Heavy rains have washed away towns, villages and infrastructure, as extreme weather events become more common in South Asia.
Más de un millón de trabajadoras de la salud tratan a las mujeres y los niños en mayor riesgo de la India, por poco dinero y, a veces, a costa de sus propias vidas.
Tanto en India como en el borrador del fallo Roe v. Wade en Estados Unidos, todavía ocupa un lugar preponderante un juez inglés que escribió que las mujeres estaban obligadas por contrato a los maridos.
The ban in Bihar State, championed by local women, was aimed at tackling alcoholism and domestic violence. But a drinking scene has sprung up across the border in Nepal.
It is difficult to catch Asian elephants responding to deaths of herd members in the wild, but online videos helped researchers observe the behavior.
Plus lockdowns continue in Shanghai, and India’s community health workers press for a raise.
In India, weeks of 100-degree heat have become just another everyday climate anomaly.
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.
He single-handedly elevated a 100-string instrument little known outside Kashmir into a prominent component of Hindustani classical music.
Plus India bans most wheat exports and South Korea amends surgery laws.
The ban could compound a worldwide shortfall worsened by the war in Ukraine and exacerbate an already dire forecast for global hunger.
Officials said that at least 27 people had been killed, most of them assembly line workers, and that the toll could rise.
Mayor Eric Garcetti’s political future is unclear after a Senate report determined that he “more likely than not” knew about sexual harassment accusations against a top aide.
Plus uncertainty about China’s wheat harvest and religious violence in India.
The law has been used to quash dissent and is not in tune with the times, the court said. Its action does not overturn the law, though, only Parliament can do that.
As a national campaign by right-wing groups inflames local tensions, Muslim communities are facing the harshest punishments, according to activists, analysts and retired officials.
A parade of emissaries have urged a harder line on Russia. But India’s political neutrality over the war in Ukraine has expanded into economic opportunism.
He was the Cecil Beaton of New York City’s demimonde during the AIDS years, making elegant portraits of Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and Madonna.
Failing to recognize this underserves Black English speakers.
Temperatures are soaring across South Asia, testing dangerous thresholds. How much is climate change to blame? It’s becoming an ‘obsolete question,’ one scientist says.
Plus a U.S. push for Ukraine funds and extreme heat in India and Pakistan.
The Indian subcontinent has recorded above-average temperatures for weeks. Heat-related weather watches or alerts are now in effect for hundreds of millions of people.
Two of the 11 killed were children, and more than a dozen people were hurt as they fell or jumped from the vehicle, which was being pulled by devotees at a Hindu religious festival in southern India.
The Indian prime minister aims to ease decades of turmoil in Jammu and Kashmir through projects like a solar plant.
Five states in India, with nearly 300 million people, are voting in local elections this month that will also give a broader sense of India’s political direction and mood.
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Debido a los aumentos repentinos en esas regiones, y en Europa del Este, el número promedio de nuevos casos diarios ha superado los 800.000 durante más de una semana.
Led by surges in the two hotspots and Eastern Europe, the average number of new daily cases has exceeded 800,000 for more than a week.
After his parents fell seriously ill with Covid-19, Ajay Koli went on a desperate hunt for oxygen and medical care.
President Biden’s new pledge to cut emissions at least 50 percent below 2005 levels by 2030 is one of the more aggressive near-term targets among advanced economies.
Crosscurrents of religion and culture shaped this stunningly detailed portrait of the 17th-century Mughal emperor who built the Taj Mahal.
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Indian immigrants from Dalit backgrounds are rising up against caste discrimination at their workplaces in the United States.
On Wednesday, the storm made landfall on India’s eastern coast with wind speeds between 100 and 115 miles per hour.
A detailed map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with charts and tables of the number of cases and deaths.
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Drawn to an instrument that sounded exotic to him, he became one of the most prominent classical musicians in India.
India’s own members of Parliament have been kept out of the locked-down region for months, as have journalists and an American senator.
Through his newspaper columns and cookbooks, Mr. Kalra became a pioneer in Indian food writing and put the spotlight on little known chefs.
In a remote Himalayan town in northern India, a women’s ice hockey team comes together.
India’s second-largest airline is out of cash and operating just nine planes. The outlook for a rescue is grim.