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  • Indian-Pakistani relationship goes sour in wake of election

    ISLAMABAD A decade of off-and-on detente between India and Pakistan has drawn to a close after months of deteriorating relations that began with the election victory in May of the Hindu nationalist Indian People's Party and the appointment as India's...
  • Mumbai's strictly vegetarian enclave gives flesh-eaters the evil eye

    Mumbai's strictly vegetarian enclave gives flesh-eaters the evil eye
    In a roughly 2-square-mile patch containing some of India's priciest real estate, a firm and sometimes militant vegetarianism prevails. Most residents of this old-money section of South Mumbai are Jains or devout Hindus, and not only do they not eat...
  • Bad drugs, unsafe surgeries: Deaths highlight India's healthcare woes

    India produces world-class doctors and lifesaving generic drugs, but the deaths last week of more than a dozen women who underwent sterilization surgeries have refocused attention on the less exemplary aspects of the country’s health system....
  • Indian officials isolate man who recovered from Ebola seven weeks ago

    Indian officials isolate man who recovered from Ebola seven weeks ago
    A 26-year-old Indian man is being kept in isolation in New Delhi more than a month after he recovered from Ebola because his semen tested positive for the disease, India’s Ministry of Health said Tuesday. The man arrived in New Delhi on Nov. 10...
  • USC is no longer top U.S. spot for international students

    USC is no longer top U.S. spot for international students
    For the first time in 13 years, USC has lost its title as the leader in recruiting lucrative foreign students, according to a new report. USC enrolled about 10,900 students from outside the country in the last academic year, according to a survey of U....
  • Company denies rat poison in pills linked to India sterilization deaths

    Company denies rat poison in pills linked to India sterilization deaths
    The company at the center of a probe into why more than a dozen women died after being sterilized in India has denied that the antibiotic tablets it manufactured were contaminated with a chemical compound commonly found in rat poison. Preliminary tests...
  • Rat poison chemical linked to 15 India sterilization deaths

    Rat poison chemical linked to 15 India sterilization deaths
    Tablets linked to the deaths of more than a dozen women who visited a sterilization camp in eastern India are likely to have contained a chemical compound commonly used in rat poison, a senior official in Chhattisgarh state said on Saturday....
  • India arrests doctor in deaths of 13 women after sterilization surgery

    India arrests doctor in deaths of 13 women after sterilization surgery
    Indian authorities said Thursday that they had arrested the doctor who performed sterilization surgeries that resulted in the deaths of 13 women, as an outcry continued over the government-backed practice aimed at reducing population growth. R.K. Gupta,...
  • Eight die in India after government-backed sterilizations

    Government-backed sterilization surgeries apparently led to the deaths of eight women in central India, casting a grim spotlight on the country's campaign to control its rapid population growth. Fifty other women were hospitalized after undergoing the...
  • Arun Jaitley Returns As India's Media Minister

    BANGALORE -- Arun Jaitley has been appointed India's Minister for Information and Broadcasting. He replaces Prakash Javadekar who held the post since the Narendra Modi led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) swept to power in May. Jaitley also holds the...
  • Indian leader's fast is etiquette question for dinner at White House

    Indian leader's fast is etiquette question for dinner at White House
    White House visits from foreign leaders regularly bring up delicate questions of etiquette and protocol. Just in the past year, a small team of experts at the White House has had to figure out whom to seat next to the newly single French president, for...