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Pravasiya Bharatiya Samman Awards

Pravasiya Bharatiya Samman Awards

Patriotism or contributing to the name and fame of one’s country is not confined to a nation’s boundaries. In fact, patriotism often extends beyond boundaries, and that is what some of our pravasi bharatiya have proved yet again. The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman award is one of the highest honor’s to be given to Indians living outside of India. The Indian …

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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 what Indians living overseas have done and can do for their country of origin. The …

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Anna Hazare The Gandhi of 21st Century India?

Anna Hazare The Gandhi of 21st Century India?

When Anna Hazare began his epic fast a few weeks ago, there were people who called him the Gandhi of today. His vision of the Jan Lokpal Bill became the vision of every Indian as they joined him whole-heartedly. There is a certain similarity between the steps that Gandhi took and where Anna looks to go. However, can he really …

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Sanand The Moter City of India

Sanand The Moter City of India

Sanand was just another sleepy little town in Gujarat of which many people knew nothing. It took some resistance from the government of West Bengal and a proactive Gujarat government to set this town on a roll and catapult it to instant attention. The activity began in the year 2008, when Ratan Tata was arguing relentlessly over the construction of …

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Gujarat Celebrating 50 Years of Its Glory

Gujarat Celebrating 50 Years of Its Glory

If you take a close look at what Gujarat has accomplished, you will notice that advancement did not happen due to giant leaps of change. Instead, there are gradual initiatives with a clear focus on what is to be achieved. What has stood out is the fact that focus has never been lost, and that work has not gone unnoticed. …

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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 section of the population sighed with relief when Anna broke his fast and accepted a …

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Talented Indian Wins Top Chef Masters - By Rina Shah

Talented Indian Wins Top Chef Masters

Author by Rina Shah The Arpan Group Floyd Cardoz, an illustrious and award-winning chef who specializes in modern Indian cuisine, is the first-ever Indian to win the exclusive title of Top Chef Master. A hit television show on Bravo TV, the series allows talented chefs to showcase their abilities. In the third season of Top Chef Masters, 12 world-renowned chefs …

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India’s Moment of Sporting Glory

Second to None- India’s Moment of Sporting Glory

Cricket today is literally a different ball game. The competition is bloodier, players are more injury prone and the stakes are the highest in terms of repute and reward. As sweet as the Indian cricket team’s victory was in 1983, there’s something so momentous about winning the 2011 World Cup that almost all sporting achievements by Indians in the international …

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A Game Beyond Boundaries

A Game Beyond Boundaries by Lovejeet Alexander

Pitch Report India was seen as ‘the favorite’ before the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 started. But as each match was played, the team’s image blurred further. The Indian team did not completely fail, but they did not perform anywhere near their capabilities – high expectations can be tough! After watching India’s performances against England and South Africa in the …

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Pravasi Bhartiya Samman Award Samman Award 2011

Pravasi Bhartiya Samman Award Samman Award 2011 – Lovejeet Alexander

Honoring the Indian diaspora with the title – Knowledge Diaspora of the world, President Pratibha Patil conferred fourteen individuals and an organization with India’s highest award for overseas Indians. India’s annual convention aimed at connecting with its 27 million strong diaspora, spread in over 150 countries, concluded with President Pratibha Devisingh Patil honoring 14 individuals and an organization with the …

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