School on a Bus Brings Classes to Hyderabad Slums
On a hot afternoon, a bright orange bus drives into a slum area of Hyderabad, parking amidst shelters made of tarpaulins and bits of wood. Barefoot children come running, eyes shining, and troop inside.
Michael Jackson Doctor Guilty of Manslaughter
Michael Jackson's personal doctor was found guilty on Monday of involuntary manslaughter in the singer's death following a six-week trial that captivated Jackson fans around the world.
Williams Apologises in Person For Racist Comment - Woods
American Tiger Woods had a face-to-face meeting with his former caddie Steve Williams in Sydney on Tuesday at which the New Zealander apologised for a racist comment he made last week.
Gold Steady on Mounting Italy Debt Worry
Gold prices hovered above $1,790 on Tuesday, after soaring more than 2 percent in the previous session, supported by safe haven demand as Italy took center stage in the euro zone debt crisis.
Kingfisher to Cancel 31 Flights Daily Till Nov 19: Report
India's No. 2 carrier Kingfisher Airlines, controlled by liquor baron Vijay Mallya, plans to cancel 31 flights daily till Nov 19, including four international flights to Bangkok, the Mint newspaper reported, citing an unnamed airline official.
Markets Give Up Hopes For Lasting Euro Zone Solution
After another week of confusion and turmoil in Europe, investors are ditching whatever hopes they once had for a conclusive solution to the debt crisis.
Greece Seals Sketchy Coalition Deal Under EU Pressure
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou sealed a deal with the opposition on a crisis coalition to approve an international bailout, but details remain thin despite an EU ultimatum for Athens to get serious about tackling its huge problems.
Gold Rises 1% amid Jitters on Greece and Italy
Gold prices gained nearly 1 percent on Monday after Greece's politicians sealed a deal to form a coalition government, while continued uncertainty about resolving the zone's debt crisis supported safe-haven demand in bullion.
Die-Hard Fan Builds Shrine to Shah Rukh Khan
Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan has a legion of fans all over the world, but not many will be able to beat Vishal Singh's obsession with the star.
Reporter Delves Into World of Mumbai Dance Bars
Determined to reveal the India behind the glitz and glamour of its economic boom, Sonia Faleiro spent five years immersed in the brothels of Mumbai - befriending bar dancers, transsexuals and policemen.
SBI Says May See Service Disruption On Staff Strike Next Week
A bank officers' body has served a notice to State Bank of India for a two-day nationwide strike, which could hit customer service at its branches on Tuesday and Wednesday, the bank said in a notice in the Economic Times newspaper.
Bharti Airtel Net Down 38%, Falls More Than Expected
India's top mobile phone carrier Bharti Airtel on Friday reported a bigger-than-expected 38 percent fall in fiscal second-quarter profit, its seventh straight quarterly profit drop, hit by higher interest costs and foreign exchange losses.
Kim Kardashian Denies Profiting from TV Wedding
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian on Tuesday dismissed reports that she profited from her televised wedding to Kris Humphries, only one day after filing for divorce from the basketball player.
Microsoft Software Bug Linked to 'Duqu' Virus
Microsoft Corp. said hackers exploited a previously unknown bug in its Windows operating system to infect computers with the Duqu virus, which some security experts say could be the next big cyber threat.
Sony Slashes Annual Operating Profit f'cast by 90 pct
Sony Corp on Wednesday slashed its full-year operating profit outlook by 90 percent to its lowest level in three years as Thai floods disrupt camera production at the Japanese company, which is already struggling with a soaring yen and sluggish television sales in the U.S. and Europe.
Weak India Performance Weighs on StanChart Results
Standard Chartered Plc said on Wednesday that operating profit before tax in the first nine months grew at a double-digit rate, helped by a strong showing in markets including Hong Kong and putting it in line for a ninth straight year of record earnings.
Tough Decisions Needed to Tackle Euro Zone Crisis: PM
Difficult decisions must be taken swiftly to address economic challenges in Europe and elsewhere, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said in a statement before leaving for the two-day Group of 20 leaders' summit in France starting on Thursday.
Jackpot for Office Worker on Kaun Banega Crorepati
Sushil Kumar's win this week drew comparisons with the plot of 2008 Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire and, like its fictional protagonist Jamal, the 27-year-old also watched the TV show as an escape from penury.
Wall St, Finishing Flat, Posts 4 Weeks of Gains
U.S. stocks closed out a fourth week of gains in quiet fashion on Friday, edging higher as the market took a breather after rallying 3 percent on Europe's deal to stem its debt crisis.
Wife-sharing Haunts Indian Villages as Girls Decline
When Munni arrived in this fertile, sugarcane-growing region of north India as a young bride years ago, little did she imagine she would be forced into having sex and bearing children with her husband's two brothers who had failed to find wives.
Man's 4-day Survival Lifts Broken Turkish Hearts
The rescue of a man buried under rubble for more than 100 hours cheered grief-stricken survivors of the massive earthquake in southeast Turkey, as thousands endured a fifth freezing, wet night without a roof over their heads.
F1 Glamour Show Roars Into Town for India Grand Prix
The capital is set to get a taste of F1 glitz and glamour this weekend as India hosts its first Formula One Grand Prix, with parties and events featuring global A-listers organised in New Delhi.
RIM Sets up Facility in India to Help With Surveillance - WSJ
Research In Motion has set up a facility in Mumbai to help the Indian government carry out lawful surveillance of its BlackBerry services, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter.
Google Paid $151 Million for Zagat: Filing
Google Inc paid $151 million in cash to acquire popular restaurant review guide Zagat in September, the Internet company said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday.
Gaddafi Son Wants to Surrender to ICC, Says NTC
Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, who once vowed to die fighting on Libyan soil, now wants to face international justice instead and avoid any chance of meeting the same grisly end as his father, Libyan officials said.
Infosys Seeks Acquisitions Worth up to $700M
Infosys Ltd, India's No.2 software services exporter, is looking for acquisitions worth up to $700 million, Infosys' Executive Co-Chairman Kris Gopalakrishnan said on Thursday.
India Ease to Another Win Over Struggling England
Fast bowler Varun Aaron picked up three wickets on his debut as India stayed on course to whitewash England in the one-day international series by cruising to a six-wicket victory in the fourth match on Sunday.
MotoGP Rider Simoncelli Dies After Crash
Italian MotoGP rider Marco Simoncelli died after a horrific crash at the Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang on Sunday, completing a harrowing week for motorsport after British IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon lost his life last weekend.
Saadi Gaddafi Outraged by Killing of His Father - Lawyer
Muammar Gaddafi's son Saadi is shocked and outraged by the vicious brutality shown towards his father and brother Mo'tassim and said it showed no one connected to the former government would receive a fair trial in Libya, Saadi's lawyer said on Sunday.
Turkey Quake Death Toll Reaches Over 200, Set to Rise
More than 200 people were confirmed killed and hundreds more feared dead on Monday after an earthquake hit parts of southeast Turkey, with rescue teams working until morning to free survivors crying out for help from under rubble.