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'Would Mira Nair make a Missouri Masala now?'

Civil rights activist Deepa Iyer, former executive director, South Asian Americans Leading Together, a social justice organisation thought after a visit to the minority businesses hit in recent......

Seven Indian Americans awarded for cancer research

The Society of Asian American Scientists in Cancer Research last month presented awards to seven doctors for their outstanding contributions to cancer research. The awards were presented by Rajvir......

'Don't take a woman's financial, emotional independence for granted'

Maitri, which provides free and confidential services to South Asian-American families facing domestic violence, at its 23rd annual gala, raised half a million dollars. Ritu Jha reports About 400......

LGBTQ organisations hold candlelight vigil protesting Section 377 verdict

Several United States-based South Asian LGBTQ organisations, as well as community organisations united in solidarity against Section 377 and hosted a candle light vigil on Friday. About 70......

24 Indians among 27 arrested in Singapore after riots

Twenty-seven South Asian workers, including 24 Indians, were arrested on Monday for alleged rioting in Singapore's worst outbreak of violence in over 40 years even as the prime minister warned to......

Slowdown to hit jobs in S Asia: UN

Slowdown in economic growth in most South Asian countries barring India is expected to result in severe job cuts and lower incomes, impacting poverty alleviation programmes, a UN report said on......

Transport corridors set to boost SAARC exchange

The meeting of transport ministers of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation countries which concluded on August 31 in New Delhi, has identified road, rail and waterway corridors to......

Asia Society Conference: PM's speech

This is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's speech inaugurating the Asia Society's 16th Asian Corporate Conference -- whose theme is 'Driving Global Business: India's New Priorities, Asia's......

India eyes more free trade pacts

Buoyed by the success of signing the South Asian Free Trade Area agreement, India on Thursday committed to participate in free trade agreement with other nations in the region and asked the Indian......

Indo-US trade future bright: Rocca

Painting a bright future for Indo-US trade relations, US Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs Christina Rocca said, in the 21 century, New Delhi and Washington will work to enhance......

When Roshan met Mary

Indian actors from different generations and worlds, Roshan Seth and Sendhil Ramamurthy, star in a remarkable film, co-starring Oscar winner Mary Steenburgen and Oscar nominee Michael Lerner.......

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......

'The Reluctant Fundamentalist is a very American story'

Actor Riz Ahmed tells Aseem Chhabra that most people can relate to the film, as it is the story of an outsider trying to find a home in a new society. Riz Ahmed began his career with Michael......

Nothing Butt rugby on his mind

For a change it was rugby weekend in Mumbai. On Saturday, the 72nd All India and South Asian Rugby tournament came to a climax under fading light in the presence of a couple of hundred......

'Yes, it is difficult to be a Sania Mirza in this country'

Sania Mirza during a promotional event in Mumbai. Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar She might be one of the most sought-after sportspersons in India but tennis ace Sania Mirza says "it's......

Hijab row fallout: Asian Olympic officials highlight 'rights of athletes'

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has criticised the world governing bodies for basketball and men's tennis, saying they were preventing athletes from representing their countries at international......
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Notes on South Asia in crisis

By Eqbal Ahmad Here we publish a letter and an excerpt of an article. The letter was sent by four West Pakistani academicians... ...

http://southasiamonitor.org/detail.php?type=n&nid=10919
US blogger's killing 'exposes level of political volatility' in Bangladesh

The recent killing of Avijit Roy, a US writer and blogger of Bangladeshi origin, by machete-wielding men in the South Asian nation's capital Dhaka... ...

http://www.msn.com/en-in/news/other/us-bloggers-killing-exposes-level-of-political-volatility-in-bangladesh/ar-BBigcGw?srcref=rss
Regional Hegemony or Peaceful Rise?

In this article, Vinny Davis, Research Assistant at CPPR, looks at Sino presence in the Asia Pacific Region and what it means for the United States... ...

http://www.cppr.in/article/strategic-rise-chine-regional-hegemony-peaceful-rise/
US envoy to South Korea attacked; condition stable

Seoul, South Korea : U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was in stable condition after a man screaming demands for a unified North and South Korea slashed... ...

http://www.abplive.in/World/2015/03/05/article518798.ece/US-envoy-to-South-Korea-attacked-condition-stable
Success of Nepal peace process in India's interest

He once accused India of being an expansionist power. He had said that the Westminster form of democracy did not truly represent the will of the... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/opinion/interviews/Success-of-Nepal-peace-process-in-Indias-interest-Baburam-Bhattarai/articleshow/46462788.cms

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