Indian Origin Creator of New Archival Exhibition in Berkeley Hopes to Spread Awareness About the Partition in South Asia

Ritu Jha- Guneeta Singh Bhalla, founder and executive director of the non-profit organization, The 1947 Partition Archive, is curating an exhibition entitled, “Refugees of the British Empire” in California, said she wants to teach and create awareness around South Asian history as the new generation is largely unaware of how cosmopolitan the Indian sub-continent used […]

Zakir, Sonal made Sangeet Natak Akademi fellows, 44 conferred 2018 awards

IANS- Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain and eminent classical dancers Sonal Mansingh, Jatin Goswami (Sattriya) and K. Kalyanasundaram Pillai (Bharatanatyam) were conferred the Sangeet Natak Akademi’s prestigious fellowships on Tuesday. The Akademi also announced 44 recipients of its awards for the year 2018. The names were chosen at the Akademi meeting held on June 26 at […]

10-day Partition exhibition to come to California

IANS-  An upcoming 10-day pop-up exhibition will be held here by the 1947 Partition Archive, spotlighting the “largest mass refugee crisis that unfolded when the British Empire broke up after World War II”, and featuring survivors and witnesses who “now call California their home”. Starting July 27, the exhibition ‘Refugees of the British Empire’ will […]

Akshay only Bollywood star in Forbes rich celebs list

IANS- Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar is the only Indian to find a spot in the Forbes list of the world’s highest paid actors, among 99 other international celebrities. Securing the 33rd rank with earnings worth $65 million, Akshay has surpassed popular international figures such as Rihanna, Jackie Chan, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans and Katy Perry. […]