DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Pre-monsoon deluges have flooded parts of India and Bangladesh, killing at least 24 people in recent weeks and sending 90,000 people into shelters, authorities said Monday.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka received a first consignment of a $16 million humanitarian aid package from neighboring India to help mitigate severe shortages caused by the country’s worst economic crisis in recent memory.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Punjab Kings notched a consolation five-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in their last Indian Premier League game of the season on Sunday.
Liam Livingstone smashed an unbeaten 49 off 22 balls and was dropped twice as Punjab raced to 160-5 with almost five overs to spare.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — The last-placed Mumbai Indians dashed the Delhi Capitals' hopes of making the Indian Premier League playoffs in a five-wicket win on Saturday.
Delhi’s defeat paved the way for Royal Challengers Bangalore to confirm fourth place and complete the playoffs lineup.
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Rescuers on Saturday found the bodies of nine more workers in a collapsed tunnel in Indian-controlled Kashmir, taking the death toll to 10.
The tunnel is part of a mountainous highway tunnel system that was under construction in the Himalayan region when it collapsed Thursday night.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Rajasthan Royals booked a spot in the Indian Premier League playoffs qualifier after edging Chennai Super Kings by five wickets on Friday.
Rajasthan overtook Lucknow Super Giants on run rate to finish second in league play.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Friday objected to China's construction of a second bridge across disputed Pangong Lake, an area it said has been under the "illegal occupation” of China since the 1960s.
India’s challenge comes amid a two-year-old standoff involving thousands of soldiers from the two countries that has sometimes led to deadly clashes in eastern Ladakh.
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Rescuers have found the body of one worker in Indian-controlled Kashmir after part of a tunnel collapsed in the Himalayan region and are continuing to search for nine others who are trapped, officials said Friday.
HYDERABAD, India (AP) _ Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. (RDY) on Thursday reported net income of $12 million in its fiscal fourth quarter.
The Hyderabad, India-based company said it had profit of 7 cents per share.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — China says its initiative to build ports and other infrastructure across Asia and Africa, paid for with Chinese loans, will boost trade. But in a cautionary tale for borrowers, Sri Lanka's multibillion-dollar debt to Beijing threatens to hinder efforts to resolve a financial crisis so severe that the Indian Ocean nation cannot import food or gasoline.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Virat Kohli and Glenn Maxwell kept Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League playoff hunt with a resounding eight-wicket win over the first-place Gujarat Titans on Thursday.
NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court on Thursday convicted a top Kashmiri separatist leader in a terrorism-related case that carries a maximum sentence of the death penalty or life imprisonment.
Mohammed Yasin Malik had been charged with terrorist acts, illegally raising funds, being a member of a terrorist organization, and criminal conspiracy and sedition.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Lucknow Super Giants pulled off a sensational two-run victory and eliminated Kolkata Knight Riders from the Indian Premier League on Wednesday.
Kolkata was in sight to chase down its highest ever score in the IPL before getting restricted at 208-8 with Marcus Stoinis picking up two wickets off the last two balls.
NEW DELHI (AP) — A wall collapsed in a salt packaging factory in western India on Wednesday, killing at least 12 workers and injuring another 13, a government administrator said.
The workers stocking salt in bags were found buried in the wall debris in the factory in Morbi district, 215 kilometers (135 miles) west of Gandhinagar, the capital of Gujarat state, said J.B.
A new study blames pollution of all types for 9 million deaths a year globally, with the death toll attributed to dirty air from cars, trucks and industry rising 55% since 2000.
That increase is offset by fewer pollution deaths from primitive indoor stoves and water contaminated with human and animal waste, so overall pollution deaths in 2019 are about the same as 2015.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Rahul Tripathi scored 76 off 44 balls to propel Sunrisers Hyderabad to a three-run victory over Mumbai Indians on Tuesday in a must-win match in the Indian Premier League.
Tim David smacked 46 not out off 18 balls for Mumbai but his team fell just short of Hyderabad’s 193-6 at the Wankhede Stadium.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa gave 21-year-old batter Tristan Stubbs his first call-up to the national squad Tuesday for a five-game Twenty20 series in India next month.
Teenager Dewald Brevis, who made his Indian Premier League debut with Mumbai Indians this year and is viewed as a future star, wasn't selected though.
GAUHATI, India (AP) — At least 11 people have died in floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rains in India’s remote northeast region, officials said Tuesday.
Several railway stations were closed because of floods, said Nazreen Ahmed, a senior official in Assam’s Dima Hasao district.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Shardul Thakur took 4-36 to bowl Delhi Capitals to consecutive wins for the first time in the Indian Premier League after beating Punjab Kings by 17 runs on Monday.
The win kept Delhi in the hunt for a top-four playoffs spot, while Punjab’s hopes took a massive blow.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Rajasthan Royals' pace trio proved too much for Lucknow Super Giants on Sunday, giving their team a 24-run win, as the race intensified for a place in the Indian Premier League playoffs.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Sunday said it would keep a window open to export wheat to food-deficit countries at the government level despite restrictions announced two days earlier.
PUNE, India (AP) — Andre Russell’s splendid all-round performance led Kolkata Knight Riders to a 54-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League on Saturday.
Russell hit an unbeaten 49 off 28 balls in Kolkata’s strong total of 177-6 and took 3-22 that included the key wicket of Kane Williamson off his second ball as Hyderabad slumped to 123-8 and a fifth consecutive defeat.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Police arrested two owners of a company that manufactures and sells security cameras after a massive fire reportedly started in their office in a four-story commercial building in the Indian capital, killing 27 people and injuring 12 others, police and fire officials said Saturday.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India has banned exports of wheat effective immediately, citing a risk to its food security, partly due to the war in Ukraine.
A notice in the government gazette by the Directorate of Foreign Trade, dated Friday, said a spike in global prices for wheat was threatening the food security of India and neighboring and vulnerable countries.
NEW DELHI (AP) — A massive fire erupted Friday evening in a four-story commercial building in the Indian capital, killing at least 27 people and leaving several others injured, the fire control room said.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Blistering half-centuries by Liam Livingstone and Jonny Bairstow earned Punjab Kings a crucial 54-run win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League on Friday.
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Hindus in Indian-controlled Kashmir staged protests on Friday, a day after assailants fatally shot a Hindu government employee in the disputed Muslim-majority region.
Police blamed anti-India rebels for the killing of Rahul Bhat, a revenue clerk, inside an office complex in Chadoora town on Thursday.
NEW DELHI (AP) — A retired Indian couple is suing their son and daughter-in-law, demanding that they produce a grandchild within a year or pay them 50 million rupees ($675,000).
Sanjeev Ranjan Prasad, a 61-year-old retired government officer, said it was an emotional and sensitive issue for him and his wife, Sadhana Prasad, and they cannot wait any longer.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Mumbai Indians overcame a familiar top-order collapse to edge out Chennai Super Kings by five wickets Thursday in an Indian Premier League game between the two bottom-placed teams.
MUMBAI, India (AP) _ Tata Motors Ltd. (TTM) on Thursday reported a loss of $137.4 million in its fiscal fourth quarter.
The Mumbai, India-based company said it had a loss of 18 cents per share.
New Zealand cricket great Brendon McCullum was hired as head coach of England's test team on Thursday in another bold appointment coming soon after the decision to select allrounder Ben Stokes as captain.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Mitchell Marsh and David Warner anchored the Delhi Capitals to an eight-wicket win over the Rajasthan Royals on Wednesday and kept their team in contention for the Indian Premier League playoffs.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s top court put the country’s colonial-era sedition law on hold Wednesday. Critics say the government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi was increasingly using it to silence criticism and dissent.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A top Senate Republican released an investigation Tuesday that concluded Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti “likely knew or should have known” that a former top adviser was allegedly sexually harassing city employees, a finding that appears to contradict the mayor's assertion that he was unaware of any inappropriate behavior.
PUNE, India (AP) — Rashid Khan took 4-24 as Gujarat Titans beat Lucknow Super Giants by 62 runs on Tuesday and became the first team to qualify for the Indian Premier League playoffs.
Khan’s burst in 3.5 overs helped bowl out Lucknow for a paltry 82 runs (13.5 overs) after Gujarat had scored 144-4 (20 overs).
NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities in New Delhi stopped a demolition drive in a Muslim-dominated neighborhood after hundreds of residents and a number of opposition party workers gathered in protest Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) — A Reuters photographer who was killed while covering fighting in Afghanistan was part of a team that took home the Pulitzer for feature photography.
Danish Siddiqui and his colleagues Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo and Amit Dave won for images depicting the toll of the COVID-19 pandemic in India.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Kolkata Knight Riders stayed in the Indian Premier League playoffs hunt after beating the lowly Mumbai Indians by 52 runs on Monday.
Kolkata scored 165-9 thanks to aggressive knocks from Venkatesh Iyer and Nitish Rana and Mumbai was bowled out for 113 in 17.3 overs.
Three golden ducks, three single-digit scores and just one score above 50.
If Virat Kohli’s name wasn’t attached to that sequence of batting scores in the world’s richest cricket league, selectors may already have run out of patience.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Devon Conway smashed his third straight half century and Moeen Ali picked up 3-13 as Chennai Super Kings registered an emphatic 91-run victory against Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League on Sunday.
PUNE, India (AP) — Lucknow Super Giants surged to the top of Indian Premier League after thrashing Kolkata Knight Riders by 75 runs on Saturday.
Also, Rajasthan Royals beat Punjab Kings by six wickets at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium to stay in the top four.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Mumbai Indians snatched a sensational five-run win over Indian Premier League leaders Gujarat Titans on Friday.
Gujarat needed nine gettable runs in the final over but fast bowler Daniel Sams conceded just three to earn Mumbai only its second win in 10 games.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — A whirlwind century-stand between David Warner and Rovman Powell powered Delhi Capitals to a 21-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League on Thursday.
Warner smashed an unbeaten 92 off 58 balls and Powell muscled in 67 not out off just 35 balls in Delhi’s strong total of 207-3.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s central bank on Wednesday raised its key interest rate to 4.4% from 4% to try to contain fast-rising inflation.
Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das said after an unscheduled meeting of the bank's monetary policy committee that the central bank would maintain an “accommodative" stance to help support the economy while keeping inflation in check.
PUNE, India (AP) — Royal Challengers Bangalore moved into fourth place in the Indian Premier League with a 13-run win over Chennai Super Kings on Wednesday.
Chennai’s brittle batting ended up at disappointing 160-8 after its captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss in his 200th IPL game for the franchise and had restricted Bangalore to 173-8.
NEW DELHI (AP) — A much-awaited initial public offering for India’s state-run Life Insurance Corp. began this week with retail investors allowed to subscribe for its shares starting Wednesday.
The IPO, expected to raise up to $2.74 billion, is India's largest ever.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Spinner Ajaz Patel, who is one of only three players to have taken 10 wickets in a test innings, will return to the New Zealand cricket squad for its three-test tour to England next month.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Kagiso Rabada took 4-33 as the Punjab Kings beat the first-place Gujarat Titans by eight wickets on Tuesday in the Indian Premier League.
Rabada’s spell ensured Gujarat produced a sub-par batting performance on a two-paced DY Patil Stadium pitch.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen on Tuesday urged her visiting Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, to try to influence Russia to end the war in Ukraine.
“Putin has to stop this war,” Frederiksen said, adding immediately, “I hope that India will influence Russia.”