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Four passengers die in 'unbearable' heat on Indian train

Four passengers die in 'unbearable' heat on Indian train

Four people died in 'unbearable' heat while travelling by train in northern India, which has been in the grip of a heatwave for two weeks, officials and passengers said Tuesday.

Indian court orders release of journalist arrested over social media

Indian court orders release of journalist arrested over social media

India's Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the immediate release on bail of a journalist arrested at the weekend and remanded to 11 days' judicial custody over social media posts allegedly defaming a local politician.

Indian toddler dies after 110 hours down well

Indian toddler dies after 110 hours down well

A two-year-old Indian boy stuck in a narrow well for more than four days was pulled out dead on Tuesday, triggering protests over delays in reaching the toddler.

Six escape death sentence for rape, murder of eight-year-old Indian girl

Six escape death sentence for rape, murder of eight-year-old Indian girl

Six men were convicted Monday over the notorious 2018 gang rape and murder in India of an eight-year-old girl from a nomadic tribe that provoked horror and stoked inter-religious tensions.

Six convicted over notorious Indian gang rape

Six convicted over notorious Indian gang rape

Six men were convicted on Monday over the notorious 2018 gang rape and murder in India of a young girl from a nomadic tribe that provoked horror and stoked inter-religious tensions.

India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric

India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric

India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules for clean mobility.

Rohit Sharma century guides India to opening World Cup win

Rohit Sharma century guides India to opening World Cup win

Sharma hit an unbeaten century as India made a comfortable start to their World Cup campaign with a six-wicket win over South Africa in Southampton on Wednesday that dealt a fresh blow to the Proteas' tournament hopes.

Indian GDP grows at 5.8%, slowest pace in 17 quarters

Indian GDP grows at 5.8%, slowest pace in 17 quarters

India's economy grew at a much-lower-than-expected 5.8% in the January-March period, its slowest pace in 17 quarters, and falling behind China's pace for the first time in nearly two years, data showed on Friday.

Sri Lanka enters port deal with Japan, India

Sri Lanka enters port deal with Japan, India

Sri Lanka Tuesday announced it is entering into partnership with India and Japan to develop a deep-sea container terminal next to a controversial $500-million Chinese-run container jetty in Colombo harbour.

India's beleaguered Jet Airways founder held at airport

India's beleaguered Jet Airways founder held at airport

Indian Immigration authorities on Saturday stopped former Jet Airways chief Naresh Goyal and his wife from travelling to London, an official said, months after the debt-laden company grounded its fleet.

Fire in commercial centre in India kills at least 17

Fire in commercial centre in India kills at least 17

At least 17 people were killed when a fire broke out in a four-storey commercial building in the city of Surat in India's western state of Gujarat on Friday, police said.

Modi vows 'inclusive' India after landslide election win

Modi vows 'inclusive' India after landslide election win

Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed an ‘inclusive’ future for all Indians on Thursday after a landslide election victory that crushed the Gandhi dynasty's comeback hopes once again.