JUKEBOX HERO India Is Cool and So Is Arabic Music
I have to thank my parents for hiring my childhood babysitter Anju Sharma from Kathmandu, Nepal. More than a few great things came out of that. My sister and I made fast friends with her daughters, Ek... Posted on 12/13/10 at 11:55 AM
STAFF BLOG FAITH FORUM Hindus celebrate Ganeshotsav in Fargo
Hindus in Fargo will offer the community a glimpse of their religious tradition as they celebrate Ganeshotsav 2010 on Sunday.
This is a little late, but ......
For many Hindus, Ganeshotsav commemo... Posted on 9/12/10 at 7:44 PM
The leaders of India and China played down their recent border dispute and other tensions Monday, pledging to work together for regional stability and the economic growth of the world's two most populous nations.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — A fatal gang rape in New Delhi didn't deter Germans Carolina De Paolo and Canan Wahner from traveling to India for a six-week tour. The attack was awful, but there is crime everywhere, they figured, and they'd take precautions.
A pair of bombs exploded Thursday evening in a crowded shopping area in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, killing at least 11 people and wounding 50 more in the worst bombing in the country in more than a year, officials said.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Her parents called her "bitiya," or little daughter. She was her family's biggest hope. In a country where women are routinely pushed into subservience, this 23-year-old who dreamed of becoming a doctor was going to lift them out of poverty.
Muneeza Naqvi, Associated Press
, February 03, 2013
A young woman who died after being gang-raped and beaten on a bus in India's capital was cremated privately as millions of grieving, angry residents demanded greater protection for women from sexual violence.
NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court has sentenced a man to life in prison for a 2009 hijack scare in a passenger plane, saying it was adopting a "zero tolerance" approach to prevent future incidents that could endanger the lives of other passengers.
Nirmala George, Associated Press
, October 31, 2012
BHOPAL, India (AP) — On a cold winter night, more than 27 years ago, waves of a lethal gas escaped a chemical plant and swept over the ramshackle homes of this city's sleeping poor, killing thousands and sickening half a million people and making Bhopal synonymous with industrial disaster.
Muneeza Naqvi, Associated Press
, March 14, 2012
GANGTOK, India — Thousands of homeless villagers in the Himalayas spent a miserable night outdoors in heavy rains after a powerful earthquake flattened houses and rescuers struggled to reach victims in the mountains of India, Nepal and Tibet.
By Altaf Qadri, The Associated Press
, September 20, 2011
Where to start? We have all sorts of issues with Bob Stenehjem’s 10-day “economic development” trip to India, and we doubt we’re the only ones.
First, the trip kept Stenehjem, R-Bismarck, away from his duties at the state Legislature, where he is the Senate Republican majority leader. That alone is a problem. Stenehjem said he was asked in mid-December to take the trip as a representative of the State Legislative Leaders Foundation. He should have said “no” then.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — The Mumbai slum of Rafiq Nagar has no clean water for its shacks made of ripped tarp and bamboo. No garbage pickup along the rocky, pocked earth that serves as a road. No power except from haphazard cables strung overhead illegally.
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