india http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20890/all en Winter packs wallop in Asia, Europe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120107/snow-slams-austria-pakistan <p> The risk of avalanche is extreme as more snow is forecast in the coming days.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120107/snow-slams-austria-pakistan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Austria avalanche Climate Change india Kashmir pakistan snow Weather Asia-Pacific Europe India Pakistan Sat, 07 Jan 2012 22:20:09 +0000 David Trifunov 5686345 at http://www.globalpost.com Starbucks to open 50 stores in India by end-2012 through joint venture with Tata http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/emerging-markets/120130/starbucks-open-50-stores-india-end-2012-through- <p> Starbuck&#39;s market entry comes at time when coffee outlets are enjoying increasing popularity in India, as a growing middle class embraces western-style caf&eacute; culture taking to buying espressos and cappuccinos. &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/emerging-markets/120130/starbucks-open-50-stores-india-end-2012-through-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture & Lifestyle Emerging Markets Food & Drink india Business Emerging Markets Food & Drink Culture & Lifestyle India Mon, 30 Jan 2012 15:57:00 +0000 Luke Browne 5689464 at http://www.globalpost.com When the going gets tough the arms dealers get going http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europe/when-the-going-gets-tough-the-arms-dealers-get-going <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> France lands mass order for fighter jets from India </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Here&#39;s an old truism: When first world economies are in the doldrums there is still one tried and true place to get a jolt: the arms market. Prime Ministers and Presidents make calls on behalf of private firms in the hopes of sealing the deal.&nbsp;</p> <p> France, looking at projected GDP growth in 2012 of a mere <a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/01/30/france-growth-idUSL5E8CU3F320120130">0.5 percent</a> received its jolt today with news that its aircraft manufacturer Dassault had completed a <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-16809532">deal</a> to sell 126 Rafale fighter jets to India. The price tag is estimated at between $10 and 11 billion. French President Nicolas Sarkozy is smiling.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europe/when-the-going-gets-tough-the-arms-dealers-get-going" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dassault Eurofighter-Typhoon France Home india Rafale Regions Business Asia-Pacific France Europe Global Economy India Italy United Kingdom On Europe Europa GlobalPost Blogs Tue, 31 Jan 2012 16:35:00 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5689668 at http://www.globalpost.com Google, Facebook take down 'offensive' India content http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120206/google-facebook-take-down-offensive-india-content <p> The California-based Internet giants are among 22 companies, including Yahoo! and Orkut, who have come under intense Indian government pressure to remove images, video or text considered &ldquo;anti-religious&rdquo; or &ldquo;anti-social.&rdquo;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120206/google-facebook-take-down-offensive-india-content" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia india Business Asia-Pacific India Mon, 06 Feb 2012 15:23:57 +0000 Luke Browne 5690526 at http://www.globalpost.com India ministers resign over mobile phone porn scandal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120208/india-ministers-resign-over-mobile-phone-porn <p> Three government ministers in the southern Indian state of Karnataka resigned on Wednesday after two of them were accused of watching a pornographic video on the third official&rsquo;s mobile phone during a state assembly session.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120208/india-ministers-resign-over-mobile-phone-porn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Pacific india Asia-Pacific India Wed, 08 Feb 2012 11:13:01 +0000 Luke Browne 5690870 at http://www.globalpost.com Thailand seeks extradition of Iranian bomb blast suspect from Malaysia http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/thailand/120216/thailand-seeks-extradition-iranian-bomb-blast-sus <p> &quot;We will expediate the process,&quot; says Thailand&#39;s police chief</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/thailand/120216/thailand-seeks-extradition-iranian-bomb-blast-sus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> india Iran Israel Thailand Asia-Pacific Israel and Palestine Middle East India Thailand Thu, 16 Feb 2012 08:49:00 +0000 Hélène Hofman 5691990 at http://www.globalpost.com India questions Italian ship crew after 2 fishermen shot dead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120217/india-questions-italian-ship-crew-2-fishermen-killed <p> The crew of the MV Enrica Lexie said they feared their boat was about to be attacked by pirates and so they fired in self-defence.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120217/india-questions-italian-ship-crew-2-fishermen-killed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Pacific india Italy Asia-Pacific India Italy Fri, 17 Feb 2012 12:27:39 +0000 Luke Browne 5692192 at http://www.globalpost.com On Location Video: India's new art collectors http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5692755 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>India's rich indulge in a new way to spend their cash.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rebecca Byerly </div> </div> </div> <p> At India&#39;s largest modern and contemporary art fair, first time buyers are on the rise.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="1024" height="683" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/india_art_2012_2_22_0.jpg?1329911364" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2012:02:22 06:14</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("bb9d4a3fc102f", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Art india On Location India Wed, 22 Feb 2012 11:14:00 +0000 Rebecca Byerly 5692755 at http://www.globalpost.com India workers' strike sees mixed response http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120228/india-workers-strike-sees-mixed-response <p> All India Trade Union Congress general secretary Gurudas Dasgupta said: &ldquo;This is a historic occasion. For the first time all the big trade unions have come together to protest the anti-labor policies of the government.&rdquo;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120228/india-workers-strike-sees-mixed-response" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Pacific india Asia-Pacific India Tue, 28 Feb 2012 10:47:06 +0000 Luke Browne 5693814 at http://www.globalpost.com India and Italy seek to 'clear air' over fishermen's deaths http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120228/india-and-italy-seek-clear-air-over-fishermens-death <p> Two Italian marines employed to provide security on an oil tanker are being held in the southern city of Kochi while they are investigated for murder in India, after firing on a trawler off the coast of Kerala ten days ago, killing two fishermen.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120228/india-and-italy-seek-clear-air-over-fishermens-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> india Italy Asia-Pacific Europe India Italy Tue, 28 Feb 2012 12:39:19 +0000 Luke Browne 5693829 at http://www.globalpost.com Pakistan, India to normalize trade by end of year http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120229/pakistan-india-normalize-trade-end-year <p> Pakistan will normalize trade with India by the end of 2012, Islamabad announced Wednesday, signalling its commitment to liberalizing trade with its regional rival.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120229/pakistan-india-normalize-trade-end-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Pacific india pakistan Business Asia-Pacific India Pakistan Wed, 29 Feb 2012 21:02:00 +0000 Luke Browne 5694097 at http://www.globalpost.com Indian police foil bomb attack on Delhi http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120229/indian-police-foil-bomb-attack-delhi <p> Delhi police have prevented a major bomb attack on the capital by suspected Pakistan-based militants, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday, after authorities arrested two men carrying explosives at the city&#39;s main train station.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120229/indian-police-foil-bomb-attack-delhi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Pacific india pakistan Asia-Pacific India Pakistan Wed, 29 Feb 2012 21:59:50 +0000 Luke Browne 5694122 at http://www.globalpost.com Pashmina goat cloned by Indian scientists http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/science/120316/pashmina-goat-cloned-indian-scientists <p> Indian scientists in Kashmir have cloned a rare pashmina goat</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/science/120316/pashmina-goat-cloned-indian-scientists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> india Kashmir Science India Science Fri, 16 Mar 2012 18:44:39 +0000 Alexander Besant 5696420 at http://www.globalpost.com 15 killed in India train collision http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120320/15-killed-india-train-collision <p> The minivan was built to carry 10 people but was transporting 19 when an express train travelling between Mathura and Kasganj crashed into the back of the vehicle and threw it off the track near Madu railway station in Hathras.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120320/15-killed-india-train-collision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> india India Tue, 20 Mar 2012 15:57:00 +0000 Luke Browne 5696870 at http://www.globalpost.com India boycotts EU aviation carbon tax http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/120323/india-boycotts-eu-aviation-carbon-tax <p> China and India have attacked the EU&rsquo;s Emissions Trading Scheme as a unilateral trade levy disguised as an attempt to tackle climate change.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/120323/india-boycotts-eu-aviation-carbon-tax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Global Warming Global Warming Green india Business Green Europe India Fri, 23 Mar 2012 11:37:47 +0000 Luke Browne 5697374 at http://www.globalpost.com