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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 firms tool up for defense orders on Modi's 'buy India' pledge

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Some of India's biggest companies are pouring billions of dollars into manufacturing guns, ships and tanks for the country's military, buoyed by the new government's commitment to upgrade its armed forces using domestic factories....
  • B.K.S. Iyengar, Indian guru who helped popularize yoga, dies at 95

    B.K.S. Iyengar, Indian guru who helped popularize yoga, dies at 95
    Indian yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar, who helped popularize yoga around the world and wrote 14 books on the subject, died Wednesday. He was 95. Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar's death was reported on his website as well as by major Indian TV...
  • One year later, Indian activist's slaying still unsolved

    Thousands of protesters poured into city streets across India on Wednesday to mark the anniversary of the unsolved killing of a social activist who had fought to ban black magic and other superstitious practices. Supporters and fellow activists gathered...
  • Indian yoga guru Iyengar dies at 95

    NEW DELHI, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Indian yoga guru BKS Iyengar, who built a global following that included violin maestro Yehudi Menuhin and novelist Aldous Huxley, died on Wednesday, his website said. He was 95. "Generations will remember Shri BKS Iyengar...
  • Ex-India PM immune from some claims of Sikh genocide: U.S. judge

    (Reuters) - Former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is immune from claims that he supported the genocide of Sikhs during his decade leading the country, a federal judge has ruled. But U.S. District Judge James Boasberg in the District of Columbia...
  • Indian city bans kite flying because of multiple motorist fatalities

     
    Filed under: Etc., India, Rumormill The skies above Chennai, India are a lot less colorful since police began cracking down on a craze menacing area birds and motorists alike: Kite flying. The problem isn't kite flying per se, rather the types of kites...
  • Pakistan crisis puts army back in the driving seat

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Besieged Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been assured by the country's military there will be no coup, but in return he must "share space with the army", according to a government source who was privy to recent talks between...
  • Super League foreigners will boost Indian football - Djordjic

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Foreign players who join India's Super League are not just mercenaries chasing one final big payday but they will help to establish football in the cricket-mad country, former Manchester United midifelder Bojan Djordjic told Reuters....
  • New strain in India-Pakistan relations as top-level meeting canceled

    Relations between India and Pakistan suffered a setback Monday when India’s foreign minister canceled a meeting with her Pakistani counterpart. Indian Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh said she would not visit Pakistan for the Aug. 25 meeting...