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  • 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...
  • India's plan to raise dam heightens fear in flood-prone villages

    India's plan to raise dam heightens fear in flood-prone villages
    Kartik Prajapati, a villager in western India, has a problem: He is certain that his house will be flooded, leaving him homeless. Like many villagers on the banks of the Narmada River, which flows through Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra states,...
  • Film Review: 'Monsoon'

    Visually fussy to a fault, "Monsoon" applies a near-"Baraka"-level degree of New Age-y pictorialism to its titular subject. We learn superficially about the vast importance of this annual weather phenomenon to India's people, agriculture and economy,...
  • More than 50 dead in bombing on Pakistan-India border

    More than 50 dead in bombing on Pakistan-India border
    At least 52 people were killed and more than 100 injured Sunday evening in a suicide attack after a storied flag-lowering ceremony near the Pakistan-India border, police and hospital officials said. The blast occurred near the Wagah crossing, where...
  • After India's 2013 floods, key Hindu pilgrimage towns deserted

    After India's 2013 floods, key Hindu pilgrimage towns deserted
    Deserted hotels, barren shops, only the occasional tourist and barely any traffic. The scene is an unusual one for Badrinath, one of India's most popular Hindu pilgrimage sites, home to a centuries-old temple that features a black stone idol of the...
  • Suspected suicide bomber kills 45 on Pakistani-Indian border

    Suspected suicide bomber kills 45 on Pakistani-Indian border
    At least 45 people were killed Sunday when a suicide bomber blew himself up on the Pakistani-Indian border, police said, just after a daily ceremony when troops from both sides simultaneously lower the two nations' flags. Hundreds of people visit the...
  • In India, a new-generation peon at your service

    In India, a new-generation peon at your service
    Aditya Giri had awoken at 4 a.m. for his newspaper route, sat through three hours of math and science lectures and hoofed across the city in head-pounding humidity. Now, the 19-year-old was standing in the cramped receiving area behind an upmarket...
  • Lawsuit: Terrorists killed Chicago man in Mumbai

    Lawsuit: Terrorists killed Chicago man in Mumbai
    The estate of a Chicago man killed in the Mumbai, India, terrorist attacks in 2008 has filed suit in Cook County against a Pakistan-based terrorist group that India accuses of planning the attacks. The suit Maribeth Jeswani, special administrator to the...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' Star Kunal Nayyar Joins 'Bollywoof Tale'

    LONDON -- "Big Bang Theory" star Kunal Nayyar has joined the cast of "A Bollywoof Tale," which has been boarded by U.K. distributor Icon Film Distribution. The pic is to be directed by "Racing Stripes" and "Underdog" director Frederik Du Chau....
  • India: Taste your way through a remarkable food culture

    India: Taste your way through a remarkable food culture
    If you crave the full-flavored tastes of Indian cuisine, you might be attracted to a new Pacific Delight Tours' itinerary that explores the rich spice mixes and regional flavors of the subcontinent. Culinary Journey through India has a four-night...