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  • southlake Jan 27

    #SomethingGood: Southlake Teen Uses Art to Encourage Children in India

    Art has always been part of Anika Bajpai’s life. “My mom is an artist and it’s just all I have known growing up,” Bajpai said. The Southlake teen gets her passion for art from her mother, but the passion for others comes from her own soul. Bajpai, 15, figured out a way to use her love of art to...

  • southlake Jan 27

    Southlake Teen Uses Art to Encourage Children in India

    Anika Bajpai, 15, figured out a way to use her love of art to make children smile and teach them a new skill a world away. She calls it, “Project Smile.”

  • India Jan 6

    Attackers Beat Protesting Students at Indian University

    Masked assailants beat students and teachers with sticks on the campus of a prestigious university in India’s capital, injuring more than 20 people in an attack opposition lawmakers are trying to link to the government.

  • India Dec 22, 2019

    India’s Leader Defends New Law as Protests Against It Go on

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken at a rally for his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party after another day of violent clashes between police and protesters demonstrating against a new citizenship law that excludes Muslims. Twenty-three people have been killed nationwide in the protests since the law was passed in Parliament earlier this month.

  • India Dec 22, 2019

    India Suspends Internet and Phone Services to Quell Protests

    Indian authorities have stepped up phone and mobile internet shutdowns in some parts of the country in an effort to thwart a groundswell of protests over a new citizenship law that excludes Muslims. Student-led protests that have galvanized a large section of the Indian public have been met with communications blocks in areas of New Delhi, in the eastern state…

  • India Dec 16, 2019

    Across India, Opposition Building Against Citizenship Law

    Thousands of university students flooded the streets of India’s capital, while a southern state government led a march and demonstrators held a silent protest in the northeast on Monday against a new law giving citizenship to non-Muslims who entered India illegally to flee religious persecution in neighboring countries. The protests in New Delhi followed a night of violent clashes...

  • animals Dec 11, 2019

    Rare Two-Headed Cobra Found in India

    A 14-inch-long cobra with two heads strayed into a village in Mindapore City causing quite a stir.

  • India Dec 8, 2019

    Devastating Factory Fire Kills at Least 43 in Indian Capital

    Authorities said an electrical short circuit appeared to cause a fire that killed at least 43 people in a factory in central New Delhi early Sunday, as relatives of the workers who were trapped inside examined photos on police officers’ phones to identify the dead. Assistant New Delhi police commissioner Anil Kumar Mittal said that “the fire appears to have…

  • NBC News Sep 26, 2018

    11-Month-Old American Boy Dies After Qatar Flight to India

    Qatar Airways has confirmed an 11-month-old American baby died Wednesday morning after landing in the Indian city of Hyderabad from Doha, NBC News reported. According to the airline, family members alerted staffers at Hyderabad Airport that Arnav Varma was “unwell” after deboarding the three-and-a-half-hour flight. Varma was rushed to Apollo Medical Center and pronounced dead on arrival. According to his...

  • Donald Trump Dec 1, 2019

    UN Chief Warns of ‘Point of No Return’ on Climate Change

    U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world’s efforts to stop climate change have been “utterly inadequate” so far and there is a danger global warming could pass the “point of no return.” Speaking before the start Monday of a two-week international climate conference in Madrid, the U.N. chief said the impact of rising temperatures — including more extreme...

  • Dallas Apr 14, 2016

    Dallas Asian Festival 2016

    Join the Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce at the 26th Annual Asian Festival on Saturday, May 14, at Fair Park in Dallas from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • JUDGE Nov 27, 2019

    Bangladesh Sentences 7 Militants to Death in Cafe Attack

    A special anti-terrorism tribunal in Bangladesh sentenced seven members of a banned militant group to death Wednesday for their involvement in an attack on a Dhaka cafe that killed more than 20 people, mostly foreigners. Judge Mojibur Rahman found the men from the Jumatul Mujahedeen Bangladesh group guilty of various charges including planning the attack, making bombs and murder. An...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Jan 10, 2019

    President Trump Tours Texas-Mexico Border, Pushes for Wall

    Standing along the Rio Grande Thursday, President Donald Trump says “a lot of the crime in our country is caused by what’s coming through here.”

  • MAYOR Nov 8, 2019

    Texas Town Growing Less Diverse as Black Residents Leave

    Zerlean James, 82, remembers the days when black residents worked in the Texas city of Fulshear as sharecroppers, farmers, maids, cooks or, in her words, “whatever little work they could get.”

  • Associated Press Nov 5, 2019

    ‘This City Is Not Livable’: Indian Capital Faces Extreme Air Pollution

    Sakshi Chauhan has not left her house in a quiet inner-city slum in the Indian capital for the past six days on her doctor’s orders. The 22-year-old call center operator is recovering from a severe throat infection and the thick smog now blanketing New Delhi has made even breathing dangerous. “The moment I step outside, I can’t breathe properly,” she...

  • Associated Press Nov 4, 2019

    India’s Capital Restricts Cars as People Choke in Dirty Air

    New Delhi restricted many private vehicles from the roads Monday to try to lessen pollution as people gasped and their eyes burned in toxic smog that exacerbated a public health crisis. The “odd-even” scheme will restrict private vehicles with odd-number license plates to driving on odd dates while even-numbered plates are allowed on even-numbered dates. It was begun days after...

  • disease Oct 29, 2019

    Vaccine Shows Promise for Preventing Active TB Disease

    An experimental vaccine proved 50% effective at preventing latent tuberculosis infection from turning into active disease in a three-year study of adults in Africa. Doctors were encouraged because protection declined only a little after two years, and even a partially effective vaccine would be a big help against TB. The lung disease kills more than a million people a year,...

  • NBC Oct 21, 2019

    Diwali Celebration 2019

    Join NBC 5 and BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir at the Diwali Celebration on Monday, October 28 at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir from 1:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Irving.

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Oct 14, 2019

    Treadstone’s Jeremy Irvine on the Origin Series

    Jeremy Irvine, the star of USA’s “Treadstone,” talks about the new show, the timeline and what to expect from the new series.

  • texas Oct 6, 2019

    Gov. Greg Abbott Joins Hundreds in Irving to Celebrate Gandhi

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) joined hundreds in Irving Sunday to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi in commemoration of his 150th birthday.

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