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  • At India's lauded Ananda spa, a restless vata dosha learns to relax

    At India's lauded Ananda spa, a restless <i>vata dosha </i>learns to relax
    NARENDRA NAGAR, India — I am a dharma disaster, a chakra calamity. I cannot meditate. My inner hamster is a maniac, and my legs refuse to cross for that long. So when the saried woman with the serene kohled eyes tells me that I have a private...
  • Indian Communist politician ousted for sleeping in bed of cash

    Indian Communist politician ousted for sleeping in bed of cash
    NEW DELHI — If you've imagined yourself rolling in dough, you might think twice before acting on that dream, at least if you're an Indian politician. Samar Acharjee, an official with India's Communist Party in the northeastern state of Tripura,...
  • Olivia Wilde fetes designer, dress for Conscious Commerce

    Olivia Wilde fetes designer, dress for Conscious Commerce
    New York fashion designer Yoana Baraschi celebrated the 10th anniversary of her business last week at the Anthropologie store in Beverly Hills. The fete showcased the designer’s exclusive 11-piece anniversary line, including the New Light dress ($...
  • Bombings hit Indian city but fail to stop massive political rally

    Bombings hit Indian city but fail to stop massive political rally
    NEW DELHI -- Several small bombs killed five people and wounded 98 Sunday in the northern Indian city of Patna, officials said, hours before the main opposition candidate for prime minister was due to address a massive political rally. After seven...
  • Sebastian Vettel wins fourth consecutive Formula One title

    Sebastian Vettel wins fourth consecutive Formula One title
    GREATER NOIDA, India — Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel claimed his fourth straight Formula One championship Sunday after turning in a trademark clinical performance to win the Indian Grand Prix. Starting from pole, Vettel dominated the Buddh...
  • Review: 'Blood Brother,' equipped with love, confronts AIDS in India

    Review: 'Blood Brother,' equipped with love, confronts AIDS in India
    (This post has been updated. See below.) Director Steve Hoover's documentary feature debut, "Blood Brother," is an uncomplicated hagiography of his friend Rocky Braat, a caretaker for HIV-positive orphans in rural India. Nevertheless, the gorgeously...
  • Obama, Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif meet at White House

    Obama, Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif meet at White House
    WASHINGTON — President Obama and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif sought to strengthen their countries' fragile relationship with a two-hour Oval Office meeting Wednesday that touched on sensitive subjects, including U.S. drone strikes,...
  • At Hindu dance festival in Anaheim, an all-night celebration

    At Hindu dance festival in Anaheim, an all-night celebration
    Pratik Vyas and his friends hit the dance floor early; they carried a roll of bandaging tape for the long night that lay ahead. For Navratri, an annual Hindu dance festival celebrating the triumph of good over evil, it is best to come prepared....
  • India's Zee Group taps Eric Sherman to oversee Veria Living

    India's Zee Group taps Eric Sherman to oversee Veria Living
    Indian media giant Zee Group has tapped former Viacom executive Eric Sherman as chief executive of Veria Living, its U.S. media unit that focuses on health and wellness content. Sherman, whose résumé also includes a stint as manager of Aerosmith...
  • Indians arrest 35 aboard U.S.-owned vessel reportedly carrying weapons

    Indians arrest 35 aboard U.S.-owned vessel reportedly carrying weapons
    NEW DELHI -- Indian police say they arrested 35 people aboard a U.S.-owned ship Friday and charged them with entering India’s waters with a large cache of weapons, in a case that spotlights largely unregulated security contractors operating on the...
  • Modern-day slavery persists the world over

    Modern-day slavery persists the world over
    NEW DELHI — When Savita Debnath was 14, two unknown men came to her impoverished village in eastern India, promising her a job cleaning houses for $40 a month in nearby Kolkata. When she got there, agents forced her onto a train to New Delhi and...