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  • New strain in India-Pakistan relations as top-level meeting canceled

    Relations between India and Pakistan suffered a setback Monday when India’s foreign minister canceled a meeting with her Pakistani counterpart. Indian Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh said she would not visit Pakistan for the Aug. 25 meeting...
  • India calls off diplomatic talks with Pakistan

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India called off on Monday peace talks with Pakistan, giving a jolt to renewed diplomatic efforts between the two nuclear-armed neighbors and adding to the troubles of Pakistan's beleaguered government. The move came nearly three...
  • Monsoon floods hit north India, 200 villages under water

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Floods triggered by heavy rains have inundated nearly 200 villages in northern India, killing at least 21 people and leaving thousands homeless, officials said on Sunday, as forecasts for more rain prompted fresh flood warnings....
  • Floods submerge cane fields in North India

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Heavy monsoon rains in India have caused flooding in the country's main sugar producing state Uttar Pradesh, but the full extent of any damage to the crop will not be known until floodwaters recede. There were apprehensions that a...
  • India's Royal Enfield going global with retro-cool bikes

    India's Royal Enfield going global with retro-cool bikes
    The entrepreneur slipped on his aviator sunglasses, threw a leg over a gleaming new motorcycle, and roared into the North San Diego County sunset. At the end of a long day in the saddle, Siddhartha Lal showed no signs of tiring. Wearing riding jeans and...
  • New Indian leader Modi raises issue of rape on Independence Day

    India’s new leader marked his first Independence Day in power Friday with a strongly worded speech urging the nation to confront the issue of rape following a series of highly publicized assaults. “When we hear about incidents of rape, our...
  • Modi says India is shamed by rape in Independence Day speech

    NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India's recently elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke out against rape in his first Independence Day speech on Friday, saying the country was shamed by increasing reports of sexual violence against women...
  • Indian city bans kite flying because of multiple motorist fatalities

     
    Filed under: Etc., India, Rumormill The skies above Chennai, India are a lot less colorful since police began cracking down on a craze menacing area birds and motorists alike: Kite flying. The problem isn't kite flying per se, rather the types of kites...
  • India's Modi ends an era of socialist-style planning

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's national Planning Commission certainly tried to present a modern image, with a Twitter profile that promised "Faster, More Inclusive and Sustainable Growth". But, on the 68th anniversary of the country's independence,...
  • India's Modi vows to fix broken government, but no big bang reforms

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi voiced dismay on Friday at the government in-fighting he found on assuming office in May and vowed to fire up the bureaucracy to deliver results in a country desperately in need of growth and...
  • Hindu festival's supporters in India cheer easing of safety rules

    India’s highest court on Thursday relaxed safety measures intended to prevent injuries during a beloved religious festival that involves children clambering to the tops of human pyramids and breaking ceremonial pots. The Indian Supreme Court&...