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Video: Asia Society Museum Exhibit Depicts 'Transitional Moment' in India's History

Arts

Take a video tour of Asia Society Museum's upcoming exhibition Princes and Painters in Mughal Delhi, 1707-1857, a major reappraisal of the art of the later Mughal period.

Photo (and Video) of the Day: Australia Day Showdown and India Republic Day Stunt

Multimedia

Australia Day ended up in a showdown between the prime minister and Aboriginal protestors. In India, Republic Day was celebrated with a show of its military might and cultural diversity.

Obama's State of the Union: Much More Than Trying to 'Contain China'

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill January 24, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)
Policy

The reality is much broader and deeper, writes Suzanne DiMaggio, who says Obama's Asia "pivot" signals his recognition of an unprecedented shift of economic, political and strategic power to Asia.

Photo of the Day: Smiling Man in Gujarat

Multimedia

A smiling man stands smoking on the streets of Gujarat, India on January 19, 2012. (Peter Barwick /Flickr)

Photo (and Video!) of the Day: The Ultimate Handlebar Moustache

Multimedia

Check out this photo and clip from a documentary about the culture of beards and moustaches in India. (William Hartley /Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Cold Grips North India

Multimedia

A relentless cold wave is sweeping through North India as the death toll rises to 165. Temperatures have plunged to as low as - 12.4 ° Celsius or - 26.4 Fahrenheit. Tom Carter)

Video: John C. Whitehead Says Still 'Lots of Work' for Asia Society To Do

John C. Whitehead (L) receives his award from Goldman Sachs Vice Chairman Jay Michael Evans (R) at Asia Society's Awards Dinner in New York on Jan. 11, 2012. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Multimedia

On the eve of his 90th birthday, former U.S. Under Secretary of State John C. Whitehead was recognized for his career in public life at Asia Society's 2011 Awards Dinner, held last night at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in Manhattan.

Aung San Suu Kyi Tops Asia Blog's Person of the Year 2011 Poll

Lifestyle

Aung San Suu Kyi, Japanese rescue crews and Ai Weiwei at the top of Asia Blog's Person of the Year 2011 poll.

Photo of the Day: Lucknow Rickshaws and Tongas

Multimedia

Rickshaws and Tongas —a horse-drawn cart used as a taxi — in Lucknow, India on January 5, 2012. (Carl Welsby /Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Buddhist Monastery in an Ancient Himalaya Kingdom

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Tsemo Gompa, a Buddhist monastery, is seen on a ridge in Leh, Ladakh, India in November 2011. (Nitin Das)