Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2006’

BOLLYWOOD TODAY

BOLLYWOOD TODAY

“Rang De BAsanti” chosen as Indian nomination for the Oscars! The nation awakens to the film Rang De Basanti ! The superhit film, directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has been selected as India’s official entry for best foreign language film at the Oscars. In addition to the coveted category, the film is also competing in seven other main segments. This …

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Mira Nair

NRI ACHIVERS – II MIRA NAIR

An Indian lady born in the state of Orissa some time in the late fifties, involved in doing political protest theater in the streets of Delhi in the Seventies – eventually works her way up to the International moviedom and has to her credit, apart from innumerable prestigious movie awards, the distinction of directing top rated Hollywood actors of the …

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INDIA - THE EXOTIC TRAVEL DESTINATION!!!

INDIA – THE EXOTIC TRAVEL DESTINATION!!!

On the north of India, the hugely intimidating yet exhilarating snow capped peaks of Himalayas beckons the adventurous explorer to enjoy the maximum; while on the east, west and southern boundaries of the nation, the cool blue waters of the seas wash down the fatigue Fages together, India has remained one of the most preferred travel destinations for the global …

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HOLIDAY SWEETS

Holidays are a time for families and friends to get together and celebrate – this means it’s also time for delicious food! Food is always a part of any festive occasion, and sweets, in particular, are especially fun and tasty. These recipes are not only scrumptious, they are also easy. So, this year get the whole family into the kitchen …

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Happy Ramadan

RAMADAN – THE TIME OF ABSTINENCE

Ramadan is the time when Muslims all over the world – over a billion in number – tend to lead a life of extreme abstinence, discipline and self-control. The absence of food and drink and other pleasures provides a perfect opportunity to concentrate on prayer and worship. At the stroke of the dawn, the voice of the Muazzin chanting the …

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PT. HARIPRASAD CHAURASIA

PT. HARIPRASAD CHAURASIA

Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia– recognized all over the world as the living master of Bansuri (the North Indian flute) – is among a few but growing classicists who have made a conscious effort to reach out and expand the audience for classical music. Hariprasad Chaurasia’s music compositions with Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma in the 1980s and 90s, his tryst with Bollywood …

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June 2006

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MY SIX WEEK WITH DIDI MAA SADHVI RITAMBHARA

MY SIX WEEK WITH DIDI MAA SADHVI RITAMBHARA

Her speeches are soul stirring and so eloquent that many men and women in the audience weep openly and make no attempts to hide their tears. I accompanied Didi Maa to Florida, New York, New Jersey, the United Kingdom and Belgium. Our itinerary included several lectures at varied venues, visits to private homes and celebrating important Hindu festivals of Rakshabandhan …

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