Known to be the strongest earthquake in the area in the past 25 years, the quake has injured hundreds of people, damaged buildings and homes and affected the wine business in the area. Ritu Jha reports In the wee hours of Sunday, Americans living in the restive state of California were awakened by a 6.1-magnitude earthquake. The quake, strongest in the area in the past 25 years, injured hundreds of people and has also damaged the wine business that flourishes in the area. Governor Jerry Brown ... Rediff.com, 5 days ago
From developing an app that instantly alerts teachers and parents when a student is bullied in school to a one that helps airline users to track their lost baggage -- young Indian American students made their mark at the inaugural app competition organised by prominent United States Representative Mike Honda in California recently. Rediff.com/India Abroad’s Ritu Jha reports. Sravya Koduri, 17, and her team have created iStander, an android app that allows users to instantly send texts to ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
The annual three-day grand production of ‘Ramayana’ organised by the Mount Madonna School in California is a 36-year-old tradition, and is billed as ‘the longest running Western production of the Indian classic epic’. This year the play with 200 student cast members was held from June 6 to June 8. Ritu Jha reports. ‘Ramayana’ is not just an annual graduation event but a tradition that has been going on for generations, said Lara Kilpatrick, director of ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Confessed Balvir Singh, 42, who was charged with murdering his wife Anita Sindhu at their home in California, in court. Hundreds of people, including Sindhu’s colleagues, community members and elected officials attended the service in Hayward, California on June 1. Ritu Jha reports Balvir Singh, who came to the United States six weeks ago, confessed in the courtroom last week that he had killed his wife. “I loved my wife and I killed her, mujhe phansi de do (hang ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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