Our kudos go to Rishi Nair of Seffner (Tampa Bay area) for taking top honors at the 2016 National Geographic Bee. Also, to Dr. A.K. Pillai of Tampa for winning the 63rd Indian National Film Award in the category of “Environment Conservation/Preservation” for his movie “Valiya Chirakulla Pakshikal” (Birds with large wings). Do check out a sumptuous recipe in our cookbook review of Madhur Jaffrey’s “Vegetarian India.” And an in-depth profile of Bharathanatyam teacher Geetha Karkera of Orlando was long overdue.
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