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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.......

Oceans should not become new theatres of contests: PM Modi

Amid a standoff between China and some East Asian nations over South China Sea, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said oceans, space and cyberworld should not become "new theatres of contests"......

'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......

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......

Blessed to have lived in the times of Daniel Day-Lewis

'He has given us a history, a heritage that we can share with generations to come,' says Aseem Chhabra. IMAGE: Gordon Warnecke and Daniel Day-Lewis, right, in Stephen Frears' My Beautiful......

The American prof who's made a movie about India

Meet Srihari Sathe. Producer. Director. Professor. Shrihari Sathe is an Indian- American film producer based in New York City. He has worked on a range of films: Producing Dukhtar, Pakistan's......

'Rajinikanth has no insecurity'

'It's an experience of a lifetime. It's the first time I acted in a South Indian film where I was treated as an equal by an actor.' Radhika Apte gets candid. For an indie film actress, Radhika Apte......

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......

'Since my engagement, questions are being raised about my focus'

Dropped from India's women's hockey team for the Rio Olympics, skipper Ritu Rani reveals her side of the story to Rediff.com's Aruneel Sadadekar. IMAGE: India captain Ritu Rani with her Poland......

Meet India's Olympics swimming hopeful

'To win a medal at the Olympics you need 12 to 15 Virdhawals and Sejwals.''We lack a swimming culture.''Countries like the US, Australia, France and China are powerhouses, with access to the best......

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......

A heart-wrenching tale of forgotten athletes

IMAGE: Kim So-young, left, a former gymnast who was paralysed from the neck down at 16 after falling off the parallel bars while training, talks to former Olympic gold medalist Jang Mi-ran at her......
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Ghani in Tehran to attend Rouhani's oath ceremony, hold bilateral talks

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani arrived in Tehran to attend swearing in ceremony of his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani and discuss bilateral... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/world-news/ghani-in-tehran-to-attend-rouhani-s-oath-ceremony-hold-bilateral-talks-76137.html
The Picasso of South Asia

Art historian Yashodhara Dalmia's book on the Sri Lankan artist, who fell so deeply for India that he even claimed Rajput descent, is a momentous... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/the-picasso-of-south-asia/20170728.htm
Are we on the brink of water wars?

'Nature does not send us a bill, so we ignore them in decision making until we hit a moment of crisis, such as the current shortage of water.'... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/are-we-on-the-brink-of-water-wars/20170728.htm
Rediscovering Delhi through the words of Intizar Husain

While wandering the bylanes of Daryaganj, Faiz Ullah stumbled upon a stack of pirated copies of Intizar Husain's urdu work Dilli tha Jiska Naam .... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/culture-news/once-there-was-a-city-named-dilli-rediscovering-delhi-through-the-words-of-intizar-husain-73882.html
Wayanad gearing up for international jackfest

A six-day international Workshop on production, value addition and marketing of jackfruit will be held at the Regional Agricultural Research... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/wayanad-gearing-up-for-international-jackfest-117072500352_1.html

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