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  • Gandhi’s Insptirational Message to Today’s Youth -By Annmarie Varghese

    Gandhi’s Insptirational Message to Today’s Youth -By Annmarie Varghese

    Author by Annmarie Varghese I live in the Town of Davie, which is in South Florida. On October 2, 2012 a bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled in the nearby Falcon’s Lea Park. This project, initiated by Kerala Samajam of South Florida, was made …

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  • Gandhi Conquers Yet Another Land

    Gandhi Conquers Yet Another Land

    In this day and age, we are all trying to firmly keep hold of what is important. Whether it is our family and loved ones, possessions and belongings, or even our ideals and principles, everyone needs an anchor. It is perhaps more relevant to us …

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  • The Unveiling of Mahatma Gandhi’s Statue in Davie, Florida An address by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Former President of India

    The Unveiling of Mahatma Gandhi’s Statue in Davie, Florida An address by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Former President of India

    I am delighted to participate in the unveiling of the Mahatma Gandhi statue in Orlando on this auspicious day of October 2, 2012 when the entire world is celebrating the millennium leader Mahatma Gandhiji’s birthday and taking an oath to follow the Gandhian philosophy in …

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  • The Rise of Indian Americans

    The Rise of Indian Americans

    The Pew Research Center recently published a 228-page report titled “The Rise of Asian Americans.” The Center released the report under the headline “Asians Overtake Hispanics in New Immigrant Arrivals: The Asian Americans Surpass U.S. Public in Valuing Marriage, Parenthood, Hard Work.” The real news …

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  • The 2012 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

    The 2012 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

    The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas began with the start it deserved on January 7, 2012. Jaipur, the vibrantly colorful city of Rajasthan, played host to this year’s event, and the backdrop could not have been more memorable. This three-day convention was an energizing affair that outlined …

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  • Gandhiji’s Words and Actions areAlive on Campuses Even Today

    Gandhiji’s Words and Actions are Alive on Campuses Even Today

    Indian revolutionary Mahatma Gandhi said, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” Gandhiji was an advocate for a peaceful Indian independence movement at a time when independence and peace were not even used together in the same sentence. Using ahimsa, nonviolence, he …

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  • 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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