Slow Surfing in India

India, generally regarded as the outsourcing bull’s-eye of the planet, is far behind China in broadband connections, according to a new report by the New York-based eMarketer Internet research agency, which sees China adding broadband users at a pace that India will take years to match, perhaps if it ever does. Although India’s Telecom Regulatory…

Sex Scandal Rocks Kashmir

For an area wracked for decades by terrorism, civil war, invasion and life on the razor’s edge between Pakistan and India, the disputed region of Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir ought to have enough trouble.  But in recent months the conservative area has been preoccupied by a high-powered sex scandal involving government ministers, business leaders and…

Down and Out in Delhi

Technically, Paharganj is just a street in Old Delhi. But this densely-packed network of alleyways is so much more. On the Main Bazaar you can buy produce, food and furniture; there are cheap hotels, travel agencies, head shops, souvenir stands and Internet cafes that cater to transient travelers. It is also where you go in…

Sagar Restaurant

India New Delhi Sagar Restaurant Shop No. 24, Defence Colony, New Delhi The dosa, idli, vada and uttappum - four South Indian dishes - have become the most beloved snacks of the entire nation, India's vegetarian equivalent of the hamburger (if you will), and they're available just about everywhere these days. They are as spicily…