Shimla, March 9: Clement Attlee’s grandson John was born in Shimla nearly nine decades ago.
New York, March 9: A 13-year old Indian-American boy has emerged as the winner of a spelling bee contest in the US in an epic verbal duel that lasted a total of 95 rounds.
Washington, March 9: Indian writer Pankaj Mishra is one of eight writers from seven countries winning a $150,000 Yale University prize each in recognition of their achievements and to support their ongoing work.
Sydney, March 8: An Australian man lived it up with a chilled beer as his last indulgence after being bitten by a venomous snake last month, media reported Saturday.
London, March 8: Do you know why middle class working mothers are leaving jobs?
Chicago, March 8: The city of Aurora in Illinois is seeking volunteers to serve on what officials believe is the state’s first municipally-sponsored board aimed at helping to promote Indian American culture.
Washington, March 8: Manju Goel, a Republican Indian-American Congressional candidate in Illinois, has been asked to withdraw from the primary race over accusations of putting up fake web and social media sites to discredit her opponent.
London, March 7: An 18-year-old British woman, who suffered three heart attacks and was “temporarily dead” after consuming 10 shots of caffeine-laden drinks, has started a campaign against the sale of such drinks.
New Delhi, March 7: Drawing glances from all passers-by, a mammoth tricolour measuring 60 by 90 feet and weighing 35 kg, was Saturday hoisted to a dizzy height of 207 feet and fluttered proudly at Central Park in Delhi’s commercial hub Connaught Place.