Mar 13, 2013 09:22 EDT
India's government on Wednesday offered millions of dollars to states hit by drought or floods, marking half the funds for a western zone were millions face their worst water shortage since 1972.
Feb 25, 2013 12:15 EST
India launched a rocket Monday carrying seven satellites into orbit, including a Canadian orbiter that will scan for asteroids that could be hurtling toward Earth.
Feb 24, 2013 02:16 EST
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh flew Sunday to Hyderabad to visit some of the 117 injured in twin bombings last week which also killed 16 people.
Feb 23, 2013 22:16 EST
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will on Sunday visit the southern city of Hyderabad after twin bombings this week that killed 16 people and injured 117, an aide said.
Feb 23, 2013 08:10 EST
A countdown began Saturday for next week's launch of an Indian rocket that will carry seven satellites into orbit, including an Indo-French venture for studying the world's oceans, India's space agency said.
Feb 22, 2013 05:14 EST
Hyderabad will host the second Test match between India and Australia as scheduled next week despite twin bombings in the city that killed 14 and wounded dozens, officials said on Friday.
Feb 22, 2013 02:14 EST
Cricket Australia on Friday said it planned to play the second Test against India in Hyderabad as scheduled next week despite deadly bomb attacks in the city on the eve of the series opener.
Feb 21, 2013 22:13 EST
Cricket Australia said the safety of its players was paramount as doubts were expressed over whether the Test series against India starting on Friday could go ahead after deadly bomb attacks in Hyderabad.
Feb 21, 2013 17:50 EST
Twin bombings killed at least 20 people on Thursday outside a popular cinema and bus stand in the Indian city of Hyderabad, provoking safety fears among Australia's touring cricket team.
Feb 05, 2013 01:19 EST
The number of the world's poor people who benefited from small loans has declined for the first time as purported abuses in India cast a shadow over the "microfinance" industry, a study said Tuesday.
Nov 07, 2012 12:08 EST
The death toll from floods in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has reached 45, officials said on Wednesday, amid continuing efforts to provide relief to marooned villagers.
Nov 05, 2012 02:44 EST
Torrential rains in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh have killed at least 22 people and displaced tens of thousands of villagers over the past week, according to an official.
Nov 01, 2012 02:10 EDT
Rescuers in southern India searched Thursday for six tanker crew missing after their lifeboat capsized as a cyclone slammed into the coast overnight, forcing thousands to flee and killing eight.
Oct 31, 2012 12:46 EDT
Thousands of people evacuated from their homes in southeast India Wednesday as a cyclone slammed into the coast, killing two people, according to reports, and causing an oil tanker to run aground.
Oct 31, 2012 05:13 EDT
Schools and ports shut down in southeast India on Wednesday as a cyclone headed towards the coast, with forecasters predicting it could make a direct hit on Chennai in the evening.
Oct 29, 2012 11:52 EDT
India's only listed microlender, SKS Microfinance, said Monday its losses in the fiscal second quarter shrank 32 percent due to a drop in bad debt provisions after it reduced its exposure in its home state.
Oct 19, 2012 03:11 EDT
When Indian icon Mahatma Gandhi took up the baton for home-grown cotton a century ago, he may not have realised the devastating impact its cultivation would have on the land he so loved.
Sep 09, 2012 16:24 EDT
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday defended spending millions of dollars on space exploration despite many people in the country living in grinding poverty.
Aug 03, 2012 12:44 EDT
India's only listed microlender, SKS Microfinance, on Friday said its losses in the fiscal first quarter narrowed sharply on the back of a drop in bad debt provisions and loan write-offs.
Aug 02, 2012 06:27 EDT
India plans to launch a mission to Mars next year, putting an orbital probe around the red planet to study its climate and geology, top space department officials said on Thursday.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Established||November 1, 1956|
|Governor||Narayan Dutt Tiwari|
|Chief Minister||Konijeti Rosaiah|
|Legislature (seats)||Bicameral (294)|
• 277 /km2 (717 /sq mi)
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Area||275,045 km2 (106,195 sq mi)|