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India To Offer Eunuchs Special Pension Each Month

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

India's oft-discriminated "third sex" is about to receive government acknowledgment, with thousands of the capital city's massive eunuch population ex...

Obama's Chance to Lead on Trade

Will Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Marshall

President Obama is in Seoul today for what promises to be a contentious meeting of the world's leading economic powers. He probably won't mollify Chin...

Obama's Job Hunt in India

Sunil Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sunil Adam

But the unreality of India's ascension to the "Great Power" status does not dilute the import of the American gesture to the future of U.S.-India bilateral relations.

Obama's India Trip Terrorized By Monkeys (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Though President Obama's trip has yet to face any major setbacks, New Delhi forces aren't taking any chances in battling one of the city's most unusua...

Delhi's Servant Crisis and the Commonweath Games

Parvez Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Parvez Sharma

The residents of Malibu Towne are not used to cleaning their own homes: dishes are piling up and floors are not being swept daily.

California Dreamin' at China's World's Fair

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Arnold would like to think that hosting the 2020 Expo would give California a boost like the one Shanghai is getting now. Like him, I'm rooting for my beloved state to make a comeback. But I'm worried that hosting a World Expo could have a different result.

As Commonwealth Games Approach: Travelers' Odds Are Still Good

Molly Hunter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Molly Hunter

Avoiding political protests and religious sites on holidays are easy ways to dodge the threat of terrorism, but how can travelers ensure their safety without compromising their adventures?

Gunmen Shoot At Tourist Bus In Delhi, Wound 2

AP | NIRMALA GEORGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

NEW DELHI — Two gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire at tourists near one of India's biggest mosques, wounding two Taiwanese and raising concerns ...

Tarun Tejpal's heart-ache for "the idea of India" (AUDIO)

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Lydon

NEW DELHI -- Tarun Tejpal -- muckraker, editor and novelist -- is speaking with professional zeal and a certain generational remorse about his remark...

The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness Announces Editorial Calendar

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Read More: Romeo and Juliet, Film, Chicago, Bono, Literature, Carolyn B. Maloney, South Africa, Nelson Mandela, The Luce Index, Life Style, Mu Sochua, Photography, SOS Children’S Villages, Josh Silverman, Cancer, HIV & AIDS, Heal the World, Valentines, Performing Arts, Orphan Care, Social Change, Palitha Kohona, Bangladesh, Oprah Winfrey, Social Gospel, Jamaica, Jimmy Carter, India, Hillary Clinton, Human Rights, Huffington Post, Hinduism, Skype Interviews, Judaism, Economy, Novels, Washington, Gay Rights, South Asia, Better the World, New Delhi, Gay Immigration, Stewardship Report, Jlsr, Port-Au-Prince, John Lee, Women’S Issues, Love, Bill Clinton, Michelle Obama, Dalai Lama, Wal-Mart, Health, New York City, Muhammad Yunus, Haiti, Orphans Interntional Worldwide, Cambodia, New York Times, Relationships, Going Green, Museums, Buddhism, Dance, Helping the Unfortunate, Europe, Puerto Rico, Human Rights Watch, Jim Luce Stewardship Report, Sri Lanka, West Virginia, Universal Human Rights Declaration, Chinese, Episcopal Presiding Bishop, Child Care, Jim Luce, Unions, Dr. Steven Becker, Humanism, Alaska, Food Stamps, Holiday Season, Unsung Heroes, Bettering Humanity, Americas, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Education, Care, Shyam Selvadurai, Christianity, Arianna Huffington, Connecting Goodness, Worldvision, World Affairs, George Bush, Finance, Children, Nhat Thich Hanh, Music, Thought Leaders, United Nations, Arts, Foster Families, Intergenerational Romance, Desmond Tutu, Goodness, Environment, Elie Wiesel, Travel, Federico & Co., Conflict Resolution, Fine Arts, Katharine Jefferts Schori, Religion, Islam, Developing World, Africa, Unicef, Politics, Theater, Mid-East, Global Citizens, Interracial Love, Connectivity, Culture, Gay Marriage, Tikum Olem, Aga Khan, Jon Sirota, Poverty, Asia-Pacific, Media News
Jim Luce

A bright new face has been added to the crowded Web, drawing a large readership and uploading more than 900 stories in its first twelve weeks. Still ...

Overnight Bus Rides in India

Alex Budak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Alex Budak

I'm not exactly sure what I experienced on my overnight bus ride in India, but I do know that it involved Bollywood, spooning, and a 2AM bathroom break.

Shunned, Will He Bolt?

Sunil Sharan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sunil Sharan

What was supposed to be a breakthrough meeting between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan last month degenerated into a public rebuke of Indi...

India: Pakistan Spy Agency Executed Mumbai Attacks

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — India has accused Pakistan's powerful spy agency of planning and executing the 2008 Mumbai attacks, in the strongest and most specif...

Will the Sun rise from India's East?

Sunil Sharan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sunil Sharan

All parts of India have given birth to a prime minister, except the eastern. Subhash Chandra Bose and Jyoti Basu, both sons of the East, came close to...

India Demands UK Return 'Cursed' Diamond

The Telegraph | Dean Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Indian government has demanded the return of the 'cursed' Koh i Noor diamond, a symbol of imperial power and the inspiration for the Victorian aut...

India and the US Working on a National Broadband Plan

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Broadband is just not simply high-speed Internet access -- it is an investment in the communications infrastructure. An infrastructure that connects...

‘Black Swan' Author Concerned About Hyperinflation

BusinessWeek | Subramaniam Sharma and Bob Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of "The Black Swan" about how unforeseen events can roil markets, said he is concerned about hyperinflation as governmen...

Governing the World Together

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

The most symbolic moment here at the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit, the first major global follow-up to Copenhagen, was a hug.

The Hollywood Connection in U.S.-India Relations

Richard F. Celeste | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard F. Celeste

For all the glamor attached to Hollywood and Bollywood in their home countries, their potential in fostering bilateral ties has been scarcely appreciated. But the entertainment sector can be a foreign policy connection.

Americans Flock To India Clinic For Stem Cell Treatments | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI, India -- In December 2007, Californian Amy Scher got on a plane to India, wheeled herself into the Nu Tech Mediworld hospital in New Delhi,...

Slumdogs And Americans: Equal Opportunity Police Brutality in India

Mira Kamdar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mira Kamdar

Anyone who has seen Slumdog Millionaire, remembers the scenes of police torture. Last week, American journalist, Joel Elliott, got to experience that violence first-hand.

India: As Commonwealth Games Approach, Delhi Targets Its Donkeys

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI, India -- At the impromptu stables near Jawarhalal Nehru Marg, on the outskirts of Old Delhi -- the Indian capital's 400-year-old core -- a ...

India: Decision To Create New State Telangana Sparks Protest

AP | NIRMALA GEORGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — Protesters took to the streets Friday, setting public buses on fire and clashing with police, in anger over India's decision to carv...

Dear President Lula, Again

David Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Harris

Why would Brazil, today a towering bastion of democratic values, seek closer ties with Iran, its polar opposite?

India: Medical Tourism Draws Attention Away From Disastrous Conditions At Most Hospitals

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Jason Overdorf NEW DELHI, India -- Seema sits cross-legged on a filthy sheet of cardboard next to a crumbling concrete planter in the central sq...