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  • Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum

    Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum
    In what now seems like an amazingly prescient move, the William Benton Museum at the University of Connecticut began seriously collecting contemporary art from India in 2004. That was the year the museum mounted a show called "Masala: Diversity and...
  • Style Tips for Saris

    Style Tips for Saris
    When people think of a traditional weddings, they often think of a bride walking down the aisle in a beautiful white gown while guests in dapper suits and formal dresses stand for her procession commenting on how beautiful she looks. But when it comes to...
  • Sri Lankan asylum seekers arrive in Australia after weeks held at sea

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - A group of 157 migrants, thought to be Sri Lankan asylum seekers, arrived at a detention camp in Australia, government officials said on Monday, after having been held at sea by authorities for almost a month. The asylum seekers are...
  • Kerry to woo Modi's India, but quick progress unlikely

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry travels to India this week as Washington tries to revitalize ties it sees as a counterbalance to China's rising power, but rapid progress is unlikely, despite the reformist reputation of India's...
  • Amazon to open five new warehouses in India

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's Indian unit will open five new warehouses in the country, which will almost double its storage capacity to half a million square feet, the company said in a statement on Monday. Amazon operates two warehouses or...
  • India faces crisis over dwindling numbers of girls, U.N. says

    NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The dwindling numbers of Indian girls, caused by the illegal abortion of millions of babies, has reached "emergency proportions", fuelling an increase in crimes such as kidnapping and trafficking, the United...
  • Restaurant run by Indian convicts wins praise for politeness, hygiene

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - As India's capital baked in a heat wave, banker Gaurav Gupta sat down for lunch at a new air-conditioned restaurant, to be greeted by a smiling waiter who took his order for a traditional "thali" meal of flat bread, lentils,...
  • Modi's BJP puts political twist on local Indian sex abuse case

    BANGALORE India (Reuters) - A local sexual abuse case took on national political overtones on Monday as students from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party accused a state government run by the country's main opposition of inaction. Hundreds of students...
  • India keeps world guessing in countdown to landmark trade deadline

    SYDNEY/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will firm up its position regarding a landmark global trade pact shortly before a Thursday deadline, a senior official said on Monday, setting up a nail-biting showdown over a deal it says should safeguard a $12...
  • Late monsoon starts Indian farmer's "journey to hell"

    SHAMLI India (Reuters) - Indian farmer Asghar Bhura scrapes a living by growing sugarcane, but this year's late monsoon has left his tiny plot parched and he will earn nothing from his harvest. Bhura will have to go and work for a big grower to feed...
  • Soccer provides escape route for girls' team from India

    The Yuwa Supergoats seem like a typical girls' soccer team. As they play at the Schwan's USA Cup tournament in Blaine (Minn.), they somersault and hug after they score goals. They trade handmade bracelets with opponents after their matches. But those...