India marks 10 years since Mumbai attacks; US offers reward

World 11/26/18, 02:41

As Mumbai marks the 10th anniversary of attacks that killed 166 in India's financial capital, the United States has made a new reward offer for information on the 2008 siege.Rabbi Israel Kozlovsky, Director of Chabad House, gestures near a partially destroyed wall of the Jewish center on the eve of ...

Tens of thousands in India demand rebuilding of Hindu temple

World 11/25/18, 08:21

Tens of thousands of Hindus gathered in northern India on Sunday renewing calls to build a Hindu temple on a site where a 16th century mosque was attacked and demolished by Hindu hard-liners in 1992, sparking deadly Hindu-Muslim violence.The demonstrators chanted slogans demanding the building of the temple and waved ...

After attack on Chinese consulate, Pakistan points to India

World 11/24/18, 10:56

Pakistani police say the suicide bomber that struck the country's Chinese consulate used foreign-made C-4 plastic explosive and suggested the attack was orchestrated in India.Counter-terrorism officer Umar Khitab said Saturday that authorities are investigating whether Baluch separatist commander Aslam Achhu, who they believe masterminded the attack, is in India. The ...

10 years on, Mumbai moves on from attacks but scars remain

World 11/23/18, 00:03

Ten years ago, chef Raghu Deora stood face-to-face with death.In this Nov 17, 2018, photo, tourists walk through a passageway of the iconic Taj Mahal Palace hotel, the epicenter of the 2008 terror attacks that killed 166 people in Mumbai, India. Thirty-one people died inside the hotel, including staff trying ...

Indian island police struggle to get body of American

World 11/22/18, 03:53

Indian authorities were struggling Thursday to figure out how to recover the body of an American killed last week after wading ashore on an isolated island cut off from the modern world.John Allen Chau was killed by North Sentinel islanders who apparently shot him with arrows and then buried his ...

John Allen Chau: A life of adventure, religion for American killed in India

U.S. 11/21/18, 18:58

John Allen Chau spent summers alone in a California cabin as a wilderness emergency responder, led backpacking expeditions in the Northwest's Cascade Mountains, almost lost his leg to a rattlesnake bite, and coached soccer for poor children in Iraq and South Africa. But kayaking to a remote Indian island, home to ...

American killed by isolated tribe on Indian island

World 11/21/18, 12:12

An American adventurer was killed by an isolated Indian island tribe known to shoot at outsiders with bows and arrows, police said Wednesday.Dependera Pathak, director-general of police on India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands, said seven fishermen have been arrested for helping the American visit North Sentinel Island, where the killing ...

What to know about the American killed in India by protected Andaman tribe

U.S. 11/21/18, 09:35

An American man was killed by a protected tribe in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the police said today. How it happened An American is reported to have been killed in India's Andaman and Nicobar islands, where the indigenous Sentinelese people live. Fishermen who took the man to North Sentinel island say tribespeople ...

Photos: Northeastern India falcon hunters turn protectors

World 11/19/18, 22:21

The 8,000 residents of a remote tribal village in northeastern India are busy hosting millions of migratory Amur falcons from Siberia who roost by a massive reservoir before taking off for their final destinations — Somalia, Kenya and South Africa — traversing up to 22,000 kilometers (13,670 miles).In this Saturday, ...

India in Australia ready to beat a home team in turmoil

Sports 11/19/18, 00:46

India's cricketers have arrived in Australia ready to exploit a home team beset by turmoil on and off the field.A maiden test series win on Australian soil is the main aim of the tour, which kicks off Wednesday with a Twenty20 International in Brisbane and includes games across all three ...

Cyclone kills 13 in southern India, 80K people evacuated

World 11/16/18, 15:03

A cyclone hit the coast of southern India on Friday, killing at least 13 people, damaging homes and forcing the evacuation of more than 80,000 residents.Cyclone Gaja blew ashore in Tamil Nadu state with heavy rains and winds of 90 kilometers (55 miles) per hour, said Narendra Kumar, a National ...

Cricket Australia sets strict guidelines for players in IPL

Sports 11/14/18, 22:04

The participation of Australia's top cricketers in the next Indian Premier League season will be heavily restricted for anyone selected in the World Cup squad or involved in the Sheffield Shield domestic first-class final.The IPL is being moved up to start on March 29 because of the Cricket World Cup, ...

Binny Bansal out as CEO of Flipkart Group

Business 11/13/18, 07:28

The co-founder of Flipkart, the massive online retail operation in India acquired by Walmart this year, is stepping down following an allegation of serious personal misconduct.Walmart, which purchased a $16 billion controlling stake in Flipkart Group in May, said Tuesday that an independent investigation done on behalf of both companies ...

India wins on last ball to sweep T20 series vs West Indies

Sports 11/11/18, 14:15

India kept its nerve on the very last ball to beat West Indies by six wickets in their third Twenty20 cricket game on Sunday and sweep the series 3-0.Nicholas Pooran's whirlwind 53 not out off 25 balls helped West Indies reach 181-3 after opting to bat.In reply, Shikhar Dhawan (92 ...

Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

World 11/09/18, 00:11

Indian brides display henna designs on their hands during a mass wedding ceremony of 35 couples.In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, file photo, a Nepalese vendor sells powder during Tihar festival in Kathmandu, Nepal. Hindus decorate their houses and worship, Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth during the Tihar festival. (AP ...

Toxic smog cloaks Indian capital amid Diwali festivities

Health 11/08/18, 01:38

Toxic smog has shrouded the Indian capital as air quality plummeted to hazardous levels after tens of thousands of people set off a multitude of firecrackers to celebrate the major Hindu festival of Diwali.With schools closed for holidays, many young children stayed indoors to escape the pollution levels that shot ...

Rivals China, India cautiously watch Sri Lankan crisis

World 11/05/18, 00:59

China and India are closely watching the constitutional crisis in Sri Lanka, which has been a battleground in their struggle for geopolitical supremacy in South Asia.In this Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, photo, a Chinese man walks along a street while speaking on his mobile phone in Colombo, Sri Lanka. China ...

India recovers to beat West Indies by 5 wickets in 1st T20

Sports 11/04/18, 13:41

India recovered from a poor start to beat West Indies by five wickets on Sunday in their first of three Twenty20 matches.Dinesh Karthik scored 31 not out off 34 balls, and debutant Krunal Pandya added an undefeated 21 off nine balls, as India rallied from 45-4 to reach the winning ...

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