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Aug 12, 2014

Dance Review: Nivedha Ramalingam Brings Bharatanatyam to Drive East

Nivedha Ramalingam’s performance in the Drive East Festival brings a South Indian dance form to life...

Aug 04, 2014

Retiree to travel UK dressed as Native American

A mayonnaise factory manager in England has quit his job to live as a Native American. Les Atkins is going to follow his dream and tour his country teaching people about the American Indian way of life...

Aug 12, 2014

Aarambh's 20 Cent Cardboard Desk Drastically Improves Life for Indian School Children

School desks might seem like a common commodity in the West, but many children in India have to go without, which can result in bad posture, damaged eyesight, and even poor handwriting...

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....

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 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 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

Jul 30, 2014

The worst song ever recorded? Indian singer's hilarious 'It's My Life' track becomes a smash hit (on the Internet at least!)

Vennu Mallesh has become an internet sensation in the West after Internet users discovered one of his videos and spread it across social networks... #India #Irom Chanu Sharmila

Aug 09, 2014

Dwight Gooden speaks about sobriety at health fair

Dwight Gooden recalled the day his teammates on the New York Mets were celebrating their 1986 World Series win as "one of the worst days of my life." The 49-year-old former Roslyn resident explained: "I was getting high in an apartment and missed the... #New York Mets #New York Yankees #Houston Astros #Dwight Gooden #New York, NY #Cleveland Indians #Hofstra University #Tampa Bay Devil Rays #Nassau County, NY #Bethpage State Park, NY