• March 29, 2017
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  • The female sculptors of Kumartuli
    03:18 pm By Anuradha SenguptaSpecial to Weekend Review
    In Kolkata’s traditional potters’ quarter, women artisans are fighting to gain acceptance in the male-dominated profession
  • India’s Robin Hoods
    03:13 pm By Nilima PathakSpecial to Weekend Review
    Two friends made it their mission to redistribute food to the homeless in the country, and now their initiative is spreading worldwide
  • So, um, I was saying...
    02:45 pm By Christopher Mele
    Communications experts describe “aah,” “you know” and similar expressions as discourse markers, interjections or verbal pauses
  • Helping runaway kids find way back home
    Mar 15, 2017 By Gagandeep Kaur Special to Weekend Review
    A non-profit organisation in India, rescues children from the vagaries of life on railway platforms and reunites them with their families
  • Did Indians discover the zero?
    Mar 15, 2017 By Rama Lakshmi
    At a brainstorming event, several scholars will take stock of what is known about the origin of zero
  • Instagram snaps of dinner aren’t the cause: for that, look to an intensive farming and supermarket culture that has divorced people from how food is produced
  • Uzbek Zawiya, keeping a Sufi tradition alive
    Mar 08, 2017 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Bukhari family in Jerusalem is staying true to its roots with a combination of heritage and spirituality
  • We’re driving ourselves crazy trying to do everything, instead of identifying ways to do fewer things and a few things better
  • The language of tolerance
    Mar 01, 2017 By Syed Hamad Ali Special to Weekend Review
    Chatterbox, a social enterprise founded by Mursal Hedayat, trains refugees as foreign language tutors
  • Japan grapples with shortage of workers
    Mar 01, 2017 By Jonathan Soble
    Without the ‘technical trainees’, work at farms, food-processing businesses and many manufacturing units would grind to a halt
  • Erasing yourself from the internet
    Mar 01, 2017 By Abby Ohlheiser
    Removing your digital footprints is nearly impossible but here’s how you can try
  • Umrah: A personal pilgrimage
    Feb 23, 2017 By Marwan AsmarSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Umrah is a holy experience of prayer and spiritual fulfillment for Muslims around the world
  • Collaborative living
    Feb 22, 2017 By Natassia ChrysanthosSpecial to Weekend Review
    Sharing their responsibilities, migrants and activists are learning to co-exist peacefully in a hotel in central Athens
  • Documenting a fading Hong Kong
    Feb 22, 2017 By Mike Ives
    Urban explorers are peeling back layers of history to forge a video archive of the city’s colonial-era environment
  • Why I am a stay-at-home dad
    Feb 22, 2017 By Billy Doidge Kilgore
    The idea of becoming a daily caregiver seemed laughable, but caring for my infant son allows me to explore my nurturing side
  • The retirement gift that rebuilt a village
    Feb 15, 2017 By Narendra KaushikSpecial to Weekend Review
    Menar, a small village in Rajasthan known for its talented cooks, has been transformed by the generosity of an Indian expatriate in Dubai