Homes evacuated as cyclone threatens India
Several thousand people in south-eastern India fled their homes on Wednesday, out of the path of a cyclone due to slam coastal areas after midnight, bringing with it heavy rain.
China accuses India of discrimination over latest app ban
Beijing lashed out at India on Wednesday after it banned another tranche of Chinese apps for national security reasons, the latest sore point between the two nuclear-armed neighbours.
Huge India oil well fire extinguished after five months
A massive oil well fire that has raged for more than five months in northeast India has finally been extinguished, officials said Sunday. Oil India engineers had battled the blaze in Assam state since an explosion in June, weeks after the well blew out and began discharging huge quantities of natural gas. Two employees of…
Top Four Destinations For The Tech-Savvy Travellers
For tech-savvy travellers, a trip to a greek beach or some exotic location is not enough, they are most likely to feel at home in a tech-friendly environment. And where best to explore than cities at the forefront of technology? Below are some of the four most advanced tech destinations you should visit: Silicon Valley…
Bollywood Actor Faraaz Khan Dies Of Brain Infection At 50
Bollywood actor Faraaz Khan has died of brain infection. He was 50 years old. Khan, who was hospitalised on last month for a chest infection, passed away in Mumbai on Wednesday. The death of the actor was announced on social media by actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt: "With a heavy heart I break the news that #FaraazKhan…
Pakistan PM vows to make contested region a full province
Prime Minister Imran Khan has angered India after declaring that part of the contested Kashmir region will provisionally become a full province of Pakistan.
Father Swamy: Indian Jesuit priest-activist
Very recently, I received the sad news of what is happening to a wonderful Jesuit priest who to boot is an activist, a solid defender of human rights in India that has since ceased to be the incredibly incredible India of my then years. Its politicians especially of now have turned or better stated, are…
Indian Film Star Sanjay Dutt Says He's 'Victorious' In Cancer Fight
Indian film star Sanjay Dutt has revealed that he has beaten cancer after being diagnosed with the disease earlier this year. "Today, on the occasion of my kids' birthday, I am happy to come out victorious from this battle and be able to give them the best gift I can -- the health and well-being…
India says 'no timeframe' for release of Chinese soldier
A Chinese soldier detained after straying into Indian territory near their high-altitude frontier will be handed back "after formalities are completed", New Delhi said Tuesday.
India detains Chinese soldier in disputed border region
India said Monday that it had detained a Chinese soldier who strayed across the disputed frontier where the two countries are engaged in a months-long standoff after a series of clashes.