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  • Jayalalitha Jailing Sets Indian Filmworkers on Fast

    Film workers in Tamilnadu state in southern India are fasting in support of the state's top pol, Jayalalitha, a former actress, who has been jailed on corruption charges in neighboring Karnataka state. Above- and below-the-line industryites...
  • Authorities seek missing boater on Indian River; 3 rescued in Brevard County

    Authorities seek missing boater on Indian River; 3 rescued in Brevard County
    East coast maritime incidents kept authorities busy this weekend as boaters were in need of aid, and one person remains missing. Authorities including the Coast Guard and the Volusia County Sheriff's Office are looking for a boater who went missing on...
  • India's prime minister gets rock-star reception in New York

    Madison Square Garden often hosts cultural icons such as Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Bono, but on Sunday the storied arena offered rock-star treatment to a political personality: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who made the case for a...
  • Indian leader's fast is etiquette question for dinner at White House

    Indian leader's fast is etiquette question for dinner at White House
    White House visits from foreign leaders regularly bring up delicate questions of etiquette and protocol. Just in the past year, a small team of experts at the White House has had to figure out whom to seat next to the newly single French president, for...
  • U.S. eager to forget about new India premier's 2005 visa denial

    When President Obama hosts new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for dinner at the White House next week, the leaders will have a long list of issues to discuss: trade disagreements, China's rise, nuclear policy and counter-terrorism, among others....
  • 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...
  • Mumbai Mantra To Continue Without Sundance

    HONG KONG - Mumbai Mantra, the Indian-themed screenwriting program, is to go solo, following the expiry of its relationship with the Sundance Institute. The event is backed by Mahindra, the multinational Indian industrial conglomerate whose interests...
  • PASSINGS: Zohra Sehgal

    Zohra Sehgal, 102, a revered Indian actress and dancer who charmed audiences with her impish grin and twinkling eyes, died Thursday in New Delhi, her family said. She had been hospitalized with pneumonia and died of heart failure. Sehgal appeared in...
  • 'BRICS' nations to form development bank to rival World Bank, IMF

    The so-called BRICS countries agreed to form an international development bank with aspirations to challenge the dominance of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. Leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa said Tuesday...
  • India's sewer cleaners keep working despite ban on job

    India's sewer cleaners keep working despite ban on job
    Dharamani Kale emerged from the manhole, sewage clinging to his body. Next to him, Sona Bai gathered filth in a small round basket and carried it on her head to the end of the street. The unpleasant process had started at dawn and would continue for at...