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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. […]

UCF Director Gives Keynote Address at Indian Conference

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Dr. M.C. Santana, College of Arts and Humanities, gave the keynote address at the conference “Media, Youth and Values” Holy Cross College, Tiruchirappalli, (Southeast) India on November 27-28, 2014.   Ceremony and protocol are imperative in India in events such as this one. The formality gave an air of rigorous welcoming to the pedagogical exchange […]

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UCF Director Gives Keynote Address at Indian Conference

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Dr. M.C. Santana, College of Arts and Humanities, gave the keynote address at the conference “Media, Youth and Values” Holy Cross College, Tiruchirappalli, (Southeast) India on November 27-28, 2014.   Ceremony and protocol are imperative in India in events such as this one. The formality gave an air of rigorous welcoming to the pedagogical exchange […]

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Deadly Blast on Pakistan's Border With India

A suicide blast near the Pakistan-India border killed at least 55 people and left more than 150 injured, according to local police (Al Jazeera). The blast took place in Wagah, the provincial capital of Punjab, at the end of a daily flag-lowering. A splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack (The […]

Kashmir: Civilians Flee as Border Clashes Continue

Gunfire and mortar shells across the India-and Pakistan-administered Kashmir have forced tens of thousands of villagers to flee their homes. At least 16 people have been killed since the conflict last Friday- nine of them Pakistani and seven of them Indian (BBC). TV broadcasts from both countries displayed images of homes destroyed by mortars and […]

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 […]

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 […]