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Finding their voice, trafficked Indian girls testify against abusers

An estimated 200,000 Indian women and children are forced into prostitution through threat and coercion every year.

In Asia, babies' brains at risk from toxic pollution: UN

India topped the list of countries with babies at risk, followed by China.

India acid attack victims defiant on the haute couture catwalk

The New Delhi catwalk honored definant women suffering from acid attack. 
November 26, 2017 | 09:31 am GMT+7

Reverse migration? Pollution in India's cities draws residents back to rural life

City pollution has triggered a reverse migration trend in India - from the city to the countryside.
November 20, 2017 | 09:21 am GMT+7

From streets to smartphones: India grapples with online rape

Rape videos will later be distributed for sales on social media or whatsapp. 
November 15, 2017 | 11:14 am GMT+7

Witches beaten, buried, burned for land in princely Indian state

Poor, alone, low-caste women are targeted, and land grabbing may be the main cause. 
October 04, 2017 | 05:12 pm GMT+7

Growing unease as India curbs the net to keep the peace

Since Modi's election, 89 shutdowns have been ordered.
September 18, 2017 | 03:31 pm GMT+7

Rickshaws to jump start India's all-electric drive

India, one of the world's most polluted nations, has one of the most ambitious plans to kick its fossil fuel addiction.
September 17, 2017 | 11:52 am GMT+7

Unwanted Rohingya face threats in India and Nepal

Detested in Myanmar, the Muslim Rohingya desperately seeking sanctuary get a new reminder of just how unloved they are in India too.
September 17, 2017 | 10:43 am GMT+7

Common ground in short supply as China hosts BRICS

Lumping together far-flung and vastly different political and economic systems, BRICS has long been viewed by many as contrived.
September 03, 2017 | 01:22 pm GMT+7

Air pollution throws shade on India's solar success

New research has found the smog and dust that sickens millions across India every year is also sapping solar power generation by more than 25 percent.
September 03, 2017 | 10:10 am GMT+7

Men may suffer if marital rape becomes crime, says India government

The India government is concerned wives could falsely accuse husbands of rape. 
August 31, 2017 | 09:22 am GMT+7

Far from Texas, Indian floods kill 500

Texas may be reeling amid the worst flooding it's seen in 50 years but, in northeast India, torrential rain has killed more than 500 people, and there may be worse to come. 
August 31, 2017 | 08:40 am GMT+7

70 years of pain across the India-Pakistan border

From barbed grins in a carefully synchronized daily flag ceremony to murderous exchanges across barbed wire in Kashmir, the India-Pakistan border is a 70-year-old scar that will ...
August 15, 2017 | 10:59 am GMT+7

China to sign some $24 bln in loans to Bangladesh as Xi visits

China plans to finance around 25 projects, including a 1,320 megawatt (MW) power plant in Bangladesh.
October 14, 2016 | 10:07 am GMT+7