South Asian ethnic groups
The ethno-linguistic composition of the population of South Asia, that is the nations of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka is highly diverse. The majority of the popul...
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Ancient Arkaim: The Stonehenge of Russia
An archaeological expedition led by the University of Chelyabinsk in 1987 discovered an ancient fortified settlement in the Southern Urals of Russia dating back to two or three thousands of years BC. ...
Isis abducts 90 men, women and children from Assyrian Christian villages in Syria
Isis militants have abducted at least 90 people from Assyrian Christian villages in northeastern Syria, a human rights watchdog has claimed.
Hanging With The Girl-Kings Of One Of The World's Only Matriarchies
Mawlynnong isn't like the rest of India, or the rest of the world for that matter. Tucked into the jungle of the northeast Indian state of Meghalaya, on the border of Bangladesh, the village is home t...
Ethnic groups in Afghanistan
Afghanistan is a multiethnic society. The population of the country is divided into a wide variety of ethnolinguistic groups. The ethnic groups of the country are as follow: Pashtun, Tajik, Hazara, Uz...
Ethnic groups in Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Ethnic groups in Bangladesh
The indigenous peoples of Bangladesh refer to native ethnic minorities in southeastern, northwestern, north-central and northeastern regions of the country. These regions include the Chittagong Hill T...
Ethnic groups in Bhutan
There are numerous ethnic groups in Bhutan, and no one group constitutes a majority of the Bhutanese population. The Bhutanese population comprises four main ethnic groups, which themselves are not ne...
Demographics of the Maldives
This article is about the demographic features of the population of the Maldives, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliati...
Demographics of the Maldives - Wikipedia
Ethnic groups in Nepal
The population of Nepal is estimated to be 30,494,504 people based on the 2014 census, with a population growth rate of 1.596% and a median age of 21.6 years. Female median age is estimated to be 22.5...
Ethnic groups in Nepal - Wikipedia
Ethnic groups in Pakistan
About 98% of languages spoken in Pakistan are of the Indo-Iranian branch (sub-branches: 75% of the Indo-Aryan branch and 20% of the Iranian branch), a branch of the Indo-European family of languages. ...
Ethnic groups in Pakistan - Wikipedia
Demographics of Sri Lanka
This article is about the demographic features of the population of Sri Lanka, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations...
Demographics of Sri Lanka - Wikipedia
Meitei people
The Meetei people (sometimes spelled Meetei or Meitei) are an ethnic group of Kangleipak (Manipur), one of the northeastern states of India.
The Meetei people speak Meeteilol, a Sino-Tibetan langu...
Yolmo people
The Yolmo (or Yholmo, Hyolmo, Yolmopa, Hyolopa, Kaagatey) people are an indigenous group that natively reside in north-eastern Nepal and in regions of Tibet adjacent to its boundaries, most notably th...
Devadiga
Devadiga (also Moily, Sherigar,Seriyan,Gujaran) are Tulu speaking Hindu community of temple musicians and Temple attendants who mainly hail from the region of Tulu Nadu in the south west of India whic...
Gurjar
Gurjar or Gujjar is a pastoral agricultural ethnic group with populations in India and Pakistan and a small number in northeastern Afghanistan. Alternative spellings include Gurjara, Gojar, Gūjar, G...
Gurjar - Wikipedia
Batatyachi Chal
Purushottam Lakshman Deshpande (Marathi: पुरुषोत्तम लक्ष्मण देशपांडे) (8 November 1919 – 12 June 2000), popularly known by his initials पु. ल. ("Pu. La.") or as P. L. Deshpande, was a Marathi writer ...
Ratan Thiyam
Ratan Thiyam (born 20 January 1948) is an Indian playwright and theatre director, and the winner of Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1987, one of leading figures of the "theatre of roots" movement in In...
Ratan Thiyam - Wikipedia
Aarya Ambekar
Aarya Ambekar is a Marathi playback singer from Pune, Maharashtra. She participated and reached the finals of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Marathi L'il Champs aired on Zee Marathi channel between July 2008 and Febr...
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Mathur Vaishya
MathurVaishya is a sub-caste of Vaishya, a Hindu caste. They are also referred as Mathuria (Vaishya).
The Mathuria Vaish sub-caste of the Vaish were a part of trading community in Mathura until ar...
Bhagyashree Patwardhan
Bhagyashree (born Shrimant Rajkumari Bhagyashree Raje Patwardhan on 23 February 1969) is an Indian film and television actress. She's best known for playing the love interest of Salman Khan in the mov...
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Tuluva
The Tulu people, or Tuluva (plural Tuluver), are an ethnolinguistic group native to the Tulu Nadu region of India, presently divided amongst the Dakshina Kannada and Udupi district of Karnataka and th...
Tuluva - Wikipedia
Soyarabai
Soyarabai (died 1680) was the second wife of Shivaji, the founder of the Maratha Kingdom in western India. She was mother of Shivaji's second son, Raja Ram. She was the younger sister of Maratha arm...
Bengali Hindus
Bengali Hindus (Bengali: বাঙালি হিন্দু) are ethnic Bengali adherents of Hinduism, and native to the Bengal region of the Indian Subcontinent. Bengali Hindus speak Bengali, which is classified as ...
Bengali Hindus - Wikipedia
Karan Johar
Karan Johar (born 25 May 1972), often informally referred to as KJo, is an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter, costume designer, actor and television personality who is primarily known for h...
Karan Johar - Wikipedia
Altaf Hussain Unar
Haji Altaf Hussain Unar (Urdu: الطاف حسین انڑ ‎) was a politician from Larkana, Sindh, Pakistan. He was elected from the constituency of PS-35 Larkana-I in 2003 as a member of Pakistan Musli...