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  • Teen tutors Indian youth each week via Skype

     Teen tutors Indian youth each week via Skype
    Every other Friday evening is a busy time for Weston High School junior Sophia Cohen. At 11:30 p.m., she is using Skype to help tutor 9- and 10-year-old children in Chennai, India. "There are seven students, and I interview each and discuss different...
  • 'Eccentric and slightly absurd': Leader repaints Kolkata blue and white

    'Eccentric and slightly absurd': Leader repaints Kolkata blue and white
    For more than three decades, this city of tumbledown slums and decaying colonial relics lived under the red banner of Indian communism. Four years ago, Mamata Banerjee, a rabble-rousing politician who dabbles in the arts, ousted the communists to become...
  • 3 incumbents cruising to victory in District 204

    3 incumbents cruising to victory in District 204
    The incumbents seeking re-election to the Indian Prairie School Board will continue serving District 204. All three declared victory Tuesday night. Newcomer Renata Sliva of Naperville and incumbents Lori Price, Mark Rising and Justin Karubas competed...
  • India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party claims title of world's largest

    India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party claims title of world's largest
    In the battle of Asian giants, score this one for India. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party says it has surpassed the Communist Party of China to become the world’s largest political organization, with 88 million members. A furious enrollment...
  • Alabama policeman faces federal civil rights charge in confrontation with Indian man

    Alabama policeman faces federal civil rights charge in confrontation with Indian man
    An Alabama police officer already facing criminal charges for an incident in which he slammed a 57-year-old Indian man to the ground has been indicted on federal civil rights charge, prosecutors announced Friday. A grand jury indicted Eric Sloan Parker,...
  • Federal charge for Alabama ex-cop in confrontation with Indian man

    Federal charge for Alabama ex-cop in confrontation with Indian man
    A former Alabama police officer has been charged with violating the civil rights of an Indian man who was injured during a violent confrontation in February, authorities said Friday. Former Madison police officer Eric Sloan Parker is charged with...
  • Russell Library In Middletown Planning Programs On Culture Of India

    Russell Library In Middletown Planning Programs On Culture Of India
    MIDDLETOWN — Russell Library is planning a series of events over the next month to celebrate the Indian heritage of city residents. This year is the third year of cultural celebrations at the library, following its celebration of Middletown's...
  • Native American Challenges Indian Mascots At West Hartford's Forum

    Native American Challenges Indian Mascots At West Hartford's Forum
    WEST HARTFORD — Christopher Newell, a Native American educator, challenged the notion that Indian mascots honor native culture at a forum discussion Tuesday. "I can report from personal experiences that it does affect the self-esteem of young...
  • District 204 wary of school funding reform

    Indian Prairie School District 204 won't be hopping on the bandwagon in support of the updated version school funding reform the district vehemently opposed last fall. District 204 officials on Monday said the latest school funding formula being pitched...
  • College Notes for March 24

    College fair, tours, service and more. Carthage College, Kenosha, Wis. Study tour: Abbey Prellberg of Lindenhurst participated in a study tour to Puerto Rico, recently. Professors Kari Duffy and Matthew Borden led the course, Filming Culture:...
  • India and Pakistan seek to break diplomatic ice

    India and Pakistan seek to break diplomatic ice
    India’s top diplomat was in Pakistan on Tuesday for meetings that both sides described as a first step toward resuming talks on nuclear security, terrorism and a wide range of disputes between the archrival nations. Foreign Secretary...