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Stop discriminatory surveillance of Muslims in US: Rights group

Several Sikh, Hindu and South Asian rights groups have asked the United States justice department to probe the "discriminatory" surveillance of Muslims by the New York police department, saying......

Jeet Thayil wins South Asian Literature award

Well-known Indian poet and novelist Jeet Thayil has won the DSC South Asian literature prize worth $50,000 (about Rs 27 lakh) for his debut novel Narcopolis. Thayil is the first Indian author to......

3 Indian authors in race for $50,000 literary prize

Three Indian writers are in the running for the $50,000 (about Rs 27,50,000) DSC South Asian literature prize given to the best novel thematically linked to the South Asian region. Jeet Thayil's......

Indians among 'top 10 undocumented populations in US'

Immigration and racial profiling are the burning issues for Indian Americans and the broader South Asian American community, said Deepa Iyer, executive director, South Asian Americans Leading......

This US Congressman is proud of his Indian roots

In his first interview with a South Asian newspaper after being sworn in, Hansen Hashim Clarke, the newly-minted member of the United States House of Representatives representing Michigan's 13th......

'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......

'Women make very good peacekeepers'

'If you look at peacekeeping right now, it is fraught with accusations of sexual abuse or peacekeepers involved in deals that are outside their purview, human trafficking.' 'When a contingent of......

The Hundred-Foot Journey, served with a lot of heart

The Hundred-Foot Journey treats its Indian characters with respect, discovers Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com Someone first reading the premise of The Hundred-Foot Journey may think it is an implausible......

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 --......

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......

It's Arab world vs soccer world!

FIFA candidate Champagne courts Europe support over Qatar World Cup IMAGE: Arab men sit at a shoemaker's stall with a replica of the FIFA World Cup trophy. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images......

Beijing awarded 2022 Winter Olympics

Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, announces Beijing as the city to host the 2022 Winter Olympics during the 128th International Olympic Committee Session, in Kuala......
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India remains united,democratic due to Gandhi's non-violence

India has remained united after independence and retained democracy due to the non-violent approach followed by Mahatma Gandhi which became... ...

http://www.siasat.com/news/india-remains-uniteddemocratic-due-gandhis-non-violence-954897/
SHOCKING! Twitterati abuse Pakistani girl, ask her 'hourly rates' as she wrote blog on 'sex as young woman'

New Delhi: All hell broke loose on Twitter after a Pakistani woman - Zahra Haider - wrote an article titled 'What I learned having sex as a young... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/shocking-twitterati-abuse-pakistani-girl-ask-her-hourly-rates-as-she-wrote-blog-on-sex-as-young-woman_1882060.html
Secularism is a Bangladeshi treat

By Ibtisam Ahemd There is a door in Ahsan Manzil that is carved with the utmost love and intricacy that embodies a culture rich in its... ...

http://southasiamonitor.org/detail.php?type=n&nid=16743
Blogger calls on US for help as threats from Islamic extremists rise

Washington: When Bangladeshi blogger and social activist Ashif Entaz Rabi hosted a TV talk show about a slaying of a publisher by Islamic... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/world/bangladesh-blogger-calls-on-us-for-help-as-threats-from-islamic-extremists-rise-2763596.html
Identity as Choice

The intriguing nature of identity continues to fascinate scholars and politicians alike even to this day. Endless reams of newsprint spent on the... ...

http://kanglaonline.com/2016/05/identity-as-choice/

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