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India's higher education: How to unleash a $10+ trillion opportunity

Tuesday, May 2, 6 pm
219 Phillips Hall

Education is the key to unleashing the potential of India's 1.3 billion people. As India embarks on a journey to improve higher education, author, entrepreuneur and activist Shail Kumar highlights the key areas of our concern today and how can our nation unleash the $ 10+ trillion opportunity in higher education. Shail Kumar took time off from his high flying career to do extensive research on higher education. The outcome was the book `Building Golden India: How to unleash India’s vast...

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Art of India 2017

Sunday, Apr 16, 3:30 pm
Klarman Hall

Art of India is the annual cultural festival organized by the Cornell India Association and SPICMACAY. We bring the best of Indian performance art and culture to the shores of Ithaca.  Join us for an exciting evening filled with music, art and dance, topped off with seasonal cuisines from all corners of India. Participate in workshops and create unique decorative pieces to keep as souvenirs. For more details, check out our Facebook event page. Our Early Bird tickets are sold out! Next...

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Movie Screening: Jolly LLB 2

Sunday, Mar 19, 5 pm
Cornell Cinema, Williard Straight Hall

Cornell India Association and Cornell Cinema presents screening of a rousing tale embellished by star power -- JOLLY LLB 2 which goes bravely where few films go these days: send across a message which doesn't feel forced about gender equality, religious amity and probity in legal profession. Come at 5pm for samosas & chai; film will start at 5:30pm. Ticket price will be $5.50 for everyone. Please RSVP on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/609929562535544/ Synopsis...

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Board Game Night

Saturday, Feb 11, 8 pm
Big Red Barn

India Association welcomes you all by presenting it’s first event of the semester, Board Games Night!

What better way to catch up with people and meet new people as well! Come join us for an exciting evening with plenty of board games including Monopoly, Settlers of Catan, Ticket to ride, Mahjong, Arkham Horror, Chess, Dirty Minds, Scotland Yard, Taboo, Cards against Humanity etc. and Jenga (will be provided by us). You are welcome to bring your own games as...

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Fall Utsav 2016

Sunday, Oct 30, 6 pm
Willard Straight Hall

Cornell India Association invites you to our biggest event of the semester, recreating the vibrant Indian festive season here at Cornell. So set your work aside, and come celebrate this Fall with special cultural performances, a lavish Indian buffet and lots fun!  Through popular request, we will be hosting special Antakshari competition, and a Bollywood dance floor!  Early bird tickets are SOLD OUT! We have a few more limited number tickets at $8. Grab them before they run out! Rest of...

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70th Indian Independence Day Celebrations

Monday, Aug 15, 5 pm
Engineering Quad

Join the India Association at Cornell in celebrating the 70th Independence Day of the Republic of India. We will have the traditional flag-hoisting ceremony followed by a speech by our chief guest Dr. Ankur Singh (Assistant Professor, Sibley School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering) and performances by our very own SPICMACAY who have graciously agreed to be a part of the event. Finally, we will wrap up with light refreshments and a screening of the amazing movie "I am Kalam ". This...

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Fall Dhamaka

Saturday, Aug 27, 6 pm
Big Red Barn

To kickstart this fall semester, join us for a fun night at BRB with party games, prizes and an in-house DJ. Mingle with other incoming students and some who've been here a while. Please be on time to fully participate in the games. Free pizza (while it lasts!), soda, snacks and $1 beer! The event is free, the only thing you need to do is RSVP a confirmed ‘Yes’ here on OrgSync. Also follow us on Facebook (add link) for more information.  Partly sponsored by GPSAFC

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Board Game Night

Friday, Jul 1, 8 pm
Upson lounge

India Association is excited to announce its first event for 2016-17 - Board Games Night!

Staying back for the 4th of July weekend? Come join us for an exciting Board Games Night this Friday, 1st July from 8 PM.

We will arrange for plenty of board games like Monopoly, Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, Mahjong, Lord of the Rings, Arkham Horror, Scotland Yard, Chess, Apples to Apples, Dirty Minds, Taboo, Cards against Humanity and also Jenga!! If you have other games, feel...

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Art of India

Saturday, Apr 9, 4 pm
Klarman Hall and Auditorium

The glorious Spring is here, and the Cornell India Association and SPICMACAY Cornell are proud to host its annual mega cultural extravaganza, Art of India 2016 in a whole new avatar. Spend an evening with us for a truly immersive Indian experience - packed with Indian music and dance performances, food stalls (serving sweets and savories from different regions), handicraft souvenir stalls, collaborative artwork and a photo booth that will take you across the world to a busy Indian bazaar...

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Aravind Natarajan commented on the event Ice Skating Social

Ice Skating Social

Friday, Jan 29, 6 pm
Lynah Rink

India Association is excited to announce its first mixer of this semester - Ice Skating Social! This event will be a good opportunity for the new spring admits to socialize and interact with the Cornell community. For the rest of us, this is an excellent occasion to slay the winter blues and start the semester with a bang! Groove on to 80’s and 90’s rock ‘n’ roll classics as you glide through the barn and treat yourself to hot cocoa and snacks. Grab on to those skates, jive to some music...

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Souradyuti Ghosh

Hi How can I bring my partner who is not a Cornell affiliate?

Aravind Natarajan

@Souradyuti: Feel free to bring her along. We will include her in our headcount.

Samosa, Chai and “Court”

Thursday, Nov 12, 6:30 pm
Cornell Cinema, 104 Willard Straight Hall, Ithaca, NY

India Association and Cornell Cinema are co-hosting the screening of the movie, “Court”, with free samosa and chai.

Court is India's official entry into the Oscars and winner of top prizes at the Venice and Mumbai film festivals.

Showing at Cornell Cinema Thursday, 12 November at 7:00 pm. Samosa and chai at 6:30 pm.

Also showing Sunday, 15 November at 4:30 pm.

Tickets at $5.50 per person.

Synopsis — An elderly folk singer and grass-roots organizer,...

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Fall Utsav

Friday, Oct 30, 6:45 pm
Memorial Room, Willard Straight Hall, Ithaca, NY

उत्सव (Utsav)

n. celebration n. festival n. merrymaking n. fiesta

We’re excited to announce our biggest event for this semester, Fall Utsav 2015. Join us for an exciting evening of food, festivities and fun. Celebrating the numerous Indian fall festivals, and themed around a sit-down dinner with friends, this event will feature performances from SPICMACAY, Cornell Tarana, and Cornell Bhangara, along with a karaoke-jeopardy (hosted by K-HOUSE Karaoke Lounge) and a dance floor...

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The Academia – Discussion Panel

Tuesday, Aug 18, 5 pm
Room 216, Olin Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

As graduate students dabble with the idea of becoming a research faculty, some more certain than others, the India Association presents a discussion panel titled 'The Academia'.

The panel is comprised of Professor MS Ananth, and Dr. Nandini Ananth. Professor MS Ananth had been the Director of IIT Madras for a decade revolutionizing engineering education in India, and is a renowned academic in the area of Chemical Engineering, with a focus on Thermodynamics. Dr. Nandini Ananth is...

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Fall Dhamaka

Saturday, Aug 29, 6:30 pm
Big Red Barn

The campus is alive again and the classes all set to start. We hope you are enjoying the campus and all the orientation programs going on… and that everyone enjoyed the Independence Day celebrations. Just in case you have been missing any other updates, please also follow us on Facebook.

India Association, Cornell University would like to welcome you all with a fun-filled evening of music, dance, and food. Please join us for our Fall Dhamaka at the Big Red Barn on Saturday, August...

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69th Indian Independence Day Celebrations

Saturday, Aug 15, 5 pm
Appel Commons South Fields

Cornell India Association is celebrating India’s 69th Independence day on August 15, 2015, at 5:00 pm at Appel Commons South Fields. We have a very exciting evening planned. We’ll have the traditional flag-hoisting ceremony and fun festivities. This year, we’ve teamed up with the wonderful folks at SPICMACAY to perform at the event. Finally, we’ll wrap up the event with screening ‘Barefoot to Goa’ at Upson B17, an amazing movie. We won’t spoil it for you, but you may watch the trailer on...

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Summer BBQ

Saturday, Aug 1, 4 pm
Stewart Park

We will be facilitating a summer barbecue on August 1, at 4:00 pm at Stewart Park. Its time to put work aside and set out to enjoy the blissful sun and breeze (before the torrid winter comes around). We will have a few grills warmed up, and arrange for light refreshments to get the party going. This is a BYOG (Bring Your Own Grill-ables) organized like a potluck, so feel free to bring veggies, patties, burgers and buns, juice, popsicles, and anything else you may fancy. We will also have...

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Art of India

Saturday, Apr 18, 4 pm
Anabel Taylor Hall Auditorium

Prepare to be amazed by art from all over India. Featuring music and dance, classical and contemporary, our biggest event for this semester has it all. The best part? This year, Art of India is a free event.

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Fall Utsav

Sunday, Oct 26, 7 pm
Memorial Room, Willard Straight Hall

Cornell India Association presents our biggest event of the semester, Fall Utsav 2014. Come join us for a catered Indian dinner, with fun games, Bollywood music and dance. Fall Utsav 2014 celebrates the spirit of festivals in and around the Indian subcontinent this part of the year. Join us at 7 pm on Sunday, 26th October in the Memorial Room at Willard Straight Hall. Open to everyone. Tickets are $12 in advance, and $15 at the door. Information on how to get tickets is in the banner...

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Durga (Nancy) Jacobs-Bor commented on the event Welcome Party

Welcome Party

Saturday, Sep 6, 7 pm
Big Red Barn

Hello everyone!

So, the campus is alive again and the have started! We hope you are enjoying the campus and everything that's going on... We hope that everyone enjoyed the Independence Day celebrations. Just in case you have been missing any other updates, please also follow us on Facebook.

Cornell India Association would like to welcome you all with a fun-filled evening of music, dance, and food. Please join us for our Welcome Party at the Big Red Barn on Saturday,...

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Durga (Nancy) Jacobs-Bor

Sorry, I actually am performing for India Day in Binghamton that day. But good luck and have a great party!

68th Indian Independence Day Celebrations

Friday, Aug 15, 5:30 pm
Appel South Fields

Namaste,

Cornell India Association invites you to join us in the 68th Indian Independence day celebrations at Appel South Fields. The event starts at 5:30 pm, and consists of a flag-hoisting ceremony, followed by light refreshments and a social mixer.

We look forward to your company at the first CIA event for this school year.

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Abhinandan Majumdar updated the event Art of India

Welcome Party

Sunday, Sep 1, 7 pm
Big Red Barn
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