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 semi-final.Pakistan, chasing 240 to win in Abu Dhabi, was restricted ...

Video: Bus washed away by powerful floodwaters in India

World 09/26/18, 07:45

Flood water washed away a bus in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, September 23. Parts of northeast India, including New Delhi and the National Capital region, endured heavy rainfall and localized flooding as former Cyclone Daye tracked across the region from Sunday into Monday. Flood-related incidents have claimed ...

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 know that naval officer" Abhilash Tomy was "rescued by the ...

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 Maldives under President Yameen Abdul Gayoom, who is seeking re-election, ...

Heroic police saves suicidal man from jumping off a bridge after 2 hours

World 09/21/18, 23:25

A man who was seen hanging precariously from a bridge was helped down by traffic cops in a dramatic incident filmed above a busy intersection in Raipur, India. One brave police officer is seen hauling himself up to the top of the bridge using a steep makeshift ladder. After reportedly two hours of talks ...

India bans instant divorce by Muslim men

World 09/19/18, 10:15

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's government on Wednesday approved an ordinance to implement a top court ruling striking down the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce.

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