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.


Her name is Kerala and she's 8: Meet the American kid visiting the state she was named after

It was in the year 2004 that Charles Kramer, a TV producer and his wife Brenna Moore, an interior designer; first visited Kerala.

"My name is Kerala. I am really thankful to be in this school and make new friends,” as the 8-year-old says this, the assembly of students breaks into applause.

When I connected with Ganesha - in New Zealand

New Zealand is known for its natural beauty, cricket and All Blacks. But this Indian business executive realized the essence of Hinduism there, through Ganesha.

Open House to Address Complaints/Grievances Relating to Indian Passports, Visa, OCI And Other Consular Services

The Indian Embassy, Washington DC will hold an “Open House” every fortnight starting from January 2017 to address the grievances of the people on issues related to visas, passports and OCI cards. The same will be held from 10 AM to 1 PM on the first Wednesday and 2 PM to 5 PM on the thirdWednesday of every month w.e.f. January 2017 at the Embassy (2536 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC 20008). If these days happen to fall on a holiday, the Open House will be held on the first working day thereafter.

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.

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.

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.