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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......

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......

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......

'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......

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......

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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Tracing societies through biographies

Memory is thought to be multilayered and interactive. Small wonder then, more and more sociologists are using films, photographs and maps as the... ...

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Seven Indian football legends the millennials have forgotten

We are hours away from the kick off of the UEFA Euro Cup final 2016, which will be watched by billions worldwide. Football, known aptly as the... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/sports-news/seven-indian-football-legends-the-millennials-have-forgotten-1468173173.html
Jane Austen has a new cult following. And it is in Pakistan

Youve probably heard of the Jane Austen cults in America and Australia. What you wouldnt have heard of is such a cult in Pakistan that meets to... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/culture-news/jane-austen-has-a-new-cult-following-and-it-is-in-pakistan-1468341752.html
Brother admits "honour killing" of Pakistani social media star

By Syed Raza Hassan and Mehreen Zahra-Malik KARACHI/ISLAMABAD, July 17 (Reuters) - The brother ofQandeel Baloch, whose risqué social media posts... ...

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California removes ‘forced conversions’ from textbooks

The California school curriculum framework approved by the State Board of Education on Thursday has altered an earlier draft by removing references... ...

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