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Comic From India Calls Trump 'America's Arranged Marriage' On 'Conan'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.26.2017 | Comedy

Comedian Vir Das killed it on “Conan” Tuesday night, summing up America’s relationship with Donald Trump in the most perfectly funny way. Das, f...

Watch This Indian Teen Unapologetically Tear Down Misogyny Brown Women Face

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 04.25.2017 | Women

This is what it sounds like when a brown girl speaks her mind. Aranya Johar is an 18-year-old Mumbai-based poet who performs in and curates open-mic e...

Indian Cops Arrest Alleged Kingpin Behind U.S. Tax Scam

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 04.08.2017 | Crime

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian police said on Saturday they have arrested the alleged mastermind behind a call center scam run out of a Mumbai suburb that ...

Touching Ad Normalizes Transgender Motherhood In India, Where The Issue Is Stigmatized

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 04.05.2017 | Queer Voices

This commercial is redefining India’s traditional family. The touching short film above, which Procter & Gamble’s Vicks created, tells the true st...

Gay Indian Men Strip Down For Queer Magazine Pictorial

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.07.2017 | Queer Voices

An independent, up-and-coming publication that strives to present the queer community as one of deep diversity is putting the gay men of Mumbai, India...

Train Derails In Eastern India, Killing At Least 39 People And Injuring 50

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 01.22.2017 | World

By Jatindra Dash and Suvashree Choudhury BHUBANESWAR/MUMBAI, India (Reuters) - At least 39 people were killed and 50 injured on Saturday night when ni...

This Photo Of A Trump Billboard In Mumbai Is Real, And So Is The Dark Irony

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.31.2016 | World

It’s a photo so poignant and so symbolic you’d be forgiven for assuming it’s faked. And you wouldn’t be alone in that conclusion: Both Reddit...

A Mumbai Mosque Lifted Its Ban On Women And Hundreds Came Out To Celebrate

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.30.2016 | Religion

More than 200 women entered the inner sanctum of Mumbai’s historic Haji Ali Dargah mosque on Tuesday after trustees at the site lifted a ban on fema...

The Writing Life: Parents, Sons, and Questions That Linger

Pranay Gupte | Posted 10.20.2016 | Parents
Pranay Gupte

The Gift of Connections / By Pranay Gupte It is now nearly 50 years since, very early on a cool September morning, I said farewell to my father and m...

The Writing Life: No, Usha Khanna Did Not Die, She Still Lives

Pranay Gupte | Posted 07.17.2016 | Women
Pranay Gupte

Usha Khanna died on Saturday morning at the age of 89. I never met her, and this will always be one of my regrets. But I feel compelled to write abo...

Innovative bottom-up solutions to tackle urban poverty

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 06.18.2016 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

By Adèle Charbonneau Cities around the world have been experimenting participatory processes - in peace building, mapping, and ensuring women's safe...

A New Yorker In Goa

Todd Greenwood | Posted 06.17.2016 | Travel
Todd Greenwood

Goa: it is more than a convenient crossword puzzle answer. Tucked into the West Coast of the Indian subcontinent, the tiny state is a former outpost of those seafaring people - the Portuguese. It was once known as the "Rome of the East" (Rome, minus pasta and Popes).

Gone Away Forever, But Still Here In My Heart

Pranay Gupte | Posted 06.17.2016 | Parents
Pranay Gupte

I often refer to my late mother, Prof. Dr. Charusheela Gupte, as the most important influence in my life.

Life in Mumbai India

Kimberly Cantor | Posted 05.18.2017 | Travel
Kimberly Cantor

We woke up around 7am and had breakfast on the 20th floor of the Taj. The restaurant overlooked the Gateway of India and the Arabian Sea. We got up ...

Mumbai India - Our Stay at Taj Mahal Palace

Kimberly Cantor | Posted 05.16.2017 | Travel
Kimberly Cantor

We had a non-stop, fifty minute flight from Goa to Mumbai, which was the last city on our seven week tour through India. I can't believe our time her...

Promising Initiatives that could change cities in 2016

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 05.11.2017 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

By Adèle Charbonneau As the year 2016 was beginning, a number of promising initiatives emerged that could change the face of cities. The trajectorie...

Providing Better Data On The Burden Of Childhood Cancer In LMICs

SickKids Centre for Global Child Health | Posted 04.19.2017 | Impact
SickKids Centre for Global Child Health

By Dr. Sumit Gupta and Dr. Shaun Morris The significant progress that has been made in treating pediatric cancer is rightly celebrated: over 80% of c...

Adam Afara: International Event Planner and Wedding Designer

Madinah James | Posted 03.26.2017 | Weddings
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Madinah James

Afara is a talented designer who specializes in wedding planning and creating imaginative sets, private party set ups, and innovative décor for several corporate events.

Making "LOEV" in Mumbai

Sudhanshu Saria | Posted 03.13.2017 | Media
Sudhanshu Saria

India has always been known for its contrasts and, true to form, it surpassed us and resisted us and bullied us in as many ways as it loved us and supported us and surprised us with kindness. India gave me my first feature, so I'll always be grateful to her, but I'm not done asking yet.

Beyoncé Is A Kaleidoscopic Vision In Coldplay's 'Hymn For The Weekend' Video

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.29.2016 | Entertainment

Coldplay's "Hymn for the Weekend," frontman Chris Martin's version of a party song featuring guest vocals by Beyoncé, just got a gorgeous video treat...

Helping NGOs Improve Impact Assessments?

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 01.28.2017 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

In the development sector, giving a clear, quantifiable picture of a program's impact helps beneficiaries and funders ensure that grant money reaches its target, and it also assists foundations, governments, and NGOs in making better funding choices.

How to Shop the World's Best Markets Like a Pro

Spot | Posted 01.20.2017 | Travel
Spot

There's perhaps no better way to get to know a place than by logging time in its markets, swapping stories with the vendors, and running your hands over items filled with heritage and history.

Mumbai Diaries: A Love Story

Jennifer Brozost and Vimmi Shroff, | Posted 01.12.2017 | Education
Jennifer Brozost and Vimmi Shroff,

It took us traveling halfway around the world to understand how the United States, and especially New York City, is a true pioneer in education, both ...

From Miami to Mumbai: What Makes Cities Competitive?

Marcelo Giugale | Posted 12.16.2016 | World
Marcelo Giugale

What do cities that succeeded have in common? What have they done right? And what do they still need to do to stay on top?

International Film Festival of India, Goa, 2015

Bijaya Jena | Posted 12.14.2016 | Arts
Bijaya Jena

Cinema is never demarcated as art or commercial anywhere in the world but always good or bad. But unfortunately, in India, it's different.