May 2007

Hat Trick

Shaping the Lakme Fashion Show were designs that could be placed into two categories: where can I hide it and where can I find IT .

Little India Poll

What accounts for the early elimination of the Indian cricket team from the World Cup?  Weak team selection 58% Poor Indian team performance 14% Stronger competition 13% Poor team management 10% Other 4% Bad luck 1%

Bollywood Gamble

Indian Americans are investing in cinema, but will they lose their shirts?

Then & Now

THENZeenat Aman cultivated a sexual persona in Bollywood well ahead of its times in a string of movies in roles that ranged from a gold

Stick to Movies Salman

They snapped up a Rolls Royce for a cool $636,000 and even leapt to Rs 21 lakhs ($50,000) for a Satish Gujral painting, "The Last

600 Not Out!

600 weeks and we haven't had enough of SRK. The 1995 planetbuster Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge's run at Mumbai's Maratha Mandir makes it the longest

Knot A Problem

In a break from long-held tradition that saw some of Bollywood's greatest talent lost to marriage, this year Bollywood heartthrobs are unknotting the proverbial marital

Take This Earful!

We are not sure if the clip will involve Mike Tyson nibbling on Sunny Deol's ear but the ear biting, disgraced former world boxing champion,

Toppling A Taboo: Businesses Go ‘Faith-Friendly’

Religion comes knocking at the workplace.

Cricket in India: It’s Big Business but Not Businesslike

While money keeps rolling in, disasters keep rolling out for India's cricket fans.

Mom’s Best: Celebrity Recipes

On the occasion of Mother’s Day, Little India invited several celebrities to share their mom’s favorite recipes. Master Chef Vikas Khanna recreated the recipes.

Go Mango!

The first shipment of mangoes after the U.S. lifted its ban during President George Bush's visit to India in 2005 will enter the U.S. market

Racing for Dollars

Men are more open to dating women of another race than women, but you can even the score with money. A Columbia study of 400

All “Gere”ed Up

In the ending to his seminal 1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman, that left thousands of women swooning, Richard Gere storms into a factory

Mr. Abhishek Rai

Abhishek could give patriarchy a kick and return his family to its roots if he were to adopt Aishwarya Rai's last name rather than the

Burn The Brat !

An Indian couple in Green Bay, Wisc., has pleaded not guilty to burning their 7-year-old child with a hot spoon for misbehaving in school. Nandhini

Orphan Rules

India is loosening international adoption standards in a bid to find homes for its 11 million abandoned children. Annually fewer than 4,000 orphans are adopted,

Cooper Scooper

A British man diagnosed with gender identity disorder is being worshipped as a goddess of eunuchs in Becharaji, Gujarat. Stephen Louis Cooper has been embraced

Period for Periods

Indian women bureaucrats will not have to disclose intimate details about their menstrual cycle and mammography after all. The All India Services (Performance Appraisal Report)


It's all about attitude guys! ("Why Do We Pamper These Losers in Blue?" by Shekhar Hattangadi, April 2007).I happened to watch the South Africa v.

A Glance Away

Within hours of the terrible tragedy at Virginia Tech University, long before Cho Seung-Hui's identity became known, word was out on the street, blogs and

Made For Maharajas

A sneak peek into a fabled existence of palaces, jewels and fast cars.

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