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Cyclone Bulbul: 8 killed as fierce gales, torrential rains smash into India, Bangladesh coasts

2019-11-10 15:10

Eight people have died and more than two million others spent a night huddled in storm shelters as Cyclone Bulbul smashed into the coasts of India and Bangladesh with fierce gales and torrential rains.

Police, lawyers clash in India over parking spot

2019-11-05 22:00

Hundreds of Indian police have staged a rare and angry protest after a row with lawyers that initially started over a parking space degenerated into ugly clashes.

WATCH: Indian police rescue baby about to be buried alive

2019-11-01 21:39

Indian police rescued a baby as its family was about to bury it alive, officials said Friday.

Prosus units invest more than R700m in Indian business ventures

2019-10-30 19:18

Prosus investing arm and payments and fintech business PayU has announced two investments in India, increasing the company’s portfolio in what it referred to as a high-potential market.

WATCH | Mexico deports over 300 Indian migrants to New Delhi

2019-10-18 16:04

Mexico has deported 311 Indian nationals to New Delhi, the National Migration Institute (INM) said, calling it an unprecedented transatlantic deportation.

NPA having difficulties with mutual legal assistance from India and UAE

2019-10-15 20:35

The National Prosecuting Authority is having "particular difficulties" with requests for mutual legal assistance from India and the United Arab Emirates, National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi has told the portfolio committee on justice and correctional services.

WATCH | Meet Suganthi - A passionate female Uber driver

2019-10-09 08:30

It is an unusual sight to see a woman behind the wheel of a taxi, but Suganthi from India has ripped up the stereotype and took to the streets as an Uber driver.

Over 1 600 killed in India's heaviest monsoon in 25 years

2019-10-02 13:00

Data released by the federal home ministry shows that 1 673 people died because of floods since June.

Pakistan's Khan warns of 'bloodbath' in Indian Kashmir

2019-09-28 07:15

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned the UN in stark terms of the threat of a "bloodbath" in Kashmir, even invoking the possibility that its dispute with India over the territory could escalate into an all-out nuclear war.

WATCH | Indian children stealing water during droughts

2019-09-25 15:35

Nine-year-old Sakshi Garud is one of a group of children in their hamlet in India's Maharashtra, who have to journey every day to steal water for their families as the region suffers back-to-back droughts.

 

Cyclone claims 2 lives as Bangladesh, India evacuate hundreds of thousands

2019-11-09 19:02

Cyclone Bulbul has hit India, leaving two dead, as authorities in the country and in neighbouring Bangladesh order hundreds of thousands of people to get out of the path of the storm as it gains power.

WATCH | Delhi air pollution drops to worst level - 'like smoking 50 cigarettes a day'

2019-11-03 19:43

Air quality has dropped to its worst recorded level in New Delhi and nearby cities, with a thick haze hanging over the Indian capital.

Ex-White House advisor on Trump call | Outgoing US rep Katie Hill slams 'misogynistic culture': WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-11-01 06:24

Ex-White House adviser saw nothing illegal in Trump call | Katie Hill slams 'misogynistic culture' in exit speech; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

WATCH | A pollution hangover following Delhi Diwali celebrations

2019-10-28 14:50

After India's biggest firework party of the year, Delhi awoke to a pollution hangover with the capital forced to breathe hazardous levels of toxic particles.

WATCH | Fisherman turn abandoned nets into eco-friendly surfboards

2019-10-17 08:52

These Indian fisherman are turning abandoned nets into eco-friendly surfboards.

Man burying daughter finds newborn alive in grave

2019-10-14 21:16

A man digging a grave in northern India has found a newborn girl buried alive, police say, in the latest case to shine a spotlight on female infanticide in the country.

R954bn in 'zombie buildings' as India's real estate funding crunch hits

2019-10-04 16:12

Ashish Shah is caught in the middle of India’s latest financial crisis. As chief operating officer of Radius Developers, he’s struggling to fund construction of apartment complexes because of a liquidity crunch in the nation’s bloated shadow-banking sector.

At least 100 dead in north India late monsoon fury

2019-09-30 12:15

At least 100 people have died in northern India over the last three days in unusually heavy late monsoon rains which have submerged streets, hospital wards and houses, according to officials.

The Muslim looking after a Hindu shrine in India

2019-09-27 12:27

Even in the topsy-turvy world of Indian religion, Motibar Rahman stands out as a Muslim looking after a Hindu shrine, as his family has done for centuries-- on the orders of Lord Shiva himself.

India cuts corporate tax in R300 billion boost to growth

2019-09-20 14:25

India cut tax on local businesses to one of the lowest rates in Asia, while providing a more than R300bn boost to revive economic growth from a six-year low.

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