Apr 24, 2017

Police fire at student protesters in Indian Kashmir

Police fired into a crowd of stone-throwing students in Indian Kashmir on Monday as violence in the disputed region intensified. Hundreds of student protesters shouted “We want freedom” and “Go India, go back” as they fought with government forces after taking to the streets ...

/ Apr 5, 2017

YouTube unveils India mobile app for spotty internet signals

Alphabet Inc.’s Google said Tuesday it would roll out a mobile YouTube application designed for India, boosting the search company’s presence in a burgeoning market with spotty internet access. Since the fall, Google has been conducting extensive tests in India of YouTube Go, which ...

Somali pirates seize 11 Indian sailors, Yemen-bound dhow

Apr 4, 2017

Somali pirates seize 11 Indian sailors, Yemen-bound dhow

Somali pirates have seized a small boat and its 11 Indian crew members and taken the vessel to the central coast, a state official said Monday. It is the latest ship targeted by Somalia’s resurgent hijackers. The pirates on Monday afternoon anchored the sailboat ...

Himalayan glaciers granted status of 'living entities'

Apr 2, 2017

Himalayan glaciers granted status of 'living entities'

An Indian court has recognized Himalayan glaciers, lakes and forests as “legal persons” in an effort to curb environmental destruction, weeks after it granted similar status to the country’s two most sacred rivers. In a decision that aims to widen environmental protections in the ...