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Heavy rains trigger landslides in northeast India

By Tue, Sep 23, 2014 9:57AM UTC Comments Off

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Officials say relentless rains in parts of northeastern India have triggered landslides and flash floods, killing at least seven people. A top police official in Meghalaya state said that the deaths occurred after a cloudburst in the northern part of the state. The cloudburst also wreaked havoc in the neighboring state...

Explosion at north India fireworks factory kills 5

By Sun, Sep 21, 2014 3:38PM UTC Comments Off Explosion at north India fireworks factory kills 5

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — An explosion has ripped through a fireworks factory in northern India, killing five workers and injuring 20. ...

Dalai Lama says India a model of religious harmony

By Sun, Sep 21, 2014 3:27PM UTC Comments Off The Dalai Lama. Pic: AP.

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Dalai Lama says the enduring harmony between India's many religions is proof to the world that different communities can live peacefully and solve problems together....

Barack Obama nominates US envoys to Mexico, India

By Fri, Sep 19, 2014 10:34AM UTC Comments Off U.S. President Barack Obama. Pic: AP.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is nominating a former Clinton White House deputy chief of staff as ambassador to Mexico and a former senior State Department official and prominent Indian-American as ambassador to India....

India, China leaders to discuss trade, investment

By Thu, Sep 18, 2014 2:59PM UTC Comments Off Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, and Chinese President Xi Jinping wave to the media as Modi welcomes Xi upon his arrival at a hotel in Ahmadabad, India. Pic: AP.

NEW DELHI (AP) — Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks aimed at boosting trade and Chinese investment even as their troops face-off along their disputed border in the Himalayas....

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