| 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...
| 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 28, 2014
| 11:34 AM
One person was killed and another wounded when a bomb blst outside a restaurant rocked the southern Indian city of Bangalore on Sunday.
The evening blast, termed a terrorist attack by authorities, came two weeks after Bangalore police arrested a 24-...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday his government was ready to change rules and laws to speed up manufacturing under the "Make in India" programme, despite political opposition to reforms.
Earlier on Monday, India passed an emergency...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Rogan josh is one of the better known Indian classics, and this fiery lamb or mutton dish from the Kashmir region of India is now popular all over the world. My version stays very close to an authentic Hindu-style recipe, but I have tweaked it to make a...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 8:15 PM
In a classroom of construction firm Larsen & Toubro's training center outside the Indian city of Mumbai, an instructor lifts up a tool and shows it to his students: "Clawhandle," he tells them.
"Clawhandle," chant back the young men, gathered under a...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 5:20 AM
DALLAS The fact that two other Middle Eastern airlines got there first did not deter Etihad Airways from deciding to enter the Dallas/Fort Worth market on Dec. 3.
Etihad president and chief executive officer James Hogan says to understand what Etihad...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 1:39 PM
According to news reports, the United States is now officially the world's second economic power. The Chinese economy has surpassed the U.S. economy. Even other developing nations such as India and Brazil have a much higher gross domestic product than...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 1:15 PM
The following incidents were listed among area police reports. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court can make that determination.
Two 15-year-old girls, one from Brookfield and...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 7:25 PM
The reaction to a peculiar Connecticut beer has put Bhaskar Sureja in a tough position.
He stocks Gandhi-Bot, a wildly popular and equally hoppy creation of New England Brewing Co., which also generously borrows from the image of Mahatma Gandhi, the...