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‘Fair Trade’ fashion clicks with compassion statement

by Tanya Flink Fair-trade fashion and the plant-based movement tackle similar challenges to create a more ethical world. On July 29, models, influencers,

A look back at reverence for Krishna in works of Urdu poets

In pre-Partition India, Muslims too celebrated Janmashtami

In the India of 2017, a Muslim celebrating Holi, Diwali, Janmashtami or Shivratri is newsworthy since

Multilayered maps of modern India: Anjum Hasan’s fiction

Review by Anjali Vaidya The protagonist of Hasan’s more recent novel The Cosmopolitans (2015) finds herself coping with a

Hair for the Gods ends up on thinning heads in Europe, Africa

THIRUTHANI, India | AFP – For Hindu followers it is an act of devotion, but at the Thiruthani Murugan temple and others across

Photographs that address socio-cultural themes

by Jyoti Kalsi New York-based Moroccan artist, Lalla Essaydi is presenting her first solo exhibition in the region, Still in Progress,

Running of the bulls festival kicks off in Spain

by Ander Gillenea PAMPLONA, Spain | AFP | – A wine-soaked sea of revellers dressed in red and white packed into a Pamplona

Upset Hindus urge Texas athletic apparel firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha leggings

Upset Hindus are urging Pharr (Texas) based athletic clothing company “Miami Fitwear” for immediate withdrawal of leggings carrying images of Hindu

Temples transformed: super-heroes bolster Buddha’s ranks

NONTHABURI, Thailand | AFP – Superheroes are coming to the rescue of Thailand’s temples, where monks have commissioned giant statues of comic book

Ramadan earns prime spot on Gulf fashion calendar

by Natacha Yazbeck Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AFP – From Dolce & Gabbana to Michael Kors, major brands are catering to lucrative

A dance tale of compassion

by Ranee Kumar Credited as a twinkled-toed young dancer of these times in the field of Kuchipudi, Yamini Reddy is all out to