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Cancer Patient Who Sparked Touching Social Media Campaign Dies

Cancer Patient Who Sparked Touching Social Media Campaign Dies

A 22-year-old California man with terminal cancer, who inspired a social media campaign encouraging others to show gratitude for their lives by enjoying a sunset, died May 16,…

Shoot-out in Mumbai Film City rattles Bollywood

Shoot-out in Mumbai Film City rattles Bollywood

In a real life shoot-out, a Bollywood security contractor was shot and critically injured inside the Film City in Goregaon East here on Friday, barely a few metres…

COMMUNITY

From India’s Deccan Plateau, the riches and costs of empire

From India’s Deccan Plateau, the riches and costs of empire

NEW YORK — Elihu Yale, the enterprising and corrupt colonial governor who gave a modest…

Adnan Syed Wins Chance To Call Alibi Witness In 2000 Murder Case

Adnan Syed Wins Chance To Call Alibi Witness In 2000 Murder Case

Adnan Syed, the Baltimore man whose murder trial was profiled in the podcast “Serial,” will seek…

Philadelphia Filmmaker Dies After Head Injury In Bicycle Accident

Philadelphia Filmmaker Dies After Head Injury In Bicycle Accident

A 26-year-old filmmaker who was killed in a bicycle accident in Philadelphia earlier this month…

Convenience Store Clerk Shot Dead In Florida In Attempted Robbery

Convenience Store Clerk Shot Dead In Florida In Attempted Robbery

A 29-year-old convenience store clerk was shot dead by a teenager in an apparent robbery…

INDIA

From India’s Deccan Plateau, the riches and costs of empire

From India’s Deccan Plateau, the riches and costs of empire

NEW YORK — Elihu Yale, the enterprising and corrupt colonial governor who gave a modest bequest and lent his name to Yale College, made much of his wealth…

Shoot-out in Mumbai Film City rattles Bollywood

Shoot-out in Mumbai Film City rattles Bollywood

In a real life shoot-out, a Bollywood security contractor was shot and critically injured inside the Film City in Goregaon East here on Friday, barely a few metres…

Jayalalithaa to be sworn in as CM for fifth time on Saturday

Jayalalithaa to be sworn in as CM for fifth time on Saturday

Chennai, May 22 (IANS) AIADMK leader J. Jayalalithaa will be sworn-in as chief minister of Tamil Nadu for the fifth time on Saturday, within less than a fortnight…

CRIME

Adnan Syed Wins Chance To Call Alibi Witness In 2000 Murder Case

Adnan Syed Wins Chance To Call Alibi Witness In 2000 Murder Case

Adnan Syed, the Baltimore man whose murder trial was profiled in the podcast “Serial,” will seek to call an alibi witness who…

U.S. AFFAIRS

Obama Names Yale Professor to Key Administration Post

President Obama has nominated a Yale professor as a member of the National Council on Humanities. The nomination of Akhil Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science…

INDIA

From India’s Deccan Plateau, the riches and costs of empire

NEW YORK — Elihu Yale, the enterprising and corrupt colonial governor who gave a modest bequest and lent his name to Yale College, made much of his…

POLITICS

Jayalalithaa to be sworn in as CM for fifth time on Saturday

Chennai, May 22 (IANS) AIADMK leader J. Jayalalithaa will be sworn-in as chief minister of Tamil Nadu for the fifth time on Saturday, within less than a…

SOUTH ASIA

Why the U.S. chooses to believe Pakistan, despite doubts

Why do allies sometimes pretend to believe one another’s lies? There are good reasons and bad, as new evidence about the U.S. relationship with Pakistan demonstrates. Throughout…

COMMUNITY

From India’s Deccan Plateau, the riches and costs of empire

NEW YORK — Elihu Yale, the enterprising and corrupt colonial governor who gave a modest bequest and lent his name to Yale College, made much of his…

ENTERTAINMENT

‘Tanu Weds Manu’ s is the cinematic equivalent of a car wreck

Director Aanand L Rai seems to believe in the adage “Well begun is half done.” With both “Tanu Weds Manu” (2011) and its sequel, Rai starts with…

LIFESTYLE

From India’s Deccan Plateau, the riches and costs of empire

NEW YORK — Elihu Yale, the enterprising and corrupt colonial governor who gave a modest bequest and lent his name to Yale College, made much of his…

CINEMA

‘Tanu Weds Manu’ s is the cinematic equivalent of a car wreck

Director Aanand L Rai seems to believe in the adage “Well begun is half done.” With both “Tanu Weds Manu” (2011) and its sequel, Rai starts with…