Indian American Candidates Lose Elections

All four Indian American candidates vying for the US House of Representatives lost their bids.

Indian Embassy in Washington, DC, Celebrates Diwali

Ambassador of India, Dr. S. Jaishankar, hosted Diwali function at the Embassy Residence on Sunday, October 26, 2014. The function was attended by more than 300 dignitaries.

Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi Share Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai for their struggles against the suppression of children and for young people's rights, including the right to education.

Five Indian Institutions in Google's Top 20 Most Searched-for Universities

This ranking of online searches is very different from the traditional map of the global powerhouses of higher education.

India Satellite Mangalyaan Reaches Mars Orbit on First Try

India now joins a small club of nations — the U.S., Russia and those in the European Space Agency – to have mastered interplanetary travel, giving it bragging rights over Asian rivals China and Japan whose attempts to get to Mars failed.

“Ayenge Na?” asks BJP Leader Vijay Jolly of Indian American Gathering in Virginia: on Plans to Attend Reception for Modi in New York

‘A new rock star at the Madison Square Garden’: Aruna Miller.

VIENNA, VIRGINIA: Bharatiya Janata Party members Vijay Jolly and Rajyavardan Singh Rathode were given a luncheon reception at an upscale Indian restaurant here on Saturday, August 30th.

The Learning Myth: Why I'll Never Tell My Son He's Smart

By: Salman Khan

Researchers have known for some time that the brain is like a muscle; that the more you use it, the more it grows. They’ve found that neural connections form and deepen most when we make mistakes doing difficult tasks rather than repeatedly having success with easy ones.

India's Time For Growth

Welcome to India, the land of dreams and utter dysfunction. Get ready for a one-hour shuffle through customs, I thought. Followed by car confusion and a two-hour drive to the Taj Mahal Palace hotel.

Here’s Why Indians Are Racists. To Foreigners, To Each Other And To Themselves

We all know that whether we like it or not, India as a country is divided on the lines of colour, religion, caste and gender. With the advent of globalization and the concentration of money in the hands of a few, we are now divided on the lines of wealth as well.

World's 'most racist' countries (and the answers may surprise you)

Britain is one of the most racially tolerant countries on the planet, a survey claims.

 

The Most Surprising Things About America, According To An Indian International Student

During two years in the U.S., Chaturvedi has been surprised by various aspects of society...

Smithsonian Outlines $2 Billion Proposal for Mall Campus Renovation

The Smithsonian unveiled a $2 billion plan Thursday that would reimagine the area surrounding its iconic Castle by creating new entrances and connecting underground galleries in what has been described as the biggest project considered for the Mall in more than a century.

India International School Offers New Cources Including Free SAT, PSAT and College Essay Writing Classes

Bettie Stegall, former Head of the English Department at TJ School of Science and Technology is offering two free classes for SAT, PSAT and College Essay at India International School in Chantilly.

Bhopal - A Prayer for Rain Opens November 7 in NY

Opening in U.S. theaters one month before releasing in India, the acclaimed social thriller BHOPAL – A PRAYER FOR RAIN debuts exclusively in New York City on November 7 at Village East Cinema and will open in additional cities throughout November.

AAPI’s 8th Annual Global Healthcare Summit (GHS) 2015 To Be Held In Mumbai

AAPI’s global healthcare summit being held in Mumbai is to feature specialized medical workshops

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center Announces “Beyond Bollywood” Film Festival

The Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History will host the Beyond Bollywood Film Festival Saturday, Nov. 15.

How India Mounted the World’s Cheapest Mission to Mars

It will be the only nation so far to reach Mars on its first attempt. It will also have spent the least amount of money to do so.

Steve Jobs Didn’t Let His Kids Use iPhones or iPads: Here’s Why

Jobs, who died in 2011, may have had an instinctive flair for technology but he was a low tech parent who firmly believed in restricting his children’s access to electronic devices.

Iranian Identity, the 'Aryan Race,' and Jake Gyllenhaal

American-Iranian author Reza Aslan asserted that, indeed, Iranians were Aryans.

Everybody has heard about Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, the recent Walt Disney blockbuster featuring Jake Gyllenhaal in the role of...a prince of Persia... Some enlightened people believe that Hollywood missed an opportunity to transcend its stereotypical depictions of non-Europeans, particularly Middle Easterners, by offering the part to a brownish hero.

Mahabharata Comic Book Series - Now Available on the iPad

The first 2 books of the Mahabharata Comic Book Series are now released and exclusively available on the Apple iPad in iBooks.