Incredible Indians

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. Keep reading for an insight on the increasing number of Indians jumping into the American …

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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, Chaurasia embraced music for life. When asked how difficult it was to switch from the …

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Indians Shining In The US

Indians Shining In The US

The political community in India did not accept the  message of “India Shining” a few years ago, but in  the  United States at this moment it is indeed “India  Shining” in its fullest aura. Recently, Indians have  been  at the forefront in the US and for good reason.  Read  on to see why so many make their motherland proud.  A …

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NRI Success Stories - Bobby Jindal

NRI Success Stories

Bobby Jindal The political history of the United States has seen many iconic figures make an indelible mark in the minds of the people through their work and identity. The list includes several first generation and second-generation immigrants, who came from foreign shores and made the United States their adopted home. Unfortunately, until recently, the list did not include any …

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What Would Gandhiji Do?

What Would Gandhiji Do?

The evolution of globalization as a multi-dimensional phenomenon is being widely discussed among scholars and thinkers around the world. The popular perception of globalization as a methodology for economic integration of the world acquires much significance. The most visible phenomenon of globalization’s impact on human societies is found with the rise and growth of social insecurity, which in other words …

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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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Rangoli1

Indian Art & Artist

I still remember the first time I was introduced to a compass – shiny white metallic. They were not available in the different colors we see them now. First, I used it to make circles, but then realized that it could also be used to form intricate designs – rudimentary forms of geometric rangoli. Later on in art class, as …

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Gandhi Maharaj

National Gandhi Day of Service

National Gandhi Day of Service is an annual event that brings together college students of all different backgrounds to provide service to their community in the name of Mahatma Gandhi ‘s values of compassion and equality. The event was first held at the University of Michigan in 1997. After drawing hundreds of volunteers to a variety of community service projects, …

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Indian Art & Artists

Indian Art & Artists

As I dig into my earliest memories, it is difficult for me to think about the days of Navratri (nine days of worship and dance) without associating it with garba and raas. Garbas show up in weddings too. It has grown in popularity beyond the Gujarat region where it originated. Although the majority of garba songs are still sung in …

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Golden India in The Olympics: The Wait is Finally Over

Golden India in The Olympics : The Wait is Finally Over

The wait for an inordinately long 112 years is finally over. The prayers of many Indians have finally been answered. The dream of a sports-crazed nation deprived of any glorious success is ultimately cherished. Yes, the once thought to be impossible has finally taken place. India can now boast of an Olympic gold medal in an individual event – thanks …

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