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Hindu, Muslim girls marry earliest; Jains, Christians later

Hindu, Muslim girls marry earliest; Jains, Christians later

If you are a girl — educated and from an economically stable family — from an urban area,  either Jain, Christian or upper-caste Hindu, the chances are you…

What happened to the rights of the accused in America?

What happened to the rights of the accused in America?

Reading about the short, troubled life of Freddie Gray — who suffered lead poisoning as a child, was arrested for drug offenses more than a dozen times and…

COMMUNITY

‘Margarita, With a Straw’ Opens 15th New York Indian Film Festival

‘Margarita, With a Straw’ Opens 15th New York Indian Film Festival

NEW YORK Besides being inspired from her cousin’s life, filmmaker Shonali Bose’s  “Margarita, With A…

Inspiring Generations: A Conversation With the Author of “Maati, Pankh Ani Aakash”

  Consul General Dnyaneshwar Mulay believes that today’s Indian youth can aspire, dream and work…

Women’s Conference Homes in on Workplace Gender Equity

Women’s Conference Homes in on Workplace Gender Equity

NAPERVILLE, Ill. Indo American Community Services (IACS) hosted its fifth South Asian Women’s conference here…

Raga Boyz from Pakistan Delight With Most Varied Fare

Raga Boyz from Pakistan Delight With Most Varied Fare

LOMBARD, Ill. Over 300 ecstatic fans showed up to hear Raga Boyz, a popular band…

INDIA

Hindu, Muslim girls marry earliest; Jains, Christians later

Hindu, Muslim girls marry earliest; Jains, Christians later

If you are a girl — educated and from an economically stable family — from an urban area,  either Jain, Christian or upper-caste Hindu, the chances are you…

Pakistan army accuses India of backing terrorism in rare rebuke

Pakistan army accuses India of backing terrorism in rare rebuke

(Reuters) – Pakistan’s military has accused India’s main intelligence agency of whipping up terrorism in Pakistan in rare public criticism that could increase tension between the nuclear-armed rivals.…

Greenpeace faces shutdown after India freezes funds

Greenpeace faces shutdown after India freezes funds

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Greenpeace India is facing imminent closure after authorities froze its bank accounts leaving it with little funds, the environmental group’s head said…

CRIME

Salman gets five years in jail for 2002 death – then reprieve

Salman gets five years in jail for 2002 death – then reprieve

Bollywood was in shock on Wednesday after superstar Salman Khan was sentenced to five years in jail for a 2002 hit-and-run…

U.S. AFFAIRS

What happened to the rights of the accused in America?

Reading about the short, troubled life of Freddie Gray — who suffered lead poisoning as a child, was arrested for drug offenses more than a dozen times…

INDIA

Hindu, Muslim girls marry earliest; Jains, Christians later

If you are a girl — educated and from an economically stable family — from an urban area,  either Jain, Christian or upper-caste Hindu, the chances are…

POLITICS

Pakistan army accuses India of backing terrorism in rare rebuke

(Reuters) – Pakistan’s military has accused India’s main intelligence agency of whipping up terrorism in Pakistan in rare public criticism that could increase tension between the nuclear-armed…

SOUTH ASIA

Pakistan army accuses India of backing terrorism in rare rebuke

(Reuters) – Pakistan’s military has accused India’s main intelligence agency of whipping up terrorism in Pakistan in rare public criticism that could increase tension between the nuclear-armed…

COMMUNITY

‘Margarita, With a Straw’ Opens 15th New York Indian Film Festival

NEW YORK Besides being inspired from her cousin’s life, filmmaker Shonali Bose’s  “Margarita, With A Straw,”  has pieces of her own emotional journey. “It is very difficult…

ENTERTAINMENT

Salman gets five years in jail for 2002 death – then reprieve

Bollywood was in shock on Wednesday after superstar Salman Khan was sentenced to five years in jail for a 2002 hit-and-run that killed a man sleeping on…

LIFESTYLE

Hindu, Muslim girls marry earliest; Jains, Christians later

If you are a girl — educated and from an economically stable family — from an urban area,  either Jain, Christian or upper-caste Hindu, the chances are…

CINEMA

Salman gets five years in jail for 2002 death – then reprieve

Bollywood was in shock on Wednesday after superstar Salman Khan was sentenced to five years in jail for a 2002 hit-and-run that killed a man sleeping on…