When I moved to the US (in 1994), one would be hard-pressed to find an article on India appearing in the Western press, unless (as St. Liz remarked below), it dealt with death, disease or destruction.
Well, the death-disease-destruction trope still remains, but there's also the lustre of lucre. It's all about the economy. The unleashed (kinda) Indian tiger.
Outsourcers in India fight for skilled labor, in an industry with high attrition and turnover (International Herald Tribune)
A fantastic special report from the Economist, on the challenges facing India's reforms. From those darned Commies. :) Democracy's drawbacks. (Nope, not part of subscriber-only content)
Hopes that the earthquake and the easing of tensions might improve bilateral trade between India and Pakistan (Bloomberg)
And then, this: the rising success of internet based matrimonials. So much for globalization bringing only a dull homogeneity.