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FESTIVAL:
Rang Barse! Holi Celebrations


Holi, the festival of colors to herald the arrival of spring, was celebrated with great traditional fervor in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles. A Siliconeer photo essay by Som Sharma and Surendra Prakash.


(Above): Holi celebrations held at Sunnyvale Hindu Temple in Sunnyvale, Calif., Feb. 27 attracted large crowds of all ages. Over the years the event has gained a lot of popularity, becoming the largest Holi celebration in California. [Som Sharma photo]


(Above): Holi celebrations held at Sunnyvale Hindu Temple in Sunnyvale, Calif., Feb. 27 attracted large crowds of all ages. Over the years the event has gained a lot of popularity, becoming the largest Holi celebration in California. [Som Sharma photo]


(Above): Holi celebrations held at Sunnyvale Hindu Temple in Sunnyvale, Calif., Feb. 27 attracted large crowds of all ages. Over the years the event has gained a lot of popularity, becoming the largest Holi celebration in California. [Som Sharma photo]


(Above): Chinmaya Mission of Los Angeles held Holi celebrations at the Mile Square Regional Park in Fountain Valley, Calif., Feb. 28.

A walkathon and other games and activities were also part of the day long celebrations in addition to playing Holi with colors and delicious Indian food. [Surendra Prakash photo]


(Above): Still trying to figure out what happened to all these people with colored faces. [Som Sharma photo]


(Above): Holi — Silicon Valley style. A mix of tech and tradition as an enthusiastic participant at the Holi celebrations covered with color shoots pictures on his smart phone, at the Sunnyvale Hindu Temple, Feb. 27. [Som Sharma photo]



(Above): Everyone loves colors. Holi Hai! [Som Sharma photo]


(Above): Kids had a blast with colors at the Sunnyvale Temple Holi. [Som Sharma photo]

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COVER STORY
Hungry for Coal:
India’s Soaring Imports

As the Indian economy continues to grow and domestic production lags, imports are surging in India’s relentless pursuit of coal, writes Siddharth Srivastava.


CULTURE
Remembering Faiz:
ICC Program

Urdu aficionados delighted in an afternoon of remembrance that poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz and singer Iqbal Bano, writes Ras Hafiz Siddiqui.


SPORT
Cricket Tamasha:
IPL 2010

The Indian Premier League has degenerated into a bizarre spectacle with unbridled commercialization gone berserk. A Siliconeer commentary.


OTHER STORIES
EDITORIAL: India’s Hunger for Coal
NEWS DIARY: March
CELEBRATION: Chhandam Marks 30 Years
SUBCONTINENT: Another Arms Race?
REAL ESTATE: The April Program
RECIPE: Hariyali Paneer Tikka
SUBCONTINENT: India's Climate Change Policy: Debate in Strategy
LAW: Estate Planning
PERSPECTIVE: Passage to America
TRAVEL: Mt Madonna Center, Calif.
AUTO REVIEW: 2010 Jeep Compass
BOLLYWOOD: Film Review: Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge?
BOLLYWOOD: Guftugu
TAMIL FILM REVIEW: Kacheri Aarambam
FESTIVAL: Rang Barse!
COMMUNITY: News
INFOTECH INDIA: Briefs
HOROSCOPE: April


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2009 IIFA Awards, Macau
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ENTERTAINMENT
81st Annual Academy Awards
A Siliconeer Exclusive Photo Essay



ENTERTAINMENT
IIFA Awards 2008
A Siliconeer Exclusive Photo Essay



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