Category Archive for: ‘News’

  • Legendary Actor and Playwright Girish Karnad Passes Away

    Legendary Actor and Playwright Girish Karnad Passes Away

    Veteran Indian actor, director, playwright, and activist Girish Karnad died on June 10 in Bengaluru. He was being treated for prolonged illness and passed away due to multiple organ failure. The 81-year-old actor is known for bringing in the age of modern Indian playwriting in …

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  • Florida’s Kaylan Patel Places in Top 10 at 2019 National Geographic GeoBee

    Florida’s Kaylan Patel Places in Top 10 at 2019 National Geographic GeoBee

    Florida State Geography Bee Kaylan Patel National Geographic GeoBee Indians student National Geographic organizes annual competitions Indian-American scholarships championships national level 2019 marks the 2nd year in a row that Kaylan Patel has earned the title of being one of the best minds at the …

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  • Director Sanjay Gupta pulls off Casting Coup for Mumbai Saga

    Director Sanjay Gupta pulls off Casting Coup for Mumbai Saga

    Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta, who has completed 25 years in the entertainment industry, has announced his next film, Mumbai Saga. A gangster drama, Mumbai Saga is set in the 80s and 90s. The film will trace the journey of the city from Bombay to becoming Mumbai. …

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  • Rising Star Season 3 & Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs Winners Announced

    Rising Star Season 3 & Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs Winners Announced

    Two of the most popular singing reality shows came to an end this month with their grand finale’s revealing the winners. Color TV’s Rising Star Season 3 found its winner in Faridkot Punjab’s Aftab Singh. The trophy of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs …

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  • The World goes Yogamay on International Yoga Day's 5th Anniversary

    The World goes Yogamay on International Yoga Day’s 5th Anniversary

    On yet another June 21, the world has again observed the power of Yoga! The 5th annual International Yoga Day was celebrated with even more people worldwide. After Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposal, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 21 as World Yoga Day …

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  • Virat Kohli’s Record 11,000 runs in ODI Cricket

    Virat Kohli’s Record 11,000 runs in ODI Cricket

    India’s heartthrob batsman Virat Kohli created history by scoring the fastest 11,000 ODI runs in the cricket world, beating Sachin Tendulkar’s world record of 11,000 runs in 276 innings. Kohli achieved this hit-mark in less than 11 years of his ODI debut, beating Tendulkar’s record …

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  • Nihar Janga: 2019 National Geographic GeoBee Champion

    Nihar Janga: 2019 National Geographic GeoBee Champion

    Nihar Janga, an 8th grader at Canyon Ridge Middle School in Austin, Texas, earned top honors at the 31st annual National Geographic GeoBee National Championship. The annual geography contest was held on May 22, 2019, at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C. The competition saw …

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  • 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champions

    2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champions

    Rishik Gandhasri School Name: Chaboya Middle School City/State: San Jose, CA Grade: 7 Age: 13 Accomplishments: Rishik has played 3 different instruments, but his favorite one is the saxophone. He is an active participant in his school band. Sponsering Organization: Bay Area Regional Spelling Bee …

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  • TV Star Vivan Bhathena and Nikhila Palat Blessed with Baby Girl

    TV Star Vivan Bhathena and Nikhila Palat Blessed with Baby Girl

    TV actor Vivan Bhathena and his wife Nikhila Palat have been blessed with a baby girl. The actor, who made his TV debut with Ekta Kapoor’s Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, took to Instagram to share the happy news. The new parents named their …

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  • Bigg Boss 13: What We Know About the New Season

    Bigg Boss 13: What We Know About the New Season

    Bigg Boss is just months away from airing its 13th season and has already started garnering a lot of buzz. One of the most anticipated and controversial reality shows of Indian television, Bigg Boss 13 will once again see Salman Khan return as its host.According …

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