Julie McCarthy appears in the following:
Thursday, May 28, 2015
She's young and beautiful, and a glimpse of her is believed to bring good fortune. She's Nepal's living goddess, or kumari, who is selected as a small child and lives a life of isolation and secrecy.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi won a historic election last year promising "better days are coming." He has now completed a year in office. We take stock of his achievements, or lack thereof.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Over 750 people are dead in India — mostly in the South — as an intense heat wave grips the country.
Monday, May 04, 2015
Some have vented their anger by throwing rocks at visiting politicians. Others have become social workers in their villages. But many Nepalis are absorbed in the daily struggle to find food and water.
Monday, May 04, 2015
Nepal's government has struggled to distribute relief supplies to some of the villages in the mountains. But that's slowly getting better as aid groups organize and fan out across the country.
Sunday, May 03, 2015
Many of Nepal's historic treasures crumbled in last week's earthquake. But generations of wood and stone carvers have spawned a tradition that could help return monuments to their former glory.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
The epicenter of the quake that struck Nepal was in the district of Gorkha, a few hours' drive from the capital of Kathmandu. We're just beginning to see the extent of the damage in villages there.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
In the mountains outside Kathmandu, little aid has reached the victims. About 95 percent of residents there are living outdoors because structures are not safe. Rain has added to their misery.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
International aid groups have yet to reach the remote mountain villages where the expectation is that many may have been wiped off the map. In Kathmandu, there's anger that aid is too slow in coming.
Monday, April 27, 2015
Aftershocks don't seem to be letting up following Saturday's major earthquake in Nepal. Thousands are dead. We report on what things look like at one of the country's most celebrated heritage sites.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Gajendra Singh was found hanging from a tree at a political rally in New Delhi earlier this week. His presumed suicide has become a cause célèbre for the country's disaffected farmers.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Australia advanced to the Cricket World Cup final Thursday after defeating defending champions India. A look at the disappointed, cricket-obsessed nation.
Friday, March 13, 2015
Narendra Modi aims to deepen India's strategic footprint. China has been investing in the islands, raising concern in New Delhi that India is being challenged in its own backyard.
Friday, March 06, 2015
In India, many widows largely vanish from mainstream society as dictated by tradition. But when it comes to Holi, the spring festival of colors, some widows come out to join the celebration.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
India's air pollution is so bad that it shortens many people's lives by about three years, a study found. This week Al Gore visited New Delhi to link bad air to climate change.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Rajendra K. Pachauri's departure from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is a big embarrassment for the group, which won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize along with former Vice President Al Gore.
Friday, February 20, 2015
A suit worn by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he met President Obama is up for auction. The suit, which has the Prime Minister's name in pinstripes is expected to fetch more than $200,000.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Some 77 million Indian households depend on kerosene lamps and candles when the sun goes down. Green entrepreneurs are looking to spread the light with affordable solar panels.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
The Aam Aadmi [Common Man] Party won 67 seats, while Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party won three. The Congress Party, which until recently ruled India, and Delhi, won nothing.
Friday, February 06, 2015
Twice in 10 days, President Obama referenced India and the need to safeguard against religious intolerance. That left Indian television blistering with debate.