'India is fast becoming one of the world's software superpowers'
'Indian Americans now run more than 750 companies in Silicon Valley alone. Now, we are moving from brain drain to brain gain in India, because many are coming home.' President Clinton hails Indian enterprise in America.
Asha draws sellout crowd in Chicago
After near sellout performances in Los Angeles and Florida last week, the evergreen playback queen is expected to draw a capacity crowd of 4,000 at the impressive Arie Crown Theatre in Chicago.
23-year-old Texan wins $1 million from mValue
Mehul Patel heard about mValue.com during an interview he was doing in December about pay-to-surf companies. 'The interviewer asked me what I thought of mValue,' he said.
How blind can we be?
'How fair is it to give this boy preference over thousands of Indians who have been waiting up to three years for their families to be reunited? Why is Elian more important than Indian hi-tech workers who are trapped in H-1B hell?' asks Reeta Sinha.
2 Indians convicted for hijacking Cuban boat
A federal court in Florida held Gurpreet Singh and Baljeet Singh guilty of conspiring to interfere with maritime navigation, seizing a boat and attacking the crew.
Indian siblings place fifth in Inventions Challenge
Amit and Anjali Behal devised the Diabetes Sentry Bracelet that can detect a condition called hypoglycaemia or low blood sugar. 'We know diabetes is a big problem and many people die in their sleep because of low blood sugar levels,' said Amit, 14 and diabetic.
The smog stretches from Lahore to Delhi
Although there are over 150 million Muslims living in India, there is a perceived equation, on both sides of the border, of India with Hindus.
'India has shown it can compete on a world scale'
'I was part of that generation who had gone there for education, with the full intention of coming back.' Cirrus Logic founder-chairman Suhas Patil on the growing Indo-American partnership.
Ex-academic rocks London bourse with start-up
Prof Madan Singh's software uses mathematical models to find the optimum price
which goods can be sold without discouraging would-be customers and
stopping them from buying. 'This is not a dot.com. We have products
on strong technology with global potential,' says Singh.
'Clinton sought a better relationship with India'
US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright
has said that 'the fundamental goal of President Clinton's visit to
India was to set our course for a qualitatively different and better
relationship with India, not simple return to the status quo before
its nuclear tests.'
'This is no service. It's what I do best'
Paralysed, ravaged by cancer and two heart attacks, Sharadkumar Dicksheet still can find it in himself to come to India every six months to do corrective surgery for the poor.
Programs in his belfry
Pankaj Arora, a teen with an inclination for computers, is fighting off job offers so that he can complete his studies.
Store owner fights French laws
But Rahman Khan of Montreal has strong backing from English-speaking Canadians.
Naseer, Jaya, Paresh prove serious theater can be fun
Promoters also find that serious dramas with big name character actors can be a big draw.
Capturing the essence of a continent
Asian Heritage Month - the politics of identity at a college in New York Cit.
Judge orders preservation of dead teenager's foetal tissue
Lakireddy Balireddy and his son have demanded a DNA examination, saying it will prove they did not have sex with the dead girl.
Indian techies to be hailed at Asha Bhosle show in Newark
'They have not received the kind of recognition they deserve,' says Krishen Oberoi, organiser of the show.
Journey into the heart of Nepal
'These [the Tibetans of the Dolpo region] are the last free people on earth. Tinle is the last of the Mohicans,' says Eric Valli, the French-born director of Caravan.
Southern Baptists Refuse To Cancel Massive Outreach Program in Chicago
The controversy about the Southern Baptists's Chicago plan began in November with a letter from a group of Chicago religious leaders sent to people of various faiths and their leaders.
Professor Attacks Model Minority Myth
Vijay Prashad's new book The Karma of Brown Folk will stimulate controversies and debates.
Convicted Killer Refuses to Help Prosecution, Charged With Contempt
The prosecutors had hoped that Glowatski would testify in the Ellard trial, but he has refused several times.