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Pakistan reopens airspace months after India standoff

Key transit air corridor reopens over Pakistani territory, almost five months after neighbours' military standoff.

Pakistan reopens airspace months after India standoff

Asia

Indian activists launch helpline for hate crimes victims

The initiative started in 100 cities following rise in mob attacks by Hindu far-right groups especially against Muslims.

Indian activists launch helpline for hate crimes victims

AJ Impact

Earthbound: India's moonlander launch cancelled for now

A nation waits for an explanation and a new date to send Chandrayaan-2 to the lunar south pole

Earthbound: India's moonlander launch cancelled for now

Space

India's moon mission launch called off due to 'technical' problem

Space agency ISRO says launch of Chandrayaan-2 called off minutes before blast-off due to a technical snag.

India's moon mission launch called off due to 'technical' problem

AJ IMPACT

'New age of discovery': India looks to land moon rover

If successful, India will be the fourth country after the US, Russia and China to perform a 'soft' landing on the moon.

India prepares to land rover on moon in second unmanned mission

Asia

India's rubbish mountain may rise higher than Taj Mahal by 2020

About 2,000 tonnes of East Delhi's rubbish is dumped at the site every day. People living around it say it is affecting their lives.

Nepal

More deaths in monsoon-hit Nepal due to flooding, landslides

Rains have hit 30 of the country's 77 districts over the past week as delayed monsoon rains pound the region.

More deaths in monsoon-hit Nepal due to flooding, landslides

India

Century-old housing in Mumbai succumbs to metro project

Moved on by sprawling transport system, residents of 'chawl' reflect on life in tightly-packed but friendly apartments.

Century-old housing in Mumbai succumbs to metro project

India

A million displaced by deadly floods in northeast India

At least 10 killed and a million people displaced in Assam state as water levels in Brahmaputra River continue to rise.

Deaths, displacement as heavy rain and floods hit northeast India

Middle East

Two more crew members of seized Iran oil tanker arrested

Gibraltar police have arrested two more crew members from a seized Iranian oil tanker.

Asia

India's BJP to revive Hindu settlement plan in Kashmir: Report

Construction of segregated Hindu enclaves in Kashmir has little or no support from the region's local political parties.

India's BJP to revive Hindu settlement plan in Kashmir: Report

AJ Impact

India, US officials to meet to resolve trade issues

Protectionist measures adopted by both sides could hamper moves to resolve trade dispute, analysts say.

India, US officials to meet to resolve trade issues

Cricket World Cup

New Zealand stun India to reach ICC World Cup final

Black Caps upset cricketing powerhouse India in dramatic two-day contest to reach their second consecutive final.

Cricket World Cup: New Zealand stun India to reach final

Asia

Inquiry into alleged coerced hysterectomies begins in India

Inquiry begins in Maharashtra state on doctors allegedly pressuring thousands of women into having hysterectomies.

AJ Impact

Modi needs more than tax breaks to make India an investment hub

India's FDI lags behind Vietnam and Malaysia due to poor infrastructure, weak legal system and red tape, analysts say.

Modi needs more than tax breaks to make India an investment hub