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  • Japan uses climate cash for coal plants in India, Bangladesh

    Despite mounting protests, Japan continues to finance the building of coal-fired power plants with money earmarked for fighting climate change, with two new projects underway in India and Bangladesh, The Associated Press has found. The AP reported in...
  • Sri Lanka's Sirisena meets China's Xi amid new look at ties

    Sri Lanka's new president held talks Thursday with Chinese leader Xi Jinping amid a push to recalibrate his predecessor's strongly pro-China policies and a review of major Chinese projects in the island nation. Maithripala Sirisena and Xi reaffirmed...
  • Indian police arrest 2 suspects in gang rape of elderly nun

    Police arrested two suspects Thursday in the gang rape of an elderly nun in a Catholic missionary school this month in a crime that focused attention on the scourge of sexual violence in India despite tough anti-rape laws introduced two years ago. The...
  • Native American Challenges Indian Mascots At West Hartford's Forum

    Native American Challenges Indian Mascots At West Hartford's Forum
    WEST HARTFORD — Christopher Newell, a Native American educator, challenged the notion that Indian mascots honor native culture at a forum discussion Tuesday. "I can report from personal experiences that it does affect the self-esteem of young...
  • Conservative Hindus push bans on cattle slaughter in India

    At one of Asia’s largest slaughterhouses, there are more police officers than cattle. The stalls where butchers clean and quarter chicken, sheep, goats and pigs buzz with activity while the section reserved for bulls sits barren. A nearly month-...
  • District 204 wary of school funding reform

    Indian Prairie School District 204 won't be hopping on the bandwagon in support of the updated version school funding reform the district vehemently opposed last fall. District 204 officials on Monday said the latest school funding formula being pitched...
  • Pakistan: Short-range nukes needed to deter India

    Pakistan needs short-range "tactical" nuclear weapons to deter arch-rival India, a top adviser to its government said Monday, dismissing concerns it could increase the risk of a nuclear war. Khalid Kidwai also rejected concerns over the security of...
  • Indian court rejects ban on 'offensive' Internet messages

    India's top court affirmed people's right to free speech in cyberspace Tuesday by striking down a provision that had called for imprisoning people who send "offensive" messages by computer or cellphone. The provision, known as Section 66A of the 2008...
  • College Notes for March 24

    College fair, tours, service and more. Carthage College, Kenosha, Wis. Study tour: Abbey Prellberg of Lindenhurst participated in a study tour to Puerto Rico, recently. Professors Kari Duffy and Matthew Borden led the course, Filming Culture:...
  • Passenger train derails in north India killing 26 people

    Passenger train derails in north India killing 26 people
    Three coaches of a passenger train derailed in northern India on Friday, killing 26 people, and rescuers were using gas cutters to rip apart the mangled wreckage to find trapped people. At least 30 people were injured. Rescue workers had pulled out 26...
  • Indian police say shootout at Kashmir police station kills 6

    Suspected rebels wearing army uniforms stormed an Indian police station in Kashmir, killing a policeman and sparking a four-hour gun battle Friday that left two paramilitary soldiers, two militants and a civilian dead, police said. At least seven...