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Are we really protecting women or curbing their freedom in the name of religion and culture?

Recently there has been a plea for a ban on pornography and the supreme court is trying to implement the same which is of course acceptable because the action is justified since it is said to show nude contents which corrupts the minds  of the young people but a ban on short skirts, bikinis, and other type of western clothing? 689 more words


The greedy doctor, the village midwife and the nurse

October 2011

There are many curious things for a Westerner in Indian culture, and pregnancy is not an exception. For instance, a pregnant woman shall not visit a temple after the 6th month of pregnancy. 902 more words


Mumbai Ganesh Festival: When the glaze of faith glitters with friendship

For all the years in Indore I had always been fascinated for two aspects of Mumbai, one, the fast paced life and two, the zeal of Mumbaikars in celebrations. 473 more words


ಗುರುವಂದನೆ -ಡಾ ಸುದರ್ಶನ ಗುರುರಾಜರಾವ ಅವರ ಲೇಖನ

ಇಂದು ಗುರು ಪೌರ್ಣಮಿಯ ದಿನದ ಕಾಣಿಕೆ.


ನಮ್ಮ ವೈದ್ಯಕೀಯ ಶಿಕ್ಷಣಾರಂಭದ ೨೫ ನೇ ವರ್ಷ ತುಂಬಿದ, ಬೆಳ್ಳಿ ಹಬ್ಬದಾಚರಣೆಯ ಸಂದರ್ಭದಲ್ಲಿ ಗುರುವಂದನೆ ಹಮ್ಮಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದೆವು. ಆ ದಿನ ನಾನು ಮಾಡಿದ ಸ್ವಾಗತ ಭಾಷಣದ ಲೇಖನ ರೂಪ

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Why I Never Gave My Husband a Card

I’ve noticed with some puzzlement that there’s a card giving culture here in London. People give each other birthday cards, wedding cards, farewell cards. Occasions are marked by the giving of a card. 629 more words

The Ganesha Chaturthi Festival Of India

Hey guys, happy Tuesday :-)

Today I’m going to introduce you all to one of India’s most popular and lively festivals, celebrated across the country and by Hindus around the world: The Ganesh Chaturthi Festival. 2,592 more words

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Embroidery in India

Dress and Design

Embroidery of India depends mainly in line with stitches and dots which are further split based on texture design,fabric


Aari – Andhra Pradesh, Banjara Ap – ambada gypsy ethnic groups of Andhra Pradesh, Banjaras of MP,Banni or Heer Bharat – from Gujarat mostly… 71 more words

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