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  • Pakistan names career infantry officer as new military chief

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Pakistan named a new army chief Wednesday, ending weeks of speculation over who would fill what has been seen as the most powerful position in the nuclear-armed nation. Lt. Gen. Raheel Sharif, 57, a career infantry officer...
  • Fox Star Studios Readies India Mega Slate

    HONG KONG -- Fox Star Studios India is making claim to be the biggest film distributor in the world's second most populous nation. The company will next year release 28 movies across India, it announced today. Fox Star Studios is a five-year-old joint...
  • India's dangerous 'food bubble'

    India is now the world's third-largest grain producer after China and the United States. The adoption of higher-yielding crop varieties and the spread of irrigation have led to this remarkable tripling of output since the early 1960s. Unfortunately, a...
  • Singapore Gov't Buys Stake in India's Eros

    HONG KONG - Fullerton, an investment fund controlled by Singaporean sovereign wealth fund Temasek Holdings, has bought a 7.4% stake in leading Bollywood film distributor Eros International. The stake was acquired after Eros International this month...
  • Aromatherapy artist pushes the scent boundaries

    Perfumer Persephenie Lea doesn't stop at scented oils and candles. She's an aromatherapy artist who handcrafts fragrant jewelry, ceramic vessels and uncommon objects that transport the mind and soul to exotic lands. "I'm experimenting with scented...
  • Suspect in 2008 Sacramento Sikh festival shooting is caught in India

    Suspect in 2008 Sacramento Sikh festival shooting is caught in India
    The second suspected gunman who allegedly opened fire at a Sikh sports event in Sacramento County has been caught in India five years after the fatal shooting, the FBI announced. Amandeep Singh Dhami, 28, went on the run after the August 2008 attack...
  • 11 tarantula species are considered for protected status in U.S.

    11 tarantula species are considered for protected status in U.S.
    Although they appear to be perfectly capable of taking care of themselves, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering extending Endangered Species Act protection to 11 tarantula species native to India and Sri Lanka. Sometimes known as...
  • Pakistan's new army chief: What it means for the U.S.

    Pakistan's retiring army chief, Gen. Ashfaq Kayani, last week passed the baton of his nation's most powerful institution to Gen. Raheel Sharif. A fresh face at the helm of the Pakistani military undoubtedly raises American hopes for a less frustrating...
  • Obama credits Nelson Mandela with his own political transformation

    Obama credits Nelson Mandela with his own political transformation
    WASHINGTON — A somber President Obama paid tribute Thursday to the man he credits with his political awakening, saying Nelson Mandela’s dignity and sacrifice “transformed South Africa and moved all of us.” “He achieved more...
  • The new space race: It's not just the U.S. and Russia anymore

    Some 10 years ago, during testimony before Congress, I was asked by Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.), "Do you think we are in a space race with China?" I quickly answered "no" and proceeded to explain that, in my view, the concept of a space race represented...
  • Disney Engages Anil Kapoor and Daughter

    HONG KONG - Anil Kapoor, the Indian star of "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" and "Slumdog Millionaire," is spreading his wings as producer and has pacted with Walt Disney Studios on family film "Khoobsurat." The picture is now shooting in...