Sunday 27 May, 2018

Abandoned by children, ‘Pakeezah’ actress Geeta Kapoor dies alone

Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actress Geeta Kapoor, who shot into the limelight for her role in the classic “Pakeezah”, breathed her last in a Mumbai old age home on Saturday morning, a family friend said. She was 67 [...]

Leading US website questions Tata Trusts’ $50mn donation to Harvard

Washington, May 25 (IANS) The controversy surrounding the $50 million donation from not-for-profit Tata Trusts to the Harvard Business School in 2010 has now reached the American shores with a leading Conservative website questioning the globally [...]

Pune company adds 3D thrills to Hollywood superhit ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Pune (Maharashtra), May 25 (IANS) A team of nearly 800 artists of Deluxe India here toiled for months to convert from 2D to breathtaking 3D effects the latest Hollywood magnum opus “Avengers: Infinity War”, thrilling audiences [...]

ACLU: Documents show widespread abuse of child immigrants in US custody

Atlanta, GA, May 25, 2018: Documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union featured in a new report released recently show the pervasive abuse and neglect of unaccompanied immigrant children detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [...]

Delta to restart direct nonstop flights from the US to India in 2019

NRI Pulse Newspaper Staff Report Atlanta, GA, May 25, 2018: Delta Air Lines will begin nonstop flights between the United States and Mumbai, India, next year, linking the U.S. with one of its strongest trading partners. Atlanta could be a likely [...]

Bombay Bhel: Blast in Canada Indian restaurant injures 15

Ottawa, May 25 (IANS) At least 15 people were injured following an improvised explosive device (IED) blast at an Indian restaurant in Canada’s Mississauga city, police said. A search operation has been launched for two male suspects [...]

Supriya Sharma becomes youngest Indian to win Bikini Bodybuilding Championship held in Atlanta

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, May 24, 2018: Supriya Sharma, 23, became the youngest Indian to win a gold medal in her category along with bagging the title of “Overall True Novice Champion” in her debut IFBB NPC Eastern Seaboard [...]

Awareness on sanitary napkins still low in rural areas: India’s real Pad Man

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Some thought he was possessed, some thought he was just being a pervert when he started questioning young women about sanitary pads. But Arunachalam Muruganantham did all this in his quest to make cheap sanitary napkins [...]

Celebrity life is not easy: Ranveer Singh

By Sugandha Rawal New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Bollywood heartthrob Ranveer Singh loves all the attention. He admits being in spotlight is like living his dream. The actor, who is fondly called the Hindi film industry’s livewire, thanks [...]

Aisha Yaqoob creates history, wins Georgia House District 97 Democratic primary

BY VEENA RAO (With inputs from IANS) Atlanta, GA, May 23, 2018: Aisha Yaqoob, a woman of color, Muslim, activist and the daughter of Pakistani immigrants, defeated Wayne Slear (71.16% to 28.84%) in the Georgia House of Representatives District [...]