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Warning for China as US hails India 'partnership'

Washington - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson promised India a new century of "strategic partnership" on Wednesday, accusing its Asian rival China of undermining international order.

New Delhi shuts power plant in fight against Diwali smog

New Delhi - India's environmental watchdog shut down a coal-fired power plant and banned the use of diesel generators in New Delhi as air quality plummeted in the world's most polluted capital on Wednesday, the start of the Diwali festival.

Bangladesh steps up security at India border over Rohingya fears

Dhaka - Bangladesh has tightened security along its western border with India amid concern that hundreds of Rohingya Muslim refugees could be pushed into its territory, officials said Sunday.

India to close colonial-era military farms

Allahabad - Under a hot afternoon sun workers scrub down cows at the Allahabad Military Farm, the latest hangover of India's colonial past being forced into the 21st century.The 700-acre (285-hectare) farm in the city of 1.

Indian Zoroastrians say Mumbai metro will desecrate fire temples

Mumbai - Thousands of Indian Parsis have called for the route of Mumbai's new multi-billion-dollar metro to be changed so trains and commuters don't pass under fire temples where the Zoroastrians worship.

Indian railway probe blames rain for deadly stampede

Mumbai - Indian railway officials on Wednesday blamed bad weather for causing a deadly stampede at a Mumbai station last month, despite commuter warnings before the tragedy of a disaster waiting to happen.

India catches 11 smugglers with gold hidden in rectums

New Delhi - Gold smugglers are resorting to increasingly desperate measures to get the metal past customs, Indian officials say, after nearly a dozen people were caught with bullion stashed in their rectums.

India's top court says sex with child is always rape

New Delhi - Sex with a minor amounts to rape even if the couple are married, India's top court ruled on Wednesday, closing a legal loophole that had allowed some perpetrators to escape punishment.

Pesticide poisoning kills 20 farmers in Indian state

Mumbai - Twenty Indian farmers have died and hundreds of others are in hospital after inhaling poisonous pesticides while spraying crops, officials said Monday, highlighting lax safety standards in the country.

EU chief urges Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees

New Delhi - EU President Donald Tusk on Friday urged Myanmar to adhere to its international rights obligations and allow Rohingya refugees to return after weeks of violence that have forced more than half a million to flee to Bangladesh.

Leopard on the loose in Indian car factory

New Delhi - Wildlife officials and police were on the hunt Thursday for a leopard on the loose inside a factory run by India's largest car manufacturer, officials said.

Central Indian floods have tripled: study

Paris - Violent floods in central India have tripled since 1950, according to researchers who warned Tuesday of worse to come while offering hope for predicting them better in future.

Three Indian students crushed by train while taking selfies

New Delhi - Three college students were killed by an express train Tuesday while taking photos of themselves on a track in India, the country with the world's worst record for selfie deaths.

Four killed in attack on Indian Kashmir paramilitary camp

Srinagar - Three suspected militants were killed Tuesday after they stormed a paramilitary base near the main airport of Indian-administered Kashmir, police said, ending an hours-long gun battle that also left a soldier dead.

Two children killed as India, Pakistan trade fire in Kashmir

Srinagar - Two children were killed Monday during an exchange of gunfire between Indian and Pakistani troops in disputed Kashmir, Indian authorities said.

Low-caste man killed in India for watching dance performance

Ahmedabad - A man from India's lowest caste has been killed by a group of higher-caste men for attending a traditional Hindu dance performance, police said Monday.

Mountains of garbage and despair in India's dirtiest city

Gonda - Flies throng over piles of faeces, the drains overflow with sewage and the foul smell in the air is inescapable.Welcome to Awas Vikas: one of the most exclusive parts of Gonda, a city suffering the ignominy of being branded the dirtiest in India.

India rail minister orders safety upgrades as toll rises to 23

Mumbai - India's railways minister Saturday told station managers "to spend whatever is necessary" to ensure passenger safety as the death toll from a stampede on a railway footbridge in Mumbai rose to 23.

Suffocated, crushed: 22 killed in Mumbai bridge stampede

Mumbai - A stampede on an overcrowded Mumbai railway bridge lashed by a monsoon storm killed at least 22 people Friday and raised new safety questions about one of the world's biggest rail networks.

Mumbai commuter stampede leaves at least 22 dead

Mumbai - A commuter stampede on a Mumbai railway bridge lashed by a monsoon storm during the morning rush hour Friday killed at least 22 people, officials said.

Indian court charges ex-editor with raping colleague

Mumbai - An Indian court on Thursday charged the former editor of a renowned news magazine with raping a female colleague four years ago, the prosecutor said.

US defence chief in India to boost military ties

New Delhi - Stronger military ties between India and the United States should not affect relations with neighbours such as Pakistan, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said ahead of a visit to New Delhi.

US calls N. Korea nuclear bomb test threat 'shocking'

New Delhi - US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday it would be "shocking" irresponsibility for North Korea to carry out its threat to test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific.

'World's heaviest woman' dies in Abu Dhabi hospital

Abu Dhabi - An Egyptian believed to be the world's heaviest woman died Monday of heart and kidney failure at an Abu Dhabi hospital, following months of treatment to help her lose weight and one day walk again.

Fighter jets, drones on table as Mattis visits key ally India

New Delhi - Fighter jets, drone deals and shared concerns over Afghanistan's security look set to dominate the agenda when US Defense Secretary James Mattis visits India this week.

Fighter jets, drones on table as Mattis visits key ally India

New Delhi - Fighter jets, drone deals and shared concerns over Afghanistan's security challenges look set to dominate the agenda when US Defence Secretary James Mattis visits India this week.

Pakistan tells UN won't be 'scapegoat' in Afghan war

New York - Pakistan refuses to be a "scapegoat" for Afghanistan's bloodshed or to fight wars for others, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told the United Nations on Thursday.

Grenade attack on minister kills three in Indian Kashmir

Srinagar - Suspected militants fired a grenade Thursday at the motorcade of a local politician in Indian-administered Kashmir, killing three bystanders and wounding at least 20 others, police said.

Condom ad featuring ex-porn star Sunny Leone stokes anger in India

Ahmedabad - Indian authorities tore down dozens of billboards Tuesday after a slew of complaints over an advertisement depicting a former porn star promoting condoms ahead of a major Hindu festival.

India calls Rohingya a security threat to back deportation case

New Delhi - The Indian government told the country's top court on Monday that the Muslim Rohingya who have fled Myanmar are a serious security threat as it sought to justify moves to deport up to 40,000 of the refugees.
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