A deadly meeting? The potentially lethal viper, Echis carinatus.
News that a leading manufacturer will cease making a well-known antivenom is not actually new.
Julia Roberts in Eat Pray Love, the film adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert’s best-selling yoga memoir.
Yoga fiction is a burgeoning genre of books that tell tales of spiritual enlightenment through an ancient Indian practice. But what happens when such practices are severed from their cultural roots?
New Delhi’s Yamuna River, like much of India’s water, is polluted. The world urgently needs low-carbon ways to clean things up.
Much of the world still lacks access to proper sanitation and clean water - an issue that needs urgent action. But without low-carbon technologies, clean water could come at the expense of the climate.
An Ethiopian girl sells barley seeds in northern Tigray. The sub-Saharan Africa seed industry remains largely informal.
The seed industry in sub-Saharan Africa suffers from many challenges. India, which has one of the biggest seed markets in the world, offers some lessons on how these challenges could be overcome.
Students graduating from the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, University of Law in Hyderabad.
India has learned valuable lessons about language and bodies of knowledge that could be applied in South Africa's universities.
Time to reorder the flags?
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Back in 2001, a Goldman Sachs economist said Brazil, Russia, India and China would become the powerhouses of the global economy in the coming decades. Is that still in the cards?
Leader of The Greens, Richard Di Natale, speaking on ABC TV’s Q&A program.
Richard Di Natale, leader of The Greens, told the Q&A audience that India will no longer buying Australian coal but presenter Tony Jones said he thought that was wrong. We check the facts.
Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has taken a no-nonsense approach to curbing inflation.
Monetary policy involves more than managing inflation, which is why it sometimes takes a committee to decide interest rates.
A R Rahman performing during the 83rd Academy Awards.
Rahman's performance at London's O2 show how popular Indian cinematic music is growing in the West.
Recent changes to cricket governance orchestrated by the ‘Big Three’ – India, England and Australia – guarantee that they will command most of the game’s billions.
Cricket, which has aspirations to become a global game despite the limitations of its growth trajectory along the lines plotted by the old British Empire, may shrink back to a few strongholds.
Possession of a nuclear deterrent has helped prevent recurrent conflict between South Asia's two warring powers.
Access to the grid has crowded out solar in some places in India.
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Given existing technologies, expanding access to electricity almost always increases CO2 emissions. There are real trade-offs between addressing poverty and climate change.
Generic medicine is essential to regions like the Southern African Development Community where HIV is endemic and cheap drugs are needed.
The generic drug industry has become essential to developing countries that need access to cheaper drugs to treat their heavy burdens of communicable diseases.
Koh-i-Noor in its current setting.
Amid renewed debate over Britain's colonial debt to India, John MacKenzie discusses the history of the Koh-i-Noor diamond and discusses other Indian treasures that remain in British ownership.
Indians protest against the execution of Jakub Memon.
India has only hanged four criminals since 2003. But given the state is founded on principles of non-violence, it's surprising they executed any of them.
Monsoon: an Indian documentary filmed across the subcontinent.
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Films showcased at the London Indian Film Festival indicate that independent Indian cinema has come a long way.
Different mindsets: the world does not view luxuries in the same way.
When it comes to advertising luxury brands, marketers tend to see the world as one homogenous lump. It's time they wised up.
Gerry meets Kaulback’s pit viper, which could be one of the most lethal snakes in India. Inset picture: Wolfgang Wüster.
Each year, 45,000 people die from snakebite in India. A big international project has now set out to reduce this by hunting down and documenting dangerously venomous snakes.
Combination drugs are considered an innovation of India's medicines industry but they are not as safe as they should be.
Ka-ching! The sound most countries heard when news of the nuclear deal with Iran broke.
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Most countries welcomed the deal as they jockey to boost trade with the Islamic Republic and gain from the eventual end of sanctions.