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Civil Rights Activist Deepa Iyer Receives 2016 American Book Award

Civil Rights Activist Deepa Iyer Receives 2016 American Book Award

Deepa Iyer, a civil and immigrants’ rights advocate for over a decade, has been named one of the recipients of the 2016 American Book Award for her book…

Fresno Man Gets 4-year-Sentence For Hate Crime Against Sikh

A man in Fresno, California, who was found guilty of a hate crime against Amrik Singh Bal, a 68-year-old Sikh farm laborer, was last week sentenced to four…

Yoga Guru Bikram Choudhury Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Bikram Choudhury, one of the most reputed yoga practitioners in the United States, known for hot yoga, has settled a lawsuit with a former female student in California…

COMMUNITY

Civil Rights Activist Deepa Iyer Receives 2016 American Book Award

Civil Rights Activist Deepa Iyer Receives 2016 American Book Award

Deepa Iyer, a civil and immigrants’ rights advocate for over a decade, has been named…

Fresno Man Gets 4-year-Sentence For Hate Crime Against Sikh

A man in Fresno, California, who was found guilty of a hate crime against Amrik…

Yoga Guru Bikram Choudhury Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Bikram Choudhury, one of the most reputed yoga practitioners in the United States, known for…

2 IT Professionals Arrested In Alleged Kickback Scheme

Two Indian-American information technology professionals were arrested, one each from New Jersey and Indiana Dec.…

Physicians To Hold 7th Annual Conference In Hyderabad

Physicians To Hold 7th Annual Conference In Hyderabad

The Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, GAPIO, will hold its 7th annual scientific…

INDIA

The Iron Lady Of Tamil Nadu

The Iron Lady Of Tamil Nadu

Vaishanavi Satish of West Windsor, New Jersey, still remembers the day she met Amma, as she was affectionately known. It was at a meeting at the Secretariat in…

Jayalalithaa: A Shy Actress Who Became Queen Of Tamil Nadu

Jayalalithaa: A Shy Actress Who Became Queen Of Tamil Nadu

She was a shy girl when she first stepped into the movie world. Decades later, by when she was one of the most popular actors in Tamil, Jayalalithaa…

Tamil Nadu’s Amma

Tamil Nadu’s Amma

One of India’s most popular politicians, Jayalalithaa Jayaraman, died on Dec. 5 following a massive cardiac arrest, setting off an outpouring of grief among thousands of supporters gathered…

Passage To India

Spread The Sense Of Brotherhood

Spread The Sense Of Brotherhood

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows The most profound piece of advice I was offered…

U.S. AFFAIRS

Consulates To Hold ‘Open House’ To Hear Community Concerns

India’s new ambassador to the United States Navtej Sarna, who took office Nov. 5, announced a new initiative that might help address the concerns of Indian-Americans and…

INDIA

The Iron Lady Of Tamil Nadu

Vaishanavi Satish of West Windsor, New Jersey, still remembers the day she met Amma, as she was affectionately known. It was at a meeting at the Secretariat…

POLITICS

Jayalalithaa: A Shy Actress Who Became Queen Of Tamil Nadu

She was a shy girl when she first stepped into the movie world. Decades later, by when she was one of the most popular actors in Tamil,…

SOUTH ASIA

Pakistan Honors Nobel Winner In Physics 37 Years Late, But His Religion Still Stirs Anger

In most countries, it would hardly require an act of courage for the government to rename a university science center after a native-born Nobel Prize-winning physicist who…

COMMUNITY

Civil Rights Activist Deepa Iyer Receives 2016 American Book Award

Deepa Iyer, a civil and immigrants’ rights advocate for over a decade, has been named one of the recipients of the 2016 American Book Award for her…

ENTERTAINMENT

Deepika Padukone Named Sexiest Asian Woman

Actress Deepika Padukone has been named the sexiest Asian woman in the world for the year 2016. She has dethroned actress Priyanka Chopra, who has won the…

LIFESTYLE

Civil Rights Activist Deepa Iyer Receives 2016 American Book Award

Deepa Iyer, a civil and immigrants’ rights advocate for over a decade, has been named one of the recipients of the 2016 American Book Award for her…

CINEMA

Deepika Padukone Named Sexiest Asian Woman

Actress Deepika Padukone has been named the sexiest Asian woman in the world for the year 2016. She has dethroned actress Priyanka Chopra, who has won the…