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India: A Nation Rising From the Slums of Mumbai

Brett Hahn | Posted 11.11.2012 | Teen
Brett Hahn

In a country that is home to some of the wealthiest tycoons on the planet, it is those living in working slums, like Dharavi, who are the backbone of the nation's economic prosperity.

Roman Catholic Church Urges Flock To Have More Children

AP | By NIRMALA GEORGE | Posted 12.11.2011 | World

NEW DELHI -- Worried about its dwindling numbers, the Roman Catholic church in southern India is exhorting its flock to have more children, with some ...

India Is No Country For Young Girls

AP | By MUNEEZA NAQVI | Posted 07.04.2011 | World

MORENA, India -- The room is large and airy, the stone floors clean and cool – a welcome respite from the afternoon sun. Until your eyes take in...

Census Reveals Percentage Of World Population That Is Indian

The Guardian | Jason Burke | Posted 05.31.2011 | World

The first results from India's latest census -- the second biggest in the world -- were released on Thursday, revealing that the country has added 181...

India Counts Its Billion-Plus Population For Census

AP | KATY DAIGLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — Millions of census workers fanned out across India on Wednesday as they began a mammoth effort to document every person in the world...

India Has More Mobile Phones Than Toilets

GlobalPost | Saritha Rai | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In populous India, more people have access to mobile phones than to toilets....

India To Pay Parents To Put Off Parenthood

Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Thousands of couples in India who agreed to put off having babies for at least two years after their wedding will collect cash payments this month as ...