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Why Indian Americans are Best at Bees

After spelling the word “Guetapens,” Snigdha Nandipati wasn’t sure what to do or expect. She blinked and looked to both sides before the sparkling confetti fluttered down over her hair and face. Then the smile broke, as the 14-year-old Indian American from California finally registered that she was the 2012 Scripps Spelling Bee champion. In […]

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Monday took oath as member of the Rajya Sabha making it clear that his focus would be cricket and hinting at concentrating on Parliament work after he stops playing the game. However, he hastened to add that he does not want rumours to swirl that he has stopped playing cricket for […]

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Two people were killed and 15 others injured in a fatal bus-truck collision at Choigoria in Chandina upazila early Monday. Among the deceased one was identified as the supervisor of the bus Shapan while identity of another victim could not be ascertained immediately. Police said the Chittagong-bound bus of Hanif Paribahan collided with the truck […]

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Terming the contempt of Parliament allegation as ‘false’, the Bishwa Sahitya Kendra founder Abdullah Abu Sayeed has said he would not apologise for remarks which he never made. Sayeed told on Sunday night that his remarks which were discussed in the House were ‘completely baseless’. “I did not make any such comment at the TIB […]

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