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Articles by Palash Ghosh
Bill Gates Flouts Custom In South Korea When Meeting President
April 23 2013 10:23 AM
An informal, one-handed greeting is considered rude in South Korea.
The North Korean Spy Who Came In From The Cold
April 23 2013 7:12 AM
During her spy career for the North Korean regime, she blew up a South Korean airliner which killed 115 people.
Shakuntala Devi: Indian Math Genius And ‘Human Computer’ Dies
April 22 2013 12:30 PM
Devi -- who, amazingly, had no formal education -- displayed her amazing computational powers.
Be Fruitful and Multiply - Iran's Population Program
April 22 2013 10:38 AM
The new policy dramatically reverses a birth control program the government introduced in the early 1990s. But will it work?
Amtrak Suspends New York-Boston Routes Indefinitely As Manhunt For Marathon Bomber Continues
April 19 2013 3:53 PM
Service between Boston and New York will only be restored after Amtrak receives permission from law enforcement authorities.
The Little-Known Global Diaspora Of Chechen Refugees
April 19 2013 2:49 PM
The Boston bombing suspects' Chechen origins have turned the spotlight on a small community. Fewer than 1,000 live in the U.S.
Boston Marathon Hero Underlines Growing Influence Of Indian Doctors In US
April 19 2013 1:21 PM
While Indians account for less than 1 percent of the total U.S. population, they represent about 9 percent of all the country’s physicians.
Tsarnaev's Father Claims Sons Were ‘Framed’
April 19 2013 12:14 PM
Dzhokhar, 19, remains at large and is now the target of huge police manhunt in the Boston area.
World’s Oldest Man Is A Symbol Of Japan’s Aging Society
April 19 2013 10:55 AM
Kimura is not only the oldest person in the world; he is also believed to be the longest-lived human being in recorded history.
A New Bronx Tale: Bangladeshis Growing Borough Presence Creates Hope And Conflict
April 19 2013 6:02 AM
More than 8,000 Bangladeshis now call the Bronx, a borough of New York City, home.
President’s Speech In Boston Cathedral [FULL TEXT]
April 18 2013 4:39 PM
U.S. President Barack Obama spoke at an interfaith gathering at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston’s South End.