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The Accidental Sensuality Of Ancient Indian Wrestling
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The Accidental Sensuality Of Ancient Indian Wrestling

There is something inherently photogenic about kushti , an ancient form of wrestling practiced in India. For more than 2,000 years, men known as pehlwans (wrestlers) have trained assiduously in the sport, rising at dawn to stretch and fight under ... Huffington Post, 4 weeks ago

19 images for kushti

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2 underground chambers found near Mysore Palace

MYSORE: Civic officers stumbled across two deep, underground chambers near Mysore Palace during civil work on Monday. They believe the square concrete structures had been created by the Maharajas of Mysore to store either weapons, water or valuables ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago Two underground chambers found near Mysore Palace  Times of India2 weeks ago

From aspiring wrestlers to Delhi's bouncers

of the muscles that go into guarding the Capital's blossoming nightlife, highend parties and celebrities essentially come from just two villages near Delhi. And for these men from the twin villages of Asola-Fatehpur Beri, grooming their sixpacks is ...
 India Today2 weeks ago

In the Muddy Pits

Summary French photographer Laurent Goldstein has churned out a series on pehelwans from the ancient city. It's hard for French photographer Laurent Goldstein to recall exactly what made him fall in love with Varanasi. Was it looking at the ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago

Teaching what's sex

Posted On Tuesday, July 01, 2014 at 02:16:28 AM This refers to cover story Let's talk sex (AM, June 29) as a sequel to the ongoing national debate on the issue. It's good that Mirror took a stand on a sensitive issue. Sex education was ...
 AhmedabadMirror.com4 weeks ago

Sach Mooch: Im not a football fan, bite me Suarez

Her maasi is the closes­t she had ever gotten to knowin­g about Messi before the World Cup. The first one is the Tony fan. You will find the Tony sporting a Manchester United jersey as he walks into Ami's superstore to ...
 The Express Tribune1 month ago No, Im not a football fan bite me Suarez  The Express Tribune1 month ago
Indian Express

A documentary on the evolution of mixed martial arts

Filmmaker Von Saxena (right) with wrestler Sushil Kumar. A cage, a canvas floor in bright red and an audience on the edge of its seats. It's a hand-picked scene from the Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Naseeb (1981) that suggests the reality of mixed ...
 Indian Express1 month ago

Freedom in the Cage: MMA helps fighters take down class barriers

ndia is not alien to the concept of combat wrestling. But for many years, the scope and meaning of the sport was mainly restricted to the country's pastoral lands. Kushti or pahalwani has been a fixture in India's villages for centuries, but it has ...
 The Sunday Guardian1 month ago

These heavyweights have an image problem

NEW DELHI: Wrestler Jeetu weighs 150kg, has biceps measuring 25 inches-among the biggest in the country-and goes by the ring name The Big Bully. He has the strength and skills to outmanoeuvre the heavyweights. He has worked assiduously for a decade, ...
 Times of India1 month ago
Huffington Post

These 10 Photos Show One Way Dubai's Migrant Workers Spend Their Day Off

"The Other Hundred" is a unique photo book project aimed as a counterpoint to the Forbes 100 and other media rich lists by telling the stories of people around the world who are not rich but whose lives, struggles and achievements deserve to be ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago
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