- Countries, investors pledge billions for clean energy tech Updated: Nov-29-15 7:26 pm
Government and business leaders are banking on clean energy technology to fight global warming, kicking off this week€™s high-stakes climate change negotiations by pledging billions of dollars to research and develop a technical fix to the planetâ€™s climate woes.
- Khalil named Asian football player of the year Updated: Nov-29-15 10:58 am
GURGAON, India - Ahmed Khalil of the United Arab Emirates was named the Asian player of the year Sunday at the AFC's annual awards function.
- Gay rights activists march in New Delhi parade Updated: Nov-29-15 7:58 am
NEW DELHI - Hundreds of gay rights activists danced to drum beats and held colorful balloons as they marched in a parade in New Delhi on Sunday, celebrating what they call the diversity of gender and sexuality.
- Tens of thousands overcome Delhi pollution in half marathon Updated: Nov-29-15 5:05 am
NEW DELHI - The tens of thousands of people who participated in Sunday's half marathon in India's capital had more than just running 21 kilometers (13 miles) through New Delhi's streets on a misty, chilly morning to deal with. They also had to overcome the city's unparalleled air pollution.
- Tens of thousands of students protest in Nepalese capital Updated: Nov-27-15 8:14 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal - Tens of thousands of students held hands, waved banners and chanted slogans in Nepal's capital Friday to protest against a border blockade that has caused severe shortages of fuel and an increase in food prices in the Himalayan country.
- Pakistan cricket receives govt approval to play India in SL Updated: Nov-27-15 5:26 am
ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Cricket Board says it has received approval from the government to play India in Sri Lanka in a limited-overs series next month.
- Ashwin dozen leads India to test series win over SAfrica Updated: Nov-27-15 5:15 am
NAGPUR, India - Offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin finished with a 12-wicket match haul as India defeated South Africa by 124 runs in the third test to win the four-game series on Friday.
- Nepal asks India to investigate shooting by border guards Updated: Nov-26-15 8:30 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal - Nepal asked India on Thursday to investigate a shooting by border guards that has wounded at least four people and to punish those involved.
- Indian media say paramilitary force is curtailing freedom Updated: Nov-25-15 7:56 am
GAUHATI, India - Indian media and a rights group accused a paramilitary force on Wednesday of attempting to curtail press freedom by asking newspapers in an insurgency-hit northeastern state to stop publishing statements from a banned rebel group.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.