IN 1575, a lady by the name of Gulbadan Begum set out on pilgrimage to Mecca, only to find herself delayed for an entire year in Surat. The authorities wouldn't grant her permission to sail, and in the end she had to arrange for the town of Bulsar ... Open, 1 hour ago
Every year the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas is held in January. It evokes in me memories of some exotic encounters I have had with members of the far flung Indian Diaspora. This year's chief guest Mr. Antonio Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal, traces his ...Meri News, 1 week ago
The Indian Ocean has a long history as a crucible of empire. Today, the oceans of the Asia-Pacific are at the heart of strategic competition and political consciousness, in a way that they have not been since the 19th century. Traversed from ...Outlook India, 1 week ago
Red Dragonfly Productions, the team behind the critically acclaimed 'Diao Chan' and 'The Autumn of Han' are proud to present an evening of new writing from first time playwrights. Six months ago Red Dragonfly launched Taking Flight a competition ...Broadway World, 3 weeks ago
A Saamana editorial denounced the BJP for politicising a memorial to the Maratha warrior king, but the BJP's appropriation of its alliance partner's biggest icon has been in the making for two years now HOURS before Prime Minister Narendra Modi was ...Indian Express, 3 weeks ago
What plays out on Mattancherry's Bazar Road is a more tolerable version of gridlocks on the chaotic streets of big cities. As trucks unloading goods at grocery and spice stores almost monopolise the narrow road, autorickshaws, cars and two-wheelers ...Economic Times, 1 month ago
Sindh-Balochistan: Sociological polity and unexpressed aspects - Sindhi and Baloch today have transformed into modern social and cohesive entities, as they were historically. However, the linguistic, ethnic and sub-cultural additions that were ...Meri News, 1 month ago
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