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Monthly Archives: April, 2016

West Bengal sees a thrive in Human Tafficking

Kolkata: Over nine years since 2005-06, India's gross domestic product (GDP) rose 76 percent, hiding darker changes that evolved in concert with this economic...

3,600 Indian women married to Nepalese get citizenship

Kathmandu, April 26: As many as 3,672 Indian women married to Nepalese men since the promulgation of the new constitution in September last year...

‘Invisible’ Women Brick-kiln Workers in Punjab Demand Their Rights

Mumbai — Hundreds of women brick-kiln workers from India's Punjab state have come together in a rare gathering to demand equal pay and better accommodation,...

Parsi community lauded for role in nation-building

  London, April 26: Indian High Commissioner Navtej Sarna lauded the Parsi community for its role in India's freedom struggle as well as in post-independence...

I resent what Hindutva is doing to Hinduism: Nayantara Sahgal

Hindutva is a brand of fundamentalism and the Hindu right wing is distorting what Hinduism stands for, says renowned author Nayantara Sahgal who was...

Chanting Buddhist Mantras help Urban Indians alleviate stress

New Delhi—The bank executive, the book publisher and the social worker had one thing in common: Their hectic lives in the crowded Indian capital...

America needs to actually understand what India is

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) She has never been to India but is not oblivious to Indian culture as she calls it a vast...

Ramli Ibrahim: A Malaysian steeped in Indian classical dances

By Yajush Gupta "It was always there in me. Even as a 3-year-old, I used to like to dance. I used to dance in the...

In Bown University, USA students protest kirtan singing by white woman not born Hindu

New York, April 25 : Singing of kirtans at an Ivy League university has drawn protests from a section of Indian students there. Arul...

Indian Diaspora In Mauritius

 By Pashchiema Bhatia History of Indian Diaspora in Mauritius Portuguese were the first to discover the island of Mauritius in 1510. But they were just...

Revival of the lost heritage:Baba Biba Singh Gurudwara in Paksistan

By Pragya The partition of India was a tragic event which resulted in the loss of lives. But it was not only the lives that...

The Jungle Book makes a hit in India too

By Dave McNary LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney's "The Jungle Book" showed serious traction at the North American box office, dominating moviegoing for a second...

Irom Chanu Sharmila: The Iron lady of Manipur

By Pashchiema Bhatia When Anna Hazare began his hunger strike, he became the centre of media attention and everybody was concerned about his life. He...

Dreadlocks Story: Uncovering the hidden connection of Hindu Sadhus and Jamaican Rastas

By Shubhi Mangla "Dreadlocks Story" is an 83-minute documentary which conveys the spiritual connection between Indian Sadhus and Jamaican Rastas. The Film was screened in...

Indian influence on Jamaica and Rastafarianism

By Shubhi Mangla The popular music form, Reggae has been acknowledged by a large number of people around the world. This form of music has...

British speaker honours Indian icons in London

Parliament Speaker John Bercow urged the Indian diaspora in Britain to engage more with mainstream politics and get proper representation in parliament. "The community makes a...

Bangladesh: Professor’s Slaying Angers Colleagues, Students

Faculty at a university in northwestern Bangladesh said they were planning to boycott classes scheduled for Sunday and Monday in anger over a colleague’s...

Sikh politician Soran Singh murdered in Pakistan, Taliban claims responsibility

The Sikh lawmaker and former president of the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (PSGPC), who was also the Minister of Minorities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

India develops the world’s lightest material to warm its men-at-arms

By Yajush Gupta With the occurrence of recent snow-slips still fresh in mind, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has fabricated the world’s lightest material called 'Silica aerogel', ‘blue air’ or...

In the time of drought in India, self sustainable village Baghuvar shows the way

India is going through the worst water crisis this year. Bad monsoons over the years, use of potable water in factories and ignorance towards...

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Country of Origin of Products: A Concern For Indians

As the government orders e-commerce players to display the "Country of Origin" of products sold on their platforms, a survey reveals three in ten...

JioMeet, A Make in India App to Compete with Zoom

With Reliance Jio launching a Make in India free video-conferencing application JioMeet that directly takes on Zoom, the US-based company said on Saturday they...

Instagram to Redesign it’s Story Feature

Facebook-owned Instagram is preparing to launch a huge redesign that would make it easier to watch favorite Stories in one place. Follow us on our...

In Conversation with Annu Rizvi

Annu Rizvi is a lyricist and a writer who has worked in several big projects including 'transparency', 'meri saheli’ and many others. He worked...