Sunday 23 September, 2018

‘Village Rockstars’ is India’s official entry to Oscars 2019

Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) ”Village Rockstars” was selected as Indias official entry to the 91st Academy Awards on Saturday, following which members of the Film Federation of India (FFI) urged the Indian film industry and the government [...]

Hinduism is ideal religion for modern age of incertitude: Tharoor

New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Hinduism is a “wonderful” religion suited for the modern era of uncertainty and questioning because it values incertitude, according to Congress MP and author Shashi Tharoor, who also excoriated the politicisation [...]

Florida doctor pleads guilty to healthcare fraud

Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) An Indian-origin doctor has pleaded guilty to a healthcare fraud in the US, the Justice Department said. Jayam Krishna Iyer, 66, from Clearwater, Florida, pleaded guilty to one count of the healthcare fraud earlier [...]

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ to release in India on September 21

New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) After much dilly-dallying and an announcement that “Crazy Rich Asians” will not release in India, the Jon M. Chu directorial has finally secured a release date in India. The Warner Bros project will open [...]

Americans don’t trust Trump: Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal

Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) Americans are recognizing that they don’t trust the US President who has maintained that he knew nothing about what was went on in his campaign, Indian-American Congressman Pramila Jayapal has said. Her comments [...]

Salman proud to introduce Nutan’s granddaughter on big screen

Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan says that he is proud to introduce late actress Nutan’s granddaughter and actor Mohnish Bahl’s daughter Pranutan in Bollywood. Salman, who has previously launched fresh faces like Sooraj [...]

‘Manmarziyaan’: Performances elevate this predictable love-triangle

By Troy Ribeiro Film: “Manmarziyaan”; Director: Anurag Kashyap; Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Vicky Kaushal, Taapsee Pannu, Ashnoor Kaur, Akshay Arora, Pavan Malhotra, Gurpreet Bhangu; Rating: *** “Manmarziyaan” seems like [...]

American Hindus plan to celebrate 125th anniversary of Vivekananda’s Chicago speech in 100 US cities

Atlanta, GA, September 14, 2018: The United States Hindu Alliance (USHA), a national Hindu advocacy organization, announces Chicago Address 125, a one year 100 city celebration of the 125th anniversary of the historic speech by Swami Vivekananda [...]

Jaipur Literature Festival expands its presence in the US

Houston, Sep 12 (IANS) The Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) will be hosting a series of events – with headline authors as participants – in three cities across the United States, starting September 14 and ending on September 23. The [...]

Revoke Suu Kyi’s Congressional Gold Medal: Congressman Ro Khanna

Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) Indian-American Congressman Ro Khanna has said that he wants to revoke Myanmar State Counsellor Suu Kyi’s Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor in the US, which was bestowed on her with much fanfare [...]