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  • Film Review: 'Monsoon'

    Visually fussy to a fault, "Monsoon" applies a near-"Baraka"-level degree of New Age-y pictorialism to its titular subject. We learn superficially about the vast importance of this annual weather phenomenon to India's people, agriculture and economy,...
  • More than 50 dead in bombing on Pakistan-India border

    More than 50 dead in bombing on Pakistan-India border
    At least 52 people were killed and more than 100 injured Sunday evening in a suicide attack after a storied flag-lowering ceremony near the Pakistan-India border, police and hospital officials said. The blast occurred near the Wagah crossing, where...
  • Nobel winner: 'I can't explain the joy each time I've freed a child'

    Nobel winner: 'I can't explain the joy each time I've freed a child'
    In the 34 years since Kailash Satyarthi gave up his job as an electrical engineer to campaign for children's rights, the Indian Nobel Peace Prize winner has been beaten, seen his home attacked and his colleagues killed. Yet attempts on his life have not...
  • After India's 2013 floods, key Hindu pilgrimage towns deserted

    After India's 2013 floods, key Hindu pilgrimage towns deserted
    Deserted hotels, barren shops, only the occasional tourist and barely any traffic. The scene is an unusual one for Badrinath, one of India's most popular Hindu pilgrimage sites, home to a centuries-old temple that features a black stone idol of the...
  • In India, a new-generation peon at your service

    In India, a new-generation peon at your service
    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...
  • War-scarred Ivory Coast aims to conquer the world of cashews

    BONDOUKOU Ivory Coast (Reuters) - Forty years ago, Henri Kouakou was struggling to support his family farming a small plot outside Bondoukou, a dusty town in northeastern Ivory Coast, when he first learned that money did, in fact, grow on trees --...
  • Lawsuit: Terrorists killed Chicago man in Mumbai

    Lawsuit: Terrorists killed Chicago man in Mumbai
    The estate of a Chicago man killed in the Mumbai, India, terrorist attacks in 2008 has filed suit in Cook County against a Pakistan-based terrorist group that India accuses of planning the attacks. The suit Maribeth Jeswani, special administrator to the...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' Star Kunal Nayyar Joins 'Bollywoof Tale'

    LONDON -- "Big Bang Theory" star Kunal Nayyar has joined the cast of "A Bollywoof Tale," which has been boarded by U.K. distributor Icon Film Distribution. The pic is to be directed by "Racing Stripes" and "Underdog" director Frederik Du Chau....
  • India: Taste your way through a remarkable food culture

    India: Taste your way through a remarkable food culture
    If you crave the full-flavored tastes of Indian cuisine, you might be attracted to a new Pacific Delight Tours' itinerary that explores the rich spice mixes and regional flavors of the subcontinent. Culinary Journey through India has a four-night...
  • 'Court' Judged Best Film at Mumbai Festival

    "Court" has won best film, plus awards for director Chaitanya Tamhane and a special jury mention for its ensemble cast at the 16th Mumbai Film Festival's international competition. Mexican film "Gueros," directed by Alonso Ruiz Palacios, won the grand...
  • Cruising overseas? Don't forget to factor in the visa fees

    Cruising overseas? Don't forget to factor in the visa fees
    Question: We signed up on Oceania for a cruise to India and the east coast of Africa. We subsequently got a bill for $716 per person for visa fees for four countries — India (where we will spend five days), Kenya (10 hours), Tanzania (nine hours)...