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Anger brews over Indian boy's sex attack murder

2017-09-10 21:22

Hundreds of protesters clashed with police and burnt down a liquor store in an Indian city over demands to shut a school where a seven-year-old was killed for resisting a staffer's sexual attack.

Trump could give Brics new lease on life - economist

2017-09-06 20:13

The election of Donald Trump as US president potentially allows Brics countries to assume a role in championing certain initiatives, says an economist.

Air pollution throws shade on India's solar success

2017-09-03 18:19

Air pollution is diminishing India's capacity to harness power from the sun, experts say, undermining billions being invested in renewables.

Mumbai building collapse kills 18 after heavy rains

2017-08-31 19:29

At least 18 people died Thursday when a building collapsed in India's financial capital Mumbai following heavy rains that have wreaked havoc in many parts of South Asia.

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WATCH: These Kung Fu Nuns are challenging gender roles in India

Buddhist nuns who live in the Hemis region in Ladakh, India, are teaching young women self-defence to fight off sexual predators.

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Third Indian train derails in 10 days

2017-08-29 09:00

An express train has derailed in India - the third accident to hit the country's ageing railways in 10 days.

India says military stand-off with China ends

2017-08-28 20:27

India says it has agreed with China to end a months-long military stand-off at a strategically important disputed area in the Himalayas and troops were disengaging.

Floods kill over 1 200 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

2017-08-27 21:11

Rescue workers scramble to provide aid to millions of people stranded by the worst monsoon floods in South Asia for years.

India braces for violence ahead of verdict in guru's rape trial

2017-08-24 22:45

Several cities in north India are under a security lockdown ahead of a verdict in a rape trial involving a controversial and hugely popular spiritual leader.

Floods kill almost 1 000 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

2017-08-23 19:52

At least 800 people have been killed in two weeks and more than 20 million have been affected by severe flooding, as aid agencies struggle to cope.

 

Two handed death sentence for 1993 Mumbai blasts

2017-09-07 22:06

Two others given life prison and one man is jailed for 10 years for bombings that killed 257 people.

India arrests Briton for alleged sexual abuse of blind boys

2017-09-05 14:16

Police say a 54-year-old British man has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing three blind students at a school in New Delhi.

Death toll at 33 as rescuers end search at collapsed Mumbai building

2017-09-01 15:21

Rescuers have ended the search for survivors in the rubble of a collapsed apartment building in India's financial capital of Mumbai, where 33 people died.

At least 7 dead, dozens feared trapped in India building collapse

2017-08-31 09:08

Seven people have been killed and at least 25 others are trapped in a building that collapsed in after torrential rains lashed western India.

China, India rivalry looms over Brics summit

2017-08-30 14:37

China and India may have ended a tense border standoff for now, but their longstanding rivalry raises questions about the possibility of meaningful co-operation at an upcoming summit of major emerging economies.

Jailed sect leader: Why deras command huge following

2017-08-29 08:31

The sentencing of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the controversial leader of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect, has raised questions about the functioning of "deras" in India.

Indian 'rape guru' awaits sentencing amid huge security

2017-08-28 12:23

An Indian guru convicted of rape awaits sentencing, with authorities ramping up security amid fears of fresh violence days after protests over his guilty verdict left 36 dead.

28 dead after Indian guru's rape conviction triggers riots

2017-08-25 21:20

Deadly riots have broken out across a north Indian state after a court convicted a quasi-spiritual guru of raping two of his followers, leaving at least 28 dead and more than 250 injured

Death toll from South Asia flooding tops 1 000

2017-08-24 10:31

The death toll from floods sweeping South Asia has climbed above 1 000, officials have said as rescue teams try to reach millions stranded by the region's worst monsoon disaster in recent years.

India's top court bans Islamic instant divorce

2017-08-22 12:53

India's top court has banned a controversial Islamic practice that allows men to divorce their wives instantly, ending a long tradition that many Muslim women had fiercely opposed.

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