Special CBI judge Bharat Parasher sentenced former coal secretary H.C. Gupta and two senior government officials for two-year imprisonment in the case.
Scientists are linking the emergence and extinction of the ostrich bird in the Indian subcontinent to continental shifts and climate change.
The changing environment is invariably linked to human rights with over 62,000 people being displaced every day due to climate change.
A 29-year-old researcher Parveen Farzana Absar discovered a new species of cave-dwelling crabs in one of Meghalaya’s many natural caves.
China’s involvement in coal power projects abroad casts a shadow over its first Belt and Road Forum.
Saqib Mir, a French-trained chef, returned to his homeland after 14 years in Paris to open a confectionery shop in the heart of conflict-ridden Kashmir.
Guterres’ “reiterates his need for the parties to find a peaceful solution through engagement and dialogue,” his spokesperson said.
At a UN debate, deputy permanent representative Tanmaya Lal spoke of India’s contribution to increasing the role of women in peacekeeping operations.
Some code in an earlier version of the WannaCry software had also appeared in programmes used by the Lazarus Group, which researchers from many companies have identified as a North Korea-run hacking operation.
Inadequate freshwater supply from rivers and saline ingress has dealt a double blow to the rice farmers of Kole paddy lands in Kerala even as the state tries to cope with a severe drought.
Over the weekend, the ransomware called ‘Wanna Cry’ hit systems in over 100 countries in one of the most widespread cyber attacks in history.
In the years ahead China looks set to lead on renewables, but India’s power sector will be greener overall.
As a person of both Indian and Pakistani origin, Nida Kirmani always thought, ‘Why should I have to choose?’ Until last week, when Indian officials seized her Person of Indian Origin card, saying she cannot be both.
Fluoride concentration in groundwater is going up as wells are getting deeper; experts say using surface water after treatment is the only way out.
With the first hearing of Jadhav’s case set for May 15 at the Hague, there are three possible primary arguments that Pakistan can make.
A senior Sri Lankan government official said Sri Lanka was “unlikely” to agree to China’s request to dock the submarine at any time, given India’s concerns.
Displaced from Pakistan in 1971, these women in the Thar Desert have used their skills of traditional embroidery to earn a living with dignity.
The UK’s Crown Prosecution Services will be arguing on behalf of the Indian authorities when Mallya’s extradition is heard in London on June 13.
The envoy urged Pakistan and India to join hands in returning peace to Afghanistan at a time when Taliban and ISIS are both posing threats to the region.
Sri Lanka allowed a Chinese submarine to dock in 2014, triggering a fierce reaction from India, which fears China trying to extend its sphere of influence at India’s cost.
Harsh Patel pleaded guilty in the scam which involved individuals from call centres in India impersonating US tax and immigration officials to defraud Americans.
Indian strategic thinkers have been quick to conclude that China’s goal is to cut India off from the rest of Asia. But this is a frog-in-the-well kind of perspective.
Pakistan may have denied Indian consuls access to Kulbhushan Jadhav but the ICJ is likely to hold Pakistan’s authorities accountable to the standards set in the Vienna Convention.
In his new book ‘Global Green Shift: When Ceres Meets Gaia’, John A. Mathews argues that India and China are destroying the fossil fuel status quo.
China’s policies have aided its own economic development and also benefitted the Southeast Asian nations it trades with. India should learn from that.
The Indian Ocean Dipole phenomenon – which counters the impact of an El Nino – will have an incremental positive effect on the Indian monsoon, the chief said.
The first living Westerner to be named the ‘Philanthropist of the Year’ by the Asian Awards has been living and working in Kolkata for decades – silently improving the lives of many of the city’s poorest residents.
Gurmukh Singh, a 46-year-old Sikh taxi driver, was detained in California after losing his latest appeal over a deportation order.
“Options whose sell by date has long been over and are now being repackaged as new offerings are unacceptable, said India’s permanent representative to the UN
The markets argue that pursuing a specific 4% target takes away the flexibility needed in an economy that must grow by at least 8% to allow for full employment.
Sharing the water of a transboundary river can be difficult even when the countries involved have an open border, as Nepal and India do.
Thousands of ordinary Indians are investing in stocks for the first time, as a result of a drive by Prime Minister Modi to channel savings into stocks and mutual funds.
New topics in India’s draft UPR report include a section on state control of the Internet, with a reference to the Centralised Monitoring system.
India has provided extensive support in the form of vehicles to the amount of 90 million Nepali rupees to be used during the local body elections.
The celebrated French photographer visited India several times and captured scenes of everyday life
India also asked for consular access to Jadhav “for the 16th time”. Pakistan has, so far, refused to accede to the Indian request.
The handloom weavers of Santipur in West Bengal have been pushed into a corner by powerlooms and declining incomes, with many leaving the looms while others are in constant debt.
The Gandhi-Luthuli Salt March commemorates the beliefs and legacies of two leaders who believed in the principles of nonviolence and peace.
The initiative’s success ultimately depends on what regional players get from it in terms of economic, political and security benefits.
A baseline study conducted in seven districts of Uttar Pradesh shows the widespread prevalence of child marriages especially in disadvantaged communities, a practice that holds back girls from realising their full potential.