New Indian graduate student enrollment declined 16% this year, according to the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS).The CGS reported that foreign graduate enrollment was flat
V.S. Naipaul, the 77-year-old Nobel Prize winning author, is mistakenly listed as dead in court filings in the trial of two Chicago men accused of
State officials recently notified the Yoga centers that they are liable for sales tax
They were very happy and told my interpreter that I seemed to be a safe guy."
Dickinson forwarded the email to the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission, which charged Chowan with misconduct.
Megha Mittal, daughter-in-law of Indian billionaire Lakshmi Mittal, is acquiring the bankrupt European luxury fashion house Escada.Escada, which sells women's clothing has 400 stores in
Mahatma Gandhi’s 140th birth anniversary on Oct. 2 sparked a revival in all things Gandhian. • His historic house in Johannesburg, South Africa, almost a century ago
Air India has grounded the crew of an Indian Airlines Airbus after airline staffers traded blows in the cockpit and the aisles during a flight
India has rejected a demand by the Albanian government to return the remains of Nobel laureate Mother Teresa, who is buried in the city of
Devotees of yoga and lifestyle guru Baba Ramdev are creating a yoga retreat on a $3 million tiny North Ayrshire island of Little Cumbrae in
Would you like a round trip ticket between the U.S. and India for $40? Thanks to a computer error, for two hours in Oct 2,
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, the Cambridge molecular biologist who won this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry, is frustrated with the deluge of emails clogging his e-mail box,
In a landmark civil rights victory for the Sikh community, the U.S. government has agreed to reverse its ban on turbans and beards among federal
When my marriage to Padma ended I was saddened and hurt.
community is by far the largest expatriate group in the kingdom.
Indians in New Zealand are proposing to create replica of the Taj Mahal.
A lotto clerk pocketed a winning ticket after secretly confirming the win.
“Every morning, there’s a buttering ceremony after I get out of the shower."
A 26-year-old Chicago tourist to India is hitching a ride for keeps. Whitney married auto rickshaw driver Harish Hotala who she had hired to drive
C B Muthamma, India’s first woman diplomat, died at a private hospital in Bangalore. Muthamma, 85, served as the ambassador to Hungary, the Netherlands and
The glacial pace at which preparations are underway, has led to media speculation that the largest athletic event India has ever hosted could turn out to be an embarrassing debacle.
Production of a film portraying a clandestine and intense affair between former Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Lady Edwina Mountbatten, wife of India’s last
A Hindu group is preparing to launch a new soft drink made from cow’s urine. Gau Jal, currently undergoing laboratory tests, is made of cow’s
A NASA instrument carried aboard India’s first lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 has found evidence of water molecules on the polar regions of the moon, a discovery
Fast food giant McDonald’s has lost a battle in a Malaysian appeals court to prevent a restaurant McCurry from using the ‘Mc’ prefix in its
A cyclist convicted of assaulting pedestrians in Leicester, United Kingdom, has been banned from riding in the city.Police accuse Gurnaik Singh Dogra, 27, of a
Self-styled celebrity designer for the stars Anand Jon Alexander has been sentenced to 59 years to life imprisonment following his conviction on 14 counts of
Shashi Tharoor, India’s minister of state for external affairs, has built a reputation and 230,000 followers on the popular messaging service Twitter. But an offhand
Producers of Two Million Minutes, a documentary critical of the U.S. educational system, are daring American high school kids to take “The Third World Challenge,”
They were publicly humiliated for exercising a right that was guaranteed to them by the United States Constitution.
A former U.S. immigration official is imprisoned for bringing two Indians into the country illegally.
India’s cricket coach Gary Kirsten is taking flak in the media after a dossier emerges in which players are encouraged to have sex to bolster their cricket performance.
The number of undocumented Indians in the United States has more than doubled since 2000 to 270,000, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security,
Latin America is the happiest and East African the unhappiest place on Earth.The Happy Planet Index, compiled by UK-based New Economics Foundation, ranks India 35
The US Commission on International Religious Freedom’s 2009 report has placed India, along with Afghanistan, Cuba, Somalia, Venezuela and Turkey, among 12 countries on its
Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan says he will avoid traveling to the U.S. after his humiliating ordeal at Newark’s Liberty International Airport during which he
The 100-year-old house in a quiet Johannesburg suburb where Mahatma Gandhi lived as a young lawyer is attracting renewed attention as it goes on sale.The
The proportion of Americans who are cremated has grown six fold in the past three decades and nearly one-third of all bodies are cremated, according
A Glasgow chef is seeking to patent chicken tikka masala, outraging culinary experts and Indian chefs. Ahmed Aslam Ali, owner of the Shish Mahal restaurant in
In 2008, there were 1004 girl births for 1,000 boy births.
An all Patel district cricket team.
The mysterious 45.52 carat diamond blue gem has long been associated with a curse, which is more the stuff of legend than fact.
Police in Fairfax, Virginia, suspect that burglars are targeting Hindu homes in the county.
A special investigating commission concluded that the University of Illinois ran a parallel “shadow admissions process” that admitted underqualified students, forcing the resignation of virtually all trustees.
The pastor of an Indian cable-TV ministry in upstate New York has been charged with bilking investors of $2 million in a jewelry scam. Samuel
In a bid to shame the Gods into delivering rain, frustrated farmers near Banke Bazaar, in Bihar, asked their unmarried daughters to strip naked to
Savitabhabhi.com, a wildly popular adult cartoon site, has been blocked by the Indian government. An official of Controller of Certifying Authorities, which is responsible for