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  • India: Best Vacation Spots for NRIs

    India: Best Vacation Spots for NRIs

    Planning your annual vacation? Wondering if it’s going to be the same old routine of going to India to meet family and old friends and acquaintances, with the kids bored to death doing the same things every year? Well how about combining a family gathering …

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  • John McCain

    John McCain

    I first met John McCain in 1999 when I was a graduate student. He was coming to speak on my campus and I was selected to pick him up at Logan Airport. On the 45-minute ride to Harvard Square, we talked about many issues of …

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  • The Change We Need

    The Change We Need

    As November approaches, the South Asian American community faces a critical choice in the presidential election. As we reflect on the past eight years and look ahead to the future, the choices could not be clearer. On one hand, we have John McCain, a candidate …

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  • Gandhi Maharaj

    National Gandhi Day of Service

    National Gandhi Day of Service is an annual event that brings together college students of all different backgrounds to provide service to their community in the name of Mahatma Gandhi ‘s values of compassion and equality. The event was first held at the University of …

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  • Indian Art & Artists

    Indian Art & Artists

    As I dig into my earliest memories, it is difficult for me to think about the days of Navratri (nine days of worship and dance) without associating it with garba and raas. Garbas show up in weddings too. It has grown in popularity beyond the …

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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. …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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