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March 20, 2012

Special By Geeta Goindi

Rockville, March 17 – Over 400 people packed the Scott F. Fitzgerald Theatre, Saturday, to hear melodious singers Samir Date and Deepali Somaiya perform in a concert titled ‘Bollywood milestones’.  The event was held to benefit a worthy organization, Ekal Vidyalaya, dedicated to education and village development in rural India.  It was entertainment for a great cause!

March 20, 2012

NEW DELHI: Pulling up the Centre for its "casual" approach on important issue of decriminalization of homosexuality, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said it needs to be condemned.

After going through various affidavits of the government, a bench of justices G S Singhvi and S J Mukhopadhyay said the Centre has taken this case very casually.

March 20, 2012

Asin Thottumkal is in no mood to return to southern movies - at least, not right now. The actress is comfortable in Bollywood and says she is happy to see how technology and awareness have brought the two film industries closer than ever before.

March 19, 2012

Islamabad: Forced conversions and increasing incidents of kidnapping have instilled a "deep sense of insecurity" in the minority Hindu community in Balochistan province of southwest Pakistan, a provincial minister has said.

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March 19, 2012

Per Chris Mortensen of ESPN, Peyton Manning has made his decision ... and he's taking his talent to the Mile High City. Mort reported that Manning had advised agent Tom Condon to wrap up negotiations on what is believed to be a five-year, $90 million offer.

March 19, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook, moving swiftly after taking over from the late Silicon Valley icon Steve Jobs, fulfilled a longstanding desire of investors by initiating a quarterly dividend and share buyback that will pay out $45 billion over three years.

March 19, 2012

WASHINGTON, March 19 – The United States will launch an online portal that will help Indian-Americans to safely donate funds to non-government bodies in India following some reports claiming that almost half of that money is misused.

It is reported that some NGOs in India are misusing foreign aid, mostly to support high administrative costs of running organizations.

The website, initiated by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, is in its final stages before the launch in late April or early May.

March 19, 2012

BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha trashed the comparison made by a US magazine between Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying there was "no match" between the two and no one stands even close to the saffron leader.

March 18, 2012

Scorecard: India 330 for 4 (Kohli 183, Rohit 68, Tendulkar 52) beat Pakistan 329 for 6 (Hafeez 105, Jamshed 112, Younis 52) by six wickets