Silicon Valley Pours Billions Into India As U.S.-China Tensions RiseLeading Silicon Valley Internet companies have been largely shut out of China for years but, in 2020, the biggest names in U.S. tech have invested around $17 billion in India.
California Sues Cisco Over Alleged Caste Discrimination Against Dalit Indian EmployeeCalifornia regulators sued Cisco Systems, saying an engineer faced discrimination from other Indian workers because he is Dalit Indian. India’s caste system puts Dalits at the bottom of a social hierarchy, once terming them “untouchables.”
Baba Ram Dass, Spiritual Guru And LSD Proponent, Dies At 88Baba Ram Dass, the 1960s counterculture spiritual leader who experimented with LSD and traveled to India to find enlightenment, returning to share it with Americans, has died. He was 88.
Male Birth Control That's Injected Into Groin Could Be Available In 6 MonthsAn injectable male contraceptive which lasts approximately 13 years has successfully completed a clinical trial and could be available to the public within the next seven months, scientists in India say.
American Adventurer Believed Slain by Tribesmen on Island in Bay of BengalA 27-year-old American missionary and adventurer from Alabama, John Allen Chau, has reportedly been killed by members of an endangered tribe in India's Andaman and Nicobar islands.
India's Top Court Decriminalizes Gay Sex In Landmark RulingIndia's Supreme Court has struck down a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual gay sex, overturning more than 150 years of anti-LGBT legislation.
Man Dies Attempting Selfie With Bear, Stray Dog Tried To Save HimA man was mauled to death by a bear after he reportedly tried to take a selfie with the animal, according to reports.
Indians Flock To America's 'Golden Visa' As H-1B Route ClosesFacing a crackdown on their favorite visa to enter the United States, hundreds of wealthy Indians are turning to another program that fast tracks immigrants to a green card.
Broken Seeds Still GrowArtistic Director of Nava Dance Theatre Nadhi Thekkek and Oakland-based artist Rupy C. Tut talk to Bay Sunday host Kenny Choi about 'Broken Seeds Still Grow.'
Rape Victim Sues Uber, Says Execs Portrayed Her As A LiarA woman who was raped by an Uber driver in India is suing the company for a second time, alleging that Uber executives got her private medical records and made false statements claiming she fabricated the attack.
Lawsuit Claims Snapchat CEO Said App Is 'Only For Rich People'Snapchat incurred the wrath of users around the world after an unsealed lawsuit revealed its CEO saying the app was only for the rich.
Dozens Of UCSF Tech Jobs Being Outsourced To IndiaIn early 2017, 49 tech positions at UCSF will be outsourced to India. And the San Francisco workers aren't happy.
Strong Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake Strikes MyanmarA strong earthquake has struck Myanmar and was felt in parts of India. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
Body Of Missing Father Of Bride Found In Sacramento DeltaSearch crews have recovered the body in a Sacramento Delta waterway of an Indian man in the United States who went missing at his daughter's wedding.
India's Government Basically Bans Facebook's Internet For The Poor ProgramIndia's government has essentially banned a Facebook program that sought to connect with low-income residents by offering free access to a limited version of the social network and other Internet services.