Arunachalam Murugananthan is known as India's pad man. Breaking a strict taboo in India's tradition-bound society, Murugananthan worked to perfect an affordable sanitary pad in hope of starting a movement to help women in the developing world. Special correspondent Sam…
A misunderstanding with a stranger on a train -- and the conversation that ensued -- shaped Julie Martin's future business.
By PBS NewsHour
In Delhi, India, the capital of the world's fastest growing economy, there's a towering symbol of the environmental cost of development: tons of festering, toxic trash, piled up 10 stories high, with more and more added every day. Efforts have…
Students at the Institute of Management Studies play with colors to celebrate Holi, on March 9, in Noida, India. Holi is a Hindu spring festival in India and Nepal, also known as the "festival of colors" or the "festival of…
By News Desk
Boys fight for the ball during their soccer practice at a park in Mumbai, India on March 2, 2017.
By Joshua Barajas, Erica R. Hendry and Iman Smith
Here are five important stories that (largely) sidestep the president's every move.
By PBS NewsHour
Delhi now outranks Beijing as the world's most polluted city. Carbon dioxide, ozone and fine carbon particles get trapped over India's capital, mostly due to dirty fuels, causing long-term health consequences such as lung and heart disease. Special correspondent Fred…
By Vikram Mansharamani
Nov. 8 will be remembered in India for a long time to come. In a televised speech to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that cash notes representing 86 percent of the country’s circulating currency would no longer be…
By Kamala Kelkar
Emergency responders continued to dig through the carnage of a train wreck in Northern India on Sunday that killed more than 100 people.
By Michael D. Regan
Millions of Indians crowded attempted to exchange 500- and 1000- rupee notes after the country's prime minister declared them defunct this week.
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