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Two Indian Philanthropists Honored with Ramon Magsaysay Award

Two Indian Philanthropists Honored with Ramon Magsaysay Award

The prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award announced that two philanthropists from India are two of the five recipients receiving the honor this year. The prize that was established in April 1957 is an annual award to perpetuate former Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay’s example of integrity in governance, courageous service to the people, and pragmatic idealism within...
Gota Patti, A Timeless Style of Embroidery for Indian weddings

Gota Patti, A Timeless Style of Embroidery for Indian weddings

Everyone loves Indian wedding season, but it is not complete without the delicate touch of Gota Patti. This type of Indian embroidery uses an applique technique and originated in Rajasthan, India. Small pieces of zari ribbon are applied onto the fabric with the edges sewn down to create elaborate patterns. Dresses with gota work were...
Ticket Examiner in India shares Beauty of Railways with his Artwork

Ticket Examiner in India shares Beauty of Railways with his Artwork

The railways in India are an essential part of the people and culture. Because of this, one ticket examiner has decided to turn this form of transportation into beautiful pieces of handmade artwork. Bijaya Biswal works in the Nagpur division of the Indian Railways and has become popularly known for his brushstrokes and portraits of...
Tata and Google forge Internet Saathi

Tata and Google forge Internet Saathi

The Tata Trust and Google, two of the world’s most powerful companies are joining forces to create Internet Saathi, an initiative to help empower the women of India and engage them in the digital world. The theme of women empowerment has been prevalent in the Indian landscape of late and because of this, the Digital...
Futuristic Metrino Pods bring hope to India’s congestion

Futuristic Metrino Pods bring hope to India’s congestion

The Indian government has announced that they are looking into development of Metrino pods to help assist with the mass transit systems. This form of personal rapid transit system uses rail networks that frequently branch off the main route to better assist their commuters. Passengers will take pods that are sized for individuals or small...
India’s International Yoga Day an amazing success

India’s International Yoga Day an amazing success

Millions of people around the globe helped celebrate the first ever International Yoga Day! From New York to Paris to Seoul people un-rolled their yoga mats to practice the ancient physical and spiritual discipline. Hosted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who also created the International holiday, the biggest gathering was in New Delhi. External...
Auto Rickshaws more accessible thanks to Jugnoo

Auto Rickshaws more accessible thanks to Jugnoo

Auto rickshaws are an Indian staple and a local favorite. The three wheeled machines are a go-to for most commuters and travelers as they offer much more space to carry things and are able to hustle down India’s narrow roads. Thanks to a company called Jugnoo, these magical forms of transportation can now be hailed...
Gotham Chopra shares storytelling and spiritual insight

Gotham Chopra shares storytelling and spiritual insight

  Gotham Chopra, an Award-winning journalist, documentary filmmaker, New England Patriots fanatic and son of Deepak Chopra has had many years to gather insight. Born in Boston, Chopra attended Belmont Hill School and went on to graduate from Columbia University. His first job out of college was at Channel One news where he was dispatched...
Sula Vineyards- a True Indian Getaway

Sula Vineyards- a True Indian Getaway

  Looking for a luxurious getaway amongst Gaganpur Lake waters and endless vineyards?  Then Sula Vineyards is the spot for you!   Situated 180 km northeast of Mumbai, Nasik is India’s largest grape growing region. However, this is not how it used to be. Rajeev Samant, Sula’s Founder quit his tech job to pursue wine...
Anita Dongre and other top fashion designers aid Make in India campaign

Anita Dongre and other top fashion designers aid Make in India campaign

Top fashion and textile designers are stepping forward to help the government in reviving the indispensable traditional textiles and weaves in India and popularizing them nationally and globally. The project, which comes under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Make in India banner, will kick off from the PM’s constituency in Varanasi. Some of the top names...
Jay Gorsia- the Architecture and Design Guru

Jay Gorsia- the Architecture and Design Guru

It is Jay Gorsia’s insight and vast experience that has given him the ability to create his own unique brand and establish a coveted reputation as a designer. Starting as an architecture and design student at Pratt University in New York, he worked his way up through various Architectural Design firms throughout the US until creating...
KV Kamath is appointed to lead New Development Bank by BRICS

KV Kamath is appointed to lead New Development Bank by BRICS

India has just announced that they have appointed ICICI Bank’s non-executive chairman KV Kamath as the new chief of the New Development Bank to be set up by Brics States – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The Shanghai-based New Development Bank will be a development institution that aims to finance infrastructure projects and aid BRICS nations. Kamath’s reputation as...