Indian President Patil visits Beijing
Chinese soldiers perform honor guard duties during Indian President Pratibha Patil's state visit in Beijing on May 27, 2010. UPI/Stephen Shaver
India's state and national politicians elected 76-year-old political veteran Pranab Mukherjee as president Sunday, election officials in New Delhi said.
At least 100 people were feared dead after a ferry carrying 300 people capsized in the Brahmaputra River in India Monday, police said.
Bollywood actor-director Dev Anand died in London this week of a heart attack at the age of 88, his family announced.
In a terrifying form of protest, a snakecharmer let about a dozen snakes loose inside a revenue office in Haraiya, India, officials said.
September hanging sentences for three men in the 1991 assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi were stayed for eight weeks by an Indian high court.
Indian President Pratibha Patil, visiting South Korea, signed a bilateral nuclear energy cooperation agreement Monday, ending a year of talks.
Indian President Pratibha Patil called for an "energy revolution" to help the country achieve energy security and fuel its economic growth.
The Commonwealth Games opened in New Delhi Sunday with eight gold medals to be decided the following day.
Narayan Dutt Tiwari, governor of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, resigned his post after being tied to a sex sting operation, the governor's office says.
Indian President Pratibha Patil said Wednesday her nation may soon train women as fighter pilots.
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