India Crowns First Transgender Beauty Queen

World | Grace Carr
TransQueen 2017 India Pageant (Youtube screenshot/Anweshanam)

‘Step to empower and support gifted young transgender women’

Prominent Muslim Leaders Reject Instant Divorce Ruling

World | Joshua Gill
Muslim girls attend a yoga lesson at a school ahead of International Yoga Day in Ahmedabad, India, June 15, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTS17757

‘We will never compromise’

Trump's "Tight Slap" To Pakistan Cheers India

Opinion | David Cohen
U.S. President Donald Trump announces his strategy for the war in Afghanistan during an address from Fort Myer, Virginia, U.S., August 21, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

No previous commander-in-chief had delivered this message forcefully as Trump did.

India Outlaws Antiquated Instant Divorce Practice

World | Joshua Gill
Farha Faiz, a lawyer, speaks with the media after a verdict for the controversial Muslim quick divorce law outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi, India August 22, 2017. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi - RTS1CROX

‘Liberate many Muslim women’

India Is Getting Its First Shipment Of US Oil And Everyone Is Celebrating

Energy | Tim Pearce
An oil tanker ship seen in Kyaukphyu river near Made island outside Kyaukphyu

The shipment is worth around $100 million

River Pollution Causes Dogs To Turn Blue

World | Gabrielle Okun
Stray dogs turn blue due to pollutants leaked from a nearby industrial plant/ PressTV News via Youtube/ Screenshot

‘Future pollution level will be under control’

Elephant Murdered 15 People, Finally Killed Just Before World Elephant Day

World | Grace Carr
Elephant chases police car. (Youtube screenshot/Kruger Sightings)

‘It was a dangerous operation’

30 Children Die After Hospital Falls Past Due On Oxygen Bill

World | Saagar Enjeti
Children play a game on a mobile phone at slum area in New Delhi, India July 4, 2017. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi - RTX3A0MM

Bulk of the dead children were patients in the neonatal ward

Study Claims 60K Farmers Commit Suicide Because Of Global Warming

Energy | Chris White
Hundreds of environmentalists arrange their bodies to form a message of hope and peace in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, December 6, 2015, as the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) continues at Le Bourget near the French capital. (Photo: REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo)

‘We will see a rising number of lives lost’

India Gives $10 Billion Dollar Green Energy Fund To Coal

Energy | Andrew Follett
Investor pay for build solar farm (Shutterstock/pixbox77)

‘Basically, the fund is now dead wood’

Indian Residents Celebrate 'Trump Village' After Officials Said They Couldn't

World | Grace Carr
Indian villagers cheering new Trump name, (Youtube screenshot/Ruptly TV)

‘Our Trump Village Will Be Clean!’

Indian Firm Wants Women To Take Off Work During Their Periods

World | Grace Carr
Tampons for females. (Youtube screenshot/Bri's Girl Help)

‘This is a part of life’

US Scores Third On 'Selfie Deaths' List

World | Grace Carr
People take selfies with Carrie Lam, chief executive-elect, a day after she was elected in Hong Kong, China March 27, 2017.REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A steep price to pay for looking pretty

Hindu Disciples Put Dead Guru In Freezer, Because He's Just Meditating

World | Joshua Gill
Ashutosh Maharaj (Gur Sewak/ Youtube Screen Shot 2017-07-05 at 4.18.20 PM)

‘Protect his body until he returns’

Indian PM's Historic Trip To Israel: Great For Both Countries--And The U.S.

Opinion | David Cohen

The U.S., like Israel, will soon come to appreciate its natural alliance with the world’s largest democracy.

Indian Airline Orders 100 New American Planes

Business | Jake Rennie
Photo: Reuters

SpiceJet orders $22 billion worth of Boeing Aircraft

Rogue Mobs Of 'Cow Vigilantes' Are Killing Beef Eaters In India

World | Anders Hagstrom
A cow on a dairy farm: REUTERS/Mathieu Belanger

‘Not something Mahatma Gandhi would have approved’