Desi Illegals Beat Amigos

If you thought illegal immigrants in the U.S. came only from Mexico or other Spanish speaking countries South of the border, think again. Our own Desi illegal population in the U.S. is growing and growing. Between January 2000 and January 2005, the highest percentage increase of illegal immigrants in the U.S. came from India – […]

India’s Airlines Growing But Losing Money

The New York Times today has a story on how India’s airline industry is growing “at breakneck speed” but having a hard time making money. India’s outdated airports are staggering under the crush of passengers and flights, let alone giant planes, and the arrival recently in Delhi of an Airbus 380 required that the grassy […]

Ta Ra Rum Pum Review – Pitiful

Reviewer’s Summary – Pitiful, Boring Movie Language: Hindi Year: Released on April 27, 2007 in the U.S. Actors: Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukerji, Javed Jaffrey, Angelina Idnani and Ali Haji Director: Siddharth Anand Producer: Aditya Chopra Screenplay: Habib Faisal Dialogs: Habib Faisal Music: Vishal G Shekhar Lyrics: Javed Akhtar Last week the Hollywood mavens brought […]

Buffett Not to Rescue Wall Street Journal

Our second favorite Newspaper Wall Street Journal (NYT is our first love) is in deep waters Those of us looking for famed investor Warren Buffett to save the Dow Jones publishing group, which includes the fine Wall Street Journal (subscription required), from Rupert Murdoch’s grubby hands must now turn our sights elsewhere. At the annual […]

The Namesake Review – Lovely Movie

Language: English Year: March 9, 2007 in the U.S. Actors: Irfan Khan, Kal Penn, Tabu, Jacinda Barret, Sahira Nair Director: Mira Nair Producer: Lydia Dean Pilcher Screenplay: Sooni Taraporevala Story: Jhumpa Lahiri Music: Nitin Sawhney The Namesake is a gorgeous movie based on a lovely novel of the same name by Pulitzer prize winning author […]

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