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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    India outsources chores as servant culture shifts

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mumbai Cultural shift as middle class turns to companies for helpers rather than employing full-time staff Indians outsource servant chores Need someone to pay your bills and pick up your shopping, take an elderly relative to hospital or deliver 26 presents to your girlfriend on her 26th birthday? These are just some of the requests received by Get My Peon, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557714/india-outsources-chores-servant-culture-shifts
  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    After a 'terrible beating', India's President House in line for sympathetic makeover

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:20am by GDN

    ... asked the well-regarded Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage to prepare a comprehensive conservation and maintenance plan. "The primary goal of the conservation project ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556656/after-terrible-beating-indias-president-house-line-sympathetic-makeover
  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    George Orwell's colonial Indian bungalow being restored to house a museum

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 10:45pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in New Delhi Restoration under way on colonial bungalow where author spent the first year of his life Orwell's Indian birthplace set to become museum Heritage ... restored along with the warehouse. Despite Orwell's influence on popular culture, there is no museum celebrating his contribution to literature and journalism, said his son, Richard Blair. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1544465/george-orwells-colonial-indian-bungalow-being-restored-house-museum
  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    Arundhati Roy prompts outrage with call for 'truth' about Mahatma Gandhi

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:40am by The Guardian

    ... and reason. Faith matters, of course, but faith is part of a culture, it should not dictate history. Faith is about unquestioned belief; history is about facts and reality." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556890/arundhati-roy-prompts-outrage-call-truth-about-mahatma-gandhi
  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    India's Hindu nationalist party BJP plans crackdown on beef exports

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:05am by Reuters

    ... the federal government pays 50 to 75 per cent of construction costs. The BJP manifesto defines the "cow and its progeny" as integral to India's cultural heritage- appealing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1509954/indias-hindu-nationalist-party-bjp-plans-crackdown-beef-exports
  6. Lifestyle - Books - INDIA

    Book review: Capital: The Eruption of Delhi, by Rana Dasgupta

    Posted May 25th 2014, 03:42pm by David Wilson

    ... writes. His edgy, visionary masterpiece teems with passages worth quoting. Their impact is anchored in relevance- a growing Marxian sense that capitalism has spun out of control, crushing culture ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1518625/book-review-capital-eruption-delhi-rana-dasgupta
  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    First Indian film museum to open in Bollywood city of Mumbai

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 06:05am by AFP

    ... The government-funded National Museum of Indian Cinema, set in an elegant 19th-century heritage bungalow in south Mumbai, traces Indian cinema's history from the black-and-white silent era to its musical ... with big gaps in the country's rich cinema heritage- many of India's early films, for example, were not preserved. The last remaining print of India's first "talkie", ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1444695/first-indian-film-museum-open-bollywood-city-mumbai
  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    India far-right party supports Hindu nationalist Modi for PM

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 08:41pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Marathi workforce. The MNS champions the culture, language and rights of regional Maharathis over so-called “outsiders”. Despite the support, it is unclear whether Thackeray’s move will help ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1444600/india-far-right-party-supports-hindu-nationalist-modi-pm
  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    India’s opposition BJP leads Congress party in poll ahead of national elections

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 12:43pm by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... with turning his state into an industrial haven. But critics question whether the Hindu nationalist chief can be a truly secular leader over India’s many cultures. Rahul Gandhi, heir to the country’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1436235/indias-opposition-bjp-leads-congress-party-poll-ahead-national-elections
  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    India village councils under scrutiny after rape

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 03:29pm by Associated Press

    ... some sort of “cultural erosion.” Some observers say a general election, expected by May, has given the village elders even more power because politicians know local leaders dictate how ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1414170/india-village-councils-under-scrutiny-after-rape

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