The Commonwealth Games, hosted in New Delhi, have seen a string of embarrassing issues that could rub some of the sheen off this emerging world power.
US law firms are outsourcing to India their legal writing and editing. Although they need training, Indian editors are more still less costly than Americans.
Britain and Australia issued travel warnings on visiting the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Delhi, after two Taiwanese tourists were shot Sunday.
Indian military leaders on Wednesday drew up a new security strategy to quell Kashmir violence, while politicians agreed to send a fact-finding delegation to the region.
Kashmir protests broke out today after local news reported that the Quran had been desecrated in the United States.
In India, a former orphan teaches traditional Indian art to the underprivileged and those with physical and learning disabilities.
The world’s third-largest maker of wind turbines is accused again of cheating tribal people to set up wind farms in India, highlighting the pitfalls of carbon-offset projects in developing countries.
Officials in Mumbai ask that statues thrown into rivers for a festival worshipping elephant god Ganesh be made out of clay, not plaster of Paris, to protect the waterway.
Pakistan floods have already affected as many as 12 million people and destroyed or damaged more than 600,000 homes, say Pakistani officials. That's already worse than the 2005 earthquake, but monsoon season is only half over.
WikiLeaks has unleashed a barrage of criticism against Pakistan's spy agency, with the United States and Britain now joining India in calling for Islamabad to break all ties with the Taliban and terrorist groups. Pakistan continues to dismiss WikiLeaks.