California Diary

  • Jan 08, 2008 11:56 ISTCalifornia Diary

    An entertaining show about the story of Buddha

    Programmes that bring forth diverse tales and traditions of the world are a great learning and entertainment medium, writes Shalini Kathuria Narang.

  • Jan 08, 2008 11:36 ISTCalifornia Diary

    HP Foundation grants $1.22 mn to Poverty Action Lab in Chennai

    The foundation grants $1.22 mn to the J-PAL South Asia for its efforts in evaluating the effectiveness of a large-scale reading programme in some districts of Bihar and Maharashtra, reports Shalini Kathuria Narang.

  • Aug 21, 2007 13:49 ISTCalifornia diary

    India's Independence Day Festivities in the Bay Area

    India's 60th Independence Day was celebrated all over the various metros of US with large Indo American populace. Writes Shalini Kathuria Narang.

  • Jul 18, 2007 14:52 ISTCalifornia diary

    Indian NGO Pratham gets $9.1 million

    The initiative of the Read India organisation is to promote reading and basic arithmetic in children, writes Shalini Kathuria Narang.

  • Apr 06, 2007 15:48 IST

    Indians make their presence felt in Silicon Valley

    The number of Indians in American corporate shows no signs of stopping.

  • Mar 30, 2006 13:39 ISTCalifornia Diary

    The cuppa that cheers

    Though the term chai has not yet made it to dictionaries, the word has entered echelons of globalisation., writes Shalini Narang.

  • Aug 03, 2006 15:53 ISTCalifornia Diary

    Initiative for Indus Heritage Centre

    Global Heritage Fund has joined hands with the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda to incept a world class centre to be opened in 2008, writes Shalini Narang.

  • Mar 22, 2006 12:09 ISTCalifornia Diary

    Indo-US forum on economic reforms

    The Stanford Center for International Development has long standing collaborations with Indian organisations, writes Shalini Narang.

  • Mar 16, 2006 15:52 ISTCalifornia Diary

    Diaspora kids not confused but focused

    The second generation Indo American youth have made us proud with their achievements, writes Shalini Narang.

  • Sep 14, 2006 00:00 ISTCalifornia Diary

    Hindu Sangam in California

    The Hindu Sangam gave yet another opportunity to the South Asian diaspora to indulge in their culture, says Shalini Narang.

  • Sep 07, 2006 00:00 ISTCalifornia Diary

    Where are India?s Gates and Buffets?

    It's time corporate houses in India too began doing their bit for the underprivileged, says Shalini Narang.

  • Aug 24, 2006 00:00 ISTCalifornia Diary

    Of pageants and glamour...

    The 15th annual glitzy and glamorous event for the Mr /Miss/Mrs India America 2006 was presented by JIN Model Management, writes Shalini Narang.

  • Nov 16, 2006 00:00 ISTCalifornia Diary

    My visit to India: Then and now

    Travel to India post 9/11 no longer remains an easy business, says Shalini Narang.

  • Sep 28, 2006 00:00 ISTCalifornia Diary

    $1.75 mn raised at the annual gala

    The third annual fall benefit gala of the American India Foundation (AIF) titled Bangles and Bow Ties at the gorgeous Westin St Francis Hotel in San Francisco on Saturday, says Shalini Narang.

  • Aug 17, 2006 17:53 ISTCalifornia Diary

    Fund raiser for Governor Arnie

    The event not only highlighted the community's strong social and economic presence in the valley but also their desire for greater political visibility, writes Shalini Narang.