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Dublin: 10 °C Friday 18 April, 2014


# india - Saturday 12 April, 2014

More than half of the world’s cancer victims live in India, Russia or China

How are the three countries dealing with the disease?

# india - Monday 7 April, 2014

Voting has started in the world’s biggest general election in India

It’s expected that the country’s 814 milion-strong electorate will shy away from the ruling Congress party.

# india - Friday 4 April, 2014

Men who gang-raped photojournalist sentenced to death in Mumbai

Three men have been sentenced to death, a fourth to life in prison.

# india - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Column: ‘With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying’

As a 13-year old schoolgirl, Setsuko Thurlow became a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Her harrowing testimony is a continuing reminder of the importance of nuclear disarmament, writes Jamie Walsh.

# india - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Four men found guilty of gang-rape of photojournalist in Mumbai

The 22-year-old was raped in an abandoned mill where she had gone to take photographs.

# india - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Judge suspends execution of two men convicted of gang-rape

The men appealed to the Supreme Court after the death penalty was handed to them and two others.

# india - Friday 14 March, 2014

Indian court convicts 3 over gang rape of Catholic nun

One of the accused was found guilty of rape while two others were convicted of “outraging the modesty of a woman”.

# india - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Elephant destroys house before returning to save baby trapped under debris Elephant Of Surprise

# india - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Almost 10 years on from Asian tsunami: what’s happening to coastal fishing villages? Aftermath This post contains images

Almost 10 years on from Asian tsunami: what’s happening to coastal fishing villages?

Shoreline communities in countries like India were the hardest hit in 2004’s devastating tsunami. But thanks to Irish assistance, almost 40,000 people in desperate need were helped.

# india - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Community-based schizophrenia treatment in low income countries better than facility care

A study looking at India found those that had community care had reduced psychotic symptoms.

# india - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge A leopard escaped in India and went to the cinema Spotted

A leopard escaped in India and went to the cinema

The prowling cat is still on the loose.

# india - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge BBC News mixes up the Irish and Indian Olympic teams Sochi-t
From The Score India flag to fly at Sochi as Olympic ban is lifted Sochi 2014

India flag to fly at Sochi as Olympic ban is lifted

The IOC has decided to reinstate the Asian country meaning its three athletes can compete under its name.

# india - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Mother of missing Irish man in India still ‘determined’ to find him two years on

A new theory has emerged that the missing journalist may have been attacked by a wild animal, as the route he went missing on has recently been closed off because of sightings.

# india - Sunday 26 January, 2014

21 dead as tourist boat capsizes off India’s Andaman and Nicobar islands

The private boat was carrying around 43 tourists, thought to be mostly Indians.

# india - Friday 24 January, 2014

Thirteen in court over India gang-rape ordered by tribal leader

This ‘punishment’ was allegedly ordered for the woman for dishonouring her community by having a relationship with a Muslim man.

Man-eating tiger believed to have killed 3 people shot dead in India

“Now everyone is relieved, everything is back to normal.”

# india - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge You could learn a thing or two from this 8-year-old dancing on India’s Got Talent All The Right Moves

# india - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Autopsy shows Indian minister’s wife suffered “unnatural death”

The couple became embroiled in a row earlier this week after Twitter messages suggested Shashi Tharoor was having an affair.

# india - Friday 10 January, 2014

Indian diplomat leaves US after charges over treatment of her servant

Khobograde was accused of lying on the servant’s visa application and paying her less than half the statutory minimum wage.

# india - Monday 6 January, 2014

Indian judge says pre-marital sex is immoral

The judge made his remarks as he acquitted a man accused of rape.

# india - Saturday 4 January, 2014

At least 13 killed in Goa building collapse

Around 50 labourers were on-site at the time – the death toll is expected to rise.

# india - Sunday 29 December, 2013

India to hold vigils to mark anniversary of gang-rape victim’s death

The 23-year-old physiotherapy student died this day last year, nearly two weeks after being attacked by a gang of men on a moving bus in Dehli.

# india - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Express train fire in India kills at least 26 people

Two children were among the victims.

# india - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Indian gangster escapes from custody after ‘poisoning his guards’

Vikram Paras, 27, carried out the daring escape as four armed officers were escorting him from the busy Old Delhi Railway Station in the capital early yesterday.

# india - Sunday 15 December, 2013

€3.4m funding from Gorta gives new hope to disabled youth in India

The Irish people have been thanked for their generosity in helping to establish a pioneering care centre for mentally and physically challenged children in rural India.

# india - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Number of rape cases reported in Delhi doubles this year

However, aid organisations believe even this reported figure doesn’t reflect the real number of assaults.

# india - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Women are fighting the vicious cycle of poverty in India with one simple idea

“We used to depend entirely on our husbands for money… now we make our own decisions.”

# india - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# india - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Number of Indian students studying in Ireland set to double

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton said the majority of the students will be at advanced post-graduate level.

# india - Monday 4 November, 2013

India to launch first Mars mission tomorrow

The country is aiming to become the only Asian nation to reach the Red Planet.

# india - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge ‘Lost boy’ tells incredible story of using Google Earth to find home in new ad Homeward Bound

‘Lost boy’ tells incredible story of using Google Earth to find home in new ad

A heartwarming tale of what technology can bring to the world.

# india - Monday 14 October, 2013

Outrage as death toll from Hindu temple stampede hits 115

The tragedy was sparked by rumours a bridge was about to collapse. Authorities are coming in for criticism over their approach.

# india - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about the shooting in Dublin, the final budget talks and the appeal for a little girl’s wheelchair to be returned…

Stampede on bridge at Hindu temple in India kills at least 60 people

Police sources said that some 20,000 people were on the bridge over the River Sindh when the stampede broke out.

Cyclone in India weakens, with 9 people dead

This is the strongest cyclone to hit India in 14 years.

# india - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about Dr Taufiq Al Sattar’s family, our optimistic leaders and Irish people spreading sexual diseases abroad.

At least four killed as massive cyclone hits India coast

With gusts of up to 240 kilometres per hour, the cyclone may be the most powerful to hit the area since 1999, when more than 8,000 people were killed.

# india - Friday 27 September, 2013

Up to 70 people trapped after Mumbai building collapse

There were 22 families living in the five-story building, owned by the city’s civic administrative body.

Climber finds treasure trove off Mont Blanc

The climber found emeralds, rubies and sapphires that had been buried for decades after a plane crashed some 50 years ago.

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