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A hilltop escape with that healing feeling
Retired officer was attacked in retaliation for his leadership of a military operation against the Golden Temple of Amritsar
Indian-born author joins Sebastian Faulks, Melvyn Bragg and Tom Wolfe among the pantheon of writers recognised by the Literary Review
The best in festive travel
This week Sachin Tendulkar will play his 200th and final Test match. Stephen Brenkley marks the milestones
Prosecutors have called on judges to uphold the death sentences handed down to the men convicted of the Delhi gang-rape, arguing that a message would be sent to society that "deviant behaviour" would not be tolerated.
Alongside Kishore Kumar, Mukesh and Mohammad Rafi, Manna Dey, was part of the Bombay-based film industry's pantheon of male playback singers to emerge in the 1950s. Over the course of the next two decades they and female counterparts like Asha Bhosle and Lata Mangeshkar helped create a popular-culture phenomenon. A film industry with greater cultural penetration even than Hollywood, Bollywood crossed the globe with the Indian diaspora. A major factor in its international popularity was its songs.
The batsman will call time on his international career next month when he reaches 200 Tests
'I'm quite the expert on honeymoons'
Slumdog Millionaire's Anil Kapoor will play agent Jai Singh Rathod (with echoes of Kiefer Sutherland's Jack Bauer)
At least four residents have been confirmed dead, while rescuers say they have pulled 12 people out alive
India's prime minister is to press ahead with contentious talks with his Pakistani counterpart despite a militant attack in Kashmir that left at least nine people dead. India claimed the three gunmen had entered Kashmir from Pakistan.
The singer Ebony Bones went to stage school with Amy Winehouse, worked with Mark Rylance, and did seven years in a soap opera. She tells Nick Duerden about her journey, and her fight to release her new album
Final suspect is arrested in New Delhi
Indian police have arrested a second man in connection with the gang-rape of a journalist in Mumbai, an official said on Saturday, in a case that has drawn comparisons with an attack in December that led to nationwide protests and a revision of rape laws.
Five men suspected of attack in which male companion was also tied up and beaten