November 19, 2013 Troops of marauding rhesus monkeys have become a major problem in India, snatching food, chewing Internet cables and romping through government buildings.
November 15, 2013 An ad for Google's search engine in India unites two friends separated by Partition in 1947. The ad has warmed the cockles of subcontinental hearts, leading to an outpouring of goodwill on social media and newspaper websites.
November 14, 2013 Being bilingual opens up new worlds to speakers. It also appears to hold off the onset of dementia. Commentator Barbara King says that for these reasons, and more, she wishes her language faculty was more robust.
November 5, 2013 The Indian independence leader used the portable "charkha" to make his own thread and cloth while a prisoner of the British in the early 1930s.
November 5, 2013 India launched its first-ever probe to the red planet on Tuesday at a cost of one-tenth what NASA is expected to pay for its latest Mars mission.
October 31, 2013 India plans to launch a satellite to Mars in November. The mission is budgeted at less than $80 million — a real bargain when it comes to space exploration. The mission fills many Indians with pride, but there's still a debate on whether this is a good investment for a poor country.
October 28, 2013 Also, a former South African minister was briefly detained in New York, apparently owing to an outdated terrorist watch list. And India assesses security in the aftermath of deadly blasts that targeted an opposition party.
October 23, 2013 The stories are from a cross section of news organizations around the world. Wednesday's stories range from a border defense agreement between India and China to curtailed mail delivery in New Zealand.
October 21, 2013 The chief engineer of the MV Seaman Guard Ohio, one of 35 arrested for allegedly carrying illegal weapons, was reportedly prevented by cellmates from killing himself.
October 18, 2013 Indian authorities say the vessel was intercepted last week carrying arms that had not been declared.
October 15, 2013 Fewer than 30 people were killed when Cyclone Phailin struck India's eastern Orrisa state over the weekend. Ten thousand people were killed when a similar storm hit the state in 1999. The difference can be attributed to not only improved infrastructure and communications, but also lessons learned after the last storm.
October 13, 2013 Indian officials are reporting far fewer casualties than had been feared when the large and powerful cyclone Phailin struck the country's east coast Saturday. But the storm, which forced the evacuation of nearly 1 million people, has left flooding and destruction in its path.
October 13, 2013 At least 89 people reportedly died in a stampede Sunday at a temple in central India, where 25,000 people had crowded onto a bridge. Police believe a rumor that the bridge was collapsing sparked panic and confusion.
October 11, 2013 The lives and livelihood of millions are in its path. Cyclone Phailin currently has winds of around 160 mph, equal to a category 5 hurricane.
October 10, 2013 Tendulkar's stature in Indian cricket is akin to Babe Ruth's in baseball. In his more than two-decade-long career, Tendulkar broke many of the sport's batting records and carried the hopes of a nation on his shoulders.