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Millions Of Pieces Of Plastic Are Piling Up On An Otherwise...

May 15, 2017

More than 37 million pieces of plastic debris have accumulated on a remote island in the South Pacific, thousands of miles from the nearest city, according to estimates from researchers who documented the accumulating trash.

The Most Eligible Princes in the World

December 7, 2017

Prince Harry is officially off the market, as HRH is set to marry Meghan Markle in May 2018. There's no need to weep over such a joyous occasion. Below, seven reasons you should book your next trip to United Arab Emirates or Brunei.

1. Crown Prince Hamdan of Dubai, 35

Miss India-DC Pageant: Talent, Intellect and Beauty Come to the Fore

September 25, 2013

By Geeta Goindi

Rockville, MD – In one of the most entertaining events of the year offering a fine platform for local talent to thrive and flourish, Juhee Jain was crowned Miss India-DC 2013.  The svelte beauty was followed by Supreet Malhi and Preeti Deol, first and second runners-up, respectively. 

The broad gulf between what happens to black people and how...

July 7, 2016

Demonstrators hold signs across the street from the scene of a Wednesday night shooting in Falcon Heights, Minn., Thursday, July 7, 2016.

Two things happened on Wednesday that bear consideration next to each other.

Bollywood Singer Sonu Nigam’s “Klose to my heart” concert mesmerizes the...

September 5, 2012

By Geeta Goindi

Fairfax, VA – The Patriot Center was packed on Friday night (August 31), to hear Bollywood’s reining male playback singer Sonu Nigam, perform in a concert that was surely close to everyone’s heart.

Manisha Koirala: Film Festivals are a “Good Platform” for Artistes and...

June 5, 2012

By Geeta Goindi

WASHINGTON – Acclaimed Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala was in town to attend the first-ever DC South Asian Film Festival where the premiere of her movie, ‘Do Paise Ki Dhoop, Chaar Aane Ki Baarish’, was being held in the national capital region. 

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s Washington Concert: A Sell-Out Success

May 10, 2012

Special By Geeta Goindi

WASHINGTON, MAY 4 – For many South Asians, all roads led to the Constitution Hall, Friday night.  The reason and allurement both were Bollywood’s stupendously successful singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan who was performing live in concert!  The event drew people from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan in a splendid display of unity proving beyond doubt that music is universal and knows no bounds or boundaries!

Quake reveals day of Jesus’ crucifixion, researchers believe

May 26, 2012

Geologists say Jesus, as described in the New Testament, was most likely crucified on Friday, April 3, in the year 33.

An 1849 Currier & Ives lithograph shows the tumult surrounding Jesus' crucifixion. Geologists say the historical event may have taken place April 3 in the year 33, based on an analysis of seismic records.

Serena Williams stands alone atop modern tennis after winning Australian Open...

January 28, 2017

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA: When she watched a last, dying ball fall into the doubles lane and harmlessly wide, 35-year-old Serena Williams both crumpled to the court and ascended to a perch. On the other side of the planet from where the Williams tennis story had begun, the younger sister had climbed to the top of the 49-year-old Open era.