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Indian Civil Service Exams Root for Values

March 8, 2013, 11:12 am

Aptitude, ethics, and moral values to carry credit for the first time as a separate examination question paper in the Indian Civil Services Examination.

Bangalore City Schools Implement Waste Can Sanitation

March 1, 2013, 12:46 pm

Better sanitation experience help retain children in Bangalore schools. Innovative methods for sanitation introduced by students and Reap Benefit, an NGO.

British PM’s India visit clouded by Defense Scandals

February 19, 2013, 2:04 pm

The British Prime Minister David Cameron is visiting India for three days with business and trade as the primary agenda.

Aero India 2013 is Air Show Extravaganza

February 7, 2013, 1:31 pm

Touted to be Asia’s biggest event of its kind, Aero India 2013 has taken off to a flying start.

Making a Living on India’s Trains

February 7, 2013, 7:00 am

Impoverished families often turn to vending and performing on India’s trains. Railway vendors now seek licensing to legitimize their profession.

21,000 Knives Given Out to Indian Women to Ward Off Rapists

January 25, 2013, 2:05 pm

An Indian nationalist party handed out tens of thousands of knives and a large quantity of chili powder to women in Mumbai to defend themselves against would-be rapists.

Pakistan Anti-Corruption Official Dies Under Suspicious Circumstances

January 18, 2013, 5:17 pm

A Pakistani official who was investigating corruption charges related to the case against Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf was found dead Friday.

Urban Lifestyles Changing Festival Traditions in India

January 17, 2013, 4:27 pm

Celebrations of the four-day harvest festival Pongal in India have changed dramatically with the urban lifestyle, and have tapered off altogether in some regions.

Pakistan Supreme Court Orders Arrest of Prime Minister

January 15, 2013, 5:12 pm

Pakistan’s Supreme Court Tuesday ordered the arrest of Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on corruption charges, potentially forcing the country further down the path of [...]

Indian Rape Victim Inspires New Wave of Public Activism

January 9, 2013, 2:24 am

The public outcry inspired by the gang rape of a woman in India’s capital embodies a new sense of civic duty and a new faith in activism to incite change.


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