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India Reclaims Its Creation With International Yoga Day

Ranjani Iyer Mohanty | Posted 06.20.2016 | Canada Living
Ranjani Iyer Mohanty

Whether faced with the level of cultural appropriation or cultural appreciation that yoga has seen, a bit of re-appropriation -- done in an inclusive manner -- never hurts. At the request of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the UN General Assembly passed a resolution establishing International Yoga Day. The first celebration in 2015 saw yoga sessions happening all over the world.

Outrage As Minor Convicted In Deadly India Gang Rape Released

CP | Muneeza Naqvi, The Associated Press | Posted 12.20.2015 | Canada

The man was short of his 18th birthday when he and five others brutally attacked a 23-year-old woman, who later died of her injuries.

Indian Women Take The Summit

Ranjani Iyer Mohanty | Posted 11.25.2016 | Canada
Ranjani Iyer Mohanty

It's well known that there is strength in numbers and wisdom in crowds. But what if we're only seeing half the numbers and hearing half the crowd? A...

Does Monsanto Deserve a Prize for Agriculture?

Sangita Iyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Sangita Iyer

If you thought our global food crisis can't get any worse, guess who's winning this year's Nobel Prize of Agriculture? Robert T Fraley, Executive VP of Monsanto is one of the recipients of this prestigious award (equivalent to the Oscars) on World Food Day October 16 for creating genetically modified organism (GMO).

Making Entrepreneurs out of Indian Housewives

G(irls)20 | Posted 08.12.2013 | Canada Impact

2013-06-12-blog_girls_20_summit_v01A.png I believe that women entrepreneurship will not only give a boost to the economy by increasing the number of employed people and leading towards a more gender-equal growth. Not being financially independent is one of the main factors that prove as a hindrance in self-empowerment of women, especially in patriarchal societies like India.

Sadly, Sexual Assaults Hurt Everyone In Canada

r/ally | Posted 06.16.2013 | Canada Living

Sexual assault is anything but uncommon and like it or not, it affects us all. It's not only a moral or ethical issue -- it's an economic issue that has not gone completely unnoticed. A single act of violence against a woman may result in complete absence from work..... For companies specifically, it impacts their bottom line.

Tax Season Sees India's Wealthy Scatter

CP | Tim Sullivan, The Associated Press | Posted 06.01.2013 | Canada Business

NEW DELHI - In a country long defined by its poverty, it's easy now to find India's rich.They're at New Delhi's Emporio mall, where herds of chauffeur...

Gang Rape Sparks Massive Protest In India

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 02.22.2013 | Canada

NEW DELHI - Authorities have shut down roads in the heart of India's capital to put an end to weeklong demonstrations against the brutal gang rape of ...