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Daily EDITION : News from INDIA New England | Wednesday, December 29, 2015

A must read book for Asian women: The Watercolor of Life by Winchester’s Ratna Dalal

WINCHESTER, MA—Ratna Dalal has found a niche. Her first book, The Water Color of Life, is a contemporary fiction, with a dozen short stories set in India and the United States. It addresses four issues: human passions, globalization, women’s issues and the contrast between East and West. Read More

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Sampada Pulekar Joins Margulies Perruzzi Architects

BOSTON – Architectural designer Sampada Pulekar has joined Margulies Perruzzi Architects (MPA), one of Boston’s innovative architectural and interior design firms. Read More

Gujarati writer Raghuveer Chaudhary wins Jnanpith Award

NEW DELHI-- Noted Gujarati writer Raghuveer Chaudhary has been selected for the 51st Jnanpith award for his contribution to Indian literature, it was announced on Tuesday. Read More

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Zuckerberg fuels Free Basics vs net neutrality debate in India

NEW DELHI-- First splashy full page ads in major Indian newspapers and now a personal piece by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a leading English daily defending Free Basics, the war over "free" or “selective” internet services for the poor and net neutrality has entered a new phase. Read More

Want to stick to New Year's resolution? Keep it secret

NEW YORK-- All geared up for the New Year bash and ready to declare your resolution? Just hold on. New research has found that the secret to a successful New Year's resolution may lie in, well, keeping it a secret or at best asking yourself a question. Read More

Karnataka global investors meet to focus on women entrepreneurs

BENGALURU--The Karnataka government's ensuing Global Investors Meet (GIM) here on February 3-5 would focus on promoting women entrepreneurs in the state, an official said on Monday.

"For the fist time in a GIM, a session on promoting women entrepreneurship in the state will be held on February 4. They will also be given a centre-stage platform to connect... Read More

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Only Kerala five star hotel bars can serve liquor: Supreme Court

NEW DELHI–Tipplers in Kerala were left wringing their hands in despair as the Supreme Court upheld the state policy to restrict service and consumption of liquor at bars in five star hotels only — a verdict that was hailed by the Oommen Chandy government. Read More

Fulfilled filmmaking dream with husband's help: Gitanjali

CHENNAI-- Debut director Gitanjali says had it not been for her filmmaker and husband Selvaraghavan's constant motivation and support, she could not have been given her prolonged desire to wield the megaphone. Read More

Dreamgirl's dream of dance academy fulfilled

MUMBAI--Bollywood's eternal 'Dreamgirl' Hema Malini's dream of setting up a dance academy has finally been fulfilled.

The Maharashtra government has allotted the BJP Lok Sabha member a 2,000 square metre plot in the upmarket Andheri West suburb to set up an academy and ultimately a full-fledge cultural complex. Read More

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Controversial Chinese Tagore translation taken off from shelves

BEIJING-- A Chinese translation of "Stray Birds", a collection of poems by Indian Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, has been withdrawn after it spawned huge controversy, the media reported on Monday.

Tagore's "Stray Birds" has long been deemed as a work of elegance and wisdom by its Chinese fans. But the new translation by famous Chinese writer Feng Tang has shocked readers with racy translations and sexual innuendos that are often misinterpreted, Xinhua news agency reported.

Feng Tang, 44, is an author most known for a series of provocative novels about life... Read More

Tamil films that wowed audiences in 2015

By Haricharan Pudipeddi
CHENNAI-- Of the over 200 Tamil films released this year, there were a few that may not have necessarily created an impact at the box office but they appealed to a mixed audience with their unique storylines, talent and formats. Read More

Modi Inspires Menswear Fashion and Style in 2015

By Natalia Ningthoujam
NEW DELHI-- Prime Minister Narendra Modi's sartorial taste continued to create waves as multiple designers made a splash in the growing segment of menswear and 2015 turned out to be a year for the style-conscious male to rejoice.

Modi's style statements - from the US to China - have been inspiring many men, says designer Troy Costa, who was roped in to create some outfits for the PM last year.

"He's a leader. People are getting inspired by what he is wearing. He has started a trend of his own," Costa told IANS, referring to Modi's jackets which he has made popular globally... Read More

Opinion: A transformational India needs to overhaul its education system

By Amit Dasgupta
MUMBAI--The emergence of a knowledge-driven society demonstrated that everything can and must change and that the process is a continuous search for better solutions. Indeed, new scientific discoveries and technological innovations have become an integral part of our everyday biography. Objects we had grown accustomed to have been replaced by... Read More


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