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60 per cent Indians drive using cell phones according to survey

April 9, 2018

That India has a very high accident rate is a known fact and it is due to a variety of reasons. A recent survey conducted by Nissan India has shown that it is carelessness on the driver’s part that is a major cause of concern.

Sitar Diva Anoushka Shankar Will Raga Rock Washington

April 11, 2012

Presented by the Washington Performing Arts Society (WPAS) at GWU Lisner Auditorium on Friday, April 13, at 8:00pm, “Anoushka and the ‘Traveller’ Ensemble,” is Anoushka Shankar’s latest fusion experiment of Indian classical raga and the gypsy-flavored Spanish flamenco. Traveller has had successful tours of Europe, UAE, and India.

Tamil Cinema: The ultimate bad guy

July 27, 2014

That raspy voice, that way of delivering lines that dripped with sarcasm — M. R. Radha was the man everyone loved to hate. With Raththa Kanneer turning 60 this year, the writer sums up Radha’s life in this three-part series on iconic Tamil villains

IPL 2018 – RCB vs KXIP: Umesh, de Villiers drag Bangalore...

April 13, 2018

Brief Scorecard: Royal Challengers Bangalore 159 for 6 (de Villiers 57, de Kock 45, Ashwin 2-30) beat Kings XI Punjab 155 (Rahul 47, Umesh 3-23, Sundar 2-22) by four wickets

April 13, 2018: Kings XI Punjab v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2018 RCB were reeling at 33 for 2 when AB de Villiers stepped in. - BCCI

Diwali Celebration at the Indian Embassy Residence – Adding a Sparkle...

November 23, 2012

By Geeta Goindi

WASHINGTON – Diwali celebrations held on November 17, 2012 at the Indian Embassy Residence in Washington DC emitted the look and feel of India with a deity of Lord Ganesh and ‘rangoli’ at the entrance, a Hindu priest chanting a mantra for peace and prosperity, supremely gifted artistes of the area regaling a select audience with our rich Indian culture, a lavish vegetarian feast capped by fireworks!

Baisakhi Celebration at Embassy Residence Evokes Nostalgia

April 25, 2012

Special By Geeta Goindi

WASHINGTON, April 22 – It was a heart-warming scene at the Indian Embassy residence, Sunday evening, as the soothing sounds of shabad-kirtan greeted guests at the annual Baisakhi celebration. 

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.

Airlifted from Kuwait – Mathunny Mathews: The real life ‘Airlift’ Akshay...

January 29, 2016

Mathunny Mathews is the inspiration for Akshay Kumar’s role in the film Airlift. The real story of this Malayali entrepreneur who coordinated the evacuation in Kuwait in 1990.

Mathunny Mathews at a press meet organized by the Kuwait Indians' Evacuation Committee in 1990

The Stories Behind These Temples Of Kerala Will Transport You To...

September 28, 2017

The God’s Own Country has in possession a culture rich with temples, traditions, mythical stories and many amazing facts. The deeper we dig up, the more fascinated the land turns us!