As visitors from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka stood in a circle Wednesday in a clothing boutique in historic Ellicott City, they looked to shop owner Tammy Beideman for advice on surviving a natural disaster.
The work we do at the newly established Velocity Lab within the Naval Surface Warfare Center's Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division in Charles County is critical to maintaining the technological superiority of U.S. weapons through constant innovation.
Nothing has left me feeling more aggrieved than the sudden realization that in much of America, I will never be more than a second class citizen. All of a sudden, being of Indian descent and brown-skinned feels like a disadvantage. It never felt quite like this before.
A Norwegian missile manufacturer announced plans Thursday to open a production facility for rocket motors and warheads at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head in Southern Maryland, creating 130 jobs over the next five years.
Even by the standards of a military installation, Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head can be a dangerous place. The center on the Potomac River in Southern Maryland is where the Navy's bomb makers come up with new ways to blow things up.
Where many families would see problems, economist Anirban Basu and his wife, Debita, saw promise. In 2012, the couple was only informally looking for a new home for their family of four when Debita happened upon an open house at Devon Hill¿s former carriage house.
There are smiles on the faces of the people working at Spice N Curry, which opened in May in Elkridge, but don¿t let that fool you. Underneath their cheery exteriors, they are serious ¿ about their food and about making sure their diners are having a wonderful time.
As the National Academies recently documented, the "integration of immigrants into American society" remains strong. But it wasn't always so. This fall marks the 50th anniversary of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965. It represented decades, even centuries, of fitful progress.
When a group of Tibetan monks make their way here for an event called 10 Days of Mindfulness, May 4-15, they will find a healthy yoga market in the North Baltimore area, anchored by the business Baltimore Yoga Village, which is bringing the monks and has locations in Hampden and Mount Washington
Howard County politics took a less-than-civil turn over the weekend, when signs for Republican state Senate candidate Jody Venkatesan and sheriff candidate Jim Fitzgerald, a Democrat, were defaced by graffiti.
The well known Baltimore mystery writer Sujata Massey, of Roland Park (Tuxedo Park) is the guest speaker for Govans Library's annual spring event on Saturday and will be doing an event May 5 at Ivy Bookshop in Mount Washington. She is branching out into historical suspense novels with her newest book, The Sleeping Dictionary.
The first QDDR, completed in 2010, outlined an expansive framework for augmenting and leveraging U.S. "civilian power" to advance core American interests in a changing world of new threats and rising powers. This new round should concretely address another challenge: how to re-calibrate U.S. development aid given the increased involvement of countries such as China and India in this area.
The cultures of Nepal, Pakistan and India were all highlighted at the South Asia Culture Cafe, sponsored by the Columbia Association and the Howard County Library Association, Sunday at the Miller Branch Library in Ellicott City
Juan Sebastian Bustamante Sanchez, who took the naturalization test last week, had more in common with his examination officer than he realized. Sarah Moses, an officer for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, also had to pass the examination to become an American citizen.