Coming to America in the '60s

Coming to America in the '60s

Visiting Americain the Summer of ’65: During a heady time when the U.S. was becoming more inclusive, following the civil rights legislation, and more welcoming to nonwhite immigrants, the writer, like many other young Indians who had aspired to come here, found much to admire in the destination of his dreams. Read more »

Screen Time: Sizzle of Summer: Wild Boys & Others

This month, a group of friends brave the elements, gangsters get goofy, a boy's trip goes off the rails, a murderer lurks in the city, and the queens of Lahore hold court. Read more »

Food & Dining: Maneet Chauhan is Making Waves

A fireside chat aboard a cruise ship with the Food Network champion who is taking Indian cuisine mainstream. Read more »

Films: The Journey of an Independent Filmmaker

Films: Duo Talk about their Craft: “Create for catharsis,” advises Paras Chaudhari, an ind-ependent producer, director, and writer of short films. Read more »

Salman Rushdie: Life After “Knife”

Victorious Salman Rushdie: Using his pen as a knife, Rushdie, who almost lost his life in 2022, fights back with remarkable vigor. Read more »

Travel: In the Land of the Thunder Dragon

In the Land of the Thunder Dragon: A trip to beautiful Bhutan, ending with an exhi-larating trek to Tiger’s Nest, provides a lifetime of memories. Read more »

Consular: Ace the Indian Visa Application

Who amongst us has not wrangled with tedious and confusing visa and OCI applications? Read more »

Prodigy: His Winning Moves

The Chess Master and His Moves: Rameshbabu Pragg-nanandhaa is only 18, but he has already made a big impression in the world of chess. Read more »

Luminaries: The MLK of India

An Appreciation of B.R. Ambedkar: Ambedkar, who championed equality and was more than a Dalit leader, has been called India’s MLK. Read more »

Editorial: Is the Western Media Biased Against India?

Many Indians (and Indian Americans), especially those who align with right-wing ideology, love to harp about the anti-India bias of Western media such as The New York Times and BBC. Read more »

A Physician's Reflections on Life in the Time of Covid

In his new book, "Burning Out on the COVID Front Lines: A Doctor's Memoir of Fatherhood, Race and Perseverance in the Pandemic," Dr. Dhaval Desai reveals how caregivers are as vulnerable as the patients they treat and why it’s important to empathize with healthcare workers and show them respect for their dedication. Read more »

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Three factors to consider before working after retirement. Read more »

TRADEMARKS in the Digital Age

The transformative impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on these valuable assets of business identity and branding is just one of the many considerations for a successful trademark strategy. Read more »

Letters from Readers

Letters to the Editor: Was it right to build the Hindu temple in Ayodhya? Two letters regarding the article “Ayodhya: Beyond the Battle”. Read more »

Immigration News Briefs

Will there be another draw for the H1B lottery this year like there was last year and will USCIS allow new applications?/ Application Final Action Dates for June 2024/ Dates for Filling Visa Applications - June 2024. Read more »

Special screening of Bhansali’s Heeramandi a star-studded affair

The special screening of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s web series Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar was a star-studded affair with the likes of Salman Khan, Rekha, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, and Ananya Panday in attendance. Read more »

Good Sports: Chess Prodigy  Gukesh Wins Candidates Tournament

India’s chess prodigy Gukesh Dommaraju became a worldwide sensation when he won the recent men’s Candidates Tournament in Toronto, the youngest ever to do so. Read more »

Aruni Kashyap picked as a Harvard Radcliffe Institute Fellow

Aruni Kashyap, Associate Professor and Director of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Georgia, Athens, has been selected as a 2024- 2025 Harvard Radcliffe Institute
Fellow. Read more »

Briefs/ Report on Asian & South Asian Americans/ Looking Back on Immigration Laws/ Book Matters.

Read our regular columns: ‘Who, What, Where, When & Why’ and ‘Book Matters.’ Also: ‘Report on Asian & South Asian Americans' and 'Looking Back on Immigration Laws' Read more »

Ayurvedic Herbs to Lower Inflammation

Fighting Inflammation: Under the right guidance, Ayurvedic herbs may offer a solution to what seems like a growing problem. Read more »

When is the best time to embark on a spiritual journey?

Time is relevant only because we have a physical body. To do anything physical, you need time because the physical is time-bound. Read more »







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