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30 Day Book Challenge -- Day 3 |My Favourite Series

I am being so good about this! I’ve already started this post, and it’s only noon. Let’s hope that this zeal continues to last, especially in November, when I have exams. 755 more words

Books

Why India's art scene is increasingly being defined by foreign collectors and museums

On October 24, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York will open a retrospective exhibition dedicated to the work of Vasudev Gaitonde. The show, curated by Sandhini Poddar, is an extraordinary recognition of the abstract painter’s achievement in the spiritual home of post-Word War II abstraction, New York City. 907 more words

India can stop the mauling, harassing, and killing of northeasterners—yet chooses not to

Everyone’s asking why.

There’s been another spate of crimes on northeast Indians this month—attacks on Manipuri students in Bangalore, on workers from Nagaland in… 876 more words

Happy Diwali!

Happy Diwali, the Festival of Lights!

Last year, we had the Diwali Puja at home, Isn’t it very colorful? 

Yum Yum Food Thali!!! There are salad, mains, sweets and this big thali was shared by everyone at home :) 12 more words

Travel

Diasporic Diwali

Cue the onset of winter: the creeping cold and early sunsets. It’s been approximately 8-9 weeks since you got back from the pleasant humidity of Bangalore’s monsoon. 595 more words

India

People really aren't smoking much anymore in the US and Europe

The numbers: British American Tobacco (BAT) reported that its revenues fell almost 10% in the first nine months of the year, compared to the same period last year. 343 more words

More than 100 Indian policewomen are in Ebola-ravaged Liberia and the government has no plan to evacuate them

In January 2007, a hundred-odd personnel from India’s Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), wearing the distinct blue berrets of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force, landed in the Liberian capital of Monrovia. 524 more words