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Diplomat Denies India Seeks Security Council Intervention In Hijack
A senior diplomat at the Permanent Mission of India to the UN is likely to fly to Afghanistan to be a part of the Indian negotiating team.
Remembering Kargil, Orissa, and Kandahar, Some Will Forego Millennium Galas
Many Hindu temples and ashrams are holding retreats and midnight prayers, chanting and meditation to usher in the new year.
College Dropout Launches Online Community For Students Worldwide
Founded in New York City in August this year, WhataboutU seeks to be a global destination and online community builder for university and college bound students between the ages of 15 and 25.
Chicago To Shop for Teachers in India, Britain
The Chicago public school system has convinced the INS to allow 50 foreign teachers to work in the city under special visas.
US A Better Ally For India: Subramanian Swamy
The RSS may topple the government and go in for fresh elections to get rid of those who are opposing Hindutva and the creation of a Hindu state, Swamy warns.
State Department Urges India, Pakistan To Stop Trading Accusations
The State Department which 'condemned the hijacking in the strongest terms,' also said the hijackers were ultimately responsible for the lives of the hostages.
Sikhs Complain Their Reputation Was Hijacked
Even the venerably NYT ran a front page story which began this way: 'Five Sikh men said to be armed with grenades, rifles and knives hijacked an Indian Airline jet yesterday'.
Yogesh Gandhi to Serve 1 Year in Prison
Gandhi's contribution of $325,000 was one of the largest the Democratic Party had received. There were several articles in the media about his claim to be a great grand-nephew of the Mahatma, but many doubt his claims.
Parents Seek To Send Warnings On Child Safety With $20 Million Suit
The Shahs' attorney said the lawsuit intended to send powerful signals to all drivers to pay attention to the safety of children.
Sikh Moderates Wonder If Militants Were Behind Firebomb Attack On Politician's Office
While the police have no suspects in the Molotov cocktail attack on Attorney General Ujjal Dosanjh's office in Vancouver on Sunday, many of his Sikh supporters were reminded of a 1985 attack on him.
Taliban Rep in New York: 'We Will Take All Action to Rescue the Passengers'
'Our government got in touch with Indian government as soon as the plane landed and offered full cooperation,' Abdul Hakim Mujahid said. 'But the Indian government did not respond.'
Kashmir Secessionist Damns 'Absolute Terrorists'
The cause of self-determination of the Kashmiris is made to suffer by these absolute terrorists, rued Mushtaq Jeelani, an executive of the Toronto-based Kashmir-Canada Council.
Indian Scientists File Complaints Against Top Defense Laboratory in America
Nine Asian American scientists and engineers, including two Indians, have filed complaints with California State, alleging they are paid less than their white counterparts. If unresolved, the complainants could go to court.
Stop Constructing Temples Abroad: Kanchi Acharya
'Instead they could spend the money usefully to renovate dilapidated temples back home -- be it in Gujarat or Tamil Nadu,' the sant has said.
SBI To Reach Out To Indian-American Doctors
The bank starts Saturday morning service at its Flushing branch, NY.
'Strong Correlation Between Democracy and Hinduism'
Freedom House survey finds a marked decline in democracy in Pakistan, Bangladesh.
Her Cup of Tea
Bhana Grover's chaitime.com is as invigorating as the drink.
Duo Charged With Attempted Murder
Todd Farmer and Anthony Raynor allegedly threw a rock at Michael Vytilingam that left him brain-damaged and partially paralysed.
Have You Sent Your New Year Cards Yet?
Pausing after mailing mine, I had the sudden idea that I could become rich by writing a self-help book for shoppers, says Amitava Kumar.
Coming Up: Some Big Movies
Among those in the pipeline are Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla, Mela with Aamir Khan, and Pukar, starring Madhuri Dixit and Anil Kapoor.
Relativity Focuses on India, Eyes Asia
The company crafts an alliance with NIIT, the software consulting and training company, and considers partnerships on the Pacific Rim.
Bollywood Touch to New Year Galas
Pooja Batra, Hemlata, Bappi Lahiri and Hema Sardesai to grace year-end desi parties.
'One World -- One Future'
A conference to explore Hindu identity in the diaspora, Hindu-Christian dialogue, human rights abuse in Punjab and the importance of Sanskrit in the present.
Golden Globe snubs Earth
But Manoj Shyamalan's The Sixth Sense bagged two nominations.
Arrests Promised In Air-India Blast Case
But Indians aren't sure if the Royal Canadian Mounted Police will really announce something meaningful or if the investigation will continue indefinitely.
Kher Smashes the Fixed Prices Barrier
His site to help busy people who are planning a new home or renovating one catches on.
Spicy Chunks In The Melting Pot
If you want to meet the mark of real assimilation of Indians into American society, you should meet Priya Bala and Vijai Nathan, says John Laxmi.
3 Indians Among 100 Most Influential British Columbians
And, no, Attorney General Ujjal Dosanjh is yet to figure on the list.
She Has The Numbers
Jaishree Abichandani makes it her job to ensure that all immigrants in New York, the Long Island and the 10 counties in New Jersey are counted in the upcoming census.
Shyamalan's Mouse Roars At Box-Office
Stuart Little , the story of an adopted mouse, opens at the top box-office position, bagging $ 15.5 million this weekend.
The Nemesis Of Junk Mail
With his Brightmail.com Sunil Paul hopes to have the spam problem licked. And now he plans to make anti-virus software too.
Gordon Wilson's Son Charged With Sex Abuse
Judy Tyabji's former husband files a suit, claiming Mathew Wilson molested his daughter.
South Asian Women's Conference In LA
The event will include workshops for the discussion of issues relevant to the immigrant and subsequent populations in the diaspora.
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