Last year's mass anti-government protests against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and led by politician Imran Khan generated much speculation about Pakistan's next military coup - but of course it didn't happen.
Photo courtesy of UK DFID Access to finance is the largest near-term barrier to ending energy poverty for hundreds of millions arou...
I am yet to meet Lom Harshni Chauhan, but I'm quite sure that if any of the sort of unpleasant men who have been spotlighted in recent news stories about India got near her, she would leave them feeling truly sorry.
When respected and given freedom, Sikhs have always risen to the occasion. Over and over again, they have shown -- around the world -- that they are nation-builders, loyal and patriotic to a fault. Moreover, they have the inbuilt trait of never settling for less.
Most of the thousands of investors and entrepreneurs descending on New Delhi this week for the Sankalp Global Summit are looking to beat out their competitors. Dave Richards and Will Poole, managing directors of Unitus Seed Fund, are looking to create more competition for themselves, by seeding additional funds like their own.
In the recent past, events like the grotesque Delhi rape case and the tremendous outpouring that followed it have cast a giant spotlight on the rampant sexism evident in South Asia. However Purvi Patel's fate makes it clear that women's rights over their bodies and their sexualities are also policed and threatened in parts of America.
There is an interesting politeness and humanity in the chaos of Chennai traffic. I haven't seen any "real" road rage here, despite being in situations that if happened in the U.S. I'd be fearing for my personal safety.
The freedom enabled by the Internet to express one's own ideas, one's opinion of another's idea, to advocate or to disassociate with the collective views of other speakers, to associate locally and globally is unprecedented in history. This precious Internet freedom is, however, volatile around the world.
During a trip to India with XPRIZE, I had the opportunity to experience Mumbai from the perspective of a local, yet through eyes of foreigner. I say "foreign" not because of where I live, but because of what I had never seen, or could ever have imagined.
One year into his tenure, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi shifts his Ganges River rhetoric from "he" to "we."
The expected removal of Western sanctions, particularly the targeted measures against Iran's oil and financial sector, could pave the way for a huge and much-needed inflow of foreign investors and recovery of Iran's oil sector and heavily-battered currency.
On a planet with a 7 billion plus population, more than 4 billion people still don't have access to the Internet. But by 2020, I expect the entire world will be connected.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Breaking: Climate Change Hoax Revealed! Wow, this is SUCH a relief! I was really ...
Modern digital mapping tools have transformed the potential of maps in urban development, allowing us to produce more detailed and sophisticated visualizations of cities. As access to these tools continues to expand, the resulting maps grow even richer.
Many of India's architectural wonders -- palaces, forts, and noble houses -- have been transformed into magical boutique hotels, giving travelers a unique view into the country's past. These incredible properties are at the top of our don't-miss list.
To me, all faiths shared similarities, and my childhood naiveté could not comprehend tension and factionalism within and between these religions. I was also incapable of understanding why my teacher went so in-depth with the Abrahamic faiths, but skipped over the eastern religions, including mine.