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  • India's privileged youth caught between old and new [Commentary]

    India's privileged youth caught between old and new [Commentary]
    One by one, my students sat down to discuss their topics for a feature story assignment. A quiet and thoughtful young woman in her mid 20s — call her Veena — proposed an article about the lasting damage inflicted by child sexual abuse, a rampant problem in India that tends to get swept under the rug. It didn't take long for Veena to reveal that she, herself, had been a victim of rape by a relative, as had, I later learned, several of her classmates.
  • Clarksville-native Ram takes basketball knowledge to India

    Clarksville-native Ram takes basketball knowledge to India
    In Chennai, India, children are running against an unforgiving clock. According to UNICEF, of the 200 million enrolled students in the country, 80 million will drop out before finishing elementary school. On the other side of the globe, in...

    For international writer Sujata Massey, there's no place like home

    For international writer Sujata Massey, there's no place like home
    Glancing out the windows of Sujata Massey's house on an early spring day, you could be on a quiet street anywhere, in Japan, or India, or Minneapolis, Minn. Massey shares a bond with all of those places, but her heart and home are in the Roland Park...

    Celebrating Diwali with light and sweets

    Celebrating Diwali with light and sweets
    Priya DasSarma's childhood memories of celebrating Diwali in India are bright and happy, filled with firecrackers, lanterns and many, many sweets. The Ellicott City resident's family moved around when she was a child, bouncing between India, Europe...

    'Rising rest' affect U.S. development aid [Commentary]

    'Rising rest' affect U.S. development aid [Commentary]
    The United States is developing its second Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) — a broad assessment of the State Department and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and their effectiveness in furthering the...