Boston Marathon: Indian American Surgeon Emerges as a Hero (via Boston Marathon: Indian American Surgeon Emerges as a Hero)
It’s official: Ro Khanna today announced his bid for California’s 17th congressional district seat, which covers huge portions of the Silicon Valley. Khanna has pitted himself against Rep. Mike Honda, who has served in Congress since 2001.
A college student whose name suggests he is of South Asian descent planned a Virginia Tech-style shootout at the Orlando campus of the University of Central Florida… (via Florida College Student Commits Suicide, Planned Larger Attack)
Ram Kapoor will play the title role in Yash Raj Film’s Mere Dad Ki Maruti. He tells India West more about his role and upcoming films in an exclusive interview. (via Ram Kapoor Rides on In Yash Raj Films’ ‘Mere Dad Ki Maruti’)
Indian director Sarthak Dasgupta is among this year’s winners of the Sundance-Mahindra Global filmmaking award for his film “The Music Teacher.”
India West reporter Rajiv Vijayakar looks at the best & worst of #Bollywood in 2012. Does his list match yours? Did we miss a film? Tell us at http://bit.ly/X9uPh8 (via 2012: Best & Worst in Hindi Cinema, by R. M. Vijayakar, Special to India-West)
Suhani Bhakta, a 7th grade student at Mayberry Middle School in Wichita, Kansas, died Feb. 12, 2012, after being struck by a police car responding to a burglary in progress. Now, her family is suing the police officer involved and the Wichita Police Department. (via Parents of Kansas Girl Killed in Burglary Pursuit Sue Police, by Richard Springer, Staff Reporter)
Ahead of the release of @Talaash, Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan spoke to IndiaWest’s Rajiv Vijayakar and explained why quality films take time to make… Read the interview here! (via Aamir Khan: Quality Takes Time, by R. M. Vijayakar, Special to India-West)