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Mumbai confronts drug-resistant tuberculosis strain

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Mumbai confronts drug-resistant tuberculosis strain

Mumbai, India's largest city, is confronting an epidemic of drug-resistant tuberculosis. Independent producer Lauren Rudser brings Worldfocus this signature story on an often overlooked global health issue.

Posted: September 2, 2009 15:54   Comments: 3
India outraged after Bollywood star detained in U.S. airport

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India outraged after Bollywood star detained in U.S. airport

The talk of India is the detention of one the country’s most famous actors -- Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan -- by customs officials at Newark Airport in the U.S. Professor Nitin Govil discusses how the incident has been portrayed and perceived in India, and bloggers share their opinions.

Posted: August 17, 2009 14:47   Comments: 4
World governments try to fast-track H1N1 flu vaccine

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World governments try to fast-track H1N1 flu vaccine

According to the World Health Organization, the H1N1 flu virus has killed just under 1,500 people worldwide. Right now, it is spreading through India's sizeable population. Dr. Martin Blaser of New York University's School of Medicine discusses the risks of the flu pandemic from a global perspective.

Posted: August 13, 2009 13:05   Comments: 0
Curvaceous cartoon heroine banned in India for racy exploits

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Curvaceous cartoon heroine banned in India for racy exploits

Some in India are mourning the passing of Savita Bhabhi, a curvaceous and promiscuous cartoon porn star whose sexual adventures were recently banned by the country's Ministry of Telecommunications. Worldfocus blogger Ben Piven describes how India's people and press have reacted to the ban.

Posted: July 27, 2009 10:32   Comments: 5
Week in review: Afghanistan, Clinton in Asia and Biden

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Week in review: Afghanistan, Clinton in Asia and Biden

Dan Rather of "Dan Rather Reports" and Ian Bremmer of Eurasia Group discuss the week's top stories: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's trip to Asia, the escalating war in Afghanistan and Vice President Joe Biden's trip to Ukraine and Georgia.

Posted: July 24, 2009 15:17   Comments: 3
Great power overdrive, from Beijing to Moscow to Delhi

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Great power overdrive, from Beijing to Moscow to Delhi

The Obama administration has been in overdrive building America's pivotal power relationships with China, Russia and now India, writes Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian. But it's one thing to build these relationships -- and it is another for them to work.

Posted: July 23, 2009 09:34   Comments: 0
Clinton touts prospects for U.S.-India relations

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Clinton touts prospects for U.S.-India relations

On a visit to India, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton touted the prospects for strengthening U.S.-India relations. The two countries struck a deal on nuclear power reactors, but India once again resisted American efforts to limit carbon emissions. Amit Pandya of the The Stimson Center discusses the state of U.S.-Indian relations.

Posted: July 20, 2009 14:47   Comments: 2
Week in review: Afghanistan, human rights and Clinton

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Week in review: Afghanistan, human rights and Clinton

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Carla Robbins of The New York Times discuss the week's top stories: The escalating war -- and increasing casualties -- in Afghanistan, the U.S. commitment to human rights abroad and Hillary Clinton's role in U.S. foreign policy.

Posted: July 17, 2009 12:20   Comments: 5
Tibetan refugees seek livelihoods in Ladakh, India

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Tibetan refugees seek livelihoods in Ladakh, India

A vibrant and enterprising community of Tibetans lives in Ladakh, the easternmost area of the contested state of Jammu and Kashmir. Thousands of essentially stateless Tibetans have migrated westward to Ladakh since Chinese forces conquered Tibet in 1959.

Posted: July 15, 2009 08:59   Comments: 4
Naxalite rebellion menaces the heart of India

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Naxalite rebellion menaces the heart of India

Anasuya Ray is a researcher for an NGO based in Pune, India. She writes about her recent fieldwork in India’s tribal belt, where grinding poverty and malnutrition are driving villagers to support the Naxalites, a rebel group seeking to overthrow the government.

Posted: July 9, 2009 17:27   Comments: 2

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