KATHMANDU - A Nepali family is hoping it will see justice done to their son, being held in a prison in India's Bihar state for eight months for suspected involvement in the Mumbai terror attacks.
SRINAGAR - Almost five months after a complaint was lodged, Jammu and Kashmir Police have dropped charges of criminal conspiracy against two journalists, police said Thursday.
KOLKATA - A Naga paratrooper deployed for anti-Maoist operations in West Bengal's Purulia district gunned down his superior and a state armed police constable, police said. He was arrested Thursday morning.
WASHINGTON - An Indian American manager of a hedge-fund that catered to Silicon Valley professionals has been fined by the Securities and Exchange Commission and barred from the investment advising business for five years.
WELLINGTON - New Zealanders observed a two-minute silence Thursday at the start of a remembrance service to honour 29 men who died in a gas explosion at a coal mine last month.