The Hunt Review – Kids are Far From Innocent

Do your kids have headaches or nightmares? Question posed to all parents at a kindergarten school meeting in a small Danish community after one child alleges inappropriate behavior by a school worker in the Danish film The Hunt Much as we are loath to admit it, a lot of kids wear the devil’s cloak and […]

3 Indian Kids in 2012 Class of Thiel Fellows

Three desi kids have made their way into the second batch of 20 Under 20 Thiel Fellows. Established by Bay Area entrepreneur and venture capitalist Peter Thiel (co-founder of PayPal and an early investor in Facebook), the fellowships provide the winners with $100,000 over two years to skip college and pursue innovative scientific and technical […]

3 Indian Kids Reach Spelling Bee 2012 Finals

Indian Kid Snigdha Nandipati is 2012 Bee Champion Of the 20 Indian-Americans who participated in the 2012 Spelling Bee semifinals in Washington DC today, only three were left standing at the end. The three desi kids who will vie for the top honors in the finals this evening are: Stuti Mishra Arvind Mahankali Snigdha Nandipati […]

2012 Spelling Bee – 45 Desi Kids in Race

Indian Kid Snigdha Nandipati is 2012 Bee Champion I counted 45 Indian kids from the 278 shortlisted contestants for the 2012 Scripps Spelling Bee Competition. Of the 45 desis, 23 are girls and the rest boys. The youngest Indian kid is eight-year-old Ashrita Vadlapatla from North Carolina. Ashrita can trace her roots to the great […]

Yawn! 7 Indian Kids Among Intel Science Talent Search 2012 Finalists

Nithin Reddy Tumma Wins Intel Science Talent 2012 Contest If it’s the Intel Science Talent Search competition you can be sure there’s a sizable Indian-American contingent among the 40 finalists. For the 2012 Intel STS competition, seven Indian-Americans made it to the finals. The Intel STS is a prestigious pre-college science competition held annually. The […]

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