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US Elections 2020: How Indian Americans have the power to swing the vote

2020-09-25T13:43:24+00:00September 25th, 2020|iGLOBAL, News & Views|

With just over a month until the 2020 US presidential elections to go, both the ruling Republican Party and the Opposition Democratic Party are fully revved up to woo voters. And for both rivals, the Indian American vote is set to prove more important than ever before.

Google Doodle celebrates Indian swimmer Arati Saha’s English Channel feat

2020-09-25T03:18:04+00:00September 24th, 2020|iGLOBAL, News & Views|

The Google Doodle for September 24 celebrates the 80th birthday of the trailblazing Indian swimmer Arati Saha. Illustrated by fellow Kolkata native and Google guest artist, Lavanya Naidu, the Doodle depicts the awe-inspiring 67 kilometres Saha covered from Cape Gris Nez in France to Sandgate in England on September 29, 1959.

Tattva Talks: Is it time we embraced holistic health?

2020-09-09T13:52:20+00:00September 4th, 2020|iGLOBAL, News & Views|

We all know that good food and activity form the bedrock of a healthy mind and body. Amid our global health crisis, many around the world are starting to awaken to the idea that holistic health must be a lifestyle choice, rather than a cure when it’s too late. Tattva asks the question: Have we created a society where we are too apathetic to take personal responsibility, or are we too comfortable with our access to a public healthcare system that will catch us if we fall?

A lesson of restraint from the Mahabharat with Nitish Bharadwaj

2020-09-10T06:54:33+00:00September 1st, 2020|iGLOBAL, News & Views|

“There are four categories of people,” according to Nitish Bharadwaj, who played the adoring role of Lord Krishna in B. R. Chopra’s 1988 ‘Mahabharat’ based on the ancient Indian epic. “The educated, the intelligent, the wise and the enlightened. Every educated man need not be intelligent, every intelligent man need not be wise, and every wise man need not be enlightened.”

Indian Independence Day 2020 celebrations take on a virtual hue

2020-09-09T11:54:02+00:00August 14th, 2020|iGLOBAL, News & Views|

Independence Day is celebrated on 15 August as a national holiday in India, commemorating the nation's independence from the UK on 15 August 1947. It marks the day when the provisions of the Indian Independence Act 1947 transferred legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly.