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Islamabad (dpa) - India's foreign minister will meet with Pakistani leaders as the rival nuclear-armed neighbours pursue a new initiative to reduce tensions.Foreign Minister...

Intense flood relief and rescue operations were under way in southern India Thursday after the death toll in the region's heaviest seasonal rains in...

The juvenile convicted in a 2012 Delhi gang rape case will undergo vocational training after his three-year term in a special home ends, a...

- Nepali protesters clashed with Indian citizens in the border area overnight amid tension over the blockade of freight trucks entering or leaving Nepal,...

The southern Indian metropolis Chennai was crippled Wednesday by floods brought on by torrential rains that left thousands stranded in their homes and shut...

Heavy rain brought air travel from India's southern city of Chennai to a standstill Wednesday, with runways flooded from 24 hours of downpours, officials...

India's Sundarbans mangroves have been at the forefront of low-carbon solar energy for 30 years, but the region may become one of the first...

New Delhi (dpa) - Fictional spy James Bond has seen his amorous clinches cut short by India's film censors in the latest installment of...

If all the people waiting to have a toilet in their homes in India were to form a queue, the line would have 774...

Schools and colleges were closed in the southern state of Tamil Nadu and its waterlogged capital Chennai Monday as rains continued to pound the...

Street sweepers from New Delhi will embark on an official trip to Japan and South Korea to learn more about their trade, sparking consternation...

Prime Minister David Cameron urged Britain and India Thursday to "forge a more ambitious, modern partnership" as he held talks with his Indian counterpart,...

A tiger reserve and tribal village are threatened by a plan to dam and divert an Indian river as part of a mammoth hydro-engineering...

Indian ruling Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday conceded defeat in a crucial state election widely seen as a test of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's...

Commercial activity in India-administered Kashmir came to a halt on Sunday as separatist leaders called a strike after a demonstrator was killed in clashes...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced a 12-billion-dollar economic package for the development of insurgency-hit Indian-administered Kashmir.Modi was on his first visit...

An alleged Indian underworld don who was arrested in Indonesia after 20 years on the run, was deported to his home country on Friday,...

An Indian Uber taxi driver convicted of raping a passenger was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday, lawyers connected with the case said.The victim,...

Two Indian soldiers were killed when Pakistani forces fired across a ceasefire line in the disputed Kashmir region, the Indian army said Tuesday.The incident...

Hollywood superstar Leonardo DiCaprio made a secretive visit to India for shooting a documentary on climate change with a brief tour to the Taj...

Islamabad (dpa) - Pakistani authorities were on Friday rushing medics and vaccines to north-western valleys hit by a major earthquake this week as thousands...

One of India's most popular actors, the quintessential romantic hero Shah Rukh Khan, turns 50 on November 2, but he is far from done...

Kabul (dpa) - The Taliban Thursday announced a ceasefire in areas of Afghanistan affected by a powerful quake that hit the region earlier this...

Islamabad (dpa) - Rescuers in Pakistan and Afghanistan were engaged in a race again time Tuesday to reach as many survivors as possible as...

Kabul/Islamabad (dpa) - A massive earthquake in a remote part of the Hindu Kush mountain range in north-eastern Afghanistan sent tremors rippling through Pakistan...

Islamabad (dpa) - Three Pakistani civilians were killed by mortar shells when Indian and Pakistani troops clashed Monday on the Punjab border, the Foreign...

Expanding trade ties, particularly in the energy sector, topped the agenda as Indian and African leaders kicked off their largest-ever summit in New Delhi...

The upcoming India-Africa Forum Summit, the third in and largest in a series, offers major opportunities for India to enhance its trade relations with...

The lynching of an Indian man over rumours that he consumed beef was a planned act, an inquiry in India found, countering ministers' claims...

An Uber taxi driver was convicted Tuesday of raping a passenger a year ago in a case that once again put the spotlight on...

Talks on a cricket series between India and Pakistan were cancelled after Hindu extremists stormed the Indian cricket board's headquarters in Mumbai on Monday,...

Two teenage boys have been arrested for allegedly raping a toddler in New Delhi, police said Sunday, in a case which has caused widespread...

A toddler and a 5-year-old girl were raped in separate attacks in New Delhi, police said Saturday, sparking outrage in the Indian capital.A 2-and-a-half-year-old...

Sydney (dpa) - Australian conservationists vowed Friday to continue their fight against plans to build the country's biggest coal mine in the state of...

The lynching of an Indian Muslim by a Hindu mob on suspicion he ate beef was "unfortunate," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in an...

Tokyo (dpa) - Japan's navy is participating in this year's joint naval exercises by India and the United States in the Indian Ocean Wednesday...

Right-wing Hindu activists in Mumbai on Monday threw black paint in the face of the organizer of a book launch for a Pakistani author,...

Chennai's rubbish disposal relies on a network of lower-caste waste pickers whose task is illegal and frequently draws police harassment. The government plans to...

India will induct women as fighter pilots in its air force soon, a senior officer said Thursday."We have women pilots flying transport aircraft and...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Premier Narendra Modi were in India's information technology hub Tuesday for talks on boosting cooperation in related fields.Modi received...

India must speed up economic reforms if it wants more investment by foreign companies, German industry bosses visiting New Delhi said at a gathering...

New Delhi (dpa) - Germany wants to be a partner in India's economic development, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in New Delhi Monday ahead...

India and Germany say they hope to find ways to boost stagnating bilateral trade and economic ties during Chancellor Angela Merkel's three-day India visit,...

India pledged to cut the intensity of its carbon emissions over the next 15 years and make its economy more energy efficient as it...

A suspected witch-doctor severed the head of a 4-year-old boy in southern India in an alleged case of human sacrifice, news reports said Thursday.Angry...

An Indian court sentenced five men to death Wednesday for the multiple blasts on Mumbai's local trains in 2006 that killed 189 people, lawyers...

The Reserve Bank of India Tuesday cut its short-term lending rate by 50 basis points to 6.75 per cent Tuesday.The central bank's move came...

Silicon Valley can look down the road and easily see that the big markets in the coming years are going to be in Asia...

Women in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu are finding their contraception choices wrested from them under pressures from health professionals and family, in...