While Americans focus on Harvey’s floods, torrential rains leave South Asians in peril

More than 1,200 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh have died, and the rains aren't letting up.

Serving the poorest of the poor

Photo of the Day: August 12, 2017

MIT: Heat and humidity could make life impossible in Southern Asia by the end of the century

The regions that would likely be hardest hit include India, Bangladesh and Pakistan, home to more than a billion people.

India pushes to make every car electric by the year 2030

The country’s growing economy is fueling a huge appetite for gas and a bigger pollution problem.

Enough joy to dance

Photo of the Day: May 7, 2017

This Indian doctor hopes to end female feticide by delivering girl babies for free

His country's cultural preference for boys has led to widespread sex-selective abortion.

Indian nun stabbed to death in 1995 will now be beatified

Killed for working with the poor, Sister Rani Maria will be India's newest martyr.

The Indian man who made sanitary pads available to poor women

In a country where only 12% of women use pads, he invented a machine so they could make their own.

All that is gold does not glitter

Photo of the Day: March 9, 2017

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