I forgot the art of showering in cold water

When Deepak Singh was growing up in India, he always bathed in cold water. Quickly. Now that he lives in the US, he's come to appreciate a hot shower. And luxuriate. When he went home for a visit to India recently, he realized that he'd gone soft.


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India Food Subsidies and Maharaja Macs

Virginia-based reporter Deepak Singh is visiting family in Lucknow, India this summer. A trip to a McDonald's restaurant with his 4-year-old daughter got him thinking about hunger in his home country and in his adopted one. He sent this personal essay.

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Not in America but still in America

Returning home after an long absence can often be disarming. Things that were once familiar are often no longer. That's what Deepak Singh encountered when he returned to Lucknow, India after a 10 year absence.


'God of cricket' hangs up his bat

The cricket world woke up to shocking news Thursday. One of cricket's biggest stars, Sachin Tendulkar of India, announced he's retiring from the sport. For cricket, it's like LeBron James calling it quits.