Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Where differently abled girls are worshiped after free corrective surgery

BY JYOTHSNA HEGDE Atlanta, GA, November 9, 2018: At the core of the nine-day festival, Navaratri, lies the celebration of a specific aspect of God – the feminine. Nine forms of Goddess Durga, each form representative of a specific trait [...]

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel- ‘The Iron Man of India’

By Mahadev Desai Atlanta, GA: Vallabhbhai Patel , popularly known as Sardar Patel, was an Indian barrister, a great patriot, a statesman, a senior leader of the Indian National Congress and a founding father of the Republic of India who played [...]

Discovering the mother of all martial arts in God’s own country

BY JYOTHSNA HEGDE Atlanta, GA, October 12, 2018: When martial arts is the topic of conversation, people tend to gravitate to the east; Karate from Japan, Kung-Fu from China, or just maybe Jackie Chan, in recent times. Not many are aware that [...]

Flutist Shashank Subramanyam: From child prodigy to maestro

BY JYOTHSNA HEGDE Photos by Suresh Byagathvalli  Atlanta, GA, September 6, 2018: “Music is perhaps my best-spoken languages. It has been my life, an extension of my body and soul,” says Grammy nominated exponent of the Bamboo flute, child [...]

Bridging traditional matchmaking and modern dating: Banyan Way

BY ARCHITH SESHADRI Atlanta, GA, August 6, 2018: If you ask most Indians or Indian Americans, they love three things: cricket, cinema and politics. A lot of dinner party conversations will revolve around these topics in some way shape or form. If [...]

Gearing up for summer adventures to Europe?

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Wearing salwar-suits, Indian mother takes to international WWE ring

Jalandhar (Punjab), May 6 (IANS) WWE fights may be flashy, hard and violent at times but the first Indian woman to get into that ring at the international level has beaten bigger odds at home to reach there. Kavita Devi, who is better known [...]

Meet the young USA coach popularizing cricket in the American heartland

Photo courtesy: by Peter Della Penna BY MAHADEV DESAI While cricket has become the most popular sport in India and other British Commonwealth countries, it is still in its infancy in America. Over the last one decade, cricket [...]

Invincible: How a woman amputee created history at the top of the world

Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) A national-level volleyball player, Arunima Sinha was thrown off a moving train by a bunch of goons in 2011. Overcoming unbearable pain as she lay on the tracks through the night, she lost one of her legs and had a metal [...]

Restoring balance when the woods show the way

BY SUPRIYA D G “Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes [...]