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Class of 2019 Valedictorians and salutatorians

Indian Americans in the list of 2019 Valedictorians and salutatorians

Indian American students continue to earn high marks in high school with several on the growing list of Valedictorians/Salutatorians. Here is our Q and A with some local students. Pooja Ghay – Valedictorian School Name: Olympia High School City/State: Windermere, FL GPA: 5.55 College: University of Florida. Parents: Neetu Ghay Sudheer Ghay Academic Awards: Received the Super Scholars Award for …

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Indian General Election 2019: Progressive BJP and Dynasties-led Congress Party

Indian General Election 2019: Progressive BJP and Dynasties-led Congress Party

Indian General Election 2019: Progressive BJP and Dynasties-led Congress Party India, one of the oldest and largest democracies in the world, stands at the brink of the 2019 general elections. The 2019 Indian general election is currently being held over the course of seven phases, which began April 11 and will continue through May 19, 2019. The elections constitute the …

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The Statue of Unity

The Statue of Unity: Dedicated to Sardar Patel

The Statue of Unity: Dedicated to Sardar Patel The Honorable Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, unveiled the Statue of Unity, a monument dedicated to Indian Independence Movement leader Vallabhbhai Patel on his birthday, October 31, 2018. Vallabhbhai Patel, popularly known as Sardar Patel, was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India. Patel was an Indian barrister and statesman, senior …

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Indian Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away at 93

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Prime Minister of India, passed away on August 16, 2018, at the age of 93. Born on December 25, 1924, Vajpayee served three times as the Prime Minister of India from 1996 to 2004. In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi  ji said “Vajpayee’s death marks the end of an era. He lived for the nation and served …

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Miss India Anukreethy

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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Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) celebrates its 18th Foundation Day

The Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) celebrated its 18th Foundation Day on 21st March 2018 in the presence of the Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, and the Ambassador of the United States to India, Mr. Kenneth Juster. The genesis of IUSSTF can be traced back to the year 2000, when after …

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Modi Approval Rating

Indians increasingly upbeat about Modi, the economy and India’s direction Partisan views of Prime Minister Modi Indians very satisfied with their government and their democracy Modi’s popularity is widespread Modi and BJP are more popular than the Gandhis and the Congress party

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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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Privatize Public Sector Banks in India same as Air-India

Privatize Public Sector Banks in India same as Air-India

Privatize Public Sector Banks in India same as Air-India By Dr Bharat Jhunjhunwala The Government has thankfully decided to privatize Air India. The same formula must be applied to the Public Sector Banks (PSBs). But first let us examine the arguments against privatization of Air India. The first argument is that public assets are often sold to vested interests at …

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