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Sikh art exhibit to spread awareness about identity in US

New Delhi , May 1

Even 15 years after 9/11, Sikhs in the US feel they are more likely to face profiling, bigotry and backlash than the average American because of the two symbols of their distinct identity - beard and turban.

'Antagonised' Mamata to become more combative after Bengal polls

New Delhi , April 30 Irked by the constant attacks against her and her government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee could bring out the claws against her rivals, a la a "Bengal tigress", especially the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress, post the state elections that the ruling Trinamool expects to win comfortably, her close associates say.

ISKCON pins hopes on Modi for Krishna temple in Moscow

Moscow , May 1
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It was in the forefront to stall a ban on the Hindu holy book, the Bhagavad Gita, in a Siberian city, but somewhat like the story of Lord Krishna, whose address at birth was said to be a gloomy dungeon in ancient Mathura, the address to Moscow's only Krishna temple is in a basement in a rented building.

The return of the spectre: Is Karl Marx relevant today?

New Delhi
German economist and political scientist Karl Marx, whose now seems relevant again
No other ideology has been so villified or pursued so assiduously, viewed with so much promise when implemented or junked most readily and enthusiastically when it ran into trouble, and above all, so misunderstood or misused as the one propounded by this 19th century German thinker. But what did Karl Marx actually propose, did it have any worth and more importantly, does it it still relevant in our times?

Tokyo stocks tumble

Tokyo , May 2
An electric board displaying the currency exchange rate of yen at Nikkei Stock Average in Tokyo. (File Photo: IANS))

Tokyo stocks tumbled from the opening bell on Monday, with the Nikkei down more than 4 percent at one point, as the yen's appreciation against the US dollar after the central bank here opted to hold pat on further easing saw export-linked issues battered.