Lauren Frayer

Lauren Frayer appears in the following:

The Water Crisis In Chennai, India: Who's To Blame And How Do You Fix It?

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Reservoirs are dry in India's sixth biggest city. Municipal taps work only a few hours a day. Trains are delivering emergency water supplies.

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A Day's Work On Delhi's Mountain Of Trash

Saturday, July 06, 2019

It's almost as tall as the Taj Mahal. It smolders and festers. And it's a source of income for slum dwellers nearby.

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Monsoon Season Brings Relief And Danger To India

Thursday, July 04, 2019

The monsoon has arrived in India, bringing relief from brutal heat. But the rains come with dangers — flooding, deaths and gridlock.

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Temps Have Topped 120 In India. How Are They Coping With The Heat Wave?

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

The changing climate is especially brutal in India. Temperatures are soaring. Asphalt roads are melting. People are dying.

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Many Of India's Cities Are Getting Water Delivered After Reservoirs Dry Up

Monday, July 01, 2019

High temperatures, brawls in lines for water, closed offices and productivity drops. Climate change has made this the new summertime normal in India's over-crowded, sweltering cities.

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Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo Arrives In India To Talk Trade

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in India Tuesday. India has hiked tariffs on U.S. imports after being dropped from a U.S. duty-free scheme.

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FAA Orders U.S. Airlines To Bypass Iranian Airspace After Drone Shot Down

Friday, June 21, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration prohibited U.S. carriers from overflying Iran "until further notice, due to heightened military activities and increased political tensions."

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Tipu Sultan's Magic Box, Shah Jahan's Jade Dagger: Stunning Jewels Up For Auction

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

A collection of Indian gems, jewelry and artifacts is expected to fetch more than $115 million — which would break a record set by Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry collection.

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In India And Pakistan, Cricket Fans Are Gearing Up For Their Favorite World Cup Match

Saturday, June 15, 2019

India and Pakistan went to the brink of war in February. But Sunday's match "should create love and affection," says a Pakistani fan. "We should compete, but compete for the betterment of society."

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'God, Please Help Her': Indian Parents Agonize Over Radicalization Of Their Children

Sunday, May 26, 2019

ISIS has radicalized people around the world. But even with one of the world's largest Muslim populations, India has had very few cases of radicalization — until recently. Most cases are in the south.

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Modi Wins In Landslide Election, A Victory For Hindu Nationalists

Thursday, May 23, 2019

It was a resounding victory not just for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but for his political party. Critics accused the party of using fear tactics amid rising Hindu nationalism.

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After A Mammoth Election In India, Prime Minister Modi Wins Another 5-Year Term

Thursday, May 23, 2019

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been reelected to another five-year term. His Hindu nationalist party has won a majority of seats in parliament.

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Indian Prime Minister Modi Wins Reelection

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has won reelection and his party performed well in parliamentary elections. What does his victory signal about the world's most populous democracy?

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It Appears India's Prime Minister Is Poised For Election Win

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Votes are being counted in India after elections that lasted six weeks. Early results show a landslide for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatijya Janata Party.

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India's 6-Week-Long Elections Are So Big They've Become A Tourist Draw

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

With nearly 900 million eligible voters, the elections are considered the world's largest. Now travelers — both Indian and foreign — want to experience what it's like across the country.

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Bollywood Films Accused Of Propaganda Ahead Of India Elections

Sunday, May 12, 2019

As Indians vote in national elections, a slew of Bollywood films celebrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi — prompting allegations of propaganda. One Modi biopic was banned until after polls close.

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Tourists, Locals Get In On India's Election-Themed Tours

Friday, May 10, 2019

It's the biggest exercise of democracy on Earth, and tourists want to experience it. Tours take foreigners and Indians alike to campaign rallies and polling stations in India's parliamentary elections.

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Millions In India Face Uncertain Future After Being Left Off Citizenship List

Friday, May 10, 2019

The northeastern state of Assam left some 4 million people, mostly Muslims, off its citizenship register last year. At the same time, India is seeking to offer citizenship to non-Muslim foreigners.

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The Powerful Group Shaping The Rise Of Hindu Nationalism In India

Friday, May 03, 2019

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, or RSS, is close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and holds an outsize influence on national policy. Its goal: to redefine India according to the Hindu faith.

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India Proposes Controversial Bill Making Religion A Criteria for Refugee Citizenship

Sunday, April 28, 2019

India wants to grant citizenship to refugees from nearby countries — unless they're Muslim. Critics say making religion a criteria for citizenship violates India's secular character.

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