Tag Archives: India

India's top female presenter speaks out on abuse

India's top female news presenter has described how she was sexually abused as a young child, winning praise for speaking out on a subject often regarded as taboo in the…

Climate pact: Battle lines redrawn in the blueprint

Diplomats crafting the blueprint for a worldwide climate rescue deal tendered their 48-page offering, concluding a bitter four-year haggle that seemed often to teeter on the brink of collapse. While…

India army on war footing to rescue survivors as flood toll nears 270

By Sanjeev Miglani & Devika Krishna Kumar CHENNAI, India (Reuters) – The Indian military evacuated more than 2,000 residents stranded in the southern state of Tamil Nadu on Thursday as…

Shorter stretch for Indian prisoners who pass yoga exam

Prison officers in western India have come up with a novel way for convicts to secure early release — master some yoga poses & pass an exam, an official said…

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Obama warns of climate security risks as tough talks begin

US President Barack Obama warned Tuesday that global warming poses imminent security & economic risks, as negotiators embarked on an 11-day race to seal a UN pact aimed at taming…

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France, India to launch global solar alliance

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande & India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Monday launch an international solar alliance aimed at eventually bringing clean & affordable solar energy…

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Obama: US leadership helping global fight on climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Sunday that American leadership was helping make gains in the global fight against climate alter as he tried to reassure world leaders assembling…

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Hamstrung by Congress, Obama tries to clinch climate pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is trying to negotiate a legacy-making climate alter pact this coming week in Paris with one hand tied behind his back. Congress can't even…

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Art program gives Boston's homeless a place to create

BOSTON (AP) — In an elegant church in one of Boston's most chic shopping districts, homeless people from across the city gather once a week to express themselves in ways…

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Britain's Most Popular Search Terms Revealed

Despite England crashing out early, the Rugby World Cup has been revealed as the most-searched item by Yahoo users in the UK this year. The search engine has released a…