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Articles Published in April, 2007

April 2007

Visa Dates

India Currents Turns 20

Evolution of an eight-page black-and-white entertainment guide into a full-fledged color magazine in two print editions and an online edition.

Let Kids Be Kids

Last summer, when my 6-year-old son took swimming lessons, I became friendly with another Indian mother. We spent time chatting ...


THE OPERATIVE WORD IS “GO” We can always count on you for courage, Arvind Kumar. Thank you for your editorial ...

Poignantly Authentic

The star of The Namesake is filmmaker Mira Nair, who has herself made the journey from Calcutta to New York, and is privy to the pain, pleasures, and pathos of the first-generation immigrant, and has created a film that is touchingly genuine.By Jessi Kaur

Instant Karma

In Karma and Other Stories, Rishi Reddi’s immigrant characters face the classic issues of home and identity, but the resolutions of their dilemmas are novel and refreshing

Uniting Desi Writers and Readers

How DesiLit came to be—a chat with author and founder Mary Anne Mohanraj.


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Small Hands


Public-school vs. private-school education—a close look at two schools raises questions about how the students are being served.
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