Drop everything and listen to Usha Uthup’s cover of Skyfall: The legendary Indian singer Usha Uthup was one of the speakers featured at the Ink2013 conference at Kerala last month and event organizers uploaded her talk to YouTube last week. Her performance of Adele’s Skyfall begins at around the 4:40 mark. (The whole thing is worth a watch if you have 20 minutes to spare.)
Reporter is surprised to find that Delhi’s metro is bovine free: Here’s part of a Telegraph reporter’s description of Delhi’s Metro system: “The platforms are wide and litter-free. No cows wander nonchalantly along them, as they do at Indian railway stations.” We’re not really sure why he expected to encounter a cow on an underground platform, but noted. (Telegraph)
Raising awareness of intimate partner violence: A new calendar highlights the accomplishments of South Asian women while raising money to combat domestic violence. The organization Saris to Suits recently released their 2014 calendar, which highlights South Asian women from across the country for their careers and accomplishments. Proceeds go to Raksha and the Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center, two organizations that work with South Asian domestic violence victims. For more info visit the Saris to Suits website.
Zayn goes Bollywood, sort of: As part of YouTube’s 1D Day on Saturday, One Direction members Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson awkwardly danced in a Bollywood routine with members of So You Think You Can Dance choreographer Nakul Dev Mahajan’s dance troupe. How awkward was it? Watch it below and judge for yourself. (Nakul Dev Mahajan’s Twitter)
Just take your shoes off, people: This was the subject of an entire segment of Weekend Today on Sunday:
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