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NEW DELHI, July 16 (UPI Asia) -- India has decided to resume cricketing ties with Pakistan after a gap of about five years.
NEW DELHI, July 15 (UPI Asia) -- At least 23 Hindu pilgrims have been killed and 60 injured in two separate incidents in two north Indian states when buses carring them fell into gorges.
AGRA, July 14 (UPI Asia) – One person was trampled to death and two people were injured in a stampede early Saturday at a recruitment center for the army in a northern Indian state.
NEW DELHI, July 14 (UPI Asia) – Passengers of an Indian airline were left stranded across the country as the strike-hit airline cancelled 40 flights.
NEW DELHI, July 14 (UPI Asia) – India said that the Tamil Tigers continue to pose a grave threat to the security of its citizens and extended its ban on the Sri Lankan rebel group Saturday.
NEW DELHI, July 14 (UPI Asia) – There has been a public outcry in India over the molestation of a girl by a mob in a northeastern state.
NEW DELHI, July 14 (UPIAsia) -- The Indian government has set up a committee to "vet and rework" a recently proposed set of rules aimed at curbingtax avoidance in the country.
NEW DELHI, July 13 (UPI Asia) -- Indian exports contracted by 5.45 percent to $25.1 billion in June while imports fell by 13.46 percent to $35.3 billion, compared to the same month in the previous year.
LUCKNOW, July 13 (UPI Asia) -- A local governing body in a north Indian village has barred shopping by women below the age of 40 years and the use of mobile phones by girls outside their homes.
BEIJING, July 13 (UPI Asia) – China's economy grew by 7.6 percent - the lowest in the last three years - in the second quarter of 2012, when compared to the same period a year ago, according to the latest figures released by the government Friday.
NEW DELHI, July 13 (UPI Asia) -- India successfully test fired a nuclear-capable short-range ballistic missile from a test range off its eastern coast Friday, news reports said.
PATNA, July 12 (UPI Asia) – At least 14 people have been killed by lightning strikes in a northern Indian state, news reports said Thursday.
GUWAHATI, July 11 (UPI Asia) -- At least 15 miners have been trapped since July 6 in a flooded coal mine in northeastern India, a news report said Wednesday.
NEW DELHI, July 11 (UPI Asia) – About 1.7 million lawyers across India are on a two-day strike to protest against a proposed government legislation, a news report said.
NEW DELHI, July 11 (UPI Asia) India's capital Delhi is the most competitive city in the country, according to a report by an international think tank, a news report said.
NEW DELHI, July 10 (UPI Asia) –A schoolgirl in India was punished by her teacher for bed-wetting by being forced to drink her own urine.
NEW DELHI, July 2 (UPI Asia)--More than fifty senior pilots of India's troubled Kingfisher Airline went on strike Sunday to protest non-payment of salaries.
India's President has defended her decisions in recenttimes to grant mercy to some death row convicts.
MUMBAI, India, May 22 (UPI Asia) -- A minister in India's western state of Maharashtra was arrested Monday for his alleged involvement in a government housing scam from 1997 in which $6 million (34 million rupees) of public funds were embezzled.
NEW DELHI, May 22 (UPI Asia) -- An independent statutory auditor will likely lower its estimate of losses to $33 billion (1.8 trillion rupees) suffered by the Indian government in the sale of coal mine licenses between 2004 and 2009.
NEW DELHI, May 22 (UPI Asia) -- The Indian government has proposed a one-time amnesty for citizens who evaded taxes on wealth they have secreted away overseas.
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India, May 18 (UPI Asia) -- Prosecutors filed murder charges against two Italian naval guards held for the shooting deaths of two Indian fisherman three months ago.
RANCHI, India, May 18 (UPI Asia) -- India's federal investigators Friday raided the homes and offices of 15 legislators accused of accepting bribes in the eastern state of Jharkhand.
AMBALA, India, May 17 (UPI Asia) -- indian Air Force Thursday said it had launched a hunt for a senior officer who had deserted the force and who escaped from its custody after being caught.
A paramilitary force combating armed Maoist insurgency in central India has sought the legal immunity given Indian Army for decades in its fight with rebels in the northeast, an official said Wednesday.
A former head of government in the southern state of Karnataka Wednesday filed for anticipatory bail fearing his imminent arrest on corruption charges.
India's federal investigators raided several homes of a former head of the southern state of Karnataka Wednesday, five days after the Supreme Court ordered them to prosecute him for allegedly massing illegal wealth.
Police in the eastern Indian state of Chhattisgarh Monday claimed they had stepped up searches for Maoist rebels a day after the insurgents ambushed and killed six security personnel and a civilian.
The Indian Army has decided to eliminate a unit in which officers and enlisted men came to blows with each other this week.
A leading Indian anti-graft activist has vowed to launch a national campaign from May 22 against the government if it fails to write a tough anti-corruption law creating an independent watchdog to punish corrupt officials.
Some 50 armed men Wednesday attacked a police station in this central Indian district and freed a liquor trader who had been arrested in the morning by a police team visiting from New Delhi, India's capital.
A rights lawyer in the southern Indian state of Kerala was given bail Wednesday, eight days after he was arrested for leaking information of a secret police surveillance of emails of 250 prominent citizens.
After more than a year in prison, a former minister convicted on charges of making corrupt sales of mobile phone licenses has filed for bail following the release on bail of one of his former key assistants.
The head of the government in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand had a narrow escape Wednesday after his helicopter crashed. There were no casualties as the four other people on board, including his wife, survived.
The Indian government Tuesday said it was withdrawing its plea at the Supreme Court for a review of its order three months ago cancelling the sale of mobile phone licenses to 122 companies in 2008.
The head of government in the eastern Indian state of Bihar Tuesday slammed the police of the southern state of Karnataka over the arrest of a terror suspect from Bihar without informing his government.
Maoist rebels in the eastern Indian state of Orissa Tuesday shot and killed a police officer after abducting him.
AHMEDABAD, India, May 7 (UPI Asia) – A leading human rights activist Monday slammed a probe that has exonerated an Indian state head saying he committed no offense even if he ordered his police to stand by all let Hindu mobs kill Muslims.
NEW DELHI, May 7 (UPI Asia) – India's Supreme Court Monday freed a septuagenarian Maoist rebel on bail and suspended the life imprisonment sentence given him in 2010 after being convicted for sedition.
Lightning killed at least 14 people, including two women, Friday in various parts of the eastern Indian state of Orissa, officials said here.
The head of the government in the eastern Indian state of Chhattisgarh Friday denied he had freed Maoist rebels from prison to secure the release of an official who the rebels' comrades had abducted two weeks ago.
A Chennai court Wednesday refused bail for a 37-year-old teacher who was arrested after she had eloped with a male student.
India's Central Bureau of Investigation registered at least 600 cases of corruption last year, the government said here Wednesday.
A court in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh Tuesday banned the use on celebratory gunfire at private and public events such as weddings, birthdays and victory processions.
India plans to gather a group of likely investors from around the region to bolster reconstruction in war-torn Afghanistan.
More than 100 people are feared dead after a ferry with about 300 people sank Monday in the Brahmaputra River, 290 kilometers west of Guwahati.
Scholars and activists are furious with the Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband, which forced a research scholar to abandon a literary study of Salman Rushdie.
In a major setback to India's main Opposition, BJP –Bharatiya Janata Party – its former chief Bangaru Laxman has been sentenced tofour years rigorous imprisonment. He has also been slapped with a fine of Rs 100,000 (nearly US $ 2,000) by a court in Capital New Delhi.
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Tour de France concludes in Paris
Race winner Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain (C) stands between second place finisher Christopher Froome of Great Britain (L) and third place finisher Vincenzo Nibali of Italy on the presentation podium following the final stage of the Tour de France in Paris on July 22, 2012. Wiggins of Great Britain became that country's first ever overall winner of the Tour de France. UPI/David Silpa