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‘Mango Hometown Tour’ in 6 cities of US


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), May 3 (ANI): Mango, the national fruit of India, is making waves in United States of America.Orlando (Florida) headquartered National Mango Board, which says that mangoes 'have become the darling ... Read more...

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American university holds unique one-of-a-kind-in-the-world Hindu Baccalaureate Service


April 19th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 19 (ANI): Unique, one of a kind baccalaureate service in the world, was held at University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) in USA on April 17 evening."Fourth Annual Hindu Baccalaureate ... Read more...

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Unique Hindu Baccalaureate Service enters fourth year at Nevada University


April 15th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Apr 15(ANI): Hindu Baccalaureate Service (Dikshant Utsav), held for the first time in Western USA at prestigious University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) in May 2008, enters fourth year on Sunday.Organized by ... Read more...

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Washington’s Kennedy Center showcasing India’s top talent for 3-weeks


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), March 02 (ANI): Prestigious Kennedy Center in Washington DC is hosting three-week long "Maximum India" festival ending March 20, showcasing India focused events involving dance, music, theater, literature, film, exhibitions, ... Read more...

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Only 44pc trust government in India


January 27th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 27 (ANI): In India only 44 percent trust government, according to the 2011 Edelman Trust Barometer findings.Seventy percent in India trust business to do what is right, while only ... Read more...

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Indo-Americans shocked at Sabarimala tragedy


January 15th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 15 (ANI): Indo-Americans have expressed shock and dismay at the tragedy in remote Kerala (India), where stampede caused the deaths of dozens of returning Sabarimala pilgrims and injuring many ... Read more...

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Indian restaurants-on-wheels becoming hip in USA


December 26th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 26 (ANI): Food trucks serving cuisine of India are becoming hip across USA.These restaurants on wheels, some of which claim to be serving gourmet and off-beat foods, ... Read more...

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Vancouver to raise Komagata Maru memorial


December 7th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 07: Vancouver in Canada will erect a commemorative monument to the 1914 Komagata Maru ship incident involving denial of entry to its passengers from Punjab (India) into Canada.Vancouver ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi statues and busts popular worldwide


November 30th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 30 (ANI): Slovenia is the latest country to acquire the statue of peace icon Mahatma Gandhi.Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) sent Gandhi's life-size bronze statue (sitting meditation posture) ... Read more...

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Indo-Americans laud historic signing of Hollywood-Bollywood ‘cooperation pact’


November 13th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 13 (ANI): Indo-Americans have applauded the reportedly historic cooperation pact signed between City of Los Angeles and Indian film producers at Paramount Studios in Hollywood (USA) on November 10.It ... Read more...

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Indo-Americans urge Ang Lee to handle ‘Life of Pi’ with cultural sensitivity


October 31st, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 31 (ANI): After speculations since 2009, Oscar winner Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain) has reportedly finally given the go ahead signal on film adaptation of Yann Martel's fantasy "Life of ... Read more...

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School violence costs India yearly US$7.42 billion


October 26th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 26: School violence costs India annually US 7.42 billion dollars, according to a research report titled "The Economic Impact of School Violence" by United Kingdom headquartered Plan International and ... Read more...

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India “below today’s application threshold” in net services


October 19th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 19 (ANI): A new study has characterized India "below today's application threshold" in quality and penetration of net services.This study, conducted by the University of Oxford (UK) and University ... Read more...

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John Travolta: Bollywood Can Inspire Hollywood


October 15th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollywood actor John Travolta, on a recent visit to Mumbai was heard saying that it is Hollywood that should be using inspiration from Bollywood in the ... Read more...

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John Travolta feels Hollywood needs Bollywood


October 14th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 14 (ANI): Hollywood star John Travolta, who was recently in Mumbai (India), was quoted in the India's media as saying that Hollywood needed Bollywood more than the other ... Read more...

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Indo-Americans welcome lifting ban on Satyajit Ray’s documentary on Sikkim


September 20th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sep 20 (ANI): Indo-Americans have commended reported lifting the ban on legendary filmmaker Academy Award receiver Satyajit Ray's documentary on Sikkim, 18 years after his death.Welcoming the lifting of ban, ... Read more...

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Indo-Americans urge US President & Congress to declare August as “Indo-American Heritage Month”


September 13th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sep 13 (ANI): Indo-Americans have urged US President Barack Obama and US Congress to declare August as "Indo-American Heritage Month" to celebrate and commemorate the extraordinary contributions of Americans ... Read more...

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Indo-Americans laud India for disallowing mining of “sacred” mountain in Orissa


August 25th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 25 (ANI): Indo-Americans have applauded India for reportedly rejecting bauxite mining by multinational company in remote tribal area of Orissa, which the environmentalists had described as devastating to the ... Read more...

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Indo - Americans Applauds India


August 25th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Indo - Americans have applauded India for reportedly rejecting bauxite mining by multinational company in remote tribal area of Orissa, which the environmentalists had described as devastating ... Read more...

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Indo-Americans laud Obama for quoting Gandhi while addressing young African leaders


August 8th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 8 (ANI): Indo-Americans have applauded US President Barack Obama for quoting Mahatma Gandhi while addressing 115 young leaders from over 40 countries across Africa on August three.Obama reportedly ... Read more...

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Hindus greet Muslims on upcoming Ramadan


July 26th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jukly 26 (ANI): Hindus have sent early greetings to Muslim communities world over for the upcoming blessed ninth month of the Islamic year.Acclaimed Hindu and Indo-American statesman Rajan Zed, in ... Read more...

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Gandhi’s fan Shakira welcomed to Bollywood


June 19th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), June 19 (ANI): Indo-Americans have welcomed renowned recording artist Shakira's, who is reportedly peace icon Mahatma Gandhi's fan, reported venture into Bollywood.Acclaimed Indo-American statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement ... Read more...

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Rahman Conservatory in plans to bring Russian style piano


April 8th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): AR Rahman's KM Music Conservatory, which claims that after receiving training there, one can perform within nine months, is in plans to bring the famous Russian ... Read more...

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‘Perform in nine months’: claims Rahman’s Music Conservatory


April 7th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 7 (ANI): Oscar winner musician A.R. Rahman's KM Music Conservatory claims that after its training, one can "perform in nine months".Admissions are currently on at the Conservatory, which also ... Read more...

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“Perform in nine months”–claims Rahman’s Music Conservatory


April 7th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Oscar winner musician A.R. Rahman's (Slumdog Millionaire) KM Music Conservatory claims that after its training, one can "perform in nine months".Admissions are currently on at the Conservatory, ... Read more...

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India’s “One Crazy Ride” makes it to Wisconsin Film Fest


March 20th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 20 (ANI): "One Crazy Ride" documentary of India has made it to the Wisconsin Film Festival, said to be the largest campus-based festival in USA, to be held April ... Read more...

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Film about salt fields of India’s Kutch makes it to prestigious Ann Arbor Film Festival


March 18th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), March 18 (ANI): A short experimental film about the salt fields of Central Kutch in India has made into the competitive category in internationally renowned 48th Ann Arbor Film Festival ... Read more...

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A. R. Rahman’s Chicago gig tickets sell for $1,050 each


March 17th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 17 (ANI): Some of the tickets for Oscar winner A.R. Rahman's Chicago (USA) June 18 "Jai Ho Concert" are now selling for 1,050 dollars per person on his ... Read more...

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Hong Kong Film Festival to pay tribute to India’s Guru Dutt


March 15th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), March 15 (ANI): The prestigious 34th Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF), from March 21 to April six, will pay special tribute to India's late actor-director-producer-writer Guru Dutt, whom it ... Read more...

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University of Houston forms partnership with Banaras Hindu University


March 15th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), March 15 (ANI): The University of Houston in Texas (USA) and Institute of Technology of Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi (India) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for cooperation ... Read more...

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Upcoming film to explain role of “Karma” in Tiger Woods’ famous apology


March 9th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 9 (ANI): A new film, titled "Karma: The New Revolution", will explain the role of Karma in the recent golfer Tiger Woods' apology, according to reports.Reportedly releasing on ... Read more...

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Only one ‘Asia-focused’ entry won at Oscars


March 8th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), March 8 (ANI): There were no nominations for 'Made in Asia' films at 82nd Academy Awards given in Hollywood (USA) on March seven, and out of four films nominated with ... Read more...

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John Abraham, Arjun Rampal in Hollywoods American Empire


March 8th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), March 8 (ANI): Hollywood production American Empire will have three-four Bollywood stars, according to reports.Filmfare nominated John Abraham (Dhoom), Filmfare winner Arjun Rampal (Rock On!!), and Ashmit Patel (Banaras) ... Read more...

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CNN lists Gurudutt-Amitabh-Pran-Nargis-Meena among “Asia’s 25 greatest actors of all time”


March 5th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 5 (ANI): Guru Dutt, Amitabh Bachchan, Pran, Nargis, and Meena Kumari are among "Asia's 25 greatest actors of all time", according to CNNGo, a division of Cable News ... Read more...

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A.R. Rahman having ‘Jai Ho’ concerts in 16 world cities


March 4th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), March 4 (ANI): Oscar winner A.R. Rahman will be taking his 'Jai Ho' concert worldwide, starting June 11 from New York (USA) and ending in London (United Kingdom) on ... Read more...

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