In a theatre in the central Javanese city of Solo, a troupe of performers are acting out a fight scene from Hindu epic, the Mahabharata. The god Gatutkaca is dispatching some long-haired bad guys to the delight of the audience.
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Friday 02 August 2013
'It’s so friendly and so open that it’s like a feeling of Woodstock'
Friday 26 July 2013
The Balinese Kite Festival is a seasonal religious festival, which is intended to send a message to Hindu Gods to create abundant harvests and crops.
Thursday 11 July 2013
Leaked letter reveals betrayal of 400,000 ‘untouchables’ who live in Britain
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Paramilitary soldiers have recovered 20 bodies from a steep hillside in northern India where a rescue helicopter crashed while attempting to evacuate people stranded in monsoon floods, the country's air force chief said.
Wednesday 19 June 2013
More than 100 people have died in flooding this week in the northern state of Uttarakhand.
Tuesday 18 June 2013
The death toll following another 24 hours of severe flooding in northern India has risen to more than 70, according to local media reports.
Sunday 09 June 2013
Main opposition party announces country's most polarising politician will lead its election campaign – setting Modi up for a show-down with Rahul Gandhi
Tuesday 21 May 2013
One of the main attractions of this year’s Brighton Festival is a night-time traipse around Preston Manor, a gorgeous historic house in the suburbs which was bequeathed to the city by the Stanford family in 1932.
Thursday 16 May 2013
A plane crashed while trying to land at a mountain airstrip in northern Nepal early Thursday, injuring all 21 people on board.
Tuesday 23 April 2013
The Government has climbed down over proposals to outlaw discrimination on grounds of caste.
Monday 15 April 2013
Sexual violence has topped the country's political agenda since the fatal gang rape of a 23-year-old medical student on a bus
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
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