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A Call for Justice in India

India comedian’s angry tweet to Modi goes viral BBC News   Image copyrightNARINDER NANUImage captionKapil Sharma (centre) has a cult following in India An angry tweet by a popular Indian comedian to Prime Minister Narendra Modi has gone viral. Kapil … Continue reading

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Documentary of “Daughters of Mother India”

Indian Award-Winning Documentary ‘Daughters of Mother India’ — Jarring Wake-Up Call for Men Like Me Posted: 05/26/2015 2:36 pm EDT Updated: 05/26/2015 3:59 pm EDT  Huffington Post  By Jim Luce     With Jitin Hingorani. While living and working in my … Continue reading

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Slum Boys ! Not to be Missed !

This is  Bappi Lahiri, an international music director, composer, and singer  in both Indian and American film industry.  Years ago, he met Mother Theresa in Kolkota and shared a moment with her.  She told him to do good for the … Continue reading

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2014 U N List of the World’s Most Populous Cities

UK EDITIONTHURSDAY, 19TH MARCH, 2015 Sign inFacebookTwitterGoogle PlusRSSSearch International Business Times UK News Business Economy Technology Science Sport Entertainment Opinion Video Society United Nations World Population Day 2014: Top 10 Most Populous Cities Revealed KABITA-MAHARANA By Kabita Maharana July 11, … Continue reading

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Lunch Flash Dance in Mumbai

Indian people are born with dancing in their souls, or so it seems to me. Most people around the world, who go to films, know about the dance scenes in Bollywood films.  We saw a gangster  film while in India … Continue reading

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“Wake Me Up” . . . Avicii. . . . . Music Monday

David and I first heard about the Swedish music craze sweeping the world early in our time in India.  Several of the students just had to go by overnight train to Mumbai to see the “Swedish House Mafia. ” Then … 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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Ravi, Internationally Known Fan Vender in Mumbai

  Ask yourself what talents and gifts displayed by Ravi  could contribute to India or even the world?  Here is a  boy who is so gifted linguistically  with only a 4th or 5th grade education.  India has the highest number … Continue reading

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Love in a “Lunchbox”

  If a slum dweller  in Mumbai can earn a million dollars on a TV game show, why is it not possible for an aging insurance man to find love in his lunchbox? ‘The Lunchbox’ is in limited release in … Continue reading

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Slum People, not Dogs!

First, I need to apologize for using the pejorative of slum dogs for these dear people. That was the title of the Time article and I was not thinking. A few years ago when Slum Dog Millionaire was released, many … Continue reading

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