World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 28, 2013
A Jewish boy who hid from the Nazis in a hayloft reunited after 70 years in New York on Wednesday with the Polish son whose parents risked everything to save him.
World | John Noble Wilford, The New York Times | Tuesday November 26, 2013
In traditional narratives, Queen Maya Devi, the mother of Buddha, gave birth to him while holding on to a branch of a tree in a garden at Lumbini, in what is now Nepal. Accounts vary as to when this occurred, leaving uncertain the founding century of...
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 26, 2013
China will launch its first ever probe to land on the moon early next month, state media said Tuesday, with the lunar rover named "Jade Rabbit" in a nod to Chinese folklore.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday November 19, 2013
After a young lawyer blogged that she was sexually harassed by a Supreme Court judge, more women are coming out with similar allegations that have shaken the legal fraternity.
World | Susanne Craig and Michael D. Shear, The New York Times | Monday November 18, 2013
The insurance commissioner for the District of Columbia was dismissed from his job just a day after he publicly questioned a decision by President Barack Obama to reverse a provision of the Affordable Care Act, a person with knowledge of the events s...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday October 26, 2013
The Obama administration has turned to a technology company run by Indian-Americans to fix the problem ridden website for Americans to buy insurance under President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.
Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 12, 2013
Monaco striker Radamel Falcao was the hero for the home side, keeping his cool to convert two late penalties as Colombia grabbed the point they needed to be certain of qualifying for next year's finals in Brazil.
Associated Press | Thursday October 3, 2013
The British Columbia Coroners Service said investigators found a spoon with drug residue and a used hypodermic needle in the hotel room where Glee actor Cory Monteith was found dead in July.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday September 27, 2013
Sri Srinivasan was today sworn in as judge of the second most powerful court of the United States, making him the first Indian American to be on the bench of the US Courts of Appeal for the District of Columbia Circuit.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 26, 2013
The Sikh-American community has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to raise the issue of increasing attacks on the community members in the US with President Barack Obama during their meeting tomorrow.
World | Reuters | Wednesday September 25, 2013
Federal prosecutors have documented at least 350 instances of faulty background investigations done by private contractors and special agents for the US Office of Personnel Management in recent years, illustrating what some lawmakers call systemic we...
India | Namrata Brar | Tuesday September 24, 2013
On Saturday night at 8:15 pm, Dr. Prabhjot Singh, a Sikh professor at Columbia University, was brutally attacked by a gang of 15 to 20 people in New York in what seemed like a possible hate crime. Two days later, nobody was expecting the Sikh doctor,...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday September 23, 2013
A Sikh professor at Columbia University was allegedly attacked by a group of men in an assault which the police are investigating as a hate crime.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 4, 2013
District of Columbia - Perhaps he was thinking about doubling down in the Middle East?
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 3, 2013
The 27-year-old turned his right ankle when landing awkwardly after competing for a high ball with Marseille defender Nicolas Nkoulou in Sunday night's game at the Stade Velodrome.
Press Trust of India | Monday September 2, 2013
As the only new sport to be shortlisted for inclusion at the 2020 Olympic Games, squash has received social media support from across the globe, including Brazil, Egypt, Columbia, Spain, South Africa, Japan, Switzerland, India, Saudi Arabia, Ukrai...
World | Reuters | Friday August 23, 2013
Chinese politician Bo Xilai called his wife insane after she testified at his landmark trial today that he knew of money and a villa in the French Riviera that prosecutors say were given to the couple by a businessman friend.
India | Gardiner Harris, The New York Times | Thursday August 22, 2013
The battle between Amartya Sen, a Nobel Prize winner and Harvard professor, and Jagdish Bhagwati, an eminent professor at Columbia University, has broken out just as India's economy seems to be coming undone.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 27, 2013
A 485-pound (220-kilogram) convicted murderer who escaped execution after his lawyers argued he was too fat to be put to death has died in prison, authorities in Ohio said.
World | Reuters | Thursday July 25, 2013
California schools bested East Coast universities in Forbes' annual ranking of top US colleges, with Stanford University and Pomona College capturing the top two spots.