| Oct 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Aditya Giri had awoken at 4 a.m. for his newspaper route, sat through three hours of math and science lectures and hoofed across the city in head-pounding humidity.
Now, the 19-year-old was standing in the cramped receiving area behind an upmarket...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:51 PM
The 19-year-old lay awake at night, dreading the moment when his roommate would call to him from the bunk below.
There, in the dark, the roommate would utter his name, then force him to perform sexual acts, the 19-year-old eventually told police....
| Dec 24, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Two men riding a motorcycle threw acid on a woman in a crowded neighborhood in New Delhi, causing serious injuries, police said Wednesday.
The attack was captured on closed-circuit TV and was being investigated, police officer Suresh Chand said. It took...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 10:11 PM
The company at the center of a probe into why more than a dozen women died after being sterilized in India has denied that the antibiotic tablets it manufactured were contaminated with a chemical compound commonly found in rat poison.
| Nov 13, 2014
| 11:01 PM
Indian authorities said Thursday that they had arrested the doctor who performed sterilization surgeries that resulted in the deaths of 13 women, as an outcry continued over the government-backed practice aimed at reducing population growth.
| Dec 26, 2014
| 2:16 PM
A packed train in Sri Lanka that was swept off the tracks by waves as big as elephants. A boat patrolling off Thailand's shore hurled more than a mile inland. Streets in Indonesia turned into roaring rivers that carried people to their deaths.
| Dec 22, 2014
| 12:24 PM
HARTFORD — A man was in critical condition after an overnight shooting Monday inside the West Indian Social Club, police say.
The man, whose name has not been released, was shot in the chest. According to police, he is in critical but stable...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
They file into the Hindu temple at midday: tittering schoolchildren in untucked uniforms, office workers on lunch break, camera-wielding European tourists glassy-eyed from the heat.
The faithful gather at the altar of a saint for a brief prayer...
| Dec 28, 2014
Mynt Fine Indian Cuisine is spicing up Winter Park's Hannibal Square with precision and panache. A sister restaurant to Saffron Indian Cuisine on Orlando's bustling Restaurant Row, Mynt has a more refined ambience than its 3-year-old sibling. But both...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Indian paramilitary forces rushed to the restive northeastern state of Assam on Wednesday after separatist rebels gunned down nearly 70 people in a spasm of violence linked to long-running land and tribal disputes.
The coordinated attacks late Tuesday...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 7:00 AM
By his count, Vyankatesh Abdeo has helped convert 700,000 Indian Christians and Muslims to Hinduism over the last two decades, but he would describe it differently.
"It is not conversion; it is reconversion," said the professorial Abdeo, national...