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Newborn baby girl was heard crying after being buried alive in clay pot in Uttar Pradesh

Family of Indian royals wins £35m court battle against Pakistan

A London court has ruled that £35m ($42m) held in a UK bank account must go to the descendants of an Indian royal, and not to Pakistan.

 

Indonesia to prioritise meat, rice, raw sugar imports from India

Indonesia will prioritise importing buffalo meat, rice and raw sugar from India, which agreed to adjust crude palm oil (CPO) tariff for the country earlier this month.

India, Thailand, Singapore hold first maritime exercise

The Indian navy on September 16 began a trilateral exercise with counterparts from Thailand and Singapore at Port Blair on Adaman and Nicobar islands, according to the Indian news agency ANI.

 

Indian airline launches 2nd direct route to Vietnam

Indian low-cost airline IndiGo has opened its second direct air route linking the country to Vietnam.

Vietnamese culture shines at Asian Weekend 2019 in Slovakia

The Vietnamese community in Slovakia introduced the unique culture, tourism potential and gastronomy of Vietnam at the recent Asian Weekend 2019 in the host country.

Deputy PM holds bilateral meetings on AMM-52 sidelines

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held bilateral meetings with the foreign ministers of India and Bangladesh on August 2 in the framework of the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting and related meetings in Bangkok, Thailand.

Vietnam, India hold exercise to share peacekeeping experience

Vietnam and India began a joint exercise on scale model in Thach That district, Hanoi, on July 8 to share experience in dealing with situations that may arise during peacekeeping operations at UN missions.

India opens investigation into steel imports from Vietnam

India’s Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has initiated an investigation on potential anti-dumping duties against imported flat rolled stainless steel products from 15 countries and territories including Vietnam.

 

India, VN step up pharma ties

 Significant potential for growth in trade in pharmaceutical and healthcare products exists between India and Viet Nam, experts at the Indian Pharmaceutical Exhibition and B2B Interaction said on Monday in HCM City.

Vietnam, India seek ways to promote cultural communication

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Embassy of Vietnam in India held a conference on cultural communication between the two countries in New Delhi on December 10.

Amitabh Bachchan pays off farmers' loans worth $500,000

 Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan says he has cleared farmers' loans worth more than than 40m rupees ($560,000; £436,000).

Delhi’s 'deadly smog' came from India's farming revolution

 If there was a gold medal for bad air, Delhi would be hard to beat.Yet, despite high levels of air pollution, more than 30,000 people, many wearing masks, took part in the capital's half marathon on Sunday. 

Kerala floods: Relief teams rescue 22,000 as rains ease

 About 22,000 people were rescued from the flood-hit Indian state of Kerala on Sunday, officials say, after monsoon rains finally eased.

Foreign Deputy Minister Bui Thanh Son visits Singapore, India

 Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son paid working visits to Singapore and India from June 21-22 to augment connections with the two nations.

Vietnam steps up ties with Singapore, India

 Standing Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son paid working visits to Singapore and India from June 21-22 to step up cooperative ties with the two countries.

India thunderstorms and lightning strikes kill 50

 At least 50 people are reported to have died amid heavy thunder and lightning that battered parts of northern India on Tuesday, 

Dust storms kill dozens in India

 At least 76 people have died and scores more were injured in fierce dust storms that hit the northern Indian states of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.

India doctors remove world's 'largest brain tumour'

 Doctors in India who have removed a 1.8kg (3.9lb) brain tumour from a 31-year-old man say it could be the largest in the world.

The human-elephant conflict in India's tea state Assam

 Growers of world-famous Assam tea are encroaching into forests, fuelling a conflict between elephants and humans, locals and authorities in the Indian state have said.