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Spelling Bee makes changes to discourage ties

Spelling Bee makes changes to discourage ties

American sports fans love tie scores about as much as flat beer and broken baseball bats flying into the stands. But in the dictionary-dominated corner of competitive spelling,…

To sidestep Pakistan, India embraces an Iranian port

To sidestep Pakistan, India embraces an Iranian port

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Tehran on Sunday and Monday to ink a major trade deal between India, Afghanistan, and Iran, which is in the process…

Hoboken Councilman Battles Trump Supporter On Twitter

Hoboken Councilman Battles Trump Supporter On Twitter

How the hell did Hoboken allow this guy to be a councilman? Shouldn’t even be allowed in the U.S. #terrorist.” That was a hateful tweet out of the…

COMMUNITY

Spelling Bee makes changes to discourage ties

Spelling Bee makes changes to discourage ties

American sports fans love tie scores about as much as flat beer and broken baseball…

The First Ever ‘Glory Of Hyderabad’ Celebration Held In Chicago

The First Ever ‘Glory Of Hyderabad’ Celebration Held In Chicago

Over 1,100 people from different walks of life attended the “Celebration of the Glory of…

Aziz Ansari Feels Diversity In Films Not Getting Better

Aziz Ansari Feels Diversity In Films Not Getting Better

Indian-American comedian Aziz Ansari opined that its strange that the films which are based on…

Connecticut 7-11 Worker Becomes First Woman To Climb Everest 7 Times

Connecticut 7-11 Worker Becomes First Woman To Climb Everest 7 Times

A 42-year-old woman born in Nepal climbed Mount Everest for the seventh time on Friday,…

Kudos For Co-naming Of Jackson Heights Corner As Diversity Plaza

Kudos For Co-naming Of Jackson Heights Corner As Diversity Plaza

A stretch of road in New York’s Jackson Heights, an eclectic neighborhood boasting of a…

INDIA

To sidestep Pakistan, India embraces an Iranian port

To sidestep Pakistan, India embraces an Iranian port

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Tehran on Sunday and Monday to ink a major trade deal between India, Afghanistan, and Iran, which is in the process…

Fast Bowler Shardul Thakur Named To India Test Squad

Fast Bowler Shardul Thakur Named To India Test Squad

Fast bowler Shardul Thakur was the surprise selection in India’s 17-man squad for their test series against West Indies, the Board of Cricket Control (BCCI) in India announced…

A Suitable Coach For The Indian Cricket Team

A Suitable Coach For The Indian Cricket Team

The Indian cricket board’s experiment with former Indian players as coaches needs to reach its logical conclusion – an Indian head coach. At least, this time the Board…

CRIME

Hoboken Councilman Battles Trump Supporter On Twitter

Hoboken Councilman Battles Trump Supporter On Twitter

How the hell did Hoboken allow this guy to be a councilman? Shouldn’t even be allowed in the U.S. #terrorist.” That…

U.S. AFFAIRS

Kamala Harris catches ride on populist wave in California Senate primary

LOS ANGELES – It was the kind of affirmation that candidates covet, especially in the year of the 99 percent: a woman who lost her home to…

INDIA

To sidestep Pakistan, India embraces an Iranian port

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Tehran on Sunday and Monday to ink a major trade deal between India, Afghanistan, and Iran, which is in the…

POLITICS

To sidestep Pakistan, India embraces an Iranian port

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Tehran on Sunday and Monday to ink a major trade deal between India, Afghanistan, and Iran, which is in the…

SOUTH ASIA

Pakistan sees jihad as low-cost option to bleed India: Haqqani

Prosecution of jihadis in Pakistan is difficult as the system considers them to be “the good guys”, according to Husain Haqqani, Pakistan’s former envoy to the US.…

COMMUNITY

Spelling Bee makes changes to discourage ties

American sports fans love tie scores about as much as flat beer and broken baseball bats flying into the stands. But in the dictionary-dominated corner of competitive…

ENTERTAINMENT

Bollywood Has No Content Most Of The Time: Naseeruddin Shah

Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah, who is known for his work in parallel cinema, feels Bollywood films nowadays have no content most of the time. The Padma Bhushan…

LIFESTYLE

Mired in controversy, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar tries to set the record straight

Two weeks ago, I wrote a story about a world-famous Indian guru — the founder of the massively popular Art of Living Foundation — who had stepped…

CINEMA

Bollywood Has No Content Most Of The Time: Naseeruddin Shah

Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah, who is known for his work in parallel cinema, feels Bollywood films nowadays have no content most of the time. The Padma Bhushan…