India http://www.kunc.org en How A Lack Of Toilets Puts India's Women At Risk Of Assault http://www.kunc.org/post/indias-rape-uproar-ignites-demand-end-open-defecation A young girl sweeps fallen debris from a tempest that blew through her village of Katra Sahadatganj one recent evening. This remote spot in Uttar Pradesh — India's largest state — has become the center of another gathering storm.<p>It was here two weeks ago where two young girls were audaciously attacked: raped and hanged from a tree. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 10:47:00 +0000 Julie McCarthy 57508 at http://www.kunc.org How A Lack Of Toilets Puts India's Women At Risk Of Assault A Burgeoning Relationship That Pivots On A 'Lunchbox' http://www.kunc.org/post/burgeoning-relationship-pivots-lunchbox <p>Popular films set in India like <em>Darjeeling Limited</em> or <em>Slumdog Millionaire</em>, show India as a place to joke about. The new movie <em>The Lunchbox</em>, made by an Indian filmmaker, is funny and touching – but is certainly not a joke.</p><p> Fri, 02 May 2014 12:34:05 +0000 Howie Movshovitz 56070 at http://www.kunc.org A Burgeoning Relationship That Pivots On A 'Lunchbox' A Gold Obsession Pays Dividends For Indian Women http://www.kunc.org/post/gold-obsession-pays-dividends-indian-women It's indestructible. It's fungible. It's beautiful. And for Indians, gold – whether it's 18-, 22- or 24-carat — is semi-sacred.<p>The late distinguished Indian economist I.G. Patel observed, "In prosperity as in the hour of need, the thoughts of most Indians turn to gold."<p>No marriage takes place without gold ornaments presented to the bride. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:02:38 +0000 Julie McCarthy 55423 at http://www.kunc.org A Gold Obsession Pays Dividends For Indian Women No Water, No Problem For CU-Boulder's New Solar Toilet http://www.kunc.org/post/no-water-no-problem-cu-boulders-new-solar-toilet <p>The University of Colorado Boulder has created a solar-powered toilet that will soon be unveiled in India. Yes, a solar-powered toilet. While a toilet powered by the sun sounds pretty humorous, there’s a real need for such a thing around the world.</p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:55:36 +0000 Nathan Heffel 54653 at http://www.kunc.org No Water, No Problem For CU-Boulder's New Solar Toilet Death For 4 Men Convicted In Indian Gang Rape And Murder http://www.kunc.org/post/death-4-men-convicted-indian-gang-rape-and-murder The four men convicted for <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/archives/archive.php?thingId=169965972" target="_blank">December's notorious gang rape and murder</a> of a young woman in New Delhi, India, were given the death penalty on Friday.<p>"It took all of 90 seconds" for the judge to announce his decision and then leave the courtroom, NPR's Julie McCarthy reports from New Delhi. Fri, 13 Sep 2013 10:28:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 49553 at http://www.kunc.org Death For 4 Men Convicted In Indian Gang Rape And Murder