Amid the ashes of World War II, with the stench of industrial-scale genocide in their nostrils, the nations of the world pledged to do better. They signed onto the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
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Long before Mahatma Gandhi's activism inspired the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and civil rights leaders, another trans-Atlantic relationship would play a significant role in shaping African-American thought: the close friendship between W.E.B. Du Bois and Indian freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai, known by many as the Lion of Punjab.
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So India can have its Swach Shakti moment, its gigawatts of solar and wind, its high performance urban development, its inclusive, low-carbon growth. But there are two major threats.
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.
Looking at Brett Novak's work, the most astonishing thing is the beauty of his cinematic gaze. His videos act both as a reflection of and a medium between capturing the experience of skateboarding and different places and their spatial potential.
A dog was found frightened and trapped in a gate by a man in India. The dog was stuck in the gate by his waist, unable to pull his hind legs through.
Since ancient times, astrology has been an important facet of Hindu belief. In contemporary India, it would be safe to say that few people take major decisions without consulting astrologers.
Every year, some of Hollywood's biggest stars get snubbed during the film awards season. This year is no exception. Many believe Jennifer Aniston, Jake Gyllenhaal, Angelina Jolie and others were "robbed" of Academy Awards.
This essay is not about Narendra Modi's silences, real or perceived. It is not about allegations of silence made and repeated in the echo-chamber of unimaginative media discourses. No. It is about a real silence that no one in the media bothers calling out.
When I think of Kashmir, I picture my grandmother strolling through her manicured garden in our family home in Raj Bagh. 'Cookie Mummy', as I used to call her, would be flanked on both sides by tall flowers standing at attention to salute her.
The global Hindu community, while inextricably rooted in the peoples and soil of India and their diaspora, can't be superficially contained or constrained by boundary or ideology, or any kind of classification of race, gender, sexuality, or caste.
The 46-year-old editor was arrested on charges of deliberately outraging religious sentiment under section 295A of India's penal code, after police in Mumbai received multiple complaints about her paper, according to news reports. After being released on bail after her court appearance, Dalvi fled her home and shut down her office.
Not enough is known to predict why the high pressure system occasionally allows an atmospheric river to sneak in and water California, though reports Andres Thompson at Climate Central. The latest river is far from significantly easing California drought.
Love is a popular concept in urban Bangladesh. Influenced by Hollywood chic flicks and sleazy Bollywood dance numbers, our young couples are eager to go out. As a culture however, public displays of affection are strict no-goes.