Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed to Brazil Sunday for a meeting of the BRICS group of emerging powers, hoping to seal the long-discussed deal to open a new development bank.
A crude bomb exploded Saturday in India's troubled northeast, wounding at least six passersby, and authorities searched for four Muslim traders believed to be abducted by a rebel group in the region.
Indian engineers are toiling in the Himalayas to build the world's highest railway bridge which is expected to be 35 meters taller than the Eiffel Tower when completed by 2016.
Yashpal Mor grew up watching men in his village stay single rather than defy the rules of the traditional council that controls Indian rural life with an iron grip.
A wall collapsed Sunday in southern India killing 11 people including a child, just a week after a building crumbled in the same state claiming 61 lives, officials said.
A group of 46 Indian nurses who were freed by Sunni insurgents in Iraq returned Saturday to the southern city of Kochi on a special Air India flight.
India's Narendra Modi faced a hostile welcome including a general strike Friday during his first visit as prime minister to Kashmir, where he has sparked anger over apparent plans to curb the region's autonomy.
The death toll in a building collapse in southern India has risen to 60 as workers are close to clearing the ruins of the structure.
Indonesia said Tuesday its trade balance swung back to surplus in May and reported a flurry of other positive data, a boost for Southeast Asia's top economy after a recent slowdown.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed India's low-cost space technology on Monday, saying a rocket which launched four foreign satellites into orbit had cost less to make than the Hollywood film “Gravity.”