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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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Garba Going Global

Garba Going Global

Famous garba song writer Avinash Vyas, famous garba singer Diwaliben Bhil, and other garba-raas lovers will have mixed feelings if they see young kids in the United States playing garba. Most of them will be pleased because these kids are keeping the flame of their age-old passion going. Some, who want to keep the originality at its core, will be …

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Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007

Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007

In a country as big and as populous as India, the citizens exhibit a multitude of talents in the arena of performing arts. However, it is always challenging to identify talent and bring it to the forefront. Whether in sports, arts and culture, or music, often the best of the artists fade away, only because they do not succeed in …

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Resurgence of the INDIAN PHOENIX!

Resurgence of the INDIAN PHOENIX!

One could easily recall the criticism, ignorance, and ha tred the team faced after the World Cup debacle. The players began to lose contracts and endorsements, and so was the game in India, which was regarded as another religion. Even the parent body BCCI took their hands off the team, withdrew the benefits extended to players, enacted a new set …

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Ellis Island Medals of Honor

Ellis Island Medals of Honor

he National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO), founded in 1984, believes in embracing the diversity of the American people. The organization strives to remind Americans of our diverse backgrounds, cultures, and heritages. Each year, NECO awards the “Ellis Island Medal of Honor” to outstanding individuals who not only contribute to society through personal and professional achievements, but also through a …

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Cricket World Cup - A Quadrennial Celebration

Cricket World Cup – A Quadrennial Celebration

Hold your breath! Fasten your seatbelts! The countdown has begun, and cricket fever has gripped the entire world. Even cricket players feel their hearts beating faster than usual as the greatest event in the cricket world is just a few days away! It is no surprise that for fans living in cricket-crazed nations on the Indian sub-continent, euphoria has hit …

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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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