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The Gandhi bust is a gift by the Indian government, marking the 150th birth anniversary of the revered political icon
As President Rodrigo Duterte hosts Indian leader Ram Nath Kovind, the Philippine Coast Guard and Indian Navy sign a memorandum of understanding on sharing information about the movement of non-military commercial vessels
President Ram Nath Kovind will meet with President Rodrigo Duterte in Malacañang, address Filipino and Indian businessmen, and unveil a bust of Mahatma Gandhi during his visit
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping affirm that 'both sides will prudently manage their differences and not allow differences on any issue to become disputes'
Government spokesperson Rohit Kansal says the decision comes after a security review was done
The state visit comes as the Philippines and India commemorate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries
Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping are set to have an 'informal summit' this week, with confirmation occurring at short notice
The scenario modeled by researchers envisages more than 100 million immediate deaths and global mass starvation should a nuclear war occur between India and Pakistan
Although the rains have stopped, large portions of the city of Patna remain submerged, with schools and shops shut
Motibar Rahman, a Muslim, says his family has been the caretaker of this Hindu shrine in Assam state for the past 500 years. He says it was Lord Shiva himself who appointed their family.
Officials and local media reports say most people lost their lives for a variety of reasons including wall collapses, drowning, lightning and snake bites
Reporters from India, Nepal, and Hong Kong investigate the pangolin trade in their countries
The two leaders heap praise on each other in an unusual joint appearance inside a football stadium in Houston
A Kashmiri-American group plans to protest outside of Houston's NRG Stadium against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
India and Pakistan are locked in an escalating war of words since New Delhi stripped Indian-administered Kashmir of its autonomy last month, imposing a security lockdown on the area
The Irish rock band are taking their Joshua Tree Tour all over Asia
Almost 300 personnel using boats and a helicopter are engaged in the search operation, including the Indian Navy and the National Disaster Response Force
Authorities say the Royal Vashishta vessel was carrying 63 people, most of them tourists, to a picnic spot near Rajahmundry in Andhra Pradesh state in southeast India at the time of the accident
Prime Minister Imran Khan insists that Pakistan does not want to go to war with India again – but says Islamabad will respond to any hostility
Indian journalist Ravish Kumar speaks to Rappler about receiving death threats, journalism, and giving voice to the voiceless
Amazon's new Indian headquarters in Hyderabad is its biggest building worldwide
'For the last 6 weeks, India has transformed Occupied Jammu and Kashmir into the largest prison on this planet,' says Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi
Police officers drive around the city, announcing through loudhailers that 'residents are informed not to venture out of their homes'
Mobile phone networks and internet remain cut off in Indian Kashmir after nearly a month of the region's special autonomy being stripped
(UPDATED) The mood at mission control in Bangalore deteriorates as it becomes clear not everything was going according to plan
The decision comes weeks after the International Court of Justice in July ordered Islamabad to provide the prisoner with consular access but rejected India's demand that Jadhav be freed
Meanwhile, the government is expected to launch a national campaign in mid-September through 3 phases – an awareness drive, the collection of single-use plastics, and its recycling
(UPDATED) Only those who can demonstrate that they or their forebears were in India before 1971 could be included in the list
Prime Minister Imran Khan addresses the nation and vows to continue fighting for Kashmir until the disputed Himalayan territory is 'liberated'
India reacts angrily to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's call for nationwide action
Nearly 100 civilians have been injured so far, with a further 300 police and more than 100 paramilitary troopers hurt, a senior government source says
Authorities say the move to block opposition Indian politicians was to 'avoid controversy'
After 4 weeks in space, the craft completes its Lunar Orbit Insertion as planned, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) says
Authorities say they are reopening 190 primary schools in the city yet few children could be seen at half a dozen places visited by Agence France-Presse
A magistrate says most of the detained were flown out of Kashmir because prisons have run out of capacity already
Police fire tear gas and pellet-firing shotguns to disperse residents who tried to march down the main road in the main city of Srinagar after Friday prayers
'You need to understand that restrictions and relaxations are area-wise. You can't generalize them,' says senior police officer Munir Khan
A BBC statement says, 'given the shutdown of digital services and phone lines in the region, it's right for us to try and increase the provision of news on our short wave radio services'
Skirmishes are frequent across the so-called Line of Control, but the latest deaths comes after Pakistan warns it was ready to meet any Indian aggression over Kashmir
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says 'fresh thinking' was needed after 7 decades of failure to ensure harmony in the former Himalayan kingdom, where tens of thousands have died in the past 30 years
'We have decided that if India commits any type of violation we will fight till the end,' says Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan
(UPDATED) Authorities warn Kerala locals of heavy to extremely heavy rainfall over the next 24-48 hours in some of the worst affected regions of the state popular with tourists
Normal communication in the more peaceful Jammu division of the region "has been restored after assessment by relevant local authorities", an Indian home ministry spokesperson says
The southern state of Kerala has been the worst hit region for the second consecutive year
(UPDATED) The Himalayan region's biggest mosque, the Jama Masjid, is ordered shut and people are only allowed to pray in smaller local mosques so that no big crowds could gather, witnesses say
Authorities say bad weather and damaged infrastructure are affecting rescue and relief work
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan says the Kashmir issue will lead to 'the suppression of Muslims in India and eventually lead to targeting of Pakistan'
Under the watchful eye of Indian paramilitaries, the calls and conversations are tightly controlled, and simmering frustrations often boil over
Huge numbers of troops remain in Indian-administered Kashmir's main city as people prepare for Eid al-Adha
Emily, a donkey living at an animal shelter in the Indian city of Pune, is an internet sensation with a clip of her 'singing' going viral