Funeral Service for Santha Pankaj

Santha Pankaj, 73, wife of Dr Thampil Pankaj, passed away at her home in Fairfax, VA on Sunday, October 30, 2016.

US Postal Service Announces Diwali Stamp

U.S. Postal Service Honors Festival of Diwali with a Forever Stamp.

Baisakhi Festival Celebrated at Embassy Residence in Washington

Washington, DC – The annual Baisakhi celebration at the Indian Embassy Residence is always a colorful, vibrant, ebullient event highlighting the rich culture of northern India, primarily the state of Punjab.  This year was no exception as community activists, predominantly Indian-American Sikhs, attended a heart-warming function, April 23, hosted by Ambassador Arun K. Singh and his wife Dr. Maina Chawla Singh.

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).

Fireworks tragedy: Kollam Collector Lambasts Police

Kollam district collector Shainamol said Monday that the fireworks tragedy at Paravoor Puttingal temple happened because of lapse on the part of the p...

Sujith's murder hacks at Kerala's politics of bloodlust

The state's literacy rate might be high, but its tolerance threshold is low.

Which is the most racist country you visited as a tourist?

I am an African-American in the IT field and I have thus far had the good fortune to live and travel extensively throughout Western and parts of Eastern Europe and many countries in  Asia.

There’s a Place in India Where Religions Coexist Beautifully and Gender Equality Is Unmatched

Back in the summer of 2015, the heart of a Hindu man was transported across Kerala for a Christian patient in dire need of a new one. Funds were raised by a Muslim businessman to pay for the operation and performed by the state’s top heart surgeon: a Christian.

Interview with Rishi Nair, Saketh Jonnalagadda, Kapil Nathan – Top 3 at 2016 National Geographic Bee

WASHINGTON, DC: Indian Americans got the top three positions in the 2016 National Geographic Bee, held at the National Geographic Society, in Washington, DC, on Wednesday.

Infosys Founder Narayana Murthy's Humble Letter To His Daughter Is One Every Girl Should Read

Most often we see mothers giving meaningful advice to their daughters. We forget that fathers love their children just as much and want the best for them from life. 

Fatherhood changes a man as much motherhood transforms a woman. This is precisely what Infosys founder Narayana Murthy experienced when he became a dad to a beautiful girl, Akshata. 

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.

Jonty Rhodes Performs Puja for Daughter India in Mumbai

In the country for the Indian Premier League, Mumbai Indians’ fielding coach Jonty Rhodes performed puja for his daughter India Jeanne Rhodes at Pejawar Mutt in Santacruz, Mumbai.

Chairman Royce Welcomes Modi Address to Congress

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) issued the below statement after Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced that Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, will address a Joint Meeting of Congress on June 8, 2016.

Residents of Pakistan occupied Kashmir would love to join India: Muslim cleric

The chairman of Anjuman Minhaj-e-Rasool, an Islamic organisation working for peace and communal harmony, on Sunday said that if given a chance the residents of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) would love to join the Union of India.

OCA Encourages Supreme Court to Reject Anti-Immigrant Politics

Today, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in United States v. Texas, the case that will decide the fate of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration.