Humour & Wisdom
Resources on India
India reborn — Miniseries by CBC airing on Sept 21 & 22, 2008
A Passage to Indiaa newspaper article
Akshardham Complex, New Delhi — slide show & video
Astronomical Dating of the RamayanArticle
Western Values Eastern ChallengesLecture by NR Narayana Murthy
Mahatma—Life of Gandhi (14 Parts) — Videos
IIT on CBS 60 Minutes — Video
Akshardham, Real Wonder of the world — Video
Jan Gan Man...National Song of India — Video
Microsoft to set up 50,000 Internet Kiosks in India
Mission 2007 — Every Village a Knowledge Centre
Videos about India on ABC TV — Videos
India—Truth alone triumphsslide show
Developed India — Dr. APJ Abdul Kalaam's Speech — Speech
 

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Resources on India

* INDIA REBORN TELLS THE STORY OF A COUNTRY RICH IN HISTORY, PEOPLE AND RESOURCES ON COURSE TO BECOME ONE OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST POWERS
Miniseries begins Sunday, Sept. 21, at 8 p.m., on CBC-TV
* A passage to India, or a slow boat to China? At last, Stephen Harper's government might be making the right choice. ... by David Harris, Citizen Special
* Akshardham Complex, New Delhi After 5 years of non-stop, round-the-clock construction, the massive and awesome Akshardham Temple Monument to World Peace was inaugurated in New Delhi recently... see a slide show and a short video
* Astronomical Dating of the Ramayan By Dr. P.V.Vartak Following are the dates of few events from the Ramayana: Rama's Birth Date 4th December 7323 B.C, Rama-Seeta Married 7th April 7307 B.C ... more details
* Western Values and Eastern Challenges Excerpts from a lecture delivered by NR Narayana Murthy, Chairmain of Infosys Technologies Ltd., at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, New Delhi, India on October 1st, 2002
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MAHATMA—Life of Gandhi (1869 - 1948 in 14 Parts):The Gandhi National Memorial Fund (www.gandhiserve.org) Videos (on Google Video ... No Google Video Player? Install it.)

Mahatma — Life of Gandhi Thumbnails
Total Video Length 5h 9m 7s
1869-1892, Part 1 of 14 — 13 min 28 sec — Jan 26, 2006
1893-1914, Part 2 of 14 — 32 min 25 sec — Jan 30, 2006
1915-1921, Part 3 of 14 — 19 min 37 sec — Jan 31, 2006
1921-1928, Part 4 of 14 — 20 min 11 sec — Jan 31, 2006
1928-1931, Part 5 of 14 — 37 min 23 sec — Jan 31, 2006
1931, Part 6 of 14 — 7 min 21 sec — Jan 31, 2006
1931-1932, Part 7 of 14 — 42 min 12 sec — Jan 31, 2006
1932-1934, Part 8 of 14 — 9 min 3 sec — Jan 31, 2006
1934-1938, Part 9 of 14 — 20 min 33 sec — Jan 31, 2006
1939-1944, Part 10 of 14 — 30 min 20 sec — Jan 31, 2006
1944-1946, Part 11 of 14 — 20 min 16 sec — Jan 31, 2006
1946-1947, Part 12 of 14 — 19 min 1 sec — Jan 31, 2006
1947-1948, Part 13 of 14 — 19 min 47 sec — Jan 31, 2006
30 Jan 1948, Part 14 of 14 — 17 min 30 sec — Jan 31, 2006
* IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) on CBS 60 Minutes
13 min 11 sec - June 22, 2003) Video (on Google Video ... No Google Video Player? Install it.)
* Akshardham, Real Wonder of the world, India — Introduction of Akshardham - Swaminarayan (1 min 13 sec - Feb 10, 2006 ) Video (on Google Video ... No Google Video Player? Install it.)
* Jana gana mana ... National Song of India (6 min 41 sec - Feb 2, 2005)Video (on Google Video ... No Google Video Player? Install it.)
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Microsoft to set up 50,000 Internet kiosks in India: Microsoft has announced a new programme in India, called Saksham [A Public-private Initiative to Energize the Rural Economy through ICT (Information and Communication Technology) — Rural Computing in India], that aims to set up Internet kiosks that offer localized content and applications.

The program's focus is rural India, where 70 percent of the country's population lives.

Microsoft plans to have 50,000 kiosks, which will be provided to local entrepreneurs through bank financing, across India in the next three years.

* Mission 2007- Every Village a Knowledge Centre — “Achieving sustainable human security is a priority task. This will call for harmony with nature and with each other. Knowledge connectivity within and among countries will help to achieve this goal. This is why we should make 'Mission 2007: Every Village Knowledge Centre' a success.” Prof. M S Swaminathan, Chairman, National Alliance on ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) for Basic Human Needs
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Videos about India on ABC Television:

The Rise of India [7m 15 s] — What will India's innovation and booming economy mean for Americans?
http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=1674437

India: America's Switchboard [6m 25 s] — India is fast becoming the back office of the world
http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=1679753

 

* India — Truth Alone Triumphs (PowerPoint Slide Show — Open by Powerpoint Viewer, or download. CAUTION: 4MB file, slow to download on a dial-up connection)
* President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalaam's speech in Hyderabad — Developed India [Download the PDF file — Right click, and select 'Save As']