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Julie McCarthy

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Nobel Peace Prize Winners Share Connection In Advocating For Children

Friday, October 10, 2014

Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India have been awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

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Modi Transforms From Person Non Grata To Celebrated White House Guest

Monday, September 29, 2014

President Barack Obama hosts India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a White House dinner Monday night. On Tuesday, they will hold a summit aimed at re-invigorating U.S.-Indian relations.

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Popular Indian Politician's Corruption Conviction Spurs Nervousness

Sunday, September 28, 2014

A ruling against J. Jayalalithaa in India's highest-profile corruption case has stunned a political class that is widely seen as permeated with graft. She's been sentenced to four years in prison.

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At U.N., India's Modi Discusses Pakistan, Terrorism, And Peace

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at the U.N. one day after Pakistan's prime minister, Nawaz Sharif. Modi said it's up to Pakistan to create an "appropriate atmosphere" for peace talks.

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Why India Is Fascinated With Astrology

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Non-believers dismiss it as superstition, but the ancient art of reading astrological charts is considered a super science by its practitioners. Some won't go out of the house without a consultation.

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India's Orbiter To Join NASA's Maven Around Mars — On A Shoestring

Monday, September 22, 2014

India's Mars Orbiter Mission is set to reach Mars on Wednesday, just days after a U.S. NASA probe began its orbit around the Red Planet. The difference? India did it on a much tighter budget.

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India's Modi Calls Al-Qaida's Plans For His Country 'Delusional'

Friday, September 19, 2014

The Indian prime minister, in an interview, called his country's Muslims patriots. The remarks are his most forthcoming on India's Muslims, many of whom doubted his commitment to religious minorities.

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India's Modi Calls Al-Qaida's Plans For His Country 'Delusional'

Friday, September 19, 2014

The Indian prime minister, in an interview, called his country's Muslims patriots. The remarks are his most forthcoming on India's Muslims, many of whom doubted his commitment to religious minorities.

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Bollywood Star Takes On Paper Over Its Comments About Her Body

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Twittersphere lit up in defense of Bollywood starlet Deepika Padukone. She audaciously told off The Times Of India which published a revealing photo gallery of her.

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As Floodwaters Recede In Kashmir Valley, Anger Grows

Sunday, September 14, 2014

The floodwaters are receding in Indian-administered Kashmir, but the death toll continues to rise as authorities assess the destruction and seek disaster relief aid from the Indian government.

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Will Al-Qaida Find Followers In India?

Friday, September 05, 2014

The Islamist group has established a new franchise in a country with 176 million Muslims. But al-Qaida could find it hard to recruit in India, according to many analysts.

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Security Vs. Free Speech: India Blocks Film On Assassination

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The 1984 assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was followed by a wave of sectarian killings. The government has now stepped in to stop the release of a film about the traumatic episode.

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In India, Hindu Nationalists Feel Their Moment Has Arrived

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The rise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has raised the spirits of Hindu nationalists. But it also appears to be increasing tensions between Hindus and the Muslim minority.

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Why India's Modi Defied The WTO

Sunday, August 10, 2014

India recently reneged on a World Trade Organization trade deal years in the making. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he broke the deal to protect his country's poor.

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It's Bananas: India Hires 'Monkey Mimics' To Scare Away Real Ones

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

New Delhi has tried countless schemes to control rambunctious monkeys. The latest: 40 men roam the streets, mimicking the call of the menacing langur monkey in an attempt to scare off other monkeys.

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U.S. Spying Allegations Chafe An Already Angry India

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Sen. John McCain is in India to meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But the visit was overshadowed by reports that the NSA was given permission in 2010 to spy on Modi's political party.

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In Blogs And Tweets, India's New Leader Bemoans Lack Of 'Honeymoon'

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Narendra Modi became prime minister just a month ago. He had a big agenda, but has yet to launch any major programs. But the tech-savvy leader has racked up 5 million Twitter followers.

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Iraqi Crisis Brings Focus On Indian Migrants Who Seek Profit Amid Peril

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

When the northern Iraqi city of Mosul was captured by Sunni militants, 40 Indian construction workers were taken hostage. It's one of the first diplomatic challenges for the new government in India, which sees millions of migrant workers move abroad and send some $70 billion back home to family.

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Indians Caught In Middle Of Iraq's Worsening Crisis

Thursday, June 19, 2014

India's new government faces its first major foreign policy test after the abduction of 40 Indian workers by suspected militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

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India's Transgender Community Turns Seat Belt Safety Into Video Hit

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

India's transgender community is on a roll. Known as hijras, they recently won court recognition as part of a third gender. Now they're starring in a popular video urging drivers to buckle up.

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