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India plans 'very small' space station after 2022

2019-06-13 18:06

India plans to establish its own "very small" space station in the next decade as the country gears up for a first manned mission beyond earth.

Indian team treks to find missing climbers on Himalayan slope

2019-06-11 06:06

Indian mountaineers began a dangerous trek toward an isolated Himalayan slope in a bid to find the bodies of eight climbers feared killed by an avalanche.

4 killed in political gun battle in India

2019-06-09 18:07

A gun battle between supporters of India's ruling right-wing party and a regional rival has killed four people in West Bengal, police have said, as violence raged in the tinderbox state.

MUST SEE: This rubbish dump is set to outgrow the Taj Mahal!

2019-06-04 13:30

India's highest rubbish dump is on course to outstrip the Taj Mahal in terms of height over the course of the next 12 months, with no end in sight to its foul-smelling growth.

Four rescued, 8 still missing on avalanche-hit Indian peak

2019-06-02 20:26

Four British climbers have been rescued from an avalanche-hit Himalayan mountain range, Indian authorities said on Sunday, as a frantic search continued for eight other mountaineers still missing on its treacherous heights.

WATCH: At 46.8 degrees, Delhi records hottest May since 2013

2019-06-01 08:02

Heat wave conditions scorched the national capital Thursday, with the Palam Observatory registering a high of 46.8 degrees Celsius, the maximum temperature recorded in May since 2013. The Palam Observatory had recorded a high of 47.2 degrees Celsi...

Modi healthcare scheme won hearts, and votes

2019-05-29 11:30

While India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nationalist tub-thumping has been widely credited with his recent election win, another factor was one he kept relatively quiet about: Modicare.

EU shifts right | Trumps touts Iran talks: WATCH the top World news videos for Monday

2019-05-27 07:24

European figures react to election results | Trump on Iran: 'If they'd like to talk, we'd like to talk'; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH.

India set to count votes after marathon general elections

2019-05-23 05:09

India is set to count votes after the seven-phase elections drew to a close on May 19, with incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi tipped to win a second term in office.

Modi's party confident after polls predict India election victory

2019-05-21 05:25

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party said that exit polls from the country's marathon election showed an "overwhelming" vote in favour of a second term for the Hindu nationalist leader.

 

Married Indian man jailed for life after faking a plane hijacking so he could be with his girlfriend

2019-06-13 15:25

An Indian man has been jailed for life after writing a fake hijacking letter just so he could be with his girlfriend.

India court convicts six in gang rape, murder of Kashmir girl, 8

2019-06-10 10:24

Six men have been convicted over the notorious 2018 gang rape and murder in India of a young girl from a Muslim nomadic tribe that provoked horror and stoked inter-religious tensions.

India aborts mission to recover climbers' bodies on Nanda Devi

2019-06-05 18:29

Treacherous conditions forced India's military to abort an aerial attempt to recover the bodies of eight climbers feared killed high in the Himalayas, officials have said.

Tension in Tiananmen Square | Trump in UK: WATCH the top World news videos for today

2019-06-04 06:19

Heavy security for flag-raising ceremony in Tiananmen Square | Donald Trump UK state visit: Day one round-up; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH.

India's PM Modi makes major cabinet changes for second term

2019-06-01 12:05

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named his new cabinet, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous re-election.

Singing dad dies on stage at daughter's wedding bash

2019-05-31 13:27

A doting dad dropped dead on stage at a family get-together the night before his daughter's wedding – and nobody told her until the day after her nuptials.

What does Modi's return to power mean for India's Muslims?

2019-05-28 17:25

Days after returning to power with a resounding mandate, India's prime minister Narendra Modi has struck a conciliatory tone by saying his party needed to win the trust of Muslims - the country's largest minority.

New India PM | Abortion protests hit US: WATCH the top World news videos for today

2019-05-23 07:01

Who is India's next PM? Counting starts soon | Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH.

After 17 years, Gujarat riots gang-rape survivor receives justice

2019-05-21 20:08

Bilkis Bano is only the second person in India to receive compensation in a case of sexual abuse during communal riots.

Cyclone Fani death toll rises as anger grows against government

2019-05-14 05:22

The death toll from a major cyclone that hit eastern India and Bangladesh in early May has risen to 77 as anger grew over millions of people still without power and water.

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