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24 Gorgeous Hand-Painted Indian Movie Posters

Andy Deemer | Posted 02.20.2013 | Entertainment
Andy Deemer

Ramachandraiah prints movie posters for a living. He's done it ever since 1971, when he bought an ancient lithograph press. He keeps it in a factory north of Bangalore, far from the English town where it was built 111 years ago.

The Over-Achieving Parent

Meera Bhanu | Posted 10.25.2012 | Parents
Meera Bhanu

The one thing that never fails to amuse me is how people seem to remember entirely different things about the very same event, years down the line. I ...

TechStar Interview: David Blumberg

Bill_Robinson | Posted 05.01.2012 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

When you first meet David Blumberg his smile is what you notice. But shortly thereafter, you notice how smart he is; later, you begin to see this man's true level of intelligence.

Why Is This Man Smiling?

AP | By TOM ODULA | Posted 01.07.2012 | Impact

By TOM ODULA, Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya -- A U.S. artist handed out thousands of yellow balloons to Nairobi's blue-collar commuters Monday, ign...

The Magic Red Carpets of India

Michael Martin | Posted 01.20.2012 | World
Michael Martin

Corruption is everywhere -- even in the U.S. -- but happens at such a high level it doesn't directly affect the average U.S. citizen. In India, corruption starts at home.

Buffett's Berkshire Makes Big Bet On Lubricants Company

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BANGALORE: Billionaire Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc agreed to buy lubricants maker Lubrizol Corp for $9 billion to tap rising demand fo...

Finding Bliss Through Meditation

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Margie Goldsmith

Martyn Williams was the first person to lead expeditions to the top of Mt. Everest and to the North and South Poles. Now, he takes followers on an adventure that takes place in the mind.

I Shot That! Street Art Photographers Capturing Ephemera

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The unprecedented growth of the global grassroots art movement can be directly traced to digital photography and the people behind the camera.

Walking the Slum Side of Bangalore (AUDIO)

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Lydon

BANGALORE -- Brinda Adige, a self-starting social activist, in yellow sari, is our guide to the slum side of Bangalore and the virtual canyon betw...

Real India: At Koshy's Cafe, The Talk of Bangalore (AUDIO)

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Lydon

"... And our nation, though it has no drinking water, electricity, sewage system, public transportation, sense of hygiene, discipline, courtesy or ...

Real India: A Land Soon Without Tigers, and Maybe Orchids (AUDIO)

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Lydon

The "New India" has delivered itself into a deadly trap of consumerism, pollution, ruined forests and rivers, a "virtual" prosperity but a profoundly un-natural India.

Libraries: Investing In The Kids

Forbes | Nilofer D'Souza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A little over a decade ago, if anyone had told Vimala and Umesh Malhotra that their mission in life would be to set up libraries for children, they wo...

The New India: Social Entrepreneurship as a Family Affair

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Lydon

Today, Neelam Chhiber and her husband Jacob Mathew are giving me one family's story of the improvisational networking and social entrepreneurship that are all the rage in digital India.

Taco Bell Storms India

GlobalPost | Saritha Rai | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGALORE, India -- Praful Desai celebrated his 65th birthday last weekend by doing something special with his family....

Sex Tape Swami Announces Retirement (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Paramhamsa Nityananda, the popular Indian Swami who faced protests after a local television played a video that appeared to show him in bed with two w...

India Holy Man Sex Scandal Protest

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

"He is a high-flying Swamiji doing fraud on innocent people, he should not be spared," said Kumaraswami, a local villager. ...

Swami 'Sex Tape' Rocks India (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Nine people have been arrested after ransacking the headquarters of one of India's most famous Hindu holy men, Paramhamsa Nityananda, after a local te...

Carlton Towers fire: 9 dead in Bangalore's

ibnlive.in.com | CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Bangalore: At least nine people are feared dead and 60 others injured, many of them seriously, after a major fire broke out on Tuesday evening at the...

Places To Visit This Decade (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff and Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Buenos Aires, Krakow, Cambodia, Croatia -- these are just a few of the places that emerged as trendy, must-visit travel destinations during the first ...

Wine, Music, and the Terroiriste Threat

Alex Henry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alex Henry

Bordeaux/Burgundy: A Vintage Rivalry, is an excellent short book by Jean-Robert Pitte, who says that terroir, that principle sacred to French winemakers, isn't everything.

India: Overhaul Abusive, Failing Police System (VIDEO)

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights Watch

By Brad Adams (Bangalore) - The Indian government should take major steps to overhaul a policing system that facilitates and even encourages human ri...

Traveling as Press vs. NGO Head: Same Adventure

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Luce

I have flown from Haiti to Peru to Guyana in the Americas, Hong Kong to Indonesia to Sri Lanka in Asia, and Togo to Ghana in Africa.

Man Detained After Supporting Bush Shoe-Thrower

The Times of India | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGALORE: The `booting' of George W Bush in Baghdad might have thrown up an entirely new terror angle in Bangalore. A MICO employee, Jameel, who w...