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  • At Indian temple, widows from lowest caste are exalted as priests

    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...
  • Review: Mynt spices up Hannibal Square in Winter Park

    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...
  • Clash tied to tribal and land disputes leaves nearly 70 dead in India

    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...
  • Victims call for justice 30 years after Bhopal disaster killed thousands

    Victims call for justice 30 years after Bhopal disaster killed thousands
    Hundreds of protesters gathered on Wednesday outside the abandoned factory which caused the world's deadliest industrial disaster in the Indian city of Bhopal, burning effigies and demanding justice for survivors suffering 30 years later. Elderly...
  • Women feel no safer in Delhi, two years after notorious gang rape

    On a cold, rainy Sunday night, two policemen in khaki uniforms and fluorescent yellow jackets stand among commuters at a bus shelter in the Indian capital, occasionally stepping out to stop passing buses and climbing on board to conduct inspections. A...
  • Sexually traumatized youths report new abuse at Indian Oaks

     Sexually traumatized youths report new abuse at Indian Oaks
    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....
  • A coffee culture begins to stir in India

    A coffee culture begins to stir in India
    Three generations of Tarun Cariappa's family have grown coffee on their highland farm in southern India, 38 rolling acres of dark green bushes interspersed with towering jackfruit and mango trees — and the occasional wild elephant. But to that...
  • India acid attack captured on closed-circuit TV

    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...
  • Asia marks 10 years since Indian Ocean tsunami killed 230,000

    Asia marks 10 years since Indian Ocean tsunami killed 230,000
    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. Vivid and...
  • Hindu activists organize mass 'reconversion camps' in India

    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...
  • Seminole family's camp an early tourist venue

    Seminole family's camp an early tourist venue
    Annie Jumper Tommie, a Seminole leader of the Panther Clan, in 1902 established a camp along the north fork of the New River near 101 NW 15th Ave. Tommie and her family, husband Doctor Tommie; mother Mammy; brother Willie Jumper; and her children...