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Photos of the Day: On His Birthday, Celebrating the Man of Peace Around the World

A girl walks past a painting of Mahatma Gandhi in an alleyway in New Delhi, India on March 17, 2013. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)
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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the leader of India's independence movement, was born in Porbandar, India on on October 2, 1869. Here's a look at the many tributes to Gandhi on his birthday.

Photo of the Day: After the Festivities in India

Chowpatty Beach at low tide after the Ganpati Visarjan (immersion) festival in Mumbai. The festival celebrates Lord Ganesh as the deity of prosperity and remover of obstacles. On the tenth day, the idol of Lord Ganesh is transported with singing and dancing and immersed in the sea. (Bunty Chand)
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Chowpatty Beach at low tide after the Ganpati Visarjan (immersion) festival in Mumbai. The festival celebrates Lord Ganesh as the deity of prosperity and remover of obstacles. On the tenth day, the idol of Lord Ganesh is transported with singing and dancing and immersed in the sea. (Bunty Chand)

Photo of the Day: Hanging Out in New Delhi

A group children in the streets of New Delhi, India on September 8, 2013. (New Dehlices/Flickr)
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A group children in the streets of New Delhi, India on September 8, 2013. (New Dehlices/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Short Break in India

A man takes a quick nap before continuing on with his work day in New Delhi, India on September 1, 2013. (New Delhices/Flickr)
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A man takes a quick nap before continuing on with his work day in New Delhi, India on September 1, 2013. (New Delhices/Flickr)

Photos of the Day: Krishna's Birthday Gives 'Feeling Blue' Festive New Spin in India

Indian artist Suresh paints an idol of the Hindu Lord Krishna at a roadside stall on the outskirts of Amritsar on August 25, 2013. (Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)
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Krishna Janmashtami, sometimes known merely as Janmashtami, is an annual commemoration of the birth of the Hindu deity Krishna. This year the festival takes place on August 28, 2013.

Photo of the Day: A Long Narrow Enchanted Lake Between India and Tibet

A view of Pangong Tso, Tibetan for
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A view of Pangong Tso, Tibetan for "long, narrow, enchanted lake," also referred to as Pangong Lake, which stretches from India to Tibet, on August 13, 2013. (shankii/Flickr)

Interview: Debut Novelist Weighs In With Towering Portrayal of 19th-Century India

Arts

Shamsur Rahman Faruqi's 984-page blockbuster, which he translated from his own Urdu original, is a definitive fictional recreation of 19th-century New Delhi.

Photo of the Day: Telling Them Who is Boss in India

A bearded man with a  turban and dark glasses in Orchha, India on August 3, 2013. (Andrea Kirby/Flickr)
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A bearded man with a turban and dark glasses in Orchha, India on August 3, 2013. (Andrea Kirby/Flickr)

Former U.S. Ambassador: A Fresh Start in Pakistan?

Then-Senators Joseph Biden and John Kerry with Nawaz Sharif during a U.S. congressional election monitoring trip to Lahore, Pakistan, in February 2008. (John Moore/Getty Images)
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With new personnel in key positions, writes Cameron Munter, Americans and Pakistanis have a chance to move past some of the damage their relationship has suffered in recent years.

Photo of the Day: Headed for Shore in India

A rower makes his way along the Ganges River in Varanasi, India on May 6, 2013. (Elliot Scott/Flickr)
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A rower makes his way along the Ganges River in Varanasi, India on May 6, 2013. (Elliot Scott/Flickr)