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Modi eyes breakthrough nuclear pact on Japan trip

NEW DELHI -UNS : India is hoping to win Japanese backing for a nuclear energy pact during a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and lure investment into its $85 billion market while addressing Japan’s concern about doing business with a nuclear-armed country. India has …

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Indian schoolgirls commit suicide over sexual harassment: report

NEW DELHI : Two teenage girls in Haryana committed suicide by drinking fruit juice laced with poison and left notes saying they were being stalked and harassed by a group of youths, the Times of India reported on Tuesday. The two girls were rushed to …

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Temple stampede kills 10 in India

NEW DELHI: A stampede at a Hindu temple in central India killed at least 10 people and injured scores, the latest in a string of deadly accidents at religious events, an official and reports said. Hundreds of pilgrims were gathering early at a holy hill …

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New Delhi: Shiv Sena MPs ‘force’ Muslim worker to break fast

NEW DELHI -UNS : At least eleven members of Indian parliament have allegedly forced a Muslim worker to break his Ramazan fast in New Delhi, India. According to Indian media reports, the members of the parliament (MPs), belonging to Shiv Sena, forced the Muslim catering …

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Indian lawmaker’s ‘rape’ threat to opponents stirs outrage

KOLKATA (AFP) — An Indian lawmaker faced calls to quit Tuesday after he was captured on video threatening the rape of his political rivals’ relatives. Amid widespread outrage in India over a series of recent high-profile rapes, the Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal could be …

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KOLKATA (AFP) — An Indian lawmaker faced calls to quit Tuesday after he was captured on video threatening the rape of his political rivals’ relatives. Amid widespread outrage in India over a series of recent high-profile rapes, the Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal could be …

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Indian sponsor major plots of terrorism foiled in Punjab

LAHORE: Two major Indian sponsor plots of terrorism were foiled in Lahore when police and law-enforcement agencies seized an explosive-laden truck and arrested 12 terrorists in two separate actions. According to details, police stopped a truck on a checkpost at Lahore’s entry point in Shahdara …

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Resignation calls after new rape cases in Indian state

LUCKNOW (AFP) – Indian police said Thursday they were investigating a spate of rapes and hangings in a troubled northern region, as the national women s rights body called for the state government to resign over the crisis. India has been trying to restore its …

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Indians’ brutalities against Sikh’s Golden Temple on 30th raid anniversary

AMRITSAR (AFP) – Clashes broke out between sword-wielding Sikhs on Friday at the Golden Temple in northern India on the 30th anniversary of a notorious army raid in which hundreds of people were killed. At least two people were wounded in the violence, according to …

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Celebrations as India gets new state of Telangana

HYDERABAD: Celebrations erupted in southern India to mark Monday’s creation of the new state of Telangana, the culmination of a campaign stretching back nearly six decades. Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao, who at one stage went on hunger strike as part of the push to create India’s …

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