A documentary portraying the lives of the Sikligar Sikhs, the blacksmiths/ironsmiths and weapon makers of the Khalsa Army of the Sikhs. Very little is known about the Sikligars in and outside of India, as they have been displaced through years of colonization and government oppression...
Arpana Caur’s extensive folk and tribal art collection gives a closer look into her special regard for the folk arts of India, their influence on her own self-expression, and some of the challenges affecting their appreciation and evolution in our times. The Magic Makers...
Sunday, August 8, 2010
Leaf from history
Reviewed by J. S. Grewal
The Makers of Modern Punjab
By Kirpal Singh and Prithipal Singh Kapur.
Singh Brothers, Amritsar.
Pages xvi + 174. Rs 225.
IN a recent international seminar on "History and Memory" organised by the Indian Institute...
When Sweden-based Volvo Car Corporation announced its foray in the country with its premium sedan S 80 and SUV XC 90, the first city that will get to ride the vehicles will not be any of the metros but Chandigarh. While that may be a first, it does not come as a big surprise as Punjab with its...
Indian Dowry Woes: Test for Law Makers
New Vision (Kampala, UGANDA - Africa)
January 31, 2006 </B>
Posted to the web January 31, 2006
By Alice Emasu
TWO weeks ago, Navpreet Kaur, 22, of Indian origin, residing in...
Investor's Business Daily - Cell phones with cameras and Internet access are nice, but they're out of reach if you live on $2 a day or less.
Reuters - The world's two largest PC makers said
on Friday that they expect mostly to sell machines with full
version of Windows in Europe despite a European antitrust order
forcing Microsoft Corp. to offer a stripped-down
version of its flagship operating system...