The Indian state of Haryana is notorious for assaults on women. 2014 ten thousand such offences were counted, among them many rapes. Now the first all-female police unit has been established there to protect women.
A recent series of gruesome rapes and murders has sparked outrage in northern India. The incidents are the latest for a region with a grim history of violence against women. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi.
Angry at alleged police inaction in the investigation of a 7-year-old's rape and murder, two people were killed during protests in the Pakistani city Kasur. But Zainab Ansari isn't the only girl to have died there.
A farming community in the northern Indian hill state of Uttarakhand is getting a boost through a unique initiative that helps farmers interface with the market directly.
As Israel faces growing international isolation for its Palestinian policy, India has emerged as an economic and strategic partner. After a visit to New Delhi this week, Israeli PM Netanyahu sees promise for the future.
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