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  • Indian court rejects ban on 'offensive' Internet messages

    India's top court affirmed people's right to free speech in cyberspace Tuesday by striking down a provision that had called for imprisoning people who send "offensive" messages by computer or cellphone. The provision, known as Section 66A of the 2008...
  • College Notes for March 24

    College fair, tours, service and more. Carthage College, Kenosha, Wis. Study tour: Abbey Prellberg of Lindenhurst participated in a study tour to Puerto Rico, recently. Professors Kari Duffy and Matthew Borden led the course, Filming Culture:...
  • India should play bigger role in South China Sea, says Singapore

    SINGAPORE Singapore said Monday it wants India to play a bigger role in the South China Sea as China hastens land reclamation in the disputed waters that carry some of the world's busiest shipping lanes. Singapore has been a strong supporter of India's...
  • Indian police say shootout at Kashmir police station kills 6

    Suspected rebels wearing army uniforms stormed an Indian police station in Kashmir, killing a policeman and sparking a four-hour gun battle Friday that left two paramilitary soldiers, two militants and a civilian dead, police said. At least seven...
  • 600 Indian students expelled for cheating on school exams

    About 600 high school students in eastern India have been expelled for cheating on pressure-packed 10th grade examinations this week, education authorities said Friday. The incident has received widespread attention after Indian television footage showed...
  • Passenger train derails in north India, killing 31 people

    Three coaches of a passenger train derailed in northern India on Friday, killing 31 people, and rescuers were using gas cutters to rip apart the mangled wreckage to search for trapped people. At least 50 were injured. Rescue workers pulled 31 bodies from...
  • Passenger train derails in north India killing 26 people

    Passenger train derails in north India killing 26 people
    Three coaches of a passenger train derailed in northern India on Friday, killing 26 people, and rescuers were using gas cutters to rip apart the mangled wreckage to find trapped people. At least 30 people were injured. Rescue workers had pulled out 26...
  • India: Tour highlights locations in 'Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'

    India: Tour highlights locations in 'Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'
    Geringer Global Travel’s 14-day “Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” tour begins and ends in Delhi, with stops along the way in Agra, Jaipur, Shahpura Bagh, Jodhpur and Udaipur. Highlights include a rickshaw tour of Chandni Chowk and its...
  • Image of Asia: Farmers protest Indian land acquisition bill

    In this photo by Altaf Qadri, Indian farmers sip tea as they gather near Parliament in New Delhi for a protest of thousands of people who oppose a land acquisition bill. The bill proposed by the Bhartiya Janata party-led government would ease rules for...
  • Rape of nun, church attacks make Indian Christians anxious

    India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday that he was "deeply concerned" about the recent rape of a nun and the destruction of a church, but Christian groups said his words did little to dispel the fear gripping the tiny community since his...
  • Accused rapist dragged from prison and killed by Indian mob

    Several thousand people stormed a prison in northeastern India, where they dragged away a man accused of rape and then lynched him, police said Friday. The mob overpowered security at Dimapur Central Prison in Nagaland on Thursday and seized the rape...