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Sep 04, 2014

Indian boy, 3, has life-changing facial reconstruction at NYU

A 3-year-old boy has a new face — and lease on life — after surgery for a rare genetic condition that caused him pain and humiliation...

Sep 11, 2014

Letters: Lessons after 9/11

We are a country of immigrants and we must not be prejudiced against those nationalities who may have attacked us. I'm thinking of Germans, Japanese, Iranians, etc. Some of the Islamic State group terrorists are Americans. We cannot and should not ta...

Sep 03, 2014

Why gentrification equals more brown faces in Brooklyn

The surefire way you know a neighborhood is gentrifying is when more brown faces move in. No, not black or Hispanic, but Indian. This is unlike my native England, where the Asian (a term generally used for Pakistanis, Indians and Bangladeshi) populou... #London #Ivy League #Brooklyn, NY #Crown Heights, NY #Prospect Heights, NY #Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

Aug 20, 2014

Indian yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar dies at 95

Indian yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar, who helped popularize yoga around the world and wrote 14 books on the subject, has died. According to his family doctor, the guru's final words were, "I have lived a majestic life.... #London #Ivy League #Brooklyn, NY #Crown Heights, NY #Prospect Heights, NY #Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

Sep 01, 2014

The Hundred-Foot Journey: cute foodie movie leaves a sour taste

Lasse Hallströms latest piece of food porn will only be popular among critics looking to ram more metaphors down our throats The Hundred-Foot Journey is a tough slog across acres of corn and oceans of syrup and has provoked the worlds movie critics i... #Om Puri #Helen Mirren #Mumbai

Aug 23, 2014

India, Pakistan trade gunfire in Kashmir; 4 dead

(AP) -- India and Pakistan traded gunfire in the disputed Kashmir region on Saturday, killing two villagers on each side and wounding several others, officials said. Dharmendra Pareek, a top official with India's paramilitary force, said Indian force... #India #New Delhi #Pakistan #United Kingdom #Arun Jaitley #Dharmendra #Kashmir, India

Aug 22, 2014

After big win, India's new leader faces backlash

(AP) -- When Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept to power in India's most resounding election victory in decades, he promised to revive the sluggish economy, rein in rising food prices, tackle corruption and overhaul his predecessor's lackluster forei... #India #New Delhi #Pakistan #Nawaz Sharif #Narendra Modi #Center for Policy Research

Aug 19, 2014

Lindsay Lohan wants to write her memoirs, report says

Actress Lindsay Lohan, who's preparing to make her stage debut in London next month, says she'd like to write her memoirs. "I've kept journals my whole life, since when I was a kid," Lohan said, assuring the British newspaper the Daily Mail that, "I ... #London #India #Lindsay Lohan

Aug 19, 2014

Indian court orders release of woman on hunger strike for 14 years

Irom Sharmila has been force-fed in prison hospital since beginning hunger strike in protest at human rights abuses An Indian judge has ordered the release of human rights campaigner Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on hunger strike for nearly 14 ye... #India #Irom Chanu Sharmila

Sep 15, 2014

Toronto film review: 'Learning to Drive'

Two very fine actors do what they can to enliven a bland cross-cultural bonding exercise in "Learning to Drive," the story of a brief encounter between a Manhattan literary critic (Patricia Clarkson) and an Indian-American cab driver (Ben Kingsley) w... #Toronto #Tokyo #Patricia Clarkson #Ben Kingsley