The Indian film industry’s largest realm, Bollywood, dove into the zombie genre with several different 2013 releases. Now Kollywood, which releases films in the Tamil language, rouses the undead with Miruthan. From the guns a-blazin’ looks of the trailer, it’s very much an action film, with music. Plus: zombie dog!
A baby wild elephant plays between two adults outside of Gauhati, India—the same city where, less than a month ago, a male elephant wandered the streets after being separated from his herd.
This trailer for the new Tamil time travel film Indru Netru Naalai has a few things going for it. First, the time machine looks hella cool. Second, they draw diagrams, which is an essential part of truly great time travel. And there’s a song about using a time machine to go back and take a selfie with Gandhi.
India is known for becoming a sweltering furnace in May, but last month was exceptionally brutal, with temperatures hovering 10 degrees Fahrenheit above normal for nearly two weeks. By June 4th, the heat wave had claimed over 2,500 lives, making it the fifth deadliest in recorded history.
Here’s the trailer for Mr. X, a new movie that rocked the box office in India this past weekend. Similar to the classic superhero drama Mr. India, it’s about a man who gains the power of invisibility, and uses it to take revenge on the bad guys. And find love!
Six-month-old one-horned rhino Jalada Prasad had a prance party in honor of his public debut Friday at Alipore Zoological Garden in Kolkata, India. Little dude had some rough early months after his mother was killed by poachers. But! He was rescued and nursed back to health, and now appears to be quite the peppy fella.
When you play Rani Mahal, you win or you die. I think. Actually, all I really know is that "Rani Mahal" is the title of an upcoming Indian TV drama — which is reportedly "inspired by" George R.R. Martin's Game of Thrones.
In this scenario, put forth by physicists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the rise in air pollution via coal emissions from China and Southeast Asia is to blame for the relentless snows that have blanketed parts of the United States.
In Southeast Asia, the malaria parasite has been steadily building resistance to the drug that's used to treat it. This scary news, but even worse: the resistance is on the verge of spreading into densely populated India.
In PK, an alien (played by Aamir Khan) shows up naked, except that he's carrying a kind of futuristic boombox. Then he meets a cute girl and... well, you can probably guess the rest. This goofy comedy from the director of 3 Idiots has just become the most successful Indian film of all time.
Late last year, a landslide in Northern India sent enough debris into the Tsarap River, creating an obstruction about 2,000 feet (600 meters) long, and a brand new 300-acre lake. Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir are now concerned that this dam could lead to damaging floods.
Do you know where the most sustainable foot bridges are? No, not in Germany, Costa Rica or the Nordic states, which are the greenest countries according to the GGEI (Global Green Economy Index) 2014, but in the Meghalaya state of northeastern India. We'll tell you why.
Games in Sid Meier's Civilization series are loosely patterned off the rise and fall of real-life civilizations. And some of these real-life civilizations had exactly the kinds of ambitions that would win a game of Civilization. Which raises the obvious question: did any of them get close? Has anybody won? Are we…
Okay, we get it — India's Mars Orbiter Mission was spectacularly cheap, costing less than the entire budget of the Hollywood movie Gravity. But is this really what we —and India — should be focusing on?
Having just arrived at the red planet, India's Mangalyaan spacecraft is doing what anyone with that view outside of its window might do: It's posting a series of quick snapshots back for all its friends at home.
It was a battle that raged for nearly a half-hour. A 56-year-old Indian woman — armed with only farm tools — is now recovering in hospital after killing a leopard that attacked her.
Earlier this month, air temperatures in New Delhi reached an astounding 118° F (43° C). Then, for a period of seven days, temperatures remained above 110° F (43° C). Satellite data now shows the extent of this unprecedented event.
In Monsoon Shootout, a new film from India, Vijay Varma plays a rookie cop who has to decide whether to shoot a fleeing suspect who he believes is Shiva, the Axe Killer. And then the film shows us three possible scenarios, depending on what choice the cop makes.
A female tiger has strayed from the confines of India's Corbett Tiger Reserve — and she's developed a taste for human meat. The big cat, who's prowling an area spanning 80 miles, has started attacking humans because she's not able to find enough natural prey.