May 10, 2016

Indian woman, 70, gives birth for first time

An Indian woman who gave birth at the age of 70 said Tuesday she was not too old to become a first-time mother, adding that her life was now complete. Daljinder Kaur gave birth last month to a boy following two years of in ...

May 3, 2016

India law student raped, mutilated in echo of Delhi attack

India police are hunting a man who sexually mutilated and murdered a student, an officer said Tuesday, an attack which echoes the 2012 fatal gang-rape of a Delhi student that sparked mass protests. The 30-year-old university law student from a low social caste was ...

May 1, 2016

Thousands battle forest fires in northern Indian state of Uttarakhand

Thousands of laborers backed by water-carrying helicopters battled to control fires that have killed two people in India’s northern Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, officials said Sunday. Fires have swept through more than 1,900 hectares (4,700 acres) of forest but have so far not threatened ...

Apr 25, 2016

India revokes visa for Germany-based Uighur activist

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. Indian Home Ministry spokesman K.S. Dhatwalia refused to say why the government ...