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Talented Indian Wins Top Chef Masters - By Rina Shah

Talented Indian Wins Top Chef Masters

Author by Rina Shah The Arpan Group Floyd Cardoz, an illustrious and award-winning chef who specializes in modern Indian cuisine, is the first-ever Indian to win the exclusive title of Top Chef Master. A hit television show on Bravo TV, the series allows talented chefs to showcase their abilities. In the third season of Top Chef Masters, 12 world-renowned chefs …

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India’s Moment of Sporting Glory

Second to None- India’s Moment of Sporting Glory

Cricket today is literally a different ball game. The competition is bloodier, players are more injury prone and the stakes are the highest in terms of repute and reward. As sweet as the Indian cricket team’s victory was in 1983, there’s something so momentous about winning the 2011 World Cup that almost all sporting achievements by Indians in the international …

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A Game Beyond Boundaries

A Game Beyond Boundaries by Lovejeet Alexander

Pitch Report India was seen as ‘the favorite’ before the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 started. But as each match was played, the team’s image blurred further. The Indian team did not completely fail, but they did not perform anywhere near their capabilities – high expectations can be tough! After watching India’s performances against England and South Africa in the …

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Pravasi Bhartiya Samman Award Samman Award 2011

Pravasi Bhartiya Samman Award Samman Award 2011 – Lovejeet Alexander

Honoring the Indian diaspora with the title – Knowledge Diaspora of the world, President Pratibha Patil conferred fourteen individuals and an organization with India’s highest award for overseas Indians. India’s annual convention aimed at connecting with its 27 million strong diaspora, spread in over 150 countries, concluded with President Pratibha Devisingh Patil honoring 14 individuals and an organization with the …

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The women behind the most powerful man in India

The women behind the most powerful man in India

“You may be going to work, hmm?” Gursharan Kaur reminded her husband, Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister (PM) of India, as guests began to disperse after the private dinner they hosted for American President Barack Obama and wife Michelle on November 7. With a half-smile, Singh called for Principal Secretary TKA Nair and National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon, both of …

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Obama visits India - Strenghtening Future Relations

Obama visits India – Strenghtening Future Relations

    Kanchan Gupta, a well-known Indian journalist and writer, begins an article in his blog by writing “There was a time when Indian Prime Ministers used to visit the United States looking for food to feed hungry Indians. Now US Presidents visit India looking for jobs for Americans.” President Barack Obama is a powerful orator and his impressive speech (using …

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Indian Idol (Musical Safari)

Indian Idol (Musical Safari)

   Sony Entertainment Television vouches for its popular adaptation of the blockbuster Pop Idol format that took the nation by storm in its very first season. High hopes are riding on this ‘made-for-television phenomenon’ that combines drama and reality with music, humor, thrill and glamour. The winner of the show or Desh Ki Awaaz (Voice of the Nation) will bag …

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Indian Premier League season III - an Overview

Indian Premier League season III – an Overview

Navi-Mumbai Stadium and the last Sunday of April combined to offer the perfect ambience for the closing game and the cricket extravaganza ceremony – Indian Premier League (IPL) Season III, one of the six largest sporting events in the world. The tournament which included more than 80 international cricketers, State Ranji players and Under-22 boys, earlier started with an exciting …

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Democracies Unite

Democracies Unite

During a week when Americans gave thanks, President Obama hosted Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for an official state visit, the highlight of which was the administration’s first state dinner. Prime Minister Singh and a delegation of government officials and business leaders arrived in Washington D.C. the week of Thanksgiving for a five day trip prepared to discuss Afghanistan, climate …

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India Inc. on Global Acquisition Sprees

India Inc. on Global Acquisition Sprees

The history of India is filled with instances about how foreign traders came to this land in search of prosperity and turned hay into gold. Indian shores saw the footprints of the Spanish, French, Portuguese, Dutch, and Chinese traders, though it was ultimately the British who were able to convert their business aspiration into a political one and eventually ruled …

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