Jan 19, 2015

Three burned to death in Hindu-Muslim clash in India

At least three Muslims were burned to death Sunday when their thatched huts were set on fire during a clash between Hindu and Muslim groups in a village in eastern India, a government official said. Atul Prasad, a Bihar state administrator, said the violence ...

Jan 12, 2015

Solar, nuclear, climate progress possible on Obama India visit

There could be progress on U.S.-India civil nuclear cooperation, solar power and climate change when U.S. President Barack Obama visits India in two weeks, U.S. officials said on Sunday. While stressing there were no guarantees that some of the most vexing economic issues between ...

'Vibrant India': Modi's superlative act to charm investors

Jan 11, 2015

'Vibrant India': Modi's superlative act to charm investors

Global statesmen and business titans descended on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state on Sunday to pay homage to the man they count on to unleash “big bang” reforms and create one of the few bright spots in a troubled world economy. Big ...

Jan 11, 2015

Plans afoot to clean India's offices with cow urine

Cow urine may soon be used to clean the floors of India’s government offices in a country where bovines are sacred and their bodily waste considered therapeutic and even thirst-quenching. A charity working to care for and protect the cows that freely roam India’s ...