Ford ad controversy: Over the past few weeks, Ford ads showing women tied up in the back of a Ford Figo generated controversy. It forced an ad executive to resign, while some [...]
The Indian national flower, Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera), profoundly inspires the country’s ancient and modern culture, art, and literary richness.
President Pranab Mukerjee approved India’s new anti-rape bill on Tuesday, which provides for life term and death sentences for offenders, besides strict punishment for [...]
Pakistani elections: A large portion of Pakistani youth have more faith in Islamic law or military rule than in democracy, shows a survey released only weeks before historic [...]
India abstained from the first global arms trade treaty (ATT) at United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, protesting that the draft is more like a tool in the hands of [...]
Millions of television sets without set-top boxes went blank in India as the digitization deadline expired on Monday. The objective of the digitization is to bring [...]
Russian troops to Afghanistan? More than 20 years after Russia formally pulled out of Afghanistan after the Soviet Union occupied the country throughout the 1980s, there is [...]
Afghan villagers are being affected by Predator drones, or benghai (“buzzing of flies” in Pashto).
Bollywood star prison sentence: Sanjay Dutt, a star of numerous Bollywood films, will serve a prison term for a weapons conviction in 1993.