Amitabh Bachchan: Meet the biggest movie star in the world

How can one give an idea of his stature to the uninitiated? By explaining that the actor possesses the combined star wattage and potent aggression of Brando, De Niro and Eastwood?

Most Acclaimed Indian American Photojournalist Rajan Devadas Passes Away

Rajan Devadas, whose lenses chronicled US-India relations from Washington, DC, for more than half a century, passed away on Friday, December 26, according to his family. He was 93.

Is Courting Controversy An Urban Outfitters Strategy?

Moreover, "India" has become a bit of a running theme of late.

Scientists Confirm Early Humans Were From Africa But Their Route Out Was Via Arabia, Not Egypt

- Our ancestors headed into India via Yemen before wandering further east and north
- Researchers used complicated new DNA procedure 'recombination'

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.

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.

India's Kerala Has It All: Beauty, Bananas, Long Life, Girl Power

President Obama gave a shoutout to the beauty of the "backwaters of Kerala" when he visited India last month.

Rajan Devadas: My Voyage to America

I boarded a cargo ship bound for New York — if I remember correctly, the name was Jala Halli — in December 1954.

India's New Comic Book Hero Fights Rape, Rides on The Back of a Tiger

Two years ago this day, a 23-year-old woman was brutally gang-raped on a moving bus in New Delhi. Three days later she died from her injuries.

Roskam and Crowley Announce New India Caucus Co-Chairs

Reps. George Holding (R-NC) and Ami Bera (D-CA) to Take Over Caucus

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.

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.

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.