First Acquisition of a Hollywood Media company by a Bollywood Company

Our past stories on angle featured large capital infusions in to big Hollywood names like Spielberg, Clooney, Pitt etc. Today’s story is small but strategic.The Times of India reports that, Valuable Group, a privately held media house, has acquired Hollywood-based media company MovieBeam. MovieBeam specializes in video-on-demand services, telecasting movies using wireless technology into customers’…

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The Greatest Publishing Project of Recent Years – Conceived and Implemented in America

I would hazard a guess that every notable scholarly pursuit in American history began at Harvard. This may be my naiveté or the pain of having paid four years of full Harvard tuition. The formal study of Sanskrut began in America at Harvard in 1872, when, as the Harvard website says, “James Bradstreet Greenough, a…

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From the Tang Dynasty in 5th century CE to 21st Century Beijing – A Tradition of Sanskrut Scholarship

During his recent visit to China, Pranab Mukherjee, the External Affairs Minister of India, handed over the prestigious Padma Bhushan certificate and medallion to eminent Sanskrit scholar and Indologist, Ji Xianlin, who translated the great Indian epic, Ramayan in the 1960s. The award for the 97-year old Ji had been announced on January 26, 2008, the…

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