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  • Brewery to rename Gandhi-Bot beer following complaints

    Brewery to rename Gandhi-Bot beer following complaints
    A Connecticut brewery says it will no longer use the name and likeness of Mohandas Gandhi on one of its beers following complaints that the marketing was offensive. New England Brewing Co.’s India pale ale is called Gandhi-Bot. It has a label with a...
  • Image of Asia: Taking a holy dip at the Magh Mela festival on a cold day in northern India

    In this photo by Rajesh Kumar Singh, a Hindu woman prays to the sun god after taking a holy dip at the Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers during the annual Magh Mela festival in Allahabad, India, on Monday. Hundreds...
  • India court orders activist on 14-year hunger strike freed

    India court orders activist on 14-year hunger strike freed
    An Indian activist who has been on hunger strike for more than 14 years in protest of alleged military brutality was released Thursday after a court rejected charges that her fast was a suicide attempt. Irom Sharmila, who has demanded the repeal of a...
  • Court orders Indian government to release Greenpeace funds

    A judge ruled Tuesday that the Indian government’s decision to block Greenpeace from receiving foreign funding was unconstitutional in what the environmental group described as a “victory for democracy.” The Delhi High Court ordered...
  • Twitter buys ZipDial in bid for users in emerging markets

    Twitter buys ZipDial in bid for users in emerging markets
    NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter said Tuesday that it plans to buy Indian mobile marketing company ZipDial as it tries to reach new users in developing regions. The San Francisco company did not disclose financial details or when it expects the deal to...
  • American Indian tribes join effort to keep protections for Yellowstone-region grizzly bears

    Leaders of American Indian tribes in the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains have joined an effort to retain federal protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is expected to decide this year...
  • Woman held in shooting on Indian reservation; dead child found in freezer

    Woman held in shooting on Indian reservation; dead child found in freezer
    A woman was arrested on suspicion of murder after sheriff's deputies found her boyfriend fatally shot and her 3-year-old son's body stuffed in the freezer at her home on an Indian reservation in Southern California, authorities said Saturday. The...
  • Kerry urges expansion of US-India trade ties, says key to fighting poverty, climate change

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday called for a rapid expansion of U.S.-India trade and commercial ties as he attended an international investment conference ahead of visit by President Barack Obama later this month. Kerry led the U.S....
  • At Davos this year the hottest emerging market is spelled U-S-A

    The World Economic Forum has long been something of a coming-out party for emerging economies, with developing countries dispatching politicians and executives to the Swiss resort of Davos to drum up interest. This year, the big magnet for investment...
  • Tamil writer quits after book 'One Part Woman' sparks protests in India by right-wing Hindus

    An Indian novelist went into hiding and said he has quit writing after his latest book about a woman's efforts to get pregnant with a stranger sparked virulent protests by right-wing Hindu and caste groups. Perumal Murugan's publisher was pulling all...
  • About 80 bodies found in India's Ganges River in apparent 'burial'

    Authorities in northern India said Wednesday that some 80 bodies that surfaced in the Ganges River this week – many of them children – had been given traditional water burials and were not victims of foul play. Villagers in Pariyar, 50 miles...