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India ranks 15th on global wealth list

June 11, 2014

India is projected to become the seventh wealthiest nation by 2018

New York: India had 175,000 millionaire households in 2013, ranking 15th in the world, according to a wealth report which said the total number of millionaire households in the world rose to 16.3 million last year.

Indian Cricket: More down under than ever before

January 30, 2015

PERTH, AUSTRALIA: England’s three-wicket win in Perth on Friday (January 30) not only knocked India out of the triangular series, but also rounded off India’s worst full tour to Australia.

Though India gained a lot during the Australia tour, they failed to register a single win in eight games.

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. 

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.

T20 Cricket: Ashwin weaves spin magic as India clinch series 2-1...

February 14, 2016

Brief Scorecard: India 84 for 1 (Dhawan 46*) beat Sri Lanka 82 (Ashwin 4-8, Raina 2-6) by 9 wickets

R Ashwin celebrates a dismissal with Yuvraj Singh, India v Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I, Visakhapatnam, February 14, 2016 © Associated Press

Factbox: The US-India nuclear deal

February 3, 2015

The nuclear "breakthrough understanding" between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to allay U.S. concerns about industry liability and unlock billions of dollars in investments into Indian power projects.

North Korea fires missile over Japan: Japanese government

August 29, 2017

TOKYO/SEOUL – North Korea fired a missile early on Tuesday from near Pyongyang that flew over northern Japan, the South Korean and Japanese governments said.

Modi govt has imposed undeclared emergency in India: Congress

June 25, 2015

NEW DELHI – The Congress on Thursday accused the government of imposing an "undeclared emergency" in the country after Prime Minister Narendra Modi termed the Emergency era as one of the "darkest period" in India's history on its 40th anniversary.

Ahead of PM Modi’s visit, China says will back India for...

February 13, 2015

Beijing: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Beijing visit, China on Thursday softened its stand on India's bid for a permanent membership in United Nation's Security Council.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) during a meeting in New Delhi

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!