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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 […]

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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.