Monthly Archives: November 2013

Satyagrah: The Opera – Alan Oak plays Gandhi

Legendary composer Philip Glass’s universally acclaimed Sanskrit opera Satyagraha is another milestone in Mahatma Gandhi‘s global legend. This critically acclaimed opera is creating waves in London. To help the foreign audience, the English translation of Sanskritised libretto appears on the corrugated iron backdrop that is imaginatively used to portray the…

Dandi Salt March: An eyewinteness account

Sumangal Prakash, a disciple of Mahatma Gandhi, tells the true story of the epic Salt March NRI Radio, NRIfm.com presents the only surviving eyewitness account of Mahatma Gandhi’s historic Salt March also known as Dandi March. When Mahatma Gandhi (a lot of people spell his name as Ghandi) called Indians to break…

Sachin Tendulkar’s First Media Interview: England Tour 1990

Sachin Tendulkar

Though Indian cricket team’s 1990 England tour was dominated by the experienced stars like Muhammad Azharuddin, Kapil Dev, Dilip Vengsarkar, the 17-year-old Sachin Tendulkar was treated as the baby of the team. He had a disappointing start scoring just 10 and 27 in the first Lords Test. But in the…

Narayan Hrudayalaya wins the 2013 FT ArcelorMittal Business award

Bangalore based hospital group Narayana Hrudayalaya was given the 2013 FT ArcelorMittal Boldness in Business award for ‘Corporate Responsibility’ to create an ‘innovative financial model for helping ordinary Indians access vital medical services’. NRIfm presents an exclusive interview with Dr Devi Shetty who set up this remarkable national institution.      

Sir Sayed Ahmed Day in London

Sir Syed Foundation London and the  Aligarh Muslim University Alumni Association (UK)  organised a penal discussion on Sir Syed Day Celebrations on Friday 18 October 2013. In this video Dr Hilal Fareed talks to three emminent historrians, Professor Francis Robinson (UK), Professor David Lelyveld (USA) and Professor Mushirul Hasan (India)…