updated 5:52 AM UTC, Aug 22, 2017

Supreme Court Bars Triple Talaq For 6 Months Until Parliament Makes Law

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 11:22
NEW DELHI: Instant triple talaq, which allows Muslim men to leave their wives immediately by uttering "talaq" (divorce) thrice, has been barred for six months by the Supreme Court until parliament brings law. In a landmark verdict today, five senior…

Rajnath Singh Says China Tension To End Soon, Beijing Makes Angry Comment

Monday, 21 August 2017 20:16
NEW DELHI/BEIJING: Days after footage emerged of Indian and Chinese soldiers fighting at the border at Sikkim, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the confrontation will end soon. China offered no assurances, instead blaming India again for the altercation that…

McDonald's Terminates Franchise Agreement For 169 Outlets In India

Monday, 21 August 2017 20:13
NEW DELHI: McDonald's India has terminated the franchise agreement for 169 fast-food outlets in north and east India run by Connaught Plaza Restaurant Ltd (CPRL) and said the outlets cannot use its brand for any operations. CPRL is led by…

'20 Seconds Of Burning': Partly Blinded After Viewing Solar Eclipse

Monday, 21 August 2017 20:12
It was a clear day when Louis Tomososki's science teacher mentioned that a partial solar eclipse would be visible from their hometown of Portland, Ore., that afternoon. So after classes let out, Tomososki, then 16, found Roger Duvall, his friend…

Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal-United To Join BJP-Led NDA

Saturday, 19 August 2017 13:33
PATNA: Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United is back in folds of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance or NDA after nearly four years of separation. A patch-up between the long-lost partners was announced at the party's national executive meeting this morning…

Enraged Man Punches And Kicks Woman In Indore Gym. Caught On CCTV

Saturday, 19 August 2017 13:31
INDORE: In shocking CCTV footage that has been released from a gym in Indore, a man can be seen brutally assaulting a woman who was working out there. The reason: she apparently had complained about his behavior, according to news…

Taking Aim At China, India Tightens Power Grid, Telecoms Rules

Friday, 18 August 2017 12:58
NEW DELHI: India is tightening the rules for businesses entering its power transmission sector and making stringent checks on both power and telecoms equipment for malware - moves that government and industry officials say aim to check China's advance into…