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In conversation with Dr. Rajiv Bhateja – on US Economy and Business environment

Dr. Rajiv Bhateja grew up in Bangalore and went on to pursue his undergraduate course – Bachelors of Technology in Civil Engineering, from IIT Bombay. He came to the US in 1978.

He earned an MS and a PhD in Engineering and Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology and UC Berkeley, respectively. Over his career he has worked for 8 startups and a few established companies, retiring as VP of Engineering.

He now runs his own consulting business. In 2018, Rajiv co-founded “They See Blue” to help mobilize South Asians in US politics and help elect Democrats.

On the show, we talk about the US economy and business environment. Do tune in for sure – this Thursday, 3 December, on our Hindi Radio Show, Chat and Chai, MeraSangeet Gold at 7:00 AM , 11:00 AM , 1:00 PM , 3:00 PM , 5:00 PM , 7:00 PM , 9:00 PM , 11:00 PM – EST.

Eminent lawyer, Rajiv S Khanna, on Chat and Chai – topic – Post Election times

Today we talk to eminent lawyer, Rajiv S Khanna joining in from Washington DC….Today, we talk elections – the post election times and what could be the big changes after now and after January.

And do tune-in for the conversation, this Monday, 30 November, on our Hindi Radio Show, Chat and Chai, MeraSangeet Gold at 7:00 AM , 11:00 AM , 1:00 PM , 3:00 PM , 5:00 PM , 7:00 PM , 9:00 PM , 11:00 PM.

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In conversation with the founder of Turnout Nation, Mark Mullen, on the Georgia Elections

Mark Mullen, Founder, Turnout Nation joins in for a wonderful conversation with us.

Originally from Dallas, Texas, Mark Mullen lives in San Francisco. His lifelong work has focused on new ways to build and strengthen communities that value and promote civic engagement.

Turnout Nation is a community of people who take on the responsibility to help people to vote in a clear organized way.

After graduating from Wesleyan University, Connecticut, he lived in Tokyo, Malawi, Palestine and for many years in Tbilisi, Georgia ( near Chechnya). Here, he worked for NDI.org, started Transparency.ge, Orbeliani.net and Radarami.org. 

Mark enjoys swimming, books, taking walks with his kids – Join in the conversation for sure, Saturday, 28 November, on our Hindi Radio Show, Chat and Chai, on MeraSangeet Gold – 7:00AM, 11:00AM, 1:00PM, 3:00PM, 5:00PM,7:00 PM, 9:00 PM, 11:00PM – EST.

In Conversation with Abhi Rahman, Director of Strategic Communications at Texas Democratic Party

It was great to have a conversation with Abhi Rehman, Director of Strategic Communications at Texas Democratic Party. The conversation revolved around the Party’s take on: Climate change, COVID-19, Black lives matter, Immigration policies and the Economy.

Abhi’s message is loud and clear – Vote!! Do listen in to the entire conversation on MeraSangeet Gold at 3:00 PM , 5:00 PM , 7:00 PM , 9:00 PM, 11:00 PM EST and on MeraSangeet USA – 5:00 PM EST

So, our listeners in Texas – if you have an issue or any difficulty while casting your vote, or any concerns – just call 844-TX-VOTES – or visit https://www.texasdemocrats.org/my-texas-votes-2/

Indo-American Arts Council Presents Two-Part Diwali Concert

IAAC brings you a special two-part Indian Classical music series of four scintillating Ragas and Bhajans to light up your Diwali. Featuring Pt. Jayateerth Mevundi, doyen of the Kirana gharana, a stalwart amongst today’s young classical vocalists aptly described by AR Rahman as “the most electrifying Indian musician of the present era”. Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar calls him “an extremely tuneful singer”. In music circles he is popularly known as the ‘Next Bhimsen Joshi’. His impassioned Abhangas reflect his easy grace and versatility.

Save your dates: November 6 and 13, 2020, 9 PM EDT / 6PM PDT. For more information, visit https://iaac.us/

Talks: Erasing Borders Dance Festival 2020

In this series, we now bring to you a conversation with Divyaa Unni, an internationally recognized dancer, teacher and choreographer. She was crowned “Kalathilakam” in the annual state-wide youth festival conducted by the Government of Kerala in the year 1990 and 1992. Divyaa’s dance was featured in Doordarshan at the age of 6 and subsequently she presented dance recitals of Bharatanatyam, Mohiniyattam and folk dances every year from 1987 to 1994. Divyaa, has acted as a female lead in more than 50 movies, including Tamil, Kannada and Telegu movies.

Do listen in to this wonderful conversation with Divyaa Unni, this Saturday, 26 September, on our Hindi Radio Show, Chat and Chai, MeraSangeet Gold at 7:00 AM , 11:00 AM , 1:00 PM , 3:00 PM , 5:00 PM , 7:00 PM , 9:00 PM & 11:00 PM.

For more details about the  Indo – American Arts Council’s Erasing Borders Dance Festival 2020, and to get tickets, do visit https://iaac.us/ or https://iaac.us/erasing-borders-dance-festival-2020/.

In conversation with Nagendra Rao, Director at IAGB

We talk to Nagendra Rao, Director, India Association of Greater Boston – founded in 1962. He talks about the various initiatives and activities being conducted by the organisation at this point in time – towards the India Day Grand Finale on 15 August, 2020.

Nagendra Rao is a Director at IAGB and manages PR and Marketing at IAGB. He lives in Millbury, Mass with his wife and two children. In his full time job he works with Trigent Software as VP of Sales and Marketing.

Tune -in for the conversation, on our Hindi Radio Show, Chat and Chai on Saturday, 1 August, on MeraSangeet Gold at 7:00 AM , 11:00 AM , 1:00 PM , 3:00 PM , 5:00 PM , 7:00 PM , 9:00 PM , 11:00 PM. Also , do visit https://iagb.org/

In Conversation with the well known Indian Film Director, Amar Kaushik

We talk to the very well known Indian Film Director, Amar Kaushik, about his film Bala, released in India in November, 2019. We also talk to him about his journey – how did filmaking happen, of his growing up days and much more!!

Jio Studios & Maddock Films BALA, directed by Amar Kaushik and starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Bhumi Pednekar & Yami Gautam , has been chosen to be screened at the Lavazza Drive In Film Festival event on 31st July in Toronto, a unique festival meant to overcome the sense of isolation in the most safe environment of a Drive In. This happens to be the only Indian film representing India at this festival as one of the Countries hit by the pandemic together with countries like USA, Brazil, Italy, China, Russia, UK and France.

 Do tune-in for the conversation, today, 30 July, on our Hindi Radio Show, Chat and Chai, on MeraSangeet Gold at 1:00 PM , 3:00 PM , 5:00 PM , 7:00 PM , 9:00 PM , 11:00 PM.

Remembering Sushant Singh Rajput

2013, a brief telephonic interview, just before the release of your first movie….you seemed so full of dreams – so excited about your first film, “Kai Po Che”, how you talked about the great time you had shooting for the film….. many more movies and many more conversations, thereafter….
Its hard to believe what we hear and see now.. Sad day it is – RIP Sushant Singh Rajput…you will live on – in our prayers…in our hearts …in the wonderful projects that you were part of…RIP Sushant Singh Rajput….you have left a deep void …
For all our listeners, we go back in time – to the conversation – do hear it for sure, on our Hindi Radio Show, Chat and Chai, MeraSangeet Gold, this Monday, 15 June, at 7:00 AM , 11:00 AM , 1:00 PM , 3:00 PM , 5:00 PM , 7:00 PM , 9:00 PM , 11:00 PM.

Salute to the front liners – in conversation with Dr. Geetanjali Vasandani

Dr. Geetanjali Vasandani talks to us from Atlanta – the way she spent time in the front line – the way she coped up with her children residing in different States, the way the she and her husband are bonding with other family members & friends spread across continents … this and much much more…

Tune -in for the conversation, on our Hindi Radio Show, Chat and Chai on Saturday, 30 May, on MeraSangeet Gold at 7:00 AM , 11:00 AM , 1:00 PM , 3:00 PM , 5:00 PM , 7:00 PM , 9:00 PM , 11:00 PM.

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