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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....

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 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

Aug 07, 2014

'The Hundred-Foot Journey' review: Crowd-pleasing souffle

Hassan Kadam, the hero of "The Hundred-Foot Journey," was born to be a chef. As a kid in Mumbai, he swooned over the scent of fresh urchin, and he grew up to run his family's humble restaurant. His mother taught him how to use spices. "Life," she say... #A. R. Rahman #Om Puri #Helen Mirren #Lasse Hallstrom #Mumbai