Category Archive for: ‘Incredible Indians’

  • Anna Hazare making history in India

    Anna Hazare making history in India

    Saturday, August 27 2011 was a historic day for India. Some people may have believed that history was repeating itself, but in fact, Anna Hazare was writing a new chapter, filling page after page with momentous victories and setting precedents for the future. While a …

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  • Meera - A Magical Theatrical Experience

    Meera – A Magical Theatrical Experience

    Every one of us has heard the story of legendary Meerabai who was a Rajput princess, poetess and devotee of Lord Krishna in the 15th century. You may have even seen Gulzar’s movie Meera starring Hema Malini, and certainly we all have heard devotional songs …

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  • Gandhigiri Resurrected

    Gandhi Giri-Resurrected

    The world is full of revolts, public outrages and wars. Civil uprisings sweep across many countries. The virus of revolution stemmed in Yemen and in no time took most of the Middle East in its grip. India is no exception. Nonetheless, her approach is exemplary. …

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  • An ode to the Nobel laureate, poet, dramatist, philosopher, educationist, composer and painter Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore

    Global Gurudev

    An ode to the Nobel laureate, poet, dramatist, philosopher, educationist, composer and painter Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore – by Lovejeet Alexander Calcutta-born philosopher-poet-painter Rabindranath Tagore was one of the best known international figures of the intellectual world in the initial decades of the 20th century. Although …

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  • Padma Atluri

    Padma Atluri

    TV writer Padma Atluri (90210) died on Saturday night from leiomyosarcoma, a rare form of cancer. She was 39. She started her career as an assistant in the current department at Fox. In 1999, she joined HBO as manager of Awards & Festivals, a position …

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  • Indian Women Making History

    Indian Women Making History – Shilpi Shukla and Ruchi Gupta

      Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, “She doesn’t have what it takes.” They will say, “Women don’t have what it takes.” – Clare Boothe Luce “The widespread nature of aspiration among …

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  • My Life is My Message

    My Life is My Message

       Once a British reporter asked Gandhiji, while the train was pulling out of the railway station, “Do you have a message I can take back to my people?” It just happened that it was a day of silence for Gandhiji. In spite of his …

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  • Indian Art and Artists

    Indian Art and Artists

    At the age of seven, Shamsher Singh began studying the tabla at the Sikh Gurdwara in New Jersey. He continued his studies in tabla and Indian classical music with some of the most highly sought after maestros including Ustad Zakir Hussain and Pandit Anindo Chatterjee. …

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  • Netagirl in America

    Netagirl in America

    ~ By Lovejeet Alexander ~ So goes a popular saying. In the Indo-American community, which is blessed with political gyan and rational aptitude, political ambitions are bound to sprout. After successfully capturing crucial administrative seats in the White House, Indo-Americans now set their targets higher. …

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  • Hari's flute, Krishna's tune

    Hari’s flute, Krishna’s tune

      Music was not a genetic bequest for Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia. His father, a wrestler of international repute, wanted him to enter the world of muscle combat. But his interest lay in the much softer and mellower notes of life. At the age of 15, …

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