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  • Image of Asia: Learning self-defense in Indian border region

    In this photo by Channi Anand, Indian men learn stick-fighting during a self-defense training camp in Akhoor, India, in the Jammu region. The participants also learned shooting and other hand combat tactics. The camp was organized by the Vishwa Hindu...
  • Millions of people bend and twist their bodies for Yoga Day

    Millions of yoga enthusiasts across the world bent and twisted their bodies in complex postures Sunday to mark the first International Yoga Day. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spread his mat among rows of people, including his Cabinet members and...
  • 84 dead in India after drinking toxic homemade liquor

    84 dead in India after drinking toxic homemade liquor
    At least 84 people have died after consuming homemade liquor in a poor neighborhood outside Mumbai, the deadliest such case in the city area in more than a decade, officials said Saturday. Five people were arrested and eight police officers suspended...
  • Flaming river redux: Fire erupts from polluted froth on India lake

    Flaming river redux: Fire erupts from polluted froth on India lake
    Mohamed Attaulla Khan won’t forget the night the lake he used to fish on as a boy caught fire. The pollution in Bellandur Lake was well-known: Every summer for more than a decade, a white froth as thick as shaving cream had carpeted the water, a...
  • Millions worldwide take to their mats on Yoga Day

    Millions of people celebrated the first International Yoga Day, rolling out their mats and striking complex postures on city streets, squares and classrooms around the world. In India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spread his mat among rows of people,...
  • Death toll from tainted liquor in Mumbai reaches 94

    Death toll from tainted liquor in Mumbai reaches 94
    Ten more people died in Mumbai from drinking tainted liquor, raising the death toll to 94 in the worst such incident in India in more than a decade, police said Sunday. The 10 men died late Saturday, three days after drinking the cheap liquor in...
  • Youth discuss what it means to be Indian-American

    Youth discuss what it means to be Indian-American
    For young people of Indian descent born in America, walking the line between two cultures can be incredibly challenging, but rewarding. That's the message that several speakers brought to the Swami Vivekananda Youth Leadership Summit Saturday at the...
  • Indians twist and stretch on 1st International Day of Yoga

    Indians twist and stretch on 1st International Day of Yoga
    Large crowds of Indians stretched and contorted themselves Sunday morning in mass public events across the country to commemorate the first International Day of Yoga. Prime Minister Narendra Modi led an estimated 35,000 people -- in what organizers...
  • India's plans for Yoga Day taking a stressful turn

     India's plans for Yoga Day taking a stressful turn
    Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, the Victorian-era headquarters of one of India's largest rail networks through which more than 600,000 passengers travel every day, is not known as a place of calm. But in a chandeliered, colonnaded executive dining hall, a...
  • Tainted liquor kills 84 in India's financial hub of Mumbai

    The death toll from drinking tainted liquor in a Mumbai slum climbed to 84 in the worst incident of its kind in more than a decade, police said Saturday. Another 31 people, 13 of them in serious condition, were being treated in hospitals after drinking...
  • Kashmir rattled by targeted killings after period of calm

    Four assassination-style killings since last week have shaken this town in Kashmir just as the Himalayan region claimed by both India and Pakistan seemed to be slowly emerging from decades of violence. There's strong suspicion in the Sopore area, where...