Indian President Pranab Mukherjee has reportedly rejected 30 mercy pleas during his five-year tenure, which ends next month.
A special anti-terror court in India’s Mumbai Friday held six Muslim men guilty for their roles in the 1993 serial bomb blasts in the country’s financial capital that killed over 250 people.
Iran’s Finance Minister Ali Tayyebniya will visit Seoul soon to finalize talks over credit line of 13 billion U.S. dollars from South Korea for Iran’s several energy projects, Press TV reported.
India’s financial crimes agency filed charges of money-laundering Wednesday against Vijay Mallya, accusing the flamboyant tycoon of siphoning off money from a loan to his now-defunct airline.
Sri Lankan railway authorities announced a crackdown on selfies on Tuesday after a 12-year-old boy was decapitated and two other men also died while snapping themselves on a coastal track.
A Pakistani couple, who got medical visa to come to India for their four-month-old son’s heart treatment following Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s intervention, have arrived in this country.
Heavy monsoon rains have killed at least 35 people in southeast Bangladesh, most of them buried under landslides, authorities said Tuesday.
Thousands of tourists fled the Indian hill resort of Darjeeling on Monday after separatists warned that a general strike could degenerate into violence.
At least 10 people were killed after their car fell into a canal in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh Sunday, a senior police official said.
The Indian army said Saturday that it foiled infiltration bids by suspected militants from the Pakistani side along a heavily militarized de facto border dividing Kashmir between the two countries and killed six intruders in two days.
At least eight people were killed and two others seriously injured in a head-on collision between a truck and an auto-rickshaw in the eastern Indian state of Odisha Saturday, a senior police official said.
The Indian government will set up 100 Yoga parks across the country to promote yoga activities, officials said Saturday.