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Stories by Supriya DG

Here is a list of stories from our feature writer Supriya D G.

Fighting a war with words

ROOPA PAI, children’s author and Bangalore city enthusiast talks to SUPRIYA D.G. about her bestselling book ‘The Gita For Children’ and the relevance of the original text across time and borders. One might call Roopa Pai the quintessential […]

Professor Raghavendra Gadagkar: The world at his doorstep

“I think the wasps hold a mirror to us and allow us to reflect on our own society” – Professor Gadagkar in an interview with science writer Kaspar Mossman, June 24, 2009 PNAS. BY SUPRIYA D. G. Dr Raghavendra Gadagkar is well known […]

Eat your spoon and save the world

BY SUPRIYA D.G. Atlanta, GA, February 2, 2017: When Grade 1 students at Henderson Mill Elementary School, Atlanta, a ST

Pramila Jayapal: One woman’s journey to rewrite history
Washington State Senator Pramila Jayapal at a glance 2014 Incumbent from 37th Legislature *Running for US Congress from Washington’s 7th District *Endorsed by Bernie Sanders  *Founder & Director of One America, a pro-immigration […]

Anu Monga inducted into international education hall of fame
Atlanta, GA: Anu Monga, Head, Bangalore International School was inducted into the The Association for the Advancement of International Education (AAIE) Hall of Fame on the occasion of its 50th Anniversary in Atlanta in February […]

The Hybrid Forms of Aniruddhan Vasudevan

Aniruddhan Vasudevan has translated Perumal Murugan’s controversial novel ‘Maddhorubagan’ into English, as ‘One Part Woman’. He came out openly as gay in 2005 and was subsequently involved with the LGBT activism in Chennai. He has […]

Tale Trails

Telling stories has been a way of life world over from time immemorial. It is only appropriate that a story telling festival this August in Bangalore, was called “Under the Aladamara” literally translated as Under […]

Anu Vaidyanathan: India’s First Ironman Rides Past Stereotypes

Anu Vaidyanathan is India’s first athlete to compete in the Ironman triathlons and the first Asian to compete in the Ultraman triathlons. She recently completed RAGBRAI, a seven day ride of 468 miles, starting at the western border of Iowa […]

Vishakha Desai: Connecting Across Cultures

Vishakha Desai is currently special advisor for Global Affairs to Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger. She is also a professor of Practice at the School of International and Public Affairs. She served as the President and CEO of […]

The Queer Story Behind Lal Batti Express

Former Lieutenant Robin Chaurasiya is traveling to the United States in May with 13 girls from her non-profit organization to put up a performance about the lives of the daughters of commercial sex workers in India. Both Chaurasiya’s life […]

Emory Joins Indian & Global Institutions to Combat Chronic Diseases

At the launch of CCCC in New Delhi on April 7. L to R: Dr. Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Director, Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions, Dr. James Curran, Dean, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Dr. K. Srinath Reddy, President, […]

Sanjay Olivier Lafont: An Indophile rewrites mythology

There is an ah ha! moment as one connects Olivier Lafont’s name to his visage as the arrogant fiancé of Kareena Kapoor in the movie ’3 Idiots’. However, Lafont’s modest success in the […]

An Office in God’s Own Country

The introduction to ‘God’s Own Office’ begins with three-year-old Joseph returning home from church, only to realize that something is wrong. “I started shouting at everyone around me. How come all of you didn’t […]

GA State House Candidate Amreeta Regmi: New Voice, Fresh Ideas

Amreeta Regmi, Democratic candidate for Georgia State House District 95 talks tough about her political aspirations and her empathy with the residents she seeks to represent. Born in Kathmandu,Nepal, Regmi has a […]

Topping Charts the Kej Way

Ricky Kej with Wouter Kellerman. North Carolina born Ricky Kej is the first Indian to be No. 1 on the New Age Billboard! BY SUPRIYA DG Ricky Kej asserts that he is every bit of an Indian, having been brought up in Bangalore since he was […]

Cricket fever to afflict Americans soon!

Cricket is finding new life, and in a big way, in theU.S.This year, nearly 17 teams from across the country will compete for the American Cricket Champions Trophy. The tournament is already underway and will culminate in a […]

Rocking the Ecclesiastical Tradition

At first sight, she looks like any other woman of color, an immigrant, a stereotypical conjecture in the American imagination. The Reverend Winnie Varghese is both that, as well as an exception to the rule. She is the first […]

The Ingredients Matter: A Cookbook Guide To Healthy & Happy Eating

Book: The Ingredients Matter: India by Urmi M. Patel, Hina Balar & Shilpa P. Saxena M.D. Paperback: 120 pages, Publisher: TheIM, LLC (2013) Available at BY SUPRIYA D.G. Food! At once a source of comfort and […]

Vinita Deshmukh: From Journalism to Politics

 Well-known activist and multiple award winning journalist, Vinita Deshmukh, is Nav Bharat Democratic party’s candidate for Pune’s Lok Sabha constituency. The party boasts of a repertoire […]’s-fight-for-clean-politics/

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