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Featured Article: The Association of a Sikh Turban to the 9/11 Terrorists »

By Prabhpreet Sangha The world was shaken by the acts of a few terrorists on September 11, and still continues to impact the lives of many individuals around the world. Since 9/11, the Sikh Coalition has received thousands of reports from the Sikh community about hate crimes, workplace discrimination, school bullying, and racial and religious […]

Whose Line Is It Anyway? »

The word Sidster is not really an item from the menu of a Chinese restaurant. The origin of the word comes from a recherché seminary accomplice, or in other words, a good high school friend. I do not really know the meaning of the word, or the reason he gave me this name, but since […]

We are back :) & Happy New Year! »

Hello Readers, I am Sakina Vohra, and I hope you remember me. Well wishing you all a Happy New Year and I hope you all had a great time during your winter break. My winter break was good because I spent a good time with my family. I spent the initial few days in Salem […]

Come celebrate the ‘Festival of lights’- Diwali »

One of my favorite festivals—Diwali. It’s one of the most celebrated events in India. The festival celebrates the triumph of good over evil and people light rows of lights to commemorate heroic figures in Indian mythology that triumphed over the forces of evil. Diwali is also a propitious time for new endeavors, and many people […]

Sakina from India »

Hello Readers, I am Sakina Vohra from Mumbai, India. I am in my first year of graduation at the Atkinson Graduate School of Management. I am in the US for just over a month and so I still feel homesick. Well to make myself feel better and to pass on some great information to the […]

India YouTube link »

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Lead India »

An Indian Valentine’s Day »

Rising India: is this how we know India — a country with millions of occasions to celebrate? There is more festivals than the number of days in calendar. Now the question is, why do we care for just one festival — St. Valentine’s Day — that isn’t even our own, more than for the others? […]

Republic Day »

Republic Day is India’s great national festival. It is celebrated every year on January 26, in New Delhi with great pomp and pageant and in capitals of the States, as well as at other headquarters. It was the Lahore Session of the Indian National Congress at midnight of December 31, 1929 – January 1, 1930, […]

India and the US »

India and United States are at the crossroads of international partnerships. In this regard, India and the United States could not be more alike. Although in economic terms India is only now experiencing faster economic growth, many of us are optimistic that this path will lead to the kind of vibrant and responsive economic structures […]

Kite Flying Day »

14th January is the Kite Flying Day of India and many other countries. A kite is a flying tethered man-made object. Kites were first used by the military in ancient China over 3,000 years ago. The kite is said to be the invention of the famous 5th century BC Chinese philosophers Mozi and Lu Ban. […]

India, the land of festivals »

Hello, My name is Raution and I am an international student from India. I am a number person and i do not understand the rhetorics of culture and of their philosophy. I came to the US because it has a mature financial market where I can learn more. I am a youtube fan and spend […]

Biometric Technology changing lives »

When we talk about technology, we talk about electronic gadgets for convenience and entertainment. But not very often is technology used to help one of the poorest segments in the world. A little background – a futile attempt to describe the hardship endured by the people in these communities on a daily basis. Some rural […]

South Asian Block – from a mouthpiece to tackling terror & trade!!! »

SAARC South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation is the next frontier the Indian Prime Minister is trying to strengthen. This regional block has 1/5th of the world’s population but it is nowhere close to what European Union is like. But that’s fast changing – India being one of the members is trying to drive growth […]

Globalization – we have heard about it, let’s see how it makes you a billionaire at 30!!! »

This article introduces to a city you would have probably heard about – Bangalore – an Electronic City and touches on a story of a 23 year-old who started with $226 and is a billionaire seven years later… taking chances still pays.

I love this feature from BBC.com – “Country profile” »

This link will take you to the country profile for India. More importantly, I wanted to introduce all of you to this feature from BBC.com; they provide overview of a country (with a little history), key facts, political leaders, and major media-players/sources & to some extent its efficiency. I make a new friend from a […]

Coming from a smoker…a health tip! »

Vaibhav Rajpal Though Yoga’s origin is shrouded, evidence links the earliest Yoga tradition back at least 5000 years. The Indus-Sarasvati civilization also gave birth to the ancient texts known as the Vedas, the oldest scriptures in the world. The Vedas are a collection of hymns that praise a higher power; they contain the oldest recorded […]

Taj Mahal √ symbol of love »

Vaibhav Rajpal All Shah Jahan▓s wife wished for was a tomb that the world had never seen before. So, the Shah turned around and made the seventh wonder of the world. Many of us have heard about Taj Mahal but not many know it is actually a tomb built in memory (& wishes) of the […]

Indian Food Recipes »

Vaibhav Rajpal Anyone who has taste can be a cook, and as I have said countless times, India is a traveler’s and foodie▓s delight. I am attaching a link for recipes for Indian food, vegetarian and meat dishes alike. In case you need to make choices on what you want to try to cook, let […]

Vaibhav Rajpal »

Fashion !!! This isn’t a news article; it’s a link that highlights some clothes on the Indian fashion ramp. Women might be particularly interested to read. In my writing, I would like to begin with one site which talks about India in general. India to make ‘radical proposals’ at SAARC summit We have the British […]

Vaibhav Rajpal »

Hi Folks, I am Vaibhav. For those of you who have managed to read so far, I am from Mumbai, India and I am studying at the Business School. So if you ever want to have a good chat, feel free to e-mail me. What I appreciate most is a smile. India is the seventh […]

Anna Maria Pinto »

Indian junions are ”inside intel” As is now the pattern, the usual clutch of students of Indian-origin have made the final cut for the Intel Science Talent Search, an annual event whose top finds are said to be progress towards the Nobel Prize and other high honours later in life. India hot spot for dental […]

Anna Maria Pinto »

India Rocks From third-world economy to global economic powerhouse—India is the country to watch in the years ahead. While the global media fixates on China’s boundless future, India, the English-speaking democracy with a huge middle class, is a far better bet, according to The International Economy. India Techies Hail Bush Win The Indian IT industry […]

Anna Maria Pinto »

Re-packaging Gandhi for the youth Faced with the threat of Gandhian legacy being wiped out through disinformation and distortions, there is now a concerted effort to reinvent the man, and his ideals. A series of programs are being organized in the state of Gujarat in India. They plan on inviting speakers to offer a fresh […]