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Photo of the Day: Stringing Them Along in India

A man busy making vermicelli, popularly known as
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A man busy making vermicelli, popularly known as "semiya," in Hyderabad, India on August 13, 2012. (Rajesh_India/Flickr)

A Farewell Message From Outgoing Asia Society President Vishakha Desai [Video]

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai's final day at Asia Society is August 29, 2012. She joined the organization 22 years ago.
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On her final day at Asia Society, outgoing president Vishakha Desai looks back on her 22-year tenure with the organization.

Photo of the Day: Dancing with Aplomb in India

Actress Lakshmi Gopalaswamy leads a graceful queue in the classical Bharatnatyam dance in Kerala, India on August 27, 2012. (Sudheesh S/Flickr)
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Actress Lakshmi Gopalaswamy leads a graceful queue in the classical Bharatnatyam dance in Kerala, India on August 27, 2012. (Sudheesh S/Flickr)

Interview: New Website Lets Peshawar, Pakistan Tell Its Own Stories

The Qissa Khwani Bazaar in the old city of Peshawar, Pakistan. (Iftikhar Firdaus)
Arts

Zalan Khan and his collaborators at Qissa-Khwani.com build on ancient traditions of storytelling to share local perspectives and reclaim their story from mainstream media.

India's Central Bank Governor Refuses to Play Politics With Inflation

Dr. Duvurri Subbarao, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, will appear at Asia Society in New York on Wednesday, August 29 at 6:30 p.m. (siddylam/Flickr)
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"Subbarao was believed to have been chosen as central banker in 2008 because he was seen as being unlikely to buck his political masters. If so, he has proven the government wrong repeatedly," writes Asia Society Associate Fellow Pramit Pal Chaudhuri.

Photo of the Day: Divinely Lit Up in India

Hindus honor the birth of Lord Krishna on Krishna Janmashtami in New Delhi, India. (Christine Marrewa Karwoski)
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Hindus honor the birth of Lord Krishna on Krishna Janmashtami in New Delhi, India. (Christine Marrewa Karwoski)

Multimedia: NGO Brings 'Kick Volleyball,' Other Sporting Dreams to Delhi's Streets

A sepak takraw match at the first-anniversary celebrations for the Uflex 'Khelo Dilli' campaign, organized by Stairs, in New Delhi on April 29, 2012. (stairs.org.in)
Lifestyle

A new grassroots initiative is making Malaysia's sepak takraw, along with volleyball and other games, accessible to underprivileged young people in India.

Watch: Dan Rather's Advice to President Obama on Afghanistan

Dan Rather reports from the streets of Kabul, Afghanistan, in December 2008. (DanRather.com)
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"There's no understanding Afghanistan unless you understand that in Afghanistan they are about hospitality, loyalty, and revenge," the veteran newsman told Asia Society in an exclusive interview.

Gallery/Interview: Photographer Connects with the Women of Gujarat, India

A Gujarati woman and a child. (Ellen Kaplowitz)
Arts

Globetrotting photographer Ellen Kaplowitz tells Asia Blog, "I've learned a lot from the people I've photographed," and has the pictures to prove it.

Dan Rather: Those Who Doubted China's Rise Underestimated 'Power of the People'

CBS News correspondent Dan Rather arrives in Beijing in Feb. 1972. (Courtesy Ed Fouhy)
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The veteran newsman says that back in the 1980s, if someone had predicted China's historic economic boom, he would have told the person, "I don't think you know Asia very well, or perhaps you're smoking something very expensive."