At least 54 million people in Asia can thank Bindeshwar Pathak when they defecate in private. If he has his way, about 600 million people in India who don’t have that luxury will join them a decade from now.
One current and two former workers from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. were arrested on charges of disorderly conduct while trying to deliver a petition demanding better working conditions at the chain to the Manhattan office of a company board director, police and organizers said.
Indiana University professor Gerald Wright opened his class on congressional elections by asking students if they saw the previous night’s school-sponsored U.S. House candidate debate a few blocks from campus.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mike Duke and two other board members received less than 90 percent of shareholders’ votes at last week’s annual meeting amid probes of allegations of bribery abroad.
Ravens flying through a winter backdrop transported operagoers into Tchaikovsky’s very Russian story of fiery, futile love, “Eugene Onegin,” in a new production that opened the season at the Metropolitan Opera last night.