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Uniqueness, the greatest strength of Indian culture: Nitin Gadkari at the Lokmat event

Unity is the greatest strength of Indian culture and it is this aspect that has enabled us to become a “vishwa guru” or a teacher of the world, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said at an event here Sunday. Speaking on “Global Challenges for Community Harmony and the Role of India” at an interfaith conference organized […]

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Man pleads guilty to murdering girlfriend on Red Lake Indian reservation

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A northern Minnesota man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to the 2019 murder of a woman on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. The Minnesota U.S. Attorney’s Office said William Jones IV, 24, of Ponemah, pleaded guilty to second degree murder on November 6, 2019, assaulting his girlfriend who later died of her injuries. […]

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Vice President stresses need to educate young people about Indian culture and tradition

Hyderabad, October 17 (PTI): Vice President Mr. Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday that the country’s pluralistic culture has the power to unite people by overcoming various social divisions in society. Naidu, participant in “Alai Balai”, a cultural event organized as part of the Dasara festivities here, called to encourage young people to be aware of […]

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Tribal society plays key role in preserving Indian culture, says Kulaste

Hoshangabad (Madhya Pradesh): The tribal society has played an important role in preserving Indian culture, Union Minister of State for Steel and Rural Development Faggan Singh Kulaste said on Wednesday. He made the statement at a reception held in the Babai district of the district to celebrate the 497th anniversary of the birth of Queen […]

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Ashland man convicted of assault on North Cheyenne Indian reservation | criminality

BILLINGS – A 34-year-old Ashland man who admitted assaulting a man, causing him several head injuries while brandishing a gun in the North Cheyenne Indian Reservation, has been sentenced to 48 months in jail followed by three years of interim probation, lawyer Leif M. Johnson said. In April, Channing Lee Ziler pleaded guilty to assault […]

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Assault on Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation Sends Ashland Man to Jail | USAO-MT

BILLINGS – An Ashland man who admitted assaulting a man, causing him multiple head injuries while brandishing a rifle in the North Cheyenne Indian Reservation, was today sentenced to 48 months of jail followed by three years of supervised release, Acting US Attorney Leif M. Johnson said. Channing Lee Ziler, 34, pleaded guilty in April […]

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Viewers criticize FoodPanda’s ‘Pollywood’ ad for appropriating Indian culture (video)

Update: Foodpanda apologizes for Bollywood-themed video, says it’s “not a Deepavali commercial” Food delivery platform Foodpanda is criticized for not showcasing any Indian talent in its Bollywood-themed advertising ahead of the Deepavali celebrations. Hundreds of viewers have accused the platform of cultural appropriation after its “Pollywood” ad released ahead of a major festival for the […]

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Penn State Indian Culture and Language Club Celebrates Garba with Dance Party | Way of life

Penn State’s Indian Culture and Language Club celebrated Garba at the HUB-Robeson Center on Sunday night. ICLC President Shashwat Shekhar said Garba is “one of the most popular festivals in India”. “As you know, Hindu culture has a lot of gods and goddesses, right? Shekhar (senior IT) said. “[Garba is] celebrated to somehow strengthen the […]

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Man Convicted of Sexual Abuse on Wind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming

A man was convicted on Tuesday of assaulting several people on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming for 25 years. Acting U.S. Attorney Bob Murray said after a five-day trial a federal jury found Dalco Gabriel Whiteman, 53, of Riverton, Wyoming, guilty of two counts of aggravated sexual abuse and four counts of abusive […]