Julie McCarthy

Julie McCarthy appears in the following:

Critics Raise Questions About Donald Trump Jr.'s Visit To India

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

While in India, Donald Trump Jr. is scheduled to give a foreign policy speech in front of prominent politicians, after promoting his family's real estate projects across the country.


Bhutan Faces Challenges As it Sits Between Asia's Biggest Powers

Monday, February 19, 2018

Increasing hostility between India and China is creating new tensions in the region. The latest confrontation was in the high mountains of the kingdom of Bhutan.


The Birthplace Of 'Gross National Happiness' Is Growing A Bit Cynical

Monday, February 12, 2018

Tourists flock to this happy nation and the world has tried to emulate its happiness index. But inside Bhutan, some residents say the country's having difficulty living up to the glowing brand.


Bhutan's Alcohol-Fueled Archery: It's Nothing Like The Olympics

Sunday, February 11, 2018

"We drink to loosen up," says one contender in a Bhutanese archery tournament. "Some archers tend to get good aim after drinking!"


Tea Farmer In India Leads Charge For Organic, Evades The Charge Of Elephants

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

In the biggest tea-producing region of India, hazards range from red spider mites to wild elephants. One brave grower faces them head on, all while spurring a movement to grow tea organically.


Organic Tea Farmer Builds A Movement While Avoiding Elephants

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

India's Assam state is famous for its tea. One young grower is turning to new, healthier cultivation that's catching on with others. He just has to mind the nearby elephants.


A Lifetime Of Planting Trees On A Remote River Island: Meet India's Forest Man

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

A humble farmer from a marginalized tribal community takes on a solo mission to reforest an island in Assam, India.


In Hyderabad, Indian Entrepreneurs Size Up Ivanka Trump

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Ivanka Trump led the U.S. delegation to a global business summit in the Indian IT hub. Some put the gushing over Trump down to Indian love of celebrities. Others cited her access to the Oval Office.


Fear Of Toxic Smog Leads India To Limit Diwali Fireworks

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The festival has been blamed for cloaking New Delhi and other cities in an unhealthy haze, but the solution has drawn plenty of criticism.


Indian Supreme Court Says Sex With Underage Wife Is Rape

Thursday, October 12, 2017

India's Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a man is committing rape if he has sex with an underage wife. It is a victory for women's rights advocates.


Monsoon Season Hits South Asia Hard

Thursday, August 31, 2017

While Texas and Louisiana deal with the aftermath of Harvey, India has its own troubles. Flooding has brought life to a near standstill in Mumbai, India's financial center.


After 'Guru Of Bling' Sentencing, Indian State Stays On Alert For Violence

Monday, August 28, 2017

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was sentenced to 20 years in prison for raping two young disciples in 2002. Military troops were deployed after violence by Singh's supporters led to dozens of deaths.


India's Supreme Court Blocks Muslim Instant Divorce Law

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

India's Supreme Court has ruled that the practice of instant divorce among India's Muslims is unconstitutional.


Trump Wants India To Do More To Help With His Afghanistan Strategy

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

President Trump said the U.S. appreciates India's contributions to stability in Afghanistan, but wants it to do more "especially in the area of economic assistance and development."


70 Years Later, India And Pakistan Still Feel Impact Of Partition

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Seventy years after the partition of India and Pakistan, both countries are still shaped by the turmoil of that time. Most estimates say that more than a million people were killed during one of the largest mass migrations in history.


Millions Of Lives Were Changed Immediately With The Partition Of India

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Seventy years ago, India won its freedom from the British empire. But it came at a price: the partition of India. Survivors reflect back at that time.


Tensions Escalate Between India And China In Remote Border Area

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Soldiers from China and India have gathered at a remote area where Bhutan, India and China meet. It's part of a border dispute involving a road.


India's New President, Until Now Little-Known, Vows To Represent Less Fortunate

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Ram Nath Kovind, 71, was elected Thursday as India's head of state, a largely ceremonial post. The son of a farmer, he is a member of the Dalit community, once known as "untouchables."


In A Remote Himalayan Corner, Tensions Rise Between India And China

Monday, July 10, 2017

The area in dispute is a plateau where three countries — Bhutan, India, and China — converge. India and China have a complicated history of boundary disputes and fought a 1962 war near this stretch.


Will Giving The Ganges Human Rights Protect The Polluted River?

Sunday, July 02, 2017

A court in India declared its holiest river is entitled to the same rights as a person that would include the right to sue polluters. Still, many think the divine waters are unimpacted by pollution.