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Finding An Identity

Finding An Identity

Henry Louis Gates Jr., Chairman of African-American Studies at Harvard,and author of Colored People, hails Vineetha Vijayaraghavan as a powerful new voice in American fiction. Shashi Tharoor calls Vijayaraghavan’s Motherland “a wonderfully observed, richly...

Tenuous Relations

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Buy a Bindi – or Boycott?

First Published on June 19, 2001 On the outskirts of New Delhi, inside an anonymous concrete building and up a narrow stairway, Fauzia, 8, is making bindis. Dozens of small, colored fabric circle- and teardrop-shaped cutouts lie strewn on top of a wooden bed, next to...

Calcutta Modernist

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Immigrant Enterprise

If you look around at the Internet, software and telecommunications industries, you may get the impression that many of the management people are Asians. In fact, there are many Indians and people from other Asian countries in senior positions at start-up high-tech...

The Shifting Sands of History

<img width=”308″ height=”475″ border=0 alt=”” align=”left” hspace=”10″ vspace=”10″ src=/directory/getdata.asp?about_id=0199e0bd85354ee2bc58f99676b9b431-1> Critics just cannot stop praising...