Payments companies hit deadline for keeping data in India

Business 10/16/18, 09:30

Global credit card and payments companies like American Express, Visa and MasterCard are facing a challenge in meeting a requirement to store transaction data for all Indian customers within the country.A new rule took effect Tuesday that directs payment companies ...

A friendly for China and India has billions interested

Soccer 10/11/18, 22:16

When the world's most heavily populated countries meet on the football field for the first time in 21 years, there's destined to be billions of people interested in the outcome.And that's just in China and India. Soccer's two biggest sleeping ...

India train cars derail, at least 5 people killed, 35 hurt

World 10/09/18, 20:33

Police say an express train has partially derailed in northern India, killing five passengers and injuring dozens more.Police director general OP Singh said rescuers have responded to the scene where the train's engine and five cars derailed about 5:30 a.m. ...

India has signed a $5B billion deal to buy Russian S-400s

Europe 10/05/18, 06:00

India has signed a $5 billion deal to buy a Russian S-400 air defense system despite a looming threat of U.S. sanctions on countries that trade with Russia's defense and intelligence sectors.Russian President Vladimir Putin and India's Prime Minister Narendra ...

Indian court allows deportation of 7 Rohingya to Myanmar

World 10/03/18, 22:36

India's top court on Thursday allowed the first deportations of Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar since the federal government ordered their identification last year.The Supreme Court rejected a plea by defense attorney Prashant Bhushan to let seven Rohingya live in India ...

India, at UN: Pakistan is harboring terrorists

U.S. 09/29/18, 13:39

India's foreign minister accused neighboring Pakistan of harboring terrorists in an angry speech Saturday before the U.N. General Assembly, and rejected the notion that India is sabotaging peace talks with Pakistan, calling it "a complete lie."Sushma Swaraj pointed to the ...

Update: Pakistan blames India for breakdown in talks

U.S. 09/29/18, 09:09

The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):3:00 p.m.Pakistan's top diplomat is blaming India for a recent breakdown in their relations as he addresses a U.N. gathering of world leaders. He says Pakistan "prefers politics over peace."Pakistani foreign ...

Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Asia & Pacific 09/28/18, 05:33

Anti-India protests and clashes erupted in disputed Kashmir after Indian troops killed a young shepherd who was tending his sheep, officials and residents said.In this Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, file photo, Kashmiri men shout slogans as they carry the body ...

Adultery verdict is latest progressive ruling by India court

World 09/27/18, 22:47

The chief justice of India's Supreme Court has presided over a string of recent rulings that grant more rights to women, gay couples and religious minorities, challenging deeply conservative Indian society before he retires next month.In the latest decision Thursday, ...

Dhawan: India won’t take Bangladesh lightly in final

Asia & Pacific 09/27/18, 13:23

India vice-captain Shikhar Dhawan said the six-time champion would not take surprise package Bangladesh lightly in Friday's Asia Cup final.An under-strength Bangladesh side fought like tigers to beat Pakistan on Wednesday in a Super Four match that was essentially a ...

French boat rescues injured Indian sailor from yacht

Europe 09/24/18, 02:52

A French ship on Monday rescued an Indian sailor who was injured in the remote southern Indian Ocean during a round-the-world solo yacht race, Indian officials said.India's defense minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, tweeted that it was "a sense of relief to ...

Explains: Why elections hold key for Maldives’ future

Europe 09/22/18, 21:16

The Maldives is holding its third multiparty presidential elections on Sunday. The Indian Ocean nation of 400,000 has been rife with political turmoil since democracy was introduced just a decade ago.Famed for its white sand beaches and luxury resorts, the ...

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