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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.

Pakistan tells India Mumbai evidence not valid

August 2, 2012

Pakistan has told India that recently obtained evidence of the 2008 Mumbai attacks is inadmissible in court because Pakistani lawyers were not allowed to cross-examine Indian officials. Pakistan charged the seven men over the attacks, but insists it needs to gather more evidence in India before proceeding further.

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!

OpenAI’s 37-year-old CEO bet $180 million on a little-known biotech startup...

MARCH 14, 2023 Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, walks from lunch during the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 06, 2022 in Sun...

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.

21-Year-Old Kashmiri Pilot Could Become First Indian Girl To Fly MIG-29

April 4, 2017

Jammu: Ayesha Aziz of Kashmir realised her dream of becoming a pilot when she got her commercial licence last week. Now, the 21-year-old plans to fly a MIG-29 fighter jet at Russia's Sokul airbase. If she succeeds, she will become the youngest Indian girl to pilot the aircraft beyond the speed of sound.

Australia wants India in NSG, says Australian high commissioner

July 30, 2016

Australian high commissioner to India, Harinder Sidhu, pitched for the civil-nuclear cooperation between the two countries, reiterating her country’s support to India for a seat in the nuclear suppliers group (NSG).

German Chancellor Merkel warns US, Britain no longer reliable partners

May 28, 2017

Europe "must take its fate into its own hands" faced with a western alliance divided by Brexit and Donald Trump's presidency, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday.