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Jan 21st

2014

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Sardar Patel Award 2013 (Call for Submissions)

Sardar Patel Award 2013 Call for Submissions The UCLA Center for India and South Asia, and the Department of History, UCLA announce the Sardar Patel Award for the best dissertation submitted at any American university on the subject of modern India in 2013. The amount of the award is $10,000. 1.      The dissertation must be on […]

Jan 14th

2014

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Khobragade row: India must try good-cop, bad-cop approach with the US

Khobragade row: India must try good-cop, bad-cop approach with the US Read more at: http://www.firstpost.com/world/khobragade-row-india-must-try-good-cop-bad-cop-approach-with-the-us-1298757.html?utm_source=ref_article

Jan 9th

2014

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Apply for funding to learn a South Asian language this summer!

The South Asia Summer Language Institute (SASLI) based at the University of Wisconsin – Madison is offering intensive summer courses in the following South Asian languages: Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Pashto, Sanskrit, Sinhala, Tamil, Telugu, Tibetan, and Urdu. Applications for Summer 2014 are now being accepted for the following funding opportunities: FLAS (Foreign Language […]

Jan 6th

2014

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Best Wishes for 2014!

As we begin a new year, we at IndUS Forum wish to thank you for your ongoing involvement in mobilizing Indian Americans to be catalysts for meaningful change.   2013 has been a significant year of growth and we have much to celebrate with you. The past year has seen the establishment of the IndUS […]

Dec 31st

2013

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IndUS Forum’s Distinguished Speaker Prabhu Guptara is interviewed on WUCF

IndUS Forum’s Distinguished Speaker Prabhu Guptara is interviewed on WUCF TV’s award winning interview program hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winner and author John Bersia.  Professor Guptara discusses “what he sees behind many of the world’s problems; a struggle between an ethical system based on notions of fairness, justice and humanity, and one based on the contrary […]

Dec 31st

2013

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Political Sea Change?

Is there a sea change coming in Indian politics?  Millions of citizens lined up at polls in five states, but the most intriguing of all the races is taking place in Delhi.  The Aam Aadmi (Common Man) Party, birthed from the anti-corruption movement is vigorously contesting seats historically held by Congress and BJP.  Is this […]

Dec 11th

2013

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India Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Nelson Mandela

Indians around the world join in mourning the loss and in celebrating the life and contribution of Nelson Mandela. “Madiba” as he was known, serves as an example of how the message of freedom and the value of each individual can transform nations and the world for the better. President Pranab Mukherjee offers the following […]

Dec 9th

2013

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American scholar narrates how Ahmedabad’s sweeper caste was “morphed” into sewer caste over the decades

n a recent study, “Coprology and Caste: The Status of Sewerage in Ahmedabad, India”, an American scholar, Stephanie Tam of the Roberta Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies, Northwestern University, has said that Ahmedabad may be one of the earliest pioneers of sewerage system in the 19th century. But it has not only failed […]

Dec 4th

2013

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Political Sea Change and the role of non resident Indians:

Is there a sea change coming in Indian politics? Millions of citizens lined up at polls in five states, but the most intriguing of all the races is taking place in Delhi. The Aam Aadmi (Common Man) Party, birthed from the anti-corruption movement is vigorously contesting seats historically held by Congress and BJP. Is this […]

Dec 3rd

2013

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Is there Hope for India as One Nation?

“Is the concept of a single India nothing more than a hopeful fantasy. Diversity of ethnicity, religion, language, culture, tradition and history seem to pull India apart. Is there hope for “one” India or should the attempt be chalked up as a failed experiment and a new path be laid. CNN’s Fareed Zakaria addresses the […]

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