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Festive Food Favorites! The Eternal Triumph of Goodness Over Evil. The Changing Lights of Diwali.

Festive Food Favorites! The Eternal Triumph of Goodness Over Evil. The Changing Lights of Diwali.

A collection of cherished memories and recipes. We celebrate Diwali to rekindle our faith in goodness and truth, to recover a sense of possibility that things can be better and that we have a part to play in making that happen. How have the celebrations changed over a generation? What are the thoughts and sentiments of the young, new generation towards Diwali? Read more »

Screen Time: Women Lead the Way

Political intrigue, nature’s fury, murder and mayhem … there’s more high-voltage drama than you can imagine on streaming platforms to thrill and chill you this month. Read more »

Flash Fiction: The Remembered Night

The year 1990 is about to end, and the residents of Poshmarg are in for a big surprise. Read more »

Books: The World According to Koshy/ Stories Imbued with the Music of Poetry

In Murzban F. Shroff’s new novel, Waiting for Jonathan Koshy, four friends in Mumbai share stories of Koshy’s exploits. Also: A collection of Dhumketu’s resonant short stories in Gujarati, nimbly translated into English by Jenny Bhatt, has been released in the U.S. Read more »

People: From Here, There and Everywhere

Chat with VISHWESH BHATT, who has carved a niche for himself by deftly infusing the food sensibilities of his Gujarati background into the cuisine of the American South. Read more »

Monsoon of Memories: The Diwali Duty Chart

It takes a village to pull off the festivities— fortunately, I had a village that was only too happy to partake in it. Read more »

Opinion: The Courage and Necessity of Salman Rushdie

The author of The Satanic Verses has been a relentless warrior, even if often a lone one, championing free speech as precious and essential, underscoring its value and urgency in our times of rising cancel culture and downright threats from religious fundamentalists of all stripes. Read more »

Rising Star: Sway's Success

At barely 15 years old, Sway Bhatia, who stars in Disney’s The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers, is already a veteran actor and a versatile entertainer. Read more »

MyTurn: The Awesomeness of American Football

Many—particularly those who did not grow up on it—often think of this great American sport as nothing but a crude clash between oversized, testosterone-driven men. Read more »

Guest Editorial: This November, Vote to Uphold our Democracy

We have entered a new, even more frightening, era of extremism. This may be our last chance to reverse course. Read more »

Mapping the World with Words

Kiran Bhat talks about his life and work, which includes an innovative online literary project called Girar. Read more »

Required Minimum Distributions 101

Understanding mandatory retirement account withdrawals. Read more »

Are We Still Talking About Working From Home?

Yes, we are. As we start the third year of this pandemic that is now endemic, remote working is still a much-discussed, and sometimes controversial, topic. Read more »

Letters from Readers

Letters to the Editor: The fringe has become the core in today’s GOP/ Failed to see the real reason for boycott of film. Read more »

Immigration News Briefs

Regulation to preserve and fortify DACA/ H-1B fiscal year 2023 cap reached/ Fair and humane public charge rule. Read more »

Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja blessed with a baby boy

Sonam and Anand Ahuja were blessed with a baby boy on August 20. Read more »

Good Sports: Sandhu Receives Basketball Scholarship

Amaan Sandhu, a seven-foot center, has become the first player from the NBA Academy India to earn a Division I men’s basketball scholarship. Read more »

Khabar wins “Honorable Mention” at Folio Awards

Khabar bagged Honorable Mention for the second year in a row after two of its articles were selected as finalists for the Folio Awards 2022. Read more »

Briefs/ India and The Commonwealth/ Indian Immigration to Canada Rises/ Book Matters.

Read our regular columns: ‘Who, What, Where, When & Why’ and ‘Book Matters’. Also: ‘India and The Commonwealth' and 'Indian Immigration to Canada Rises'. Read more »

Health: Fad Diets Aren’t the Solution— What’s Better?

Why Keto, Paleo, and other fad diets are not magic pills. Read more »

Why is Diwali celebrated? What is its significance?

Diwali is a symbol of beating inertia. If inertia is taken away, a new light shines. Read more »







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