India Announces Gold Discovery in Uttar Pradesh

Indian government officials said on Saturday that India had discovered gold deposits with reserves of more than 3,000 tons in Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state. India is the world’s second-largest consumer of gold, withdrawing two to three tons of gold each year, and relying on expensive imports to meet almost all local demand. Over the past decade, India has averaged 843 tons per year.

India Rape Victim Burned Alive by Gang of Men

A 23-year-old rape victim has died following injuries she sustained when she was set ablaze on her way to a court in the city of Unnao, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, authorities said on Saturday. The 23-year-old woman was heading to court to testify against her rapists when a group of men, including two of the suspects, attacked her and set her on fire. She had been threatened on several occasions since she reported the incident.