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Film academy apologises to Littlefeather who faced harassment for 1973 Oscars speech on Native Americans

When Brando won best actor for "The Godfather," Littlefeather, took the stage, becoming the first Native American woman ever to do so at the Academy Awards.

published on : 16th August 2022

Luis Suarez plays for Nacional in Copa Sudamericana home loss

The 35-year-old Suárez joined Nacional after his contract with Atletico Madrid expired in the hope of remaining fit enough to play for Uruguay at the World Cup, which kicks off November in Qatar.

published on : 4th August 2022

Hearing Canada Indigenous schools abuse horror like being 'slapped': Pope Francis

Many Indigenous children were abused at the Catholic-run schools, thousands are believed to have died of disease, malnutrition or neglect in what Francis said after his Canada trip was 'genocide'.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Anthony Fauci's life, work during covid are PBS film's focus

The film follows Fauci “at home, in his office and in the corridors of power as he battles the ongoing covid-19 pandemic and the political onslaught that upends his life.

published on : 28th July 2022

Buzz Aldrin flight-to-moon jacket sells at auction for USD 2.8 million

The unidentified winning bidder, who participated by phone, outlasted several others in bidding that spanned almost 10 minutes.

published on : 28th July 2022

RBI to go for 35 basis points hike in rates at next week's monetary policy meeting: Report 

Last week, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said that headline inflation, which came at 7.04 per cent for April, is appearing to have peaked.

published on : 27th July 2022

Griner involuntarily brought cannabis to Russia because she was in a rush, argues her legal team

The trial focused on testimony that cannabis, while illegal in Russia, is regarded in other countries as having legitimate medicinal use.

published on : 26th July 2022

Top US decathlete Scantling banned from world championships

The U.S.Anti-Doping Agency released news that Scantling was serving a provisional suspension that began Thursday "opening day for the decathlon" for a potential tampering violation.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Georgia man travels to Chicago, shoots ex-wife, a Pakistani-American photographer, then kills himself

In one TikTok post, Sania Khan had written "It's painful to walk away from someone you once loved. But it's even more painful to love someone who is careless with your heart."

published on : 21st July 2022

'3.92 lakh Indians renounced citizenship in last three years': Centre

Asked about the reasons given by these persons for renouncing Indian citizenship, Rai said "individuals renounced Indian citizenship for reasons personal to them".

published on : 19th July 2022

'Crazy Rich Asians' star Constance Wu says attempted suicide after Twitter backlash in 2019

After online shaming from users who called the remarks disparaging, and a message from another actress who called Wu "a blight on the Asian American community," Wu decided to take her own life. 

published on : 15th July 2022

An inventive inquiry into the pandemic

Choudhury’s work bears both similarities and differences from Brecht’s drama. The filmmaker has used the same devices as Brecht: monologues—by various human and non-human entities—in the narrative.

published on : 10th July 2022

Reliance Retail to bring fashion retailer Gap to India

The retail giant plans to introduce Gap’s latest fashion offerings to Indian consumers through a mix of exclusive brand stores, multi-brand store expressions and digital commerce platforms.

published on : 7th July 2022

'An American Girl in India' author Wendy Doniger takes us through her journey 

My native American impatience with the delays of Indian bureaucracy prompted me to try to understand why everything took so long.

published on : 3rd July 2022

Tempted by Tempayy

Talking about the new vegetarian protein offering at Tom & Nori, Chef Shankar said “Tempayy is a fabulous and nutritious ingredient. It is an absolute delight to work with."

published on : 2nd July 2022

Indian-American Muslim group praises Congresswoman Ilhan Omar for resolution against India

In a statement, Indian American Muslim Council commended Omar and two of her Congressional colleagues to introduce the resolution in this regard in the House early this week.

published on : 24th June 2022

'Americans have right to carry guns in public', rules US Supreme Court

The 6-3 decision strikes down a more than century-old New York law that required a person to prove they had a legitimate self-defense need, or 'proper cause'.

published on : 23rd June 2022

President Biden nominates Indian-American legal expert Anjali Chaturvedi for key position

The main vision of the department is to provide veterans with world-class benefits and services they have earned and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment and more.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Tagore & Gibran come closer a century after their meeting

The exhibition has been titled ‘Gibran Hosts Tagore’. It is the first exhibition on Tagore to have been organised in Lebanon.

published on : 19th June 2022

Indian-American security expert Radha Iyengar nominated to top Pentagon position by Biden

Currently serving as the Chief of Staff to the Deputy Secretary of Defence, Plumb was nominated for the top Pentagon position on June 15.

published on : 16th June 2022
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