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  • Sikh group sues Bollywood actor in U.S. court over '84 India massacre

    Sikh group sues Bollywood actor in U.S. court over '84 India massacre
    Amitabh Bachchan is hardly a household name in the U.S., but in his native India, he is a megastar. He has appeared in more than 150 Bollywood films and served as a longtime host of the country's wildly popular version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"...
  • Passenger train derails in north India killing 26 people

    Passenger train derails in north India killing 26 people
    Three coaches of a passenger train derailed in northern India on Friday, killing 26 people, and rescuers were using gas cutters to rip apart the mangled wreckage to find trapped people. At least 30 people were injured. Rescue workers had pulled out 26...
  • India: Tour highlights locations in 'Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'

    India: Tour highlights locations in 'Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'
    Geringer Global Travel’s 14-day “Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” tour begins and ends in Delhi, with stops along the way in Agra, Jaipur, Shahpura Bagh, Jodhpur and Udaipur. Highlights include a rickshaw tour of Chandni Chowk and its...
  • Healing is for real as Serena Williams returns to Indian Wells

    Healing is for real as Serena Williams returns to Indian Wells
    If time heals all, then the clock began to tick effectively and appropriately Friday night for Serena Williams and Indian Wells. If you want to get a bit overly dramatic, you can roll out the cliches. Williams has officially moved on. She has put this...
  • Indian bride walks out of wedding when groom fails math test

    Indian bride walks out of wedding when groom fails math test
    An Indian bride walked out of her wedding ceremony after the groom failed to solve a simple math problem, police said Friday. The bride tested the groom on his math skills and when he got the sum wrong, she walked out. The question she asked: How much...
  • India says Obama's tree not dead, just looks it; PM's suit sells for $695K

    India says Obama's tree not dead, just looks it; PM's suit sells for $695K
    Officials in India want to make one thing clear: The tree that President Barack Obama planted in New Delhi three weeks ago is not dead. It just looks dead. The peepal tree was awash in leaves when Obama planted it at the New Delhi memorial to Indian...
  • Novelist Tania James talks rogue elephants, India and conservation

    A rogue elephant named the Gravedigger is the main narrator of "The Tusk That Did the Damage" (Alfred A. Knopf: 240 pp., $24.95), Tania James' imaginative novel exploring the ivory trade in the forests of south India. Orphaned at birth by a poacher, the...
  • Banned Indian rape documentary debuts in US; Streep attends

    Banned Indian rape documentary debuts in US; Streep attends
    A rape documentary banned from airing in India received its U.S. premiere at a star-studded event on Monday that included actresses Meryl Streep and Freida Pinto. The screening of "India's Daughter" at Baruch College began with a vigil as the Oscar-...
  • Rep. Schock defends billing taxpayers $10K for NY trip

    Rep. Schock defends billing taxpayers $10K for NY trip
    U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock of Illinois’ 18th District, who reportedly spent $10,053 in taxpayer funds to travel with his staff to New York City, defended the expense Monday as being for “an official trip.” At least 10 members of his...
  • Alabama governor apologizes after cops slam Indian man to ground

    Alabama governor apologizes after cops slam Indian man to ground
    Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley apologized to the Indian government for the treatment of an Indian man who was roughed-up by police, calling the case one of "excessive force" in a letter made public Tuesday. Bentley's office released a letter to Indian...
  • Where in L.A. to find vada pav, Mumbai's most famous street snack

    Where in L.A. to find vada pav, Mumbai's most famous street snack
    Los Angeles, to its credit, is wonderfully in touch with the world’s street foods. You can find Korean blood sausage, Thai papaya salad, Japanese okonomiyaki, Salvadorian papusas, Oaxacan tacos and Shanghai soup dumplings in the span of a single...