People stand outside the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), after Sensex surpassed the 60,000 level for the first time, in Mumbai, India, September 24, 2021. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register BENGALURU, July 13 (Reuters) – Indian shares gave up early gains to hit a one-week low on Wednesday as […]

Hyderabad, June 22 A software engineer from Telangana was shot dead by an unidentified person in Maryland state of the US. Nakka Sai Charan (26), who hailed from Nalgonda district of Telangana, was killed when a person said to be a black man opened fire at him on Sunday evening. His friends in the US […]

Summary What is already known about this topic? American Indian or Alaska Native (AI/AN) persons across the United States face substantial health disparities, including a disproportionate incidence of COVID-19 illness. What is added by this report? AI/AN persons living in Alaska are at increased risk for COVID-19 illness, COVID-19–associated hospitalization, and COVID-19–related death compared with […]

Afghan men enjoy the general view of the city from the top of a hill in Kabul, Afghanistan November 5, 2021. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register NEW DELHI, June 2 (Reuters) – India has sent a team of foreign ministry officials to Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul for talks with […]

People watch a large screen displaying India’s benchmark share index on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India, January 20, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register BENGALURU, May 11 (Reuters) – Indian shares on Wednesday fell to their lowest in two months, extending losses […]

ALTBalaji, the streaming service started by Ekta R. Kapoor, the undisputed queen of Indian television, turned five a few days ago. The streamer is part of Balaji Telefilms, which was started by her and her parents Jeetendra Kapoor and Shoba Kapoor in 1994 and is the single largest television content producer in South Asia. Recently, […]

Even through the haze of shimmering heat and thick Delhi dust, the mural is impossible to miss. Pinks, blues, greens and yellows pop off the wall, coming together to form a utopian scene of equality, and splashed across the middle is emblazoned a slogan designed to challenge India’s male-dominated society. “The future is femme,” it […]

A man holds the flags of India and the U.S. while people take part in the 35th India Day Parade in New York August 16, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register NEW DELHI, March 31 (Reuters) – The United States will not set any “red line” for India on […]

Writer Kavitha Rajagopalan. Photo courtesy of writer. I moved to New York City on September 4, 2001, after living and working as a journalist in my native India. A week later, the city and country changed forever, and then turned viciously on the most vulnerable South Asian New Yorkers. As I reported my first book […]

The transition from print to digital at Khabar Lahariya, a Hindi news portal staffed entirely by women in rural north India, has hit an unexpected roadblock. Shyamkali, one of the less experienced reporters, confesses she is still struggling to understand the keypad on her new smartphone because it requires email addresses be typed in English. […]

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