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VIDEO: 13-goal Ireland destroy Fiji in hockey
Andrew Meredith’s side secured a record win in New Delhi earlier today.
India parliament attack plotter hanged
The attack on the parliament in 2001 almost sparked a war between India and Pakistan.
Indian President approves death penalty in some rape cases
Harsher punishments for rapists have been approved in India after a brutal gang-rape in New Delhi sparked national outrage and triggered demands for tougher laws.
Updated: Five men plead not guilty in India gang rape trial
The plea comes as India looks set to introduce death penalty in some rape cases.
Amid rape fears, Indian party gives knives to women
A far-right political party is distributing thousands of knives to women in a western Indian state to help them protect themselves, in the wake of a fatal gang-rape which horrified the country.
Indian panel recommends tougher sex crime sentences
India’s sex crime laws were being reviewed following the fatal gang-rape of a student in New Delhi.
Father urges hangings as India gang-rape trial begins
The father of the student who died after being gang-raped in New Delhi has called for “swift justice” in the case.
Lawyer of Delhi gang-rape accused denies smearing victim
In a Bloomberg interview, the lawyer was quoted as saying the male companion of the murdered 23-year-old was “wholly responsible” for the incident as the unmarried couple should not have been on the streets at night.
Third Delhi gang-rape suspect to plead not guilty: lawyer
The suspect will plead not guilty to all charges, his lawyer said, claiming the two other suspects would also plead not guilty.
Delhi gang-rape suspects to appear in court
The five men have been charged with rape, kidnapping, robbery and conspiracy – and could face the death penalty if convicted.
Strong evidence against Delhi rape accused, says prosecutor
The five men accused of gang-raping the 23-year-old medical student will appear before a court for the first time on Monday.
Boyfriend of India gang-rape victim: 'The cruelty I saw should not be seen ever'
The boyfriend of the 23-year-old medical student whose brutal gang-rape and murder has sparked an outcry has spoken for the first about what he witnessed during the attack last month.
Delhi gang-rape suspects to be charged in court
Five men will stand accused of the kidnapping, rape and murder of a young female student, who died at the weekend from the horrific injuries inflicted on her during an ordeal.
Father of Delhi gang-rape victim remembers "determined" daughter
When she was in hospital she “held her mother and whispered, Mummy, I am sorry… I am sorry”.
Lawyers refuse to defend accused in Indian gang-rape case
Solicitors enrolled at the Saket district court in New Delhi will refuse, en masse, to defend the suspected culprits.
Family of India gang-rape victim want killers hanged
The attack on the 23-year-old medical student has led to widespread calls for rapists to be executed.
Indian gang-rape victim cremated
The funeral of the 23-year-old medical student took place today amid protests across India over her death.
The Evening Fix... now with added Luas fist-fights
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
Rape Crisis Centre draws comparison between Dublin and New Delhi
Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, the head of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, said more needs to be done to address the ‘escalation’ in the number of rapes in Dublin.
Indian gang-rape victim dies
The 23-year-old died of severe organ failure in a Singapore hospital where she had been airlifted yesterday.
India gang-rape victim battles against the odds: medics
The victim suffered a heart attack and brain injuries, with doctors saying she is battling an infection in her lungs.
Doctors battle to save India gang-rape victim
The 23-year-old student was airlifted from India to Singapore overnight in a bid to save her life after a vicious gang-rape on a New Dehli bus left her with severe injuries.
India: 10 men arrested over another gang-rape
The news comes as the Indian government announced a special inquiry into a gang-rape which occurred on 16 December.
Indian gang-rape victim recounts ordeal
The newspaper reports about the victim’s statement to police come as authorities ban related protests in New Delhi.
Hundreds of Indian election candidates accused of sexual violence
Figures released by the Association for Democratic Reforms show that hundreds of election candidates had allegations against them – as had scores of those in power.
Norway's crown princess minds gay friend's surrogate twins
When friends of Norway’s Crown Princess couldn’t travel to India to welcome their newborn surrogate twins she went to look after them until the two fathers could.
Man caught trying to board plane with monkey in his pants
India: 370 million people affected by power outage
Worst blackout to hit India in ten years highlights country’s struggle to meet growing demand for electricity.
Tibetan exile sets himself on fire at China protest
Demonstrators took to the streets of Delhi to protest an upcoming visit by the Chinese president.
Journalist arrested over New Delhi car bomb attack
The attack targeted an Israeli diplomatic vehicle on the same day Georgian authorities foiled a similar attack in Tbilisi.
Secret agents and magnetic bombs: the how and why of modern assassinations
Do assassinations achieve their political aims and how do agents really carry them out?
Whiteford stretches lead at Avantha Masters
Paul McGinley is on five-under-par, five shots off Whiteford’s lead after two days in New Delhi.
Solid start for McGinley in India
The Dubliner is four shots off the lead after the opening round at New Delhi’s Avantha Masters.
Israeli diplomat's car bombed in India
The explosion took place in New Delhi today, with one person reported injured.
India fans vent anger after Metallica show cancelled
Four people have been arrested over the organisation of a Metallica concert in India as angry fans burn posters and damage equipment.
Earthquake kills 12 in northeastern India and Nepal
The quake was felt as far as the Indian capital, with New Delhi residents rushing out of shaking buildings.
9 killed, and 45 wounded, after New Delhi court blast
A suitcase bomb detonates in a crowded waiting area outside the local High Court,
Commonwealth Games President says more work is needed
Mike Fennell says he has been encouraged by recent improvements but more work is needed.
2 tourists shot outside New Delhi mosque
Preparations for Commonwealth Games thrown into disarray as two Taiwanese tourists shot at major tourist attraction.