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  • 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 —...
  • Unseasonal rainstorm kills at least 42 in eastern India

    An unseasonal storm with heavy rain and hail killed at least 42 people, injured more than a hundred and caused heavy damage to the winter wheat crop in eastern India, officials said Wednesday. Most of the deaths were caused Tuesday night by tin roofs...
  • 17 Indian pilgrims killed in Nepal bus accident

    A bus plunged off a mountain highway near Nepal's capital on Wednesday, killing at least 17 Indian pilgrims and injuring 27 others, officials said. The bus veered off the Prithvi highway about 16 kilometers (10 miles) west of Kathmandu, police officer...
  • India village courts wield excess authority over personal matters

    India village courts wield excess authority over personal matters
    Mangal Singh Kamble, 31, was married in June but lost his bride the same day, after their union was rejected by an informal and powerful village court. The unofficial court in western India, one of thousands of community tribunals that operate outside...
  • India seizes boat from int'l waters, detains 8 Pakistanis

    India's navy and coast guard seized a suspicious boat from international waters off the western coast and detained eight Pakistanis after finding a huge drug shipment aboard, the defense ministry said Tuesday. Authorities believe the 232 packets of drugs...