How did buildings keep cool before the invention of air conditioning? As architects consider how to reduce the energy demands of new builds, some are turning to the past for simple, low-tech solutions.
In a New Delhi hospital, a two-year-old girl is fighting for her life after a teenager brought her there three weeks ago, unconscious with severe head injuries and bruises, fractured arms and human bite marks covering her tiny body.
Some call him the River Maker, others the Rainman of Rajasthan. His real name is Rajendra Singh. His nicknames come from his self-imposed mission to solve his state's water problems, one raindrop at a time.
Members of an Indian ethnic community burned effigies, squatted on railroad tracks and blocked highways Thursday in an attempt to bring part of the country to a halt in a protest over caste classification.
At least three people have been killed and 20 more injured following an explosion at a revered Islamic shrine in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan, CNN sister station CNN-IBN reported on Thursday.
In Gudda, a village with very little, residents are literally beaming. Just two years ago, villagers had never seen light after dark, unless it came from the moon. Then, solar light arrived and changed everything.
Always shifting, always moving, Delhi is a seething mass of culture and poverty, which exemplifies the highs and the lows of human existence. Formerly a stopover point en route to the Taj Mahal, the northern star of India has shrugged off its reputation as just a gateway to Agra and Rajasthan to become a destination in its own right.