The field of engineering is so popular in India that it's harder to get into a top engineering school there than to get into Harvard. And that has some worried that India faces a shortage of other professionals.
Six years ago, derivatives trader Jerome Kerviel made some bad trades — very bad trades that cost his bank nearly $7 billion. Now he faces prison and perhaps paying it back. So he's decided to take a long walk, from Rome to Paris.
China's scorching economic growth has given people something they didn't have before: leisure time. That's fueled interest in new hobbies, including outdoor adventure. Youth hostels are filling up with backpackers. Hiking gear is flying off the shelves.
The World's Rhitu Chatterjee reports on some of the obstacles to India's ambitious plans for nuclear power. There are concerns within India about liability in the case of accidents and land takings to build the plants.