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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.

Trudeau apologises over brown face | Trump tackles California: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-09-19 07:17

Trudeau apologises for brown face photo | Trump bars California from setting fuel standards; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

WATCH | India bans e-cigarettes due to worldwide vaping backlash

2019-09-18 15:54

India has announced a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology promoted as less harmful than smoking tobacco.

India will do its own checks on the Boeing 737 Max - even if it's cleared in the US

2019-09-13 22:30

India, one of the biggest buyers of the plane, plans to conduct its own checks and demand simulator training for all pilots before Boeing's 737 Max jets can fly in the country again, even if the US Federal Aviation Administration clears the grounded jets, an insider has said.

India loses contact with Moon lander

2019-09-07 07:50

India's space programme suffered a huge setback after it lost contact with an unmanned spacecraft moments before it was due to make a historic soft landing on the Moon.

WATCH | At 74, Andhra woman becomes the oldest-ever to give birth

2019-09-06 11:11

A 74-year-old woman has become the oldest-ever to give birth after she delivered twins at a hospital in India. WATCH NOW.

WATCH | 'Astronaut' explores common ground in India

2019-09-03 13:59

A video of an "astronaut" exploring "craters" in Bangalore city has gone viral.

 

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.

WATCH | Man tries snatching sleeping 4-year-old girl

2019-09-18 17:28

A man caught on CCTV trying to kidnap a 4-year-old child when she was sleeping with her mother outside their home in Punjab's Ludhiana has been arrested.

US points to Iran over Saudi strike | Thunberg gets climate honour: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-09-17 06:50

Trump says Iran appears to be behind Saudi strike | Teen activist Thunberg receives Conscience Award; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Indian police intercept weapons 'headed for Kashmir'

2019-09-12 22:24

Three men suspected of belonging to a Pakistan-based militant organisation were arrested on Thursday transporting weapons and ammunition towards Indian Kashmir, police said.

India scheduled to land its 'baby' on the Moon

2019-09-06 17:47

With India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi at mission control and millions more watching nationwide, India hopes this weekend to become only the fourth country to land a spacecraft on the Moon.

Hurricane Dorian kills 7 | Rebel MPs beat Boris Johnson Brexit plan: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-09-04 06:27

At least 7 killed in Bahamas by Hurricane Dorian says PM | Opponents of 'no-deal' Brexit vote to defeat Johnson; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

India's Chandrayaan-2 ready for moon touchdown

2019-09-03 11:27

The landing module of India's unmanned moon mission separated successfully from the orbiter ahead of its planned touchdown on the moon's south polar region this weekend, the country's space agency said.

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