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New Program Incentivizes Investors To Help Fund Education In India

Reuters | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.11.2016 | Impact

MUMBAI, July 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new funding model for development programmes in India which gives private investors a return on their ...

The Tigers and Forts of Rajasthan

Nirja Raju | Posted 07.11.2016 | Travel
Nirja Raju

Wildlife and ancient ruins are an everyday scene, at The Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, Rajasthan. Here is a quick guide to plan a safari trip, you wi...

The Great Indian Footprint: Discovering an Inspiring India

Natasha Srdoc | Posted 06.09.2016 | World
Natasha Srdoc

Three successful entrepreneurs embarked on a journey in India to capture inspiring stories. It's a first-hand learning experience to better understand India's geography, culture, arts, history, infrastructure, cities, towns, and villages. 

An Unusual Harmony in Rajasthan's Hilly Outcrops

Geetika Jain | Posted 04.20.2016 | Travel
Geetika Jain

Exactly half way on the road between Jodhpur and Udaipur in Rajasthan, India, where the cultures of Marwar and Mewar meet, lies Jawai, an atmospheric ...

These Weird Legends are Said to Bring one Good Luck.Would you try them out?

Menorca Chaturvedi | Posted 04.08.2016 | Weird News
Menorca Chaturvedi

Would you consider dangling upside-down from the top of a castle to be potentially blessed with the 'gift of the gab'? What about spinning on a mosaic...

Immigration, Ambition, Identity Shape Film Miss India America

Jim Luce | Posted 03.25.2016 | Entertainment
Read More: Aligarh, Ambition, American Dream, American India Foundation, Angelika Film Center Plano, Aroon Shivdasani, Asian Variety Show, AVS TV, Beauty Pageants, Berlin International Film Festival, Brown Girl Magazine, California, Cambria Hotels & Suites, Cinephiles, Civitas, Container Store, Dallas, Dallas Video Fest, Depression, Desiplaza TV, DFW South Asian Film Festival, Dhanak, Diya TV, Documentaries, Etihad Airways, Feature Films, Female Empowerment, Festival De Cannes, Film, Forever Rakhi, Gay & Lesbian Issues, Gender Inequality, Hannah Simone, Hansal Mehta, Help US Find Sunil Tripathi, I Say Bhallaji, Identity, Immigrants, Immigration, India, Indian Association of North Texas, Indian-American Community, Indian-American Culture, Indo-American Arts Council, Jaswant Lalwani, Jet Airways, Jim Luce, Jingo Media, Jitin Hingorani, Karishma Radio, Kosha Patel, LGBT Programming, LGBTQ India, Life of Pi, Lily Prasad, Meera Simhan, Megha Kadakia, Mental Illness, Mercedes Benz of Plano, Milaap USA, Miss India America, New Girl, New York Film Festival, New York Indian Film Festival, North Texas, Nyiff, Opening Night, Orange County CA, Overachievement, Parish Episcopal School, Patrick O'Hara Salon, Perot Museum, Radio Azad, Radio Hot Pepper 1220 AM, Rajasthan, Ravi Kapoor, Red Carpet, San Jose, Saurabh Kikani, Selig Polyscope, Shorts, Shraman South Asian Museum, Slave Brides, South Asian Community, South Asian Immigrants, South by Southwest, Star Wars, Sundance, Suraj Sharma, Tanima Bhattacharya, Texas, The Backward Class, Tiya Sircar, Toronto International Film Festival, TV Asia, U.S. India Chamber of Commerce DFW, U.S. Premiere, Vampire Diaries, Venice Film Festival, Viveck Vaswani, Wells Fargo, Women Entrepreneurs DFW, Women in Film, World Affairs Council, Dfwsaff, Entertainment News
Jim Luce

It should come as no surprise to anyone familiar with the culture of South Asian immigrants that both ambition and identity do a similar dance, often with greater intensity, and is among the latest variations on a familiar American story.

Cultural Smarts & International Etiquette: India's Hindu Holi Festival!

Sharon Schweitzer | Posted 03.15.2016 | Business
Sharon Schweitzer

One of the most exotic holiday celebrations I've experienced is India's Hindu festival Holi. We were in Rajasthan and were delighted to receive an inv...

Rajasthan a Dream Destination for Photographers

Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D. | Posted 02.07.2016 | Arts
Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D.

Hilltop forts, camels climbing sand dunes, mustached men in turbans, women in colorful saris, religious temples, are all a part of the many photograph...

Sound of the Jharu (Grass Broom) - Gleanings From My Trip Through India

Chana Widawski | Posted 11.02.2015 | Travel
Chana Widawski

I had to pinch myself to confirm it was true. Had I really won a month of India travel through a contest called "You Wander We Pay?"

Breathtaking Photos Of India That Will Make You Want To Visit

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.08.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by The Editors of Condé Nast Traveler Photo by Anne Garde; assouline.com Assouline's weighty new book, Rajasthan Style--written by Laure Ver...

The Road to Rajasthan

Mary Anne Erickson | Posted 03.02.2015 | Travel
Mary Anne Erickson

The end of the year seems a fitting time to close the 2014 chapter on Route 66 and open the door to new adventures. Months before I committed to the road trip with the Ride for the Relay, I was planning an equally exciting adventure with a group of women to visit India.

Kolkata-Born Photographer Uses Football To Empower Girls In India

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.17.2014 | Arts

"I believe that girls' empowerment is of vital global importance," Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri, one of the famed photographers/filmmakers behind Markus and ...

50 Incredible Travel Destinations to Consider for 2014

Viator | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel
Viator

No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you take these places into consideration when planning your 2014 travels.

What Happens When East Meets West?

Sister Jenna | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

I've been traveling to India for over 20 years, and each time I visit I find out something new about myself. I find that I have more space to love, accommodate, care, give passage and smile more.

Indian National Congress Receives a Flogging From the Bharatiya Janata Party

Kokulan Mahendiran | Posted 02.16.2014 | World
Kokulan Mahendiran

Following record-breaking electoral participation, the results of four state assembly elections were announced on Sunday. The resounding 4-0 victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party served as an ominous flogging of the Indian National Congress.

5 Incredible Grand Tours You Can Actually Afford

Budget Travel | Posted 02.04.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Sometimes a one-week vacation just isn't enough, especially when you wake up the last morning of your trip and don't want to leave yet -- it's too soon, and you've just begun to discover what makes your destination so special.

PHOTOS: 5 Closeted Gay Hot Spots

Posted 02.14.2013 | Travel

Because the march of progress is as unstoppable as the best pride parades, attitudes toward homosexuality are changing around the globe and new destin...

PHOTOS: Pilgrimage To Pushkar

Megan Snedden | Posted 02.26.2013 | Travel
Megan Snedden

As I stepped barefoot through the lake's sacred gateway, a man drizzled orange flower petals into my palm.

Living Like A Maharaja In Majestic Rajasthan

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 02.04.2013 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

While maharajadom in the past tended to be defined by its exclusivity, my ascension to a taste of royalty can, with a bit of planning, be replicated by almost anyone who can manage to get themselves to Rajasthan.

PHOTOS: 25 Ghastly Places Popular With Travelers

Viator | Posted 12.31.2012 | Travel
Viator

The smaller islands in the lagoon that served as mass graves during Venice's many bouts with the plague. The one island that never saw disease, hosted an insane asylum that now stands abandoned.

A Clear Day In The Blue City Of Jodhpur

Leora Novick | Posted 07.04.2012 | Travel
Leora Novick

Even as I left, the scent of the marketplace clung to my skin.

A Rainy Day In The Rajasthani Desert

Leora Novick | Posted 06.30.2012 | Travel
Leora Novick

They turned to me and explained that visitors in their village were quite rare and rain in the summer season rarer still.

Northern India's Golden Triangle

Scott S. Smith | Posted 05.19.2012 | Travel
Scott S. Smith

Awakened by the haunting first call to Muslim prayer at 4:30 a.m., we rode elephants up steep hills to Amber Fort, a massive citadel for Hindu rulers.

Don't Cry for Them, Rajasthan: Katy Perry and Russell Brand Never Really Loved You

Sandip Roy | Posted 03.03.2012 | Entertainment
Sandip Roy

At this rate, the Indian tourism ministry is going to have to start including a health warning and a loyalty card with wedding permits.

PHOTOS: Observations From A First-Time Visitor To India

Terri Colby | Posted 12.21.2011 | Travel
Terri Colby

India is truly a love-it-or-hate-it destination. For me, its pull is magnetic.