Dr Roddy Evans: practised medicine on five continents

Dr Roddy Evans, who died in Belfast on September 9th, aged 97, played rugby and cricket for Leinster schoolboys, was a skilled surgeon who practised m(...)

Commuters sit in a carriage of a Yellow Line train after the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) resumed services. Photograph: Prakash Singh/AFP/Getty Images

India overtook Brazil in coronavirus infection numbers on Monday, making it second only to the United States after a record jump, but the government r(...)

This file photo shows a staff member of Huawei using her mobile phone at the Huawei Digital Transformation Showcase in Shenzhen, China in 2019. Huawei faces being shut out of India’s 5G network due to growing geopolitical tensions with China. Photograph: WANG ZHAO/AFP via Getty Images

Just under a year ago, Jay Chen, Huawei India’s then chief executive, was riding high at the Indian Mobile Congress as he discussed the imminent rollo(...)

 Princey Phillips, Jismey Jose and Teena Matthew who will be working in Nursing Home in Kildare, Dublin and Roscommon, some of over 50 health care professionals who arrived in to Dublin Airport on a flight from India. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Some 55 healthcare workers arrived into Ireland from India on Tuesday as part of a special repatriation flight, organised by the Indian government. T(...)

Emer Davis and Sean Brady with their daughters Zaira and Iseult at the Taj Mahal during monsoon season.

Flying from Ireland into India five days before 1.3 billion people went into Covid-19 lockdown might sound like jumping from the frying pan into the f(...)

Indian paramilitary troopers stand guard behind a barbed fence wire as they block a road during a curfew in Srinagar on Monday. Photograph: Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images

The new Indian government of Narendra Modi has lost little time fulfilling the election promise to its Hindu nationalist supporters to change Kashmir’(...)

Indian soldiers inspect the remains of an Indian Air Force helicopter after it crashed in Budgam district, outside Srinagar Photograph: Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty

Tensions between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan escalated sharply on Wednesday, following conflicting claims by both of having shot down each(...)

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi: opposition leaders accuse him of fostering social unrest by pursuing anti-Muslim Hindu nationalist policies. Photograph:  Sanjay Kanojia/AFP

In what’s being described as the world’s largest ever electoral exercise, some 900 million voters will be eligible to choose India’s federal governmen(...)

Indian activists from the right-wing organisation Vishva Hindu Parishad shout slogans during a protest against the Kashmir militant attack, in New Delhi on Friday. Photograph: Rajat Gupta/EPA

India’s prime minister has warned Pakistan it will pay a “heavy price” for a suicide bombing in Kashmir that killed at least 40 paramilitaries on Thur(...)

Rescuers take people from a flooded area to a safer place in Aluva in the southern state of Kerala, India. Photograph: Sivaram V/Reuters

Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India’s Kerala state, as authorities rus(...)

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