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  • Obama will head to Saudi Arabia, trim time in India

    President Obama is cutting short his trip to India in order to make a short trip to Saudi Arabia to pay respects to the family of the late king. The president, who was leaving Saturday for India, will travel to Riyadh on Tuesday to meet with King Salman...
  • New England Brewing Decides To Rename Its Gandhi-Bot Beer

    New England Brewing Decides To Rename Its Gandhi-Bot Beer
    New England Brewing Co. said Friday it will change the name of its controversial beer, Gandhi-Bot, according to a statement posted to a state legislator's website. The brewery in Woodbridge said the renaming process could take as long as three months,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Women feel no safer in Delhi, two years after notorious gang rape

    On a cold, rainy Sunday night, two policemen in khaki uniforms and fluorescent yellow jackets stand among commuters at a bus shelter in the Indian capital, occasionally stepping out to stop passing buses and climbing on board to conduct inspections. A...
  • Pakistan court grants bail to accused mastermind of Mumbai attacks

    A Pakistani court granted bail Thursday to the accused mastermind of the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, a day after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif vowed harsh punishment for terrorists in the wake of the deadly massacre at a Pakistani school. Zaki-ur-...
  • Fair-trade champion and MarketPlace founder empowers artisans in India

     Fair-trade champion and MarketPlace founder empowers artisans in India
    It's not the joy of shopping or wearing handmade clothes from a select group of artisans in India that gives Pushpika Freitas pleasure. Rather, it's the ripple effect that comes from seeing how employment, and the ability to earn wages, can empower...
  • Uber driver in Boston charged with kidnapping and rape

    Uber driver in Boston charged with kidnapping and rape
    A driver for ride-sharing company Uber in Boston was charged with the kidnapping and rape of a woman who used the service earlier this month. The driver, Alejandro Done, pleaded not guilty in Cambridge District Court on Wednesday, the Boston Globe...