

Go Figure March 2011

I Spy Little India: March 2011

I Spy Little India March: 2011

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