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Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India

HOUSTON – Centuries of royal treasures from India come to the United States for the first time in an epic presentation. Peacock in

Tickled pink: Japan lovers taste new chocs on Valentine’s Day

It is a marriage made in Heaven for cute-obsessed Japan: this Valentine’s Day, lovers can present the object of

Could couscous be next in line for UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage list?

This North African culinary specialty — to which Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia all lay claim — could be set to join UNESCO’s list

Hong Kong’s Taoist funerals

The superstition, symbolism and how to stop your soul being dragged into the coffin

by Heidi Ng From swordplay to sweet treats, few

Bea Johnson promotes book on zero-waste lifestyle


TAIPEI, Taiwan – Bea Johnson, who in the US has been dubbed the guru of the zero-waste movement, arrived in Taiwan on

Holiday sales jump 4.9% over last year

Despite thousands of store closings this year, Americans supplied a final flurry of spending to give retailers their best holiday season sales since

Festive Tips to Set a Holiday Mood at Home

It’s the most festive time of the year. Be sure to fill your home with the classic scents, sounds and sights of the

Why Do Jews Celebrate Hanukkah?

by Ariel Feldman (Newsweek) When asked which Jewish holidays they know, my students frequently name Hanukkah first.

Indeed, it is probably the most

Saregama Carvaan USA Launch


November 2017: After an extremely successful launch in India, Saregama is now launching Saregama Carvaan, the portable digital audio player

The Essence of Diwali : Light, Listen, Learn, Care

CONTINUED FROM LAST WEEK’S ISSUE: Krishna Killed Narakaasur: The Bhagavata Purana tells us about Narakasura, an evil demon king who had managed to