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Pollution hangs over Indian capital as farm stubble fires rage

New Delhi's air quality was at its worst this season on Thursday(29), as winds heavy with toxic smoke from polluting vehicles and smouldering crop...

US warns of threat posed by China, signs military pact with India

The US and India signed a pact to share sensitive satellite and map data on Tuesday(27) as US secretary of state Mike Pompeo warned...

Delhi’s air pollution level worsens

THE air quality in India's capital New Delhi turned a lot worse over the weekend as a result of the Dussehra festival celebrations. Hindus in...

Trump’s description of India as filthy sets off calls for cleaner air

US President Donald Trump's description of India as a filthy place with polluted air has unleashed calls on social media for urgent clean-up action,...

Modi’s party, courting votes in Bihar state, promises free Covid-19 vaccines

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi's party on Thursday(22) promised free doses of any future Covid-19 vaccine for the residents of eastern Bihar state if...

India, US set for military pact on satellite data during Pompeo visit

India is closing in on an agreement with the US that will give it access to satellite data for better accuracy of missiles and...

Creditors back plan to get Jet Airways flying again

Creditors on Saturday backed a surprise plan by a consortium to revive Jet Airways 18 months after India's biggest private airline went bankrupt with...

Bhanu Athaiya, first Indian to win an Oscar, dies at 91

Costume designer Bhanu Athaiya, the first Indian to win an Oscar, passed away in Mumbai on Thursday(15) aged 91, the Press Trust of India...

Poor Indian women ‘learn to ignore’ sexual abuse at work

From lewd comments to demands for sex, women working in India's vast informal sector rarely report sexual harassment for fear of losing their jobs,...

Heavy rains kill 12 people in India, damage crops

Heavy rains have killed at least 12 people in southern India and caused widespread flooding in the city Hyderabad, home to major IT companies...