Six people were killed, including five children, when an apartment caught fire in Sweden on Saturday night, local authorities said.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh launched the country’s first locally built nuclear-powered submarine on Sunday. “Today, we join a select group of five nations who possess the capability to build a nuclear-powered submarine,” Singh declared in his speech at the eastern naval base of Visakhapatnam. Although he billed the submarine as an outcome of a public-private partnership, the Indian leader did mention Russia in his address
Indian stocks Monday overshot their upper limit after the resounding victory of pro-reform prime minister Manmohan Singh’s Congress party, forcing trading to close for the day.
Indians are voting in their tens of millions in a monthlong general election that creates huge logistical issues in the world’s largest democracy. The first round of polling was held on April 16. There are a further five voting phases before the final count is due on May 16