The Uber driver was convicted of the rape, which occurred in Delhi in 2014, in a criminal case in India. He was sentenced in 2015 to life in prison.
India’s response was muted, with no reiteration of its long standing position on East Jerusalem being the future capital of Palestine.
TIGR2ESS, a new, large-scale multi-partner project, aims to define the requirements for a second, more sustainable Green Revolution.
While India’s coal imports have dropped 12% over the last three years, as the Modi government pursues a domestic strategy, they have picked up in recent times and are likely to continue to rise.
Being denied access to safe, private toilets is particularly dangerous for women and girls, impacting on their health and education, and exposing them to an increased risk of harassment and even attack.
The notion of India paying more than Rs 3,00,000 crore for a Rs 88,000 crore loan is flawed since in real terms, India’s currency will likely continue to appreciate against the Japanese yen.
The decision comes as air pollution levels spiked in the national capital.
With increasing demand for Indian services worldwide and sustained support from the government, services exports have the potential to reach $300 billion by 2022.
Pollution is the largest cause of premature deaths worldwide, and India is topping that list, according to a new report by Lancet.
The external affairs ministry statement comes days after the US secretary of state criticised China and a week before Tillerson’s visit to India.
India Becomes Newest Outpost for US Crude Exports as Modi Looks to Secure Supply Outside Middle East
US exports recently set a weekly record with nearly two million barrels of crude a day sent overseas. But shipments to India have been rare.
The people continue to defecate in the open, though government records show the village has functional toilets.
The US has repeatedly accused Pakistan of not doing enough to eliminate militant havens on its territory.
Facebook aims to make it easy for its users to connect with those who may need blood, but it remains to be seen whether real donors will step up, instead of just sharing a Facebook badge claiming that they are blood donors.
The issue was raised by Pakistan during a debate on decolonisation in the fourth committee of the UN General Assembly.
The external affairs ministry’s statement comes as a reaction to recent press reports which claim that the Chinese army continues to maintain a sizable presence in the Doklam area.
The RBI also kept the reverse repo rate unchanged at 5.75%.
The drop in exports of leather products comes as a setback for PM Modi who has sought to create millions of jobs by more than doubling the leather industry’s revenues.
The chief minister also said the state government will launch various campaigns against all types of addiction.
Increased healthcare expenses and lack of access to hospitals prompted a women’s collective in UP to run a biweekly village clinic on family subscriptions.
While the potters comprise only Muslims, they deal primarily with Hindu wholesale dealers who truck away pots in bulk.
“Labour laws are lax, there’s little effort to build a component ecosystem and logistics, and transport remains a big problem. No one seems to be investing in skilled labour that will build the phones.”
The single most important policy failure of most Indian governments has been the near-complete neglect of public health and education.
The chief executive of Afghanistan, who is in India on a short trip, also expressed that differences within the international community could impact counter-terrorism efforts.
Any changes to the joint venture will put future foreign investment at risk and cause the government to incur substantial costs, GE said in an emailed statement.
This position assumes significance given that under the new Trump policy the US wants India to contribute more in the war-torn nation.
Advanced economies may be facing declining returns on research effort. This makes it all the more imperative that the Modi government gets its house, with regard to R&D, in order.
The rupee was at 65.3275 to the dollar after falling to 65.3550, its lowest since March 24.
Judge sets aside conviction of writer-director, saying he doubted whether the incident took place without the victim’s consent and if it did whether Farooqui could “discern/understand the same”.
Women’s reproductive rights are under attack across the globe.
While arguments over methodologies and calculations will find its way to the courts, the telecom regulator believes that symmetry in tariffs will bring about symmetry in traffic.
India said it is extraordinary that the state which protected Osama Bin Laden and sheltered Mullah Omar should have the gumption to play the victim.
Companies do not want to be held liable for defects in products manufactured in collaboration with local partners under the ‘Make in India’ drive to build a military industrial base.
India had first rejected a patent for this breakthrough drug which sells at US $1000 per pill. Last year, India overruled its own decision and granted Gilead a patent for it.
India has identified Azhar as the mastermind of the Pathankot terror attack on January 2, 2016.
Bangladeshi media says that India’s modified policy towards the Rohingya crisis came through a Thursday phone call between Sushma Swaraj and Sheikh Hasina.
Over 50 years, the loan repayment value will be much higher based on the inflation differential, which is bound to persist between Japan and India.
One of his patients, 21-year-old Umar Rashid Dutt, also an Indian-American, has been arrested and charged with first degree murder.
Only 13% of women in the country own the land they work on. The farms are never in their names as current inheritance laws are depriving them of their right.
‘Incredible India’ is easier said than done. It’s time the Modi government took concrete steps to harness and exploit our rich heritage.