IT'S ALL ABOUT THE DESI WORLD

  • POET WINS PULITZER PRIZE

    POET WINS PULITZER PRIZE May 2014 - Vijay Seshadri, the first Asian to win the Pulitzer Prize in poetry, is not a typical Indian-American. Seshadri is the fifth Indian-American recipient of the Pulitzer
    Prize.

  • CHAMPIONS OF ENVIRONMENT

    CHAMPIONS OF ENVIRONMENT May 2014 - Working for the environment, Rajendra Singh of South Carolina promotes solar power usage, and Priyanka Bakaya of Utah converts discarded plastic into oil and diesel.

  • BOOK MATTERS

    BOOK MATTERS May 2014 - "Murmuring from the corners of our lives, sharing tales that are sometimes riveting, sometimes simply tedious," writes Anand Pandian, our grandparents and elders have much to tell us.

  • Mixed Reception for Smithsonian Exhibit on Indian-Americans

    Mixed Reception for Smithsonian Exhibit on Indian-Americans April 2014 - A groundbreaking exhibit titled “Beyond Bollywood” at the Smithsonian did get some decent reviews, but some Indian-Americans who saw it weren’t thrilled with coverage or title.

  • 180 Nations, 26 Airports, 30 Days

    180 Nations, 26 Airports, 30 Days April 2014 - To boost in-bound tourism, India is expanding its visa-on-arrival program to all nations except eight. Remember that an electronic visa is required before departing for India.

  • WHAT THEY DID

    WHAT THEY DID April 2014 - Kush Sharma and Sophia Hoffman of Kansas City, Missouri, lasted 96 rounds in an unprecedented spelling bee marathon--a test of endurance. Kush will go to the nationals in D.C.

  • WHAT THEY WON

    WHAT THEY WON April 2014 - The year is only three months old, but we’ve already seen a bunch of prizewinners receiving generous sums of money. They include writers, inventors, educators, and environmentalists.

  • WHAT HE SAID

    WHAT HE SAID April 2014 - Khushwant Singh, novelist, lawyer, politician, journalist, will be remembered for his history of the Sikhs, his generosity, bravery, and warmth, according to historian Ramachandra Guha.

  • E-BOOK MATTERS

    E-BOOK MATTERS April 2014 - “Old-fashioned” physical books still matter, but e-books play an important role for many reasons--for classics, recent novels, those not following the traditional publishing route, etc.

  • POP PHENOMENON IN PINK

    POP PHENOMENON IN PINK April 2014 - The story of the Gulabi Gang (Pink Gang of Sampat Pal Devi and her group of woman warriors) has been told in several books, a documentary, and movies--one controversial.

 

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