With more than 80 dead, Kashmiris warn India over crackdown

Sep 30, 2016

With more than 80 dead, Kashmiris warn India over crackdown

Simmering anger over India’s crackdown on 10 weeks of protests in Kashmir risks drawing more young people to radical rebellion, demonstrators and security officials warn, as the sense of despair and alienation from New Delhi deepens. In the worst unrest in the disputed Himalayan ...

Sep 27, 2016

ADB upbeat on developing economies in Asia

Developing economies in Asia are holding steady and will grow at the earlier forecast rate of 5.7 percent this year and next, buoyed by resilience in the region’s two largest economies, China and India, the Asian Development Bank said Tuesday. The region’s developing economies ...

Sep 20, 2016

SoftBank considers Indian solar panel assembly joint venture

SoftBank Group Corp. is mulling a manufacturing joint venture in India that could produce the solar panels needed to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s energy targets. “SoftBank’s strategy for India includes solar panel manufacturing,” Manoj Kohli, executive chairman of SB Energy said in an ...

Sep 20, 2016

India launches first internet hotline to tackle surge in child porn

India on Monday launched its first internet hotline to encourage people to report online child pornography and curb a surge in photographs and videos on the internet showing children being sexually exploited, the founders of the initiative said. Siddharth Pillai, co-director of Indian anti-trafficking ...

Nadal helps Spain get back to Davis Cup elite

Sep 18, 2016

Nadal helps Spain get back to Davis Cup elite

Rafael Nadal and Marc Lopez clinched the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie for Spain with a hard-fought doubles win over India in New Delhi on Saturday. Nadal and Lopez, who won the doubles gold at the recent Rio Olympics, helped Spain take an ...

Two killed, 25 injured in protests in Indian Kashmir

Sep 10, 2016

Two killed, 25 injured in protests in Indian Kashmir

Two people died and at least 25 others were injured Saturday as government forces fired tear gas and clashed with protesters demanding freedom from Indian control in Kashmir. A police officer said a young man was killed when police and paramilitary soldiers tried to ...