“Hindi-Chini were bhai bhai. Of course, you had to read books about your brother!’’ Read more
For a change, this post is a party report. On Saturday night, Beijing’s Indian community sang the national anthem to the voice of Rabindranath Tagore, followed by the spine-tingling rendition by Rahman, Lata and Indian artists as it played on two screens.
The national anthem can move you even when it plays inside a cinema hall in an Indian metro. But thousands of miles away in a city with a small and depleting diaspora, the moment went down as especially memorable. Read more