The unbecoming of Bollywood

While the commerce pundits are assessing an apparently bad business for Bollywood, it is imperative that one key issue should not be swept under the carpet: Bollywood this year shrugged off the pretence of transnationalism vis-à-vis the regionalism it embodied. That Bollywood in particular and Indian cinema in general have been subcontinental, regional, and constitutionally …

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President of South Asian University, India visited University of Colombo

The President of the South Asian University, Dr. Kavita Sharma visited the University of Colombo on 14th October 2016 and met Professor Lakshman Dissanayake , the Vice Chancellor of University of Colombo and faculty during the visit. During the meeting both parties discussed to initiate joint research projects by the two institutes and explored the …

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Jamia Millia Islamia and South Asian University become academic partners, sign MoU

Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) and South Asian University (SAU) today signed an MoU for a long term academic collaboration and partnership between the two institutions. The MoU was signed by Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, JMI and Dr. Kavita A. Sharma, President, SAU on behalf of their respective universities. This MoU will enable the partnering institutions …

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PORTRAITS OF RESISTANCE – AN EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY SRI LANKAN ART OPENED IN INDIA INTERNATIONAL CENTRE

New Delhi: A group art exhibition of Sri Lankan contemporary art titled Portraits of Resistance was inaugurated at the Main Art Gallery in India International Centre, New Delhi. Presented by the Department of Sociology, South Asian University, the exhibition is organised in collaboration with India International Centre, Society and Culture in South Asia, India-Sri Lanka …

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#Antrix-Devas: A BIT of Protectionism

India’s approach to biltateral investment treaties is very difficult to reconcile with the current government’s efforts to woo foreign investment either as part of ‘Make in India’ or ‘Digital India’ BY PRABHASH RANJAN Recently, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), in a dispute between Devas multimedia’s Mauritian investors and India, concluded that India violated the …

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