Ukraine is reportedly failing India with upgrades to its An-32 transport aircraft. At least five planes have allegedly gone missing in Ukraine. Meanwhile, work on Indian soil has been halted after Ukrainian engineers were pulled out.
More than 1,000 people have been arrested in northeastern India as they came to a police recruitment exam with fake documents, local media said. It appears the detained people were hired by applicants to pass the physical fitness test.
In the first case since a controversial beef ban law came into effect on March 4, police in India’s Maharashtra state have arrested three people accused of slaughtering calves. They now face the possibility of five years in jail.
India will reportedly be filming a series inspired by the hit fantasy show Game of Thrones. While reports initially indicated a remake, it is unlikely the Starks and Lannisters will be transformed into singing and dancing Bollywood-style performers.
Chinese-made advanced weapons systems flooding the international market over the next 10 years will cause instability, and make it a lot harder for the US to intervene in other countries, Foreign Policy magazine warned.
Hundreds of people, including teachers, parents and police, have been arrested in northeastern India after evidence of rampant cheating emerged during state exams. Some detainees had scaled the walls of school buildings to help the students.
The Indian government says one third of Delhi’s police force will be made up of women. It is the latest move to try and tackle widespread sexual abuse and violence against women in the Indian capital and hopes to make the force, ‘more gender sensitive.’
India should be as concerned about its people, as it is about its cows – a sacred animal in Hinduism – said the head of India’s Catholic bishops as he spoke out after an elderly nun was gang-raped in a convent last week.
The parliament of Haryana state in northern India has banned the slaughter of cows and sale of beef in a unanimous vote. The law imposes both a fine and a rigorous imprisonment term ranging from three years to 10 years for killing the animal.
An Indian bride has refused to marry her groom during a wedding ceremony after he failed to solve a simple mathematical test. She asked him what 15 plus 6 equals. When he answered “17”, she simply ‘left him at the altar’.