Ubiquitous in immigrant households, the cookie tin might be a more apt metaphor for our journeys than the melting pot.
Desde 2016, cada vez más familias de la región de Haryana, tradicionalmente conservadora, envían a sus hijas a programas de formación con la esperanza de que puedan volver a casa convertidas en pehelwan: luchadoras profesionales de competición.
Also, train service resumes near India’s crash site.
The restoration of service could help more families reach the area to identify the dead. Officials said about 100 victims were still unclaimed.
Train travel in the country has gotten much safer, Friday’s disaster notwithstanding, but the government still puts high-profile projects ahead of basic safety improvements, analysts say.
Officials suggested human error, even sabotage, could have led to the crash that killed 275, as crews raced to restore service and families struggled to reach the site to identify loved ones.
Plus, Beijing is forcing Hong Kong to forget Tiananmen Square.
The sequence of events as three trains collided in one of India’s deadliest rail accidents.
Friday’s crash is remarkable even in a country with a long history of train deaths.
Rescuers searched for victims at the crash site, where two passenger trains and a freight train were involved in what a government report called a “three-way accident.”
Sexual violence against women has become normalized, and all Indian men are complicit.
Also, military tensions in the Arctic.
We may include your response in a June edition of the Asia Pacific Morning Briefing.
Their protest dispersed, female wrestlers who have accused a powerful official of sexual harassment went to the Ganges intending to throw away their Olympic medals.
“The Light at the End of the World,” by Siddhartha Deb, follows truth seekers in a world of conspiracy, intrigue and violence.
The complex is a testament to the prime minister’s power to get things done, but the ceremony also put the nation’s political divisions on display.
He beat some of the world’s top players despite growing up with little access to chess books and not having the same knowledge his rivals possessed.
Investors have again rushed into the conglomerate controlled by Gautam Adani after a panel signaled that the investigation into the company’s finances was getting nowhere.
The animals had been extinct for more than 70 years in the country, which has just begun a program that brought 20 cheetahs from Africa to a wildlife sanctuary.
The physician-author’s new book, “The Covenant of Water,” contains traces of his mother, his cousin and his own medical experience.
“The Offbeat Sari” explores the influence and evolution of the traditional South Asian garment.
An overturn in Karnataka is a morale boost for the beleaguered opposition Congress party. But defeating the B.J.P. nationally remains a long shot.
Once driven largely by superstition, the brutal practice is now often simply a tool to oppress women, in many cases violently.
After a more intimate turn during the pandemic, some wealthy Indian couples are now sparing no expense when it comes to planning their extravagant, multiday celebrations.
The pileup has left visitors from places like Brazil, Colombia, India and Mexico waiting months, even a year or more, to visit family or do business in America.
Also, protests in Georgia and armed villagers in Kashmir.
Also, Scotland’s leader resigns and Air India orders a record 470 planes.
Also, Russian missile attacks in Ukraine and a major deal for Indian women’s cricket.
Also, New Zealand’s next leader and a Lunar New Year travel surge in China.
The invasion of Ukraine, compounding the effects of the pandemic, has contributed to the ascent of a giant that defies easy alignment. It could be the decisive force in a changing global system.
Plus China’s vaccination pivot and the year’s most stylish “people.”
Plus, Iran abolishes the morality police and Russia vows to defy an oil price cap.
Humanity faces a complex knot of seemingly distinct but entangled crises that are causing damage greater than the sum of their individual harms.
Plus India’s growing economy and China’s “zero-Covid” trap.
Pandemic lockdowns, misinformation campaigns, conflicts, climate crises and other problems diverted resources and contributed to the largest backslide in routine immunization in 30 years.
The agreement is a limited measure that is likely to have little impact on global vaccine supply.
The key Ukrainian city lost its last bridge as fighting intensifies.
Plus Hindus try to flee Kashmir and Taipei commemorates Tiananmen Square.
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
Plus lockdowns continue in Shanghai, and India’s community health workers press for a raise.
Over a million female health workers treat India’s most at-risk women and children, for little pay and sometimes at the cost of their own lives.
Plus India bans most wheat exports and South Korea amends surgery laws.
Nearly 15 million more people died during the first two years of the pandemic than would have been expected during normal times, the organization found. The previous count of virus deaths, from countries’ reporting, was six million.