At least 18, including two pilots, were killed and more than 120 hospitalised after an Air India Express plane crashlanded in India's Kerala state, but rescuers say the death toll would have been much higher if the aircraft had caught fire.
The heavy monsoon resulted in low visibility and a wet landing conditions, which now complicate rescue efforts.
Angered by Indian belligerence, Islamabad wants Muslims countries to do more in highlighting the plight of Kashmiri Muslims. Experts say, however, its own response is lacking.
India's southwesterly monsoon has hit western parts of the country with heavy, persistent rain, leaving widespread disruption and flooded roads and buildings.
Sri Lankans vote in large numbers despite the Covid-19 pandemic as the ruling Rajapaksa brothers sought to expand their mandate through the virus-delayed parliamentary polls.
Pakistan's PM Imran Khan accuses India of being an "oppressor and aggressor" after New Delhi placed the disputed region under the strictest lockdown for the anniversary, with a heavy deployment of troops and barricades of barbed wire.
The site at Ayodhya, and divided Kashmir, are two of the most divisive communal issues facing India in the past 30 years, with PM Narendra Modi attempting to draw a line under both.
A bitter reality for India: secularism more under threat than ever, as the ruling BJP praises its Ayodhya project but polarises opinion as it pushes ever closer to the extreme Hindu-right.
Chinese tech is caught in between growing global suspicion of Big Tech and of Chinese government influence.
The decision by India's Hindu nationalist government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to annul Kashmir’s long-held semi-autonomous powers have amplified fears of engineering a demographic change in India's only Muslim-majority region.
The Indian government seeks to dilute environmental safeguards, opens up protected areas, “unleashes” coal.
TRT World takes a look at events that have taken place a year after India's annexation of the former semi-autonomous state of Kashmir.
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