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Modi Gifts Persian Translation of Ramayana in Iran

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Modi Gifts Persian Translation of Ramayana in Iran

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, gifted Monday the supreme leader of Iran Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei a specially commissioned reproduction of a rare seventh-century manuscript of the Holy Quran attributed to Hazrat Ali, the fourth caliph. Written in Kufic script, this manuscript is stated to be a prized possession of the Ministry [...]

Why You Must Not Compare Anna Hazare with Gandhi

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Why You Must Not Compare Anna Hazare with Gandhi

Ramlila Maidan in the Indian capital New Delhi is used to hold the annual mythological show Ramlila (based on the epic Ramayana) in which God Rama vanquishes the ten-headed villain Ravana. Now, the anti-corruption leader Anna Hazare is using the same arena to continue his fast and take on the Indian government, which is behaving [...]

DreamWorks to Capture Monkeys of Bollywood

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DreamWorks to Capture Monkeys of Bollywood

America’s leading animation film maker DreamWorks Animation SKG reveals that it is fast-tracking the development of Monkeys of Bollywood (working title), a Bollywood-style animated musical adventure set in modern-day Mumbai. By Rakesh Raman Bollywood is a loose term used for India’s Hindi language film industry based in Mumbai (a.k.a. Bombay). Bollywood is known for producing [...]