Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2016’

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Aries Mar 21 – Apr 19 The stars in the sky have a special plan for you this year, predicts the 2017 predictions for Aries. It is your energy and excitement which will increase rapidly in the beginning. Surprisingly, you will find yourself quite interested in religious activities. Also, you will make some long term work plannings. But, you need …

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A Divali Thought

A Divali Thought

By Maltie Maharaj Her hair caresses the face of the moon. On the evening air we feel the coolness of her breath, Gently, on our face, as the streetlight is turned on. We scent her perfume in the flower by the street side gutter. You see, she does not look upon the foul or fair with difference, But blesses all …

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Enjoy the Celebration.... with Sweets

Enjoy the Celebration…. with Sweets

How to make sweet rice (rice pudding/kheer) Sweet rice has a unique flavour and is often eaten as a dessert. Some people enjoy it with daahl puri roti as a meal. It is also eaten ceremoniously by the dulaha (bridegroom) during the Hindu marriage ceremony. Ingredients 1/2 Ib/225 grms white rice 1 tin/397 grms condensed milk 8 – 10 grains …

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Indo-Caribbean Feminism

Indo-Caribbean Feminism

By Joy Mahabir, Ph.D. International Women’s Day was celebrated globally on March 8, and some countries devote the entire month of March to highlight the accomplishments of girls and women. On March 23, 1868, an indentured labourer from Iere Village, Kunjah, sent his two daughters, Mungari and Subharti, with their brother, to learn to read.  Their classroom was the doorstep …

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Sat Maharaj

Book Review – Sat Maharaj: An Indian Intellectual Warrior in the Caribbean

The Hindu View of Trinidad and Tobago: Articles by Sat Maharaj Selected and edited by Dr. Kumar Mahabir Book review by Ravi Dev This collection of articles written over two decades by Sat Maharaj, General Secretary of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha (SDMS) of Trinidad and Tobago, is an invaluable archive of reflections on the condition of Indians, and the …

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Top Cricket – Bollywood Couples of All Time

Top Cricket – Bollywood Couples of All Time

Cricket is like a religion in India and cricketers are worshipped like gods. Bollywood is an equally integral part in the life of Indian movie-buffs. Fans from both arenas want to stay updated about the minutest details of their favorite cricketers and actors and are very sensitive about any news regarding their favorite stars. Any news about these actors or …

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Divali Festival in Trinidad and Tobago

Divali Festival in Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago, land of Carnival, steelband, tassa,calypso and chutney, is the same country that gives the world its unique brand of Divali. Indeed, the Hindu Festival of Lights has become Trinidad’s second largest national open-air festival after Carnival. Divali is a welcomed alternative to the rambunctious indulgence in meat, alcohol, party and “wine,” and is arguably the largest vegetarian …

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Lakshmi Out of India

Lakshmi Out of India

By Walter Rodney LAKSHMI out of India is another gem of Guyanese literature. Primarily written targeting a children readership to entertain and educate, it is also a source document for research, and a way of extending the dialogue on the subject, especially through imaginative literature. It is not easy to secure all the pieces in this history; so, oftentimes, the …

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The documentary film on Walter Rodney

The documentary film on Walter Rodney

I recently attended the screening of a documentary film titled W.A.R. Walter Anthony Rodney produced by Clairmont Chung. The film was screened as part of the Kwame Ture Memorial Lecture Series during the Emancipation Day celebrations in Port of Spain in August this year. After viewing the film, I became more convinced that the academic and politician, Walter Rodney, was …

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Sayyeshaa Shoots In Ice Cold Water for ‘Tere Naal Ishqa’

Sayyeshaa, who is all set to make her debut with Ajay Devgn’s ambitious projectShivaay is one helluva professional. The debutant has leaved no stone unturned to put in her best foot forward for her debut film. One of the scenes required her to shoot in a bathtub. But the challenging part was that the water was ice cold and the …

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