Manufacturing robots are showing up in interesting places, and not just in industrialized economies any more. Despite India’s having an abundance of very cheap labor, it is just as susceptible as America to automation because robots have gotten inexpensive enough to make them competitive with humans.
Robot arms spray motorcycle gas tanks in a factory in […]
The wheels of justice turn slowly, or so they say, and it has taken seven years for Indian immigrant Subhash Chander to get his sentence after murdering his daughter, son-in-law and grandson. The case seemed a slam-dunk in terms of evidence being quickly assembled. Less than a week after the crime, the New York Times […]
On Wednesday morning, Indian authorities hanged Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist in the Mumbai attack of November 26 — 29, 2008. The multi-site raid was mounted by 10 men of the Pakistan Islamist group Lashkar-e-Taiba, killing 166 and injuring more than 300.
Cameras caught Kasab as he prowled the Mumbai train station where […]
Could you imagine naming a baby Garbage or Reject? That choice would be incomprehesible in the United States, but apparently it is not unusual in India for disappointed parents who wanted a son to name a daughter “Unwanted.”
Below, India’s gender disparity is increasing because parents still prefer sons and don’t want girls.
Not all cultures are […]
According to the imaginative New York Times, illegal immigration from Mexico has “sputtered to a trickle” — a conclusion that is overblown at best, and a pravda-esqe lie at worst.
But not to worry. Even more far-flung and diverse invaders are filling in the gap, if there is one. Though distant, the nation of India has been […]
The United States is not the only nation to have a recent Census counting the residents: India has announced the results of its decennial tabulation.
Demographers have predicted for years that India would overtake Red China as the planet’s most populous nation within a couple decades. The Indian count — an additional 181 million persons in […]
Upbeat India boosters like to portray their country as a modern, “forward looking” society that is an up-and-comer on the world stage. In fact, some believe this will be India’s century.
But retro social realities are hard to ignore. Bangalore is celebrated as a tech center, thanks to American outsourcing and education, yet indoor plumbing is […]