A woman who died after being refused a potentially lifesaving abortion even while she was having a miscarriage was told that her repeated pleas could not be granted because Ireland is a Catholic country.
A massive milestone is coming up for the Indian-American community: the country's best-educated, highest-earning ethnic group could be boasting of a supreme court Justice from its distinguished ranks b
Preserving their tradition is very important to the Parsis, especially because of their community's diminishing size. Today, there are only an estimated 140,000 Parsis remaining worldwide, most of them living in India.
As desperate as unemployed Americans are to find work, there are still some jobs that many would never consider applying for because they are seen as too dirty, too demanding or just plain unappealing.
South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal Province, home to about 70 per cent of the country's 1.4 million citizens of Indian-origin, is to erect a monument to commemorate the arrival of the first Indians in 1860 who worked as indentured labourers on sugarcane plantations.
U.S. environmental groups are pressing President Barack Obama's administration to back off a World Trade Organization case against India they say threatens the ability of the world's second most populous country to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Stung by a landmark patent defeat, Western drugmakers will be wary about launching new products in India, but they cannot afford to quit a country tipped to be the world's eighth largest market for medicines by 2016.
It is said that the first group of Indians to be brought to Belize were former Indian soldiers, who were transported for life (exiled) after they rose against the British during the First War of Independence in 1857