• A Brief Look at the Bees

    A Brief Look at the Bees July 2010 -

  • All Those Records on Mt. Everest

    All Those Records on Mt. Everest July 2010 - Just hours before 13-year-old Jordan Romero, a U.S. citizen, became the youngest person ever to reach the top of Mount Everest, the world’s highest mountain, 16-year-old Arjun Vajpai became the youngest Indian to achieve tha

  • Raman Scanners to Aid Drug Busts

    Raman Scanners to Aid Drug Busts June 2010 - Inspector Raman costs $1500, but the good news for police squads is that this inspector requires just one payment, not multiple paychecks.

  • India Calls, Shanghai to Chengdu

    India Calls, Shanghai to Chengdu June 2010 - At the 2010 Shanghai Expo, now in progress, there’s an Indian pavilion that highlights diverse aspects of Indian culture through a ‘Cities of Harmony’ theme.

  • A Gold-plated Controversy

    A Gold-plated Controversy June 2010 - Over 440 pounds of gold would be needed to gold-plate the walls of the temple’s sanctum sanctorum, which occupies 10,000 square feet.

  • Harvard's Indian Connection

    Harvard's Indian Connection June 2010 - Two scholars who grew up in India have made history at Harvard, one of the world’s most prestigious universities.

  • A Taste of the Raj

    A Taste of the Raj June 2010 - Speaking of Britain, the Raj has returned—or rather, the East India Company is back.

  • Bollygarchs Hail Britannia

    Bollygarchs Hail Britannia June 2010 - Just like Russian oligarchs, there are superrich Indians—how about Bollygarchs?—who own properties in Britain, where they enjoy living royally as 21st-century aristocrats.

  • Japan's Love Affair with Curry

    Japan's Love Affair with Curry June 2010 - The notorious Wakayama Curry Murder case has nothing to do with Japan’s affinity for curry. A survey in 2005 found that the Japanese eat curry 125 times a year, making it one of their most favorite dishes.

  • Questioning Amitav Ghosh's Prize

    Questioning Amitav Ghosh's Prize June 2010 - Another kind of controversy involves the Dan David Prize, conferred this year on authors Amitav Ghosh and Margaret Atwood. Worth $1 million, it is jointly sponsored by Israel’s Dan David Foundation and Tel Aviv University.






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