| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:36 PM
British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday ordered an inquiry into what role his nation's special forces might have played in the deadly 1984 Indian assault on the Sikh Golden Temple after recently declassified documents suggested the SAS was...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 10:48 AM
NEW DELHI -- A 51-year-old Danish tourist who was lost and asking for directions was gang-raped and beaten up at knifepoint near the main railway station in the bustling heart of India's capital, police said Wednesday.
It was the latest such incident to...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
KOLKATA, India — Rumors swept Kolkata this year that a runaway boy spent the night beside a 4,000-year-old Egyptian mummy in the Indian Museum, a building with a reputation for being haunted.
The local media wrote it up, and a crowd, including...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 4:33 AM
KOTHACHERUVU, India — A fire engulfed two coaches of an express train in southern India on Saturday, killing at least 26 passengers, many of whom became trapped and suffocated after the doors failed to open, officials said.
As the inferno and...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 12:12 PM
In Monday's Pictures in the News, race fans check tickets after the 6th race on the last day of racing at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, Calif. Salt Lake City: A couple get their marriage license after federal Judge Robert Shelby rules that Utah's Amendment...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:59 PM
WASHINGTON – Seeking to defuse a growing dispute, the State Department on Tuesday promised an internal investigation into the arrest of an Indian diplomat in New York and urged New Delhi not to retaliate in ways that threatened the safety of U.S....
| Dec 18, 2013
| 4:04 PM
WASHINGTON – Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Wednesday “expressed his regret” to a senior Indian official about the treatment of an Indian diplomat who was arrested last week in New York, although he didn’t concede that U.S....
| Dec 17, 2013
| 9:41 AM
NEW DELHI -- India reacted Tuesday to the arrest of one of its diplomats in New York last week by snubbing a U.S. Congressional delegation, removing security from outside the U.S. Embassy and threatening to treat U.S. diplomats the same way it says its...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.
-- Mother Teresa
After my trip to the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan I wasn’t sure how I would react when I returned to India.
Bhutan is peaceful; India is...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:04 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Fans of "Castle in the Sky" in Japan set a world record in August when they sent 143,199 tweets in a single second while watching a rerun of the 1986 anime classic on television.
The social media frenzy that took place thousands of...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Here's a twist for tennis fans: The road to Davis Cup glory for India now goes through Calabasas.
On Sept. 21, in a country where tennis plays second fiddle only to cricket, India's tennis federation announced a surprising departure from its traditional...