Category Archive for: ‘Incredible Indians’

Swami Vivekananda’s historic speech

       

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My India, My Love

My India, My Love By Raj Shah “Where Ganges, woods, Himalayan caves, and men dream God –I am hallowed; my body touched that sod.” These were the last words uttered by Paramahansa Yogananda during a banquet at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles with the Indian Ambassador to America on March 7, 1952. Immediately after that, he went into Maha …

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Anukreethy Vas of Tamil Nadu wins FEMINA Miss India 2018

Anukreethy Vas of Tamil Nadu wins FEMINA Miss India 2018 “Who is the better teacher? Failure or success?” This was the final question asked by judges of the top five finalists in the FEMINA Miss India 2018 competition. Anukreethy Vas of Tamil Nadu, the winner of this competition replied, “I would say failure is a better teacher because when you …

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Nimrit Doad, Founder of Skin Care Plush

16-Year-Old Indian American, Nimrit Doad, Founder of Skin Care Plush By Amara Leggett Nimrit Doad is 16 years old, Indian American, and the CEO of Skin Care Plush. After two years of experimenting with different products that irritated her face and made her acne worse, she was ready to try natural remedies. Beginning at the age of 13, she tried, …

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Indian- American Venkat Ranjan Wins 2018 National Geographic Bee

Second and third places also earned by Indian- American Students from New Jersey and Georgia   Venkat Ranjan of San Ramon, California, a 13-year-old 8th-grader at Windemere Ranch Middle School, took top honors at the 30th annual National Geographic Bee held on May 23 at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C. In addition to earning the title of National Geographic …

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Indian Women Power

Indian Women Power By Suresh Gajwani Suresh Gajwani I have often pondered why our country is stuck in neutral gear while the world keeps galloping by us. As Indians we do so well abroad, but back home we sometimes get mired in small, petty and selfish acts. Our country has many challenges, including the deep-rooted “corruption” at every level of …

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India’s Progress under Prime Minister Modi

PM Modi brought in what is termed as the biggest tax reform in the country since post-independence on July 1. Goods & Services Tax is a comprehensive, multi-stage, destination-based indirect tax levied on every value addition such as the supply of goods and services. The Indian economy has witnessed ambitious growth over the last three years. According to the World …

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Violin Player Sanjana Chandran

An Enchanting Evening With Violin Player Sanjana

An Enchanting Evening With Violin Player Sanjana By Sunitha Raj When I planned to attend Sanjana Chandran’s Violin Arangetram, I already knew she was a gifted young talent from South Florida. Little did I know just how enthralling the evening was going to turn out! The Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center at Nova Southeastern University was packed on …

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2017 Ellis Island Medal of Honor: South Asian Recipients

2017 Ellis Island Medal of Honor: South Asian Recipients

2017 Ellis Island Medal of Honor: South Asian Recipients Each year, the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO) presents the Ellis Island Medal of Honor to native-born and naturalized US citizens who “embody the spirit of America in their celebration of patriotism, tolerance, brotherhood and diversity.” Awarded to a select group of individuals, the Ellis Island Medal of Honor acknowledges …

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Minakshi De

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Minakshi De

Minakshi De, an Indian American artist, was born in Kolkata, India. Currently living in South Florida, De was one of three artists whose paintings were on display at the International Women’s Day Art Exhibition in North Miami. A celebration of women, their valor and their accomplishments through the Arts, this cultural event was inspired by Dr. Maya Angelou and began …

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