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Bhangra beats & Bollywood dance join Brazilian carnival

Sao Paulo Indian music is truly going global. Bhangra music and Bollywood dance is going to become part of the Brazilian carnival this year. In Brazil,...

45’000 spectators, 9 races at Prix de Diane Longines

Chantilly (France) / St. Imier (Switzerland)– The Prix de Diane Longines, the world's top race for fillies, offered an amazing spectacular sporting rendezvous in...

War over, but peace and prosperity elude Tamils: Activist

Sri Lankan human rights lawyer Lakshan Dias talks to Alys Francis about why the nationalistic “Singhalese psyche” would take a long time to fade...

From tremors to torrents, aid workers in Nepal fear the worst

Emergency response teams say the monsoon will make the logistics of distributing aid more difficult as well as increase the risk of disease outbreak For...

South East Asia: The West Side Story

With the unique cultural landscapes of several developing countries being re-cast and repackaged into all-inclusive panoramic splendours for the convenience of ‘western’ tourists, Swetha...

Australian solar company lights up India’s slums

An Australian company lighting India's slums with solar energy is providing a solution to the problem of deadly air pollution in India's poorest areas,...

China to set up first yoga college

The first yoga college in China is to be set up at the Yunnan University of Nationalities, a media report said on Tuesday. The college...

Trinidad begins 170th Indian Arrival Day celebrations

The unique aspects of Indo-Trinidadian culture need to be branded and marketed to promote tourism and thereby achieve economic growth and development, said an...

Britain faces split verdict, Indian vote key

With a hung parliament forecast in Thursday's British elections, leaders of various parties are actively wooing the undecided voters, including among the 700,000-strong Indian...

Dinosaur-killing asteroid created Deccan Traps?

The asteroid that fell into the ocean off Mexico 66 million years ago and killed the dinosaurs also triggered volcanic eruptions creating the Deccan...
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