An Indian American expert of South Asian and Islamic art has sued the Worcester Art Museum officials for allegedly subjecting her to racial discrimination and a hostile work environment. In her 64-page lawsuit, the petitioner has raised a number of accusations against the museum director, her supervisor, and four board members.
By Sonia Dhami- DENALI NATIONAL PARK Leaving Fairbanks, we are on the road to Denali National Park early, mounting anticipation of sighting the Big Five of Denali – Bear, Moose, Dall Sheep, Caribou and Wolves. During the 5-hour ride to Denali, we make a stop at the town of Nenana, well-timed with Alaska Railroad […]
America is celebrating the Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage this month. What would be a better way to commemorate this than by visiting the latest art show at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco titled “Beyond Bollywood”. The show explores 2000 years of the heritage of dance from temples to royal courts to modern movie classics in the Indian sub-continent and South Asia.
By Sonia Dhami- Amongst the multiple reasons of the heart and mind, which draw me time and again to return to my motherland, is to get to meet Arpana Caur. Despite her exalted position as one of India’s leading contemporary artists, she always maintains a humble and modest demeanor. As my friend and I entered […]
Three Kashmiri youths along with one from Uttar Pradesh have been selected to participate in the Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships scheduled to begin in the USA on January 22.
Love, they say, knows no bounds and, for the steadfast, even death cannot do them part. Kolkata’s Tapas Sandilya epitomizes eternal love. This retired government employee never stopped missing his wife, Indrani, after she passed away in May 2021, during the second wave of Covid. To once again feel the reassuring presence of his loving wife beside him, Sandilya has got a lifelike silicon statue made of her.
The original 1813 Star Spangled Banner that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the song that would become the national anthem, is among the most treasured artifacts in the collections of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C.
The next time you visit the historic India Gate, you will have a giant statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose to look up to. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, September 8, evening unveiled a 28-feet statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose near India Gate in New Delhi.