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Homoerotic poetry of South Asian Sufis

Haroon Khalid | Posted 06.20.2016 | Religion
Haroon Khalid

"I think Bulleh Shah is fascinating but I fail to understand his relationship with his murshid," said a 14-year-old student of mine who was acting in a school play on the life of Bulleh Shah.

What Should Pakistan Do With Its Colonial Legacy?

Haroon Khalid | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics
Haroon Khalid

Early on the morning of May 13, 1857, the native regiment army in Lahore was summoned to the parade ground. They were positioned in a way that the European horse-artillery troop was behind them.

India: Golden Triangle in a Week's Time

Anna Poplevina | Posted 04.18.2016 | Travel
Anna Poplevina

When the idea of India comes up for a trip, it's hard to keep the excitement in. At the same time some questions come up. Where to stay? How to get th...

28 Prismatic Pictures That Capture The Intense Beauty Of Holi

Laura Grier | Posted 04.10.2016 | Travel
Laura Grier

As a photographer, I search for light and color. So when I learned about this festival every year in India that involves throwing colored pigment at each other, I knew I would be in the largest color war that existed on the planet and I wanted to be on the front lines for it.

Nicholson Cemetery: The Most Peaceful Place in Delhi

Whitny Braun | Posted 03.21.2016 | Travel
Whitny Braun

"It's so tragically beautiful," I said to my friends Parul and Sean as we stepped inside the gates of Nicholson Christian Cemetery last month. "I did...

Our last Day in Delhi India

Kimberly Cantor | Posted 03.14.2016 | Travel
Kimberly Cantor

This is our last full day in Delhi so we tried to visit all the remaining "must sees" that we could. We took an Uber to Qutub Minar, which is the hig...

Mitigate the negative impacts of urban sprawl on the periphery

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 02.28.2016 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

By Adèle Charbonneau Urban sprawl is characterized the rapid expansion of the geographic extent of cities and towns. The term has been mainly used t...

Finding Peace at the Heart of Grief

Robert Koehler | Posted 02.25.2016 | Chicago
Robert Koehler

India's Daughter is just one of 25 films that will be featured at the eighth annual Peace on Earth Film Festival, presented in partnership with Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs.

The Path To Cleaner Air In India

Carl Pope | Posted 11.10.2015 | Green
Carl Pope

Another generation all around the world is subjected to truly dangerous levels of pollution in the name of "economics" when delay only makes the final bill higher, not cheaper.

Sari Flash Mob Celebrates The Garment In The Most Delightful Way

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.02.2015 | Good News

This fun flash mob turned a typical day at the mall into an unforgettable one. A video uploaded to YouTube features a group of about 50 women dressed...

Lack of Relations Was the Greatest Poverty: Modi's Promising Visit to the UAE

Sarah Elzeini | Posted 08.20.2015 | World
Sarah Elzeini

If the United Arab Emirates can maintain strong cooperation with Pakistan, if India can cooperate on counterterrorism efforts with Pakistan despite Kashmir-related tensions, and if countries from the United States to the Arab World can mend relations.

Wander in Tandem: The Adventures of Alec & Liz

Jack Meyer | Posted 06.17.2016 | Travel
Jack Meyer

"Come on, Alec, let's do it!" "Okay Liz, let's cash in our savings, pack our bags, and hit the road." Meet Alec and Liz, two NYC professionals who quit their jobs and tossed their armchair to the curb.

Impressions of India: Our Final Day in Delhi

Mary Anne Erickson | Posted 06.02.2016 | Travel
Mary Anne Erickson

Our last day in Delhi was poignant. We have so enjoyed our guide Adil Ali, who has made this trip highly educational, entertaining and also politically insightful. We feel like we've made a friend for life!

Indian Award-Winning Documentary 'Daughters of Mother India' -- Jarring Wake-Up Call for Men Like Me

Jim Luce | Posted 05.26.2016 | Arts
Jim Luce

I left the theater in complete silence, with a mild headache and bloodshot eyes from the sheer force of my tears. I had never in my adult life, been more cognizant of my good fortune, my male privilege, my American cocoon.

Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism?

Lynn Parramore | Posted 05.10.2015 | Politics
Lynn Parramore

In Part 2 of an interview with the Institute for New Economic Thinking, Dasgupta shares his view of the contradictions and tensions of India's economic and political scenes. How does India's warlike capitalism co-exist with its deeply democratic spirit?

How India's Traumatic Capitalism Is Reshaping the World

Lynn Parramore | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Lynn Parramore

Novelist Rana Dasgupta recently turned to nonfiction to explore the explosive social and economic changes in Delhi starting in 1991, when India launched a series of transformative economic reforms.

Sex Energy on the Brain

Peggy Payne | Posted 04.22.2015 | Religion
Peggy Payne

Kundalini: It's not a pasta. The Sanskrit root of the word means coiled or spiral. The image of a snake piled on itself or two snakes rising is used to depict this reservoir of energy at the base of the spine.

A Global Tour of Transformative Urban ICT Hubs

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 04.04.2015 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are almost ubiquitously acknowledged as a transformative element to overcoming poverty. In Global South cities where limited internet access threatens ICTs' potential, the development of technology hubs is emerging as a solution.

What to Do About Slums

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 02.22.2015 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

From remote resettlement to same-place resettlement, and from government-led upgrading to grassroots initiatives, it is clear that the debate on solutions for informal communities is a hotly contested one.

Snapshots of India: Sights, Smells and Sounds

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 01.25.2015 | Travel
Lisa Mirza Grotts

To celebrate his 80th birthday in October, my sister and I traveled with my father to India. He had been back only once, with my husband and brother-in-law ten years ago, since graduating in 1952. This time around, my sister and I were not going to miss out on a once-in-a-lifetime father/daughter adventure.

Police Say Dad Mutilated Genitals Of Man Who Allegedly Raped His Daughter

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 11.03.2014 | Crime

Authorities say a man in India, who accepted a dinner invitation from the father of a young girl he allegedly raped, unwittingly agreed to a date with...

Rape, Domestic Violence, and the Remarkable Courage of Two Fledgling Filmmakers

Pamela Glasner | Posted 12.27.2014 | Women
Pamela Glasner

"There were very few women on the street," Joanna said, "I had to film and photograph them whenever I could, and then rely on editing to get that balance."

The World's 20 Longest Non-Stop Flights

Hopper.com | Posted 12.20.2014 | Travel
Hopper.com

If you find yourself wondering just how far we've come today and what worldly extremes are now accessible by commercial air, then be sure to check out this list of the top 20 longest non-stop flights on the planet.

The 10 Longest Non-Stop Flights from New York

Hopper.com | Posted 11.09.2014 | Travel
Hopper.com

The team at Hopper has put together this list of the 10 longest non-stop flights from New York City; the ones that take passengers further afield than anywhere else, from the bubbling bazaars of Indian Mumbai, to the seething streets of China's megacities.

One-On-One With Pakistan's First Hockey Olympian, Aziz ur Rehman Khan

Mariam Khan | Posted 10.08.2014 | Sports
Mariam Khan

The man who brought a lot of glory to our nation, Aziz-ur-Rehman Khan was amongst the squad of the national hockey team which represented Pakistan for the very first time in the XIVth London Olympiad. I visited the gentleman in the early hours of the morning to know the legend further while he takes a stroll down memory lane.