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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





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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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Mumbai Skyline from Chowpatty Beach

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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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