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Train derails in northern India, killing at least 23

2017-08-19 19:46

Six coaches of a passenger train have derailed in northern India, killing 23 people and injuring at least 81.

China, India soldiers hurl stones at one another in Kashmir

2017-08-16 14:25

Officials say Indian and Chinese soldiers have hurled stones at one another during an altercation in the high Himalayas in Indian-controlled Kashmir.

Outrage mounts over India hospital infant deaths

2017-08-13 18:05

A key ally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing calls for his resignation after dozens of children died at a government hospital in northern India that suffered oxygen shortages.

At least 6 dead, dozens missing, in Indian landslide

2017-08-13 12:13

At least six people have been killed and dozens more are missing after a massive landslide swept two buses off a hillside into a deep gorge in mountainous northern India, an official says.

India's army steps up troop level on China border

2017-08-12 07:21

India has increased the number of troops along its northeastern border with China, amid a tense stand-off between Delhi and Beijing over a strategically key Himalayan plateau.

Tata Motors profit up 42% on strong JLR sales, pensions change

2017-08-11 09:58

Indian carmaker Tata Motors on Wednesday reported a 42 percent rise in quarterly profits, buoyed by a one-time gain from changes it made to pension plans at British unit Jaguar Land Rover.

Study: Being outside could become deadly in South Asia

2017-08-03 13:31

A new study suggests wide swaths of northern India, southern Pakistan and parts of Bangladesh may become so hot and humid by the end of the century that it will be deadly just being outdoors

11 killed by lightning strikes as India floods continue

2017-07-31 12:38

Lightning has killed at least 11 people in eastern India as large swathes of the country reel under the worst floods in years that have left hundreds dead and millions displaced, officials have said.

Indian baby survives being buried alive by teen mother

2017-07-28 15:34

A week old baby boy in India has survived several hours in a grave after being buried alive by his teenaged rape victim mother, police say.

Mumbai building collapse death toll rises to 17

2017-07-26 10:58

Rescuers stepped up a desperate bid Wednesday to find victims buried under the rubble of a collapsed building in Mumbai as the death toll rose to 17.

 

10-year-old India rape victim gives birth to baby girl

2017-08-18 07:04

A 10-year-old rape victim whose plea for an abortion was rejected by India's Supreme Court has given birth to a baby girl, a doctor said Thursday.

Rescuers pull out 46 bodies after landslide hits India

2017-08-14 07:02

Soldiers and volunteers are resuming rescue operations after pulling 46 bodies from the mud left by a landslide that trapped two buses in northern India.

Massive monsoon disasters across Nepal, India

2017-08-13 15:31

Monsoon floods and landslides have killed at least 66 people across Nepal and India but officials fear that figure could almost double as rescuers search for dozens believed lost under mud and in submerged villages.

35 children die in north Indian hospital in 3 days

2017-08-12 17:18

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 lack of a sufficient oxygen supply in the children's ward.

30 children die in India hospital over two days

2017-08-11 18:17

More than 30 children have died at a government-run hospital in northern India over 48 hours.

Outbreak of 'braid chopping' spooks women

2017-08-03 22:17

Police are investigating an outbreak of "braid chopping" that is spooking Indian villagers and has seen a woman murdered amid rumours of witchcraft.

India cuts rates as Patel seizes last chance to spur growth

2017-08-02 12:03

India has ut interest rates to the lowest since 2010 to boost an economy struggling to recover from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cash clampdown.

India seizes huge amount of heroin

2017-07-31 05:13

India's coast guard authorities have seized a massive amount of heroin from a ship off the country's western coast.

EXCLUSIVE: Indian IT guru linked to fake WMC sites

2017-07-26 11:09

News24 has succeeded in puncturing layers of protection to unmask the identity of an Indian businessman linked to several "white monopoly capital" disinformation portals.

Heavy monsoon rains lash western India, killing 16

2017-07-25 15:51

Officials say heavy monsoon rains are lashing western India, including the desert state of Rajasthan, killing at least 16 people this week, with more than 24,000 villagers evacuated to higher ground

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