Coming from another country? We’ve prepared some information that could be useful for our two major groups of foreign students:
Food, Videos from India
770 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford
Time Saver International Store
1549 Main Street, East Hartford
Their video collection’s prints are of better quality than Cosmos. Also, the owner arranges to bring Hindi blockbuster movies to the big screen at Enfield Cinema. Call the store to get onto a mailing list.
Jackson Heights (35th Avenue 75th Street) in Queens, New York is the ultimate bazaar for anything and everything Indian – food, clothes, jewelry and restaurants.
Akbar Palace, East Hartford
Bombay’s Authentic Indian Cuisine, Hartford
Bombay Raj Mahal, Manchester
Shishkebab House of Afghanistan, Hartford
For the homesick, WWUH (90.5 FM) broadcasts an hour and half program (7:30 to 9 p.m.) every Friday called Gitanjali. It features hindi songs, Indian classical music and interviews.
The nearest consulate is in New York City (Remember to keep your passport current!)
Consulate General of India
3 East 64 Street
New York, NY 10021
Published every week. If you want to stay in touch with events back home, the simplest alternative to flying home every weekend is to subscribe to one of the Indian publications in the United States.
Subscription: 6 months $15, 12 months $26
Subscription: 6 months $18, 12 months $32, 2 years $60
The following dealer advertises that they supply all Indian newspapers and magazines, as well as books. Ask them for their price list.
Indo-U.S. Books and Journals Inc.
35-52 73rd Street
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
For Subscription info call Mr. Singh (7 p.m. to 9 p.m. EST)
Indian Books and Magazines
Subscription: 6 months $42, 12 months $73, 2 years $135
284 Shahid Bhagat Singh Marg
Bombay 400 038, India
Cost: $80 p.a checks o.k.
17/19 Dalal Street
Fort, Bombay 400 001, India
Tel: + 91 (22) 27-4161/27-1558
An Indian computer magazine.
Living Media India Ltd.
404 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10016
Subscription: Approximately $55/annual payable to Living Media India Ltd.
Sending Flowers to India
Mr. Motiwala, Oriental Florist (Rs. 425)
Taj Mahal Hotel, Apollo Bunder, Bombay – 400 039
Bombay: (91) (22) 202 3366/287 2734 (Fax)
For Hyderabad Only ($19.99)
Heart to Heart Services
C/O Mahesh Bagade
420 Rainbow Circle
Kokomo, IN 46904-3629
317-453-3872 or send queries to firstname.lastname@example.org
800-93-INDIA ($20 to $35)
412-683-0910 (Bombay: $15, Other: $19)
Bombay: (91) (22) 620 6423/ 620 0210
Inquiries: Sheldon Colaco at 813-632 8065 or email: email@example.com
A Dong Supermarket
160 Shield Street (off New Britain Avenue), West Hartford
Beijing Garden (Chinese)
230 Farmington Avenue (in Talcott Plaza), Farmington
831 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford
East West Grill (Thai and Laotian)
526 New Park Avenue, West Hartford
I Love Sushi (Japanese)
278 Park Road, West Hartford
Ichiban (Japanese and Korean)
530 Farmington Avenue, Hartford
Lemon Grass (Thai)
7 South Main Street, West Hartford
Pho Boston (Vietnamese)
144 Shield Street (off New Britain Avenue), West Hartford
312 Park Road, West Hartford
Szechuan Tokyo (Szechuan and Japanese)
1245 New Britain Avenue (at New Britain and Main Streets), West Hartford
Chinese newspapers can be found at A Dong Supermarket (see groceries above)
Online news (sorted by country): www.einnews.com/#Asia
The nearest consulate is in New York City. Remember to keep your passport current!
Consulate General of Japan
299 Park Avenue 18th Floor
New York, NY 10171
Consulate General of R.O.K.
335 E. 45th , 4th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Consulate General of P.R. China
520 12th Avenue
New York, NY 10036