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‘Digital heritage’: a virtual homage to the legacy of Partition refugees

GROWING UP, Naseem Badar heard stories from her parents, uncles and aunts of how they fled for their lives from their village in northern...

Girls tackle child marriage on the football pitch in India

WHEN India began lifting its coronavirus lockdown, Meera, a child bride from northwestern India, was focused on just one thing: when she could start playing football again. In...

Jay Shetty: ‘I want to help people find calm in the chaos’

by LAUREN CODLING FORMER monk and social media sensation Jay Shetty has admitted he “never imagined” his level of success, as he prepared for the...

‘Going further in the British Army is my career goal’

ON THE BALL: Air Trooper Munib Sheikh joined the army in 2015, after he took part a three-day army camp in the Queen Elizabeth...

Avni Doshi’s ‘Burnt Sugar’ gets shortlisted for Booker Prize

FOUR debut novelists were on Tuesday (15) shortlisted alongside Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga and Ethiopian-American Maaza Mengiste for the Booker Prize for best English-language...

Female comic superhero fights India’s sex traffickers, challenges stigma

A female superhero will use her powers to fight sex crimes in India and the stigma that trafficking survivors face, in the third instalment of a...

Asia Records Eye-Watering Onion Prices After India Bans Exports

FROM Kathmandu to Colombo, it's a kitchen nightmare: Onion prices have gone crazy. That's because India, the world's biggest seller of the Asian diet staple,...

India’s Economy Faces Car Crash, Pain Moves To Villages

THE narrow lanes in Aliyar and Kasan villages in Manesar, an automotive manufacturing hub on New Delhi's southern outskirts, would usually be packed on...

India’s Electric Car Revolution Faces Bumps

PARITOSH MITRA, who drives a motorised rickshaw in Delhi, knows what he wants next and has saved Rs 100,000 ($1,390) to get it: an...

‘Water Women’ Quench Thirst Of Central India’s Parched Villages

HER face veiled, Kiran Aherwal shoveled gravel into a broad platter, placed it on her head, then stepped off to help construct a new...