Portrait of A Renaissance Man

Portrait of A Renaissance Man

The Enduring Legacy of Rabindranath Tagore: Gurudev, the Bard of Bengal, Kobiguru. Known by these and other monikers, Tagore, India’s best-known literary figure, became the first Asian to win the Nobel Prize. That was 110 years ago. An appraisal of a Renaissance man who was a poet, philosopher, patriot, and much more. Read more »

Screen Time: Revisiting History in New Shows

A fictional account of the Hindi film industry’s early years, a celebration of two enigmatic men of science, a tender coming-of-age story, a dream-like journey into oneself, and an action-packed cop drama. Read more »

Food & Dining: A sweet Journey Around the World

Andal Balu, in her conversation with Khabar, talks about their journey into the world of gourmet chocolate, their impact on helping create artisanal chocolatiers in India and around the world, and her tips on how to taste and buy chocolate. Read more »

Point of View: More than a Room of One’s Own

For her mother, being alone meant not just silence but also fewer directions in which she was tugged. Read more »

Flash Fiction: Everything Familiar

A story about contemporary families, relationships, traditions... and cholé. Read more »

Legends: Freddie Mercury’s Musical Rhapsody

The “Bohemian Rhapsody” Man: Queen, the British rock band that took the world by storm, was the brainchild of a Parsi with roots in Gujarat. Read more »

Journeys: The Great Book Transfer

Shipping Books Across Oceans: Franklin Abbott’s decision to send half a ton of books to a college he had visited in India became a two-year saga. Read more »

Monsoon of Memories: The Dhobi with an Elephant Memory

Even as he removes wrinkles from our clothes, his own hands grow more wrinkled. But he carries on—much like the banyan tree under which he has set up his makeshift shop for decades. Read more »

Commentary: India's Democracy in Detention

India: Democracy in Danger: A power grab seems to be underway in the nation as the ruling party finds ways to crush the opposition. Read more »

Lost Childhoods?

Societies and communities are increasingly not conducive for raising children who are resilient and joyful. Read more »

Talk Time: The Indian Face of Haiku

The Haiku Mistress of India: Meet the person who has become the Indian face of a famous Japanese poetic form that has fans everywhere. Read more »

Millions Could Lose Medicaid Coverage

Some big changes are underway for Medicaid recipients over the next few months. Read more »

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

DEI initiatives are not just for corporate America. Small, minority-owned businesses also stand to benefit from such programs. Read more »

Letters from Readers

Letters to the Editor: Tendency to dismiss Gandhi is malicious propaganda/ Share your disappointment with the films RRR and Kantara. Read more »

Immigration News Briefs

No 60-day rule for civil surgeon signatures/H-1B cap season update/ Additional mail delivery process for ADIT stamp/ Application Final Action Dates for May 2023/ Dates for Filling Visa Applications- May 2023. Read more »

Priyanka dazzles at Citadel screening in Mumbai

Priyanka made heads turn at the special screening of her web series Citadel. Read more »

Good Sports: Announcing NHL Games, From Punjabi to English

Harnarayan Singh made history on Jan. 14, 2021, when he became the first Sikh broadcaster to call an NHL game in English. Read more »

Shailendra and Rajkumari Palvia endow Jain Studies at GCSU

Georgia College and State University (GCSU) in Milledgeville, GA, has established the S & R Palvia Endowed Veetraag Vigyaan Professorship in Jain Studies. Read more »

Briefs/ Six Win Guggenheim Fellowship/ The American Dream’s Dark Side/ Book Matters.

Read our regular columns: ‘Who, What, Where, When & Why’ and ‘Book Matters’. Also: ‘Six Win Guggenheim Fellowship' and 'The American Dream’s Dark Side'. Read more »

The Need for South Asian Bone Marrow Donors

South Asian bone marrow donors, who lag far behind other ethnicities, can fill an urgent need at no personal cost. Read more »

When is the best time to embark on a spiritual journey?

Time is relevant only because we have a physical body. To do anything physical, you need time because the physical is time-bound. Read more »









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