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"The Unseen Sequence," screening at Asia Society New York on Sept. 21, is director Sumantra Ghosal's documentary portrait of dancer/choreographer Malavika Sarukkai (R).

Photo of the Day: Keeping Warm Between the Tracks in Bangladesh

An old man sits between train tracks and lights a fire to keep warm in Bangladesh on December 31, 2013. (Rakib Hasan Sumon/Flickr)
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An old man sits between train tracks and lights a fire to keep warm in Bangladesh on December 31, 2013. (Rakib Hasan Sumon/Flickr)

The Xi-Modi Agenda: Centering China-India Relations on Economic Cooperation

China’s President Xi Jinping (L) shakes hands with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the 6th BRICS Summit in Fortaleza, Brazil, on July 15, 2014. (Yasuyoshi Chiba/Getty Images)
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Anubhav Gupta of the Asia Society Policy Institute considers how Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi might move forward on economic cooperation even as bilateral tensions persist on other fronts.

Photo of the Day: After the Flood in Kashmir

A Kashmiri shopkeeper reacts as he sits alongside a flood-damaged garment shop at the Lal Chowk area in Srinagar on September 17, 2014. (Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Kashmiri shopkeeper reacts as he sits alongside a flood-damaged garment shop at the Lal Chowk area in Srinagar on September 17, 2014. (Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview: Lahore's Last 'Lollywood' Poster Artist Looks Back on a 50-Year-Career

Lollywood poster artist Sarfraz Iqbal in his Lahore studio in September 2014. (Saad Sarfraz Sheikh)
Arts

Pakistan's national film industry may have gone into decline, but painter Sarfraz Iqbal is still a consummate, busy professional.

Can Xi and Modi Establish an Economic Partnership? Experts Share Their Views

This photo taken on September 10, 2014 shows gantry cranes lined up at the new Chinese-majority owned Colombo International Container Terminal (CICT) in Colombo. China's president kicked off his first South Asia tour with a visit to Beijing's latest investment in Sri Lanka, a US$1.4 billion port city development to include a marina and a Formula One track, all just 250 kilometres (150 miles) from India's coast.
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Ahead of the Chinese President’s visit to India beginning Sep. 17, we asked experts for their views on how Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi might enhance economic relations between China and India amid broader geopolitical issues.

Photo of the Day: Floating Tranquilly in Vietnam

A boat and its occupant reflected in calm blue waters in Hoi An, Vietnam on June 11, 2014. (ilya/Flickr)
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A boat and its occupant reflected in calm blue waters in Hoi An, Vietnam on June 11, 2014. (ilya/Flickr)

Paulson and Rudd: China's Economic Reform Is the 'Engine Room' for Xi's Political Vision

Henry Paulson (L) and Kevin Rudd (R) at Asia Society’s event in New York on September 11, 2014. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Policy

In a wide-ranging discussion at Asia Society, Henry Paulson and Kevin Rudd discussed President Xi Jinping’s vision for China, the country's stance on climate change, its economic reform agenda, and more.

Photo of the Day: At the Top of the World

A man counts prayer beads at the top of World Peace Monument Pokhara in Nepal on July 8, 2014. (drburtoni/Flickr)
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A man counts prayer beads at the top of World Peace Monument Pokhara in Nepal on July 8, 2014. (drburtoni/Flickr)

'Good Morning Mr. Orwell': A Look Back at the Nam June Paik Video That Greeted 1984

'Good Morning Mr. Orwell' (still), 1984. Video; color, sound. 38 minutes. Courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York.
Arts

Broadcast on New Year's Day 1984, the artist's genre-bending collage of live performances by pop musicians and avant-garde icons embodied his belief in technology's potential to "democratize" art.

Photo of the Day: A Hard Day's Work on the Water in Myanmar

A man sets out early to fish in the waters of Inle Lake, Myanmar on June 19, 2014. (Lim Ashley/Flickr)
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A man sets out early to fish in the waters of Inle Lake, Myanmar on June 19, 2014. (Lim Ashley/Flickr)