Lavina’s Picks – George Clooney, Zubin Mehta & the Boy who Created E-Mail



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American actor George Clooney and finance Amal Almuddin photo- Gulf News Archives

American actor George Clooney and fiancee Amal Almuddin photo- Gulf News Archives


George Clooney’s wedding to Amal Alamuddin seems like a Hollywood blockbuster

“All details of Amal’s dress have been kept under wraps, but the designer is said to be Oscar de la Renta, who dressed actress Katherine Heigl and former First Daughter Jenna Bush for their weddings. According to reports, an entire team from Giorgio Armani’s Milan office flew up to Lake Como recently to fit Clooney and his male attendants”

Read all about it in Gulf News


 Zubin Mehta on Books, Music, Indian food and Parsi delicacies

“My favorite food is 100 percent Indian…I put chiles in everything I eat no matter where I am. I’ve had Michelin-starred restaurants in Paris almost threatening to kick me out because I put chiles in their food.”

– Zubin Mehta

Check out what Maestro Zubin Mehta is eating, watching, reading and listening to in The New York Times


Shiva Ayyadurai - Photo NDTV

Shiva Ayyadurai – Photo NDTV

Love it? Hate it? Yes, an Indian Created Email!

Know who is the inventor of email? The credit goes to an Indian-American V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai who received official recognition as the inventor of the computer program for electronic mail system from the US government on August 30, 1982.

Read the little known story about the 14-year-old Indian-American who created what we now cannot do without!






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Lavina Melwani is a New York-based journalist who writes for several international publications. [email protected] & @lassiwithlavina Sign up for the free newsletter to get your dose of Lassi!

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