MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE Black Friday -- Shopping Can Be Fun, Really
Any of you with teenagers know that you're frequently unpopular with them for major issues like, say, breathing, and for awhile, our policy of not buying electronics, CDs, DVDs, or digital detritus re... Posted on 11/19/12 at 5:34 PM
STAFF BLOG EVERYDAY GOURMET Bengali Style Salmon
I know it's been a few months since I have posted a recipe, but I have had quite a busy summer! (As I am sure most of you have) This past weekend Ihad the opportunity to spend an evening with family a... Posted on 9/4/12 at 10:32 PM
STORM TRACKER Cold or Warm Winter?
The lower 48 states have for the most part recorded a mild winter. Locally, the month of December finished 11.2 degrees above average and the month of January is currently running about 10 degrees abo... Posted on 1/31/12 at 7:56 AM
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS UND professor to study in India under Fulbright research grant
David Peter Lawrence, associate professor of religion and philosophy, has been selected for a Fulbright research grant to India during the 2011-2012 academic year for a project contributing to intercu... Posted on 5/4/11 at 11:55 AM
A Swiss woman who was on a cycling trip in central India with her husband has been gang-raped by eight men, police said Saturday. The attack comes three months after the fatal gang-rape of a woman aboard a New Delhi bus outraged Indians.
Executive Vice President Ruth Krystopolski says the Dakotas-based health network will consider whether a clinic in India would be able to support itself economically while providing services to children in need.
Abhilash Soman sold his wedding ring to come to Williston, where he says he’s found his fortune. The India native had a career as a gemologist before he married an American and moved to Miami. There, he tried to work in the diamond market, but struggled to make a living.
An Indian woman who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi died Saturday at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized Indians to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day.
From George Harrison to John Coltrane, from Yehudi Menuhin to David Crosby, Ravi Shankar connections reflected music's universality, though a gap persisted between Shankar and many Western fans. Shankar died Tuesday at age 92.
Muneeza Naqvi and Ravi Nessman
, December 12, 2012
A former Greenbush, Minn., Catholic priest appeared in court Monday in New Delhi related to charges filed years ago in Roseau, Minn., alleging he sexually assaulted two teen girls in 2004 and 2005, according to The Associated Press.
UPDATED: Megan Peterson, formerly of Middle River, Minn., says it's a weight off her shoulders to hear the Rev. Joseph Palanivel Jeyapaul was arrested Friday in India. He faces felony charges in Minnesota district court in Roseau, Minn., that he sexually assaulted Peterson in 2004 when she was 14 and another girl who was 16 in 2005. He's been a fugitive in India, working as a priest, since the charges were filed in Roseau in 2006.
A company that's exploring for potash in northwestern North Dakota says things aren't as promising as officials had hoped. Potash is a fertilizer that's in high demand in China and India. Dakota Salts drilled a test well more than a year ago near Lignite, in Burke County, to gauge the region's potential.
Israeli officials ramped up accusations Wednesday that Iran was launching covert attack plots, saying "sticky" bombs found in a Thai house rented by Iranians were similar to devices used against Israeli diplomats in India and Georgia.
Thanyarat Doksone and Todd Pitman
, February 15, 2012
Police heightened their state of alert throughout Israel Tuesday following bomb attacks on diplomats in India and Georgia. Officials were also trying to determine whether Israelis were the intended target of an Iranian man carrying explosives who blew his own legs off in Bangkok.
It's not the first time highly resistant cases like this have been seen. Since 2003, patients have been documented in Italy and Iran. It has mostly been limited to impoverished areas, and has not spread widely. But experts believe there could be many undocumented cases.
Some ministers and top climate negotiators left Durban without an agreement today, with time running out and the prospect of an inconclusive end jeopardizing new momentum in the fight against global warming.
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