In India, WhatsApp is a weapon of antisocial hatred Smartphones are a conduit for misinformation about the Indian election. AP Photo/Manish Swarup Rohit Chopra, Santa Clara University A general election in India, the world’s most populous democracy, seems a theoretical impossibility. Collecting the votes of nearly a billion people across a staggeringly diverse subcontinent has […]
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by Promod Puri The expression “Hindu culture” is as vague as saying Hindu cuisine (except by international airlines referring to “Hindu meal”). And it is as much eluding as trying to contrive a language, music, arts, customs, etc. with a suffix of Hindu like saying Hindu music or Hindu language. Culture in most cases is […]
by Promod Puri New Canada Post stamps are dessert-themed from Nanaimo Bar to Butter Tart and Blueberry Grunt. A pack of 10 stamps costs $9. Lick and taste ( I mean paste) them, releasing April 17. Great idea, very innovative. Perhaps, down the road, there may be some ethnic flavor too. And we may see […]
While all eyes were on the 64th Filmfare Awards 2019 winners’ list for the best in Bollywood cinema, ours were scanning the red carpet for some of the evening’s most dazzling divas and alluring designer looks. And, like a good Bollywood epic – the fashion was big, bold, glitz and glam!
Leonardo da Vinci saw in animals the ‘image of the world’ From cats to dragonflies, Leonardo sketched scores of animals. Leonardo da Vinci/Royal Collection Trust Arielle Saiber, Bowdoin College About six months ago I stopped eating meat. I was teaching a graduate course at UCLA that investigated how Italian Renaissance writers conveyed their concepts about […]
Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt were promoting Kalank in Jaipur. (Source: Ami Patel/Instagram)Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan starrer Kalank is all set to release on April 17, and the actors are all out promoting it. Recently, both of them were in Jaipur and made quite a style statement in ethnic wear. Bhatt cut a pretty…
Indulata Prasad, Arizona State University Statues – big statues, the largest in the world – are being built all across India. Like many public monuments, they attempt to convey history in a concrete form. But India’s new statues convey something else, too: the power and vision of one dominant group – and the vulnerability of […]
Teaming her Promod separates with a Chanel tote and pair of matching sneakers, Alia jetted out of Mumbai earlier today. Was it a case of monotone done right or an unfortunate incident of ‘Match-Much’? Alia Bhatt Photo Credit: Viral Bhayani
By Promod Puri In my school days as the bell ring, all the kids assembled for the morning prayer which was quite secular in nature. I don’t remember the whole prayer which was in Hindi, but a couplet of that I can still recall. The words of advice in that morning ritual go like this: […]
MarketResearchNest.com adds “Global Budesonide (BUD) Market Research Report 2019” new report to its research database. The report spread across 107 pages with multiple tables and figures in it. The global Budesonide (BUD) market is valued at million US$ in 2018 is expected to reach million US$ by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR […]
Originally posted on Promod Puri:
Redesigning of our political and economic systems based on changing social needs as well as our ethical and environmental commitments will be more viable, responsive and revered than the outdated, impractical and utopian Socialist idealism, and greedy Capitalism. The contemporary world society seeks that the idiosyncrasy of the present sociopolitical…