December 2005

Desh Videsh December 2005 – Cover Story

A R Rahman - The King of Music

A R Rahman – The King of Music

AR Rehman strode as a colossus in the world of film music after his debut in Roja. Rehman, a man with grim look, shyness and long hair, is now considered to be the definition of music. From a keyboardist to the most respected name in music business today, it’s been a long and winding journey for this longhaired composer who …


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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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Prosperity & Immortality

Prosperity & Immortality

Happiness is actually a combination of two things. The first component is the feeling that whatever you want is within your reach. The second component is the ability to digest a thing when you have it. Happiness is a state when the feeling of deprivation is totally absent. Universe As little children you would have read a lot of fairly …


Immigration News


Violence Against Women Act and Immigration What is Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Violence Against Women Act or in short VAWA was the first legislation to address violence against women. This act was passed by Congress in 1994. VAWA essentially recognized the damage caused by domestic and sexual violence and allocated funds for helping the victims. VAWA and Immigration This …


Bollywood Today

Bollywood Today

Deepa Mehta to recreate 100-year-old Canadian immigration tragedy Award-winning movie director Deepa Mehta plans to make a film about the tragic case of a shipload of Indians refused entry into Canada nearly 100 years ago. The film, provisionally titled “Exclusion”, will tell the story of more than 300 Indians barred from Canada in 1914 after an immigration dispute arose. On …