Dalai Lama: My health is fine

2015-10-03 15:01

The Dalai Lama has assured his followers that he is in excellent health upon his return to the Tibetan government-in-exile's headquarters in northern India.

Indian witch doctor beheads toddler in human sacrifice to Hindu goddess

2015-10-01 11:23

A suspected witch-doctor severed the head of a 4-year-old boy in southern India in an alleged case of human sacrifice, news reports say.

China boosts gold reserves, diversifying assets

2015-09-30 11:15

China has boosted central bank gold holdings as the country that rivals India seeks to diversify its foreign exchange reserves.

India backs solar as Paris climate talks loom

2015-09-29 17:59

After years of betting big on highly polluting coal, India is under huge pressure to commit to cutting carbon emissions using solar as its trump card at upcoming climate change talks in Paris.

20 feared missing after India boat capsizes

2015-09-29 09:35

Rescuers are searching for about 20 people feared missing after a boat capsized and sank in a rain-swollen river in remote northeast India, a government official says.

Crowded boat overturns in India river; dozens feared drowned

2015-09-28 12:48

An official says an overcrowded motorboat has capsized in a river near the northeast Indian city of Gauhati, and dozens of people are feared drowned.

India ready to invest over $15bn in Iran

2015-09-23 16:00

India is ready to invest more than $15.2bn to build projects in Iran including taking up full-scale development of Chabahar Port.

Buried alive: Workers build 'road over' drunk man

2015-09-22 08:38

A drunken man was reportedly buried alive after he fell into a pothole and construction workers built a 'road over him', report Indian authorities.

Rescue efforts underway to reach workers trapped in Indian tunnel

2015-09-21 14:15

Rescuers are attempting to reach two labourers trapped underground after a tunnel collapsed in India's northern state of Himachal Pradesh.

Court orders protection for Indian sisters facing rape threat

2015-09-17 05:47

India's Supreme Court has ordered authorities to provide protection to two sisters facing alleged rape threats by a local council, after their brother eloped with a high caste woman.


India unveils climate target to cut energy intensity

2015-10-02 11:44

India has promised to make its economy more energy efficient and to cut emissions intensity of its GDP by 30-35% by 2030 from 2005 levels, in a climate change policy statement released ahead of a UN summit in Paris in December.

5 sentenced to death for 2006 Mumbai train blasts

2015-09-30 20:13

An Indian court has sentenced five men to death for the multiple blasts on Mumbai's local trains in 2006 that killed 189 people.

Muslim man beaten to death for eating beef - India

2015-09-30 10:42

Indian police say they had arrested six people after a 50-year-old Muslim man was beaten to death over rumours he had eaten beef, a taboo in the Hindu-majority nation.

Nepal asks international flights to get fuel 'elsewhere'

2015-09-29 17:00

Nepal has run out of aviation fuel due to a trade crisis, and says international flights into the country should re-fuel elsewhere before arriving.

Despite pledges, climate action seen falling short

2015-09-29 06:04

The emissions pledges that countries have made ahead of a landmark conference in Paris have been a major boost to the slow-moving UN effort to fight climate change.

India raises death toll for citizens in hajj stampede to 18

2015-09-26 13:38

As the hajj religious pilgrims entered its final day, officials in Saudi Arabia continued to grapple with the aftermath of a deadly stampede that killed at least 719 people.

US, India agree to jointly train peacekeepers in Africa

2015-09-23 09:17

The United States and India have agreed to train troops in six African countries before they are deployed to UN peacekeeping missions, US Secretary of State, John Kerry says.

Drunken man dies in India after road built over him

2015-09-21 18:03

A drunken man has died in India after he fell into a hole and construction workers built a road over him, police say.

Gunmen kill father and toddler in Indian-controlled Kashmir

2015-09-19 15:27

Gunmen have shot and killed a 3-year-old boy and his father in Indian-controlled Kashmir, police say.

Hospitals allegedly turned away dying Indian children

2015-09-15 16:32

Private hospitals in Delhi could lose their licences over claims of refusing to treat dying children during a lethal outbreak of dengue fever.

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