India: Urdu is the 2nd most spoken language in 5 states — Siasat com | Video: The Origin Of Urdu Language — Culture Express

Urdu is the second most spoken language in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. (…) According to Wikipedia, Urdu is the 3rd most spoken language in Bihar, Chandigarh, Delhi, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab and Rajasthan. It is the 4th spoken language in Jharkhand, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal and the 5th…

Kashmirʹs tormented quest for freedom: Modi and the revocation of Article 370 — Marian Brehmer reports from Kashmir on Qantara de | Watch Deutsche Welle Video

Since India scrapped its special status, tensions in Kashmir are rising once again. The conflict over the valley has defined the lives of Kashmiris for decades. Marian Brehmer reports from Kashmir The mountains, meadows and rivers of Kashmir are so reminiscent of Swiss mountain pastures that you could almost be forgiven for thinking you were…

Kashmiris are living a long nightmare of Indian colonialism — By Goldie Osuri on the Conversation com

India’s decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir in early August, and the repression and communications blackout that followed, is another step in India’s long history of colonising Kashmir. Narendra Modi’s administration effectively annexed Kashmir by abrogating Article 370 of the Indian constitution, adopted in 1954 to guarantee Kashmir’s semi-autonomous status. But…

Kashmir The Story | Full Documentary On The History & Timelines Of Kashmir Valley

A TIMES NOW Exclusive, this documentary series gives an insight into the conflict-ridden region, showcasing facts as they are. The purely observational piece of storytelling is an honest attempt to showcase life in the Kashmir valley. Watch Kashmir The Story here. #Kashmir #KashmirTheStory #TimesNow   Source: TIMES NOW Published on 5 Aug 2019

Countess of Wessex visits AKDN Health project in India

In May 2019, Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex visited a health programme run by the Aga Khan Health Services at the Sir Elly Kadoorie School and Junior College in Mumbai, India. The Countess was on a five-day visit to India to see the work of the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust. The Aga…

Restoration on Mughal Glazed Tiles — Video documentation of Humayun tomb restoration by Aga Khan Trust for Culture | Watch two videos

A film explaining the restoration of Mughal glazed tilework by Aga Khan Trust for Culture during the Humayun’s Mausoleum’s conservation. The project was supported by the Tata Trusts and it required over five years of research and documentation to undertake it. Source:   NIZAMUDDIN URBAN RENEWAL INITIATIVE Published on 1 Oct 2018 Humay’s Tomb’s Conservation…

Berlin students fight to get climate change onto lesson plans — Deutsche Welle de | Watch Video on how children in Gujrat, India are getting – climate change lessons

Are schools equipping kids with the skills to understand and deal with climate change? Some German students don’t think so and are trying to get their curriculum changed. Victoria Bederov tilts her head to one side and considers the question for a moment. What does the 18-year-old Berlin student think about climate education in German…