A nurse takes care of abandoned baby girls in the Life Line Trust Home in Tamil Nadu, India, on February 8, 2010. In its latest initiative to wipe out the practice of female foeticide and female infanticide, the government of Tamil Nadu.
Credit Walter Astrada
The patient's sister-in-law is clearly disappointed after checking the sex of a newborn baby in a hospital in Jagraon, India on January 12, 2010. As the mother already has two daughters, everyone was hoping this pregnancy would deliver the desired son.
Creativity is in the air and this weekend marks two debuts. We sit down with a local filmmaker about his newly produced concept short, which debuts Saturday. But first, we head to Kansas City for the long-awaited opening of a new performing arts center.
Columbia’s fourth annual Roots N’ Blues N’ BBQ festival hits the streets of downtown this weekend. Festival officals expect to bring in 75,000 people to listen to the blues and eat barbecue from vendors from all across the country. But how much impact does the festival have on local businesses?