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6:45am

Wed July 9, 2014
Dispatches from Kolkata for 7/9/2014

Sandip Roy: Football!!

Argentina support
Sandip Roy

World Cup fever is infecting the entire world... including Kolkata, India!  

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6:45am

Wed July 2, 2014
Dispatches from Kolkata for 7/2/2014

Sandip Roy: Happy Birthday Burman

R.D. Burman

R.D. Burman would have turned 75 last week and Bollywood threw a great birthday bash. 

Sandip Roy and Kronos Quartet violinist David Harrington remember him.

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6:45am

Wed June 25, 2014
Dispatches from Kolkata 6/25/2014

One last ride, Ambassador

The classic Ambassador

 

Once if you owned a car in India, chances are it was an Ambassador car.  Rotund and roomy, it’s been described as a bowler hat on wheels – it could easily fit four adults, five kids, a dog, and some picnic hampers. It was the 'everyman car' and it's making into its last slow cruise around the block.

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6:45am

Wed June 18, 2014
Dispatches from Kolkata 6/18/2014

A Modi storm comes to Sunnyvale

Shubha Mudgal

In May 2014 Narendra Modi was elected the Prime Minister of India. His sweeping victory made for a watershed election in India. But unexpectedly the reverberations of that election are being felt all the way over in Sunnyvale, California.

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6:45am

Wed June 11, 2014
Dispatches from Kolkata 6/11/2014

Coolie Woman

When it comes to women going out by themselves in India, Gaiutra Bahadur comes from a family where the bar was set pretty high.

Bahadur's Grandmother was a "Coolie woman."  

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