Stories By Zain Awan
129 Aug 2014 Fri
The United Nations declared Aug 29 the International Day against Nuclear Tests, to highlight the effects of nuclear testing on human life. In the Indian state of Rajasthan - a village closest to where nuclear tests were conducted 16 years ago - residents claim it is bearing the brunt of those tests.
225 Aug 2014 Mon
The India-Pakistan cross-border fighting has forced about 1,000 people, mostly women and children, to flee their homes.
322 Aug 2014 Fri
At least 12 people have been killed in ethnic clashes between groups from the Assam and Nagaland provinces in northeast India, as public anger erupted against the administration and police.
418 Aug 2014 Mon
With more than 10,000 inmates, New Delhi's Tihar Central Prison has a notorious reputation. But the prison has recently taken a step to break some of these shackles and give its inmates ambitions for the future - with food.
513 Aug 2014 Wed
India's traditional sport of kabaddi is expected to reach a new high with the establishment of a World Kabaddi League.
612 Aug 2014 Tue
India is battling a deadly encephalitis outbreak in the eastern provinces of Assam and West Bengal, with more than 300 people killed over the past few weeks by the disease.
706 Aug 2014 Wed
Scores of Indian workers had been repatriated following conflict in North Africa and the Middle East in recent weeks. While they have returned safely, they worry about the uncertain future back home.
821 Jul 2014 Mon
Smokers in India have been left fuming, after the government announced a hike in “sin taxes” for cigarettes in its latest budget. The government said the increased excise tax is an attempt to reduce tobacco-related deaths, but there are smokers who doubt the move will work.
911 Jul 2014 Fri
Despite a population of more than a billion, India does not feature as a football superpower. Fans of the game believe that too much red tape and too little infrastructure are the main culprits.
1010 Jul 2014 Thu
While football is growing in popularity in India, it might take a little longer before the cricket loving country makes the swap to the beautiful game.