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2 hrs ago | Hindustan Times
Two women were killed and 50 others affected, 12 of them seriously, when gas leaked from a cylinder in a welding workshop in West Bengal's Burdwan district on Tuesday.
5 hrs ago | The Washington Post
The arrest of an Indian banker amid probes into lending violations looks set to prompt tighter loan approvals that may deepen the worst credit slowdown since 2009.
9 hrs ago | Medical News Today
A study published in this week's PLOS Medicine on large-scale rural sanitation programs in India highlights challenges in achieving sufficient access to latrines and reduction in open defecation to yield significant health benefits for young children The researchers, led by Sumeet Patil from the School of Public Health, University of California at ... (more)
11 hrs ago | Gawker
After being attacked by a leopard in the northern state of Uttarakhand in India, a local woman refused to admit defeat, instead returning blows and killing the animal in under a half an hour with only farm tools.
15 hrs ago | KFVS12
Gaza police says Israel has bombed two large high-rise buildings in Gaza City, with dozens of homes and shops - an escalation in the seven weeks of fighting with Hamas.
15 hrs ago | KFVS12
The U.N. health agency says electronic cigarettes should be regulated and banned from use indoors until the exhaled vapor is proven not to harm bystanders.
17 hrs ago | The Independent
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18 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com
In this photo by Channi Anand, villagers in Indian-controlled Kashmir take shelter inside an army bunker anticipating firing from the Pakistan side of the border.
18 hrs ago | Daily Echo
SOUTHAMPTON City Council is today flying its flag half mast at the Civic Centre in memory of the city couple who died in a bus crash in India.
21 hrs ago | Star Tribune
Rabbis from across Asia on Tuesday celebrated the reopening of a Jewish center targeted by rampaging Pakistani gunmen who stormed through Mumbai on a 60-hour killing spree in 2008.
As many as 112 Indian nationals suspected to have been exposed to the Ebola virus are expected to land in Mumbai from Liberia on seven different flights Tuesday.
The treatment and control of HIV, including dispensing drugs and testing, is handled by the government-run public health programme through its 355-odd centres.
Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat at 46th edition of the All-India Council of Mayors in Dehradun on Monday.
Indian investigators said on Monday they would not charge five men detained earlier this year on suspicion of raping and murdering two teenage girls in a case that sparked global outrage.
Tetra Pak has donated three $5,000 baling machines to the Indian army in Jammu, Kashmir and Sikkim to dispose of and recycle its cartons.
A pre-dawn stampede killed 10 people Monday at a Hindu temple in central India, a top police official said.
A stampede killed at least 10 people and injured more than 60 in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh on Monday as pilgrims gathered at a temple, an official said.
Updated: Tue Aug 26, 2014 11:19 pm
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