• India’s shopkeepers scramble before tax changes take effect

    NEW DELHI (AP) — The daily bustle of tourists and shoppers has died down in an upscale market of central New Delhi, but one toy shop owner is still busy poring over the new Indian tax rules that take effect next month.

  • India’s advice for pregnant women to shun meat, lust derided

    NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government is advising pregnant women to avoid all meat, eggs and lusty thoughts.

  • Field hockey body apologizes for president’s comments

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The governing body of field hockey has apologized for comments made on social media by president Narinder Batra after India’s loss to Pakistan in an international cricket match.

  • Rural Indian girls get discrimination-fighting tool: soccer

    HUTUP, India (AP) — The aging bus meanders through the narrow streets of a tiny village in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, the smell of manure wafting through the air. A thick darkness blankets the neighborhood ahead of the early morning sunrise.

  • Rural Indian girls get discrimination-fighting tool: soccer

    HUTUP, India (AP) — The aging bus meanders through the narrow streets of a tiny village in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, the smell of manure wafting through the air. A thick darkness blankets the neighborhood ahead of the early morning sunrise.