Ambaji, Shree Shakti Mandir: March events, cont.

3/27: Chaitri Durgashtami Havan - 1pm.
3/28: Shree Ram Navmi – noon, bhajans 5 pm.
3/29: annual meeting – 4 pm.

Emory University: Tibet Week

5:30pm chanting, singing and dancing.
6:30pm indoor air quality (Atl Sci Festival).
7:30pm compassion & healthcare.

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Investing in India

Investing in India

DECODING NRI INVESTMENTS AND TAXATION: As an individual investor, why would you want to contend with the complexity of legal codes governing foreign investment in India, the tax consequences in two countries, repatriation, and the risk of currency fluctuations? Because of the potential of comparatively superior returns, that’s why! In the world of commerce and finance, India’s graph is on an uptick. If multinational corporations are making a beeline there and if professional money managers are stepping up their interests in India, why should you be left behind? How does India’s 9% return on a fixed deposit sound compared to the 1.5% here? And a long term equity return of 15%-18% in India versus the 8%-10% here? So don’t let up on the prospects simply because you don’t know the ins and outs. With the right expert help, you can wade through the maze, offering your portfolio a promising option for diversification and outsized gains. Read more »

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL released in North American theaters just in time for Holi with Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Dev Patel, Tina Desai, Lillete Dubey along with Richard Gere. Read more »

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Technology: Is Moon Travel Within Reach?

A tiny start-up from India was a $1 million Milestone winner of the Google Lunar X Prize. In two or three decades, we will have entrepreneurs taking us on private spaceflights to the moon. Read more »

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Look! Up in the Sky! It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Superman!

A look at the special places in American history of sports heroes Jesse Owens and Joe Louis, Jewish comic-book writers, the fictional Man of Steel—Superman, and Germans Max Schmeling and Luz Long. Read more »

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The Sureshbhai Patel Police Incident: Keeping it Real

Swift corrective (as much as possible) action for Sureshbhai Patel came from the evidence of his absolute innocence, leaving the police with absolutely nothing to justify their violence. Read more »

Letters from Readers

Gov. Bobby Jindal sparks heated debate on identity / Incident in Madison should be a wake-up call / U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara’s response unconvincing Read more »

Avoiding the Common 1040 Mistakes

No one wants to delay their federal tax refund, so filling out your 1040 form correctly is essential. Don’t make these common mistakes—little slip-ups that aggravate both the IRS and the taxpayer. Read more »

Hiring a Social Media Consultant: Expanding Your Team

Companies have found social media to be a vital part of brand management, advertising, and customer service. Hiring someone to dedicate their time to social media may be worth the investment. Read more »

STAND Up for Your Health!

Research suggests that too much sitting on a long term basis can be harmful to your health and can lead to obesity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, disease, and even premature death. Read more »

Immigration News Briefs

Expanded DACA program date was announced, then delayed by a judge in Texas / H-4 EAD rule moving forward / CPB app will reduce wait times / VISA PREFERENCE NUMBERS FOR March 2015 Read more »

MOVIE UPDATE

New films in Bollywood: Wazir / Desi Magic / Drishyam remake / Singh is Bling / Dil Dhadakne Do. Read more »

QUOTA of QUOTES

Quotes from the man who made Modi's pinstriped suit, President Obama, Union finance minister Jaitley, publisher of Penguin Books, a writer who's quitting, someone commenting on honesty in Bangalore. Read more »

Mrs. Pintu Thaker’s Meadowcreek High School app teams are winners

Mrs. Pintu Thaker’s team with Adarsh Patel won 2nd in Georgia for their app on youth smoking; team with Avneet Sethi and Plabani Sharif were national finalists for tackling physical inactivity. Read more »

DESI WORLD

YOGA GAINS HIGHER PROFILE / TACKLING RAPE HEROICALLY / INDIAN-AMERICANS BAG GRAMMYS / THE DECCAN LINK TO DINOSAURS / SCALING SEVEN PEAKS ON SEVEN CONTINENTS / INDIAN NONFICTION BOOM Read more »

Ready-Made or Reddy-Made

My father is usually frugal but supports his “old friend” the tailor in India...? In balancing tradition and modernity, we must also balance the inner and outer worlds and values. Read more »

Blissfulness Is Just the Beginning

If you go beyond the surface of what you call yourself, suddenly everything is malleable. The individual and the universal are no more different. Without experiencing this, human form is wasted. Read more »

 

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