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.

Shanti is Celebrating its 25th Year of Service

Shanti, a registered non-profit charitable organization, is celebrating its 25th year of service this year.

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.

Curie Learning at The Durga Temple

After completing 8 years of service at the Durga Temple, Curie Learning is now expanding the classes to lower grades for serving the South County/Woodbridge community. 

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...

Indian Engineering Graduates' Degrees to be Recognised Across 17 Countries

Engineering graduates from India will find it easier to take advantage of international prospects as their degrees will now be recognised across 17 major countries.

India's Lok Sabha 2014 Election Results

Complete poll results, by the numbers.

The Countries Where Men Do the Most Housework

It may come as no surprise to Indian women, but their menfolk do some of the least housework in the world.

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.

Bollywood English (and Hindi) Film "Finding Fanny" Releases in North America on September 12

Bollywood star Deepika Padukone starred in four mega-blockbusters last year. Now, the talented actress offers fans something new and different headlining the quirky comedy "Finding Fanny" hitting theaters across North America Friday, September 12.

BANG BANG - Premiere of 2nd Song "Meherbaan"

Composed by the maestro duo of Vishal-Shekhar, the new song "Meherbaan" is the second tune released from the BANG BANG film following the smash hit "Tu Meri." 

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.

A Prostitute and a Porn Star, Working to Pay Bills – Who’s Right, Who’s Wrong?

Shweta Basu Prasad, Miriam Weeks: victims both.

The high profile arrest of the national award winning actress Shweta Basu Prasad, 23, from a hotel in Banjara Hills in Hyderabad, caught in a compromising position with a businessman from Mumbai, has set off a fierce debate in India after the actress released a statement that she turned to prostitution of her own volition to help support her family and due to other financial constraints.


Arlington Man Pleads Guilty in Drunk Driving Death

Lail has had several other charges in Northern Virginia related to drunk driving or speeding, including a driving under the influence charge in Arlington from 2010 that was pleaded down to reckless driving.

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.