| Jun 29, 2014
Elias Boudinot loved Harriet Gold, and Harriet loved Elias. In June 1824, 190 years ago this month, the Georgia man wrote a letter to the Cornwall woman asking her to marry him. She wrote back to say yes.
But Harriet didn't tell anyone her happy news...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:30 AM
HONG KONG - STAR Television has been given approval to sell its stake in Indian home shopping operation Star CJ.
Providence Equity Partners, a global investment group with some $40 billion of funds under management, is to buy the stake for an undisclosed...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Indian human rights groups on Tuesday blasted local officials for caste-based discrimination in the brutal gang rape of two young cousins, the latest gruesome sexual assault case to capture national headlines.
Describing crimes against members of...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:49 AM
The fatal beating of a 24-year-old Muslim man by Hindu radicals in western India has sparked fresh fears of communal violence two weeks after a right-wing Hindu party swept to power in national elections.
Seven members of a fundamentalist Hindu group...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:30 PM
HONG KONG - China and India, two of the world's biggest movie-producing countries, have begun tentative talks on film industry co-operation.
This week a Chinese delegation led by Jiang Jianguo, vice minister at the State Administration for Press,...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It is one of the most storied names in political history, a party synonymous with modern India and an inspiration for revolutionary movements led by the likes of South Africa's Nelson Mandela and Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh.
But a disastrous performance in...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Relations between India and Pakistan suffered a setback Monday when India’s foreign minister canceled a meeting with her Pakistani counterpart.
Indian Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh said she would not visit Pakistan for the Aug. 25 meeting...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Indian yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar, who helped popularize yoga around the world and wrote 14 books on the subject, died Wednesday. He was 95.
Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar's death was reported on his website as well as by major Indian TV...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Thousands of protesters poured into city streets across India on Wednesday to mark the anniversary of the unsolved killing of a social activist who had fought to ban black magic and other superstitious practices.
Supporters and fellow activists gathered...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:55 AM
When youth worker Sumreen Farooq was abused in a London street, the 18-year-old decided it was time to take a stand - and she started to wear a headscarf.
Farooq is one of many young Muslim women living in Britain who have, for various reasons, chosen to...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:21 AM
India’s new leader slammed Pakistan on Tuesday, accusing it of terrorism and saying its U.S.-backed military is too weak to fight a conventional war.
The comments by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his first visit to the disputed territory...