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India’s Economic Boom During Cricket World Cup

Cricket is the No. 1 sport in India by a wide margin. In fact, if you were to rank the popularity of sporting events in India, it would be something like this: (1) men's cricket; (2) boy's cricket; (3) women's cricket; (4) wheelchair cricket; and (5) monkeys trained to play cricket. It shouldn't be surprising, then, that the 2015 Cricket World Cup, being played in Australia and New Zealand, has given a huge boost to certain segments of the Indian economy. Many fans love to eat and drink while … Read More

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Never Too Old to Impress a Young Fan

My 8-year-old son, Rahul, can't get enough of the Beatles. He never tires of listening to their music, much to the dismay of his 11-year-old sister, Divya. She groans whenever he plays "Hey Jude," … Read More

State of the Onion

Obama Delivers ‘State of the Onion’ Address

In case you missed it, President Obama gave a great State of the Onion address on Jan. 20, 2015. Here is an excerpt: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: We … Read More

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How to Draw Muhammad

It has become apparent, following the deadly attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, that many people are unsure of the rules governing the depiction of Prophet Muhammad. The magazine, … Read More

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The Punjab-Georgia Farmer Exchange Program

The word spread quickly through the farming community in Georgia: thousands of Indian farmers, mostly from the northern state of Punjab, were heading to Georgia to buy large parcels of fertile … Read More


Letter to your child’s teacher

Both my daughters are in school –- Lekha in third grade and Divya in first grade –- so I know firsthand the challenges of being a parent of school-going kids. That’s why I’ve decided to create a form … Read More


Facing up to an addiction

The 76-year-old woman walked down the hallway of Clearview Addictions Clinic, searching for the right department. She passed signs for the “HeroinAddiction Department (HAD),” the “Smoking Addiction … Read More


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