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Why Narendra Modi is not a shoo-in to become India's next prime minister

NEW DELHI, India — Foreign investors seem confident that Narendra Modi will become India's next prime minister in the elections that began April 7. They've shown their approval by pouring about $4.4 billion into India since March — roughly around when Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) began stretching its poll lead over the ruling Congress party. Show More Summary

India: "The Teacher Doesn't Sit with Us Because She Says We 'Are Dirty'"

(New Delhi) – School authorities in India persistently discriminate against children from marginalized communities, denying them their right to education. Four years after an ambitious education law went into effect in India guaranteeing...Show More Summary

Fearing the Icefall: On Everest, dangers are clear

NEW DELHI (AP) — On Everest, everybody knows that the Icefall is dangerous. They've known it for generations, since the first great Everest mountaineer, George Mallory, turned away from the Khumbu Icefall in 1921, insisting it was impossible to pass.

A Remarkable Achievement: Eighty Percent of the World Now Polio-Free

I'm recently back from New Delhi where I attended meetings on global health security, tuberculosis, and HIV - and very importantly, participated in the World Health Organization's event to certify Southeast Asia free of polio. The 11...Show More Summary

The importance of recovering emotionally after the World Championship loss

Winning Candidates was like oxygen, says Anand Thursday April 17,2014,New Delhi: Five-time winner Viswanathan Anand feels he had become too “reliant” on computers last year and losing the World Championship was an extremely “testing”...Show More Summary

The Price of Sweat: America's Minimum Wage Debate Echoes in India

New Delhi -- If the Devil's greatest trick is pretending he doesn't exist, India's greatest political trick has been pretending it has a minimum wage when it really doesn't. And the consequences are quite Dante-esque. Two-thirds of Indians...Show More Summary

Our Brutal Winter 2014? Thank Asia's Smog

Next time there's a story about how horrifically bad the smog is in China or India, don't pity only the residents of Beijing or New Delhi. A new study suggests that air pollution in Asia results in more erratic, intense winter storms over North America, reports CNN. The culprit is...

Liveblogging World War II: April 13, 1944

China-Burma-India Theater Roundup: >NEW DELHI: Japanese troops along the Assam front massed their strongest concentrations around Kohima this week, threatening Dimapur, on the railway line which supplies Allied bases in Assam and Lt....Show More Summary

India industrial output slides

India's industrial production slid by an unexpected 1.9 percent in February, data showed. ||| New Delhi - India's industrial production slid by an unexpected 1.9 percent in February, data showed Friday, underscoring the the huge economic revival challenge facing the new government that emerges from elections now under way. Show More Summary

India's trade deficit hits 5-month high

India's trade deficit hit a five-month high in March as merchandise exports fell for a second straight month. ||| New Delhi - India's trade deficit hit a five-month high in March as merchandise exports fell for a second straight month,...Show More Summary

India’s Capital Goes to the Polls

The race in New Delhi s seen as a triangular contest between the ruling Congress Party, the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party and the upstart Aam Aadmi Party

The Lost Poetry of Sikh Poet Nunihal Singh Layal: Counting for Tiny Tots

(Editor’s Note: This is part of an ongoing series to preserve on the Internet the “lost” poetry of Nunihal Singh Layal, the “Tradesman Poet,” who I met in New Delhi in 1974. Some poems contain his original introductions. I have a self-published book of his that is disintegrating and falling apart and over the next […]

LAVA Iris Pro 20 Smartphone Announced

Now here is a smartphone that would most probably be affordable by all accounts, considering how it was manufactured in India. LAVA of New Delhi has just delivered their latest Iris Pro 20 smartphone that actually fits in a 4.7? display...Show More Summary

Bharatiya Janata Party Promises to Ditch 'no-first-use' Policy for Nuclear Weapons After Election

India's opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), widely tipped to form the next government, pledged on Monday to revise the country's nuclear doctrine, whose central principle is that New Delhi would not be the first to use atomic weapons...Show More Summary

The Lost Poetry of Sikh Poet Nunihal Singh Layal: “Cholies”

(Editor’s Note: This is part of an ongoing series to preserve on the Internet the “lost” poetry of Nunihal Singh Layal, the “Tradesman Poet,” who I met in New Delhi in 1974. Some poems contain his original introductions. I have a self-published book of his that is disintegrating and falling apart and over the next […]

Anand retained his sense of humor through tough times

When I play chess, I’m solving problems, having fun: Viswanathan Anand NEW DELHI, April 4, 2014Updated: April 5, 2014 04:19 IST Last November, three defeats over 10 games without victory against Magnus Carlsen robbed Viswanathan Anand of more than just the world title. Show More Summary

3 Who Raped Journalist In India Sentenced To Death

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court on Friday sentenced to death three men who raped a photojournalist 3 Who Raped Journalist In India Sentenced To Death - -

NYPD cop barred from leaving India for bringing bullets into country: officials

Officer Manny Encarnacion was taken into custody at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport on March 10 after security found three bullets in his checked baggage, police sources said.

3 who raped journalist in India sentenced to death

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NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court on Friday sentenced to death three men who raped a photojournalist inside an abandoned textile mill in the financial hub of Mumbai last year.

‘South Asia needs $2.5 trillion investment’

South Asia needs up to $2.5 trillion of investment in infrastructure by 2020 if the region is to make further gains in battling poverty. ||| New Delhi - South Asia needs up to $2.5 trillion of investment in infrastructure by 2020 ifShow More Summary

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