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Foundation, , , of are bringing traditional song, music and dance This once in a lifetime event will share Indian culture with Tulsans unlike ever before







Great to see produce skating champions in big numbers. Congratulated the winners (all from Vizag) of Freestyle skating (junior division) at the 18th Asian Roller Skating Championships held in Namwon, Korea - NaraLokesh




Great to see produce skating champions in big numbers. Congratulated the winners (all from Vizag) of Freestyle skating (junior division) at the 18th Asian Roller Skating Championships held in Namwon, Korea - NaraLokesh




President Abdul Hamid on Monday gave his assent to a controversial new law that media groups fear could cripple press freedom and curb free speech in the nation.







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Love ? We hear you ! has scoured for the best in world fiction events taking place in October. Head to CALENDAR on www.globooks,net for full details. Oct 18th Got a or fiction event ? well post and tweet for FREE




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Stills from Kohinoorgasm’s new music video “Chalo”. Costume Design & Styling by Reva Bhatt, @hybridhues.

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Respect for Hijabis!

I honestly cry about all the times I have gotten bullied about being Muslim. Then I remember that I don’t wear the hijab as a Muslim girl, and I can’t even possibly begin to imagine how much hate and racism girls with hijabs get. And on top of that, especially if your pakistani, indian or desi. Then people assume your parents force you. Like no honey bunchkins its a choice!

South Asian Representation on Doctor Who!!!

OMGGGG yesss I love it. First of all.. Yasmin Khan played by Mandip Gill, absolutely brilliant to see a a major character of South Asian background. Doctor Who has been my favourite show since I was a little child and like I always wondered why there was such a lack of people who were like me. South Asians make up a large population of the UK yet we get barely any representation on major British shows/films. (Like we had Citizen Khan but like come on, a show based on stale jokes that 12 year olds would find funny and anyone older would find somewhat mildly amusing and not to mention it’s nowhere near as popular as Doctor Who is.) Anyways back to the point, the end credits that showed stuff coming soon was absolutely rich with diversity specifically what made me happy was the abundance South Asians in the casting, like wow. Also the fact that Doctor Who is an international show at this point too means GLOBAL represention for us. People (well those not from the UK) often overlook us Desi people and just assume Asian is just the Eastern parts, it’s nice to see that more people will be exposed. Well that’s that,

Also Jodie’s acting as the Doctor is already great

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Meet Vardaan Arora, The India-Born Singer Calling for Queer South Asian Representation in Music
When it came time for Vardaan Arora to shoot a video for his single “Like a Polaroid,” he decided to put on film what he wanted to see in the industry.

Pop singer Vardaan Arora is disappointed with the state of diversity in music. The India-born singer said in an interview with Billboard that while watching this year’s Grammys, he didn’t see any representation from people like him. “Forget South Asian; I didn’t see a single Asian artist nominated or performing that I can remember,” he said. “There’s no South Asian representation, and if there is, it’s severely lacking, not to mention queer South Asian representation.”

So when it came time for Arora to shoot a video for his single “Like a Polaroid,” he decided to put on film what he wanted to see in the industry. “I just wanted to get together a team of diverse artists and just make this really weird, experimental visual for this song.”

This isn’t the first time Arora’s had a song that seemed mismatched, tonally. His first single, “Feel Good Song,” has an upbeat, light vibe while listening to it. But upon closer examination of the lyrics, the song is about feeling depressed and having to try and cheer yourself up.

The song stemmed from Arora’s long struggle to live with obsessive compulsive disorder, which he said is so much more painful to live with than society would have you believe. “It is the hardest, biggest hurdle of my life to live life with OCD,” he said. “I’m still getting help for it, it’s an everyday struggle and battle.”

Arora said he used music as a way to cope with and deal with his OCD, channeling his compulsions into songs, like “Feel Good Song,” that took an honest look at how he was feeling.

“It hurts, but it truly makes me stronger,” he said. “There are times when I feel so beat up and I don’t want to get out of bed, and it’s like, ‘You know what, let me channel that into something productive.’”

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Nihari” South Asian Dish 

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This is the problem when an author decides to rebrand existing mythology. No, JK, you are wrong. It’s even worse when you take into account the idea that a white British author rebrands and redesigns Indian mythology. These justifications are not okay, and it’s not okay to say pluck things from different cultures and not even acknowledge the appropriate background behind it.

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I love being South Asian. I used to not be into my culture at all since I went to a predominantly white school but as I’ve gotten older I’ve come to embrace it so much. I’m so thankful now. The clothes, the food, the music, the history. There are however still massive issues in our culture and community such as colourism, casteism, misogyny and many more but ya know, our generation and the the younger generation are the future right.