Growing calls in India for more to be done to tackle pollution in New Delhi

Growing calls in India for more to be done to tackle pollution in New Delhi

Small island states at the UN climate conference have called on China and India to compensate poorer nations affected by climate change. Leaders of both China and India – the world’s top and third-largest emitters of greenhouse gases – are…

India, Bangladesh sign MOUs to expand cooperation

India, Bangladesh sign MOUs to expand cooperation

India and Bangladesh have agreed to start talks on a comprehensive economic partnership agreement, with the aim of finalising it by 2026. They also agreed to boost cooperation in areas, including river water, rail transport and information technology. Subscribe to…

India's Supreme Court hears appeal challenging Karnataka state's ban on hijab-wearing in schools

India’s Supreme Court hears appeal challenging Karnataka state’s ban on hijab-wearing in schools

India’s Supreme Court has wrapped up its first hearing on a controversial ban against hijab-wearing in schools, which was imposed in the southern state of Karnataka. The case, which has drawn harsh divisions across the multi-religious nation, is expected to…

India commissions first domestically built aircraft carrier

India commissions first domestically built aircraft carrier

India is not only showing off its capabilities at the Vostok military exercises in Russia, but also at home. The country has commissioned its first domestically built aircraft carrier at the cost of $2.5 billion. Beset with delays, it took…

India's Supreme Court rules same-sex couples, non-traditional families entitled to social benefits

India’s Supreme Court rules same-sex couples, non-traditional families entitled to social benefits

India’s Supreme Court has affirmed social benefits for same-sex couples and non-traditional families. This has given hope to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ) activists that the move could pave the way for recognition of same-sex marriage. However, observers have…

Watch rare implosion of twin high-rise towers in India

Watch rare implosion of twin high-rise towers in India

Indian authorities have demolished the twin high-rise apartment buildings after a court rule the structure was built illegally. Crowds watched from nearby rooftops as the towers were taken down by controlled explosions. #CNN #News

Start-up in India develops anti-pollution helmet

Start-up in India develops anti-pollution helmet

One Indian start-up claims to have developed new protective gear for riders that can remove up to 80 per cent of pollutants. Parts of India constantly battle smog and unbreathable air throughout the year. That inspired designers to build the…

India gang rape case: Supreme Court seeks Gujarat government's response over release of convicts

India gang rape case: Supreme Court seeks Gujarat government’s response over release of convicts

India’s Supreme Court is now seeking the Gujarat government’s response on a plea challenging the release of 11 convicts. The men were jailed for the gang rape of Bilkis Bano during the 2002 Gujarat riots. Subscribe to our channel here:…

India may import wheat as record-breaking heatwaves threaten grain output

India may import wheat as record-breaking heatwaves threaten grain output

India, the second-biggest grower of wheat, is reportedly thinking about importing the grain. The country is mostly self-reliant in wheat, but it has been battling surging domestic prices after a heatwave in March threatened output. India also halted exports in…

Heavy rain, flash floods plague Thailand, India, Pakistan and Afghanistan

Heavy rain, flash floods plague Thailand, India, Pakistan and Afghanistan

Extreme weather has plagued different parts of Asia. Thailand is bracing for more heavy rain nationwide until Saturday. Torrential rain has already wreaked havoc in more than 300 villages. Two districts in the northern province of Phetchabun are facing their…

COVID-19: India reports more than 15,000 new cases

COVID-19: India reports more than 15,000 new cases

COVID-19 cases are on the rise in India. More than 15,000 infections and 39 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours. Total infections in India now tally almost 44 million. Subscribe to our channel here: https://cna.asia/youtubesub Subscribe to…

Growing calls in India to curb hate speech on TV news channels

Growing calls in India to curb hate speech on TV news channels

There are growing calls in India for measures to curb hate speech on TV news channels. It follows a panellist’s comments against Prophet Mohammad. These caused offence, sparking protests both within and outside of India. Many believe news channels are…