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India’s Economy: The Road Ahead

image from http://www.topnews.in I realize  that the economics of India is way in the weeds for most of us! But  I never get tired of seeing videos of India, her colors from sunrise to sunset, and the amazing people. If … Continue reading

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Faith,Hope and Charity . . . . In India

Namaste! I was on YouTube and found this video.  It will take you to India in a very special way.  Each of these dear people was trying  to eke out a living for themselves and their families.  This was posted … Continue reading

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India’s Careful Plan for Growth from The New York Times

  India’s Careful Plan for Growth By THE EDITORIAL BOARDMARCH 6, 2015 Photo Nanendra Modi’s new budget includes an increase in spending on railways This story is included with an NYT Opinion subscription. Narendra Modi chose incremental pragmatism in proposing his … Continue reading

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“Million Dollar Arm ” A Film

“Million Dollar Arm” is a film based on a true story or the audience  would never believe the primace.  An American baseball scout , Jon Hamm from the very popular TV show “Madmen”, goes to India to scout Indian Cricket … Continue reading

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India’s Monkey Invasion

These are the Rhesus Macaque monkeys of Jaipur, the Pink City of Rajastan. The video will enthrall you, give you shivers and be impossible to look away  from because you want to see what they will do next.  Monkeys have … Continue reading

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Indian Mothers-in-law

Recent article from The Economist  Indian mothers-in-law Curse of the mummyji Dec 21st 2013 | DELHI |  TIHAR jail in Delhi has a special wing just for her. Young women fear and revere her; their husbands seem crushed by her embrace. On … Continue reading

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Family That Rides Together. . . . . .

This is a picture of the way it is . . . . roads in a country with 1.3 billion people travelling together.  In fact, this looks like an intersection we passed often on the way to and from Alpha … Continue reading

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How Was Adalaj Ni Vav Built, 500 Years Ago?

This is an example of an architect’s quick sketch of Adalaz Ni Vav and is an representative  example of work the students would do at each site we visited.  When they started many of them felt inadequate but their skills improved … Continue reading

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Breathe in a Bit of Gujarat- Kutch

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rpC-jqyrfU This commercial to encourage tourism in Gujarat was very prominent on TV. I thought it strange that they were  showing it  on Gujarat TV, and thought they should be shown internationally, but of course no one asked me! The … Continue reading

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FabIndia

India and shopping….this is for me! I actually found out about these lovely stores near the end of our time in India. We were spending the weekend with some friends in Baroda. I noticed the lovely bed covers and asked … Continue reading

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