Stream Music: Asia

hello! My name Karine Dukuze, currently an exchange student who often wanders through the Dutch Appstore to stumble towards some amazing, and free streaming alternatives from software developers in the Middle, and Far East as a way to discover the unknown. For Western Asia, my very first pick is the pink Yala Music, a streaming service from Lebanon with my undefined cultural proximity to its … Continue reading Stream Music: Asia

India: to go or not to go?

My opinion of India has been formulated based on what I’ve seen in the media. That the country is super clustered, the people are obsessed with curry, men are overtly domineering, families have a lot of incest, animals are worshiped and sometimes humans have intimate relationships with them. Of course, one can’t generalize an entire population simply based on the odd behavior of some. We … Continue reading India: to go or not to go?

For Thought: Wife forced to care for husband and his brothers?

Since a young age, I was taught that a wife should take care of her own husband and if otherwise preoccupied with another man then she’s considered to be immoral, and that lesson goes both ways. I’m an avid reader of Yahoo! News and very recently I came across a rather interesting article on “wife-sharing” in India. Apparently, there’s a shortage of the female specie and many women are being asked to share their bodies with the brothers of their husbands. I was particularly moved by the story of Munni, Continue reading “For Thought: Wife forced to care for husband and his brothers?”

Spotlight – Aishwarya Rai

Meet Aishwarya Rai, notably one of the most successful Indian actress and former Miss World. Rai has starred in over forty movies in Hindi, English, Tamil, and Bengali. She is often referred to as the most beautiful woman in the world, with her radiant appearance.

Aishwarya Rai was born in Mangalore, India on November 1, 1973. While pursuing her studies in Architecture, she began modelling to earn money on the side. Rai entered the 1994 Miss India contest; she placed second but was still eligible to enter the Miss India World contest, and the 1994 Miss World contest, winning both. Aishwarya made her acting debut in the 1997 biopic “Iruvar“. The film won many awards including ‘Best Film Award’, at the Belgrade International Film Festival, two National Film Awards, and two Filmfare Awards South.

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