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A 9/11 in Trump's America

September 11, 2001 changed everything. Doubly so for South Asians in America.They faced ignorance. They faced bullying. They faced hate deep enough to kill.But they also fought back and gained back......

Indians in America are victims, not targets

Three hate crimes have deepened the fear among South Asians that Trump's rhetoric encouraged violence against them, but there is no evidence that Indians have been specifically targeted.And as long......

That February when 'Hindus' lost American citizenship

Even as February 2017 will be remembered for the fight Americans put up for the rights of immigrants, South Asian Americans recall the February of 1923 when the US supreme court barred South Asians......

When they came for the Muslims, where were you?

'South Asian Americans stand to lose greatly.''Now is not the time to be spectators to injustice, narrowly believing that these events that currently affect part of our community won't affect us......

America in the Trump era: What desis must do

'For some South Asians, it may be tempting to think "I'm not Muslim, this doesn't really affect me".''But please know, it affects all of us,' says Arun Venugopal, a reporter at WNYC in New York.......

The rise and fall of the ultra-right

Financial globalisation - or ultra globalisation - has done more harm than good to the majority of economies, say Anshuman Gupta & Karunakar Jha. After Brexit and Donald Trump winning in the US,......

The good, bad and ugly of India's HDR rankings

While India's human development index has improved, absolute performance levels aren't satisfactory, says T N Ninan. The Human Development Report (HDR) that was published recently by the United......

'Demonetisation is theft'

'Demonetisation, is in principal, a mistake, because it involves a theft -- a taking of private property by the State.''It is one of those bad Indian ideas that has been tried twice in the past,......

Delhi Belly, Nirbhaya, The Night Of: Poorna's awesome journey

'There are a lot of things to make the series The Night Of relevant.''The decision to make it -- not only South Asian, but Pakistani Muslim -- is intensively relevant with what's going on today.'......

'More to South Asians than curry'

Ronny Jhutti is giving one of the most riveting performances in New York in the play The People Next Door. He plays Nigel, the son of a white woman and a Pakistani in Glasgow, who is drawn to the......

Review: The Big Sick is a heartwarming film

The Big Sick is packed with delicious details, moments and scenes that makes the film stand apart as a smart rom-com, says Aseem Chhabra. What is it with desi stand-up comics in the US? In the......

'I am comfortable being a Pakistani lesbian'

'I was told by everyone who mattered that it was dangerous for me to be an out-of-the-closet lesbian, who is a Pakistani in America. But I’ve never played by the rules.' Fawzia Mirza, who is......

Why Indo-Canadians dominate cricket

With new immigrants coming to Canada from India and other South Asian countries, cricket as a sport is fast catching up in this ice hockey-crazy country. "Cricket is the number one sport in India......

'Veil no bar to glory for Muslim women'

Winning the Asian Games 200 metres in a veil proves there are no barriers to Muslim women pursuing their sporting dreams, champion Ruqaya Al Ghasara said on Monday. The 24-year-old wore a hijab --......

Australian cricket team's bus hit by a rock in Bangladesh

'We are comfortable with the response from the Bangladesh authorities and the increased security presence we have been provided in light of the incident.' IMAGE: Australia captain Steve Smith,......

Why no Pakistan athletes have qualified for the Rio Olympics...

The seven participants due to represent Pakistan at next month's Games have all been given wildcard entries IMAGE: Pakistan's flag bearer Sohail Abbas holds the national flag as he leads the......

In Pakistan, young female boxers punch through gender barriers

'A number of girls were keen on training, but due to social pressures, I had been avoiding the issue' IMAGE: Anum, 17, punches with her coach Younus Qambrani while others observe during an......
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Islamic radicalization in Pakistan poses threat to world, say experts

Pakistan continues to remain an epicenter of Islamic radicalization, said a group of international experts while speaking on a side event titled... ...
India ranked 133rd in World Happiness Index 2018

India has been ranked 133rd in a global list of the happiest countries, according to a UN-based report.The World Happiness Index 2018, which... ...
a bitter religious divide comes to the fore

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'New Cold War' brewing in Indian Ocean, says expert

Washington D C [United States], Feb. 23 (ANI): One of Australia's leading academic experts on strategy and security in South Asia and the Indian... ...
Taiwan looks south for Muslim tourist dollars

From halal fried chicken to hot springs hotels with prayer facilities, Taiwan is adapting its traditional tourist draws to woo Muslim visitors as... ...

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