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The India Center Welcomes a New Fellow

Senior business journalist Sunitha Natti has been selected as a non-resident Fellow for The India Center in the College of Sciences at the University of Central Florida. Natti, who had worked as a special correspondent – and, later, as a senior assistant editor – for The New Indian Express from 2008-2016, is currently an independent writer and researcher on multiple projects. […]

Vogue Empower – Feminism Sells in India

While the male-dominant ideologies linked to the traditional Indian woman take over the majority of India, Vogue India’s Vogue Empower movement has initiated for more modern, gender equal and female-friendly media through advertisements (Vogue India). The movement has spread through social media outlets through #VogueEmpower in efforts to raise awareness about the oppression of women […]

Obama’s Visit to India on Republic Day

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama visited New Delhi on Monday as honorary guests for India’s 66th Republic Day parade. They attended the event as an acceptance to Prime Minister’s Modi invitation in effort to strengthen ties between the two countries (Washington Post). Republic Day is a holiday in India that celebrates the post-partition […]

Modi Launches Campaign to Address India’s Dwindling Number of Girls

After the United Nations has addressed it as a National Emergency, Prime Minister Modi addressed the nation about India’s shrinking female population. The ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ or Save the Daughter, Teach the Daughter campaign will be targeting the problems such gender equality, pre-birth gender section, and improving girls’ school attendance (Times of India).   Despite […]

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 […]

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:   […]