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Scientists find new miniature frog species in India

2017-02-21 20:25

Scientists have discovered four new species of miniature night frogs small enough to sit on a fingernail in a remote part of India.

India puts record 104 satellites into orbit in one go

2017-02-15 12:22

With a single rocket, India successfully put 104 satellites into orbit, breaking the previous record set by Russia.

Indian doctors prepare 'world's heaviest woman' for surgery

2017-02-13 21:08

Indian doctors put an Egyptian believed to be the world's heaviest woman on a special liquid diet Monday as they prepared her for an emergency weight-loss operation.

WATCH: Doctor extracts live cockroach from woman’s skull

2017-02-09 08:19

For one Indian woman, a horror story involving a live cockroach has proved all too real, after the critter burrowed up her nose and behind her eyes in the middle of the night, while she was sleeping.

How to kill a cat - Indian textbook style

2017-02-08 11:32

An Indian publisher has caused a furore with a school textbook that encourages children to suffocate kittens as part of a scientific experiment.

Pakistan gives India rare thanks

2017-02-06 05:39

Pakistan has sent a rare message of thanks to arch-rival India after a 5-year-old boy who was taken to India by his father nearly a year ago, was reunited with his Pakistani mother.

Maoist attack kills 8 policemen in eastern India

2017-02-02 13:44

Police say at least eight policemen have been killed in a land mine blast suspected to have been carried out by Maoist rebels in their stronghold in eastern India.

India's Modi eases deficit goal, heeding GDP warning

2017-02-01 09:31

India has eased its deficit targets as Prime Minister Narendra Modi boosts spending to cushion the economy after advisers warned of a steep slowdown.

Heavy snow traps 5 Indian soldiers along Kashmir frontier

2017-01-28 13:52

Five Indian soldiers on patrol have been trapped under snow after a snowy track caved in along the militarised Line of Control that divides Kashmir between India and Pakistan.

India rail disaster: Rescuers struggle to free survivors

2017-01-22 20:16

Rescuers have struggled to pull survivors from the wreckage of a train crash which killed 39 passengers in India, the latest disaster on the country's creaking rail network.

 

India arrests heads of adoption centre over trafficking

2017-02-21 16:11

Indian police say they have arrested the heads of an adoption centre suspected of selling at least 17 children to foreign couples.

Deaths from India air pollution rival China - study

2017-02-14 17:44

India's air now rivals China's as the world's deadliest, according to a new study published amid warnings that efforts to curb pollution from coal will not yield results any time soon.

BIZARRE! 500kg woman leaves Egypt in cargo plane to India for surgery

2017-02-11 18:00

The head of the Egyptian national airline, EgyptAir, says the company has transported a 500kg woman in a cargo plane to India for a series of surgeries.

Dummy mummy comes to the rescue of tiger cubs in India

2017-02-08 13:15

Park rangers in India are using a cuddly toy tigress to help three traumatised cubs recover after the death of their mother.

Indian commandos go missing en masse

2017-02-06 20:16

Dozens of trainee commandos from India's elite jungle warfare unit have gone missing on the eve of their first deployment to a restive region.

Protesters burn government buildings in India

2017-02-03 05:50

Police say hundreds of protesters are marching in a state capital in India's northeast after setting ablaze half a dozen government buildings.

5 workers killed in India building disaster

2017-02-02 06:03

A government official says a six-story building under construction in northern India has collapsed, killing at least five workers.

Kashmir avalanche death toll climbs to 24

2017-01-30 08:08

At least 24 people killed, including 20 soldiers, in a series of avalanches in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Killer avalanches hit Indian Kashmir

2017-01-25 11:49

Avalanches killed five people in Indian-administered Kashmir - four members of a family whose home was buried under snow and a soldier stationed at a military base.

Two killed in Indian bull-wrestling festival

2017-01-22 17:41

Two people have been gored to death at a bull-wrestling festival in southern India, a day after a ban on the controversial sport was overturned.

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