Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his crackdown on the cash economy that has left businesses, farmers and families suffering, saying it was necessary to keep inflation in check and ensure basic amenities for all.
India and Afghanistan are likely to announce an air cargo service on Saturday to help increase trade that both say is stymied because of their tense political relations with Pakistan that lies between them.
China lodged a diplomatic protest after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan, but blamed the self-ruled island Beijing claims as its own for the "petty" move.
Vidya Balan plays a single mother whose world collapses when her daughter goes missing. Director Sujoy Ghosh builds up his thriller beautifully, and the atmospherics throughout the film are pitch perfect, lending a note of authenticity to a screenplay that doesn’t always make sense.
Syrian government forces have captured 60 percent of the area previously held by rebels in eastern Aleppo after gaining new ground on the city's eastern edge, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday.