AHMEDABAD, India, July 28: Two teenage girls from India have discovered an Earth-bound asteroid by poring through images from a University of Hawaii telescope, an Indian space education institute said on Monday.

CHENNAI, July 1: At least six people have died and 16 were injured in a boiler blast at NLC India Ltd’s power plant in Neyveli in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, local police said on Wednesday, in the site’s second such explosion in two months.

NEW DELHI, June 27: India reported over 17,000 new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, pushing the country’s total above 500,000, federal health ministry data showed on Saturday, with infections surging in major cities including the capital New Delhi.

AHMEDABAD, May 9: Hundreds of migrant workers in India’s western state of Gujarat have clashed for a second day with authorities, hurling stones at police trying to enforce a lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus.

MUMBAI/AHMEDABAD, India, April 23: Parts of India have recorded dramatic falls in the number of deaths at a time when funeral parlors were bracing for a surge amid the coronavirus crisis.

MUMBAI, April 4: The number of confirmed new coronavirus cases in South Asia neared 6,000 on Saturday, even as authorities in some cities tightened restrictions on movement and warned lockdowns could be extended in a bid to rein in the pandemic.

INDIA, March 14: India reported its second death from coronavirus, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said here on Friday.

NEW DELHI, Feb 27: A false rumour that the coronavirus can be spread by chickens has slashed Indian poultry sales by almost 50%, top supplier Godrej Agrovet Ltd (GODE.NS) said on Thursday.

NEW DELHI, Jan 22:  India’s top court on Wednesday began hearing dozens of petitions seeking the revocation of amendments to the citizenship law following nationwide protests and a security crackdown that led to more than 20 deaths.

NEW DELHI, Dec 18: India’s Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the final appeal of one of the four men sentenced to death for the 2012 fatal gang rape of a woman on a moving bus in New Delhi, paving the way for the four to be hanged.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: India has clinched 18 gold medals out of total 20 up for grabs in shooting under the 13th South Asian Games (SAG).