IT is Nirvana for Indian Immigrants in U.S.

More than a quarter million Indian immigrants work in IT jobs in the U.S. A recent study by Washington DC-based Migration Policy Institute has estimated that 29% of employed Indian men and 15.5% of working Indian women in the U.S. are employed in information technology jobs. This works out to a total of 274,406 India […]


Mark my words! Ten years from now when Akshay Kumar’s strapping 21-year-old son Aarav struts down the streets of Mumbai, passersby will sullenly glare at the youth, rain curses on his entire family and spit on the sidewalk muttering, “There goes the son of the Nathuram who destroyed the Hindi film industry.” No big Indian […]

Elysium Review – Splendid Reboot

Sometimes in life, we can’t understand why things are the way they are. – Elderly nun trying to explain the unjust circumstances of life to young Max in Neill Blomkamp’s new movie Elysium Tis’ one of the disappointments of movies that life seldom imitates art. Otherwise we could have eagerly looked forward to a reboot […]

Celebration Time! Pardon Edward Snowden Petition Reaches 100,000 Milestone

The Obama White House received another blow with the public petition to Pardon Edward Snowden hitting the 100,000 milestone. Pardon Edward Snowden petition was created on June 9, 2013 after it became known that Snowden was the fearless leaker of information on the U.S. National Security Agency’s illegal spying on the American people. The Right […]

Departures Review – A Work of Art

Most films I watch these days leave me deeply dissatisfied and often angry because there is little new to titillate hardened, cynical viewers like yours truly who think, rightly or wrongly, they’ve seen it all. But the 2008 Japanese film Departures provided a pleasant jolt to my jaded senses and amply made up for the […]

Oblivion – A Wasteland for Sure

Neither a visual extravaganza nor a triumph in the story department, the sci-fi film Oblivion is one more mediocre Hollywood flick that few will remember, or care to remember, by Wednesday. The occasional sniggers in the hall were indicative of the surly mood of the 35-40  viewers who had trooped in for the late night […]