Tag Archives: Culture

  • Nava Thakuria Losing ground to the Western psyche: India’s way

    Francois Gautier asserts that the Western media should at least respect the country with the wisest past, which still gives birth to humans with wonderful qualities. ...

  • Traditional truths in new language: Interview with Tibetan artist Tashi Norbu

    The image of the Buddha is in almost every art piece by Tashi. Tibet is not necessarily seen as a part of his works, but being a Tibetan artist it resonates in them. ...

  • ‘Fusion of inspiration’

    If there is one idea that connects all of Buddhist thought, it is that of compassion. ...

  • Thailand’s King Bhumibol, world’s longest-serving monarch, dies

    Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-reigning monarch, has died at the age of 88, the palace announced Thursday, leaving a divided nation bereft of a rare figure of unity. ...

  • India to hold Japanese gang rape ID parade on Friday

    Six men arrested for the gang rape of a Japanese tourist held hostage in India for nearly a month will appear in an identity parade later this week, a court said Tuesday. ...

  • Nepal set for mass animal slaughter despite protests

    Hindu temple officials herded thousands of animals into pens in a remote corner of Nepal in final preparations for a mass slaughter Friday, defying a growing chorus of protests. ...

  • Asia rings in Year of the Horse with fireworks, festivities

    Fireworks illuminated the skies across Asia and millions of families gathered together Friday to usher in the Year of the Horse, kicking off a week of celebrations. ...

  • Arjun Rampal meets Dalai Lama

    Actor Arjun Rampal and his family met with Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama recently. ...

  • English language has damaged Indian culture: Rajnath Singh

    The leader of the Indian opposition right-wing nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party said that English has caused a great loss to India by eroding its cultural values and stymieing the growth of Sanskrit. ...

  • Willem-Alexander becomes new Dutch king

    The Netherlands' Queen Beatrix abdicated in favour of her eldest son Willem-Alexander, who became Europe's youngest monarch on Tuesday, celebrated by a massive orange-themed party. ...