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  • Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum

    Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum
    In what now seems like an amazingly prescient move, the William Benton Museum at the University of Connecticut began seriously collecting contemporary art from India in 2004. That was the year the museum mounted a show called "Masala: Diversity and...
  • Style Tips for Saris

    Style Tips for Saris
    When people think of a traditional weddings, they often think of a bride walking down the aisle in a beautiful white gown while guests in dapper suits and formal dresses stand for her procession commenting on how beautiful she looks. But when it comes to...
  • Pakistan under pressure to save trade agenda at South Asia summit

    South Asian leaders will pile pressure on Pakistan on Thursday to salvage a summit in Nepal by agreeing to electricity sharing and the free movement of vehicles across borders, measures aimed at boosting trade among nearly a quarter of the world's people....
  • India's laggard state lenders face tough sell on capital raising plan

    India's state-run banks face major obstacles in their plans to raise as much as $60 billion in new capital over the next few years, with investors skeptical about the prospects for most of them and workers wary of the government's grip loosening. With...
  • Indian sterilization targets remain in all but name, critics say

    India officially abandoned targets for its mass sterilization program in the 1990s, accepting they had put undue pressure on people to undergo surgery and failed to curb population growth sufficiently. Twenty years on and targets remain in all but name,...
  • Exclusive: India central bank under rate cut pressure as growth slips back

    India's economic growth probably slowed to around 5 percent in the three months to September, slipping from 5.7 percent in the previous quarter, two senior finance ministry sources said, putting pressure on the central bank to cut interest rates. The...
  • India, U.S. hold first trade dialogue in four years

    The United States and India held their first round of formal trade talks in four years on Tuesday, seeking to capitalize on the resolution of a global trade dispute to repair a dialogue that had fallen into neglect. While the two sides reported no...
  • India moves toward ban on loose cigarettes to deter smoking

    India moved a step closer to banning the sale of unpackaged cigarettes, with a view to discourage smoking in a country where close to a million people each year die of tobacco-related diseases. More than 70 percent of the cigarettes sold in India are...
  • India orders culling after bird flu outbreaks in Kerala

    India has found two outbreaks of a highly contagious bird flu virus in the southern state of Kerala, prompting the authorities to cull more than 200,000 birds, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday. The virus itself killed...
  • U.S. investors elevate India over other emerging markets

    U.S. investors, buoyed by optimism about India's economy and booming stock market, have been moving money into exchange-traded funds that focus solely on that country. U.S.-listed India ETFs have added about $2 billion in net new assets so far this year,...
  • Mumbai's strictly vegetarian enclave gives flesh-eaters the evil eye

    Mumbai's strictly vegetarian enclave gives flesh-eaters the evil eye
    In a roughly 2-square-mile patch containing some of India's priciest real estate, a firm and sometimes militant vegetarianism prevails. Most residents of this old-money section of South Mumbai are Jains or devout Hindus, and not only do they not eat...