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1 hr ago | Wall Street Journal

New Delhi's Ultimate Insider, Sonia Gandhi,...

It's still unclear what the beleaguered Congress party's plans for its future are after it suffered its worst defeat in national elections this year, but a book war appears to have broken out among former loyalists, one-time insiders - and now the party's president herself - to write and re-write stories from its past.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Gaza truce comes after days of pushing for a deal

Wayne Reynolds, a leading Washington philanthropist, laid out an alternative plan in court hearings this week to save one of the nation's oldest museums and its college as a judge considers whether to break up... Opponents of a plan to break up Washington's nearly 150-year-old Corcoran Gallery of Art presented two alternatives in court this week to ... (more)

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The Olympian

US, UN announce deal on Gaza cease-fire

"This is not a time for congratulations or joy or anything except a serious determination - a focus by everybody to try to figure out the road ahead," Kerry said in New Delhi, where he was meeting with Indian officials.

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Deseret News

US, UN announce deal on Gaza cease-fire

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a press conference addressed jointly with Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi, India, Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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Daily Times

Rain hampers search for India landslide victims

NEW DELHI: Rescuers battled through heavy rains on Thursday in a desperate search for victims of a landslide in western India that buried dozens of homes, with fears the death toll could reach 150.

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Rediff.com

LeT's I-Day terror plot revealed

Captured Lashkar-e-Tayiba operative Abdul Subhan reveals terror strikes planned in Delhi before Independence Day.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Taslima Nasreen upset with Indian govt after being given 2-month visa

New Delhi : Controversial writer Taslima Nasreen, who is living in exile since 1994, has been refused a one-year visa by the government and instead given permission to stay in India for two months.

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India.com

Village celebrates as soldiera s son becomes Army chief

Bisaan , Jul 31: As General Dalbir Singh Suhag took over the reins of the fourth largest army in the world Thursday, a village in Haryana' s Jhajjar district was collecting ammunition of a different kind - over 150 kg of ladoos and about 5,000 crackers.

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India.com

India gave befitting reply to Pak after beheading incident: Gen Bikram Singh

New Delhi, July 31 : Outgoing Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh today said that India has given a befitting reply to Pakistan after the beheading of an Indian soldier by Pakistani troops in 2013 along the Line of Control even as he did not rule out the possibility of skirmishes on the western front in future.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

West Australian

Some WTO members discussing customs deal without India - sources

A group of World Trade Organization members has informally discussed adopting a global overhaul of customs rules without India if New Delhi goes ahead with threats to block the deal, sources familiar with the talks said on Thursday.

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Scientific American

Indian Landslide Kills 10, Scores Feared Trapped

Heavy rain triggered a landslide in rural western India that killed at least ten people and trapped up to 150 more after thick mud came crashing down on thatch huts and brick houses on Wednesday, a national disaster official said.

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Buzzle.com

A Complete List of Presidents and Vice Presidents of India

India has had 13 Presidents and 12 Vice Presidents since its independence. This Buzzle article brings to you a complete list of each of them since 1947.

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Channelnewsasia.com

India convicts 10 over 2004 school blaze that killed 94 kids

A court in India on Wednesday found a headmistress and nine others guilty over a school fire that killed 94 children a decade ago, the first convictions surrounding the tragedy.

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India.com

John Kerry to arrive in New Delhi in few hours: MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin

New Delhi, July 30 : Ministry of External Affairs Syed Akbaruddin said here on Wednesday that United Sates Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to arrive in New Delhi in a couple of hours for the first high level interaction between India and U.S. at the political level.

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Times of Oman

10 dead, up to 200 feared trapped in India monsoon landslide

Over forty houses were buried in a landslide triggered by heavy rains at Malin village in Pune district, Maharashtra on Wednesday.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Dozens feared trapped in India landslide

An Indian official says that more than 150 people are feared buried under a landslide that hit a village in western India following torrential rains.

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WAOW

Nearly 150 feared trapped in landslide in India

Two people in a car were hurt in a crash with a semi-truck on U.S. Highway 51 at an intersection near Irma, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department said.

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India.com

Income Tax Department to track high-value spending in major cities of India

New Delhi, Jul 30: In order to widen the tax base and check undisclosed income, the Income Tax Department has decided to train its scanner on instances of personal expenditure, interest earned on investment, purchase of luxury vehicles and capital gains made from sale of property in a select band of economically surging Indian cities.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

India.com

With joy and prayers, Muslims celebrate Eid in India

New Delhi, Jul 29: Millions of Muslims on Tuesday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr across India with joy and devotion, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi praying for "unity and brotherhood in our nation".

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Hindustan Times

India observes Eid Kashmir violence Saharanpur curfew mar celebrations

As Eid-ul-Fitr was marked across the country on Tuesday, celebrations were slightly marred by violence in Kashmir over Gaza and curfew in riot-hit Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh.

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