Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter
Connect your Digital Journal account with Facebook or Twitter to use this feature.

India News

India pays low-key Indira Gandhi tribute 30 years after assassination

New Delhi - India's president Pranab Mukherjee, members of Nehru-Gandhi family and Congress leaders paid a low-key tribute Friday to Indira Gandhi on the 30th anniversary of the ex-premier's assassination.

Burger King is bringing beef-free Whoppers to India

Next month Burger King will arrive in India, and diners will have the chance to eat the newest version of its Whopper sandwich, but it will be a beef-free version.

India 'love jihad' claims fuel Hindu-Muslim tensions

New Delhi - When a Hindu woman tearfully claimed to national media recently she had been kidnapped, raped and forcibly converted to Islam, India's religious hardliners seized the chance to hike their "love jihad" fears.

Footballer dies after goal celebration goes terribly wrong

What was supposed to be a moment of elation quickly turned into one of great sadness, as an Indian footballer died after his acrobatic goal celebration went terribly wrong.

India PM's party tightens grip on power with thumping poll wins

Mumbai - India's right-wing ruling party secured strong victories on Sunday in two important state elections, tightening its grip on power after storming to power nationally five months ago.

Top south Indian politician freed on bail

New Delhi - A powerful south Indian film-star turned-politician, jailed last month for corruption, was freed on bail Saturday and drew a jubilant reception from supporters.

Three killed as Cyclone Hudhud slams into India's east coast

Visakhapatnam - Three people were killed Sunday despite a mass evacuation when Cyclone Hudhud slammed into India's east coast with winds of almost 200 kilometres (125 miles) per hour, downing power lines and closing roads and railways.

India starts evacuations as cyclone hurtles towards east coast

Visakhapatnam - India on Saturday began evacuating thousands of people from fishing villages as it braced for Cyclone Hudhud barrelling towards its east coast, officials said.

Kashmir strikes ease after days of heavy fighting

Srinagar - Fighting in the disputed Kashmir region eased on Friday after days of cross-border strikes by Indian and Pakistani forces left at least 20 civilians dead and forced thousands more from their homes.

India farmers fight Coca-Cola as their groundwater disappears

Farmers in India fight Coca-Cola as their groundwater disappears at ten times the rate it used to; farmers blame the bottling line located less than a mile from their farms for depleting their water supply in area classified as "critical" for groundwater.

India warns Pakistan over Kashmir strikes as toll hits 17

New Delhi - India told Pakistan on Thursday to stop shelling disputed Kashmir, warning it will make such attacks "unaffordable" for Islamabad as the death toll from this week's cross-border violence rose to 17.

Thousands of Indians volunteer to aid Iraq against IS

New Delhi - One day after an Islamic extremist group pledged to support IS, officials at a New Delhi mosque announce as many as 200,000 Indians have registered to volunteer against the jihadist terror group in Iraq.

Bike Festival of India gets underway

The first Bike Festival of India (BFI) kicked off in New Delhi, at the Formula One Buddh International Circuit on October 4. Around 120 communities of bike enthusiasts will take part in the two-day festival.

NASA to collaborate with India's space agency on Mars exploration

NASA and the Indian Space Research Organization, ISRO, announced Tuesday that they have signed agreements to consider areas of possible collaboration in Mars exploration and to launch a NASA-ISRO Earth-observing satellite mission.

Obama makes pitch for affections of Modi government

Washington - US President Barack Obama on Tuesday hailed the "energy" and "determination" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, flexing the symbolism of his office to court the affections of the new Indian government.

Fasting Modi meets Obama at White House

Washington - President Barack Obama took a first chance to size up Narendra Modi Monday, as the new Indian Prime Minister, an intriguing novice on the world stage, brought a tour which wowed New York to the White House.

Modi heads to White House

Washington - President Barack Obama gets his first chance to size up Narendra Modi Monday, as the new Indian Prime Minister, an intriguing novice on the world stage, brings a tour which wowed New York to the White House.

India police arrest over 200 for religious violence in Gujarat

New Delhi - Indian police in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat have arrested more than 200 people after violence between majority Hindus and minority Muslims, a senior officer said Monday.

Modi, in rock star U.S. debut, vows to make India proud

New York - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi basked in a rock star U.S. welcome as he vowed to build a strong, confident country ahead of his first White House summit Monday.

Jailed India ex-film star politician replaced as chief minister

Bangalore - Former film star Jayalalithaa Jayaram, one of India's most colourful and controversial politicians, was replaced as head of a southern state on Sunday after she was jailed in a corruption case, reports said.

India court jails ex-film star politician for corruption

Bangalore - An Indian court on Saturday jailed Jayalalithaa Jayaram, a former film star who became one of the country's most colourful and controversial politicians, in a corruption case that has run for nearly two decades.

Modi invokes ancient Indian tradition in UN debut

New York - India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his UN debut Saturday presented a worldview shaped by ancient tradition, promoting multilateralism as well as yoga.

Once-shunned Indian PM starts triumphant US tour

New York - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday started a visit to the United States which is rolling out the red carpet after shunning him for a decade, but a lawsuit revived past grievances.

Microsoft India plans to train 1 million women

Microsoft's Indian arm is rolling out an initiative to train and mentor 1 million women over the next 12 months to add a "feminine" touch to the Indian IT industry.

Indian PM Modi faces US court summons over riots: rights group

New York - A New York court has ordered Narendra Modi to answer allegations of "attempted genocide" over deadly anti-Muslim riots, a rights organisation said Friday, as he began his first US visit as India's prime minister.

India's Modi to woo U.S. business on visit aimed at healing ties

New Delhi - India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Friday begin his first visit to the United States, seeking to promote his country as open for business and to mend ties after a bitter diplomatic row last year.

Floods kill at least 55 in northeast India

Guwahati - At least 55 people have been killed and hundreds of thousands displaced in flash floods and mudslides in India's northeast after days of heavy rain, local authorities said Wednesday.

India wins Asia's race to Mars as spacecraft enters orbit

Bangalore - India won Asia's race to Mars on Wednesday when its unmanned Mangalyaan spacecraft successfully entered the Red Planet's orbit after a 10-month journey on a tiny budget.

White tiger kills youth at New Delhi zoo

New Delhi - A white tiger on Tuesday attacked and killed a youth who appeared to have jumped or fallen into its enclosure at a zoo in the Indian capital, witnesses said.

Calf with three eyes worshiped in India

A calf born with three eyes in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu has been hailed as an incarnation of the Hindu divinity Lord Shiva, and is being worshiped by villagers.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 42 Next»

Set up a news alert for

India


India Image

The audience watching the show.
The audience watching the show.
image:73974:1::0
India
India
image:115883:1::0
A banner  mandatory to be displayed in government schools where universal education for junior prima...
A banner, mandatory to be displayed in government schools where universal education for junior primary level is available. In a banner at school of Tripura, along with the slogan of universal education, solidarity to the Indian Constitution is displayed.
image:102638:0::0
Elephants roam through the village of Guruvayur  India
Elephants roam through the village of Guruvayur, India
Vinayaraj
image:130621:0::0
Hindu priests performing puja at the River Ganges in Varanasi  India. © Photographer.
Hindu priests performing puja at the River Ganges in Varanasi, India. © Photographer.
image:115697:2::0
Me is seen with an elderly tribal woman at a village of Tripura  India. Notice her coin-made jewelry...
Me is seen with an elderly tribal woman at a village of Tripura, India. Notice her coin-made jewelry.
image:103260:0::0
Hindu priest carries an Aarti lamp. The photo belongs to the blog by Kristian Bertel. © Photographe...
Hindu priest carries an Aarti lamp. The photo belongs to the blog by Kristian Bertel. © Photographer.
image:115696:0::0
Running ahead: Rural kids of Tripura  India running in a sports event. Poor and under privileged yet...
Running ahead: Rural kids of Tripura, India running in a sports event. Poor and under privileged yet full of lives - these kids are working hard to beat the odds and excel in life.
image:103314:0::0
Baskets of many different kind of Brinjal (aka  Eggplant ) put out by protesters during the listenin...
Baskets of many different kind of Brinjal (aka "Eggplant") put out by protesters during the listening tour of India's environment minister relating to the introduction of BT Brinjal. Spring 2010 in Bangalore, India.
Infoeco
image:112078:0::0
Young artists of Tripura  India are waiting to perform a theme-based folk dance in a rural area - Sr...
Young artists of Tripura, India are waiting to perform a theme-based folk dance in a rural area - Srinagar in Tripura. Artists perform theme based cultural program to aware common people about welfare schemes of the Government of India.
image:103284:0::0
A Curving Train
A Curving Train
image:92539:0::0
In Delhi  aged twenty-one. Probably
In Delhi, aged twenty-one. Probably
image:136299:0::0
A woman belonging to Manipuri community is seen working with improvised machine  known as Charka. Th...
A woman belonging to Manipuri community is seen working with improvised machine, known as Charka. This device is an integral part of hand loom. Threads are being collected using charka and put into hand loom to weave cloths with exotic ethnic and traditional design. The photo was clicked in a village near Agartala, Tripura. Important to note that Tripura, a tiny North Eastern State of India and surrounded from three sides by Bangladesh, is a heaven for unique ethnic cultures of 19 ancient tribes
image:111201:0::0
A section of the Western Ghats.
A section of the Western Ghats.
Magentic Manifestations
image:188602:1::0
For more than 60 years Macy s has hosted its annual spring flower show. Each year at store locations...
For more than 60 years Macy's has hosted its annual spring flower show. Each year at store locations like San Francisco, shoppers are delighted with floral and plant arrangements to celebrate the season.
image:145229:5::0
Untitled
image:82550:2::0
A man takes a break in this workshop-living quarters  surrounded by heaps of electronic scrap. (C)Gr...
A man takes a break in this workshop-living quarters, surrounded by heaps of electronic scrap. (C)Greenpeace/Hatvalne
Greenpeace India
image:98041:0::0
Auto-rickshaw in India.
Auto-rickshaw in India.
Kevin Buehler
image:171546:0::0
A number of Munda families have migrated to Tripura  India to work in the tea gardens. A girl of Mun...
A number of Munda families have migrated to Tripura, India to work in the tea gardens. A girl of Munda community is seen in the photo. Thanks to the Government's initiatives. These poor girls get nutritional, educational support from Government sponsored welfare schemes. Massive primary health care efforts have reduced child mortality rate significantly in Tripura despite higher rate of poverty.
image:103838:0::0
Hockey played in Goa
Hockey played in Goa
image:200874:0::0

Corporate

Help & Support

News Links

copyright © 2014 digitaljournal.com   |   powered by dell servers