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India says fugitive celebrity jeweller last seen in Britain

India says fugitive celebrity jeweller last seen in Britain

Fugitive billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi was last seen in Britain in March, Indian federal investigators said Monday.

Indian forest ranger in tight spot after python almost strangles him

Indian forest ranger in tight spot after python almost strangles him

The Indian rock python is a non-venomous species, but it can quickly kill its prey by constricting blood flow and can grow up to 10 metres long.

India to resume military strikes on Kashmir militants

India to resume military strikes on Kashmir militants

Army operations were halted on May 16 at the start of the fasting month.

Police in India's Kashmir arrest suspect after editor shot dead

Police in India's Kashmir arrest suspect after editor shot dead

Police in India's Kashmir investigating the killing of a prominent journalist and two of his security guards arrested a suspect on Friday, an official said.

India's capital battered by dust storms as it awaits rain

India's capital battered by dust storms as it awaits rain

The air quality levels in Delhi ranged from "very unhealthy" to "hazardous" on Friday as a steady breeze blew.

Bollywood bad boy Salman Khan back with Eid blockbuster

Bollywood bad boy Salman Khan back with Eid blockbuster

It has become a tradition in the Hindi film industry for Khan, one of the world's highest-paid actors, to star in the big release on the Eid al-Fitr holiday.

Eight killed by India lynch mobs in less than a week

Eight killed by India lynch mobs in less than a week

Eight people have been murdered by lynch mobs across India in less than a week, officials said Thursday, as law enforcement struggles to curb a recent spate of vigilante killings.

Afghanistan appeals for more cricket as historic match starts in India

Afghanistan appeals for more cricket as historic match starts in India

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Thursday the national cricket team was a source of pride to the war-ravaged country as it took on India in a historic first test match and he urged other cricketing nations ...

Indian woman chess star boycotts Iran event over headscarf law

Indian woman chess star boycotts Iran event over headscarf law

One of India's top women chess players has pulled out of an upcoming championship in Iran in protest at having to wear a headscarf.

Interpol asked to issue arrest notice against jeweller Nirav Modi

Interpol asked to issue arrest notice against jeweller Nirav Modi

India's federal police has asked Interpol to help locate and arrest billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, who is at the heart of a $2bn-plus bank fraud case, a federal police source said on Monday.

Indian jeweller linked to $1.8 billion bank scam seeks asylum in Britain

Indian jeweller linked to $1.8 billion bank scam seeks asylum in Britain

Indian billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, wanted over an alleged massive bank fraud, has fled to Britain where he is seeking asylum, according to a report Monday.

Modi's plan to get millions more Indians flying faces turbulence

Modi's plan to get millions more Indians flying faces turbulence

The slow pace of fitting out regional airports risks delaying Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious plan to launch more flights connecting smaller towns and cities and get millions more people using air travel.