Tag Archives: India

Top Indian Official Convicted of Corruption

  An Indian court has found the top elected official of the southern state of Tamil Nadu, Jayalalithaa Jayaram, guilty of corruption. Jayaram will be forced to step down from office and sentenced to four years in prison on Saturday (The New York Times). The case against Jayaram was filed nearly 20 years ago in […]

Vivek J. Tiwary: Defying Expectations

Author, award- winning producer, and chief executive officer Vivek J. Tiwary spoke to an audience of close to100 people Thursday, September 4, 2014, at the University of Central Florida (UCF). Tiwary’s presentation gave insight into his accomplishments within the entertainment industry as a person of Indian origin. Beginning his lecture with “So a gay, Jew […]

Vivek J. Tiwary: Defying Expectations

Author, award- winning producer, and chief executive officer Vivek J. Tiwary spoke to an audience of close to100 people Thursday, September 4, 2014, at the University of Central Florida (UCF). Tiwary’s presentation gave insight into his accomplishments within the entertainment industry as a person of Indian origin. Beginning his lecture with “So a gay, Jew […]

India's Giant Interplanetary Leap to Mars

After more than 300 days, India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has entered the gravitational sphere of Mars. “Mangalyaan”, as it is affectionately referred to, lifted off into space on November 5, 2014 (Aljazeera). If the mission succeeds, India will become the fourth country in the world to conduct a successful mission to Mars. MOM is […]

India's Giant Interplanetary Leap to Mars

After more than 300 days, India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has entered the gravitational sphere of Mars. “Mangalyaan”, as it is affectionately referred to, lifted off into space on November 5, 2014 (Aljazeera). If the mission succeeds, India will become the fourth country in the world to conduct a successful mission to Mars. MOM is […]

China's Xi Jinping Signs Landmark Deals on India Visit

India and China have signed 12 agreements in Delhi in hopes of mending relations between the two countries, which have long shared a border dispute. Xi Jinping is the first Chinese president to visit India in eight years. Talks came as India accused China of recent territorial incursions by Chinese troops in the disputed Ladakh […]

China's Xi Jinping Signs Landmark Deals on India Visit

India and China have signed 12 agreements in Delhi in hopes of mending relations between the two countries, which have long shared a border dispute. Xi Jinping is the first Chinese president to visit India in eight years. Talks came as India accused China of recent territorial incursions by Chinese troops in the disputed Ladakh […]

The Festival of Chariots Rides Through UCF

On Friday September 5, 2014, the Festival of Chariots rode though the University of Central Florida’s campus starting at the CFE Arena and ending at the Student Union. The Festival featured a beautifully colorful chariot procession followed by a music and dance fest.   According to the festival’s website, the Festival of Chariots is:   […]