Asian Art Museum Takes You “Beyond Bollywood”: A new art show celebrating 2000 years of the heritage of dance in South Asia

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.

IMF says Indian economy remains a ‘bright spot’

The Indian economy has retained the crown of “a bright spot” in the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) latest World Economic Outlook report released on Monday and it is slated to account for half of the global growth in 2023, compared to just a tenth coming from the combined might of the US, the world’s largest economy, and Europe, which comprises some of the largest economies.

As world’s fastest-growing economy at 5.8%, India ‘bright spot’: UN economist

As the fastest-growing major economy at a clip of 5.8 per cent this year, India is a “bright spot” when the world economy is expected to grow by only 1.9 per cent, according to the UN’s chief official monitoring the global economy. For next year, the UN is projecting a growth rate of 6.7 per cent, a “very high growth relative to other G20 member countries”, the group of the large developed and emerging economies headed by India, said Hamid Rashid, the Chief of the Global Economic Monitoring Branch, on Wednesday.

Young Indian Americans face race bias as early as preschool: Texas A&M Study

Young Indian Americans, who are among the more than 3.5 million South Asians living in the US, regularly face racial and ethnic discrimination as early as preschool, which influences the development of their identities, says a new study. Second-generation Indian-American adolescents are “especially vulnerable to discrimination as they explore and form their identities”, according to the study by Texas A&M University School of Public Health.

Airtel and Meta join forces to accelerate India’s digital ecosystem

Bharti Airtel, India’s premier digital communications solutions provider, and Meta Platforms, Inc. have decided to collaborate and support the growth of India’s digital ecosystem. Airtel and Meta jointly announced that the companies will jointly invest in global connectivity infrastructure and CCPaaS-based, new-age digital solutions to support the emerging requirements of customers and enterprises in India.