- AP staffers win prestigious Indian journalism awards Updated: Nov-25-15 6:06 am
NEW DELHI - Two Associated Press journalists are among the winners of the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards, India's most prestigious, for work exposing the public health and environmental damage done by the country's asbestos industry and capturing the devastation of last year's floods in the Kashmir region.
- 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.
- 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 court sentences Uber driver to life in prison for rape Updated: Nov-03-15 9:35 am
NEW DELHI - An Indian court sentenced an Uber driver to life in prison Tuesday for raping a passenger in his vehicle last December, in a case that has triggered widespread protests against sexual violence and demands for more efforts to ensure women's safety.
- India woos Africa with aid, technology as China looms large Updated: Oct-28-15 6:43 am
NEW DELHI - In Mozambique, India is building a solar panel plant that will help the southern African country harness renewable energy. Cameroon, in Central Africa, has sought India's help in fighting the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram. In Ethiopia, Indian technical and financial aid has helped transform the country into a major sugar producer, creating tens of thousands of jobs.