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South Asia Solidarity Initiative is a political organizing collective based in New York City. Our entirely autonomous and voluntary collective has been functioning since 2008. We build on decades of organizing work in the diaspora. We started this podcast in 2020 to share conversations about our political work, art, media and the world around us.
 
A solid hour of Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi music, contemporary and classic tracks, blended to give listeners with and without South Asian languages for a mother tongue a compelling listening experience. Local news and a relevant, local events calendar rounds out the program.
 
Join Sameer Desai as he chats with South Asians around the world to uncover their identities, successes, failures, and most importantly, stories. He profiles artists, writers, filmmakers, athletes, entertainers, and many more to discover South Asians who have taken a different path. Visit www.southasianstoriespodcast.com for full list of episodes and show notes!
 
The South Asian Mind Podcast is meant to be a safe space for ALL South Asian women through open discussions and culturally appropriate talks that will nurture their mental health. The podcast will include conversations with experienced therapists and psychologists who have a deep understanding of the South Asian culture. Through these conversations we will provide tips and general advice related to relationships, family and individual identity to people who identify as South Asian women.
 
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In the 1990s, Lim Kok Thay started a cruiseferry and gambling boat business in Hong Kong and turned it into one of Asia’s biggest cruise operators.It was a labour of love, as well as a way to diversify the casino business set up by his father, Lim Goh Tong, in Malaysia.Under the now 70-year-old Lim, Genting Hong Kong Ltd expanded its fleet of ships…
 
Bangladesh's growth story has been quite remarkable, and its regional presence has been steadily growing in recent years. However, the country faces some challenges in ensuring economic growth as well as foreign policy tensions due to major power competition in the subcontinent. In this episode, Ramita Iyer, Research Analyst, ISAS speaks to Dr Masu…
 
• Song One Nachhatar Gill Ardas Kran• Song Two Balkar Sidhu Aina Tainu Pyar Kran• Song Three SARDOOL SIKANDER & AMAR NOORIE'S College Vich pardi• Song Four Karamjit Anmol Yaara Ve• Song Five Armaan Malik Mujhko Barsaat Bana Lo• Song Six Asha Bhosle Parde Mein Rehne Do• Song Seven Udit Naryan/ Alka Yagnik Aye Mere humsafer• Song Eight Atif Aslam & A…
 
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was forced to call off her own wedding on Sunday as she tightened Covid-19 restrictions in the face of an outbreak of the Omicron variant.“My wedding will not be going ahead,” she confirmed after detailing new restrictions; including a limit of 100 fully vaccinated people at events.“I just joined many other…
 
Two strong earthquakes jolted the southern Philippines on Saturday, but no major damage was expected and there was no threat of a tsunami, government seismologists said.A 6.1-magnitude quake struck at 10.26am (02.26 GMT) off Balut island, 1,130 kilometres south of Manila, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.“No de…
 
Trouble has returned to India’s remote northeast, a region that has long had a testy relationship with New Delhi. The area spans seven states, including four that share a border with Myanmar and one with China.More than 200 ethnic groups and tribes live across the resource-rich region, where several insurgents and separatist movements operate.Many …
 
Australia will allow international air travellers to enter the country if they provide results from a rapid antigen test (RAT) taken within 24 hours of departure.A RAT must be undertaken by or under the supervision of a medical practitioner that includes pharmacists or trained personnel at an authorised airport testing station, the Ministry of Heal…
 
For decades, Peninsular Malaysia’s east coast has had more than its fair share of floods during the November to February monsoon season.But as the country now counts the cost of the latest flooding – described by officials as a “once-in-a-century” disaster – victims, observers and climate activists say no other recent natural disaster has exposed j…
 
US President Joe Biden will travel to Japan this spring for an in-person summit of Quad alliance members, the White House said after Biden spoke with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Friday.Details on the timing of the meeting of the Quad – a regional security alliance including the US, Japan, Australia and India – have yet to be worked out…
 
Britain’s top foreign and defence officials held talks with their Australian counterparts in Sydney on Friday, focusing on advancing a security pact involving nuclear-powered submarines and sharing notes on countering China’s growing clout.UK Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Truss and Secretary of State for Defence Ben Wallace met with Australian Minist…
 
Pakistan last week launched its first-ever national security policy, listing economic security as its top priority even as it continues to emphasise military security.Still, the shift is striking given that Pakistan has been at odds with its nuclear-armed rival India for years and has had to deal with violent Islamist militancy and separatist movem…
 
China and Russia delayed a US bid to impose UN sanctions on five North Koreans on Thursday, diplomats said, as Pyongyang suggested it may resume tests of nuclear weapons and long-range missiles.The move by China and Russia came ahead of a closed-door UN Security Council meeting on North Korea later on Thursday – the second in two weeks – after Pyon…
 
Indian animal lovers are in mourning over the sudden passing of a nationally famous tigress credited with repopulating a forest redoubt for her endangered kin.Collarwali, dubbed “supermum” by local press for giving birth to nearly 30 cubs, died peacefully at the weekend after an intestinal problem.Sombre conservation officers gently carried Collarw…
 
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is due to hold talks via video link with US President Joe Biden on Friday, with security issues, trade, the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and climate change all high on the agenda – although analysts suggest the biggest positive from Japan’s perspective is that talks between the two leaders are finally…
 
An Indian court on Thursday jailed a man for five years in the first conviction over religious riots in New Delhi in 2020, when more than 50 people, most of them Muslims, were killed.The riots, the worst such violence in the capital in decades, followed months of protests against a citizenship law that critics say discriminates against the Muslim m…
 
A coalition of young environmental activists held a protest Thursday in downtown Seoul, urging the presidential candidates to hold an open debate concerning climate change.Plan 0, a coalition of young activists in their 20s and 30s from four different groups, huddled in front of Sejong Centre for the Performing Art at Gwanghwamun Square, one of the…
 
Gentlemanly Terrorists: Political Violence and the Colonial State in India, 1919-1947 (Cambridge University Press, 2017) by Durba Ghosh uncovers the critical place of revolutionary terrorism in the colonial and postcolonial history of modern India. The book reveals how so-called 'Bhadralok dacoits' used assassinations, bomb attacks, and armed robbe…
 
A couple from the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu are to become the first Indian couple to celebrate their nuptials on the online metaverse, a network of interconnected 3D virtual worlds. Their digital wedding reception on February 6 is to be attended by 5,000 of their friends, colleagues and relatives from four continents with the bride’s late…
 
Australia and Britain will “fight back” against cyberattacks from China, Russia, and Iran, defence minister Peter Dutton said ahead of consultations with London in Sydney.Australia’s defence and foreign affairs ministers will meet their British counterparts Ben Wallace and Liz Truss on Friday for the annual Australia-United Kingdom Ministerial Cons…
 
When Tonga’s Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano violently erupted, sending shock waves and tsunami across the Pacific, the blast in the small island nation was so deafening that fleeing families could only wave at their loved ones to run.“The first explosion … our ears were ringing and we couldn’t even hear each other, so all we do is pointing to ou…
 
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday that restrictions will be tightened across the country if there is a community transmission of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus but she ruled out lockdowns.New Zealand’s tight controls and geographic advantage has helped it remain free of the Omicron variant in the community, although…
 
Over the past few years, Nepal has seen major convulsions in its domestic politics as well as an intensification of tensions with its neighbours, especially India. However, the country is in a very unique position in South Asia's emerging geostrategic theatre, especially due to the attention it has been receiving from major powers in the region and…
 
In Partisan Aesthetics: Modern Art and India's Long Decolonization (Stanford UP, 2020), Sanjukta Sunderason explores art's entanglements with histories of war, famine, mass politics and displacements that marked late-colonial and postcolonial India. Introducing "partisan aesthetics" as a conceptual grid, the book identifies ways in which art became…
 
• Song One Raj Ghuman MASSAN LEYA• Song Two Sukhbir Rana Lohri• Song Three RAJ GHUMAN BALLE BALLE • Song Four RAJ GHUMAN NEW LOHRI SONG • Song Five Manni D Lohri Song• Song Six Alka Yagnik, Udit Naryan Kyaa Dil Ne Kahaa • Song Seven Atif Aslam Pehli Dafa• Song Eight Alka Yagnik /Kumar Sanu Dil Tera Aashiq• Song Nine "Yasser Desai and Rashid Khan " …
 
Since the 1980s, pictures by the late Goan cartoonist Mario Miranda have been used to adorn and confer ‘local’ flavour on a variety of public settings in Goa. Today, Miranda’s work is a familiar sight to travelers in Goa. While some of the pictures selected for display – including by the government in spaces that it controls – are historically and …
 
In the first week of January, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited to Sri Lanka and the Maldives - two Indian Ocean countries where it is looking to strengthen its influence. This visit is important for these island states not only in the current geopolitical and economic context but also historically as they both celebrate landmark years in th…
 
Raj Balkaran speaks with Laurie Patton, Professor of Religions and President at Middlebury College, about her scholarly journey, educational administration, poetry, trends in scholarship, the significance of Indian myth, and more. Raj Balkaran is a scholar, educator, consultant, and life coach. For information see rajbalkaran.com. Learn more about …
 
“Kashmir” carries the burden of being known as one of the world’s biggest flashpoints. If a novel, TV show, or video game wants an easy international crisis, there’s a good chance Kashmir will be the crisis of choice. But while Kashmir is globally known, few understand the roots of the conflict—or what the people that live in Kashmir actually think…
 
Today we are joined by Alistair Shearer, a freelance scholar of South Asian religion and culture, and teacher of yoga and the psychology of yoga. He is also the author of The Story of Yoga: From Ancient India to the Modern West (Hurst and Co, 2020). In our conversation, we discussed the origins of yoga, the differences between mind and body yoga pr…
 
In Hindu Theology and Biology: The Bhagavata Purana and Contemporary Theory (Oxford University Press, 2020), Professor Jonathan B. Edelmann develops a constructive and comparative theological dialogue between Hinduism and Western natural sciences. Describing the Bhagavata tradition and Darwinism as worldviews, the author asks the question in the bo…
 
After performing well in the early part of 2021, Pakistan's economy has now taken a sharp turn with high inflation, wide trade deficit and larget debt. It's cabinet has also approved a supplementary budget seeking to withdraw tax exemptions and introducing other revenue generating measures in order to access the US$6 billion (S$8.12 billion) loan f…
 
• Song One Miss Pooja Waheguru Waheguru Keh• Song Two Balkar Sidhu Aina Tainu Pyar Kran• Song Three Bal E Lasara QUESTIONS• Song Four Dil Di Kitaab Surjit Khan• Song Five Alka Yagnik /Kumar Sanu Dil Tera Aashiq• Song Six Mohammad Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar Main Chali Main Chali• Song Seven Kumar Sanu |Alka Yagnik Kisi se Tum Pyar Karo• Song Eight Alka Y…
 
In 2021, Sri Lanka faced several challenges like high inflation, slow GDP growth rate, high foreign debt and tensions in its foreign policy relations, which was further exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. To discuss where Sri Lanka stands at the beginning of 2022 and the various challenges it faces, Ramita Iyer, Research Analyst, ISAS spoke to Dr…
 
Neha Sahgal, Associate Director, Research, at the Pew Research Center speaks of Pew’s ground-breaking research on Indian public opinion on religion. The data shows that Indians maintain a commitment to religious tolerance while also living highly religiously segregated lives. The survey report explores these themes in greater detail along with Indi…
 
Astrologers play an important role in Indian society, but there are very few studies on their social identity and professional practices. Based on extensive fieldwork carried out in the city of Banaras, Words of Destiny: Practicing Astrology in North India (SUNY Press, 2021) shows how the Brahmanical scholarly tradition of astral sciences (jyotiḥśā…
 
The South Asian subcontinent is poised to witness many changes and challenges in 2022, which includes various political developments and key elections, security challenges, growing focus on technology, climate change and sustainable development, amongst others. This January, Dr Iqbal Singh Sevea took over as the new Director of ISAS, bringing with …
 
• Song One Singga | Karan Aujla | Ammy Virk Happy New Year • Song Two Garry Sandhu Ik Tera Sahara• Song Three Kamal Heer Ticketan • Song Four Nimrat Khaira RANIHAAR• Song Five SHREYA GHOSHAL, ARIJIT SINGH Manwa Laage-Happy New Year• Song Six "Yasser Desai and Rashid Khan " Tu Shifa Meri• Song Seven Udit Naryan/ Alka Yagnik Aye Mere humsafer• Song E…
 
This book introduces readers to Indian philosophy by presenting the first integral English translation of Vaiśeṣikasūtra with the earliest extant commentary of Candrānanda on the old aphorisms of Vaiśeṣika school of Indian philosophy. A new reference work and a fundamental introduction to anyone interested in Indian and Comparative Philosophy, this…
 
In 2016, the city of Mumbai was blanketed in toxic smog. The source? Fires at the nearby dumping ground of Deonar: the country’s oldest. The Deonar fire became an embarrassment for Mumbai, coming right before an international expo meant to announce the city to international investors and business. Law enforcement immediately blamed scrap dealers wh…
 
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