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  • Aerospace cooperation
    U.S., India eye closer ties in defense, space
    The United States and India have agreed to expand their cooperation on military and space technology.New defense efforts will include forming a working group to explore sharing aircraft carrier technology, exploring possible cooperation on jet...
  • Munnar-A Bird's Eye View
    Cincinnati to South India!
    India has been quite in the news not just on the travel front, but also on the economic front. India is supposed to become the second fastest growing economy surpassing China within two years. The new government and its innovative policies under...
  • Great places to see in Central America and worldwide
    New places to travel in the coming year and beyond
    Do you think you have seen the world and have exhausted all your travel opportunities? Do you still long to see new countries but think you have exhausted all that Europe, Asia, and Central America have to offer? Or do you just want to see...
  • Monkey Hero
    Hero monkey saves the life of his best friend - watch
    A crowd of onlookers watched as a monkey was snatched from certain death on the train tracks in Kanpur, India today. A family of monkeys were walking on a high-tension wire, and one of them toppled off onto the tracks below. He had been knocked...
  • Rape capital
    Is Uber a scapegoat for India’s unrestrained violence against women?
    Yesterday, New Delhi immediately banished Uber’s rideshare operations after an arrest was made for one of their drivers who allegedly raped a customer. Protesters and other top government officials immediately demanded a ban against Uber in...
  • Uber fighting charges from several countires
    #Uber Ban in India leads to Interesting Tweets
    Uber, the ride sharing service, has been banned in New Delhi, India and the Indian citizens are showing their consternation with their own government via social media. Many comparing the ban on Uber to banning all transportation because of the...
  • Botched cataract surgery blinds 24 in India
    Botched cataract surgery blinds 24 in India
    Indian authorities have ordered an investigation as to why more that 24 poor and elderly people went blind following cataract surgeries performed at a free medical camp run by a charity in Punjab in early last month. So far police have detained...
  • Cable television
    Essel Group's Dish TV secures Sri Lankan DTH license
    The Government of Sri Lanka recently awarded Dish TV Lanka Private Limited a Satellite Television Broadcasting License, otherwise known as a direct-to-home or DTH license. This would enable the company to launch operations in the country after...
  • India sisters lash out, literally: Woman removes belt to lash molesters (video)
    India sisters lash out, literally: Woman removes belt to lash molesters (video)
    Two sisters riding a bus in northern India on Friday took matters into their own hands – literally using a belt to lash out against a group of menwho wereverbally andphysically abusive. Cell phone video shows the two women whipping, kicking...
  • India: Hundreds march in New Delhi gay pride parade to show ‘all love is equal’
    India: Hundreds march in New Delhi gay pride parade to show ‘all love is equal’
    Gay pride was very visible in New Delhi on Sunday. According to a report by Reuters, hundreds of people joined together in celebration in India’s capital city for the country’s first gay pride parade since the top court reinstated a...
  • An elephnt ride, the Taj Mahal and other wonders of India for $1,499
    An elephant ride, the Taj Mahal and others wonders of India for $1,499
    If you’ve always dreamed of a trip to India but felt it was financially out of reach, tour operator World Spree has a deal for you. The Washington State company has created a 12-day ushered tour of India starting at only $1,499 that includes...
  • Cambaytherium thewissi
    Missing link to horses and rhinos found in new fossil find in India
    So a horse, a rhino and a tapir walked out of a coal mine. . .Well, maybe they didn't actually walk out but that an ancestor, missing link between them, walked in. A team of Johns Hopkins (Baltimore, MD) researchers and colleagues went to the...
  • Rat poison found in pills linked to deaths at India’s sterilization camp
    Rat poison found in pills linked to deaths at India’s sterilization camp
    Tablets linked to the deaths of at least fifteen women at a government-run sterilization camp in Chhattisgarh, India, were likely contaminated with a chemical compound commonly used in rat poison, two senior state officials said on Saturday. On...
  • Ravi Kumar
    Director Ravi Kumar on 'Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain': 'This story has relevance'
    Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain has set audiences buzzing with its illustration of the Bhopal gas leak that devastated India. But what does it take to make a film about one of the world's greatest industrial disasters? Director Ravi Kumar sat down...
  • Tubectomies turn deadly for women at Indian sterilization camp
    Tubectomies turn deadly for women at Indian sterilization camp
    8 women have died, and dozens remain in critical condition following tubecotomy (tubal litigation) sterilization operations at a hospital in Bilaspur, India. The deaths were attributed to either hemorraghic shock or blood poisoning, according to...