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Interview: Historian Investigates the 'Pity of Partition' Through Manto's Life and Writing

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Historian Ayesha Jalal turns a literary lens on the traumatic events of 1947 and their aftermath. In-person appearance at Asia Society India Centre, with filmmaker Shyam Benegal, on Thursday, July 18.

Interview: Art Conservation Guru Preserves Sacred Paintings' Spiritual, Material Sides

Anupam Sah (R) is the Head of Art Conservation at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya's Art Conservation Centre (L) in Mumbai. (Robert Cutts/Flickr)
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"The thangka ... are means for the Buddhists to achieve their aim of spiritual development, and are not just material works of art," says noted art conservator Anupam Sah. Join him at the CSMVS Museum Art Conservation Centre in Mumbai this Saturday, July 13.

Photos: 10 Asian Desserts for Scorching Summer Days

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From Awayuki to Zeera Pani and more — ten delicious dessert recipes from the AsiaSociety.org recipe archives to help make summer's heat more bearable.

Photos: From Fujisan to Iran, UNESCO Names Eight New Heritage Sites in Asia

Japan's Mount Fuji, hailed as a
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UNESCO's list for 2013 includes eight newly minted cultural and natural heritage sites across seven Asian countries.

Photos: Australian Chef Lance Seeto's Take on Healthy Eating — the Fijian Way

Thai chicken and galangal soup (Tom Kha Gai) – a classic Thai soup made from chicken stock, Suva-grown fresh galangal and fresh coconut cream, with bamboo shoots and baby corn. (lanceseeto.com)
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Born in Papua New Guinea, with Australian-Chinese roots, Chef Lance Seeto explores traditional Fijian cuisine and reimagines a philosophy of healthy eating for the 21st century.

Photo of the Day: Cooling Off in India

An Indian boy washes himself with water to cool down in Amritsar, India on May 28, 2013. (Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)
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An Indian boy washes himself with water to cool down in Amritsar, India on May 28, 2013. (Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)

Photos: Bangalore Photographer Rakesh JV Captures Everyday Dynamism

Brothers enjoying each other's company in Triplicane, Tamil Nadu. (Rakesh Vijayan)
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Face by face, part-time street photographer Rakesh JV is producing an indelible portrait gallery of his fellow Indians.

Photo of the Day: Sleeping in the Shade in India

A man finds refuge in the shade during a heat wave in Amritsar, India on May 22, 2013. (Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)
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A man finds refuge in the shade during a heat wave in Amritsar, India on May 22, 2013. (Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: Walking the Paddy Fields in Kashmir

A Kashmiri farmer walks in a paddy field on the outskirts of Srinagar on May 29, 2013. (Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Kashmiri farmer walks in a paddy field on the outskirts of Srinagar on May 29, 2013. (Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: A Fisherman on Dal Lake in Kashmir

A Kashmiri fisherman paddles his boat during sunset on Dal Lake in Srinagar, India on May 29, 2013. (Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Kashmiri fisherman paddles his boat during sunset on Dal Lake in Srinagar on May 29, 2013. (Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images)