Anoushka Shankar

ANOUSHKA SHANKAR

To be the heir to a famous name is difficult. To follow in your father’s footsteps makes things far more complex. And, if the father happens to be as legendary as the world’s greatest ever Sitar player, Pandit Ravi Shankar, then the going is indeed very, very tough. But for Anoushka Shankar, there was hardly any adverse impact in being …

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Mira Nair

NRI ACHIVERS – II MIRA NAIR

An Indian lady born in the state of Orissa some time in the late fifties, involved in doing political protest theater in the streets of Delhi in the Seventies – eventually works her way up to the International moviedom and has to her credit, apart from innumerable prestigious movie awards, the distinction of directing top rated Hollywood actors of the …

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THE GOP AND INDIAN AMERICANS

The past several years have seen a dramatic turning point for U.S.-India relations and a burgeoning dynamic partnership between Indian Americans and the Republican Party. any Indian Americans are embracing the Republican Party because we support limited government; fewer taxes on American families and businesses; curbs on excessive lawsuits; medical malpractice reform; and President Bush’s strong stance in fighting the …

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INDRA K. NOOYI

NRI ACHIEVERS – INDRA K. NOOYI

The rise of Indra Nooyi from her teen days at Chennai, India through the struggling days at Yale University to her imminent numero uno position at PepsiCo is indeed a saga that may make even the staunchest follower of miracle jump in disbelief. Born on 28 October, 1955 at Madras, Nooyi had her schooling and graduation done at the city …

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NRI ACHIEVERS – MAKING INDIA PROUD ABROAD

We see that the number of millionaires of Indian origin in Europe, USA, Canada, South Africa and East Asian countries held together far exceeds the number of millionaires in India. There is a popular saying that “Indians are best when they are out of India”. Who or what gave rise to this line is not known, but there can hardly …

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Famous Bollywood Stars in Atlanta, Miami & Orlando

Famous Bollywood Stars in Atlanta, Miami & Orlando

Himesh Reshamiya In the subsequent years, Reshammiya rendered hit music in a number of films that made good business like Hello Brother, Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge, Humraaz, Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne and sorts. But, it was again a Salman Khan starrer Tere Naam that pulled him from the category of also-ran to the big league… Love him or hate him …

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Incredible India focus as a global player

Incredible India focus as a global player

“It was not long ago that India was known to the West only as the ‘land of snake charmers’. Though this notion began to fade in the later half of the twentieth century, it was only during the 1990s that the World sat up and took notice of India as the emerging global power.” The Forbes List of Riches have …

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Anil Kumble - India’s Greatest Wicket Taker

Anil Kumble – India’s Greatest Wicket Taker

The game of cricket has, over the hundred years of its prevalence, witnessed the rise of numerous outstanding performers – players who have excelled and outpaced their contemporaries in the race to superiority, but seldom has one found someone so remarkable, yet so unsung; so unputdownable yet so ignored like the illustrious Indian leggie – Anil Radhakrishnan Kumble – loving …

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Rising Star - Falguni Shah

Rising Star – Falguni Shah

I was born in and grew up in Mumbai. My schooling was in Mumbai and Panchgani. Professionally I received a Masters degree in Hindustani vocal music from SNDT University in Mumbai. Indians are smart, and if you look at the history of Indian music, most of the names we remember are people who were world-class – in classical music Kishori …

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The Biocon Bible

The Biocon Bible

The progressive, driven and enterprising Kiran Mazumdar, is almost everything one would look for in a woman of her caliber. With a decent academic history from the Bishop Cot ton Girls School and then the Mount Carmel College, she then went on to Ballarat College, Melbourne, specializing in Malting and Brewing Technology there to become India’s first woman Brew master. …

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