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​Indian warplanes go missing during upgrade in Ukraine – report
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.

30.03.2015 08:20

1,000 arrests: Indian police candidates hire impersonators to pass entry test
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.

29.03.2015 16:09

​Three Indian men face 5 yrs in jail over beef slaughter
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.

28.03.2015 20:41

India to shoot Game of Thrones-inspired series – report
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.

27.03.2015 19:45

​New realities: Parliamentary BRICS
The idea to establish a parliamentary forum emerged as a result of the active development of diverse cooperation within the framework of BRICS.

24.03.2015 14:12

Rising China arms exports threaten US influence worldwide – report
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.

23.03.2015 14:33

Cheats never prosper: More than 1,000 arrested over mass cribbing in India
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.

22.03.2015 14:11

Delhi to make 33% of cops female to help tackle violence against women in Indian capital
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.’

21.03.2015 10:36

‘India should protect humans, not just cows’: Cardinal after elderly nun gang-rape
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.

18.03.2015 20:49

‘Thou shall not indulge in steaks’: Indian state to hand out 3-yr jail terms for beef sales
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.

17.03.2015 17:08

Elderly nun gang-raped at Christian missionary school in India
An elderly nun at a Christian missionary school in India was gang-raped by up to eight male attackers as she tried to prevent them from robbing the building at night.

14.03.2015 18:31

​Bride & prejudice: Groom minus wife after failing simple math test
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’.

13.03.2015 10:44