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  • Bach: India not ready to bid for 2024 Olympics

    India is not ready to bid for the 2024 Olympics but could be a candidate to host the games in the future, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Monday. "Frankly, we were a little bit surprised about this speculation (of a potential Indian bid)," Bach said at...
  • Deaths rise, aid flown in after Nepal quake: Things to Know

    The death toll climbed above 3,700 on Monday, two days after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck central Nepal and surrounding regions. Key information known at this time: ___ CASUALTIES AND DAMAGE How much higher the death toll would rise depends on...
  • Afghan president delays trip to India by few hours

    The Afghan president delayed his official trip to India by a few hours Monday to hold an emergency meeting with the NATO commander in Afghanistan and top Afghan security officials. Ashraf Ghani was scheduled to leave for India early in the afternoon,...
  • Death toll climbs following Nepal quake: Things to Know

    The death toll climbed and aftershocks continued a day after a powerful earthquake struck the Nepal region, triggering an avalanche on Mount Everest and setting off an urgent aid response. The key information known at this time: ___ CASUALTIES AND...
  • OCA secretary says Bach visit is boost for Indian sports

    International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach's visit to India will boost the profile of Olympic sports in the country regardless of whether it bids for the Games, according to a local official. Olympic Council of Asia secretary-general Randhir...
  • World offers help after Nepal quake, but few know scope yet

    As world leaders and global charities try to grasp the scope of an earthquake that devastated parts of tiny, mountainous Nepal, they are preparing emergency aid for the survivors but worrying how to make sure it gets there. With Internet and cellphone...
  • At least 34 dead, dozens injured in India after Nepal quake

    At least 34 people were killed and dozens more injured in India in a powerful earthquake that struck neighboring Nepal on Saturday, the government said. At least 23 people were killed in the eastern state of Bihar in the seven districts that share a...
  • The Crowd: East meets west in Hutchins concert

    The Crowd: East meets west in Hutchins concert
    On the back of the program, organizers of Song of India, a benefit dinner for the Hutchins Consort, printed an Indian proverb: "They who give have all things. They who withhold have nothing." On a recent Saturday evening in March, some 100 donors came...
  • India: Ford Foundation funds need government oversight

    The Indian government on Thursday ordered the Ford Foundation, one of the U.S.'s largest philanthropies, to get government clearance before dispensing any funds to its local partners, amid a crackdown on foreign-funded aid organizations working in India....
  • India suspends Al-Jazeera broadcasts for 5 days over maps

    The TV network Al-Jazeera was off the air in India on Thursday following a 5-day suspension ordered by the government over maps of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir. India is deeply sensitive about how Kashmir, which is divided between India and...
  • Impoverished Indian farmer kills self at rally

    An impoverished Indian farmer died Wednesday after hanging himself in front of hundreds of other farmers who had gathered for a protest in the capital. It was the latest in a wave of suicides that has left at least 40 farmers dead in recent weeks —...