India nearly doubles oil imports from Iran in Jan-Aug

Fresh figures show that India’s crude oil imports from Iran have increased by nearly 50 percent in January-August compared with the same period in 2013.

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.

India: Animal activist rescue 26 young birds from trees cut for highway widening

The City-based Animal Care Trust has rescued 26 young birds from trees that were cut for widening of NH-66 near Kundapura in Udupi district.

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.