March 31, 2001
Hindu priest convicted of sexual abuse
The priest was found guilty of drugging and fondling a 19-year-old woman sent to him for counseling by a Queens, New York, jury on Thursday.
The gifts to Clinton that bounced back
For the second time in weeks, a present Vinod Gupta bought for Bill Clinton was given back to him after his generosity was reported in the newspapers.
Sisters in arms
Suhasini to film Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's Sister Of My Heart.
The Harsh Days of Their Lives
Som Chivukula and Neelanjana Banerjee: Woman to Woman a 28-minute documnetary on the lives of women in Bihar, directed by Dorothy Fadiman, drew huge crowds for its premiere. Why? 'I was moved by the film because it presents the lives of people truthfully and without being sentimental or condescending'. The film celebrates the courage of women under difficult circumstances.
March 30, 2001
Maitri overburdened helping sex victims
Maitri president Sonya Pellia said it was appalling to see some people still suggesting
that Lakireddy Bali Reddy was not at fault.
Fiji Indian On Trial For Killing Football Legend's Daughter
The prosecution is arguing that on February 15, 1999, Mohammed Haroon Ali, 24, killed Tracey Biletnikoff after a 50-minute argument in the office of his drug counseling program, then drove out to a hillside and dumped her body there.
'Clinton says the people of India are very special to him'
March 29, 2001
Amazon critic not pushed out of Lehman
Ravi Suria remains a hot item on Wall Street after he wrote a report last June suggesting that Amazon.com, the online retailing giant, would run out of funds.
Indian community awaits Clinton's visit
The American Indian Foundation has set a $ 100 million as its goal for relief to Gujarat.
If laid off, do I have to go back?
Many Indian tech workers are concerned that they would have to leave the US because they were now 'out of status'.
A doctor sans frontiers
Pooja Kumar often has a hard time explaining to people why she might take a year off before starting on a medical degree at Harvard University.
March 28, 2001
American Desi set to gross $ 1 mn
When the film co-produced by Gitesh Pandya and directed by
brother Piyush was about to be released, Pandya told his friends he was
expecting the film to gross about $ 200,000. It grossed over $ 310,000 in its first weekend.
'Amazon will probably end up scaling back'
A recent study conducted by three Indian business school professors shows that out of the several qualities that could define a superior online experience, only two - building trust and providing high level customer service - are valued as important long term advantages by the stock market.
Dotcom star charged with securities fraud
Former securities trader at the New York Life Insurance Company Srinivas Anumolu was indicted for kickbacks and 'other improper gifts and gratuities' while managing a $10 billion portfolio.
New York-based writer Geronimo Madrid quit his job in August to travel the world for one year. This article is the second of a series he is writing about Indians he meets along the way.
March 27, 2001
Riches in the Network
How Dev Gupta's Narad Networks hit the big time.
Pandit says sex abuse victim was seductress
The Hindu priest is on trial for sexually abusing a young woman sent to him for counseling.
A Stanford Holi
Colours flew fast and furious at this West Coast university campus. And for a good cause... Asha for Education.
March 24, 2001
Oscars: Place Your Bets
The Oscars are around the corner. rediff.com debates over who should win and who will win.