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September 22, 2012

Mindy Kaling on cover of New York magazine

New York: Indian-American actress, comedian, writer and producer Mindy Kaling graced the cover of the Sept. 17 issue of New York magazine. The 33-year-old spoke about her new series “The Mindy Project,” which airs on Fox beginning Sept. 25. Kaling plays Dr. Mindy Lahiri, a competent OB/GYN, disastrous but still hopeful at love. The debut this month will make Kaling one of the only women of color to be both the face of and the creative force behind a network TV show, the magazine said. “Every detail of…

AAHOA hosts winning Congressional Day and Capitol Hill reception

Atlanta: The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA), one of the leading forces in the hospitality industry, hosted its annual Congressional Day & Capitol Hill Reception on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The AAHOA delegation to Washington, D.C., which included more than 175 AAHOA leaders from throughout the United States, met with 135 Congressional offices to promote AAHOA legislative initiatives. The first legislative priority that the AAHOA delegates presented to members of Congress involved reauthorizing and…

Dr. Anita Bist’s book “Masala for Retirement” released

New York: Dr. Anita Bist announced the release of her book “Masala for Retirement: How to Add ZEST to the Rest of Your Life”. The author uses the Indian word “masala” which means spices, as a colorful metaphor for all the important life areas that make up a successful retirement lifestyle. “There are over 30 million Indians living abroad according to Census Bureaus worldwide,” says author Dr. Anita Bist. “In the United States alone, there are approximately 3 million NRIs. Also,…

Swami Bodhananda to give discourse on Gita

New York: The Saibaba temple, Flushing, Queens is organizing this weekend a program on the Bhagavad-Gita. Swami Bodhananda Saraswati, the spiritual founder-director of the Samboth Society, which is incorporated in the US, will give a discourse on Gita and answer queries of devotees with his engaging conversation laced with lively humor. He will also talk about applying the age-old tenets in the holy book to the modern-day context. The swami is popular both in the US and India, and wrote commentaries and spiritual work…

Vikram Seth’s new canvas: Spirits, poetry, calligraphic

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Art is a natural extension of novelist-poet Vikram Seth's literature. The writer says he likes to paint -- both in words and colours -- to create organic shapes with distinct calligraphic identities and poetic sensibilities. The author of "A Suitable Boy", who went public with his mastery over the intricate art of Chinese, Arabic and Devnagari calligraphy in his anthology of poetry, "The Rivered Earth" last year, unveiled three word paintings for Absolut Vodka's creative art…
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