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India bus accident kills 10, injures 46

Posted on: November 22nd, 2018 | No Comments
  Ten people died and 46 were injured after a bus drove off a bridge in India’s eastern state of Odisha on Tuesday (November 20) evening, according to police. Survivors...

15 Filipino seafarers return home after being stranded in India for 5 months

Posted on: November 20th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines —After being stranded for almost five months at the port of Kakinada in India, 15 of the 21 abandoned Filipino seafarers have finally returned home to the...

Poor air quality in India’s capital triggers health concerns

Posted on: November 12th, 2018 | No Comments
  Pollution levels in New Delhi, the capital of India, are over 50 times more than the allowed limits, raising people’s concerns over health especially for children. Four-year-old Avyan suffers from...

UNTV EXCLUSIVE: Embassy officials to take action on 21 abandoned seafarers in India

Posted on: October 8th, 2018 | No Comments
  PASAY CITY, Philippines – Vice Consul JB Santos will lead a team of Embassy officials in New Delhi on Thursday (October 11) to visit the 21 Filipino seafarers stranded...

UNTV EXCLUSIVE: 21 abandoned Pinoy seafarers call for rescue in India

Posted on: October 5th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – A group of Filipino seafarers stranded in the waters of southern India sent a photo to UNTV network showing the men holding a makeshift banner asking...

India’s Supreme Court legalizes gay sex in landmark ruling

Posted on: September 6th, 2018 | No Comments
  India’s top court scrapped a colonial-era ban on gay sex on Thursday (September 06) in a landmark judgment that activists hope will uphold the right to equality. Gay sex...

Indian state battles ‘rat fever’ outbreak after worst floods in a century

Posted on: September 4th, 2018 | No Comments
The southern Indian state of Kerala is battling an outbreak of a bacterial disease that authorities suspect has killed dozens of people since mid-August following the worst flooding in a...

Samsung opens world’s largest phone factory in India

Posted on: July 10th, 2018 | No Comments
Samsung Electronics has formally opened a new factory in India, which the South Korean tech group says is the world’s biggest mobile phone manufacturing plant, part of its plans to...

Self-styled Indian ‘godman’ jailed for life for teen rape

Posted on: April 26th, 2018 | No Comments
A self-styled Indian spiritual guru who claims millions of followers worldwide has been given a life sentence for raping a 16-year-old girl. Asaram Bapu was convicted of the 2013 attack...

India interested in becoming 3rd telco player – Pres. Duterte

Posted on: February 21st, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has set the deadline for identifying the third telecommunications industry that will end the duopoly of two giant telecommunications in the country to March. The...