Huge swarms of locusts are attacking farms and fields in northwest India. Billions of the insects are moving through Rajasthan toward central India, destroying crops in the worst locust invasion in over 25 years.
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With heavy rains and strong winds, Cyclone Amphan hit the coast of India and Bangladesh on Wednesday afternoon, tearing up homes and other buildings, after forcing millions to evacuate.
Early Thursday morning, a deadly gas leak from a chemical factory in Visakhapatnam, India spread over a sleeping neighborhood, killing several and sending hundreds more to the hospital.
In today's news roundup, US President Donald Trump visits India, longtime president of Egypt Hosni Mubarak dies, and today, February 29, is leap day - the extra day that only comes around once every four years (or so).
Election results have been announced this week in several places around the world with some surprising results. Today, NFK looks at how things turned out in New Hampshire, Ireland, and Delhi.
In today's news roundup, the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread, affecting people and businesses, Mumbai police get creative to stop drivers from honking, and an artist causes traffic jams with a little red wagon and 99 cell phones.
India has been rocked by large, violent protests in response to a law that was passed last week. The law outlines how people of different religions can become Indian citizens, but it leaves out Muslims.
Every year in the late fall, the air in Delhi, India becomes almost impossible to breathe. This year is the worst in three years and has caused the government to call a health emergency.
In today's news roundup, millions in Assam, India may be left without a country, Italy forms a surprising new government, Andrew Luck retires from football early, and Carli Lloyd shows she can kick football field goals.
India has decided to change its laws so that Kashmir, an area long-protected by special rules, is no longer special. The move is likely to cause problems in Kashmir and with India's neighbor, Pakistan.
In today's news roundup, India sends a mission to the moon, Hong Kong protesters take over part of the airport, an accidental joke is played on US President Trump, and an inventor falls into the English Channel.