Stories tagged: India
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Several north Indian cities were under a security lockdown Thursday, a day before a court was expected to issue a verdict in a rape case involving the flamboyant leader of …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 9:42 a.m.
McDonald’s India has announced it will close nearly 170 McDonald’s outlets in northern and eastern India after the American fast food giant decided to terminate a franchise agreement with its …
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 12:22 p.m.
Dozens of children died last week in a decrepit government hospital in northeastern India, prompting public outcry over whether an oxygen shortage was to blame. Answers remain unclear, but doctors …
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 8:21 a.m.
A 10-year-old Indian girl whose parents say she was raped and impregnated by her uncle has reportedly given birth after a court rejected her request for an abortion last month.
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
Monsoon flooding is easing in Nepal, but the water flowing downriver has worsened floods in northern India and marooned thousands of villagers across the border, officials said Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
The Trump administration has added a Kashmiri militant group fighting to end Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region to several terrorism blacklists. The designation blocks any assets the group …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 11:14 a.m.
Parents of at least 35 children who have died in a state-run hospital in northern India over the past three days have alleged that the fatalities were due to the …
Mon., July 31, 2017, 8:25 p.m.
A new study suggests that India will see more farming struggles as climate change brings hotter temperatures that damage crops and exacerbate drought.
Mon., July 31, 2017, 8:59 a.m.
Indian coast guard authorities say they have seized a large amount of heroin from a ship off the country’s western coast.
Wed., July 26, 2017, 2:26 p.m.
At least 48 people have been killed as large swaths of western India have been lashed by heavy monsoon rains and flooding over the last week, officials said Wednesday.
Sun., July 16, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
The Figueiredo Mansion, a 427-year-old Portuguese heritage home in Goa, India, is a much-loved and lived-in repository of memories tracing to when what is now the west-coast Indian state of …
Sun., July 16, 2017, 8:42 a.m.
A bus plunged into a 150-foot-deep gorge in the Indian portion of Kashmir on Sunday, killing at least 16 Hindu pilgrims and injuring more than two dozen as they traveled …
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 8:10 p.m.
An animal protection group wants tourists to know: That elephant you are thinking about riding during your vacation in Thailand is probably a miserable victim of abuse.
Wed., July 5, 2017, 8:13 a.m.
Heavy rains since the start of India’s monsoon season have triggered floods and landslides in parts of the remote northeastern region, causing at least 20 deaths, authorities said Wednesday.
Fri., June 30, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
stani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday expressed his disappointment over what he termed Washington’s “silence” despite human right violations in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, where scores of …
Mon., June 26, 2017, 9:51 a.m.
The world’s biggest coal users – China, the United States and India – have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year’s record global decline for …
UPDATED: Sat., June 24, 2017, 8:07 p.m.
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet for the first time with President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday, part of a two-day “no-frills” visit to the capital …
Fri., June 23, 2017, 2:52 p.m.
The Trump administration has authorized the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, the manufacturer said Friday, as the two nations’ leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting.
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
India’s population is expected to surpass China’s in about seven years and Nigeria is projected to overtake the United States and become the third most populous country in the world …
Wed., June 7, 2017, 6:40 p.m.
India is now two and a half times more likely to experience a deadly heat wave than a half century ago, and all it took was an increase in the …
UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 8:26 p.m.
The leaders of France and India pledged to work together to cut carbon emissions, re-affirming their commitments to the Paris accord following President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. …
Thu., June 1, 2017, 1:03 p.m.
As the United States pulls back from its commitment to fight climate change, the world’s two other biggest polluters – India and China – are sounding the alarm. But neither …
Sun., May 28, 2017, 8:10 a.m.
India has reported its first three cases of the Zika virus, including two pregnant women who delivered healthy babies.
Sat., May 27, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
One civilian was killed and dozens of others injured Saturday after massive anti-India protests and clashes erupted in Indian-controlled Kashmir following the killing of a prominent rebel commander and his …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 1:18 p.m.
Indian veterinarians are treating a 10-year-old wild elephant with an injured leg to help it escape from a marshy area where it has been stuck for at least five days.
Tue., May 23, 2017, 12:49 p.m.
A bus plunged nearly 380 feet (150 meters) into a river in mountainous northern India on Tuesday, killing at least 15 Hindu pilgrims and injuring another seven people, police said.
Fri., May 19, 2017, 9:48 a.m.
A landslide stranded about 13,000 Indian pilgrims near a revered Hindu temple site in northern India on Friday, but caused no casualties, an official said.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 5:01 a.m.
In a mountain valley in Kashmir, plans are under way for Chinese engineers guarded by Pakistani forces to expand the lofty Karakoram Highway in a project that is stirring diplomatic …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 6 p.m.
Indian police are reviewing reports of missing children to try to identify a girl who was found living in a forest with a group of monkeys.
Fri., March 17, 2017, 11:44 a.m.
A landslide election victory and a more conciliatory army chief may not be enough to push nuclear-armed enemies India and Pakistan toward renewed talks, even as small signs of cooperation …