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Indian police charge ex-minister, Malaysian tycoon in telecoms scandal

India's federal police have filed charges against a former minister, his media mogul brother, and a Malaysian tycoon over alleged corruption to help Malaysia's Maxis group take control of an Indian mobile phone carrier eight years ago.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Journal

What dispute? India and China ignore land squabble

For more than 50 years, it has pitted India against China - a smoldering dispute over who should control a swath of land larger than Austria.

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Globe and Mail

Globe writer Stephanie Nolen's Breaking Caste series lauded in India

Foreign correspondent Stephanie Nolen has won the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award, recognizing her work reporting in India.

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India Auto News

India reports 6600 cycle deaths in road accidents in 2012

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari has written to has written the following letter to consumer affairs minister Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution to make changes that aid bicycle riders, thereby mandating the fixing retro reflective tapes on bicycles for safety, ... (more)

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Suria

Indian elephant gets her own art...

A series of paintings by an Indian elephant have gone on sale at an upmarket gallery in New Delhi to raise money to protect the endangered animal.

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Rice replaces ice in India bucket challenge

An Indian school boy eats a midday meal provided free at a government school in Hyderabad, India, Thursday, Sept.

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Star-Telegram.com

India, Japan each seek deals during Modi's visit

Japan and India both have much to gain from a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and more than a dozen Indian steel, energy and IT tycoons that begins Saturday in the ancient capital of Kyoto.

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Suria

Australian PM to visit India for...

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Friday he will visit India next week, where he will reportedly sign an agreement allowing the export of uranium to the nuclear-armed South Asian nation.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

DNA India

Missing Indian 'killed' in Iraq clash: Community members...

After news of the Kalyan youth, allegedly fighting alongside ISIS in Iraq, dying due to bombing reached the community, members said they wouldn't accept the information as conclusive.

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New York Daily News

Dog spends 2 weeks guarding Indian owner's grave

Tommy the dog, having clearly eschewed food for many days, sits at the grave of his master, Bhaskar Shri, a construction worker killed in a car accident Aug. 2 in Chennai, India.

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Business Times

Ascott to boost India presence with another serviced residence

CAPITALAND'S wholly owned serviced residence unit, The Ascott, has won a contract to manage a 174-unit serviced residence in Gurgaon, near New Delhi CAPITALAND'S wholly owned serviced residence unit, The Ascott, has won a contract to manage a 174-unit serviced residence in Gurgaon, near New Delhi.

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DNA India

Missing Indian 'killed' in Iraq clash: Family performs...

Amid reports of Indians fighting alongside ISIS, Arif Ejaz Majeed, one of the four young men from Kalyan who had gone missing during a pilgrimage to Iraq, is said to have been killed in a bomb blast.

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WALB-TV Albany

India urges millions of poor to open bank accounts

Southern California is seeing the kind of epic surf usually associated with Hawaii or Tahiti.

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Iol.co.za

Indian minister's son accused of rape

The son of an Indian minister was accused of rape by a woman claiming to be his wife, media reports said on Thursday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

India.com

Pakistan Rangers again target Indian positions in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu, Aug 28: Pakistan Rangers again on Thursday resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.

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Newkerala.com

'Apple of China' to make India launch of Mi 4 by yearend

Chinese handset manufacturer Xiaomi, often referred as the "Apple of China", plans to launch its flagship Mi 4 phone by the yearend in India and also plans to set up its Mi Home experience zone in Bangalore within four to six months, a top company official said.

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WGBH

Rice Bucket Challenge: Put Rice In Bucket, Do Not Pour Over Head

Rice is just as nice as ice when it comes to bucket challenges. Right: Manju Latha Kalanidhi, inventor of the Rice Bucket Challenge, gives grains to a hard-working neighbor.

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Journal Gazette

US sanctions leadership of terrorist group

WASHINGTON The Treasury Department on Wednesday sanctioned a leader and a financial network used by a Pakistan-based terrorist group blamed for the 2008 attack in Mumbai, India that killed 166 people.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Image of Asia: Starting the hajj in Kashmir

In this photo by Dar Yasin, a Muslim in Indian-ruled Kashmir is hugged by her relative before leaving on the hajj to Mecca.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Indian woman, 54, fends off leopard attack

The fight is said to have lasted half an hour and pitted a leopard against a woman armed only with farm tools in an isolated field in India.

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