18 die in India hospital as floods cut off power

Dec 5, 2015

18 die in India hospital as floods cut off power

Severe floods that hit the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu this week have killed 18 patients after rain waters knocked out generators, officials said Saturday. State officials were investigating complaints of negligence by hospital authorities in the state capital Chennai, which is reeling ...

Indian Army battles deadly flooding to rescue survivors

Dec 3, 2015

Indian Army battles deadly flooding to rescue survivors

Floods that have killed 210 people in southern India began to recede on Thursday, giving rescue teams a chance to evacuate thousands of residents stranded by the heaviest cloudburst in the city of Chennai in over a century. Floods and incessant rainfall cut off ...

Smog chokes Chinese, Indian capitals as climate talks begin

Nov 30, 2015

Smog chokes Chinese, Indian capitals as climate talks begin

The capitals of the world’s two most populous nations, China and India, were blanketed in hazardous, choking smog Monday as climate change talks began in Paris, where leaders of both countries are among the participants. Beijing maintained an “orange” pollution alert, the second-highest level, ...

Nov 25, 2015

Indian surrogates feel hurt by government ban on foreign clients

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. Not anymore. The ...