Latest Stories Tagged: India

Arts, Culture & Media

India's Antarctic base

India and Antarctica figure in the Geo Quiz. India is more than 8,000 miles from the South Pole. So that's how far a team of researchers will travel on India's first scientific expedition to the Pole. We're looking for the name of the science base.

Arts, Culture & Media

Eight Finger Eddie

Eddie was an 85 year-old American who made his life in Goa, India.He arrived there in 1965 and helped pioneer a quiet brand of drop out spiritualism among Westerners. Eight Finger Eddie died recently. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.

Sports

African weightlifting champ

Competition at the Commonwealth Games finally got underway today in Delhi, India and that's the starting point for our Geo Quiz as well. The first Gold went to a 17-year old weightlifter representing a West African country we want you to name.

Global Politics

India's diplomatic disaster

India plays host this year to the Commonwealth Games. It's not going well. Reports of unsanitary conditions, an outbreak of dengue fever, and more have caused athletes to pull out of the Games. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with BBC's Mark Dummett.

Global Politics

India's Commonwealth Games

Teams arriving for the games in Delhi say the athletes village is filthy and unfit for human habitation. But Delhi officials insist everything will be ready to go once the games begin. The World's Laura Lynch reports.