LEAD STORIES
Indian children trafficked to United States is a reality, says U.S. diplomat

Indian children trafficked to United States is a reality, says U.S. diplomat

SILIGURI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Cases of Indian children being smuggled to the United States are a reality, a U.S. diplomat said on Friday, reacting to a…

Pachauri expected to be charged over sexual harassment, court hears

Pachauri expected to be charged over sexual harassment, court hears

Police are expected to charge renowned climate scientist Rajendra K. Pachauri with crimes related to sexual harassment within the next two weeks after a year-long investigation into the…

Supreme Court says Gandhis need to face trial in graft case

Supreme Court says Gandhis need to face trial in graft case

India’s Supreme Court said on Friday that opposition leaders Sonia Gandhi and her son, Rahul, will have to face trial in a case involving the alleged misuse of…

COMMUNITY

How A Software Consultant Became A Stand-up Comedian

How A Software Consultant Became A Stand-up Comedian

Doing stand-up comedy in India is not the usual career path for computer science graduates,…

Maryland Congressional Candidate Barve Endorsed By Big Labor Union

Maryland Congressional Candidate Barve Endorsed By Big Labor Union

Maryland state Assembly Delegate Kumar Barve who is running for the Democratic Party nomination for…

Pakistani Admits Laundering Millions From Computer Hacking

Pakistani Admits Laundering Millions From Computer Hacking

A Pakistani citizen has admitted laundering some $20 million on behalf of the masterminds of…

New Mexico Physician Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud

New Mexico Physician Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud

An Indian-American physician in New Mexico, whose license was revoked in 2012, pleaded guilty Feb.…

$2 Million Fine Imposed On Brain Training Program Of Indian-American Company

$2 Million Fine Imposed On  Brain Training Program Of Indian-American Company

The creators and marketers of the Lumosity “brain training” program, launched in 2007 by the…

INDIA

How A Software Consultant Became A Stand-up Comedian

How A Software Consultant Became A Stand-up Comedian

Doing stand-up comedy in India is not the usual career path for computer science graduates, but that is keeping University of California, Irvine, alumnus Sanjay Manaktala busy these…

IT Minister Addresses Conference At Harvard, Community In Jersey

IT Minister Addresses Conference At Harvard, Community In Jersey

Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said at the annual India 2016 conference at Harvard Feb. six that one of the biggest achievements of Prime Minister…

Indian children trafficked to United States is a reality, says U.S. diplomat

Indian children trafficked to United States is a reality, says U.S. diplomat

SILIGURI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Cases of Indian children being smuggled to the United States are a reality, a U.S. diplomat said on Friday, reacting to a…

CRIME

Pakistani Admits Laundering Millions From Computer Hacking

Pakistani Admits Laundering Millions From Computer Hacking

A Pakistani citizen has admitted laundering some $20 million on behalf of the masterminds of a massive international computer hacking and…

U.S. AFFAIRS

Maryland Congressional Candidate Barve Endorsed By Big Labor Union

Maryland state Assembly Delegate Kumar Barve who is running for the Democratic Party nomination for his Congressional race from District 8, received a significant endorsement from a…

INDIA

How A Software Consultant Became A Stand-up Comedian

Doing stand-up comedy in India is not the usual career path for computer science graduates, but that is keeping University of California, Irvine, alumnus Sanjay Manaktala busy…

POLITICS

Indian children trafficked to United States is a reality, says U.S. diplomat

SILIGURI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Cases of Indian children being smuggled to the United States are a reality, a U.S. diplomat said on Friday, reacting to…

SOUTH ASIA

BJP MP lodges FIR against ‘anti-national’ JNU students

Maheish Giri, the BJP Lok Sabha member from East Delhi, on Thursday said he has lodged an FIR against ‘anti-national’ students of Jawaharlal Nehru University who opposed…

COMMUNITY

How A Software Consultant Became A Stand-up Comedian

Doing stand-up comedy in India is not the usual career path for computer science graduates, but that is keeping University of California, Irvine, alumnus Sanjay Manaktala busy…

ENTERTAINMENT

‘Fitoor’ feels hollow and superficial

For a film supposedly based on Charles Dickens‘ “Great Expectations“, director Abhishek Kapoor seems to have started reading the book before abandoning it halfway. Kapoor’s adaptation begins…

LIFESTYLE

Mumbai or Bombay? A British newspaper reverts to a colonial-era name

The Independent, a major British newspaper and online publication, will no longer call India’s largest city Mumbai. Instead, the publication plans to revert to the city’s older,…

CINEMA

‘Fitoor’ feels hollow and superficial

For a film supposedly based on Charles Dickens‘ “Great Expectations“, director Abhishek Kapoor seems to have started reading the book before abandoning it halfway. Kapoor’s adaptation begins…