You can get an ultrasound in villages that don’t have clean water.
Tag Archives: India/Pakistan
Technology Driving Rise in Abortions of Girls in India, New Scientist
The “untouchables” are being forced into ghettos.
Bad medicine in government-run “sterilization camp.”
Latrines May Not Improve Health of Poor Children, New York Times
Bill Gates’ millions down the drain.
Cheating Pervades India’s Education System, Los Angeles Times
Teachers who try to stop cheating may be attacked.
Encountering Racism in Delhi, BBC News
Delhi residents don’t like people who look Chinese.
A Hindu reportedly defaced a Koran.
It was “disrespectful of Hinduism’s Gods and Goddesses.”
Students Protest Against Racial Profiling in India, Christian Science Monitor
Students in northeast India are demanding an “anti-racism” law.
A Month of Horror for Christians Under Islam: September 2013, Gatestone Institute
This is apparently not considered an important human rights problem.
Muslim Attitudes to Women’s Headwear Revealed, Telegraph (London)
International survey of Muslim women on how much they should cover up.
Judge Astonished Only 12 Hours Between ‘Bottle and Throttle’ for Pilots, Telegraph (London)
Foreign pilots often fly out of London drunk.
Some pay up to $35,000 to be smuggled in.
Cheating Students More Likely to Want Government Jobs, Study Finds, Los Angeles Times
The study was done in India.
Woman Killed over Dowry ‘Every Hour’ in India, Telegraph (London)
Wife is killed if her parents can’t come up with enough cash.
Pakistan’s Problem with Polio Programmes, Telegraph (London)
Tribesman let in vaccination teams in exchange for economic benefits.
Nearly 30 Million Around the World Are Slaves, Reveals New Report, Daily Mail (London)
India, China and Pakistan are among the worst offenders.
Suicide Bomb Attack Kills 60 at Pakistan Church, Los Angeles Times
Another Muslim response to religious diversity.
Miss America, Meet India’s ‘Dark’ Side, The Daily Beast
Miss America is too dark to have a chance of winning Miss India.
Millions have been aborted.
31 Killed in Indian Religious Violence, Christian Science Monitor
There have been 450 incidents of religious violence in India this year.
In Pakistan, there is an outbreak where a warlord kept out vaccinators.
India’s Unfair Obsession with Lighter Skin, The Guardian
Indians spend over $400 million on skin-whitening cream.
He may have to come to America to save his mustache and his family.
Genetic Evidence Shows Recent Population Mixture in India, Medical Xpress
But the caste system has since limited inter-group mingling.
She was on a bicycle tour with her husband.
Global TB Fight Hits a Wall, Wall Street Journal
India’s strategy makes the disease more drug resistant.
Berlusconi Defends Need for Bribery, Financial Times
You can’t do business in the Third World without it.
Gujarat’s Divisive Leader Poised to Win Third Term in Crucial Election, Guardian (London)
“Rigid communal segregation” leads to “perfect security” in Indian state.
India’s Dwindling Parsi Population to Be Boosted with Fertility Clinics, Telegraph (London)
And they want pure-bloods, not mixed marriages.
Mob Burns Girls’ School in Pakistani City over Alleged Blasphemy, Christian Science Monitor
Teacher may face death sentence.
US Outspends Islamabad on Flood Relief in Pakistan, Christian Science Monitor
Meanwhile, Pakistanis still hate America.
Groups vie for title of “most backward.”
78 people killed, more than 14,000 houses burned.
Just a different point of view.
Inventor claims success “by the grace of Allah.”
India Riots: Illegal Immigration Is Behind Deadly Clashes In Assam, Christian Science Monitor
45 have been killed in riots over illegal immigration of Bangladeshis.
All with the help of a Mr. Patel in the US.
Fairness is beauty in India.
Bizarre Baby Tossing Ritual in India, Telegraph (London)
Throwing babies off building in ritual is supposed to make them stronger.
Indian surrogate mothers carry babies with “blond hair and blue eyes.”
Many Indians take cheating for granted.
8,500 such attacks were reported in Pakistan last year.
More Mobile Phones than Lavatories for a Booming India, Telegraph (London)
Let them set their own priorities.
“Totally drug resistant” tuberculosis has evolved in India.
Husbands whose wives don’t want polygamous relationships often resort to violence.
Totally Drug-Resistant TB at Large in India, New Scientist
Incurable disease was incubated in India and could spread anywhere.
Pubs Bar African Nationals in Bangalore, Hindustan Times (New Delhi)
For security reasons.
India Graduates Millions, But Too Few Are Fit to Hire, Wall Street Journal
Indian schools teach rote learning rather than thinking.
Just think of the diversity they could bring us.