All minorities and religious groups should be affronted and alarmed by these reckless and unfounded accusations against decent and honorableAmericans who happen to be Muslims.
World’s only Sanskrit daily holds out against the odds.
The 21st century Indian professional is a global citizen. Well read, well travelled and yes, well fed! She knows her blue cheese from a feta, pita bread from a naan, dim sum from a momo. These up-worldly mobile Indians do not shy away from asking for New World Wines with specific harvesting years nor are they insensitive to subtle flavors like truffle oil, asparagus foam or recognizing the robust overtones of a genuine Thai bird eye chilli and galangal.
From translation screens to air conditioning,gurdwaras are embracing technology.
“The problem is reaching an alarming level. Unless the government intervenes and provides land for new burial grounds the issue can’t be solved.”
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A tribute to the greatest gazal singer of our time.
Of the 40,000 international students pursuing education in India, nearly half are studying in colleges in Pune.
“Earlier it was a form of colonization, but now studies show the numbers are divided equally — 50 percent of surrogate babies are born to rich Indian parents and 50 percent to foreigners by Indian surrogates.”
Music is the essential stressbuster for many Bollywood stars, trying to cope with erratic shooting schedules, hectic travel and long hours under the arclights, not to mention the unrelenting paparazzi gaze.
Aishwarya’s figure is cause for global distress. The querry “Aishwarya figure”throws up over 4 million results on google.
Chitkul enjoys the distinction of being the last inhabited Indian village along the border.
Global Yogurt Franchises Attempt to Brand a Homemade Indian Staple
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Xavier Alvarez is one in a continuing line of outcasts -- anarchists, Communists, flag burners, racists, fringe religious and political fanatics -- to whom we owe an eternal debt of gratitude for keeping the embers of free speech alive.
The scene is a sidewalk just beyond the rather overdone Hawa Mahal in Jaipur, and the camera in question is less instrument, more living fossil — built by the Carl Zeiss company in 1860, it is nearly three times as old as independent India.
In a world awash with new tools for communication and engagement, the symbolism, mystique and magic of anonymity, however seductive, is losing ground to new anthems celebrating the spirit of contact, connection and interaction.
“The National Awards, sadly, are no longer what they used to be, with the favoritism, regionalism,politics and quid-pro-quo rampant. However, compared to the scores of others they are still streets ahead.
Actors are famously more admired than hired.Stars are famous for being famous.
The awkward fact remains that although Bollywood is the world’s largest movie factory, we don’t register even a hiccup in this gala, global, mega feast. Historically we have been conditioned and programmed to believe that it’s not the winning or losing, but participation that is the key.
Economic forces and Pres. Obama’s legendary timidity in the first half of his presidency could yet doom the Democratic Party’s presidential and Congressional aspirations during this election cycle.
Can the shahtoosh industry, banned in India, be revived again by rearing the delicate Chiru antelopes in farms and obtaining their prized fur without killing the animals?
In this interview Iyer spoke on an unusual topic — the value of silence and stillness amid the rush of business.
The women who have been educated at MDBS have little in common with the well-heeled students in MBA programs around the world. They are an eclectic mix of ages ranging from 19 to 50. They include a potter, a spice and noodle maker, a seamstress, a goat and sheep herder, a farmer, a homemaker and a bangle vendor.
Flying pigeons at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi.
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Dancers say the popularity of Latino dances lies in the inherent joyousness, the friendships it generates on the floor across cultural divides — and the free-flowing body language, open to improvisations.
The American Century, proclaimed so triumphantly at the start of World War II, will be tattered and fading by 2025, its eighth decade, and could be history by 2030.
Curbing corruption through citizen empowerment.
A tribute to Mr. Yahoo, the once abject failure, who became a rebel star and revolutionized Indian cinema
NRI filmmakers reflect on the quirks and eccentricities of producing a film in India
Even as Buddhism captures the imagination of the West, the West is capturing the hearts of Tibetans in Dharamsala, the capitol of Tibetans in exile, notwithstanding the Dalai Lama’s frequent exhortations against Tibetans losing their identity.
Is Indian sexual vitality losing out to Western concepts?
The richest people and companies — such as Fortune magazine’s list of the world’s largest companies or the world’s richest — are atleast based on measurable criteria of wealth, and even they hit and miss, because not all assets are in accessible public databases.
Lessons learned: Americans are hotheads, Australians are drunks — and never say where you’re calling from.
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Bollywood is gripped by come-backs of the heroine kind.