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  • Materazzi joins Chennai in new Indian league

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Former Italy defender Marco Materazzi has joined Chennai in the new Indian Super League (ISL) following in te footsteps of former national team mate Alessandro Del Piero. The 41-year-old Materazzi will be player-manager of the...
  • This 12-toed Indian athlete knows where the shoe pinches

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Pursuing a largely unrewarding Olympic sport in a cricket-obsessed country requires adjustments but Indian heptathlete Swapna Barman has taken it to a new level - squeezing six toes in each shoe designed for five. Born with six toes...
  • India's plan to raise dam heightens fear in flood-prone villages

    India's plan to raise dam heightens fear in flood-prone villages
    Kartik Prajapati, a villager in western India, has a problem: He is certain that his house will be flooded, leaving him homeless. Like many villagers on the banks of the Narmada River, which flows through Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra states,...
  • Miss India Connecticut Celebrates Culture And Beauty Of Mind, Body And Soul

    Miss India Connecticut Celebrates Culture And Beauty Of Mind, Body And Soul
    HARTFORD -- This beauty pageant had a twist: Contestants walked the runway in saris instead of swimsuits and super-thin was not in. Welcome to Miss India Connecticut, held Sunday afternoon at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. The biannual...
  • India's Mars mission a step closer to success with engine test

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian scientists successfully tested the main engine of a spacecraft bound for Mars on Monday and performed a course correction that puts the low-cost project on track to enter the red planet's orbit. The $74-million mission will...
  • India's Modi to observe strict fast during maiden trip to U.S

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will observe a strict religious fast during his maiden trip to the United States, aides said on Monday, in a test both of the 64-year-old leader's stamina and of protocol in the Obama White House....
  • Nadal se retira de la nueva liga de tenis, Federer entra en su lugar

    MADRID (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal, el ganador de 14 grand slams, no participará en la primera edición de la International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) al retirarse aludiendo a problemas de salud, dijeron el lunes los organizadores. "Lamentamos anunciar que...
  • Photographs show India, Burma culture in the 1850s

    As the British Empire spread in the 19th century, a young Englishman used his camera to chronicle the ancient cultures of India and Burma. Roughly 60 prints, and two rare negatives, of those efforts are on display at the National Gallery of Art in...
  • Primera misión a Marte de India tiene éxito y establece un récord

    NUEVA DELHI (Reuters) - La misión a Marte de India, de bajo costo, entró con éxito a la órbita del planeta rojo el miércoles, coronando lo que el primer ministro, Narendra Modi, calificó como un intento "casi imposible" de convertirse en el único país...
  • Hardline Indian Hindu group aim to exclude Muslims from festival

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A prominent right-wing Hindu group in India warned Muslims and Christians on Thursday not to join in a lively Hindu religious festival this month, in the latest bid by activists to step up segregation in the multi-faith country....
  • Indian bachelors demand brides for votes in state election: paper

    NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Village bachelors in northern India are demanding brides for votes in state polls next month because of a shortage of women after decades of illegal abortions of female fetuses, the Mail Today reported on Thursday....