Soldiers were battling Sunday to rescue thousands of people trapped by Indian Kashmir's worst flooding for half a century.
For the first time, scientists have been able to send a simple mental message from one person to another without any contact between the two.
Australia's prime minister is due to sign a deal allowing nuclear fuel exports to energy-hungry India.
Narendra Modi flew into Japan on a five-day official visit as their governments seek to boost security ties and counter assertive China.
Australia's Prime Minister said he will visit India next week, where he will reportedly sign an agreement allowing the export of uranium.
Doctors in India have removed the foetus that had been inside a woman for 36 years in what is believed to be the world's longest ectopic pregnancy.
Authorities in Kerala have announced a ban on alcohol to tackle a growing abuse problem in the southern Indian state.
A controversial film on the assassination of Indira Gandhi was scheduled for release on Friday amid calls for it to be banned.
Little Kazakhstani Miss Bibissara Assaubayeva, 10, has won the 13th Dubai Juniors Chess Championship 2014.
She's already a leading name in Indian fashion, with customers ranging from top Bollywood stars to teenage girls on pocket money.
Prime Minister said a "digital India" could compete with the world and hailed its IT professionals for banishing the country's image.
India's new Prime Minister will deliver an Independence Day speech that is being closely watched for announcements of major reforms.
Stray dogs roaming New Delhi may soon attend police training school with civic authorities planning to turn the animals into security dogs.
A troop of marauding monkeys stops tearing up a New Delhi garden, as one of the Indian capital's sought-after "monkey men" swings into action.
India's cabinet has approved plans to open its defence and railways industries to foreign investment.
Rescue workers dug through deep mud and debris on Thursday in search of victims of a major landslide in western India that buried homes, with the death toll expected to reach 150.
When Hindu hardliner Narendra Modi attacked India's huge beef exports while campaigning to be premier, producers feared bad times ahead for the industry in the land where cows are sacred.
US Secretary of State John Kerry forecast a transformation Wednesday in Washington's troubled relations with India as he headed to New Delhi for ice-breaking talks with new Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Efforts to save the tiger are being undermined by a lack of information about how many of the endangered cats live in the wild, the conservation group WWF said.
Australia has given the go-ahead to a massive coal mine in Queensland state which Environment Minister Greg Hunt said Monday could ultimately provide electricity for up to 100 million Indians.
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