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INDIAN F1 GRAND PRIX CIRCUIT GRANDSTAND, DELHI - Photo

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PATH TO PURANA QILA, DELHI - Photo

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WORLI SEA FACE, MUMBAI - Photo

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OLD MAN USING AN ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR ON A PUNE ROAD - Photo

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How to Deal with Disappointments and Frustrations by Joginder Singh

How to Deal with Disappointments and Frustrations

Joginder Singh

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Happiness and unhappiness as well as disappointments are a part of life. Others cannot handle our problems as well as our frustrations. We have to tackle them by ourselves. The approach, of each one of us, can be and is different to handling any impediment or a stumbling block....TO READ FURTHER CLICK HERE

JOGINDER SINGH, now a well known author and columnist for several National and State newspapers, joined the Indian Police Service in 1961, in his first attempt at the eligible age of 20. He has served in his Karnataka cadre and Government of India, in several capacities, including the last high profile job of Director, CBI, India. He has written several books including works on personal development.

KITE FLYING INTO A MUMBAI SUNSET - Photo

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STREET SIGN IN MUMBAI, INDIA - EVERYONE GOING AWAY FROM THE PLACE OF FUNCTION

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PURANA QILA IN DELHI WITH LIGHTING EFFECTS - Photo

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PURANA QILA IN DELHI WITH LIGHTING EFFECTS - Photos taken during the Delhi International Arts Festival - Photos from India - IdeaIndia.com Photo Library

INDIA’S TEMPLE TO CONSUMERISM: A SHOPPING MALL IN MUMBAI

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SILHOUETTE OF A KITE AT SUNSET

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MUMBAI SKYLINE AT HAJI ALI AT DUSK AS THE SUN SETS

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MUMBAI SKYLINE AT NIGHT

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'Voice of India' Passes Away: Partap Sharma

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Award-winning author and playwright, Partap Sharma passed away on 30 November 2011. Partap was a playwright, novelist [Days of the Turban] and author of six books for children: “The Surangini Tales”, “Dog Detective Ranjha”, “Top Dog”, “The Little Master of the Elephant”, “My Father’s Magic Briefcase” and “Songs for Zen”. His best known plays, A Touch of Brightness, Begum Sumroo, Sammy! and Zen Katha, have been staged in various countries. His books have been published in India, England, USA, France, Denmark, Holland and Canada. As an actor, he played the lead in five Hindi feature films and won the National Award in 197I for his performance in Phir Bhi. He has also played the role of Nehru in the film Nehru: Jewel of India. In the year 2003, he spent three months in China to take part, again as Nehru, in an international film titled Chou-en-lai in Bandung. He has directed a number of documentary films, including a historical series for Channel Four Television, London, titled The Raj T…

RETAIL THERAPY IN INDIA

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RETAIL THERAPY IN INDIA


The change by the Indian Government to allow 51% FDI in multi-brand retail is predicted by many to boost the Indian economy, reduce inflation and food prices. Indians will soon see the likes of Walmart and Tesco opening huge stores. What impact will this have on Indian agriculture and small retailers? Let's hope this is not shock therapy but benefits the consumer and farmers alike.

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INTERVIEW WITH DR. ASHOK KUMAR MALHOTRA

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INTERVIEW WITH DR. ASHOK KUMAR MALHOTRA

Author of

INSTANT NIRVANA
Americanization of Mysticism and Meditation

YOGA AND MEDITATION

SARTRE and YOGA

WISDOM OF THE TAO TE CHING
The Code of a Spiritual Warrior

GRANDPA CHOPRA’S STORIES FOR LIFE’S NOURISHMENT

Dr. Ashok Kumar Malhotra is Distinguished Teaching Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Oneonta. Teaching experience includes: Hinduism, Buddhism, and Taoism, Mysticism and Meditation in Indian and Chinese Traditions, Philosophy and Psychology of Yoga, Introduction to World Philosophy, Existentialism and Phenomenology, Philosophical Ideas in Imaginative Literature, Survey of World Religions, and Religions of India, China, and Japan. He has published 14 books and more than 50 articles on Indian, Chinese, Japanese and Comparative Philosophy and Religion. Recently, he is writing a series of books where he will be retelling 250 stories that he inherited from his grandpa while growing up in India. Calling them …

PIANO FOR SALE - eBook by Meher Pestonji

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PIANO FOR SALE
A Play




Meher Pestonji





EBOOK PUBLISHED BY AVAILABLE FROM HERE









Piano for Sale is a play set in contemporary Mumbai and revolves around two women. When Nina tries to sell her piano she discovers to her horror that the prospective buyer is her old friend Anita, who she hasn’t met for many years. When they meet they discuss their lives. Nina is single while Anita is married with children. As the conversation goes on, you discover why there is animosity and even hatred between the two women. Both were in love with the same man, Amit – who is now Anita’s husband! The truth that they thought they knew changes. Does Amit still have some connection with Nina?


The scene then changes to a time when Anita’s husband has died. Their lives have changed. Anita invites Nina over to her home to show her a letter written by Amit shortly before he died…his last letter…Why has Anita’s daughter gone abroad and has not speak to her father, Amit, for two years before he died?


What effect has this …

GRANDPA CHOPRA’S STORIES FOR LIFE’S NOURISHMENT - Short stories and tales by Ashok Malhotra

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GRANDPA CHOPRA’S STORIES FOR LIFE’S NOURISHMENT Ashok Kumar Malhotra EBOOK AVAILABLE FROM The Grandpa Chopra’s Stories for Life’s Nourishment is Ashok’s first volume of forty tales (short stories). This is a wonderful collection of short stories and tales for both adults and children. From the Preface:

“Grandpa Chopra was a bubbling fountain of tales and fables from all over the world. Like a bee, he had collected more than two hundred fifty stories from the cultural gardens of India, China, Afghanistan and Iran as well as from the books of the Arabian Nights, Buddhist Jataka and Hindu Panchtantra Tales, Aesop’s Fables, epics of Mahabharata and Ramayana as well as the Bible. Though he had been educated only up to high school, he could speak more than six languages and was fluent in English, Hindi, Pashto, Persian, Punjabi and Urdu.

I spent my childhood days and teenage years listening to his great stories and almost memorized many of them by heart.

This is the first volume of…

ECONOMIC GROWTH AND ACCESSION OF CHILD MALNUTRITION IN MUMBAI - eBook by Sanjay Rode

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ECONOMIC GROWTH AND ACCESSION OF CHILD MALNUTRITION IN MUMBAI



Sanjay Rode


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Mumbai city is a financial capital of India and it is contributing more in terms of tax and record maximum trade with other countries. Many headquarters of banks, stock exchanges and offices of multinational companies are located in the city. Mumbai city provides higher income through various business and employment opportunities to the population. Therefore, skilled and unskilled workers from all over the country migrate to the city. Skilled workers do not find any problem of housing and employment but unskilled workers have difficulty in finding jobs, housing. Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation provides water supply, sanitation, transport and health care. Such social infrastructure facilities are expected to improve the standard of living of the population in the city. Every year government of Maharashtra and Brihanmumbai Municipal …

MOFUSSIL NOTEBOOK: Poems of Small-Town India – Read Online for only US$ 1

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MOFUSSIL NOTEBOOK: Poems of Small-Town India

Smita Agarwal



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Like the epigraph couplet of the eighteenth century Urdu poet, Zauq, Smita Agarwal’s landscapes shift from Allahabad to Ladakh to Times Square and her emotions from playful (“My Bindi”) to stark (“Moving On”). She also experiments with form as in “Ghazal: Civil Lines”, “These Days” (the Hindi kavi sammelan) and the folk in “Binsar Barahmasa”. "Reading it is sheer delight" - Khushwant Singh - click here for his review

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Narrow Streets in Chandni Chowk, Delhi

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Narrow Streets in Chandni Chowk, Delhi- Photos from India - IdeaIndia.com Photo Library - Digital Content Publishing and Distribution @ IdeaIndia.com

Mumbai Skyline from Chowpatty Beach

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Mumbai Skyline from Chowpatty Beach - Photos from India - IdeaIndia.com Photo Library - Digital Content Publishing and Distribution

Delhi F1 Grand Prix

Video clip from the Delhi F1 Grand Prix Qualifiers - Indian Grand Prix - Motor racing in India

Whirling Dervishes in Delhi

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Short clip of Whirling Dervishes from Egypt performing at the Delhi International Arts Festival 2011 at the Purana Qila, Delhi - IdeaIndia.Com


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Photos from India by George Konkoly-Thege

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Photos from India by George Konkoly-Thege available from IdeaIndia.com Photo Library

Here are just some of the wonderful photos from his travels to India:






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GEORGE KONKOLY-THEGE: Freelance Photographer from Hungary whose work has been exhibited widely. He has travelled to many countries, including India and South Asia, and has an extensive catalogue of work. George is also an economist.

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HAPPY PEOPLE

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HAPPY PEOPLE - PHOTOS FROM INDIA - IDEAINDIA.COMPHOTO LIBRARY

Delhi's Festival of Lights

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As the sun sets over Delhi....

The Festival of Lights begin....


Diwali celebrations in Delhi - Photos from India - IDEAINDIA.COM Photo Library

Kite over Mumbai

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Kite over Haji Ali, Mumbai - Photos from India - from the IDEAINDIA.COM Photo Library

Parsi Zoroastrian Jashan Ceremony

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Crow Fest by the Sea

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FEEDING CROWS - eBook by Meher Pestonji

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FEEDING CROWS A Play for the Radio Meher Pestonji eBook available from IDEAINDIA.COM @ http://www.ideaindia.com/feeding-crows/p/1953/ Feeding Crows is play about the clash when modern life meets old traditional belief and custom in modern day Mumbai, India. A yuppie Parsi Zoroastrian couple, Farhad and Zenobia, more interested in their careers and ‘getting ahead’ in life, have an old, superstitious housemaid, Savitri. There is a battle of cultures and of wills. Meher has beautifully crafted this humorous play which brings to life a clash of modern city living versus traditional belief and superstition. Discover who is feeding the crows.... and why?
MEHER PESTONJI - Author – Freelance Journalist – Playwright - as a freelance journalist Meher Pestonji participated in the activist movements of her times – the campaign to change rape laws, the campaign for slum-dwellers housing rights, the struggle to create a better understanding of street-kids and their special needs.

The post-B…