Human rights activists claim that nearly 80 percent of all people checked are minorities.
Women in India outraged by attacks by Hindu fundamentalists against couples celebrating Valentine’s Day came up with a novel strategy to shame their tormentors this February.
An auction of Mahatma Gandhi’s trademark wire frame eyeglasses and other personal possessions by a New York auction house has sparked widespread condemnation in India.
A fast track citizenship program open to 1,000 temporary immigrants.
India is the second largest source for counterfeit goods seized in 2008 in the United States. Nearly 81% of the counterfeits originated in China, up
A former valve company executive has pleaded guilty to paying $1 million in bribes to officials in government-owned energy companies in India, China, Brazil and
U.S. counter terrorism officials are looking at the Mumbai attacks as low frills bloody blueprints for terrorists. Donald Van Duyn, FBI’s chief Intelligence officer told
Manvendra Singh Gohil, crown prince of the erstwhile princely state of Rajpipla, who attracted international attention after publicly declaring himself gay, is hunting for true
S.H. Raza, one of India’s leading painters, was “stupefied and outraged” to discover that several paintings at an exhibition of his painting, which he was inaugurating, were fakes.
Brazil’s top TV channel TV Globo is betting its 2009 lineup on a 200 episode telenovella Caminho das Indias (Path to India). Airing Monday to
A new study has found that the test taking proficiency of African Americans improved dramatically following Barack Obama’s nomination and election. The study by three
This month represents the 50 anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King’s visit to India in February and March 1959. The following is an excerpt from
A weak foundation and water seepage is endangering the legendary Qutab Minar, which has tilted 25 inches to the southwest.
A nationwide survey has found that the frequency with which Indians have sex has declined from an average of 14 times a month in 1996 to 12.
Former Vodafone CEO Arun Sarin is among those tipped for the top job at Yahoo to replace founder Jerry Yang. Disney's Bob Iger, News Corp.'s
In response to a backlash from customers turned off by the accents of tech support agents in Bangalore and other global call centers, Dell is
At a time when the entire industry is taking a beating, Volkswagen is among the few companies likely to hold on to its sales this
Three Sikh Indian musicians ordered off a U.S. Airways flight at Sacramento International Airport are accusing the airline of racial profiling.
Football superstar Diego Maradona, who led Argentina to the 1986 World Cup title, says his charity visit to India was the second most important thing
The Indian government is protesting a $58 million life-size replica of the Taj Mahal being built outside Dacca by Bangladeshi film director Ahsanullah Moni.
Two 20-year-olds who had never touched a baseball a year ago became the first Indians to secure professional baseball contracts when they were signed as free agents in the minor league by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
By now who has not seen images of Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al Zaidi pelting shoes at U.S. President George W. Bush at a press conference
A 70-year-old Indian woman has become the oldest woman in the world to give birth to a child. According to Dr. Anurag Bishnoi of the
White is the most popular vehicle color in India and North America, according to the 2008 DuPont Automotive Color Popularity Report. Silver had held the
The top 40 Indian billionaires lost almost two-thirds of their fortunes during the past year.Forbes Asia’s rankings of the 40 richest Indians found that their
A teenage boy worshipped by followers as the reincarnation of Buddha emerged briefly from the jungles of southern Nepal to offer 11 days of prayers
Fewer than 2 percent of Indians are invested in the stock market, according to Minister of State of Finance Pawan Kumar Bansal, so the financial
Australia’s captain Ricky Ponting says test cricket is under threat by the commercialization of the sport by the Indian Premier League, the Indian Cricket League
Anand Jon Alexander, the self-proclaimed fashion designer to the stars, was convicted of sexually assaulting seven women, mostly aspiring models ages 14 to 21, who
A Dutch couple was forced to fork out $200 dollars to a hawker for four samosas at the cattle fair in Sonepur in Bihar.
A baby girl born of an Indian surrogate mother has been allowed to join her Japanese biological father after an Indian Supreme Court ruling.Three-month-old Manji
An American couple traveled 9,300 miles from Bangalore to New York to vote in the U.S. presidential election. Susan Scott-Ker and her husband, who have
Rogue nuclear scientist A. Q. Khan ridicules former President Pervez Musharraf as a “dim wit” with the qualification of an “attendant” who was mistakenly appointed commander-in-chief.
Radhika Desai advanced on the fifth season of the popular Bravo TV show Top Chef.
A fifth of India's electorate was paid cash for their votes during the past decade, according to a survey.
Mumbai and Delhi will displace Mexico City and New York as the second and third largest megacities in the world by 2025, according to a
Four Indians make the 2008 Forbes list of the 400 richest Americans in 2008.Microsoft founder Bill Gates tops the list with $57 billion, followed by
Go surfing with Nelson Mandela or ice skating with the Dalai Lama. Better yet, how about joining Mahatma Gandhi on a barbecue? Denmark's largest newspaper,
Saying that the United Kingdom owed Gurkhas who served in its army a "moral debt of honor," a British judge has made 2,000 Nepalese Gurkhas eligible for British residency.
Parents in upstate New York want yoga out of their public schools, protesting that it indoctrinates kids into Hinduism.
At a McCain rally in Davenport, Arnold Conrad, former pastor of Grave Evangelical Free Church, rallied his God to show his stuff."There are millions of
The new James Bond movie Quantum of Solace becomes the first major Hollywood title to open in India ahead of a North American release. The
In advance of the upcoming Commonwealth Games in 2010, the Indian government is launching a drive to spruce up the country's gastronomic image. The Indian
Pope Benedict XVI canonized four new saints, including a South Indian nun Sister Alphonsa of the Immaculate Conception, who died at age 35 in 1946.
Amit Chatwani, author of Damn It Feels Good to Be a Banker published in August, has to have the lousiest sense of timing.
Cornell University has received an endowment of $50 million from The Tata Education and Development Trust divided equally to establish the Tata-Cornell Initiative in Agriculture
Lousiana Gov Bobby Jindal is highlighting a high-profile Christian conservative fundraising dinner in Iowa on Nov 22, touching of speculation in political circles, such as