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Diwali Night event highlights the beauty of Indian culture | Arts & Culture

Bright flashes of color and loud music were on display in the Memorial Hall ballroom on the evening of October 29 as the University of Georgia Indian Student Association celebrated Diwali. Diwali is a festival that originated in India and is also called the festival of lights. The holiday is celebrated by several religions, including […]

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A love letter to Indian culture: Vir Das’ Netflix stand-up special, “For India” nominated for Int- The New Indian Express

Express news service The title of Vir Das’ Netflix stand-up special, To India, found deep meaning after receiving an International Emmy nomination. After all, the comedian calls it a “love letter to Indian culture” and adds that he aimed to bring the culture to the world with the special. With the show nominated alongside other […]

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Uniqueness, the greatest strength of Indian culture: Nitin Gadkari at an interfaith conference: The Tribune India

Nagpur, October 25 Unity is the greatest strength of Indian culture and has enabled us to become a “vishwa guru” (teacher of the world), according to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. Speaking on “Global Challenges for Community Harmony and the Role of India” at the National Interfaith Conference hosted by the Lokmat media group on Sunday […]

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Uniqueness, the greatest strength of Indian culture: Nitin Gadkari at an interfaith conference: The Tribune India

Nagpur, October 25 Unity is the greatest strength of Indian culture and has enabled us to become a “vishwa guru” (teacher of the world), according to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. Speaking on “Global Challenges for Community Harmony and the Role of India” at the National Interfaith Conference hosted by the Lokmat media group on Sunday […]

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Unity, the greatest strength of Indian culture: Gadkari at the national interfaith conference in Lokmat

Unity is the greatest strength of Indian culture and has enabled us to become a “vishwa guru” (teacher of the world), according to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. Speaking on “Global Challenges to Community Harmony and the Role of India” at the National Interfaith Conference hosted by the Lokmat media group Sunday to celebrate the Golden […]

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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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William Jones pleads guilty to murdering his girlfriend on the Red Lake Indian reservation – WCCO

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 Naidu stresses need to sensitize youth to Indian culture and tradition

NNA | Update: October 18, 2021 04:37 STI New Delhi [India]Oct 18 (ANI): Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has called on the youth to be aware of India‘s ancient tradition and culture and uphold the national value of ‘unity in diversity’.Naidu, speaking at an ‘Alai Balai’ cultural event in Hyderabad, Telangana on Sunday, said India’s […]

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The 2016 panel to study Indian culture did not submit a report: ASI

A committee formed in 2016 to “study the evolution of Indian culture 12,000 years ago” has not submitted any report to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), the government body recently said in a response to right to information (RTI). When asked about the committee’s formation and its findings, ASI said on Oct. 11 in […]

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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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Indians living in isolation at higher risk of COVID-19, study finds

Many indigenous communities are on the verge of extinction due to Covid. (To file) New Delhi: Some isolated populations in India, such as the Onge and Jarawa tribes of the Andaman Islands, have a higher genetic risk of COVID-19, according to a study by researchers at CSIR-CCMB and BHU. The study, published in the journal […]

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8th Annual Open Ranch Rodeo Held in Morongo Indian Reservation

MORONGO INDIAN RESERVATION, CA – The 8th annual Morongo Open Ranch rodeo took place on Saturday, and the event brought together professional and amateur rope access technicians and riders of all ages and skill levels, organizers said. The free event was sponsored by the Morongo Band of Mission Indians and the Morongo Cultural Heritage Department. […]

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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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Accused of appropriating Indian culture, Foodpanda Malaysia Apologizes for Promotional Video, Says It Celebrates Malaysia’s Cultural Diversity (VIDEO) | Life

Many have taken to social media to criticize Foodpanda Malaysia for featuring an all-Malaysian cast in a Bollywood-inspired promotional video. – Screenshot via YouTube / foodpandaMalaisie PETALING JAYA, October 6 – Foodpanda Malaysia has apologized for its Polywood video that prompted social media users to criticize her for appropriating Indian culture. The online food and […]

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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 […]