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  • Iceland's Filmy Passage to India

    Iceland's Filmy Passage to India January 2013 - Dramatic Iceland seen in several masala movies: the new Love, Outlaw; two films, Tamil and Telugu, in 2009; and a new Telugu film, Nayak, with scenes also in Slovenia, Norway, and Greece.

  • CRIMES AGAINST INDIAN WOMEN RISE

    CRIMES AGAINST INDIAN WOMEN RISE January 2013 - Last month in Delhi, a brutal gang-rape shocked the nation, galvanizing many people. While Delhi is notorious for attacks on women, the problem is widespread in India. Statistics are grim.

  • Laser Documentary Honors Monk

    Laser Documentary Honors Monk January 2013 - Laser shows are popular-- ever heard of a laser documentary? Manick Sorcar, magician P.C. Sorcar's son, has produced Swamiji on Swami Vivekananda, born January 12, 1863--150 years ago.

  • TIDBITS, NOT TWEETS

    TIDBITS, NOT TWEETS January 2013 - American football (not soccer) in India / Indians, largest group in Britain / Genomes show Indian ancestry of gypsies / Foreign Policy magazine’s top 100 global thinkers / Indian words not in the OED

  • BOOK MATTERS

    BOOK MATTERS January 2013 - Music novel: Dancing to the Flute / medicine, health: The Day My Brain Exploded / art + 17th-century verse: I Saw a Peacock with a Fiery Tail / kids, folktale: The Great Race / laborer's life in Delhi: A Free Man

  • R.I.P. (with additions from the world of dance)

    R.I.P. (with additions from the world of dance) December 2012 - R.I.P.: Khabar offers a look at a selection of 15 notable Indians who died in 2012. Rest in Peace. Open the article to read about all 15 men and women.

  • Make Art, Not War

    Make Art, Not War November 2012 - On the 50th anniversary of the Indo-China border war, artists Hetain Patel and Ren Qian shadowed gestures and speech to highlight the importance of bilateral relations.

  • Raj Chetty wins a 2012 MacArthur Fellowship

    Raj Chetty wins a 2012 MacArthur Fellowship November 2012 - Raj Chetty has shown that the impact of talented teachers is huge—and measurable. For the next five years, he and 22 other recipients of this “genius” award will each receive $100,000 annually.

  • FILM VIEWS

    FILM VIEWS November 2012 - Five new films: Delhi Safari (India’s first stereoscopic 3D animation film), Decoding Deepak (about Chopra), Kumare (not a real guru), Midnight's Children, and Life of Pi (tall tale).

  • MORE FILMS, OLD AND NEW

    MORE FILMS, OLD AND NEW November 2012 - India’s 1st motion picture and five others from that silent era are now available on DVD; also the 1st Bengali feature film; and new Festival of Lights (teenage daughter rebels, yearns to return to Guyana).

 

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