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lavina melwani
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My piece in The Hindu
Yes, it’s that time of the year when Asian art takes over New York City and art lovers from all over the world come to the Big Apple.
http://bit.ly/19nHolR  #Indianart  
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Want to win a beautiful inn in Maine? Submit a 200 word essay and your words may be the winning ones!
http://dailym.ai/18Pz5zi
Janice Sage, the owner of the Center Lovell Inn and Restaurant in Maine, is giving the inn away to the winner of an essay contest.
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Spring seems to be in a very confused state of mind. It’s officially Spring today in New York  but my backyard is still looking like a beautiful Christmas card!

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Spring seems to be in a very confused state of mind. It's officially Spring today but my backyard is still looking like a beautiful Christmas card!
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Hungry? Check out the eclectic cuisine of Calcutta at Hemant Mathur's new restaurant #Haldi @CHFHemant
http://nyti.ms/1xDO85m
Haldi, an Indian restaurant that opened in September, sets a notably elegant tone for Curry Hill.
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Hungry? Check out the eclectic cuisine of Calcutta at Hemant Mathur's new restaurant #Haldi  #Indianfood  
http://nyti.ms/1xDO85m
Haldi, an Indian restaurant that opened in September, sets a notably elegant tone for Curry Hill.
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If Disney’s Live-Action Cinderella Had Her Natural Waistline

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My piece in The Hindu
Yes, it’s that time of the year when Asian art takes over New York City and art lovers from all over the world come to the Big Apple. #Indianart  
http://bit.ly/19nHolR
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Want to win a beautiful inn in Maine? Submit a 200 word essay and your words may be the winning ones!
http://dailym.ai/18Pz5zi
Janice Sage, the owner of the Center Lovell Inn and Restaurant in Maine, is giving the inn away to the winner of an essay contest.
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New York's Spring is snowed over! Or is it a cheeky kid dressed up as Old Man Winter for Halloween?

http://bit.ly/1OfEwYU
Spring seems to be in a very confused state of mind. It's officially Spring today but my backyard is still looking like a beautiful Christmas card!
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Hungry? Check out the eclectic cuisine of Calcutta at Hemant Mathur's new restaurant #Haldi  #Indianfood  
http://nyti.ms/1xDO85m
Haldi, an Indian restaurant that opened in September, sets a notably elegant tone for Curry Hill.
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My piece in The Hindu - From Agra to Carnegie Hall:
"It was about as far from Carnegie Hall as you could get: a modest home in the heat and dust of Agra, where a young girl learnt the first taals of Hindustani music."
http://bit.ly/18itSjn  
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Don't let the Holi week pass without watching this colorful video celebrating Holi with Ila Paliwal for album produced by A.R.Rahman
http://bit.ly/1aVyEVt
Navaratna is a new album by Hindustani vocalist Ila Paliwal celebrating nine festivals of India, including Holi. It is executive produced by AR Rahman
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Have her in circles
476 people
Kabir Chopra's profile photo
InVacation Rentals's profile photo
Pramod Sutar's profile photo
Mintel Group Ltd's profile photo
Lu Holland's profile photo
Amrit Varma's profile photo
shaiju mathew's profile photo
Chandra Prakash's profile photo
Indu Jaiswal's profile photo
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I have written for several publications including The Hindu, India Today, Daily Mail, Outlook, Newsday, Hindustan Times, Wall Street Journal, The Week, Asia Inc., The Tatler, Art & Antiques, and Travel Plus. I also write for several inflight magazines.
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Features, long form witing, columns, profiles, reviews, interviews and blogging
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  • Publisher and blogger
    Lassi with Lavina - A Billion Stories to Be Shared www.lassiwithlavina.com People - Arts - Food - Travel - Trends - Fashion - Bollywood thru the prism of India
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New York based journalist for several international pubications and blogger at Lassi with Lavina
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I'm a New York based journalist for several international publications. I love writing about people, art & culture, movies, food and travel, all through the prism of India.
 I also blog at Lassi with Lavina - and invite everyone to come share a glass of chilled lassi - mango, sweet or salty!
 
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I am a co-founder and board member of Children's Hope India, a NY based non-profit which works for children's health and education. Please get involved and support it -
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New York
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Delhi - Hong Kong - Kinshasa - New York
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