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03/01/2017 at 08:15. Facebook
In the wake of the senseless killing of Srinivas Kuchibhotla we, at India Currents, strongly condemn the silence of President Donald Trump. He has tweeted about the Oscars, about the "failing" New York Times, missing the White House Correspondents' Dinner - but, not a single word about the hate crime that took the life of the Indian American engineer.

Amar, Akbar, Anthony - We are all the same - India Currents

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India Currents Magazine
02/27/2017 at 16:31. Facebook
An Indian writer once recounted a bus trip he had taken across America. The woman sitting next to him had asked what he was reading. Hemingway, he had replied. “Is it very good?” She had asked. The incident had highlighted for him the national character of America, he had said afterwards. For he could not envision taking a bus trip across India and being asked if Tagore was any good. The...
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The un-American American - India Currents

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02/27/2017 at 02:48. Facebook
Live with the amazing Kim Rene Nalley. Enjoy her powerful, 3½ octave range and scatting, at the San Jose winter Jazz fest!
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02/25/2017 at 16:29. Facebook
"I only thought I would meet Indians if there was a war, if the Indians came in to kill us. But the Indian I met was a human being, just like me."

After epiphany in U.S., woman forges peace among Indian and Pakistani youth

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02/24/2017 at 16:28. Facebook
Dressed in a salwar kameez, I twirled and danced inside my room. I loved my long red tunic, the loose flowing pants and the sweeping scarf looped around my neck. But on the playground I soon discovered that my classmates didn’t find my outfit quite so lovely. A trip to the bathroom and a game or two of hopscotch led to sneering and sidelong glances. Barely concealed giggles and mocking...
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02/23/2017 at 15:27. Facebook
One evening in the first week of December, Kalpana was standing in line at Prithvi Theater in Mumbai’s Juhu suburb when she struck up a conversation with a stranger waiting behind her. By the time they finished exchanging details about their lives, she had offered to lead Kalpana on a tree walk to see Hiranandani gardens.

Under The Peepal Tree - India Currents

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02/22/2017 at 21:13. Facebook
At 57, this Indian grandmother made lifestyle changes that gave her a new lease on life.

A New Lease of Life - India Currents

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Jawaharlal Nehru was known for many things but what was not known was that his oration could make for a jazz composition. More specifically, his famous “Tryst With Destiny” speech, delivered on the eve of India’s independence.

Videos: Nehru has a tryst with the Grammies via this jazz composition set to his famous speech

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Saris and skateboards - meet the Bangalore group smashing stereotypes in India.
Indian technology services companies responding in earnest to President Donald Trump's "Hire American" rhetoric are facing a problem they can't fix on their own: A dearth of local tech talent on US campuses.

Why 'hire American' is a bigger issue for IT companies than H-1B visa restrictions | Gadgets Now

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Indian Institutes of Technology were ranked fourth for educating students who went on to create billion-dollars startups.

Unicorn Nursery: Outside the U.S., India’s IIT Produces the Most Billion-Dollar Startup Founders

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India's historic leap into space exploration with the successful launch of a record 104 satellites by Isro's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) in a single mission.

Isro sets history, launches 104 satellites in one go - Times of India

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A US-born Nasa scientist of Indian-origin was detained by US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) authorities on his return to America from a trip to Chile and pressured into unlocking his phone.

Indian-origin Nasa scientist detained at US border, phone confiscated - Times of India

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When Sam Lyon fled with his family he was sheltered by a #Sikh temple in
Sacramento. His experience gave him new insight into President Trump's travel ban.

Trump supporter evacuated from Oroville dam: 'I feel like a refugee'

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A special drum roll for #India at the 59th Grammy Awards. Leading tabla exponent Sandeep Das snapped up a stunning solo trophy and Hyderabad-born Abhiman Kaushal, the featured percussionist in the album "White Sun II."

Grammy glory for two Indian tabla artistes - Times of India

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AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala suffered a major jolt with the Supreme Court upholding the trial court's judgment convicting her in the 21-year-old disproportionate case against her. With this, Sasikala stands disqualified to take over as Tamil Nadu chief minister.

Sasikala convicted in DA case, she must serve remaining jail term, rules Supreme Court

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