To honor Kamala Harris, these women are bringing a traditional Indian art form to D.C., made by thousands of hands

“All of us were so ready for something like this,” said Shanthi Chandrasekar, an organizer of the public art, called a kolam, which will welcome Biden and Harris to D.C. Lifestyle BEST DEAL UPDATE: 5 Star hotel Deals! Get $ … Read more…

Indian Superstar Rajinikanth’s ‘Annaatthe’ Shoot Halted Due to COVID-19

The Hyderabad filming schedule of Sun Pictures’ “Annaatthe,” starring Indian superstar Rajinikanth, has been stopped due to crew members testing positive for COVID-19. “During routine testing at #Annaathe shoot 4 crew members have tested positive for Covid19. Superstar @rajinikanth and … Read more…

Screenlife Creator Timur Bekmambetov Plans Indian Film Slate, Partners With Graphic India & Reliance Entertainment

EXCLUSIVE: Russian director and producer Timur Bekmambetov, whose creation of the innovative Screenlife format has spawned hit movies such as Profile and Unfriended, is setting his sights on India by striking a partnership with local players Graphic India and Reliance … Read more…

Indian Streaming Platforms Weigh up Unclear Future of Content Regulation

Earlier this month, the previously self-regulated Indian streaming sector was brought under the purview of the country’s Information and Broadcasting Ministry. That quickly set off a storm of discussion around possible government censorship. The Ministry has said nothing on the … Read more…

In Steve McQueen’s Personal Small Axe: Mangrove, West Indian Immigrants Fight for Their Place in Great Britain

You would think, as time marches forward, that human civilization would become smarter, more compassionate, more open to understanding life the way others live it. But increasingly, it seems that we can barely see beyond the limits of our own … Read more…

Controversial Indian news anchor arrested for allegedly abetting architect’s suicide

One of India’s most well-known and controversial news anchors has been arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of an architect, local police said, in a case that reflects the country’s increasingly fraught and politicized media environment. CNN.com – RSS Channel … Read more…

Adil Hussain, Antonio Aakeel Set British Indian Immigrant Feature ‘Footprints on Water’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Indian thespian Adil Hussain (“Star Trek: Discovery, “Life of Pi”) and British actor Antonio Aakeel (“Eaten By Lions,” “Tomb Raider”) will headline British Indian feature film “Footprints on Water.” Written by Neetha Syam (“Thaara”) and to be directed by Nathalia … Read more…

U.S. apparel watchdog probes Jockey’s Indian partner after human rights abuse allegations

A top apparel industry watchdog has launched an investigation into underwear maker Jockey International’s Indian partner Page Industries Ltd following allegations of human rights abuses at one of its factories. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop New Season … Read more…

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative backs Indian education startup Eruditus in $113 million fundraise

Mumbai-based Eruditus, which works with top universities globally to offer more than 100 executive-level courses to students in over 80 nations, said on Monday it has raised $ 113 million in a new financing round as it looks to further … Read more…

Facebook Faces Hate-Speech Questioning by Indian Lawmakers After Journal Article

Indian lawmakers are gearing up to question Facebook about extremist posts, after a Wall Street Journal article detailed what current and former company employees said was a pattern of favoritism toward the ruling party and Hindu hard-liners. WSJ.com: World News … Read more…

Indian Matchmaking’s Nadia Talks Being One Of The First Guyanese Representation On TV | PeopleTV

PeopleTV SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

Netflix’s Indian Matchmaking Is Bringing Painful Conversations to the Fore. But Is It More Helpful or Harmful?

“When the flight is late, we sit in the airport. We have patience and adjust, and we sit quietly,” Sima Taparia, one of Mumbai’s most highly sought-after matchmakers, tells me when we speak in mid-July. Why then, she asks, “don’t … Read more…

Horror Pic ‘Demigod’ Gets North American Deal; Indian Comedy ‘Phone Bhoot’ Sets Cast; Sarajevo Jury; The Jokers Website; MUBI Indian Titles – Global Briefs

We can reveal exclusively that Uncork’d Entertainment has taken North American rights to horror feature Demigod for North America. Writer-director Miles Doleac (The Dinner Party) is behind the film, which reunites much of the team behind The Dinner Party and … Read more…

U.S. Is Suddenly OK With Indian Hydroxychloroquine Maker It Banned For Multiple Violations

The US Food and Drug Administration has lifted a 3 year-long import ban on chloroquine products manufactured by Mumbai-based Ipca Laboratories, a company that it last investigated in August 2019. World News – Breaking News, Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: … Read more…

U.S. Is Suddenly OK With Indian Hydroxychloroquine Maker It Banned For Multiple Violations

The US Food and Drug Administration has lifted a 3 year-long import ban on chloroquine products manufactured by Mumbai-based Ipca Laboratories, a company that it last investigated in August 2019. World News – Breaking News, Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: … Read more…

Oyo CEO Ritesh Agarwal touts Indian hospitality start-up’s business model despite complaints

Oyo CEO and founder Ritesh Agarwal touts the Indian hospitality start-up’s business model in an exclusive interview with CNBC’s Seema Mody, dismissing reports of hotel owners not getting adequate compensation from the company. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals … Read more…

Miami’s Balloo is a deeply personal tribute to the chef’s Chinese, Indian, and Trinidadian roots

The Ingraham Building has seen things. Back in the summer of 1926, a few months before Schutlz and Weaver—architects of the social climbing hothouses like The Biltmore in Asheville, N.C. and The Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla.—completed the downtown Miami … Read more…

Miami’s Balloo is a deeply personal tribute to the chef’s Chinese, Indian, and Trinidadian roots

The Ingraham Building has seen things. Back in the summer of 1926, a few months before Schutlz and Weaver—architects of the social climbing hothouses like The Biltmore in Asheville, N.C. and The Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla.—completed the downtown Miami … Read more…

Russell Peters Defends Comedic Stereotypes: Nothing ‘Hacky’ About Indian Accent

Photo Illustration by Kristen Hazzard/The Daily Beast / Photo Getty Subscribe to The Last Laugh on Apple Podcasts Russell Peters is a global comedy sensation. He’s regularly listed among the highest-paid comedians in the world by Forbes magazine, selling out … Read more…

Rafael Nadal vs Roger Federer in Indian Wells Semifinal Adds Another Entry to the Storied Rivalry

Despite a field of tantalizing young talent, fans will be pleased to see Rafael Nadal beat Karen Khachanov to set up an epic showdown with Roger Federer in the Indian Wells semifinals. The 39th installment of one of tennis’ best rivalries … Read more…