Americans without any organized religion are called ‘nones’ – but not the Catholic kind. They’re called ‘nones’ because they mark ‘none’ when asked which religion they belong to. A Pew Center study shows that Asian Americans are becoming ‘nones’ – faster than any other racial or ethnic group.
Technology companies in the US hire hundreds of thousands of highly-skilled foreign workers every year to work on what is called an H1B visa. They bring their spouses here too, who can’t work at all. Highly skilled workers usually have highly skilled sources.
A few weeks ago, the Indian government announced that it would increase the armed forces surveilling its Tibetan border by approximately 25% by the end of 2015.
The Indo-Tibetan Border Police is in charge of guarding the frontier with China, and was created in 1962 after a war opposing the two countries.
This new Indian deployment of armed forces comes only a few weeks before Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, is expected to visit the Chinese President, Xi Jinping. Regarding the controversial territory of Tibet, India and China remain friendly, but cautious.
India had the largest election in global history to select its new Prime Minister: conservative Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi. Chris Mathias spoke with Harvard fellow Ronak Desai, who says India’s new Prime Minister could be good for security in South Asia and business abroad.