Dispatches from USA

  • Fareed Zakaria
    Jul 25, 2008 22:59 ISTTete'-a-'tete

    American idol

    Indian-born Newsweek International editor Zakaria has emerged as the new posterboy of US national television. He has a non-fussy way of analysing world politics. Zia Haq writes.

  • ganesh
    Jul 19, 2008 12:23 IST

    Ganesh goes overseas for Indian devotees!

    Lord Ganesh may traditionally have a tiny mouse for a mount, but the portly elephant-headed god is now travelling across the seven seas - into the homes of Indians abroad for the Ganpati festival!

  • May 08, 2008 17:47 ISTCalifornia Diary

    Fundraising Gala by Sankara Eye Foundation

    To raise funds for the upcoming Sankara Eye Hospital (SEH) in Anand, Gujarat, the Focus Gujarat Group of Sankara Eye Foundation (SEF) hosted a fundraising gala in California, reports Shalini Kathuria Narang.

  • Family dinner
    Nov 15, 2007 09:27 ISTCalifornia diary

    Annual recognition for Indians

    Indians for Collective Action honors founders of Jaipur Foot Factory, Ruchika Social Service Organization and Global Fund for Women. Shalini Kathuria Narang writes in from California.

  • NRI
    Oct 07, 2007 14:12 IST

    American Indians ready to go political

    Having excelled in almost every field, Indian-Americans are now preparing to flex their muscles in US politics.

  • Oct 05, 2007 15:54 IST

    US museum honours Indian woman designer

    Acclaimed Mumbai designer Meera Mahadevia presents her latest collection of fashion and accessories at Newark Museum, New Jersey.

  • Emmy's
    Sep 22, 2007 10:05 IST

    Indian wins Emmy for photo editing

    New York resident Geeta Gandbhir receives the Emmy for Outstanding Picture Editing in Non-fiction Programming.

  • Ganesha
    Sep 18, 2007 11:55 IST

    Lord Ganesh gets a Rath Yatra in New York

    The Ganesh Chaturthi fest at the Hindu Temple, Flushing, concludes with a Rath Yatra. Lord Ganesh is the presiding deity of this temple, one of the oldest in North America.

  • Gulzar
    Jul 15, 2007 17:40 IST

    'Movies not an instrument of reforms'

    Gulzar says the movies record the ethos of society at the time of their making and are not an instrument of reforms.

  • Jun 20, 2007 14:35 IST

    South Asian NGO donates pizzas

    EyeBLINK began its 'pizza party', an innovative drive to donate pizzas to several homeless shelters across New York every day for five days.

  • Jun 12, 2007 18:21 IST

    Indian Americans push for 'improved' bill

    An advocacy group, US-India Political Action Committee, said it would push for a fairer law that would let the brightest to stay permanently.

  • Jun 10, 2007 05:48 IST

    Indian-Americans versus migrant Indians

    The Defeated Senate bill had points-based citizenship criteria that may have benefited new seekers, reports Pramit Pal Chaudhuri.

  • Jun 08, 2007 13:42 IST

    Networking portal for Indian Americans

    An Indian American has created a new social networking and community website designed for the large Indian population in the US.

  • May 05, 2007 16:41 IST

    South Asians living in USA favour Democrats

    Exit polls of four Senate elections last November show that at an average 87 per cent of South Asians vote for the Democratic Party, reports Pramit Pal Chaudhuri.

  • Anuradha Sood
    Apr 23, 2007 14:07 IST

    Indian American in Virginia Tech probe panel

    Psychiatrist Anuradha Sood will review the tragic killings at Virginia Tech.