| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Most Hollywood animated movies feature stars well-known to U.S. audiences. But when Disney opens its 3-D film “Planes” on Friday, it will include a voice unfamiliar to filmgoers on this side of the world: Priyanka Chopra.
The Bollywood star,...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:23 PM
How much would you pay for the perfect profile picture?
In India, young Facebook users are reportedly paying thousands of dollars for plastic surgeries solely for the purpose of improving the way they look on Facebook and other social networks.
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:19 AM
NEW DELHI -- Five Indian soldiers were killed Tuesday morning in divided Kashmir, along the de facto border between India and Pakistan, by men dressed in Pakistani military uniforms, Indian officials said, an attack that could undermine efforts by the two...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:19 AM
NEW DELHI -- The death toll from sectarian violence in India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state increased to 31 Monday as police locked down the area and the prime minister called for calm.
A curfew has been imposed, about 13,000 security officers...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Tumblr has tapped into parents, and some Facebook users are going to great lengths to get the perfect profile picture.
Moms are joining Tumblr: Since Tumblr was bought by Yahoo, users have created 14 million new blogs. It seems many of those users...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:49 AM
NEW DELHI – The principal at an Indian primary school where 23 children died last week after eating free lunches contaminated with pesticide was arrested Wednesday on murder and criminal conspiracy charges after eight days on the run.
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Longer than three hours, it's more marathon than sprint, but director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's epic "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" (Run, Milkha, Run) — about India's legendary track-and-field star Milkha Singh, nicknamed "The Flying Sikh" — is often an...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:26 AM
NEW DELHI -- It’s a battle of dueling concerts performed in a divided land.
On Saturday, the Bavarian State Orchestra, conducted by Zubin Mehta, is to give a high-profile performance in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir. The concert,...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 2:38 PM
WASHINGTON – The official who investigates potential misdeeds at the Department of Homeland Security is under investigation by a Senate oversight panel for allegations of nepotism, abusing his position and covering up details from the Secret Service...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 8:55 AM
CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- President Obama walked in the steps of Nelson Mandela on Sunday as he visited the lime quarry where the civil rights icon once hunched in backbreaking work and the spare cell where he spent 18 years confined for fighting...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:00 AM
By Kari Howard
I was introduced to one of this week’s bands, Balmorhea, in a video for a song called “Pyrakantha.” If I needed an excuse, the short film made me fall in love with Los Angeles again.
Showing a skateboarder making his...