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Lost women of Partition While the world even now faces an unprecedented refugee crisis, a Bengali film on the Partition of India in August 1947 takes us to one of the most brutal phases in the history of refugees victimised by forced migration. Shoma A. Chatterji tracks back to Indian films that dealt with the Partition and examines how Rajkahini by National Award winning filmmaker Srijit Mukherjee stands within this cinematic world. 25-Oct-2015
UN@70: Celebrating seven decades of Asia On this day, 70 years ago, the Charter of the United Nations came into force hope, rising from the ashes of World War II. For seven decades the UN has driven multilateralism for peace, security, development and human dignity – in the Asia-Pacific region and around the world. Although far from perfect, no other organisation has done more to "save succeeding generations from the scourge of war and to promote social progress and better standards of life" for all. 20-Oct-2015
India must take the baton of African gro The stage is perfectly set for India to take the baton of African growth, in the wake of deepening economic crisis in China, says Sujeet Sarkar, an international advisor in governance 08-Oct-2015
Music in the high mountains Entertaining soldiers in the high ridges of the Siachen camp with her popular chart busters was an exceptional experience for Akriti Kakar, as she reveals to TWF correspondent Pramita Bose 04-Oct-2015
Being Parsi The Path of Zarathrustra made in English is a film that perhaps for the first time explores the Parsi identity and the history and origin of the faith. This reminds us of the contribution of the Parsis to Indian cinema. But has Indian cinema been kind to the community in portraying them? Shoma A. Chatterji writes 01-Oct-2015
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