India, Pakistan to clash in hockey final in Asian Games

Arch-rivals India and Pakistan set themselves up for a rousing field hockey final at the Asian Games after recording hard-fought semi-final wins on Tuesday.

Two European climbers killed in Himalayan avalanche

An avalanche in the Himalayas has swept away a mountaineering team attempting to summit the world`s fourteenth-highest peak, killing two Europeans and injuring another climber, a Nepalese official said Saturday.

No Indian university on top 200 list

Not a single Indian higher education institution has made it to the top 200 of the QS World University Rankings, which were released on Tuesday morning.

Poverty, child, maternal deaths high in India: U.N. report

India continues to battle poverty, child and maternal deaths, according to a United Nations report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) that said while several key global targets have been met, more sustained effort is needed to cover disparities by the 2015 deadline.