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Indian nurse dies after 42 years in coma following rape

New Delhi - A nurse died Monday after 42 years in a coma following a brutal rape, in a case that led India to ease some restrictions on euthanasia.

India's Modi in Mongolia seeking stronger ties in China's backyard

Ulan Bator - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks Sunday with his counterpart during a visit to Mongolia, with the two nations upgrading relations as Delhi tries to strengthen its influence in China's backyard.

Most milk in India fails quality standards

Mumbai - A report from the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India indicates that over 68 percent of milk sold to consumers is substandard. In some cases milk has been adulterated with sugar, glucose powder and edible oil.

India's Modi tells China to 'reconsider' approach

Bejing - Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told his Chinese counterpart on Friday that Beijing needs to "reconsider its approach" to relations between the Asian giants, as the Hindu nationalist leader departed from the usual diplomatic pleasantries.

Indian PM meets China's Xi on home ground

Xian - Chinese President Xi Jinping welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to his ancestral home province Thursday, highlighting ancient ties as the Asian giants reportedly discussed a simmering border dispute.

India moves to toughen child labour laws

New Delhi - India's government moved Wednesday to toughen child labour laws in a country where millions of youngsters work long hours, often in poor conditions, but activists slammed the steps as inadequate.

Indian Maoists take 250 villagers hostage: Officials

Raipur - Indian Maoist rebels took 250 villagers hostage in restive Chhattisgarh just hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi toured the central state on Saturday, officials said.

India court suspends Bollywood star Khan's jail term

Mumbai - Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's five-year prison sentence for killing a homeless man with his SUV after a night out drinking 13 years ago was suspended on Friday pending an appeal.

Did dinosaur-killing asteroid trigger world's largest lava flows?

The meteor impact long associated with the extinction of the dinosaurs 66 million years ago may have also caused a magnitude-11 earthquake that shook loose massive quantities of lava in what is now India.

Bollywood's Khan sentenced to 5 years in jail for hit-and-run

Mumbai - Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for killing a homeless man with his SUV in a 2002 hit-and-run after a night out drinking at an upmarket bar.Judge D.W.

Indian PM Modi to make first visit to Asian rival China

New Delhi - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make his first visit to China next week, seeking to overcome strains between the nuclear-armed rivals over a border dispute and Beijing's growing regional clout.

Mystery of India's 'floating palace' is an incredible story

Jaipur City - A mysterious palace sits in the middle of Mansagar Lake in Jaipur City, India. At first glance, it appears to be a beautiful mirage. But it is a real palace, and the story of its incredible restoration is worth telling.

Austria rejects U.S. extradition of Ukrainian oligarch

Vienna - An Austrian court on Thursday rejected a U.S. request to extradite Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash on charges of bribing officials in India.

Nepalis race home bringing aid to quake survivors

New Delhi - Boarding buses, planes and trains, Nepalese are leaving India for their homeland following the country's devastating earthquake, desperate to help relatives stuck in the horror of the disaster zone.

Fearful foreigners desperate to leave Nepal quake zone

New Delhi - After spending the night huddled in a car with his family at the airport fearing for their safety, Michael Mackey is among thousands of tourists who flocked to Nepal for spring holidays and are now desperate to leave the quake-hit nation.

Nepal hospitals overflowing, rural towns cut off: aid groups

Hong Kong - Aid groups and governments worldwide intensified efforts Sunday to help earthquake-hit Nepal, but blocked roads, downed power lines and overcrowded hospitals posed formidable challenges in an already poor country.

Death toll tops 1,400 from massive Nepal earthquake

Kathmandu - More than 1,000 people were killed Saturday when a magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck near Kathmandu, Nepal's largest city.

Death, panic on Everest once more, year after tragedy

Kathmandu - Climbers on the world's highest mountain pleaded for help on Saturday after a massive earthquake triggered an avalanche at Everest base camp, killing at least 10 people and sparking panic.

Deadliest earthquakes of the past 30 years

Kathmandu - At least 1,170 people are known to have died in Nepal, officials say, after a powerful 7.8 magnitude quake rocked the country on Saturday. Below is a list of some of the world's deadliest earthquakes in the past 30 years.

International aid groups rush to reach Nepal quake victims

Paris - Countries and international aid groups rushed to respond Saturday to a massive earthquake in Nepal that claimed more than 1,000 lives as aftershocks and severed communications hampered rescue efforts.

Frantic search for Nepal quake survivors as toll tops 2,000

Kathmandu - Rescuers in Nepal searched frantically on Sunday for survivors of a quake that killed more than 2,000, digging through rubble in the devastated capital Kathmandu and airlifting victims of an avalanche at Everest base camp.

Hundreds dead in Nepal quake, deadly avalanche on Everest

Kathmandu - A massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed more than 900 people Saturday as it ripped through large parts of Nepal, toppling office blocks and towers in Kathmandu and triggering a deadly avalanche that hit Everest base camp.

Hundreds dead in Nepal quake, deadly avalanche on Everest

Kathmandu - A massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed hundreds of people Saturday as it ripped through large parts of Nepal, toppling office blocks and towers in Kathmandu and triggering a deadly avalanche that hit Everest base camp.

Casualties after Nepal quake topples landmark tower

Kathmandu - A landmark nine-storey tower collapsed in Kathmandu on Saturday after a massive earthquake hit the Nepalese capital, with several bodies seen at the site of the disaster, witnesses and television footage showed.

Indian farmer commits suicide at protest in capital

New Delhi - A farmer hanged himself in front of hundreds of protesters gathered in the centre of the Indian capital on Wednesday to rally against the government's contentious reform of land purchasing laws.

Forest killings put India's 'fake encounters' in spotlight

Tirupati - Kanagarani last saw her husband when he left their village on a mountainside in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu to look for work.

India's Modi visits French aviation hub Toulouse

Toulouse - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid a lightning visit to Toulouse, the hub of the French aerospace industry in the southwest of the country.

India orders 36 Rafale fighter jets from France

Paris - India's prime minister announced Friday that New Delhi had ordered 36 Rafale fighter jets from France in a multi-billion-euro agreement that has been years in the making.

Pakistan frees Mumbai attacks 'mastermind,' angering India

Islamabad - Pakistani authorities have freed the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks on bail, officials said Friday, in a move that swiftly drew furious condemnation from India.

All eyes on major jet deal as India's Modi meets Hollande

Paris - India's prime minister kicked off Friday talks in Paris with the French president with all eyes on a potential multi-billion-euro fighter jet deal hailed as the "contract of the century.
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