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  • Privatize Public Sector Banks in India same as Air-India

    Privatize Public Sector Banks in India same as Air-India

    Privatize Public Sector Banks in India same as Air-India By Dr Bharat Jhunjhunwala The Government has thankfully decided to privatize Air India. The same formula must be applied to the Public Sector Banks (PSBs). But first let us examine the arguments against privatization of Air …

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    India’s Supreme Court in Landmark Verdict Grants Equality to Muslim Women, Declares Triple Talaq (Divorce) Unconstitutional

    New Delhi: India’s Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday in its landmark verdict declared the controversial Muslim practice of triple talaq to be unconstitutional and did away with it completely. The SC judgement is a first step to grant equality to Muslim women. Triple talaq is a practice followed by …

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    Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Unveiled 112 Foot Face of Adiyogi

    Hon’ble Prime Minister,  Shri Narendra Modi  unveiled a 112-ft tall face of Adiyogi – the Source of Yoga, designed and consecrated by Sadhguru, founder – Isha Foundation on Mahashivaratri (Feb 24) at the Isha Yoga Center, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. This will be the largest face …

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    Milestone for ISRO: Launches century satellites at a go

    India achieved its record milestone by launching 104 satellites in a single go. It is the biggest achievement by any space organization in the world. India created history when ISRO scientist successfully launched the satellite. ISRO has added another feather to its cap. The PSLV-C37 …

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  • 2017 Padma Awards

    2017 Padma Awards

    The Padma Awards, one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in various disciplines/fields of activities, such as art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade …

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    2017 Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards

    2017 PRAVASI BHARATIYA SAMMAN AWARDS The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman is the highest award given to Indians who have established their base abroad and are recognized for their achievements in respective fields. This award mainly recognizes these Indians and is honored by the President of India. …

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    Crack down on black money continues

    The search operations continue against suspected black money holders at various locations across the country. Crores of rupees in cash, bullion, jewellery and property papers were seized by the Income Tax department and police at various places. Crackdown against blackmoney continues across the country, raids …

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  • Team India: Player Profiles

    Team India: Player Profiles

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni (C), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane K. L. Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Amit Mishra, Stuart Binny Mahendra Singh Dhoni He is arguably India’s most successful captain having won almost everything …

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  • Anurag Thakur: The Force Behind T20 Matches in the US

    Anurag Thakur: The Force Behind T20 Matches in the US

    Anurag Thakur, a man who adorns many hats and lives up to each of his responsibilities with utmost sincerity and honesty is the mastermind behind bringing T20 Matches to the United States. Born on October 24, 1974, Anurag Singh Thakur is a member of Lok …

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  • HIGH NOON IN LAUDERHILL

    HIGH NOON IN LAUDERHILL

    By Kamal Abdool and Tony Deyal Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God’s great Judgment Seat; But there is neither East nor West, Border, nor Breed, nor Birth, When two …

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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 …

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  • Celebrating India Independence Day in the US

    Celebrating India Independence Day in the US

    They might be away from their native country, but that doesn’t stop Indians and Indian Americans from celebrating Indian Independence Day. By Taniya Talukdar Being away from your native land, it isn’t easy for anyone to hold on to their culture and celebrate different festivals …

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  • YAWS FREE 15

    India first country to become YAWS-free

    India achieves yet another public health milestone; becomes first country to be declared free of Yaws, an infection of the skin and bones, much ahead of WHO global target year of 2020. India has acknowledged as the first country in the world to become YAWS-free. …

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    Volcanic eruptions in India linked to dinosaur extinction

    Combined impacts of volcanic eruptions in India and the impact of an asteroid in Mexico brought about one of Earth’s biggest mass extinctions of dinosaurs 66 million years ago, a new study has confirmed. Andrea Dutton from University of Florida and colleagues from University of …

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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 …

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    Desh-Videsh Presents Leading Indian CEOs

    The recent announcement by Google Inc. to appoint a 43 year old Indian, Sundar Pichai as the CEO of Google has created a tremendous ripple. It has bought back the focus on tremendous success of Indians in the Silicon Valley, the past few decades. Indians …

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    List of Winners of Padma Vibhusan Awards

     List of Winners of Padma Vibhusan Awards Year of Award Field of Excellence Name of the Awardee / Winner Year of Birth-Death Remarks 1954 Science & Engineering Satyendra Nath Bose 1894–1974 1954 Public Affairs Zakir Hussain 1897–1969 1954 Public Affairs Balasaheb Gangadhar Kher 1888–1957 1954 …

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  • 2016 Padma Awards

    Padma Awards 2016

      This year there were a plethora of accomplished people awarded with the highly prestigious Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian award. Other imminent individuals also received the Padma Bhushan and the Padma Shri. Each of the awardees were recognized for their unprecedented contribution in …

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    NGOs in the South Florida Indian Community jan 2016

    NGOs in the South Florida Indian Community There are over 1.5 million non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in America, and as members of one of the most affluent ethnic communities in the country, Indian Americans are well poised to dedicate their wealth and time to a variety …

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    2015 Amit Talati Award

    The South Florida Community and South Florida Hindu Temple (SFHT) lost a great friend and teacher three years ago. Amit Talati’s untimely passing at the age of 43 left the entire community in shock and utter disbelief. Over the past five years, Amit Talati was …

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