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US keen on strong military ties with India: Army Chief

Sep 21 2014

America is keen to sustain and strengthen its military relationship with India, US Army Chief said on Friday ahead of the Modi-Obama Summit at the White House later this month. "India and the United States have a lot in common....They are the two large democracies. I think it is important for us to build trust between the two militaries and we energise our relationship," General Ray...

Young Indian architect named 'leader of tomorrow' by Time Magazine

Sep 21 2014

A 28-year-old Indian architect has been named ‘young leader of tomorrow’ by Time magazine for his pioneering work in designing affordable flood-proof houses for slum dwellers.Alok Shetty is among ‘leaders of tomorrow’ who are ‘working hard to change their worlds today’ Time said as it named six inspirational young persons in its first class of ‘next generation leaders’.] Time said Shetty i...

US lawmakers hail Obama’s decision to appoint Richard Rahul Verma as next envoy to India

Sep 21 2014

Top American lawmakers and eminent Indian-Americans have hailed President Barack Obama's decision to nominate Richard Rahul Verma as his next envoy to India, noting that he would make an excellent ambassador. "With over two decades of senior foreign policy experience, Rich Verma is a skilled and accomplished professional who will make an excellent ambassador to India," Congressman J...

Indian Muslims will live for India, die for India: Narendra Modi

Sep 19 2014

In his first ever interview since assuming office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has defended Indian Muslims and said their patriotism cannot be questioned. Speaking to Fareed Zakaria of CNN, Modi asserted that Indian Muslims will live for India and die for India and will not want anything bad for India. Responding to a question on al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri's recent announcement o...

TANTEX/NATA Table Tennis Tournament

Sep 17 2014

TANTEX/NATA Table Tennis TournamentTANTEX/NATA Table Tennis Tournament: Fun and Fitness for the Dallas Telugu Community September 13, 2014, Dallas, TX “Let’s play Table Tennisfor fun and fitness and bring sportsmanship to the Telugu community” is the theme of the Table Tennistournament jointly conducted by Telugu Association of North Texas (TANTEX), a non-profit, non-religious organization established in 198...

Australian PM says his visit to India strengthened strategic ties

Sep 17 2014

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday said his recent visit to India has strengthened strategic partnership between the two nations. "I recently travelled to India. The visit strengthened the strategic partnership between our two nations," Abbott said. The Australian leader, who recently concluded his first official two-day visit to India said "two-way trade between ...

Dr. Sachin Chopra & Bellhaven honored with 2014 IPRO Quality Award

Sep 16 2014

Dr. Sachin Chopra & Bellhaven honored with 2014 IPRO Quality AwardBellhaven Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing Care (Brookhaven, NY) & Dr. Sachin Chopra has been recognized with a 2014 IPRO Quality Award. The awards, given annually by IPRO, recognize organizations and professionals that demonstrate a commitment to improving the quality of care provided to Medicare beneficiaries. IPRO is the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for New York State...

India seeks resolute global action against terror

Sep 15 2014

India on Friday sought resolute and comprehensive global action against terror infrastructure, saying the challenge must be taken seriously as different "theatres" are getting interconnected through terror networks as well as globalisation of the "supply chain of ideology". In her address at the annual summit of the Shanghai Corporation Organisation (SCO), External Affairs Minister Sushma ...

Obama orders US airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria

Sep 15 2014

President Barack Obama told Americans on Wednesday he had authorized U.S. airstrikes for the first time in Syria and more attacks in Iraq in a broad escalation of a campaign against the Islamic State militant group. Obama's decision to launch attacks inside Syria, which is embroiled in a three-year civil war, showed the seriousness of the threat American officials see from Islamic State. A...

TANTEX_Vanitaa Vedika_Noukaa Viharam

Sep 10 2014

ఆనంద డోలికలలో సాగిన ' లాహిరి లాహిరి లో ' : టాంటెక్స్ వనితా వేదిక నౌకా ...

Modi visit will expand and deepen US-India strategic partnership

Sep 09 2014

President Barack Obama looks forward to welcoming Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 29-30, the White House announced, saying their talks will “Expand and deepen the US-India strategic partnership." "The two leaders will discuss a range of issues of mutual interest in order to expand and deepen the US-India strategic partnership," White House Press Secretary said in a ...

The Game "Brave Champs" by Indian Mom

Sep 09 2014

Indian mom invented board game to honor real champions - Brave Champs! In today\'s world, kids know what Batman or Spiderman can do. But do they know that the real life heroes like firefighters are the real champions? I am Niketa Jhaveri mom of two kids aged 5 and 2. I invented Brave Champs in our kitchen while teaching my son about different people we interact with throughou...

Islamic educational organisation targets illiteracy

Sep 06 2014

The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (ISESCO) has urged all Muslim nations on the occasion of the upcoming International Literacy Day Sep 8 to renew their efforts to address illiteracy on a wider scale. According to ISESCO, illiteracy is rapidly increasing in all Muslim countries and it poses a threat to the development and prosperity of society. ISESCO stated t...

TANTEX Annamayya Pada Sankeertana

Sep 05 2014

TANTEX Annamayya Pada Sankeertana టాంటెక్స్ వేదికపై అన్నమయ్య పద సంకీర్తనా పూలజల్లు: పద్మశ్రీ డా. శోķ...

India an emerging democratic superpower, says Australian PM

Sep 05 2014

Describing India as an "emerging democratic superpower", Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday said he looks forward to making the most of the abundant opportunities for business in the country. Kicking off his two-day India visit from the commercial capital, Abbott said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call "come, make in India" was "close in spirit and in intent" to the ...

Barack Obama vows to ‘degrade and destroy’ Islamic State

Sep 04 2014

He added that destroying the militant group will take time because of the power vacuum in Syria, the abundance of battle-hardened fighters that grew out of al Qaeda during the Iraq war, and the need to build coalitions, including with local Sunni communities. Islamic State released a video on Tuesday showing the beheading of the US journalist, the second American hostage to ...

Modi meets Netaji's oldest living associate, video team to be sent to record Bose's memories

Sep 04 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met Saichiro Misumi, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's oldest living associate in Japan, at a reception hosted by India-Japan Association and Japan-India Parliamentary Friendship League. At the function, Modi noted that the 93-year-old man remembers details about Subhash Chandra Bose and said he has asked Indian Ambassador to Japan Deepa Wadhwa to...

When India moves mouse, the whole world moves: Narendra Modi

Sep 04 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that India is no more the country of snake charmers as we are now playing with mouse and when we move it the world moves too. While interacting with the Indian community in Japan, Modi recounted that he told an interpreter in Taiwan a few years ago, "We've had devaluation. We used to play with snakes now we play with the mouse. When we mo...

China firms to team-up with Indian firms for rail projects

Sep 03 2014

Chinese firms are teaming with Indian companies to jointly bid for five high-speed railway projects in India in an apparent attempt to compete with Japan's plans to build bullet trains. The Indian government will soon open the projects for public bidding and Tata Projects, one of the fastest growing infrastructure companies in India, is in discussions with an undisclosed Chinese company th...

For Modi's New York speech, lottery to decide lucky participants

Sep 03 2014

A lottery system would decide the participants who would get to attend the public reception of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 28 at the prestigious Madison Square Garden in New York City, organisers of the event have said. The Indian-American Community Foundation, set up recently for the purpose, till Monday midnight had received some 20,000 applications from people across the c...

Modi stresses on women empowerment, education

Sep 02 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday stressed on the need for women's empowerment in the present-day world. Modi, who was addressing students of the Sacred Hearts University here, said he has always given a lot of importance to girl child education. "As a Gujarat Chief Minister, I dedicated myself to help educate the girl child in the state," Modi said in a tweet posted on the...

Sania Mirza impresses in US Open, end of road for Leander Paes

Sep 02 2014

A mixed day for the Indians at the US Open saw Sania Mirza reach the quarter-finals of women's doubles and the semi-final of mixed doubles but Leander Paes failed to replicate his compatriot after losing both his men's doubles and mixed doubles. Sania, though, had the ill-fate of dumping her compatriot Rohan Bopanna out of the year's final Grand Slam as the two squared off in the m...

PM Modi seeks Japan's help in research, skill development

Sep 01 2014

PM Modi seeks JapanStating that 65 percent of India's population was young, Modi said, "In 2020, when the world would need a workforce, we are preparing for it from now itself, so that we can match the global workforce." "India is a youthful nation. We want to give importance to skill development. Be it quality, zero defect, discipline, we give importance to it," Modi said while addressing business leaders h...

Child marriage on rise in Kerala: UNICEF

Aug 29 2014

Child marriage on rise in Kerala: UNICEFNotwithstanding a better gender balance in the southern part of the country, child marriage has been found to be on the rise in Kerala in recent years, according to UNICEF. “In the southern part of India we have a relatively better gender balance which explains lower rates of child marriage. Nevertheless, recent studies have shown a rising rate in Kerala,” UNICEF's Child Protection ...

When women succeed, America succeeds: Barack Obama

Aug 26 2014

Asserting that success of women translate into country's success, US President Barack Obama has said that there was still more work to do and more doors of opportunity to open for them. "We know that when women succeed, America succeeds. In the 21st century, a mother should be able to raise her daughter and be her role model—showing her that with hard work, there are no limits to wh...

15th-century paintings stolen from Italy's castle

Aug 24 2014

Three small artworks of the 15th century have been stolen from the picture gallery of the iconic Sforza Castle in Italy's Milan, media reports said on Sunday. The paintings belong to the Milan municipality and were found disappeared from the picture gallery by security guards on Saturday. The artworks, depicting male faces and each measuring 25 cm by 25 cm, are attributed to an anon...

TANTEX 85th Nela Nela Telugu Vennela Sahitya Vedika

Aug 22 2014

TANTEX  85th Nela Nela Telugu Vennela Sahitya Vedikaవర్తమాన మాధ్యమాల విశ్లేషణ: శ్రోతలను ఉత్తేజపరుస్తూ ముగిసిన టాంటె&...

US media hail Iyengar as one of the greatest yoga gurus

Aug 22 2014

Mainstream American media and yoga experts have mourned the loss of B K S Iyengar, calling him as one of the greatest yoga gurus who was instrumental in bringing the physical and spritual exercise to West. Iyengar died this past on Wednesday at the age of 95 in Pune. "No other individual has been as influential in turning yoga into a phenomenon that somehow retains the essence of...

Manmohan Singh enjoys immunity as PM but not as FM: US Court

Aug 22 2014

Ruling that former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh enjoys immunity in his capacity as the head of the state, but not as the Finance Minister, a US Court has partially dismissed a human rights violation case against him filed by a US-based Sikh man and a Sikh rights group. US District Judge James Boasberg in District of Columbia gave this ruling in an alleged human rights violation cas...

Miss Neel Gonuguntla New President Of The Greater Dallas Indo-American Chamber of Commerce.

Aug 06 2014

Miss Neel Gonuguntla New President Of The Greater Dallas Indo-American Chamber of Commerce. Miss. Gonuguntla has held many leadership positions during her career.Most recently, she served as President of Ready-to-Work® - an organization which provides workforce development and educational services to educational institutions, non-profits and corporations. Her experience handling admini...

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