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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...
  • Former UN climate panel chief barred from leaving India

    A court on Thursday barred the former chairman of the U.N. climate panel from leaving India, where he faces charges of sexually harassing a woman at his New Delhi energy institute. The court also said R.K. Pachauri could not be arrested until after March...
  • Image of Asia: Improving India's crowded railway system

    In this photo by Bikas Das, passengers hang from the doors of the coaches of a crowded local train on the outskirts of Kolkata, India. The railways budget unveiled Thursday by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu envisions $137 billion being invested over the...
  • Pakistan army warns India against any provocations

    Pakistan's army chief has warned neighboring India that any provocations on its part would exact a "befitting response" from Islamabad. Gen. Raheel Sharif spoke Thursday to troops near the Indian border, a scene of frequent exchanges of fire in recent...
  • Taj Mahal endures, but its birthplace slowly crumbles

    It is no secret that the Taj Mahal is a monument of love, built by a Mogul emperor as the final resting place for his beloved queen who died giving birth to their 14th child in 1631. What's less known is that the white-marbled tomb was not her first...
  • Aromatic spices come alive in lentil-bulgur dish

     Aromatic spices come alive in lentil-bulgur dish
    It's not just happenstance that so many vegetarian dishes come from India. Jon Gregerson, in his book "Vegetarianism: A History," tells us that the teachings of India's three primary religions — Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism — include a focus...
  • Indian city bans public gatherings over swine flu fears

    A west Indian city has banned most public gatherings in an attempt to halt the spread of swine flu, which has claimed at least 926 lives nationwide in 11 weeks. Officials prohibited gatherings of five or more people in Ahmedabad, the capital of Gujarat...
  • Head of UN climate panel steps down amid harassment case

    The leader of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change stepped down on Tuesday amid an investigation into a colleague's allegations of sexual harassment. Rajendra K. Pachauri, 75, an Indian citizen, had chaired the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...
  • India's ruling party, Kashmir party to form state government

    India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party said Tuesday it will be part of a coalition government in Kashmir, the first time the Hindu nationalist party will join the leadership of the predominantly Muslim region. The BJP and the regional Peoples'...
  • Curses protected Indian river, but now it faces modern world

    For centuries, it was a curse that saved the river. It was a series of curses, actually — a centuries-long string of unrelenting bad news in this rugged, hidden corner of northern India's industrial belt. There was an actual curse at first, a...