• Kalakriti’s new virtual exhibition ‘Sights & Insights’ highlights contemporary art 02 Jun 2020 11:43 With lockdown restrictions being gradually lifted in Hyderabad, Kalakriti art gallery in Banjara Hills has opened its doors to visitors, with safety protocols in place. While visitors can view some of the artworks on display, virtual exhibitions will …
  • France begins 'Phase II' of easing lockdown measures as coronavirus abates 02 Jun 2020 11:04 Issued on: 02/06/2020 - 07:37Modified: 02/06/2020 - 07:41 France began a second phase of easing lockdown rules on Tuesday as official figures show the novel coronavirus outbreak continuing to diminish in the country following an initial …
  • Office interior company, Flipspaces offers products for post Covid-19 02 Jun 2020 09:59 Flipspaces, a commercial interior venture has launched Rebootspaces, a line of products and services that focuses on creating next-generation commercial spaces that are intuitive, empathetic, and safe, along with ergonomic workspaces. A press statement …
  • Puneet Issar on playing Duryodhan in Mahabharat: I took people’s hatred as a compliment 02 Jun 2020 08:56 Written by Sana Farzeen | Mumbai | Published: June 2, 2020 2:18:04 pm Puneet Issar shared how people’s hatred convinced him that he was doing a good job in Mahabharat. (Photo: Puneet Issar/Instagram) After a successful rerun on Doordarshan, Mahabharat …
  • CII Annual session: What Modi has told business leaders in recent years 02 Jun 2020 07:05 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the inaugural address on 'Getting Growth Back' via a virtual online meeting at the annual session of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Tuesday. His address comes at a time when companies are …
  • 5 oldest recipe books from India 02 Jun 2020 05:04 “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” The quote by 19th century English writer, Virginia Woolf, depicts the place food holds in our lives. Food is the path to know the culture, tradition and practices of a civilization …
  • Dwai Lahiri’s ‘The Mahāsiddha Field’: A journey without limits 02 Jun 2020 05:03 Software engineer-turned-author Dwai Lahiri calls his book The Mahāsiddha Field a mash-up of science fiction, fantasy and mythology. Not surprising, considering the book borrows elements from puranas and itihasa, even as its characters — an elderly …
  • As Bob Marley’s ‘Buffalo Soldier’ 02 Jun 2020 03:28 BETWEEN 1840 and 1940, way before Bob Marley would sing Buffalo Soldier in a searing lament to the black men from Africa shipped as slaves to fight Native Americans for their white masters, a similar drama was enacted in Asia. In China, Indian soldiers and …
  • Bozemanites rally, protest racial inequality 02 Jun 2020 02:54 By Bella Butler EBS STAFF BOZEMAN – Large crowds took to the streets of Bozeman on Sunday joining Missoula, Billings, Great Falls, Helena and other cities nationwide in an expression of solidarity for racial equality following the alleged murder of George …
  • Soap operas, fatwas and censorship: the Turkey-UAE battle for hearts and minds 02 Jun 2020 02:48 In early 2018, the Dubai-based, Saudi-owned, Middle East Broadcasting Centre (MBC) announced via UAE media that it was going to ban Turkish drama series, despite the soap operas’ massive popularity in the Arab world. Though there was no explanation …
  • An American Tragedy 02 Jun 2020 01:20 People, some of them kneeling gather in Trafalgar Square in central London on Sunday, May 31, 2020 to protest against the recent killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis that has led to protests across the US. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) …
  • In the protests over George Floyd’s death, restaurants become flash points of class disparity 02 Jun 2020 01:16 Brasserie Beck reopened its patio on Saturday afternoon for the first time since March, when the coronavirus pandemic shut down restaurants across Washington. Chef and owner Robert Wiedmaier had 100 reservations on the books. At around 5 p.m., with things …
  • Why Indians Don’t Come Out on the Streets Against Regular Police Brutality 02 Jun 2020 00:50 Cities all over the US have seen protests against the killing of an African-American man, George Floyd, by the police. L: Delhi policemen beating unarmed Muslim men lying on the ground and forcing them to sing the national anthem. R: A Minneapolis …
  • France prepares to lift more Covid-19 restrictions: What you need to know for Phase II 01 Jun 2020 23:51 Issued on: 01/06/2020 - 13:03Modified: 01/06/2020 - 13:03 France will begin a second phase of easing lockdown rules on Tuesday as official figures show the novel coronavirus outbreak continuing to diminish in the country following an …
  • Climate Change Threatens the Ancient Wild Rice Traditions of the Ojibwe 01 Jun 2020 21:20 The Ojibwe people of modern-day Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin have for 1,000 years adhered to a spiritual prophecy to live “where food grows on the water.” That food is native wild rice, or “manoomin” in the Anishinaabe language of the Ojibwe. But with …
  • 9-1-1's Ryan Guzman Slammed After Saying He Uses 'Slurs All the Time' 01 Jun 2020 19:37 Not a good look. 9-1-1 star Ryan Guzman is facing major backlash after posting an Instagram Live on Sunday, May 31, in which he admitted that he uses racial slurs. How Celeb Parents Are Talking to Their Kids About Racism “I have plenty of friends — black, …
  • Native Youth Olympics goes virtual for annual statewide competition 01 Jun 2020 19:07 Head official Nicole Johnston hosts the 2020 Native Youth Olympics awards ceremony virtually this year. (Screenshot from Facebook Live) The Native Youth Olympics brings together student athletes from across the state each year to celebrate Alaska Native …
  • Native American tribes' pandemic response is hamstrung by many inequities 01 Jun 2020 18:20 The SARS-CoV-2 virus is novel, but pandemic threats to indigenous peoples are anything but new. Diseases like measles, smallpox and the Spanish flu have decimated Native American communities ever since the arrival of the first European colonizers. Now …
  • Chennai to get one more Tidel IT Park 01 Jun 2020 18:16 One more Tidel IT Park will come up at Pattabiram in Chennai at a cost of ₹235 crore. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Edappadi K Palaniswami, laid the foundation stone for the facility today via video conference from the Secretariat. The 5.57-lakh sq ft, smart …
  • 'Indigenous voice matters:' What to watch this June 01 Jun 2020 18:03 Not able to go out for entertainment when the COVID-19 pandemic started, Duncan McCue was looking for television and movies to stream at home when it occurred to him that his 17-year-old son had not seen some of the classics of Indigenous cinema.  " …
  • Comoros emerges as India’s key strategic partner in western Indian Ocean 01 Jun 2020 16:11 Comoros in Western Indian Ocean is emerging as key strategic partner in the region and backs India at various fora including OIC. The Covid pandemic brought two countries closer. A consignment of COVID-19 related essential medicine supplies from India …
  • Unheard 01 Jun 2020 14:56 ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. Alaska has the highest rate of sexual assault in the nation, nearly four times the national average. About one third …
  • Native American tribes’ pandemic response is hamstrung by many inequities 01 Jun 2020 14:42 The SARS-CoV-2 virus is novel, but pandemic threats to indigenous peoples are anything but new. Diseases like measles, smallpox and the Spanish flu have decimated Native American communities ever since the arrival of the first European colonizers. Now …
  • Coronavirus claims Bollywood composer Wajid Khan at 42 01 Jun 2020 14:12 Wajid Khan, who had been suffering from a kidney ailment, passed away in Mumbai yesterday after suffering cardiac arrest, his brother told Press Trust of India news agency, adding that he had tested positive for the virus. — Picture from Twitter MUMBAI, …
  • George Floyd protests: Outrage after ex-Miss Universe Malaysia claims African-Americans ‘chose to be born coloured’ 01 Jun 2020 14:02 James’ comments have triggered massive backlash both at home and abroad, with many labelling her words as uninformed and ignorant. — Picture from Instagram/samanthakayty PETALING JAYA, June 1 — Miss Universe Malaysia 2017 winner Samantha Katie James …
  • Ertugrul debate: Faisal Javed defends Turkish drama after Fawad?s criticism on foreign content 01 Jun 2020 13:46 ISLAMABAD: Senior PTI leader and PM Imran’s close aide Faisal Javed Khan has defended Turkish drama Ertugrul, which is being aired on Pakistan Television (PTV), after criticism from Science Minister Fawad Chaudry who said that foreign content will ‘ruin’ …
  • 'Films speak a universal language': Bengali director whose Malayalam film made it to Cannes 2020 01 Jun 2020 13:40 Written by Shreya Das | Kolkata | Updated: June 1, 2020 7:04:39 pm Aneek Choudhuri’s Malayalam film Katti Nrittam is part of the Cannes Film Festival 2020 lineup. Art transcends barriers. So, it should come as no surprise when a Bengali decides to make a …
  • Accreditation achieved: Mosaic Templars Cultural Center recognized by the American Alliance of Museums 01 Jun 2020 12:57 The Mosaic Templars Cultural Center in Little Rock has joined an elite group. In April the center, a museum of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, which is a division of the Arkansas Department Parks, Heritage and Tourism, became just the third black …
  • A digital event for the promotion of Indian classical music and culture 01 Jun 2020 12:42
  • Oppo partners with T-Hub to support startups in India 01 Jun 2020 12:28 Oppo and T-Hub have announced their partnership to support the startup ecosystem in the country. The collaboration will scale up opportunity for startups specialising in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, 5G, Battery, Camera and Image Processing, Gaming …
  • Jagdish Sharma new Principal Secretary to Himachal CM 01 Jun 2020 11:49 Shimla, June 1 (IANS) Jagdish Chander Sharma has been appointed as new Principal Secretary to Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, replacing Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Sanjay Kundu, who is the new Director General of Police. Sharma, …
  • Wajid Khan laid to rest in private funeral after... 01 Jun 2020 10:59 NEW DELHI: Music director Wajid Khan, known for his compositions for Salman Khan's popular movies such as 'Wanted', the 'Dabangg' franchise and 'Ek Tha Tiger', was laid to rest at a Versova cemetery in presence of close friends …
  • The Best Things to Do While Staying Home and Staying Safe This Week: June 1-4 01 Jun 2020 10:09 We made it to June, you guys. Nobody knows what the hell this month might possibly have in store, but it's not any of the months that are behind us now, and that's one good thing it's got going for it from the jump. This first week of June' …
  • FEATURE-Loss of Canada elders to coronavirus threatens indigenous culture 01 Jun 2020 10:07 TORONTO, June 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Diane Janvier Dugan’s mother was born in 1929, there were no roads or stores in her indigenous village in northwest Saskatchewan so as a child she learned how to hunt and trap for her food. “I’m starting …
  • Difficulty of doing business in Zambia 01 Jun 2020 07:53 75 Views By Dr. Lubinda Habazooka The difficulty of doing business in Zambia has been well documented. Some say it’s taxes and some say it’s corruption. But there is a lot more that draws Zambian businesses back and its high time we admitted it as a people …
  • The Academy, Disney, Warner Bros, Netflix and other Hollywood giants stand against racism 01 Jun 2020 07:37 By: PTI | Los Angeles | Published: June 1, 2020 12:48:31 pm Major entertainment companies in the US have lend their support to the Black Lives Matter movement. (Photo: Netlfix/Twitter, HBO/Twitter, The Academy/Twitter) Major Hollywood studios …
  • Forgotten plays: No 1 – The No Boys Cricket Club (1996) by Roy Williams 01 Jun 2020 06:57 When the theatrical lockdown ends, I suspect there will be a temptation to rely on the established canon. But over the next 12 weeks I will be exploring, in reverse chronological order, some forgotten plays from the last 120 years. I’ve confined myself to …
  • Partnership models in consultancies, law firms face test 01 Jun 2020 06:43 Partnerships at professional services and law firms are under strain for the first time since the last two decades following a crushing cash crunch, mounting recurring costs and a fall in demand of services due to the downturn stoked by Covid-19. The firms …
  • The Photographer Becomes the Subject in ‘Ricky Powell: The Individualist’ 01 Jun 2020 06:30   The 10-day We Are One: A Global Film Festival continues to bring lovers of film and cinema together by virtual yet victorious means. Day two of the festival landed on Saturday, May 30, and featured much less in terms of quantity compared to the jam- …
  • What’s Coming to Netflix in June: Hannibal, V For Vendetta, ET. More 01 Jun 2020 05:09 Netflix has announced the series and films that are arriving on the service in June including all three seasons of Hannibal and more. You can see the full list below, which also includes V For Vendetta, ET: The Extra-Terrestrial, Silence of the Lambs and …
  • Priyanka Yoshikawa: From Miss World Japan to entrepreneur in the wellness world 01 Jun 2020 03:41 From moving from Japan to the States to India all before the age of 10, to being picked on at school for looking different to winning the 2016 Miss World Japan title—and being the first half—Japanese contestant to do so, Priyanka Yoshikawa is the …
  • 'We are one': Community centre brings together melting pot of cultures to close the gap 01 Jun 2020 02:53 Just last year, Yamatji woman Lennelle Papertalk was at a Geraldton department store and sent her teenage son Richard to look for socks for an upcoming basketball camp when a security guard followed him. Key points: Yamatji woman Lennelle Papertalk says …
  • A matter of concern 01 Jun 2020 00:29 Protests against CAA at Shah e Alam area in Ahmedabad in December 2019. (File) The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) in its 2020 report has categorised India as a Country of Particular Concern (CPC). India had got this …
  • ICAI to develop audit quality indicators; seeks to bolster competence of Indian audit firms 31 May 2020 11:01 NEW DELHI: In efforts to strengthen quality of auditing activities, chartered accountants' apex body ICAI will develop a framework for audit quality indicators that will also help Indian audit firms and auditors to compete globally. ICAI President Atul …
  • Shafali encourages contactless Indian greetings like Salaam/Namaste 31 May 2020 09:58 New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) As people in India and globally, are gearing up to embrace the new normal, the question on everyones mind is — how do we greet friends and family when we meet them? With hugs and handshakes being a thing of the past, traditional …
  • Never Have I Ever watched a show that depicts Indian representation this cleverly 31 May 2020 06:04 This show explores the experience of being caught between Indian and Western cultures By: Harvin Bhathal, Peak Associate As an Indian myself, I appreciated Never Have I Ever for what it provided for me. Broadly speaking (as there are a multitude of …
  • Baldeosingh: When Indians in Trinidad advanced… 30 May 2020 19:39 “It was in the 1960s that the progress of Indos as a socio-economic group began to accelerate. This process had started in the 1930s with the rise of an Indian middle-class and increased interest in Indian culture…” The following is an extract submitted to …
  • The Top U.S. Covid Hot Spots Are All Indian Lands 30 May 2020 19:26 CHINLE, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation is a vast, awe-inspiring land of desert crags and canyons, the largest reservation in the country, but today it reverberates with grief and fear. The Navajo have had more people infected with the coronavirus per capita …
  • Vancouver's Punjabi Market marking 50 years of culture and community with virtual celebrations 30 May 2020 19:18 It's not the original celebration organizers were planning, but the 50th anniversary of Vancouver's Punjabi Market will not pass without a party this year. The market is a three-block commercial district located on Main Street between East 48th and …
  • The discontents of South Asian culture 30 May 2020 10:24 A crowd during Eisenhower's visit to Pakistan in 1959. PHOTO: FILE Since the dawn of the Axial Age (8th century BC) the population levels and the size of economies of different world regions became significant enough to be recorded and quantified. …
  • The Horrific Tales Of Ethnic Cleansing Of Bangladeshi Hindus Gram 30 May 2020 02:12 By Maria Wirth Anchors at Indian TV channels are generally intelligent and capable. However, when the topic involves religion, they often lack common sense or courage. Recently Rishab Gulati said on NewsX that he wants to explore how to bring the Indian …
  • Turner Prize grants and J K Rowling — culture will bounce back with creative, generous acts 30 May 2020 01:24 Swans “returning” to the canals of Venice; the Himalayas visible from the Indian city of Jalandhar for the first time in a generation and erm … Furbies sighted in their natural forest habitat. Those “Nature is healing … we are the virus” memes have kept us …
  • Indian scientists establish stable cultures of coronavirus, can help develop vaccine 29 May 2020 13:58 The Indian government-run Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) has succeeded in establishing stable cultures of coronavirus from patients' samples, in a development virologists say could help develop a vaccine against the contagion. …
  • Mississippi Choctaw Indian Fair 2020 Cancelled!!!! 29 May 2020 11:49 Home » Local » Mississippi Choctaw Indian Fair 2020 Cancelled!!!! The Mississippi Choctaw Indian Fair has been cancelled. In an announcement made by Chief Cyrus Ben, the decision was made because of ongoing Covid-19 concerns. “I have made the difficult …
  • Indian Fair Days and Pow Wow canceled 29 May 2020 09:06 NORTH FORK — The Sierra Mono Museum and Cultural Center is notifying the public and museum members that the 50th annual Indian Fair Days and Pow Wow has been canceled.    The event, planned for August 1-2, is canceled due to the public health emergency, …
  • 'The Farm' at Schiele opens Saturday 28 May 2020 19:50 The Schiele Museum is in the heart of Gastonia, but its newly expanded outdoor exhibit, “The Farm,” aims to show the vital link between agriculture and urban dwellers. “The Farm” will be open at no charge to visitors beginning Saturday, May 30. Hours will …
  • Top 20 Indian web series that you can watch on YouTube 28 May 2020 13:37 Written by Sampada Sharma | New Delhi | Published: May 28, 2020 6:19:20 pm Here are 20 Indian web series that you can watch on YouTube. We have all embraced the streaming platform culture, but to access all the content that’s available on Netflix, Amazon …
  • Culture of silence around menstruation has become even more evident in COVID pandemic: UNICEF 28 May 2020 12:53 By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: May 28, 2020 4:24:06 pm The UNICEF-launched week-long campaign #RedDotChallenge for ensuring all girls manage their periods safely and with dignity has reached 3.2 million through social media. The culture of silence around …
  • UK PM appoints Indian-origin academic as Natural History Museum Trustee 28 May 2020 12:20 LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed Indian-origin academic Yadvinder Malhi as a new Trustee of the Natural History Museum in London. The 52-year-old expert will take on the unpaid advisory role for a period of four years until May …
  • Hallyu rising in Indonesia, but Indian pop culture still loved after decades 28 May 2020 11:53 Indonesia has seen a steady rise in the number of K-pop fans over the past 20 years, especially among the middle to upper classes. However, members of the country’s middle to lower classes who live in small towns still have a passion for Indian pop culture …
  • Punjab: Ministers row ends as top bureaucrat apologises in Cabinet meet 27 May 2020 20:01 Written by Kanchan Vasdev | Chandigarh | Published: May 27, 2020 11:44:26 pm The development came a day after CM Amarinder Singh hosted Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal and Technical Education Minister Charanjeet Singh Channi for a lunch meeting aimed …
  • Greg Chappell spoilt his name, could've been a good batting coach: Mohammad Kaif 27 May 2020 18:54 Image Source : GETTY IMAGES Greg Chappell spoilt his name, could've been a good batting coach: Mohammad Kaif Former India cricketer Mohammad Kaif feels former coach Greg Chappell lacked man-management skills and that is why he couldn't do well with …
  • 37% Indian women never bought gold: WGC study 27 May 2020 13:58 The World Gold Council’s ‘Retail Gold Insights: India Jewellery’report highlighted that 37% of Indian women have never bought gold jewellery in the past but would consider buying it in the future, presenting a significant potential audience for retail …
  • Kumail Nanjani was told to 'play up' accent in audition 27 May 2020 13:01 Kumail Nanjiani was told ''play up'' his accent when auditioning for a major Hollywood film. 'The Eternals' star - who hails from Pakistan - has revealed that he missed out on a role in the movie as he refused to exaggerate his …
  • Greg Chappell lacked good man-management skills, hence didn’t prove to be a good coach: Mohammed Kaif 27 May 2020 12:56 Former India batsman Mohammad Kaif has revealed why John Wright was respected by everyone whereas Greg Chappell failed to be a good coach. Kaif played under the stewardship of both Wright and Chappell in early 2000s. The arrival of New Zealand's John …
  • Direct-selling helps Indian farmers swerve food waste under lockdown 27 May 2020 12:24 Kannaiyan Subramaniam, a farmer on the border between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu states in southern India, was just preparing to harvest 1.5 hectares (3.5 acres) of cabbages when the country imposed one of the world's strictest lockdowns in response to …
  • ITC ties up with Star network for new food show 27 May 2020 11:19 The show -- 5 STAR Kitchen ITC Chef’s Special-- to be aired every Saturday and Sunday at 11 am, will see 12 chefs of the hotel group in conversation with journalist-turned-anchor Dheeraj Juneja about food preferences and the influence of Indian culture …
  • Chappell lacked man-management skills, Wright let Ganguly lead from the front' 27 May 2020 09:31 Former Australian cricketer Greg Chapell's stint as coach of the Indian men's senior cricket team from 2005 to 2007 was a phase that was fraught with controversy. Chappell took over from former India coach John Wright (2000-2005), after Wright …
  • Indian Day School claim applications now open 27 May 2020 05:24 CANADA – Applications are now open for members of the Federal Indian Day School Class Action to start the claim process and the applications must be sent in by July 13, 2022. Indian Day School survivors who are eligible class members of this lawsuit can …
  • A roast and then rage: Inside India’s online content creation “class wars” 26 May 2020 09:57 “This was by far the biggest fight in the creator ecosystem, not just in India, but globally. No one had seen anything like this before.” These are words of a popular YouTube creator, whose stint on Google’s video platform, goes back to its early days in …
  • The fat Indian wedding 26 May 2020 05:14 Growing up, I read a story once about a man who was traveling a long distance with his pony. Someone passed him commenting on how insensitive he was to have the pony carry so much weight. By the end of the story, he was up carrying the pony on his back …
  • The role of Hinduism and Buddhism in Promoting Indianness outside India: Scenarios of Southeast Asia 25 May 2020 23:46 by Rahul Das 25 May 2020 Abstract Hinduism or Sanatana Dharma is considered to be the oldest religion in the world (Fowler 1997, p1). This religion originated in India. Similarly, India is also the birthplace of Buddhism. Apart from trade, religion was one …
  • Harsha Bhogle on lockdown, the IPL and the future of cricket 25 May 2020 15:07 India has never been so quiet. Bustling streetside enterprises have closed; traffic has subdued; and the stumps have been pulled up on thousands of games of cricket. Harsha Bhogle has been commentating on the sport for nearly 40 years, but he cannot …
  • With ‘Four More Shots Please!,’ India gets its own ‘Sex and the City’ 25 May 2020 03:44 And, yes, there’s plenty of casual sex. There’s also oral sex, gay sex, sex in an open marriage, sex in conference rooms, sex that disappoints. Some of India’s more conservative viewers say there’s too much sex. But overall, the reaction to the show since …
  • Bengaluru-based gardener's idea makes way to France 24 May 2020 18:37 By Express News Service BENGALURU:  Deepthi Chandra B’s fairytale moment came complete with a castle. The city-based landscape architect was among the 20 winners at an international garden festival, which takes place in the castle of Chaumont sur Loire, …
  • Covid-19 a testing time, teaches power of... 24 May 2020 12:39 Bollywood playback legend Asha Bhosle, who made her debut in the digital world with her official YouTube channel recently, says that the coronavirus pandemic teaches us the power of togetherness. "I am living with my family. I am with my son, daughter …
  • Asha Bhosle: Testing time teaching us power of togetherness 24 May 2020 03:12 Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Bollywood playback legend Asha Bhosle, who made her debut in the digital world with her official YouTube channel recently, says that the global pandemic of COVID 19 teaches us the power of togetherness. “I am living with my family. I …
  • MACIC celebrates World Day for Cultural Diversity with webinar 23 May 2020 22:30 The Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture (MACIC) in Cairo organised on 21 May an online seminar to help communities better understand the value of cultural diversity and living together in harmony. Following the destruction of Bamiyan’s world famous …
  • Gruner Veltliner’s delicate white pepper notes tickling your nose 23 May 2020 22:29 THROUGHOUT known history the story of spices has been a fascinating tale of riches, danger, adventure, intrigue and deceit. In the spice world, pepper is king. Sorry, salt is a mineral, not a spice. Black and white peppercorns are the most ancient and …
  • 'Lack of bare essentials have taught me a lot', shares Raghubir Yadav on penning his autobiography (Exclusive] 23 May 2020 22:05 Happy Birthday, Jr.NTR Veteran theatre and film actor Raghubir Yadav has made an important place in the hearts and minds of the audience with his body of work for over three decades. Recently the actor marked his presence in the digital space with …
  • Latitudes of Longing: history, culture and the importance of connectedness 23 May 2020 06:22 Book Title: Latitudes of Longing ISBN-13: 978-1529405132 Author: Shubhangi Swarup Publisher: Riverrun Guideline Price: £16.99 ‘In different folklore, depending upon the teller’s longitude, latitude, dreams, dispositions, and eating patterns, different …
  • Nicolet College receives diversity award 23 May 2020 04:48 Citing its commitment to diversity and inclusive learning and work environments, Nicolet College has been selected as a 2020 Promising Places to Work award winner by two national organizations that support diversity efforts by community colleges across the …
  • In search of the ultimate justice: Dismantling rape culture in India 23 May 2020 04:10 Safoora Zargar, the MPhil student of Jamia Millia Islamia who is pregnant and was charged under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), a draconian law that makes it near impossible for the accused to get bail was shamed and trolled on social media. …
  • Suzuki and Shiva on Waking Up to a New World (in Culture) 23 May 2020 02:49 The pandemic has forced the Indian Summer Festival — “Where Worlds Meet” — online this year, with events planned throughout the coming weeks. One of the first is a discussion between India-based environmental and agricultural activist Vandana Shiva and …
  • Brown (and bisexual) 22 May 2020 23:12 There’s a moment in Mindy Kaling’s new teen dramedy “Never Have I Ever” when protagonist Devi Vishwakumar attends a Hindu religious ritual and is confronted by her own Indian-ness, or lack thereof. Most immigrant children can relate to her experience and …
  • Former ATK coach Teddy Sheringham - Indian players' diet is very fatty and doughy 22 May 2020 17:22 Former ATK boss Teddy Sheringham felt a huge gap in quality between Indian footballers and foreign players... Former ATK head coach Teddy Sheringham has criticised the diet and fitness levels of Indian footballers. The 59-year-old retired footballer, who …
  • Coronavirus crisis: Soundarya Sharma provides meals to needy in the US 22 May 2020 13:50 Bollywood actress Soundarya Sharma, who is currently stranded in Los Angeles, due to the coronavirus lockdown has taken up the task to feed the homeless. Soundarya in an interview said that she came across a few needy people around her home in the US and …
  • Five homegrown podcast apps for Indian listeners 22 May 2020 11:46 People are finding new ways to stay entertained as the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a lockdown across the country. Audio streaming has been an area that has seen an increased usage amid the pandemic. This has paved the way for homegrown podcast apps …
  • 7 Surprising Health Benefits of Drinking Hot Water 22 May 2020 09:14 Most people prefer their water cold when they drink water but surprisingly, regularly drinking very warm water, especially in the morning has a handful of benefits. According to ancient Chinese medicine and Indian culture, starting the day with a glass of …
  • Ex-chairman of anthropology at UA dies at 48 22 May 2020 08:17 FAYETTEVILLE -- Justin Murphy Nolan, former chairman of the University of Arkansas Department of Anthropology, died Tuesday at his home, according to obituary information. He was 48. Nolan died of a heart attack, the obituary states. Mike Robbins, a friend …
  • Making his kitchen his pulpit, Indian priest highlights the pandemic’s hungry 21 May 2020 22:30 MUMBAI, India (RNS) — From his kitchen in a suburb of North Mumbai, 50-year-old Catholic priest Warner D’Souza preaches across a kitchen counter laden with garden-fresh vegetables and finely ground spices for a one-pot meal. The minihomily is a prelude to …
  • E meetings, the new normal in work culture 21 May 2020 16:56 E-meetings would form a very important part of the “new normal”. (Representational/Getty Images) The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the world to introspect about the economic, social, geo-political and even environmental consequences of the outbreak. The …
  • International Tea Day: Dipping into Pune’s amruttulya tea-drinking culture 21 May 2020 10:16 New Delhi | Published: May 21, 2020 3:00:30 pm From street-side makeshift stalls to piquant brick-and-mortar Irani chai shops, these desi joints have made tea drinking not just a personal but a public act, evolving over time. (Photo: Sahapedia Pune …
  • Arca Goes on Date With the Devil in 'Time' 21 May 2020 05:44 Finally, the "Time" has come. The second single off Arca's forthcoming album, KiCK i, "Time" is the artist's most pop-minded solo work to date. A dreamy electro-pop ballad floating atop a pillowy bassline, "Time" is …
  • How the Indian contingent made their mark on the north and at Dunkirk 20 May 2020 12:49 They were men who travelled thousands of miles to fight in the Second World War. History – and Hollywood – hasn’t made a habit of highlighting the contribution made by the myriad soldiers of Force K6 of the Indian Army in such campaigns as Dunkirk in 1940, …
  • How a company misappropriated Native American culture to sell health insurance 20 May 2020 10:18 Jill Goodridge was shopping for affordable health insurance when a friend told her about O'NA HealthCare, a low-cost alternative to commercial insurance. The self-described "health care cooperative" promised a shield against catastrophic …
  • Understanding India’s streaming platforms industry in the context of lockdown 20 May 2020 08:19 In the book Folktales From India—a precious contribution to Indian culture—poet, and an authority on Indian aesthetics A K Ramanujan narrates a South Indian folktale. The folktale is called Losing a Self. It is a story of a Guru and his twelve idiot …
  • The lockdown culture guide: Of theatre, music, food, art and books 19 May 2020 17:12 | New Delhi | Updated: May 19, 2020 10:07:27 pm Tommy Foggo involves a terrifying Kraken of the Deep and the Queen of Lost Atlantis. Based on a true story, it has been written by Martin Riley, with music composed by Stephen Deazley. THEATRE The Changing …
  • The lockdown culture guide: Of theatre, music, food and art 19 May 2020 10:56 | New Delhi | Updated: May 19, 2020 4:01:47 pm Tommy Foggo involves a terrifying Kraken of the Deep and the Queen of Lost Atlantis. Based on a true story, it has been written by Martin Riley, with music composed by Stephen Deazley. THEATRE The Changing …
  • How the pandemic threatens Native Americans—and their languages 19 May 2020 00:00 May 19th 2020 THE SPOKANE people have an unusual way of saying “he got sick”: in their form of the Salish language it translates literally as “he was greeted by an illness”, using the ordinary verb for one person greeting another. In Spokane culture, …