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India Is About to Upend the Global Beef Trade

India Is About to Upend the Global Beef Trade

India’s paradoxical relationship with beef took a new turn last month, when the Ministry of Environment imposed a ban on the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter at animal markets. Cow slaughter… Read more »

India’s no-meat, no-lust advice for pregnant women ridiculed

India’s no-meat, no-lust advice for pregnant women ridiculed

India’s government is advising pregnant women to avoid all meat, eggs and lusty thoughts. Doctors say the advice is preposterous, and even dangerous, considering India’s already-poor record with maternal health…. Read more »

Dried lizard penis being sold online as India tantric root – BBC News

Dried lizard penis being sold online as India tantric root – BBC News

Image copyright Neil D’ Cruze Image caption A lizard penis passed off as hatha jodhi, a root believed to bring good luck as it resembles two hands joined in prayer… Read more »

Lockheed Signs Pact With Tata to Make F-16 Planes in India

Lockheed Signs Pact With Tata to Make F-16 Planes in India

Lockheed Martin (lmt) signed an agreement with India’s Tata Advanced Systems on Monday to produce F-16 fighter planes in India, pressing ahead with a plan to shift its Fort Worth,… Read more »

Amazon’s facing a messy e-commerce war in India. – Slate Magazine

Amazon’s facing a messy e-commerce war in India. – Slate Magazine

Last Thursday, Indian antitrust regulators announced they would allow Bangalore-based Flipkart to purchase eBay’s Indian business—a move that could seriously shake up India’s online retail market, which Morgan Stanley estimates… Read more »