BHOPAL, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Imrat Namdev and her younger sister Pushpa Namdev were neighbors in Chhatarpur district, in the drought-hit Indian region of Bundelkhand. Both relied on the same well for water and, according to police, frequently quarreled over how much the other was using.
President Barack Obama is well on the way to scoring a significant foreign policy win in India tempering his struggles in relations with Russia, China, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and Libya. In a rare honor, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a joint session of Congress on June 8 at the end of a [...]Show More Summary
An allowed image of Mysore Palace. (Photo: Ramesh NG/CC BY-SA 2.0) India’s Mysore Palace is a wonder to behold, not only from the outside, but on the inside as well, although you are not allowed to take pictures in many parts of it.Show More Summary
Infibeam, the first Indian ecommerce company to get listed in stock market will soon become the first Indian ecommerce firm to expand in international market as well. Besides, within a month of their getting listed, Infibeam has shared some impressive financial results. Show More Summary
For two consecutive years, India has faced severe drought. It has not only made the country thirsty, but impacted growth figures as well.
Apple has been making an effort to conquer India to boost its declining iPhone sales, but things aren't going too well for the company. According to Reuters, the Indian government has rejected Cupertino's request to allow it to open official Apple Stores in the country even though most of its products are made in China. Show More Summary
They are a common sight even well before noon: groups of men huddled around plastic tabletops at canteens along the highway north of Mumbai, guzzling beers. Then they get back in their cars and drive on for a few miles into Gujarat, an Indian state where alcohol is prohibited. As the beer-soaked...
As the Indian summer breaks a century-old record, it's not just the human beings that are losing their cool, but animals as well. Sand turns into cooking stoves; roads into sea of molten tar.
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — The Packer's Editor Greg Johnson compiled these news items from the show floor at the West Coast Produce Expo May 14.
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — The Packer's Sections Editor Dan Galbraith compiled these news items from the show floor at the West Coast Produce Expo May 14.
Drinking tea is an essential part of many cultures, and Chime founder Gaurav Chawla knows this well. Growing up in an Indian family, chai is what you offer when guests come over or wind down with after work – but even the most proficient chai makers can forget the boiling milk on the stove if they’re not watching carefully. Show More Summary
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — The Packer’s West Coast Produce Expo welcomed more than 200 buyers to its second annual event.
Here's UFC heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic belting a homerun out of Progressive Field in Cleveland earlier today... well, because he's a freak athlete. Miocic was taking batting practice with the Cleveland Indians when he connected -- and…
Yale English professor David Bromwich lauds Jane Mayer’s new anti-Koch book for The Nation. Her narrative begins in the middle, with the summit of January 30–31, 2009, in Indian Wells, California: a convocation of distressed billionaires,...Show More Summary
The Indian startup story has taken a new turn in the recent past. For the last half decade or so, venture capitalists and investors from across the country as well as the world have been very bullish about the startup scene picking up steam. Show More Summary
An archaeologist studying musical horns from iron-age Ireland has found musical traditions, thought to be long dead, are alive and well in south India.The realization that modern Indian horns are almost identical to many iron-age European artifacts reveals a rich cultural link between the two regions 2,000 years ago.
Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa near Palm Springs offers rooms starting at $100 a night and free breakfast for those who stay three during its toasty summer season. The deal: The Sunshine on Sale rate requires a three-night minimum stay at the 45-acre desert resort in Indian Wells. Yes...
Ah, Top Gun — the 1986 alpha male saga of Pete “Maverick” Mitchell and Nick “Goose” Bradshaw as they intercept combatant aircrafts over the Indian Ocean. Right? Well, not really. While the film may have fit appropriately into the confines of mid ’80s mainstream masculinity, the Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer bro-fest now rests squarely in the gay camp/innuendo corner. Chalk [...]
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — The Packer’s West Coast Expo will be nearly 50% larger in its second year.