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Significance of Karwa Chauth

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Share it now!Karwa Chauth is a one-day festival celebrated by Hindu women in northern and western India. The day is especially auspicious for married women, who mark the event by fasting from sunrise to moonrise in order to pray for … Continue reading

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Twelve year old teacher goes to India

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Share it now!Teaching is one of my passions. My name is Manika Bhatia. I am a 12 year old girl, studying in 7th grade at North Gwinnett middle school in suburbs of Atlanta. I enjoy playing basketball, swimming, volunteering with kids, … Continue reading

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Benefits of spices on the human body

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What to eat at Holi?

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Share it now!The festival of Holi is celebrated once a year during spring time in India. It has a strong mythological, cultural and social significance. It is a day when people of all ages, religions and backgrounds come together to play with dry and wet … Continue reading

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Five Tips for having a positive travel experience

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Share it now!Traveling abroad to a foreign country where you don’t know the language or the culture can be quite daunting. You are probably going to ask your friends or read a few travel books before you hop on the … Continue reading

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How to make Tandoori chicken without a tandoor

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Share it now!Tandoori Chicken is one of the most popular dishes from northern India. It is grilled chicken rubbed with a blended spice marinade, identifiable by its red coloring. Tandoori is Indian style of BBQ. The marinade has garlic, salt, … Continue reading

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Celebrating Christmas in India

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Share it now!I grew up as a Catholic in a country where less than 1% of the population is Christian. In the city of Chandigarh in northern India, ours was among the handful of Christian families. Even though Christmas was … Continue reading

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Thandai at the Taste of Atlanta

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Share it now!Taste of Atlanta got a special treat from India today. As part of the “Spice of Life” segment at the “Inside the Food Studio” stage, I talked about different spices and their benefits, and share with participants a … Continue reading

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Your culture can save your economy

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Share it now!We tend to undermine the role of cultures in building stronger economies. But the fact is culture leads to tourism, tourism brings in jobs, and jobs build economies. Destinations that have a rich heritage and preserve their culture … Continue reading

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Curry Masala

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Share it now!Curry Masala is the only Indian restaurant in Rapid City. “Someone has to serve the vegans, vegetarians and gluten and dairy allergic people” says Al, who is doing the community a service as well as running a successful … Continue reading

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