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The Best Dressed Winner at Goodwood Revival
Culture / Fashion / United Kingdom

The Best Dressed Winner at Goodwood Revival

Fashionistas from all over the world turned out in force at the Goodwood Revival on Saturday to compete for the prestigious Best Dressed award. Since its beginning, fashion has long been an integral part of the annual historic motor racing event, with most attendees dressing in period attire from the 1940s, ‘50s and ‘60s for the occasion. As … Continue reading »

Varanasi Set to Get Grand Makeover
Architecture / Culture / India

Varanasi Set to Get Grand Makeover

For Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency of Varanasi it seems ‘acche din’ have come with the NDA government planning a giant goodie bag for the temple city. What the Centre does here could potentially be used to showcase the Modi government’s development initiatives in future polls. Besides a complete makeover, the Centre’s big plans for … Continue reading »

Delhi Exhibition Fosters India-Pakistan Trade Ties
Culture / Economy / India / Pakistan

Delhi Exhibition Fosters India-Pakistan Trade Ties

Indian and Pakistani business owners this week descended on an exhibition in New Delhi aimed at improving trade linkages between the countries. In 2011, when India and Pakistan resumed a bilateral discourse, commerce was billed as a key confidence-building measure to reducing distrust and lowering barriers. Displaying her products from Karachi, Pakistan – elaborate, hand … Continue reading »

Ramapo College to Open Jonathan Demme’s Exhibition of Haitian Paintings
Art / Culture / Haiti

Ramapo College to Open Jonathan Demme’s Exhibition of Haitian Paintings

Ramapo College will open A Sense of Place: Cap-Haitien Paintings from the Collection of Jonathan Demme on Wednesday, Sept. 17 in the Kresge Gallery and will continue through Nov. 21. The exhibition will feature more than 60 pieces from the collection of Jonathan Demme, a noted film director and one of the world’s leading collectors of Haitian … Continue reading »

Asiana Brings the Taste of India and China to The Cave in Muscat
Culture / Food / Oman

Asiana Brings the Taste of India and China to The Cave in Muscat

Asiana, a restaurant that opened most recently at The Cave, offers customers the spicy cuisines of India and China. Asiana’s food is described as “home cooking in a fine dining experience” by Rony Dona, Senior Executive Chef for five of the eight restaurants located at The Cave complex along the Qurum Heights Road. Since The … Continue reading »

‘Coexistence,’ a Jerusalem-Based Art Exhibit on Peace, Visits Kissimmee
Art / Culture / United States of America

‘Coexistence,’ a Jerusalem-Based Art Exhibit on Peace, Visits Kissimmee

In anticipation of International Peace Day, Sept. 21, Valencia College’s Peace and Justice Initiative has planned Global Peace Week from Sept. 15-21. It’s a week of peace-related activities, speakers and documentaries that will be shown in conjunction with Orlando’s Global Peace Film Festival. As part of the observation, Valencia will host works of art from … Continue reading »

Taiwan, France to Cooperate on Internet of Things
Culture / Economy / France / Georgia

Taiwan, France to Cooperate on Internet of Things

Taiwan and France will work together to develop the Internet of Things (IoT) in a bid to explore business opportunities in growing applications within the potentially massive industry, a ranking Taiwanese economics official said Friday. Shen Jong-chin, vice economics minister, made the comment while on a visit to Paris to seek cooperation with France on … Continue reading »