MAY 2009 - This week on KavitaChhibber.com
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Breaking News 4/16/2009:

Court rejects Troy Davis’ appeal (AJC)

** Global Day of Action for Troy Davis **

** NEW ** Global Day of Action (San Francisco)

** NEW ** Decision Day Near In Troy Davis Case (Michael E Ross)

** NEW ** Eric Holder should reconsider Troy Davis case (Michael E Ross)

Where is the Outrage? (Pete Randall)

The latest letter from Troy’s sister Martina Correia

Efforts Double to Stop Execution


** NEW ** Attorney Scott Greenfield’s latest commentary: "Troy Davis: Bowing to the Streamlined Apple"

Cover Feature:


Between Life and Execution: The Troy Anthony Davis story - Kavita shares Troy’s story, an interview with him and her meeting him in jail.

Read Kavita’s Exclusive Interview with Troy Davis

Lock ‘em up, break em down - Gautam Narula’s poem against capital punishment, dedicated to Troy Anthony Davis

NEW 4/16/2009:
Court rejects Troy Davis’ appeal (AJC)

Troy’s case subject of International Human Rights Competition

TROY ANTHONY DAVIS NAMED 2008’S PERSON OF THE YEAR BY SUNDAY PAPER

2008 People of Impact: Martina Correia the Crusader


Just for Laughs:


** NEW ** Nishita C Narula’s hilarious chronicle of her first-ever Easter egg hunt.


Arts:


Dr. Hassan Azad examines the harmonium, sarangi and tanpura in the context of Indian classical music.



Cover Story:

** NEW **
"Passing Through:
Visiting Troy Davis’s hometown with Martina Correia". Troy's sister Martina gives a tour of historic Savannah and the controversial crime scenes.


Moments with the Maestro: Ravi Shankar Turns 89


A KavitaChhibber.com Special Feature celebrating 89 years of music and memories in honor of Pandit Ravi Shankar’s birthday - April 7, 2009.

Business and Technology:


** NEW ** Vivek Wadhwa believes startups create jobs, not bailouts.

** NEW ** Suresh K Sharma discusses the new challenges of business leadership for Generation X


** NEW ** Matt Welsh looks at the possibility of government-enforced bankruptcy as applied to GM and Chrysler


Anoushka:


** NEW ** Anoushka Shankar shares some of her favorite albums.


Legal Column:


** NEW ** Attorney Scott Greenfield’s latest commentary: "Troy Davis: Bowing to the Streamlined Apple"


March 2009 Issue

February 2009 Issue

January 2009 Issue

December 2008 Issue Index

Highlights from previous issues.


Featured Writing:

** NEW ** Gotham Chopra on the plights of American journalists Roxanne Saberi, Euna Lee and Laura Ling and what we can do to help.

Viewpoint:


** NEW ** Partha Banerjee’s take on India’s parliamentary elections.


** NEW ** Huzaima Bukhari & Dr. Ikramul Haq examine leadership apathy in "State of Brazenness"


Words of Wisdom:

** NEW ** Ma Karunamayi explains why all true Gurus are one.

** NEW ** Desh Kapoor examines Intention, Consciousness and the New Science


Maestro’s Column:

** NEW ** Sarod Maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan reflects on the ability of music to appeal beyond borders.


Shekhar:


** NEW ** Director Shekhar Kapur questions the negative effects of electioneering on India’s political process.


Fiction:


** NEW ** Sudhir Das Kapahi’s poem "Betrayal"


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 News and Previews:


Join Dr Deepak Chopra’s noble initiative: I take a Vow - Nonviolence in Thought, Speech and
Actions.

Medha Patkar; moving people with the People’s Movement story! - by Viren Mayani

Judy Chu to Receive Dalip Singh Saund Award; Joseph Persichini to Receive SALDEF Public Service Award

SAI and HEARTS HEALTH FAIR RECEIVES A HUGE RESPONSE - Text and Photo by Mahadev Desai

India’s Chief Justice pays homage to Atlanta’s Gandhi Statue Delivers closing remarks at King Center

Chief Justice of India Visits BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir - Atlanta

Faith and Community Organizations Energized by President Obama’s Call for Immigration Reform in 2009

SOUTH ASIAN ORGANIZATIONS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS GATHER IN WASHINGTON DC TO PARTICIPATE IN CONGRESSIONAL AND AGENCY MEETINGS, AND TO STRATEGIZE FOR POLICY CHANGE

What’s happened and previews of coming attractions 


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