Category Archive for: ‘Get to Know’

What it Means to be an Executor

What it Means to be an Executor

Imagine this … you’ve been nominated as the executor of your best friend’s will. You feel honored and at the same time begin to worry about what this means and how do you uphold the responsibilities of your potential future duties. In legal terms, an executor is responsible for settling a deceased person’s estate. In other words, you need to …

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The Story of India with Michael Wood The Story of India with Michael Wood

The Story of India with Michael Wood

A British television production company has produced a documentary film on the history of India. PBS and BBC jointly commissioned this documentary series, the first-ever made for television. It is written and presented by the acclaimed writer, historian, and broadcaster, Michael Wood, and it has already been transmitted on BBC to great acclaim and reviews. Composed of six, one-hour series, …

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Healthy Times

Healthy Times

Researcher’s study shows steroids not beneficial for kids with bacterial meningitis According to a new study led by a scientist of Indian origin, corticosteroids given to children who are hospitalized for bacterial meningitis do not provide a benefit in survival or in reduced hospital stays. Meningitis is an inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, known …

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Happy Father's Day

Happy Father’s Day

My Father, My Mentor and My Hero A passing thought, a vision, I saw an image deep in his eyes, A source of love, tender affection, given without compromise. I recall the many times that he had stood, by my side, Prodding me on with great vigour and even greater pride. His voice ever confident, firm and yet fair, Always …

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Indian Art & Artists

Indian Art & Artists

The Violin: An Indian Instrument? Globalization in music is not a recent phenomenon which can be attributed to MTV. It started much earlier than we give it credit. The violin it self was introduced to India by the British during the late eighteenth century. Hindustani and Karnatic music were well-defined by this time. There was one main difference though Hindustani …

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T20 MANIA - TWENTY20 COMES TO SOUTH FLORIDA

T20 MANIA – TWENTY20 COMES TO SOUTH FLORIDA

The format of T20 has been designed to do away not only with the dull and dreary lingering days of five-day Test Cricket, but also to do away with the seemingly static mid-innings phase of one-day cricket. This is a new version of the game that matches a thriller, brings more fizz to the game, combines the sport with top-level …

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WHY Don's I Like My Self?

WHY Don’s I Like My Self?

EXPLORING SELF-ESTEEM For the last several years, countless women have sat in my office saying and believing the worst possible things about themselves. Some common statements I hear are: “My English is not too good. My husband always make fun of it.” “I want to lose weight, I’m too fat.” “I can’t seem to make a decision about anything, I …

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BENAZIR BHUTTO - A Unique Saga of Life

BENAZIR BHUTTO – A Unique Saga of Life

Benazir.  Can any other name be more appropriate for the daughter of Pakistan’s ex-Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto?  There is no doubt the answer is no.  Benazir Bhutto, the first woman prime minister of the Islamic country Pakistan, certainly lived up to her name, which in Urdu, means unique or unprecedented.Though Benazir led quite a roller-coaster life, she no doubt …

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Words to Live by

Words to Live by

Happy Valentine’s Day to each one of Happy Valentine’s Day to each one of you God made us because of His Love. God is love. He wants us to love and respect each other. On a human level we know that love needs an outlet that is, it yearns to be expressed and shared. God gave us the ability to …

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Where Do We Stand?

Where Do We Stand?

On the eve of the 59th Republic Day of India, when the entire nation is set to celebrate the occasion with pomp, with a cultural parade and display of military resources at the capital, flag hoisting, and the like all over the nation, it is also a time to review what the nation has achieved, where it lags, and most …

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