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  • One year later, Indian activist's slaying still unsolved

    Thousands of protesters poured into city streets across India on Wednesday to mark the anniversary of the unsolved killing of a social activist who had fought to ban black magic and other superstitious practices. Supporters and fellow activists gathered...
  • Indian firms tool up for defense orders on Modi's 'buy India' pledge

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Some of India's biggest companies are pouring billions of dollars into manufacturing guns, ships and tanks for the country's military, buoyed by the new government's commitment to upgrade its armed forces using domestic factories....
  • B.K.S. Iyengar, Indian guru who helped popularize yoga, dies at 95

    B.K.S. Iyengar, Indian guru who helped popularize yoga, dies at 95
    Indian yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar, who helped popularize yoga around the world and wrote 14 books on the subject, died Wednesday. He was 95. Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar's death was reported on his website as well as by major Indian TV...
  • A bitter harvest for a hungry India

    When Narendra Modi took office as prime minister of the world's largest democracy on a pro-business platform in May, we were optimistic. Modi had embraced a campaign theme stressing jobs and economic expansion. Among his priorities, he said, were stronger...
  • India bets on Modi touch to reform infrastructure PPP drive

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's new government is betting on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to replicate his relative success with regional infrastructure projects to ensure fewer public-private partnerships (PPP) stall for want of land. The government wants...
  • 'Hundred-Foot Journey' takes forever to complete

    'Hundred-Foot Journey' takes forever to complete
    The culinary culture clash comedy "The Hundred-Foot Journey" dawdles, like a meal that drags on and on because the waiter is too busy texting to bother bringing you the check. Based on the Richard Morais novel, it's a low-flame romance and low-heat...
  • Om Puri's Long 'Journey'

    "Fat noses have no place in the Hindi film industry," Om Puri is fond of saying. "But it is not so in the West -- otherwise Anthony Quinn would have never been an actor." Puri certainly nose -- make that knows -- of what he speaks. When he was starting...
  • Farmer suicides reflect growing desperation in rural India

    The day before his little sister's engagement party, Vibhishan Tapse was in a buoyant mood. He laughed with his mother and teased the bride-to-be as they prepared food and set out sweets for 200 guests who would begin arriving the next morning. Months...
  • Dining scene: From tuna tartare to bagarey baigan

    Dining scene: From tuna tartare to bagarey baigan
    Sapphire Indian Cuisine 500 Via De Palma, Suite #79, Boca Raton, 561-362-2299, SapphireBoca.com Owner Raju Brahmbhatt, a veteran restaurateur from New York City and New Jersey who grew up in western India, wants to dispel notions that his native...
  • School takes in shunned kids with HIV

    MARTUR, India Sister Gracy Vailapally tries to keep secret the HIV status of the children she serves. But often she fails. "We won't tell that the child is positive," she said. "But somehow from the local people, they know." A case in point: an 11-...
  • India river development project is a double-edged sword

    India river development project is a double-edged sword
    Civic leaders had long looked upon the dreary, slum-choked river that sliced through this city and dreamed it could become something grand — India's answer to the Seine or the Thames. When a new chief executive took over the state of Gujarat in...