article 07 May 2015 World, India
Bollywood star Salman Khan jailed for five years

The actor Salman Khan, dubbed "India's Tom Cruise", has been sentenced by a Mumbai court to five years in prison for killing a man in a hit-and-run accident in 2002.

article 25 April 2015 World, Bangladesh
Nepal earthquake kills over 1,500 people

The worst earthquake to hit Nepal in 81 years leaves at least 1,500 people dead, killing dozens in India and causing an avalanche at Mount Everest.

article 13 April 2015 UK, India
Uber Europe boss on rivalry with cabbies, tax and safety

Is your Uber cab cheap because the company cuts corners on tax and regulations? No, says the company's Europe boss Jo Bertram. She says it's cheap because it's technologically efficient.

article 01 April 2015 World, Iraq
Death sentence: alarming global rise in capital punishment

A mentally-ill British grandfather is among more than 19,000 people on death row in Pakistan, according to human rights group Amnesty International.

article 25 March 2015 World, India
Shreya Singhal
Shreya Singhal: saviour of freedom of speech in India?

Law student Shreya Singhal wins her legal fight to scrap a draconian law threatening up to three years in prison for anyone who publishes information that annoys or inconveniences others.

article 14 March 2015 World, India
Who was Mahatma Gandhi and what did he do for India?

Hundreds of people gather in central London to see the unveiling of the statue of Indian independence hero Mahatma Gandhi.

article 08 March 2015 World, Ukraine
Women's Day in Ankara (Getty)
World celebrates Women's Day

From beauty contests to angry protests, events are held around the world to mark International Women's Day.

video 15 February 2015 UK, India

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Dara: the tale of two Islams hits the stage - video

The epic tale of the 17th-century prince Dara Shikoh and his brother and Aurangzeb, whose dispute played a key role in shaping the history of modern-day India and Pakistan, makes its theatre debut.

article 30 January 2015 UK, Australia
Does live TV aid terrorists?

Scotland Yard has asked TV stations not to "expose tactics" by broadcasting live images in the middle of a terrorist siege. Are such fears founded? Channel 4 News weighs up the arguments.

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