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ISIS ATTACK IN PARIS

News of the ISIS attack in Paris has spread to India. In Bhopal, a candlelight ceremony for the victims of the attack was held by members of the Muslim community. Read more…

EYE OF THE TIGER

It seems that almost weekly we witness a mass killing in the United States whether in a school, university, movie theater or any of a number of other soft targets by a deranged individual. However, in Bhopal, India the big news of the day is the sighting and capture of a tiger who has strayed into the village. Read more…

THE KUMBH MELA

The Kumbh Mela is the most widely attended religious celebration in India. As many as 100 million pilgrims attend a Kumbh Mela. The Kumbh Mela represents the largest, peaceful gathering of humanity anywhere on earth. DPI has a large collection of Hindu festival images both in India and Malaysia, but they all pale to a Kumbh Mela.
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Varanasi: India’s Holiest City

Varanasi, also known as Benares, is the holiest of India’s sacred cities and is the spiritual capital of India. This photo essay was taken by our contributing photojournalist Allen McAvoy in May 2014. The scenes are timeless and have looked much the same for many years.

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