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Orgy And Bhagvad Gita Don't Mix!
The use of an Indian religious chant during the controversial orgy scene in Eyes Wide Shut has so upset many Hindus in America that they have started writing letters to Warner Bros asking for deletion of the chant from the Kubrick movie and withdrawal of its CDs.
Kerala Christian Priest Fights For Chicago Neighborhood
Englewood is arguably among the bleakest places in the entire country with more than 30 per cent of its people unemployed and others having marginal jobs.
Looking Beyond Year 2000, SEEC Takes Bold Strides
Many months before 1999 was to start, Ravindra Koka reminisces, he and his team at SEEC had felt strongly that the survival and prosperity of the firm could never be served by short term targets.
Florida Murder Suspect Might Have Fled
After extensive interviews with friends, professors and family members of Deepa Agarwal, the 20-year-old student whose body was discovered in her closet early this week, Orange County police suspect that her cousin Kamlesh Agarwal, 21, might have killed her.
Repeat show for 'Gandhi-Godse'
Following persistent demand, the Paresh Rawal play is returning to Anaheim for an August 1 performance at the William Cook Auditorium. Vachikam, the national promoter for the controversial show, and TV Asia, the sponsor, expect many such repeat shows.
Cardiologist Shows A Big Heart For Political Fund-raising
Zach Zachariah is one of the eight Floridans who have raised more than $100,000 each for the presidential campaign of Texas Governor George W Bush.
Dosanjh, Critic Of British Columbia Premier, Keeps His Job In New Cabinet
The attorney general, in fact, was a heart-beat away from the top post when, recently, following a cabinet scandal, several NDP members suggested he should be the interim premier
New Twist In High-Profile Case Of Attempted Murder
Syeda Suffian's eloquent testimony was largely responsible for the conviction of her boyfriend Mohammed Mohsin. But now the defence claims to have evidence she lied under oath.
Murdered Florida Student's Identity Confirmed
Deepa Agarwal's neighbours told the police they had been hearing loud and prolonged arguments, and occasional shouting in her apartment throughout this month.
'Mann' Leaves America Cold
Despite Aamir Khan's appearance at several movie houses in New York and New Jersey, and extensive coverage in the ethnic media, the movie just could not ignite the box-office.
Pro-India Forces in House Win Big In Defeating Anti-India Amendment
One hundred and sixtyone Republicans voted in favor of the Goodling Amendment and 54 against, with 8 Democrats in favor and 201 against.
Unanswered Questions In Student's Murder
Detectives in Orlando are seeking information on a red BMW, hoping that it could give them clues about who murdered a 20-year-old Indian student at the University of Central Florida.
Grand jury indicts Indians for hijacking Cuban boat
Prosecutors said Gurpreet and Baljeet Singh, from India, and Mohammad Chaudhry, from Pakistan, faced 20 years in prison on each count.
Two Indian Films At Asian American Film Festival
'Karma Local', a comedy about immigrant life in New York City, directed by newcomer Darshan Bhagat, and Mira Nair's made-for television film, 'My Own Country' are a treat for the cineaste.
Time for Summer Jamm '99
Some of the hottest DJs in Texas are offering a fast-lane night on July 30 at the Crystal Ballroom 2, with disco, hiphop and some desi music.
Chandrasekhar Gets $1.5 Billion Tribute
Chandra, the $1.5 billion space observatory is expected to do for the world of X-ray astronomy what the Hubble telescope did for the visible sky: open up new worlds that have haunted the imagination of scientists for decades.
To many Indian Americans, Chandra offers special pride
'The next time, someone speaks of snake charmers, snake oil, and bride-burning, I will ask them if they have heard of Chandra.'
THE KARGIL CRISIS
Ackerman Challenges Pakistan To Reverse 'Betrayal' of Lahore Declaration
'India has demonstrated that it's a mature nation,' the Democrat Congressman said. 'That it's a responsible nuclear power; that it doesn't get provoked easily; that it knows real power means acting with restraint.'
If I Knew The Murderer, I Would Gladly Collect the $30,000 Reward: Inderjit Singh
The prime suspect in Vancouver editor Tara Singh Hayer's murder is to take a lie-detector test next week.
Albright Will Push For Resumption Of Lahore Process In Meeting With Jaswant
The Singapore encounter will be the first high-level Indo-US contact after the Kargil conflict. 'We'd obviously want to have a chance to hear what India had to say and what its concerns were,' State Department spokesman James Rubin said.
THE KARGIL CRISIS
Radical Couple Realizes Rebellion Has Its Limits
Indian Amitava Kumar and Pakistani Mona Ali find it easier to overcome national barriers, than the ones in people's minds.
THE KARGIL CRISIS
Kargil After Hours
For Indian and Pakistani expats, brought together at work during the day, it is as if Kargil did not happen. After hours, of course, their thoughts and actions are all about the conflict.
THE KARGIL CRISIS
Indian, Pakistani Cricket Stars To Play Together in US, Canada
Cricketers from the subcontinent, who would not have played opposite each other just a few days ago because of the Kargil war, are joining hands to face a World XI.
'Mann' Sizzles Among Britain's 10 Ten; 'Hum Dil De...' Approaches $ 1.5m Mark
'Mann is a perfect summer date movie,' says Deepan Singh, 21, who has seen it at least four times in New York theaters. 'It is sentimental and yet it sounds and looks like a Hollywood film.'
Angry Fax Doesn't Mean I Am A Killer, Asserts Suspect In Editor's Murder
The prime suspect in Hayer's murder, Inderjit Singh, sees enemies everywhere -- from Jullunder to Vancouver.
'Living Tantra' Seminars Offered At Himalayan International Institute
Pandit Rajmani Tigunait claims the Chakra tradition seminars have never been offered before in the West.
Fish Head Curry Travels To Boston From Thanjavur Via Kuala Lumpur
Aficionados of spicy food are never at a loss in Boston, Cambridge and the surrounding cities. More than 60 Indian, Thai, Afghani and Malay restaurants serve the migrants and students from South and Southeast Asia.
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