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17 killed in fire at New Delhi plastics warehouse

17 killed in fire at New Delhi plastics warehouse

At least 17 people have been killed in a fire at a plastics storage unit in New Delhi, a fire department official said.

Top India court lifts ban on release of Bollywood film

Top India court lifts ban on release of Bollywood film

India's top court on Thursday overturned a ban imposed by several states on the release of a Bollywood epic about a mythical Hindu queen.

India's Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year

India's Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year

India captain Virat Kohli had something to cheer on Thursday when he was named ICC World Cricketer of the Year, a day after suffering his first test series defeat as skipper in South Africa.

India will need at least $125 bn to fund renewables dream: govt official

India will need at least $125 bn to fund renewables dream: govt official

India will need at least $125 billion to fund its ambitious plan to increase the share of renewable power supply in the country’s grid by 2022, a top government official told Reuters ...

Kohli fined, handed demerit point for on-field behaviour

Kohli fined, handed demerit point for on-field behaviour

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has sanctioned India captain Virat Kohli for repeatedly complaining to the umpires about a damp ball and then aggressively throwing it to the floor during the second test against South Africa in Pretoria.

Death toll from Indian helicopter crash rises to six

Death toll from Indian helicopter crash rises to six

Searchers have recovered two more bodies from the wreckage of a helicopter that crashed off India's west coast, taking the death toll to six, an official said Sunday.

Boat with 40 students capsizes in India, 32 saved

Boat with 40 students capsizes in India, 32 saved

A boat with at least 40 students on board capsized off the coast of the western Indian state of Maharashtra on Saturday, an official said. Following a massive search and rescue operation, 32 of them were saved from the Arabian Sea.

Senior judges open rift with India's chief justice

Senior judges open rift with India's chief justice

The judges said they were making their disagreement with Chief Justice Dipak Misra public after private talks failed to address what they said were serious problems with the running of India's highest court.

India celebrates as woman wins its first international skiing medal

India celebrates as woman wins its first international skiing medal

Cricket-crazy India raised a toast on Wednesday to Aanchal Thakur, a 21-year-old female student, for winning the country's first international skiing medal in Turkey.

Indian airline fires two pilots over mid-air row

Indian airline fires two pilots over mid-air row

Jet Airways took the step after investigating allegations that a male pilot slapped his female colleague during a heated argument.

Reporter named in Indian probe on database breach

Reporter named in Indian probe on database breach

The Unique Identification Authority of India said four people were named in its complaint to police in New Delhi to investigate the incident, including the reporter, and also her newspaper.

Bomb blast kills four police in Indian Kashmir

Bomb blast kills four police in Indian Kashmir

Four policemen were killed Saturday in a bomb blast set off by suspected militants in Indian Kashmir, police and reports said, marking a deadly start to the new year in the restive valley.