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Millions Expected To Throng Indian City For World’s Largest Religious Festival

Pilgrims from across the world are gathering in India for the Kumbh Mela, a heady mix of spirituality, politics and tourism that begins on...

ISRO gears up for human spaceflight programme, Chandrayaan-2 launch by mid-April

Declaring that India's second Moon mission is planned for mid-April this year, ISRO Friday said it was also gearing up for its maiden human...

Rivals Unite In Indian State In A bid To Beat PM Modi In Election

Two political rivals in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh will form a alliance in a bid to defeat prime minister Narendra Modi's...

Families seek miracle at Indian mine where 15 trapped for nearly two weeks

Indian rescue workers were trying to reach 15 coal miners trapped underground for 13 days on Wednesday as families prayed for their safe return,...
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India busts IS-inspired militant group

India's anti-terror agency Wednesday said it had busted a local militant cell inspired by the Islamic State group that was planning to carryout bombings...

Monkey Kills 12 Day Old Indian Baby

A monkey has snatched a 12-day-old Indian boy from his mother and killed him, police said. "A group of monkeys entered the victim's house and...

Smog In Indian Capital Severe After Unfettered Festival Fireworks

Pollution in the Indian capital, New Delhi, rose to a "severe" level on Thursday (8) after revellers let off fireworks long into the night...

Woman power in India’s ISRO space race

by Lauren Codling A LEADING female scientist at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has said working to solve the everyday problems of the people...

Over 500 lakh (50 million) toilets built under Swachh Bharat Mission: India

On Monday minister of state for drinking water and sanitation Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi told the Upper House that it built 561.75 lakh toilets under the...

Relief for Modi as BJP wins in Gujarat

INDIA’S ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won an election in prime minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat today (18), the vote count showed,...