Arts and Music

Presidential Award of Certificates of Honour to distinguished scholars of Sanskrit, Oriya, Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam

Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) of India has invited recommendations/ nominations for Presidential Award of Certificates of Honour to distinguished scholars of Sanskrit, Oriya, Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam.

L Subramaniam concert in Washington, DC, pays tribute to 9/11 victims

The Indian violin maestro, son Ambi enthrall Georgetown University audience with a soulful performance.


Volunteer Opportunities at The Smithsonian

The Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC is in search of friendly, outgoing volunteers who will engage with visitors to their museums and galleries and help them plan memorable and exciting experiences so that they can discover all that the Smithsonian has to offer.

Wake for Dr Anthony Antoniswami

The Wake for Dr Anthony Antoniswami, who died Monday October 3, 2016 morning at his home in Washington DC, will be held Friday, October 14 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at the Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home, 11800 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20904 (Tel: 301-622-2290).

Dangerous Fictions

Hanif has made his home there since 2008, when he returned from London, where he worked for twelve years as a reporter for the BBC. As a novelist and a journalist, he has become perhaps the foremost observer of Pakistan’s contradictions and absurdities.

The New York Indian Film Festival announces full lineup for the 16th Annual Film Festival

The New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) announced the full lineup last night for their 16th year of celebrating independent, art house, alternate, and diaspora films from/about/connected to the Indian subcontinent (May 7 – May 14, 2016).

Interview with actress Tina Desai of The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, a comedy, has just opened in theaters across North America. An interview with actress Tina Desai.

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.

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.


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