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Religion
The basilica attracts millions of devotees each year. As in Karachi, these include both Catholic and Hindu residents. Some
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Scientists are testing debris from a mysterious explosion in India that killed one person and injured three others.
Impact
We asked which visionary grassroots leader most inspired you -- and thousands of people answered. The winner of the 2015 Pollination Project Visionary Award is Padmanaban Gopalan, who started an ingenious effort to feed the hungry and reduce trash in Coimbatore, India.
Religion
As I bake in the heat of the Indian summer, remembering the sage of Kanchi's life brings back a different kind of warmth. Belatedly, I am indebted to him for the impact he's had on my family, and the spiritual knowledge he left the world.
Travel
Over the past ten years, India's status as a place to do business has grown immensely. According to the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), India is the 10th largest business travel market in the world.
Impact
The practice of giving daily has changed my life. In 2012, I co-founded The Pollination Project which makes daily $1000 grants to social change visionaries around the world. Here are the extraordinary people we supported this week.
Travel
There is an interesting politeness and humanity in the chaos of Chennai traffic. I haven't seen any "real" road rage here, despite being in situations that if happened in the U.S. I'd be fearing for my personal safety.
Politics
Time is clearly running out for the Sri Lankan government, the international community has shown that their patience is wearing thin.
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Disillusionment with the ruling Congress is widespread. Its leadership too seems resigned to not regaining power. All it wants to do is thwart Modi from winning.
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Jayalalithaa's English is excellent, which should be sufficient to make her PM. She needs to brush up on her Hindi though so that she can endear herself to the 400 million Indians who speak the language. That in itself will provide her more longevity of tenure than anything else.
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Two years ago, commemorating International Domestic Workers Day on June 16, governments, labor unions and employers' associations voted overwhelmingly to create global labor standards to help promote the rights of the 50 to 100 million domestic workers worldwide.
Travel
While Kerala is renowned for its backwaters and the houseboats that cruise them, the terrain of its mountainous Western Ghats on the southern tip of the Deccan Plateau is spectacular too. Tangled jungle, intimate valleys and exposed ridges are interspersed with plantations and palm trees, and of course give shelter to a wide variety of animals.
Culture & Arts
The gallery has yet to receive any information from the commission and it has yet to be determined whether or not the statue
Wellness
The last time I saw my yoga teacher, Swami Buaji, was six years ago. At the time, he was said to be 116 years old, living proof that a lifetime of yoga has its rewards.
Culture & Arts
I wanted to seek the academic viewpoint and approached Professor Richard Allen of NYU's Department of Cinema Studies at the
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With Manmohan Singh faltering, an opening of sorts has been created for the prime minister's post until Rahul Gandhi decides
Environment
I have been asked repeatedly by many people, "Why is a spiritual leader, a yogi and a mystic planting trees? And why are you planting trees?"
Impact
When you eliminate preventable death and disease, a whole new world is possible. This is why people all over the world are joining together to celebrate World Water Day.
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