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Dublin: 2 °C Tuesday 9 February, 2016

#India

# india - Today’s News

Authorities in India say bus driver was killed by ‘meteorite’

Three other people were injured in the incident.

# india - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC Facebook’s plan to connect the world has been dealt a major blow in India Resistance

Facebook’s plan to connect the world has been dealt a major blow in India

India’s telecoms regulator has outlawed differential pricing for data packages, meaning Facebook’s ‘Free Basics’ plan won’t be allowed in the country.

Leopard mauls six people after sneaking into Indian school

The animal is thought to have strayed from a forest area close to the school.

# india - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

From The42 ‘Everyone in the LOI will be jealous’ – Shamrock Rovers head off to India Long-haul Flight

‘Everyone in the LOI will be jealous’ – Shamrock Rovers head off to India

The Hoops will play in a pre-season tournament over the next week.

# india - Thursday 14 January, 2016

An acid attack survivor is now fronting a major fashion campaign

Lakshmi Saa has been campaigning for years for the survivors of such attacks in India.

# india - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Woman arrested after husband secretly films her apparently beating mother-in-law

However, the woman denies the allegations and claims the video is fabricated.

Police force-feed burglar 40 bananas in order to retrieve swallowed gold chain

It’s not the first time that Indian police have resorted to using the fruit in such a manner.

# india - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

From The42 Sorry Ben Stokes, a 15-year-old Indian kid went 1009 not out in a single innings today Teenage Knocks

Sorry Ben Stokes, a 15-year-old Indian kid went 1009 not out in a single innings today

Pranav Dhanawade has earned the praise of Sachin Tendulkar today.

# india - Monday 28 December, 2015

Amazon and eBay are selling cow dung patties and Indian shoppers can’t get enough

They are usually used for heating, cooking and Hindu rituals.

# india - Monday 21 December, 2015

Seven men in India sentenced to death for rape and murder of a woman

The incident happened in February of this year.

# india - Sunday 20 December, 2015

‘We want justice’: Protests erupt as Indian gang rapist released and given new identity

Jyoti Singh, who was 23, died after being brutally raped and assaulted on a moving bus in New Delhi.

# india - Friday 18 December, 2015

Indian gang-rape convict to walk free after three years

The teenager had been convicted in the fatal assault of Jyoti Singh, a 23-year-old woman named for the first time this week.

# india - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Airline worker dies after being ‘sucked into jet engine’

Air India is investigating the circumstances of technician Ravi Subramanian’s death.

# india - Monday 7 December, 2015

From Business ETC Is the British Empire’s ‘Jewel in the Crown’ about to become Ireland’s? Shared History

Is the British Empire’s ‘Jewel in the Crown’ about to become Ireland’s?

The government wants India to start investing big in Ireland.

# india - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Married before she was 1, Meghwal met her husband as he was hurling abuse at her school gates

Some Indian women are fighting back against arranged marriages.

# india - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Indian girls aged two and five ‘gang-raped’ in New Delhi, says police

Police have confirmed that attacks this morning.

# india - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

There was chaos when this man woke up during his own post mortem

The homeless man had been pronounced dead at the side of a road.

# india - Friday 9 October, 2015

Woman ‘has hand chopped off’ while trying to escape employer

The woman allegedly had tried to complain to her employer about torture and non-payment of wages.

# india - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Could a cup of tea help millions of children gain access to better education?

Global Schoolroom is organising tea breaks across the country to raise funds for their efforts abroad.

# india - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Five-year-old boy beheaded in human sacrifice, reports say

The incident is said to have happened while he was on his way home from nursery.

# india - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Watch these Sikh men remove their turbans to rescue drowning boys

When a group of children got overwhelmed at a religious festival the two men stepped in.

# india - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Five men sentenced to death over train bombings that killed nearly 200

The bombs were packed into pressure cookers and then placed in bags and hidden on the train.

# india - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Man whose typewriter was smashed by cop ‘fed up’ with campaign to help him

A campaign to help Kishan Kumar was launched after an image of a policeman kicking his typewriter went viral.

This political giant is coming to Ireland for the first time today

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# india - Sunday 13 September, 2015

This fruit smells like rotting onions and tastes like pulled pork but could save millions from starvation

This fruit smells like rotting onions and tastes like pulled pork but could save millions from starvation

If you just eat 10 or 12 bulbs of this fruit, you don’t need food for another half a day.

# india - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Uber driver accused of rape and kidnap of woman (25)

Shiv Kumar Yadav has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

# india - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Female combatants made ‘cook, cleaning and pleasure their seniors’

The life of the Indian woman captured by Maoist rebels.

# india - Friday 28 August, 2015

Sisters to be raped as punishment for brother running away with married woman

They are aged just 15 and 23 years old.

# india - Monday 24 August, 2015

100,000 people protest for the right to starve themselves to death

They are members of the Jain religion.

# india - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Man (91) charged with smuggling cocaine disguised as soap

He alleges he was taken advantage of.

# india - Saturday 8 August, 2015

‘Witches’ stabbed and beaten to death by mob

Villagers blamed the women for bringing illness, poor crops and bad luck.

This hard-hitting Nicki Minaj cover has gone viral … and Unilever isn’t too happy about it

The corporation found itself at the centre of a public storm this week after a video accusing it of dumping toxic waste in India went viral.

# india - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

India banned internet porn on Saturday, then unbanned it 48 hours later

“There’s no thinking behind the decision,” said one expert.

Photos show extent of devastating train derailment that killed dozens

So far 300 people have been rescued from the carriages of the trains.

# india - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

63-year-old woman dismembered and beheaded by villagers who believed she was a witch

Her attackers, armed with machetes, took her from her house before beheading her.

# india - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Irishman arrested for attempting to smuggle 10kg of gold bars

Customs said the man landed from Dubai on an Emirates flight.

# india - Sunday 12 July, 2015

From The42 An ex-Ireland international will be managed by Nicolas Anelka in India next season Adventure

An ex-Ireland international will be managed by Nicolas Anelka in India next season

“Every team needs one marquee player to bring a bit of attention to the league.”

# india - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Vladimir Putin is nervous about starting yoga

“I’ll see what I am able to do based on my physical aptitude.” No more than yourself.

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