Author Archives: Chris Carr

25 Years Later – Where Are They Now?

Interesting update in today’s Wall Street Journal on the folks that stuck their necks out in China on 6/4/89.  Click HERE to see and read.

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What the heck is a Sadhu? by Marc O’Bryan

In the context of Hinduism, a Sadhu is a spiritual “holy man” who has given up all worldly possessions in order to achieve the highest level of enlightenment. They are nomadic monks who strive for a minimalist way of life … Continue reading

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Women’s Rights in India by Marc O’Bryan

The recent gang rape of a New Delhi student has sparked heated debates about India’s current treatment of women. The 23-year old woman was gang raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi. Tragically, she passed away due to … Continue reading

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The 2008 Mumbai Attacks by Marc O’Bryan

From November 26 through November 29 of 2008 a series of terrorist attacks, carried out by 12 Islamic fundamentalists, killed 164 people and wounded over 300 people in Mumbai. The ensuing investigation uncovered, through interrogation of the only surviving attacker, … Continue reading

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The Battle Over Kashmir by Marc O’Bryan

Kashmir is a disputed territory that is bordered by its three claimants, Pakistan, India, and China. The territory is divided into unequal sections among these three countries with the largest portion claimed by India. The primary dispute is between Pakistan … Continue reading

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“There is no such thing as Indian food” by Marc O’Bryan

At a young age I was exposed to Indian cuisine, and have been enjoying it my entire life. Until recently I was under the impression that Indian cuisine consisted of a rather limited menu of tandoori chicken, saag paneer, and … Continue reading

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Lama Drama by Marc O’Bryan

The 14th Dalai Lama currently lives in exile in India, residing in the city of Dharamshala. The Dalai Lama was forced to seek refuge in India after the 1959 Tibetan Uprising in which an armed conflict took place between Tibetan … Continue reading

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Let’s “Goa” to India! by Marc O’Bryan

The smallest state in India, Goa has become a huge dance and music scene that has gained increasing popularity over the years. With the increased integration of cultures through globalization, India’s culture has become progressively more influenced by the West. … Continue reading

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India’s Insolationby Marc O’Bryan

As India’s economic development continues to progress, the country’s demand for energy is on the rise. India’s renewable energy sector is still underdeveloped, leaving a great deal of room for improvement. With its growing economy, India is experiencing a serious … Continue reading

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India’s Impact on Climate Change by Marc O’Bryan

Climate change has become a global concern that is being addressed by nations around the world. India’s rapid economic development has caused the country’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to significantly increase. From 1994 to 2007, India’s GHG emissions increased by … Continue reading

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