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Happy Ending – Israeli Gay Father Of Twins Born From Indian Surrogate Goes Home.

In Human Rights, India on May 28, 2010 at 7:19 am

We love a good ending and happy to see this story ended well after all.

Dan Goldberg, the homosexual father who has been stranded in India with his twins born of a surrogate mother for two-and-a-half-months, landed in Israel Friday morning with his partner Arnon Angel and his children, Itai and Liron. The family was kept from returning to Israel due to a court ruling that delayed the execution of a paternity test.(Read full post YNet)

It doesn’t resolve the larger issue of what happens to future such cases. India is still working on laws to regulate the surrogacy industry estimated to be worth over $500 million.

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World’s Top 10 Airlines Announced. No Indian Airline Makes The Cut.

In India, Travel on May 28, 2010 at 6:42 am

South Korea’s Asiana Airlines is the #1 Airline in the world.  Asian and Middle Eastern airlines dominated the top 10 list.

Kingfisher Airlines won Best Airline for India/Central Asia.

Asiana Airlines

Only Six Movies In The World Have Crossed The $1 Billion Box Office Mark.

In Film, India on May 27, 2010 at 3:52 pm

Wow! Imagine those unimaginable odds!

Full list is here.

Honor Killings – Couple Stoned To Death In India.

In Human Rights, India on May 27, 2010 at 6:50 am

Yes. In 2010. India. The largest democracy in the world.

A couple was tied to a pole and stoned to death because they were from different castes and dared to fall in love and get married.

In May 2010 a newly married woman in Punjab was killed with swords, and her mother-in-law was shot dead. The month before a 16-yr-old girl was strangled to death, the boy she loved committed suicide later.

Apparently, India Is No. 1 For “Cinema Goers”?

In Education, Entertainment, India on May 26, 2010 at 3:54 pm

Being the filmmakers that we are, we luves us some visual aid.  So we can’t get enough of this awesome visualization site “Information is Beautiful.”  Here’s a map that shows what each country apparently is best at.

Example Company

And check out this map, which is a color wheel for feelings for different culutres – so cool.