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India’s key Muslim shrine to lift ban on entry to women

A trust that runs Mumbai's Haji Ali mosque said on Monday it will revoke a ban on women entering the inner sanctum of the shrine, in accordance with court orders.

3 civilians, trooper killed in India-Pakistan border clashes

Three civilians and a trooper were killed while several were injured in cross-border firing between the forces of India and Pakistan, officials said Monday.

24 Maoist rebels killed in major anti-insurgency operation in India

At least 24 Maoist rebels were killed in a clash with police in south-eastern India Monday, in the country's deadliest anti-insurgency operation in recent years.

19 dead, more than one hundred injured, in Indian hospital fire

At least 19 people have died and over 100 have been injured in a fire in a hospital in eastern India, a local government official said Tuesday.

India warns of terror "mother ship" next door, doesn't name Pakistan

The mother ship of terrorism is in India's neighbourhood and has links across the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday, referring to, but not naming, Pakistan.

Terrorism on agenda at BRICS leaders summit in Goa

Terrorism was expected to figure on the agenda as heads of government of the five BRICS emerging economies gathered in the southern Indian seaside destination of Goa Saturday for a two-day summit...

India and Russia sign defence deals worth billions

India and Russia signed defence and energy deals worth billions of dollars after a meeting of their leaders in the southern Indian state of Goa on Saturday.

EU to help India in cleaning holy Hindu river Ganges

European Union and India Friday signed an agreement in the field of water management which includes European assistance in helping clean Hinduism's holiest river, the Ganges.

Border guard killed as militants attack army base in Indian Kashmir

Militants attacked an army camp in India-administered Kashmir on Sunday night killing one border guard, according to local police.

India becomes 62nd country to ratify Paris climate deal

India ratified the Paris climate agreement on Sunday, becoming the 62nd country to join the historic accord that could go into force by the end of the year.

India confirms Kashmir operation amid high alert on Pakistan border

Several teams from the Indian Army's special forces entered Pakistan-controlled Kashmir in a four-hour operation overnight, an Indian official says.

India to boycott South Asia summit in Pakistan as tensions mount

India on Tuesday decided to pull out of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit in Islamabad amid tensions with its neighbour following a deadly attack on its army base...

India deploys satellites in separate orbits in complex mission

India's space agency on Monday inserted eight satellites into two different orbits in one of its most complex and longest missions.

India and France sign 8.7-billion-dollar fighter jet deal

India on Friday signed an 8.7-billion-dollar deal to buy 36 fighter jets from France in what is among the world's major defence acquisitions.

India and France to sign multi-billion-dollar fighter jet deal

The Indian government has approved a multi-billion-dollar deal to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France's Dassault.