This Week’s NY Times Wedding Announcements

There were two wedding announcements featuring South Asian in today’s NY Times.  One was a for a ceremony in Bangalore, India that will be performed by a Hindu priestessThe other was a ceremony performed at Toronto’s City Hall.

* Hindu priestesses are fairly unusual.


Sania Calls 2007 Her Best Year Ever, Signs With Adidas

Sania Mirza recently called 2007 the best year of her career.  This despite undergoing knee surgery and missing out on 10 weeks of the tennis season.  She rose from being ranked 66th in the world to 27th.

Things went well for her endorsement-wise as well.  It was just announced that Adidas signed Mirza to a multi-year partnership.  She became the second Indian global brand ambassador for the company, following cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.