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Aug 20, 2014

Derek Jeter's original hit that tied Honus Wagner for sixth all time now ruled an error

Remember when Derek Jeter tied Honus Wagner for sixth place on the all-time hits list with an infield single against Cleveland on Aug. 8? Well, turns out it never happened. Major League Baseball -- in the person of Joe Torre, Jeter's former manager w... #Derek Jeter #New York Yankees #Joe Torre #Honus Wagner #Major League Baseball #Trevor Bauer

Aug 17, 2014

Thousands flock to India Day Parade in Manhattan

New Yorkers celebrating India's independence from the British Empire in 1947 danced down Manhattan's Madison Avenue Sunday on elaborate floats, with two-sided drums and in vividly colored saris. "It's a way of saluting those who lost their lives" in ... #India #Mahatma Gandhi #Bollywood #Coney Island, NY #One World Trade Center

Aug 19, 2014

Indian women on death row for killing children launch last-ditch appeal

Renuka Shinde and Seema Gavit are set to become first women executed in post-independence India Two Indian women on death row for murdering five children have lodged a last-ditch appeal after the president rejected their mercy plea, clearing the way ... #India #Mahatma Gandhi #Bollywood #Coney Island, NY #One World Trade Center

Aug 12, 2014

Filler: Genocide is worse than territorial war

Is it odd that many of us look at killing for land or power so differently from killing out of hate? The reality is that the people who control land control it because they took it, by force of arms or politics. That's why the American Indians no lon... #Israel #Syria #Iraq #Europe #North America #Middle East #Barack Obama #South America

Aug 08, 2014

The Hundred-Foot Journey first look review romance on the menu

Helen Mirren and Om Puri do their best to spice up a predictable restaurant-based culture clash A snobby French restaurateur. An Indian chef who cooks with spices from his dead mother. A cute French waif who rides a bicycle through idyllic rural Fran... #Oprah Winfrey #Steven Spielberg #Om Puri #Helen Mirren

Jul 29, 2014

Madagascar billed as surfing paradise

(AP) -- Itching to catch a wave? Try Madagascar. The island nation in the Indian Ocean has become the 86th member of the International Surfing Association as part of a drive to promote the sport in Africa, the California-based association said. Madag... #Madagascar #California #Australia #Africa #Namibia #Senegal

Aug 20, 2014

Man who popularised yoga dies in India aged 95

INDIAN yoga guru BKS Iyengar, who helped popularise yoga around the world and wrote 14 books on the subject, has died aged 95. Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar's death was reported on his website as well as by major Indian TV stations, which ... #India #Europe #Aldous Huxley #Yehudi Menuhin

Aug 18, 2014

India prepares to carry out first ever hanging of women convicts

India is confronting the prospect of hanging two sisters convicted of abducting and murdering young children – the first time it would have used the death sentence against women. Renuka Shinde, 41, and 36-year-old Seema Gavit were convicted in 2001 o... #India #New Delhi #Pranab Mukherjee #Ajmal Kasab

Aug 14, 2014

Don't Worry, Water Is Supposed To Catch Fire, Republican Says

"If you go back in history and look at how the Indians traveled, they traveled to the 'burning waters,' and that was methane in the water, and that was for warmth in the wintertime," Colorado state senator Randy Baumgardner (R) told a conservative ac... #Denver, CO #Barack Obama #Colorado #Environmental Protection Agency #Michael Bloomberg #John Hickenlooper

Aug 13, 2014

Coroner bows to pressure over witnesses into mother's death

A CORONER has bowed to pressure and offered to almost treble the number of witnesses for an inquest into the death of a woman who died days after giving birth. Dhara Kivlehan, 28 and originally from India, died from multi-organ failure in Belfast's R... #India #Belfast #Northern Ireland #Savita Halappanavar