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Urjit Patel named next RBI Governor

RBI’s Deputy Governor Urjit Patel was appointed as the next Governor of the central bank after Raghuram Rajan demits office on September 4. He was first appointed as Deputy Governor for three years in January 2013 and was given an extension this January. Eminent economist, consultant and banker Urjit Patel has been appointed new Governor of the Reserve Bank of …

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Pramukh Swami Maharaj Passes Away – Special Sabha Announcement

Jay Swaminarayan, The spiritual head of BAPS, celebrated for his worldwide socio-spiritual services, His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj passed away at the pilgrimage place of Sarangpur, Gujarat, at the age of 94. Pramukh Swami Maharaj was the fifth spiritual successor in the guru parampara tradition of Bhagwan Swaminarayan. For more than seven decades he travelled tirelessly, visiting over 17,000 towns …

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His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj Passes Away

His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj Passes Away The creator of Akshardham and Spiritual Head of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha Mourned by Countless Devotees and Well-Wishers Worldwide Ahmedabad, 13 Aug 2016 Today, on 13 Aug 2016 at 6 p.m., H.H. Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the spiritual head of BAPS celebrated for his worldwide socio-spiritual services, passed away at Sarangpur, Gujarat, at the age …

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Revathi Balakrishnan Inspires Future Indian American Teachers

Revathi Balakrishnan Inspires Future Indian American Teachers

Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year 2016, Revathi Balakrishnan, is happy to make the Indian American community proud! By Taniya Talukdar Revathi Balakrishnan is a talented and gifted specialist at Patsy Sommer Elementary in Austin, Texas. She was recently chosen as the 2016 Texas Teacher of the Year, representing 330,000 teachers at the national level. Revathi believes in rigor and …

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India sets new record in space mission-Successfully Launches 20 Satellites in a Single Flight

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) just sent 20 satellites into orbit with one launch, marking the largest satellite launch in the space agency’s history. Their previous record was 10 satellites delivered with one mission, and this latest accomplishment takes them a lot closer to the delivery rates of NASA and the Russian Federal Space Agency, solidifying India’s place in …

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Nirankari Baba Passes Away

  Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj met with an accident while travelling from New York to Montreal (Canada) in a car on Friday, May 13 during the early morning hours. Unfortunately, at about 5:00 am, just about 40 km from Montreal, his car met with a serious accident. His two son-in laws, Sandeep Khinda Ji and Avneet Setya Ji, …

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Talented South Asians on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List

Talented South Asians on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Lis  Every year, Forbes magazine announces its 30 Under 30 list of young entrepreneurs who surprise the world with their ingenuity and excellence. In 2016, its fifth year of running the list, the business magazine named 600 of the “brightest young entrepreneurs, breakout talents, and change agents in 20 different sectors.”Of these 600, …

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Gandhi Maharaj ~ By Rabindranath Tagore

by Rabindranath Tagore We who follow Gandhi Maharaja’s lead have one thing in common among us: we never fill our purses with spoils from the poor nor bend our knees to the rich. When they come bullying us with raised fist and menacing stick, we smile to them, and say: your reddening stare may startle babies out of sleep but …

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Mohini Bhradwaj

Propelled to Blinding Fame –   Success is always sweet. Regardless of how and when it comes, fame and achievement have something special about them. When success comes at an early age, however, it usually comes with a heavy price to be paid. No one, perhaps, knows this better than Mohini Bhardwaj.   Mohini’s father went to America, where he …

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Mira Nair

When Life Gave Direction – People may opine that life is a stage, and others may say that it’s a larger than life canvas, and a select few may add that it is but the smallest fragment of the universe – almost insignificant. Any, and all of these is true. Life is all about what you make of it, and …

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