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August 2010


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COVER STORY

NEW PIO SITE
The Government is finally working towards a commemorative site for PIOs in Kolkata

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OTHER ARTICLES

MAKING A DIFFERENCE 
GYIPS is set to make a difference to Indiaís interaction with the younger diaspora


LEAN AND EFFICIENT
The MOIA proves that small ministries can also deliver


MANGALORE REVISITED
A former pilot argues that there is nothing wrong with the airport


WORLD CLASS
An inside look at Delhiís new airport


MENTAL HEALTH
Reaching the masses


SPDC
A scholarship programme for diaspora students


A YOUNG INDIAN AMERICAN TAKES UP OPERA
Zeshan Bagewadi is a 22-year-old Indian American tenor pursuing a Masterís degree in voice performance and literature from Northwestern University in Illinois


STATE TALK
What states are saying about themselves


EDITOR'S DESK

In January 2009 we excitedly featured a story on the Bhowanipore Depot in Kolkata that was declared a heritage site by the West Bengal Heritage Commission. It was a site that should have been by now handed over to the PIO community for building a memorial to their ancestors. The PIO community spread across numbers about 15 million. But due to a legal hitch, the Bhowanipore depot project has not moved forward, and matters are now in court. 
 

OTHER ARTICLES

LET US NOT WASTE TIME CRITICIZING
Commonwealth Games


THE ENTERPRISE OF GURDIT SINGH
Excerpts from Kavita Sharmaís book on Indian migration to Canada


THE COOLIE MUTINY
Excerpts from Leela Gujadhur Sarupís new book


LONG ADVENTURE
Anudip Foundation shows how overseas Indians can make philanthropy work in India


LEND ME YOUR EARS
The story of an Indian American who heads a respected radio show


NRI CORNER
A comprehensive package covering overseas Indians


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