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Meet the Group of Asian Young Leaders Putting 'Passion Into Action'

Asia Society Executive Vice President Tom Nagorski (middle row, R) welcomes the crowd at the 2013 Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit in Zhenjiang, China, on Dec. 6, 2013. (Asia Society)
Education

Reporting from China, Asia Society Vice President Tom Nagorski reports on some of the many powerful moments in a three-day gathering aimed at bringing great minds and talent together to tackle issues across the Asia Pacific.

Interview: Gurcharan Das on Dharma, Capitalism and India's 'Robber Baron' Phase

Gurcharan Das. (BBC World Service/Flickr)
Business

The author and former India chief for Procter & Gamble shares his vision for India's future ahead of his December 5 appearance at Asia Society New York.

Photo of the Day: Hanging Out in India

Children observe passersby from the back of a truck in India on November 6, 2013. (davidpc_/Flickr)
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Children observe passersby from the back of a truck in India on November 6, 2013. (davidpc_/Flickr)

Book Excerpt: 'Reimagining India' Offers Fresh Thinking on Asia's 'Next Superpower'

A pedestrian walks past a construction site near corporate offices in Gurgaon, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India on October 5, 2013. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

McKinsey & Company's new anthology is a "free-wheeling debate about India’s future." Live webcast with contributors Suketu Mehta, Arvind Subramanian and others on Tuesday, November 19.

Photos: India Bids Adieu to 'Master Blaster,' 'God of Cricket' Sachin Tendulkar

Tendulkar reacts after scoring his hundred century during the one-day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match between India and Bangladesh in Dhaka on March 16, 2012. (Munir uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle

As India's iconic cricketer takes leave of the sport, Asia Society looks back on a glorious career.

Interview: Biographer Jung Chang Says Empress Dowager 'Not a Role Model'

Arts

"I don't want to write things that everybody agrees on," says the author of a controversial Mao biography and a revisionist new book on the Empress Dowager Cixi. In-person appearances this month at Asia Society New York and our Texas and Northern California Centers.

Photo of the Day: Shrouded in Holy Smoke in India

Onlookers stand as watch as a hindu ritual takes place in India on October 8, 2013. (Juan Luis Sánchez/Flickr)
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Onlookers stand as watch as a Hindu ritual takes place in India on October 8, 2013. (Juan Luis Sánchez/Flickr)

Abbas: Obama and Sharif Meeting Signals Action Must Follow Words

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (L) with U.S. President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on Oct. 23, 2013. (Dennis Brack-Pool/Getty Images)
Policy

After a meeting in the Oval Office, U.S.-Pakistan relations are clearly improving, notes Asia Society Senior Adviser Hassan Abbas — but American drone strikes are an increasingly divisive sticking point.

Interview: Pink is Powerful as India's 'Gulabi Gang' Offers Hope for Oppressed Women

Sampat Pal, leader of India's
Policy

Dressed in a bright pink sari and armed with a bamboo stick, 55-year old Sampat Pal has become the unlikely leader of a grassroots movement for women's rights in India.

Photo of the Day: Posing for a Picture in India

A cow stares calmly into the camera in Bangalore, India on October 20, 2013. (Rain-In-The-Face/Flickr)
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A cow stares calmly into the camera in Bangalore, India on October 20, 2013. (Rain-In-The-Face/Flickr)