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The Long Rescue

A man’s search for his kidnapped children

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Running on Empty

Visiting Nepal in the midst of its fuel crisis

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House of Fire

Can India’s Parsis survive their own success?

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For the Longest Time

From entries in the India Book of Records, founded in 2004 by Biswaroop Roy Chowdhury, who holds the Guinness world record for constructing the largest screwdriver.

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Delhi Cuts

From a list of edits made by the Central Board of Film Certification, a statutory censorship body tasked with regulating publicly screened films in India, taken from the CBFC’s website.…

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The Rat’s Guide

By Amitava Kumar, from A Matter of Rats, a “short biography” of his hometown of Patna, India, to be published by Duke University Press in April. Patna is the capital…

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Lakshmi’s Story

By Vaishali Raode, from Mi Hijra, Mi Lakshmi (“I Am a Hijra, I Am Lakshmi”), an account of the life of Lakshmi Narayan Tripathi, a transgender-rights activist in the Indian…

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The Homeless Herd

An Indian village battles an elephant invasion

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August 2013

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