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  • Late for a flight? No problem for Indian 'VIPs'

    Late for a flight? No problem for Indian 'VIPs'
    Show up late for a flight in India, like in most countries, and you can expect the plane to depart without you. But that wasn’t the case for senior government officials in two separate incidents recently in which commercial flights were delayed to...
  • Indian tribe recognition process overhauled

    Indian tribe recognition process overhauled
    Some Indian tribes may have a clearer path toward federal recognition under a new Obama administration rule that relaxes some requirements and speeds decision-making, potentially affecting hundreds of groups. Federal acknowledgment means a tribe is...
  • Police investigate mob killing of school director in India

    Police are investigating the mob killing of a school director in northern India after two of the school's students were discovered dead, officials said Monday. The mob attacked the boarding school's director on Sunday after the bodies of two boys aged 10...
  • US same-sex marriage ruling likely to impact other countries

    The landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriages has no legal force outside the United States, but gay rights activists in many parts of the world believe the court ruling will help their cause. In the Philippines, in India, in...
  • Aasif Mandvi bridges East-West gap on 'Daily' basis and now HBO

    Aasif Mandvi bridges East-West gap on 'Daily' basis and now HBO
    As the senior Muslim correspondent on Jon Stewart's "Daily Show," actor Aasif Mandvi parodied some of the media's most absurd notions about Islam, the Middle East and essentially any brown culture that qualified as "foreign." While "reporting" on a...
  • Monsoon rains kill 81 in India

    Heavy early monsoon rains have killed at least 81 people in India's western Gujarat state, bringing misery to thousands of people uprooted from their flooded homes, an official said Friday. Nearly 9,000 people have been evacuated to higher ground in...
  • Nazar Tiwana, who promoted inclusiveness in India, dies at 87

    Nazar Tiwana, who promoted inclusiveness in India, dies at 87
    Throughout a varied career that included a decade as an administrator with the Chicago Public Library, Nazar Hayat Tiwana never lost touch with his roots in the Punjab province of India, where his father was a key figure before the province was...
  • Collision between bus and truck kills 18 in India

    A head-on collision between a bus and a truck killed at least 18 people and injured 13 others in western India on Thursday, police said. The accident occurred when the two vehicles swerved to avoid a motorcyclist, who was crushed to death, said police...
  • Pictures in the News | June 25, 2015

     
    In Thursday's Pictures in the News, firefighters battle a fast-moving brush fire in Santa Clarita that briefly forced more than 1,000 residents to flee their homes. The Calgrove fire has burned 398 acres near the 5 Freeway and was 60% contained Thursday...
  • Nun who took on Mother Teresa's India charity mission dies

    The Indian nun who replaced Mother Teresa as head of the Missionaries of Charity died Tuesday, the organization said. Sister Nirmala Joshi was 81. Her health had been declining in recent days, the charity said. It did not give more details about the...
  • A poisonous mix in India: Crushing poverty, weak police and deadly liquor

    A poisonous mix in India: Crushing poverty, weak police and deadly liquor
    Mourners gathered under an ash-colored sky Monday outside Sathivel Nagakounder’s one-room house, the women wailing and wiping their eyes with their saris. His body was wreathed in garlands, wrapped in a snow-white shroud and carried through dirt...