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Dipa Karmakar Didn’t Win Gold but Made History for India Instead

Dipa Karmakar Didn’t Win Gold but Made History for India Instead

Dipa Karmakar won the hearts of everyone watching this year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The 23-year-old from Tripura is the first woman gymnast from India to qualify for the Olympics. Even though she did not receive a medal, she ranked an impressive fourth place in the women’s vault finals, making it a successful trip...
SHEROES Supports Women back into the Indian Workforce

SHEROES Supports Women back into the Indian Workforce

SHEROES tackles the struggles that women in the Indian workplace are often faced with. According to a 2013 report by Catalyst, nearly half of the women in India’s workforce typically quit their jobs by mid-career due to the difficulty of balancing careers and family responsibilities. Creator of SHEROES, Sairee Chahal who has a 9-year-old daughter...
Dipali Goenka: More than a CEO

Dipali Goenka: More than a CEO

Dipali Goenka is the CEO and Joint Managing Director of Welspun India Ltd, Asia’s largest and the world’s third largest home textile manufacturer. Goenka has consistently worked on developing the culture of excellence and innovation within the organization. By putting the customer as the focal point of the business, she has transformed Welspun into an...
Your Ticket to Attending an Indian Wedding

Your Ticket to Attending an Indian Wedding

Always dreamt of attending an Indian wedding? Well now you can! A month old startup based in Brisbane, Australia called Joinmywedding.com allows its customers to buy a ticket to an Indian wedding. For roughly $300 (Rs 20,000) per person you can attend all of the festivities that Indian weddings have to offer. Joinmywedding.com was co-founded...
Nike Video Ad Empowers Indian Women

Nike Video Ad Empowers Indian Women

Just Do It! A new Nike commercial that features Indian women athletes running, boxing and playing cricket has gone viral. The video has had over 3 million hits on Facebook and 1.4 million on YouTube within the first five days of it being posted. The video, titled “Da Da Ding,” also showcases Indian sports stars which...
Indian – American 16-year old Table Tennis Prodigy, Kanak Jha Olympics Bound

Indian – American 16-year old Table Tennis Prodigy, Kanak Jha Olympics Bound

At just 16 years old, Kanak Jha is the first American born in the 2000s to qualify for the Olympics. The table tennis prodigy grew up near San Jose, California in the city of Milpitas with his parents who emigrated from India. Kanak began playing table tennis at age six because his older sister, Prachi,...
IIT Brings Happiness Research to Campus

IIT Brings Happiness Research to Campus

IIT-Kharagpur is beginning research to crack the happiness code. The school’s future ‘Rekhi Centre for Science of Happiness’ which is named after its alumnus Satinder Singh Rekhi, will aim to promote happiness and positive psychology among its students. Through this center, the goal is to identify through research what scientifically makes people happy and to...
When India and Paris Collide: Introducing the Shoe Collection by Louboutin and Sabyasachi

When India and Paris Collide: Introducing the Shoe Collection by Louboutin and Sabyasachi

  Couture Designers Louboutin and Sabyasachi have designed a limited edition shoe collection together, titled “Bater,” the first ever collaboration between the two luxury trendsetters. Sabyasachi describes the alliance as “extremely Parisian footwear with an Indian baroque sensibility.” Sabyasachi says that his shoes usually have a chunkier look, but for this collection he took a...
All About the Om

All About the Om

June 21st is the International Day of Yoga, a United Nations-approved day celebrating the spiritual exercise that started in India more than 5,000 years ago but remains popular today. Millions of people twisted their bodies in complex positions in celebration of International Yoga Day. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined a crowd of 30,000 schoolchildren and residents...
Mumbai’s Galerie Isa to Debut Spanish Artists

Mumbai’s Galerie Isa to Debut Spanish Artists

Galerie Isa, founded by Ashwin Thadani, opened in Mumbai in 2011 as a gallery to exclusively exhibit international contemporary art in India. As a passionate collector of art, Ashwin Thadani started curating his own collection, which then inspired him to introduce global art to India. Each of the exhibitions at Galerie Isa are spread over...
Hrithik Roshan: An Inside Look

Hrithik Roshan: An Inside Look

India’s favorite Bollywood actor, Hrithik Roshan, has won six Filmfare awards, is cited as the most attractive male celebrity in India and is the brand ambassador for Rado. Roshan has been the face of the timepiece for the past six years and represents the new generation of brand ambassadors who associate with brands that are...
Amit Agarwal: Spearheading Initiatives at Amazon India

Amit Agarwal: Spearheading Initiatives at Amazon India

Amit Agarwal has been extending Amazon’s reach one vendor at a time. Starting his career as Jeff Bezos’ executive assistant, he now holds the title as Vice President and Country Manager for Amazon India. Ever since assuming the role, he has been on a critical mission to establish an extensive international foothold for Amazon after...