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Uttarayan, the International Kite Festival

Global Yodel | Posted 03.16.2014 | Travel
Global Yodel

If you find yourself in the northwest of India in January, do yourself a favor and wander toward Ahmedabad in Gujarat; you'll know you're getting close when you start to see a flurry of kites filling the sky.

Five Creative (and Successful) Initiatives to Bring Clean Water to the Urban Poor

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 09.29.2013 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Access to clean, potable water is a central issue for slum dwellers around the world and is often a time-consuming endeavor that involves walking great distances. Water is often expensive, demanding a large portion of families' budgets.

In Modi's Gujarat, Muslims Struggle to be respected by Hindus

Zahir Janmohamed | Posted 12.21.2012 | World
Zahir Janmohamed

Nida had always heard about housing discrimination in India but she had never experienced it, until she became an unwilling spokesperson for the plight of Gujarat's Muslims.

PHOTOS: Go Fly A Kite... In India

Posted 01.10.2012 | World

In anticipation of Uttarayan day, kite enthusiasts from 42 countries have flocked to Gujarat, India, according to the Times of India. The five-day fes...

Prahlad Jani, Indian Man, Claims To Have Had No Food Or Drink For 70 Years

Telegraph | Dean Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Indian military scientists are studying an 82-year-old who claims he has not had any food or drink for 70 years. ...

Ahmedabad Bombings and Gandhi (viii)

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karin Badt

But I did not fly to Rajasthan. Perhaps because of the recent bombings, I noticed it was a third of the price to fly to the neighboring state, to t...