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'Would Mira Nair make a Missouri Masala now?'

Civil rights activist Deepa Iyer, former executive director, South Asian Americans Leading Together, a social justice organisation thought after a visit to the minority businesses hit in recent......

Seven Indian Americans awarded for cancer research

The Society of Asian American Scientists in Cancer Research last month presented awards to seven doctors for their outstanding contributions to cancer research. The awards were presented by Rajvir......

'Don't take a woman's financial, emotional independence for granted'

Maitri, which provides free and confidential services to South Asian-American families facing domestic violence, at its 23rd annual gala, raised half a million dollars. Ritu Jha reports About 400......

LGBTQ organisations hold candlelight vigil protesting Section 377 verdict

Several United States-based South Asian LGBTQ organisations, as well as community organisations united in solidarity against Section 377 and hosted a candle light vigil on Friday. About 70......

24 Indians among 27 arrested in Singapore after riots

Twenty-seven South Asian workers, including 24 Indians, were arrested on Monday for alleged rioting in Singapore's worst outbreak of violence in over 40 years even as the prime minister warned to......

Slowdown to hit jobs in S Asia: UN

Slowdown in economic growth in most South Asian countries barring India is expected to result in severe job cuts and lower incomes, impacting poverty alleviation programmes, a UN report said on......

Transport corridors set to boost SAARC exchange

The meeting of transport ministers of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation countries which concluded on August 31 in New Delhi, has identified road, rail and waterway corridors to......

Asia Society Conference: PM's speech

This is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's speech inaugurating the Asia Society's 16th Asian Corporate Conference -- whose theme is 'Driving Global Business: India's New Priorities, Asia's......

India eyes more free trade pacts

Buoyed by the success of signing the South Asian Free Trade Area agreement, India on Thursday committed to participate in free trade agreement with other nations in the region and asked the Indian......

Indo-US trade future bright: Rocca

Painting a bright future for Indo-US trade relations, US Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs Christina Rocca said, in the 21 century, New Delhi and Washington will work to enhance......

The Hundred-Foot Journey, served with a lot of heart

The Hundred-Foot Journey treats its Indian characters with respect, discovers Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com Someone first reading the premise of The Hundred-Foot Journey may think it is an implausible......

'The Reluctant Fundamentalist is a very American story'

Actor Riz Ahmed tells Aseem Chhabra that most people can relate to the film, as it is the story of an outsider trying to find a home in a new society. Riz Ahmed began his career with Michael......

Nothing Butt rugby on his mind

For a change it was rugby weekend in Mumbai. On Saturday, the 72nd All India and South Asian Rugby tournament came to a climax under fading light in the presence of a couple of hundred......

'Yes, it is difficult to be a Sania Mirza in this country'

Sania Mirza during a promotional event in Mumbai. Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar She might be one of the most sought-after sportspersons in India but tennis ace Sania Mirza says "it's......

Hijab row fallout: Asian Olympic officials highlight 'rights of athletes'

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has criticised the world governing bodies for basketball and men's tennis, saying they were preventing athletes from representing their countries at international......

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right sense
Q. why was the biggest superstar of india , SHAH RUKH KHAN , detained at American airport ?
Right Sense:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-was-the-biggest-superstar-of-india--shah-rukh-khan--deta/22561421/answers/

right sense
Q. according to British survey kewal 9% aurte (womens) life time wafadar hoti hain....strange ?
Right Sense:  A. They are talking about British women who live in an open society. I remember about a survey for south Asian men and most of them had sexual...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/according-to-british-survey-kewal-9-aurte-womens-life-time-w/22561421/answers/20359759

Travler
Q. Indians attacked in australia and pakistan leaves our Govt., Opposition MP\'s and the common man worried. Then why dont they take action against those who terrorise Indians in Mumbai-or is it that North Indians, South Indians, people from Bihar or Bengal et al. are not Indians according to the Shiv Sena and MNS ?
Travler:  A. I feel the first two issues you have mentioned are separate and the third issue is something different in its own way and that which requires an...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/indians-attacked-in-australia-and-pakistan-leaves-our-govt.-/20359747/answers/16532401

sumita bhadrachaudhari
Q. Percentage of wife beaters are more in Tamilnadu than many of the states where the percentage of literacy is very low. And Kerala has the least percentage of wife beaters. And the most absurd truth is 60% of the Tamilnadu women who are beaten accept it as a normal thing and have no regrets. What is your opinion about this behavior of men and women in Tamilnadu, a forward state with good literacy rate?
Sumita Bhadrachaudhari:  A. I LOVE Tamil Nadu, but the value system in their society there is a bit shaky 4 family life unless both spouses meet strict compliance conditions....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/percentage-of-wife-beaters-are-more-in-tamilnadu-than-many-o/16531175/answers/16690686

Josna
Q. girls in the south-east-asia are so obidient to their husband that they can give away life for husband;whats made them so?
Josna:  A. Even in Indian culture, women have traditionally obeyed their husbands. This is also tradition in many other Asian nations till date. This concept...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/girls-in-the-south-east-asia-are-so-obidient-to-their-husban/16685186/answers/16307910

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Japan, S. Korea condemn cyber-attack on Sony Pictures

Japan and South Korea condemned a hacking attack on Sony Pictures that the United States has blamed on North Korea and said they would cooperate in... ...

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Nationalism as antonym of communalism

Since Independence, secularism is increasingly opposed to communalism, with the nation no longer central to its definition. Does this indicate the... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/nationalism-as-antonym-of-communalism/article6704987.ece?utm_source=MostPopular&utm_medium=Lead&utm_campaign=WidgetPromo
TAT promotes Muay Thai boxing in Indian Market

India's award-winning female boxing champion Mary Kom visited Thailand between 8-12 December as part of a campaign to promote the increasingly... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/tat-promotes-muay-thai-boxing-indian-market/
Professions Unite to Create Global Ethics Standards

Comments HONG KONG, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An international Coalition of professional organisations was established last week with an aim... ...

http://www.andhranews.net/Intl/Web/21-20.asp
'Nationalistic' conclave takes over Tejpal's Thinkfest space in Goa

By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Dec 18 (IANS) A high-profile 'nationalistic' conference organised by leading a senior RSS leader, two union... ...

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