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13 September 2014
The song “Happy”, written, produced, and performed by American singer and producer Pharrell Williams, became a viral phenomenon earlier this year as countless tribute videos filmed around the world were...
9 September 2014
Internationally acclaimed yoga teacher BKS Iyengar died two weeks ago at the age of 96. His students and admirers have mourned and celebrated him on Twitter for weeks.
8 September 2014
Indians Publish Cries for Help and Calls for Donations on Twitter as Deadly Flooding Hits Jammu and Kashmir
"It's raining hell in Kashmir. Roads and rivers inundated. People being evacuated to safer places."
7 September 2014
Salman Zalman, a philosophy student and an activist from Kerala, was charged with sedition for allegedly disrespecting and insulting the Indian national anthem and also for a Facebook post.
31 August 2014
The Nagas in Ukhrul are protesting the ban on rallies and the militarisation of their home, which defies decade-long ceasefire between Naga separatists and the Indian Government.
Bhutanese entrepreneur Dawa Drakpa cleans and recycles old footwear and distributes them to those who can't afford a decent pair. Nearly 1 percent of the country's population have received shoes.
30 August 2014
India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has launched the “MyGov” website, which invites Indian citizens to participate actively in the country's governance and development.
26 August 2014
Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that everybody has human rights and it is the job of the government to protect them.
23 August 2014
After downing a bottle of water, most people are probably inclined to toss it. Those people, however, don't realize that they're throwing away an ingenious means of lighting a home.