Archive for October, 2008

This is the weekend that every Hindustani music lover in Austin has been waiting for since the beginning of Fall. The Indian Classical Music Circle of Austin (ICMCA) proudly presents the legend of Hindustani Shastriya Sangeet (North Indian Classical Music), Pandit Jasraj, on Saturday, November 1st.

Topic: Events | by on Oct 27

Dr. Biju Mathew, Associate Professor of Business at Rider University, will present a talk on the UT campus later this month. Dr. Mathew will discuss issues related to his widely acclaimed book Taxi!: Cabs and Capitalism in New York City. Come prepared for a lively discussion!

Topic: Events | by on Oct 21

If anyone believes for one second that Palin is breaking glass ceilings, they are in for quite a rude awakening.

Topic: Politics | by on Oct 8

In 1968 India refused to participate in the Nuclear Proliferation Treaty (NPT), stating that it would discriminate against non-nuclear weapons states. Shortly afterwards, on 18 May 1974, the nation tested a Plutonium bomb underground – a test which, said officials, was a peaceful one. Reactions in the international community were highly critical; India (together with […]

Topic: Politics | by on Oct 5

So what is it that sets Indian commercials apart? Take a journey through India’s greatest advertisements…

Topic: Arts | by on Oct 5

A Wednesday! is a solid, effective thriller that continues the trend of making fresh, new movies in Bollywood. This is a surprising shift from more typical crime thrillers that place too much importance on fast cars, beautiful women and cool sunglasses.

Topic: Arts | by on Oct 5

An evening with DJ Rekha.

Topic: Events | by on Oct 5

Woke up Sunday morning, in the paper I read, Bomb blasts in New Delhi, thirty are dead.

Topic: Arts, Fiction | by on Oct 5

Surprisingly, and rather discreetly, even the Indian football team made history, qualifying for the Asian Cup after a gap of 27 years.

Topic: Sports | by on Oct 5

The good do not become great overnight, for that all-important transition involves single-minded dedication and passion, and the right attitude to boot.

Topic: Sports | by on Oct 5