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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...
  • Indian farmers protest gov't plans to ease land acquisition

    Tens of thousands of flag-waving farmers rallied in India's capital Sunday to protest a government plan to ease rules for obtaining land for industry and development projects. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said existing rules, established in 2013 to...
  • 2 Indian policemen arrested in killing of Kashmiri youth

    Two Indian policemen have been arrested in the killing of a teenage boy during weekend protests in the disputed region of Kashmir, police said. Towns across the Himalayan territory were mostly quiet Sunday, following two days of clashes between Indian...
  • Indian troops fire at Kashmir protesters; teenager killed

    Government forces fired on anti-India protesters Saturday and killed a teenage student on the second day of violent clashes in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, police said. Relatives disputed the official account, saying the boy was killed in...
  • Clashes between Indian forces, Kashmiri protesters injure 25

    Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse hundreds of demonstrators in Indian-controlled Kashmir who hurled rocks and chanted anti-Indian and pro-Pakistan slogans Friday, and officials said at least 20 police personnel and five protesters...
  • China's Xi Jinping to visit close ally Pakistan

    Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Pakistan next week to oversee agreements on pipelines, power plants and other projects as part of a massive $46 billion joint development program that Beijing hopes will stabilize its longtime ally's economy and...
  • India's die-hard Hindus push to ban beef in blow to poor

    Every morning just before dawn, hundreds of trucks loaded with buffaloes trundle into New Delhi's sprawling slaughterhouse complex where young men rush to unload the bellowing cargo. Skidding on heaps of fresh dung, they pull the animals out of the...
  • Subela presión contra la carne de vacuno en India

    Cada mañana antes del amanecer, cientos de camiones cargados con búfalos entran en el gran recinto del matadero de Nueva Delhi, donde varios jóvenes se apresuran a descargar la mugiente mercancía. Evitando las plastas de estiércol fresco, sacan a los...
  • Unseasonal rain causes heartache for many Indian farmers

    April is usually a time of celebration for millions of farmers across northern India. The winter wheat crop is ready to be harvested, and there's money to clear past debts and plan future planting. This year, however, unseasonal rain and hailstorms in...
  • Protests shut India city after killings of alleged smugglers

    A southern Indian city was shut down by protests Wednesday after police killed 20 suspected sandalwood smugglers in the forests of Andhra Pradesh state. While police have said they fired on men who were attacking them "with axes and other sharp-edged...