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India Prime Minister Leads Thousands on International Yoga Day (WATCH)

India’s yoga-loving prime minister Narendra Modi celebrated the second annual International Yoga Day by leading a throng of practitioners through a series of poses...

How a Mother’s Day in India Uplifted the Lives of 1,700 Orphans

This Texan woman didn't know that these orphans were going to change her life – nor did they know that she was going to change theirs.

Indian Restaurant Installs Sidewalk Fridge to Hold Free Food for the Poor

One restaurant in India is making a difference for the hungry population of Kerala. The tea café Pappadavada has installed a 24-hour running refrigerator open...

Couple Buys 300 Acres and Restores it as India’s First Private Rainforest Sanctuary

When they saw how pollution was destroying India’s fresh water supply and forests were stripped bare by unrestrained agriculture practices, this couple sold their...

Longest Flight with All-Female Crew Marks International Women’s Day for Air India

Today, on International Women’s Day, Air India rules the skies with a new world record for the longest flight with an all-female crew. The airline...

Penniless Artist in India Falls in Love, Rides Bike to Sweden to Be With Her

It has all the makings of a Bollywood movie: a man from the lowly “untouchable” caste falls in love with a princess. But this...

Women Can Become Heads of Households in India Says Court Ruling

Indian women have won the right to be considered the head of a household. Previously, the role of “Karta” in any family residing in one home was only...

How One Man Cooked Meals For 170,000 People During the Indian Floods

The city of Chennai in India experienced one of the worst monsoons in over a 100 years, with daily life coming to a standstill...

Twitter Comes to the Rescue in India During Worst Flood in 100 Yrs

A simple hashtag is uniting thousands of people in a flooded city while showcasing humanity at its best. This week saw the heaviest monsoons in...

Man Harvests Water for 10K People in Driest Part of India (WATCH)

When groundwater started disappearing in the Indian state of Rajasthan, Bhagwati Agrawal invented a way to tap a “river in the sky.” For most of...

Cooking Indian Food At Home: 7 Easy, Good-For-You Recipes

Indian food may seem elaborate to make, intimidating to eat, and overall, too exotic. But there are good reasons to get past all that: multiple studies have shown that...

Brighter Days in India: College Girl’s Simple Idea Lights 5300 Homes

Talk about a bright idea. When a 20-year-old college student went to visit her grandparents in India back in 2010, she noticed that many people...

One Surprise After Another for Cute Kid Overcoming Illness in Indianapolis

Over the weekend, a little boy from Indianapolis got the surprise of a lifetime when he was secretly whisked away to meet and ride...

How 550 Volunteers Transformed a Filthy, Waste-filled Train Station in India

Gaurang Damani was so tired of the dirt and stench in a Mumbai train station that he regularly wrote letters to the Central Railway...

Cloud Lifts India’s Waste Pickers Off Trash Piles Without Ending Recycling

The third largest city in India piles up huge amounts of garbage every day, while recycling very little. Thousands of Bangalore's poorest citizens pick...

Village in India Plants 111 Trees Whenever a Girl is Born

Typically in Asian cultures, the birth of a girl is considered an unfortunate responsibility because of the dowry system that puts financial stress on...

Millions of Indian Officials Being Lured into Daily Yoga Classes

The Indian government announced in March that millions of its country’s stressed and out-of-shape officials would be participating in free daily yoga lessons in...

‘Water Gandhi’ of India Turns Dust Bowls Into Lush Villages Using Ancient Ways

A $150,000 prize has been awarded to the “Water Gandhi of India” for his wildly successful work that turns abandoned, impoverished “dust bowls” into...

India’s Tiger Population Sees 36% Increase

In the last eight years India has seen their tiger population increase more than 36 percent according to a new tiger census. The Status of...

India Man Plants Forest Bigger Than Central Park to Save His Island

At the age of 17, after witnessing hundreds of snakes dying from drought on his island in India, Jadav Payeng started to grow trees on...