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Leading designers join Indian spiritual guru in Fashion for Peace in New York

Sadhguru, founder of Isha Foundation, known as much for his sartorial sense as his profound wisdom, joined the world’s leading designers in a global effort to Save the Weaves at Fashion for Peace in New York City on 13 February 2019. 

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Glory of Indian women's hockey to feature in London exhibition

Fans watching the Hockey Womens World Cup at the Lee Valley Centre, London, are in for a double treat. They will also get to have a close look at India's glorious past in women's hockey, thanks to a unique photo exhibition by The Hockey Museum, London, and sports curator Sunil Yash Kalra from India. The world cup starts on July 21 at Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre.

India should showcase its heritage with pride: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India should showcase its great heritage with pride and questioned rules that prohibit people from taking pictures at some monuments.

Reimagining employability an imperative for India

The singular expectation from university education is guaranteed employability and, thus, a return on investment. When this fails to happen, it is because the quality of education does not respond to market demand.

Breaking faith barriers, Shia Muslim artists create Hindu wedding mandaps

For centuries, their creations have been used in sombre processions to commemorate and reconstruct the narrative of the 7th century Battle of Karbala in Islamic history. But now, these artists, mostly Shia Muslims, make Hindu wedding mandaps, replicating the design of the shrine of Prophet's grandson Imam Hussain Ali, who was killed in that war.

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