Three sentenced to death for gang-rape, murder in India

Jan 31, 2016

Three sentenced to death for gang-rape, murder in India

Three men were sentenced to death Saturday by an Indian court for the gang-rape and murder of a student, in a case that sparked outrage over women’s safety. A further three defendants were given life sentences for the gang-rape of the victim. The court ...

India declassifies files on death of independence leader

Jan 23, 2016

India declassifies files on death of independence leader

India’s government on Saturday started declassifying secret files to settle questions over the death of Subhash Chandra Bose, a Congress Party leader who formed a national army to fight British colonial rulers with the help of the Japanese in the 1940s. Prime Minister Narendra ...

Jan 13, 2016

Japan to support high-efficiency coal-fired power generation in India

Japan agreed with India on Tuesday to support the introduction of high-efficiency coal-fired power generation and renewable energy technology in the fast-growing South Asian country. A joint statement released by the Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Motoo Hayashi and Piyush Goyal, India’s minister for ...