- Bus falls into dry river bed in central India, killing 16 Updated: May-05-16 4:33 am
PATNA, India - A passenger bus fell into a dry river bed after crashing through the railing of a bridge in central India, killing 16 people, police said Thursday.
- Liberty House submits bid for Tata Steel assets in UK Updated: May-03-16 3:26 pm
LONDON - Two firms have expressed interest in buying the available assets of Tata Steel UK, setting up rival bids that could help revive the troubled industry in Britain.
- NBC and Golf Channel facing a busy summer of golf Updated: May-03-16 1:42 pm
The summer schedule for NBC and Golf Channel is not finalized, though this much is clear: There won't be another summer like this one from the number of big events to two premier tournaments that the networks have never broadcast.
- 3 detained after Dalit law student raped, murdered in India Updated: May-03-16 10:44 am
NEW DELHI - Police detained three men for questioning Tuesday in the rape and murder of a law student whose body was found mutilated in southern India, officials said.
- Tribunal: India, Italy should agree on Italian marine's bail Updated: May-03-16 10:15 am
NEW DELHI - India and Italy should work toward an agreement to allow an Italian marine to return home while an arbitration process continues in the fatally shootings of two Indian fishermen in 2012, a tribunal said Tuesday.
- Indian teenager dies while shooting selfie with loaded gun Updated: May-03-16 6:33 am
NEW DELHI - A teenager has died after accidentally shooting himself while posing for a selfie with a loaded handgun held to his head, police said Tuesday.
- Uber, China's Alipay expand cooperation to foreign markets Updated: May-03-16 3:41 am
BEIJING - Ride-hailing service Uber and the payment service of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group are expanding a partnership to allow Chinese travelers to summon and pay for a car in any country where Uber operates.
- Italy: Hague tribunal OKs marine's return from India for now Updated: May-02-16 2:59 pm
ROME - An international tribunal in The Hague has decided that an Italian marine being held in India in the shooting deaths of two Indian fishermen mistaken for pirates can return home for the duration of arbitration, the Italian foreign ministry said Monday.
- Wildfires sweep through mountain forests in north India Updated: May-02-16 11:06 am
LUCKNOW, India - Massive wildfires that have killed at least seven people in recent weeks were burning through pine forests in the mountains of northern India on Monday, including parts of two tiger reserves.
- Parts of India ban daytime cooking as hundreds die of heat Updated: Apr-29-16 8:27 pm
PATNA, India - With sizzling temperatures claiming more than 300 lives this month in India, officials said they were banning daytime cooking in some parts of the drought-stricken country in a bid to prevent accidental fires that have killed nearly 80 more people.
- Man who stalked woman from India to US sentenced in Texas Updated: Apr-29-16 8:27 am
MCKINNEY, Texas - A 32-year-old Los Angeles man who stalked a woman for almost a decade after he met her in India has been sentenced to 17 years in prison after a Texas jury convicted him of breaking into her Dallas-area apartment and setting up a false credit tracking account to locate her.
- Speaker invites India Prime Minister to address Congress Updated: Apr-28-16 12:05 pm
WASHINGTON - House Speaker Paul Ryan says he has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi (nah-REN'-drah MOH'-dee) of India to address a joint meeting of Congress on June 8.
- Tibetans in exile re-elect Lobsang Sangay as prime minister Updated: Apr-27-16 5:19 am
DHARMSALA, India - Lobsang Sangay has been re-elected prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile in voting held last month, officials announced Wednesday, with Sangay saying the election shows that Tibetans in exile "are practicing democracy, whereas China is not."
- State backs athletes who could miss Rio due to power failure Updated: Apr-27-16 3:10 am
NEW DELHI - The Olympic ambitions of two Indian sprinters are in jeopardy after a power failure at a weekend qualifying event prevented electronic timing, and their hand-timed performances - good enough to make the team for Rio de Janeiro - do not count.
- Biofuel manufacturing plant catches fire in southern India Updated: Apr-27-16 2:38 am
HYDERABAD, India - A biofuel manufacturing plant caught fire in southern India, triggering explosions in biodiesel tanks and forcing around 150 workers to flee the facility, officials said Wednesday.
- Pakistani Sikhs open temple after 73 years, risking attacks Updated: Apr-27-16 2:27 am
PESHAWAR, Pakistan - An armed policeman stood guard outside the 300-year-old Sikh temple, known as a gurdwara, in northwest Pakistan. He kept a watchful eye on everyone who passed him on the narrow street, looking for a suspicious gesture, or a bulge beneath the clothes that hints at a hidden gun or a bomb.
- Al-Qaida says it killed Bangladesh gay activist, friend Updated: Apr-26-16 3:06 pm
NEW DELHI - The Bangladeshi branch of al-Qaida claimed responsibility Tuesday for the killing of a gay rights activist and his friend, undermining the prime minister's insistence just hours earlier that her political opponents were to blame for the attack and for a rising tide of violence against secular activists and writers.
- Indian Supreme Court extends Italian marine's stay in Italy Updated: Apr-26-16 8:43 am
NEW DELHI - India's Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed an Italian marine involved in the shooting deaths of two Indian fishermen in 2012 to continue to stay in Italy until Sept. 30.
- India asks Pakistan to curb terror groups targeting India Updated: Apr-26-16 6:44 am
NEW DELHI - India on Tuesday asked Pakistan to rein in terrorist groups operating from its soil and targeting India, expressing dissatisfaction with action taken so far against suspects of an attack on an Indian air force base in January.
- Indians take to Buddhist chanting to alleviate urban stress Updated: Apr-26-16 4:43 am
NEW DELHI - The bank executive, the book publisher and the social worker had one thing in common: Their hectic lives in the crowded Indian capital had become so chaotic and stressful, they've turned to chanting Buddhist mantras in search of calm.
- Massive fire guts natural history museum in India's capital Updated: Apr-26-16 2:43 am
NEW DELHI - A massive fire Tuesday gutted the National Museum of Natural History in India's capital, one of the country's top museums, an official said.
- India revokes visa for Germany-based Uighur activist Updated: Apr-25-16 5:42 am
NEW DELHI - India has revoked a tourist visa given to a Germany-based ethnic Uighur activist to attend an upcoming conference at the headquarters of the Tibetan government-in-exile in northern India, an official said Monday.
- Nepal has done little to protect itself from next 'big one' Updated: Apr-25-16 2:00 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal - Last year's massive earthquake in Nepal killed nearly 9,000 people, yet could have been much deadlier. It was spared not by disaster preparedness, but by the calendar.
- India revokes passport of tycoon who owes $1 billion Updated: Apr-24-16 5:12 am
NEW DELHI - India on Sunday revoked the passport of a flamboyant Indian businessman accused of fleeing to London in March while owing more than a billion dollars to Indian banks.
- Mudslide kills 17 in India's remote northeast Updated: Apr-22-16 7:01 am
GAUHATI, India - Torrential rains triggered a mudslide that buried a labor camp in India's remote northeast bordering China early Friday, killing 17 people, police said.