The Daily Delicious for March 26, 2008

Leela, Sesame Street‘s newest character. Sohini Ramachandran, Evolutionary Biologist Ramachandran, who has been working in the same lab since age 15, talks about intelligent design, why she likes her field and answers “Do you encounter any opposition from religious groups that don’t like you proving that evolution is a fact?” —Pavani (tags: science evolution career […]

March 2008

The Daily Delicious for March 25, 2008

IT Girls, Julia Allison, Mary Rambin and Meghan Asha. (Page Six Magazine) Of Condoms, Clinton, Obama and McCain A Salon Life article from the series by Rahul K. Parikh, MD. “Which candidate will save sex ed?” asks Dr. Parikh. — Nalini (tags: health politics medicine gender doctors brown) Islamophobia: “She Wasn’t Dressed Right” Scenario: Bigoted […]

March 2008

The Daily Delicious for March 22, 2008

Phagwah Photos, credit: Eric Harvey Brown Monkey Gods to Textiles: Far East on the East Side Asia Week in New York (which I didn’t actually know was going on) has stretched into Asia Fortnight. In addition, two Asian art fairs that usually coincide on a single weekend have spread out to fall on consecutive weekends. […]

March 2008

The Daily Delicious for March 21, 2008

NYC hero, Veeramuthu Kalimuthu. Snark Break: Man Jumps Three Subway Tracks To Save Drunkard Columbia University mechanic (and former cricket player from Guyana) Veeramuthu Kalimuthu saves a pickled fellow New Yorker from being hit by a subway train. Bravo! [via Gawker] — Nalini (tags: bravery desi NYC)

March 2008

The Daily Delicious for March 20, 2008

Artist M.F. Husain. Row over Indian artist hits NYC Indian American Intellectual Forum has written Christie’s to threaten demonstrations if the auction house proceeds with sales of M.F. Husain’s art. Dubbed the “Picasso of India” by Forbes, Husain publicly apologized for paintings in 2006. —Pavani (tags: art religion) Tampa Physician and Philanthrophist Inducted into State’s […]

March 2008
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The Daily Delicious for March 19, 2008

A look from the Peachoo + Krejberg Fall 2008 Collection. Indian Iron Firms Battle For Rural Support A rush on iron ore in Orissa. I wonder what the environmental impact is going to be. — Nalini (tags: environment India(n) business) Photos of Unnamed Target Go Collection Surface Images are floating about of a mysterious unnamed […]

March 2008

The Daily Delicious for March 18, 2008

Shaan Rahi playing for Herricks. Pakistani-American guard/forward Shaan Rahi wants to play Division I basketball. “Even when we go to other schools, I don’t see that many brown kids playing,” said Rahi, in reference to how South Asian youth describe themselves. “It would be nice to have someone to relate to.” (Newsday) (tags: sports pakistan(i) […]

March 2008

The Daily Delicious for March 17, 2008

UNICEF Photo of the Year. Child Brides, Stephanie Sinclair Masala Chai A visual arts blog that features desi art and design. —Ismat (tags: art) Out Against Abuse A forum to bring together activists, volunteers, survivors and others to discuss gender-based violence and how it impacts the South Asian community. —Ismat (tags: activism, domestic_violence)

March 2008

The Daily Delicious for March 16, 2008

via PopSugar Natalie Portman Is a New York Jewel Paparazzi caught Natalie in Indian wedding makeup while shooting in New York for Kosher Vegetarian, a short directed by Mira Nair. The short will also star Irrfan Khan for the upcoming, New York, I Love You. (tags: film NYC)

March 2008

The Daily Delicious for March 15, 2008

NYASAFF: Dollhouse, playing tomorrow, March 16 at Tribeca Cinemas. Festivals | 2008 New York Arab & South Asian Film Festival | March 5 – March 16, 2008 This is the last weekend for this festival, so if you’re in the NYC area, check it out. (tags: film NYC) OPI India Collection The India Collection by […]

March 2008