Central Asia Description

Patent Your Heritage

Traditional medicine online? India claims property rights of its cultural and biological legacy in a new online library.
Tina Rosenberg
December 15, 2002

In Nouveau Riche India, Even the Poor Show Off

With luxury products come prestige, so Indian consumers demand the very best when purchasing the latest gadgets
Mark Sappenfield
June 11, 2007

Postcards from Planet Google

An Internet search engine gives snapshot of what the world is thinking about.
Jennifer S. Lee
November 28, 2002

India Asked to Join Central Asian Grouping

Kazakhstan is building a lasting friendship with India: supporting India’s admission into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and permanent membership in the U.N. Security Council.
Atunl Aneja
February 13, 2002

Arise, Ye Prisoners of Starvation

McDonald's may be seen as a manifestation of cultural imperialism, but it has done wonders for Russia's economy.
Bill Keller
February 23, 2002