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Reports: Delhi bans Uber after alleged rape by driver

By Mon, Dec 08, 2014 5:56PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

A number of Indian media outlets are reporting that the Delhi Government has banned Uber in the Indian capital saying the taxi service is “misleading customers”....

India: Uber driver suspected of rape due in Delhi court

By Mon, Dec 08, 2014 3:30PM UTC Comments Off India: Uber driver suspected of rape due in Delhi court

NEW DELHI (AP) — A driver for international tax-booking service Uber who was detained for allegedly raping a woman he was driving home is due to appear in a New Delhi court....

More Indian graduates apply to US colleges as Chinese numbers stall

By Mon, Dec 08, 2014 12:19PM UTC Comments Off Indian students work on their computers on the quad at the University of Alabama. Pic: AP.

A report from the Council of Graduate Schools published this year reveals that the composition of this year’s international students at US colleges has changed, with an increase in admission to students from India coming alongside stagnation in the numbers of Chinese students admitted.The report was compiled by the Council of Graduate Schools in the CGS International Graduate Admissions Survey 2014, as part of a survey of 299 degree-awarding institutions in the US, which awarded 66% of the 109,000 total graduate degrees conferred to international students in the United States 2011-2012....

Security tight in Kashmir for Narendra Modi visit

By Mon, Dec 08, 2014 10:10AM UTC Comments Off India Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Pic: AP.

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Thousands of government forces have fanned out across the Indian portion of Kashmir to provide a security shield for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is scheduled to make a campaign speech Monday ahead of local elections....

Indian woman accuses Uber driver of rape

By Mon, Dec 08, 2014 9:59AM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police are searching for a taxi driver from the international cab-booking service Uber for allegedly raping a young woman in the capital. Police officer Alma Ming said Sunday investigators found a taxi that was abandoned by the 32-year-old driver. Ming said the woman, who works at a finance company, was...

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