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  • Berlin: Crystal Bears Go to '52 Tuesdays,' 'Killa'

    LONDON -- Australian film "52 Tuesdays," helmed by Sophie Hyde, won the Crystal Bear for a film in the Berlin Film Festival's Generation 14plus section, which covers pics about young people. The Crystal Bear for a pic in the Generation Kplus section,...
  • Pakistan's government pushes back against the long-powerful military

    Pakistan's government pushes back against the long-powerful military
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — For most of Pakistan's history, the powerful military has held sway over elected officials or simply dumped them from power. Just ask Nawaz Sharif, who was ousted as prime minister in the last military coup, 15 years ago....
  • Film Festival: 'Bulls' a tough one to tame

    Film Festival: 'Bulls' a tough one to tame
    Filming "Brahmin Bulls" was not a breeze. Director Mahesh Pailoor valiantly balanced budgetary issues and his cast's schedules while shooting the entire movie out of order. He even faced an unexpected foe — the 85th annual Academy Awards. "We...
  • Environment prize goes to Indian activist who battled coal mine plan

    Environment prize goes to Indian activist who battled coal mine plan
    Ramesh Agrawal had just finished lunch when two men walked into his cyber cafe and inquired about computer prices. Agrawal said he would ask his sons, who run the business. That's when one of the men shot him. Two bullets pierced Agrawal's groin and...
  • John Oliver: The Al Jazeera America of comedy news?

    John Oliver: The Al Jazeera America of comedy news?
    If "The Daily Show” is MSNBC and "The Colbert Report" is Fox, then "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver," which debuted Sunday night on HBO is ... Al Jazeera America. Ever since the BBC debuted "That Was the Week That Was" in 1962 (Note to Oliver:...
  • India's renowned education system has a flip side: Ingrained cheating

    The voice that answers the number posted on the online ad is polished, confident: No one will suspect anything, he says. The gadget has never failed. A college senior, he sounds younger on the phone but assures the caller that he speaks from experience....
  • A Central Valley high school goes Bollywood

    A Central Valley high school goes Bollywood
    Luckily, Shandeep Dhillon's cousin had recently gotten married. That meant he alone could outfit much of Fowler High School for its first Bollywood night. His uncle's regal, embroidered sherwani coat went to the Central Valley school's principal, Hank...
  • Mushrooms and murals put Hungarian Gypsies on the map

    BODVALENKE, Hungary — I'm not sure what I expected to bring back from an eight-day luxury tour of Budapest, Hungary, and environs. Memories, photos of Art Nouveau architecture, a few extra pastry-induced pounds and a lifetime supply of sweet...
  • India, Canada Sign Co-Production Treaty

    LONDON -- India and Canada signed a bilateral audiovisual co-production agreement on Monday. India's secretary for information and broadcasting, Bimal Julka, and Canada's High Commissioner to India, Stuart Beck, signed the agreement in Delhi....
  • Asian Versions of 'Pretty Little Liars,' 'Gossip Girl' and 'ER' Planned

    "Pretty Little Liars," "Gossip Girl" and "ER" are heading overseas, as WBTV announced today that three of its popular shows have been commissioned and optioned as local versions in the Philippines, Thailand and India, respectively. The 22-episode...
  • Film Review: 'Journey With Prabhat'

    Legendary Indian shingle Prabhat is the subject of "Journey With Prabhat," an enjoyable look at the output and legacy of one of the subcontinent's most important production houses. Founded in 1929 and shuttered in 1953, Prabhat's Pune campus is now the...