The Rajasthan government is worried about a sudden rise in cases of swine flu in the state. In the last one month, the disease has claimed 27 lives; over a 100 people in the state are still battling it.
President Obama pressed India on Tuesday to do more to curb the pollution that is choking its capital and contributing to global climate change, as he wrapped up a visit that yielded no meaningful breakthrough on the issue.
Just 24 hours after he was awarded a gallantry medal for his service in Kashmir, Colonel Munindra Nath Rai was killed while leading an operation against terrorists in a village in south Kashmir's Pulwama district. Colonel Rai, 39, is the highest-ranking military officer to be killed in fighting in the region in nearly a year.
The hearing in 2002 hit-and-run case involving actor Salman Khan continued on Tuesday, with the cross-examination of Dr Shashikant Pawar, who took the actor's blood sample at Mumbai's JJ Hospital the night of the accident.
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday rejected a petition filed by dentist couple Nupur and Rajesh Talwar who had sought stopping of the release and telecast of a film allegedly based on the murder of their daughter Arushi and domestic servant Hemraj.
Recalling the historic address of Swami Vivekananda, US President Barack Obama on Tuesday won over his audience by referring to them as "sisters and brothers of India" and said he firmly believes America can be India's "best partner" and together the two nations can bring more prosperity to their people.