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Jawaharlal Nehru

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  • The typewriter lives on in India

    The typewriter lives on in India
    It's a stultifying afternoon outside the Delhi District Court as Arun Yadav slides a sheet of paper into his decades-old Remington and revs up his daily 30-word-a-minute tap dance. Nearby, hundreds of other workers clatter away on manual typewriters amid...
  • Is the Indian city of Chandigarh, designed by Le Corbusier, being 'stripped for parts'?

     
    A piece in the Guardian suggests that Chandigarh, the city in the north of India planned essentially from scratch by the Swiss-French modernist architect Le Corbusier in the 1950s, is being "stripped for parts," with everything from furniture to manhole.....
  • India marks 10th anniversary of Gujarat riots that killed hundreds

     
    India Gujarat riots: India marks 10-year anniversary of deadly Gujarat communal riots...
  • Tibet-in-exile officials suspect Chinese plot against Dalai Lama

     
    Members of the Tibet government-in-exile urged those living and working around the Dalai Lama to remain on the alert Sunday after the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader voiced concern that Chinese agents might be plotting to kill him....
  • How India beat the odds

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || ++++++++++++++++++++ At midnight on Aug. 15, 1947, a new, independent India was born on a subcontinent racked with violence, ripped apart by a bloody partition. It came into being as flames blazed across the land, as corpse-...
  • Curious bedfellows

    "LONG years ago, we made a trust with destiny," declared Jawaharlal Nehru, the founding father of modern India, on the occasion of the formal surrender of power by the British imperial authorities. "And now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge....
  • Obama, enroute to Denmark, hails Mahatma Gandhi

     
    Full text of U.S. president's message about the historic civil rights leader who advocated nonviolence....