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Home Alone?

Home Alone?

As I sat in the waiting room of a doctor’s office, the woman sitting opposite confided to me her father’s story. “I brought my father here for two years before he passed away. In the few years that he lived with me in America, he changed drastically. He was a...
Funny Brown Female

Funny Brown Female

If you’ve watched Nick Cannon’s Wild ’N Out on MTV (Thursdays, 10 p.m. PST), then you’ve probably noticed a petite Indian bombshell with a huge personality. That’s rising star Rasika Mathur. Mathur has also appeared on MTV’s The Andy Dick Show, Comedy Central’s Laughs...
Oh, to Be Young and Gifted

Oh, to Be Young and Gifted

The SAT at 12? Yes, and apparently, math was no big deal for Rahul Dalal of Davis, Calif. His score was a perfect 800. Dalal attempted the SAT to compete in the talent search conducted by Center for Talented Youth (CTY) at John Hopkins University (JHU). Dalal’s...

From Our Archives: First Published in February 1996 Koenraad Elst is a Belgian writer academic who became interested in India and Hinduism as the result of a trip to India with his Indologist wife. He has written a number of books, among them treatises on Ayodhya,...