In search of a lost childhood
The scarred children of ISKCON's gurukuls seek redemption in a situation that really offers none.
Indian democracy, a role model: UN
The agency said New Delhi's track record on human rights promotion and development has sweeping significance for a rights-based approach to progress.
35 congressmen want Vajpayee to address joint session: PTI
The growing economic relationship with India is being built, for better or worse, on the reality of India being a nuclear power, they said in a letter to Speaker Dennis Hastert.
A sister seeks justice
The US government isn't doing anything to get Deepa Agarwal's suspected killer extradited from India, says Sheela Agarwal, who won't let the matter rest.
The lady's big ambition was to build a statue of the queen of Jhansi. Now she's making a bust of Clinton that she herself will present to him.
The fun internship
Chaitime.com has picked six students for its 'Summer of Chai' to star on its real-life online soap opera.
US promises to help India in Sierra Leone
The assurance came from Secretary of State Madeleine Albright during her hour-long meeting with Jaswant Singh in Warsaw on Monday.
Mastercard donation for girls' education programme in India
The project will enable 3,000 girls from the poorest areas in rural India to have access to primary education, and an estimated 25 per cent of them will move on to mainstream education.
ISRO plans moon mission
The mission is expected to reinvigorate Indian scientists and demonstrate India's capacity to take up complex missions that are at the cutting edge of technology.
Shyamala Chitaley took a new job at 60, discovered a new plant, invented a new technique to preserve fossils and established the palaeobotany department of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.
Of minorities within minorities
Trikone, a non-profit organization for homosexuals, bisexuals, and transgender people, held a gala banquet recently to celebrate the identity of the queer community. And was it fun!
Jaswant to meet Albright
The Indian external affairs minister and the US secretary of state are expected to hold talks on bilateral and regional issues.
Penn students open tech centre in Pune
Puente, a student-run community group service, recently sent 14 students over to Pune to open a Community Technology Centre.
In his debut play Circles of Love, Uganda-born Al-Noor Peera tries to bring on stage the tribulations of an Indian family that in today's terms could be called dysfunctional.
The dotcom bug
'Forget passion, forget innovation and forget all that hype about technology for the new millennium. It is about money,' says Reeta Sinha.
PIO card fee to be reduced: Advani
Speaking in London, Home Minister Advani agreed it was expensive and that the cost would be revised.
Potential HIV blocker discovered
University of Iowa professor Vasu Nair and NCI researchers have discovered molecules that may help treat AIDS.
War without victors
Professor Dhiraj Pradhan, who lost the civil suit he had filed against Texas A&M university for violating his constitutional rights, has decided to appeal. But whoever wins, no one gains.
US concerned by attacks on Christians
US Ambassador to India Richard Celeste said it was sending confusing signals about India's "commitment to secularism and tolerance".
A meetings of faiths
The people launching the United Religions Initiative hope to build an organization that will promote co-operation.
INS plays big brother
By fall, foreign students may have to pay an extra fee for the privilege of being monitored.
ICJ rejects Pak plea on four counts
The court accepted India's argument that the ICJ had no jurisdiction to hear the case on the downing of Pakistan's Atlantique aircraft.
Big trouble in Osho Commune
Ma Yoga Neelam, who was stopped at the gates, says crass commercialisation rules the place and that she may now move the Charity Commissioner's office.
A tragedy that won't go away
Fifteen years on, politics and indifference continue to dog the investigation into the alleged bombing of Air-India Flight 182.
Bombay Guide picked for media training
Ruchi Shah has been selected to represent the Bharat Scouts and Guides in the US.
Indo-US pact on maternal health likely
A joint statement to this effect is to be signed by India's minister for health and family welfare and the US secretary, department of health and human services.
Every time this intern sent a story, he got a prize in return. The remarkable success story of Shashank Bengali.
Instead of waiting for IT professionals to come to them, headhunters NextBase plans to meet them in India itself.
General admits US sought Kargil withdrawal
American General Anthony Zinni, however, added that the decision to withdraw was entirely Pakistan's.
United Defense buys Bofors
The leading US weapons manufacturer has bought all the stock of Sweden's Bofors Weapon Systems, Jane's Defence Weekly reported.