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Indians Worldwide Fondly Remember 'Uncle Pai'

Amar Chitra Katha's adaptation of the <em>Bhagavad Gita</em> is one of its perennial best-sellers.

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MUMBAI, February 28, 2011 - Anant Pai, creator of India's hugely popular Amar Chitra Katha comics, passed away here on February 24, at the age of 81.

Egypt's Revolt, Part II: A Role Model in India?


In light of the Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia and Egypt, pundits across India are questioning whether similar protests can happen in India, where statistics of growth rate, inflation, and unemployment bear similarities.

New Film 'Dhobi Ghat' Has Mumbaikars Buzzing

Poster art for Kiran Rao's <i>Dhobi Ghat</i> (2011).

A new film has Mumbaikars buzzing about the way they're portrayed onscreen.

Should Australia Sell Uranium to Energy-Hungry India?


Revelations of secret negotiations.

Ridding India of Firenghis? New Visa Policy Ousts Foreigners Earning Less Than $25k


The Indian government recently began enforcing a mandate that foreign nationals working in the country must earn above $25,000.

Indonesian Sex Tape Scandal and Morality in Asia

Indonesian Muslim group members clash with supporters of Indonesian rock star Nazril Ariel     outside the court house in West Java on January 31, 2011 after it was announced that he would serve three and a half years in jail over sex tapes. (Bay Ismoyo /AFP/Getty Images)

One of Southeast Asia's biggest rock stars, Nazril ''Ariel'' Irham, was sentenced to three and a half years in jail and fined US $27,692 on Monday, over personal sex videos.

Vivien Stewart: 'Reason to Be Worried' on US Education

Asia Society Senior Adviser for Education Vivien Stewart.

Asia Society Senior Adviser for Education Vivien Stewart argues that the US "has reason to be worried."

India Celebrates Republic Day


India celebrated its 62nd Republic Day in New Delhi on January 26, 2011. 

Asia Stars in Obama's State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama delivering the State of the Union address on Jan. 25, 2011. (

The President's address proves Asia is very much on Americans' minds these days.

Anand Giridharadas on Jon Stewart: American Dream 'Still Alive'... in India

Anand Giridharadas with Jon Stewart on Jan. 24, 2011. (Comedy Central)

'India Calling' author Anand Giridharadas appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart last night to talk about his book.