Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Indian-American CEO racially abused after Trump criticism

Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) An Indian origin CEO says he was racially abused and was told to “go back” to India and also take along top Indian-American diplomat Nikki Haley after he refused to defend US President Donald Trump’s [...]

Indian origin editor-publisher ousted by LA Times

Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) An Indian origin journalist has been fired as the editor of the Los Angeles Times daily in a dramatic shake-up to move the daily more quickly into the digital age. Davan Maharaj, who served as both editor and publisher [...]

‘Independence was only transfer of power; true freedom is equal access to everything for everyone’

By Saket Suman New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The nation has just celebrated Independence Day with great pomp and fervor — but does this special occasion evoke similar sentiments among the Dalits living in the country? No, contends author Sujatha [...]

Sikka quits as Infosys CEO, cites negative remarks against him

Bengaluru, Aug 18 (IANS) In a dramatic development, global software major Infosys Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD) Vishal Sikka resigned on Friday citing continuous disruptions and personal and negative remarks against [...]

Nadella, Cook, Zuckerberg slam Charlottesville violence

San Francisco, Aug 17 (IANS) Breaking their silence over the violence at a white supremacist rally in the US, Microsoft’s Indian-born CEO Satya Nadella, Apple’s Tim Cook and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg have condemned the incident [...]

Google buys Indian-origin professor’s health monitoring start-up

San Francisco, Aug 16 (IANS) Google has acquired Senosis Health, a Seattle-based health monitoring start-up founded by University of Washington Professor Shwetak Patel, the media reported. The start-up turns smartphones into medical devices [...]

Ivanka Trump to lead US delegation for summit in India

Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) President Donald Trump’s daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump will lead the US delegation to India for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) slated for November, the media reported. The move was announced [...]

Indian-American girl sues school over gender identity

Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) An eight-year-old Indian-American transgender girl and her family are suing a private school in California for forcing her to dress as a boy and preventing the child from expressing her preferred gender identity. Nikki [...]

Jab Harry Met Sejal: Banal and lacks emotional connect

By Troy Ribeiro Film: “Jab Harry Met Sejal”; Director: Imitaz Ali; Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma, Evelyn Sharma, Chandan Roy Sanyal and Aru Krishansh Verma; Rating: *1/2 If you are content to simply bask in the company of [...]

Karan Johar gives fans a glimpse of his twins

Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar on Monday shared a heart-warming photograph of the “loves of his life” — his mother Hiroo with his twins Roohi and Yash, who have turned six months old. Karan shared the photograph [...]