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Jugaad in the Times of Coronavirus

HOW TO SURVIVE, THRIVE, & INSPIRE - “When the going gets tough, the tough get going” is no cliché, as this pandemic has shown us. Revealing a reservoir of strength, many individuals are not only facing their challenges successfully—and creatively—but they are often helping or inspiring others as well. We share the stories of five such Indian-Americans. Read more »

IndiaScope: The Impact of Kamala Harris

WILL KAMALA HARRIS MATTER? Our columnist wonders what impact Biden’s vice presidential pick will have among Indian-Americans this November. Read more »

Books : Fresh insights into the making of the Mahatma

THE MYSTIC & THE MAHATMA: Review of a new book that explores the early and little-known influence of Shrimad Rajchandra on Gandhi. Read more »

Icons: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan: The Great Unifier

An Indian-American finds his roots and worldview by listening to the late, great Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Read more »

People: Tilting Blue: A Doctor's Political Journey

INTERVIEW: HIRAL TIPIRNENI, A doctor who wants to serve more people as a Democrat may flip Arizona’s Sixth Congressional District. Read more »

Spotlight :Teen Heroes

TEENS MAKE A DIFFERENCE: Responding to the community’s needs came easily to these local teens. Read more »

Musings: Under the Tamarind Tree

Sweet, bitter, sour—that’s the taste of tamarind. Not only does it remind us of life, as the author Bharti Kirchner found out, but it can provide comfort and teach us to face challenges with resilience. Read more »

My Turn: In the time of COVID-19: My 10-Day Water Fast

A public health worker on the benefits of a 10-day water fast that she found surprisingly easy to complete. Read more »

Education: Exploring Gap Year in the pandemic

High school graduates disappointed by this year’s messy transition to college can consider an alternative. Read more »

Presidential Election 2020: Are We Still Hesitating to Choose Between a Train Wreck and Sanity?

Joe Biden : The Only Option: Nothing less than democracy, and our future, is at stake in the most consequential election of our lifetime. Read more »

Letters from Readers

Letters to the editor: What is Trump hiding in his closet? / Things to remember when voting / Pride in Indian heritage / Letter to my Muslim community / A new look at the Mahatma. Read more »

A Checklist for When a Spouse or Parent Passes

When you lose a spouse, partner, or parent, the grief can be overwhelming. In the midst of that grief, life goes on, and in recognition of this reality, here is a checklist that you may find useful at such a time. An overview of some steps to take. Read more »

Now About That Loan Forgiveness

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan was government assistance initiative for the Covid-19 crisis. New rules apply after a June 5 law that extends the covered period to December 31, 2020, and relaxes some other criteria. Read more »

Health: Fad diets aren’t the solution— what’s better?

Faddish diets are not the solution for losing weight and staying fit. Why Keto, Paleo, and other fad diets are not magic pills. Here are some strategies to welcome a sustainable and enjoyable approach to weight loss! Read more »

Immigration News Briefs

As a response to Covid-19, USCIS is extending the flexibility it announced on March 30, in responding to notices, if the issuance date listed on the request, notice, or decision is between March 1, 2020, and January 1, 2021. Read more »

Drug addiction in the picture, Rhea Chakraborty in jail

The mysterious death of Sushant Rajput Singh continues to grab headlines with three agencies— the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Enforcement Directorate, and the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)—now probing the intriguing case. Read more »


An internet outage during the final of the 163-nation Chess Olympiad prompted Fide, the international chess federation, to declare Russia and India as joint winners and gold medalists. Read more »

Azeez Ishaqui: Helping with masks in two countries

Azeez, who got some media attention recently, was picked for a biomedical engineering internship at Georgia Tech this summer. But when the pandemic led to many cancellations in town, including his internship, the 17-year-old came up with a new plan. Read more »


Read our regular columns: ‘Who, What, Where, When & Why’ and ‘Book Matters’. Also: ‘Indian-Americans and The Election' and 'Post-Covid Travel for Adventures'. Read more »

A Voice for Indian-Americans

Sunil Adam, who was the editor-in-chief of India Abroad until it stopped production, is the founding editor of American Kahani. He launched this online portal to showcase uncensored Indian-American voices. Read more »

The Importance of Meditation

Why do people remain unfulfilled despite having all kinds of comforts and conveniences? Sadhguru explains that the significance of being human is in striving to transcend limitations, which makes meditation important in human life. Read more »






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