Events and Festivals

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Durga Puja Wishes

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Durga Puja Today, Durga Puja starts. Kolkata is decked and ready for the excitement filled five days ahead. And in the rest of the world we celebrate as well. Peace and prosperity to all! I got my sons their puja... (Continue reading)

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Holi

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Tomorrow is Holi, the festival of colours. It is a popular Hindu festival celebrated mainly in India and also globally. Holi is celebrated on the full moon day in the month of Phalgun (Phalgun Purnima), which usually falls in the later... (Continue reading)

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Holi Finger Paints!

Finger paints! Thats the first thing that came to my mind when I thought of Holi in the US. I usually write about multi cultural activities for toddlers and kids, but recently festivals have been on my mind. What is... (Continue reading)

The Immigrant Diaries – Edition 7 – Venturing out

Here is the next edition of the ‘Immigrant Diaries’ – a serialised story of the adventures and adjustments of life on an H4 visa or that of a new immigrant in the US. It started with Ruchi’s semi-blind love marriage to... (Continue reading)

Personal is Political: South Asian Lens on Vibrant Love

Having been a close witness to the journey of Tasveer, a local grassroots film organization, I am thrilled that this family of courageous, independent film enthusiasts is demonstrating a marked evolution (and revolution) in presenting perspective through film. They are... (Continue reading)

Ratha Yatra Festival – the festivals of chariots

You know as a kid I used to love Ratha yatra. Back in Calcutta, sorry Kolkata we would each have our own special ‘raths’ or special multistoreyed chariots. We would occasionally get a new one but it would usually last... (Continue reading)

Newyear’s Eve in Atlanta

Hey–I am new to Atlanta..Has anybody been to Peach drop in Underground? Is it worth going in this chilly weather ?If so, where is a good parking area?Any other ideas…Let me know ..... (Continue reading)

Bronchitis symptoms

Chronic Bronchitis – Symptoms, Causes & Treatments What Is Chronic Bronchitis? Simply put, chronic bronchitis is a severe inflammation in the lungs. This can lead to a variety of symptomatic signs, but the most notorious symptom of bronchitis is the... (Continue reading)

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