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  • 18 killed in massive explosion at Indian wedding: official

    Rescuers have discovered nine more bodies beneath the ruins of an Indian hotel, bringing the known death toll from an explosion which tore through a wedding party to 18, an official says.

  • Ex-Maldives president urges India to resolve crisis

    Maldives ex-president Mohamed Nasheed calls for India to send an envoy backed by its military to free Supreme Court judges and other detainees held by the government following the imposition of a state of emergency in the Indian Ocean archipelago.

  • India's budget focuses on rural economy ahead of elections

    India unveils its budget for the fiscal year starting April 1 on Thursday, in what is being seen as a test for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to maintain fiscal discipline without stifling economic growth ahead of general elections next year.

  • Making CCTV cameras mandatory in local buses

    The 2012 Nirbhaya incident in Delhi shook the world. The aftermath of this harrowing incident not only raised concerns for female commuters but gave rise to a whole lot of similar incidents.

  • SA beat India by 72 runs in Cape Town

    Seamer Vernon Philander takes career-best figures as rampant South Africa claim a 72-run victory over India at Newlands on Monday.

  • Mumbai shopping complex fire kills 14

    At least 14 people including 12 women are killed and 19 others injured when a fire broke out in a roof-top pub of a building during a birthday celebration shortly after midnight in Mumbai, officials say.

  • India's 'moonwalking' traffic cop turns heads

    He is inspired by Bollywood and has a Freddie Mercury-style moustache -- but it is the Michael Jackson dance moves of traffic cop Ranjeet Singh that grab attention on India's chaotic streets.

  • India dismiss Sri Lanka for 215 in 3rd ODI

    Opener Upul Tharanga made 95 before Sri Lanka are bowled out for 215 in 44.5 overs in the third and deciding one-day international against India in Visakhapatnam.

  • Talaq ‘to be’ a punishable offence in India

    India has approved a bill identifying an instant ‘talaq’ as punishable offence, which would give Muslim women the right to seek maintenance in case of triple ‘talaq’.

  • 8 donkeys, ‘jailed’ for destroying plants in India

    Eight donkeys, detained by Orai jail authorities for damaging plants and causing injury to children near prison premises, are released to their owners in India’s Uttar Pradesh.