- Obama to meet with leaders of China, India at climate summit Updated: Nov-24-15 4:01 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is hoping to generate early momentum for international climate talks in Paris next week by holding one-on-one meetings there with the leaders of China and India.
- India's Modi stresses reforms in Singapore investment push Updated: Nov-24-15 8:05 am
SINGAPORE - In a plea for Singapore investments, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed Tuesday that reforms have been made under his watch, as the two countries elevated their relations to a strategic partnership.
- McAuliffe: deal to bring more Virginia apples to India Updated: Nov-23-15 11:16 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced an export deal to bring more Virginia apples to India.
- Helicopter crash kills Hindu pilgrims in Indian Kashmir Updated: Nov-23-15 4:31 am
SRINAGAR, India - A helicopter flying pilgrims from a mountain temple dedicated to a Hindu goddess crashed Monday, killing seven people in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir.
- Indian Hindu activists take down floating cow exhibit Updated: Nov-22-15 6:54 am
JAIPUR, India - Right-wing Hindu activists have taken down an exhibit of a Styrofoam cow that was suspended in midair using a balloon, organizers of an art fair in western India and police said Sunday.
- Nepal police fire on ethnic protesters blocking road; 2 dead Updated: Nov-22-15 1:40 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal - Police in southern Nepal opened fire on ethnic protesters blocking the nation's main highway, killing two in fresh violence that threatened to escalate political tensions, officials said Sunday.
- SE Asia creates Economic Community, but challenges remain Updated: Nov-21-15 11:39 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Thirteen years after the idea was mooted, Southeast Asian leaders on Sunday formally created a unified economic community in a region more populous and diverse than the European Union or North America, and with hopes of competing with China and India.
- Teen honored for helping Indian widows 'Sew a Future' Updated: Nov-21-15 10:32 am
PLAINSBORO, New Jersey - It's not every day that a drone shows up at your front door, drops a package with an iPad in it and whirls away, leaving you a personalized video message from Nick Cannon to come to Florida - right away.
- Greenpeace: Indian court stays order canceling work permit Updated: Nov-20-15 8:20 am
NEW DELHI - Greenpeace India said Friday that a court has put on hold a government order canceling its registration to operate in India.
- Akmal back in Pak T20 squad, Wasim ruled out due to injury Updated: Nov-20-15 8:07 am
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan summoned Umar Akmal in the Twenty20 squad for the series against England and ruled allrounder Imad Wasim out of the three-match series due to a broken little finger on his left hand.
- Nepal facing medicine shortages due to fuel crisis, blockade Updated: Nov-19-15 7:51 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal - Shortages of life-saving medicine because of political protests in Nepal that have blocked key roads could lead to a crisis, as hospitals have started to cut services, doctors said Thursday.
- Film censors to Mr. Bond: No kissing please. We're Indian Updated: Nov-19-15 5:43 am
NEW DELHI - India's film censor authorities have ordered that kissing scenes in the latest James Bond movie, "Spectre," be shortened before it is released in the country.
- Indian surrogates feel hurt by gov't ban on foreign clients Updated: Nov-18-15 10:43 pm
NEW DELHI - For thousands of childless couples the world over, India has been the go-to destination to fulfill their dreams of becoming parents, thanks to its well-trained doctors, well-appointed fertility clinics and vast numbers of poor women willing to serve as surrogate mothers.
- Indiana museum surrenders statue looted from India Updated: Nov-18-15 9:24 am
MUNCIE, Indiana - An Indiana museum has surrendered a bronze statue after learning it was likely stolen from a temple in India.
- India court orders action on crematorium near Taj Mahal Updated: Nov-17-15 10:59 am
NEW DELHI - India's Supreme Court has ordered a state government to remove a wood-burning crematorium from near the Taj Mahal to protect the monument from pollution damage.
- Indian actor Jaffrey, known for 'Gandhi' and others, dies Updated: Nov-16-15 10:05 am
NEW DELHI - Saeed Jaffrey, an Indian actor acclaimed for his roles in international films including "Gandhi," ''A Passage to India" and "My Beautiful Laundrette," has died at age 86.
- Coal not going away anytime soon despite renewables push Updated: Nov-16-15 3:03 am
BEIJING - Coal: Can't live with it and can't live without it - at least not yet.
- Nepal's PM asks India to lift undeclared blockade Updated: Nov-15-15 3:18 pm
KATHMANDU, Nepal - Nepal's prime minister has asked neighboring India to lift an "undeclared blockade," saying the Himalayan nation is facing a severe fuel shortage and trouble obtaining medicine and food supplies blocked at the border.
- Paris attacks reaction: Nordic governments condemn attacks Updated: Nov-14-15 5:50 am
PARIS - World leaders are reacting to the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II. Some of their comments:
- Student's horrific, fatal rape inspires 'India's Daughter' Updated: Nov-13-15 11:55 pm
LOS ANGELES - In December 2012, a 23-year-old medical student on the brink of a new life went to a movie with a friend. Within two weeks, she was dead of horrific injuries she suffered that night in a gang rape.
- India's Modi meets queen, rallies fans on 2nd day of UK trip Updated: Nov-13-15 12:59 pm
LONDON - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi lunched with Queen Elizabeth II and rallied thousands of cheering supporters on the second day of his high-profile official visit to Britain, as royal officials announced Prince William and his wife Kate will visit India next year.
- Man throws acid at Bulgarian woman in India Updated: Nov-13-15 11:06 am
LUCKNOW, India - An Indian man threw acid at a 23-year-old Bulgarian woman on Friday after she reportedly spurned his marriage offer in a northern Indian city popular with foreign tourists, an official said.
- Alarm over Delhi pollution doesn't stop Diwali fireworks Updated: Nov-12-15 9:13 am
NEW DELHI - The fireworks have fizzled. The festival lights are coming down. What's left of the Hindu holiday of Diwali in the Indian capital - already considered the world's most polluted - is a toxic haze that has residents gagging for oxygen and hiding indoors.
- India sees clean cooking as climate action that saves lives Updated: Nov-11-15 6:41 am
GANORA SHEIKH VILLAGE, India - Kamlesh feeds the flames of a crude clay cookstove with kindling, kerosene and sunbaked discs of cow dung. She breathes in the billowing smoke, as she does for hours every day. Her eyes water and sting. Her throat feels scratchy and sore.
- India's Prime Minister Modi faces revolt within party Updated: Nov-11-15 6:04 am
NEW DELHI - India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing a revolt within his Hindu nationalist party by senior leaders questioning his leadership style after the recent debacle in state elections.