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1 hr ago | The Republic

10 guilty in India school fire that killed 94 kids

An Indian court convicted 10 people on Wednesday in a 2004 fire that tore through a thatched-roof schoolhouse, killing 94 children in a horrifying case that focused attention on poor fire regulations in the country.

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3 hrs ago | Evening Sun

10 guilty in fire deaths of 94 Indian school kids

A court in southern India has convicted 10 people for a fire in 2004 that raged through a thatched-roof schoolhouse and killed 94 children while most of the faculty escaped unscathed.

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3 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Five dead, 150 feared trapped in India monsoon landslide

A major landslide on Wednesday struck a village in western India following heavy monsoon rains, killing at least five people and leaving up to 150 feared trapped, officials said.

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4 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Landslide hits Indian village, 150 may be trapped

A landslide hit a village in western India following torrential rains Wednesday, sweeping away scores of houses and raising fears that more than 150 people could be trapped, officials said.

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4 hrs ago | The Times of India

Kumbakonam school tragedy: 10 held guilty for fire that killed 94 children

THANJAVUR: A local court in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur held 10 people guilty in the 2004 Kumbakonam school fire accident case.

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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

A prayer for Gaza Indian Muslim worries about Israeli assault

Just how is the Indian Muslim reacting to the Israel-Hamas conflict at the Gaza Strip? A quick look at different strata of the Muslim society - from senior bureaucrats in politically sensitive Hyderabad to common men in communally sensitive Assam - shows they are worried.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Breaking protocol, Nepal PM to personally receive Narendra Modi at airport

Kathmandu: Breaking protocol, Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala will personally receive his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi when he lands in Kathmandu Aug 3 on a two-day visit.

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News24

.com | India police arrest two over rape of child

Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, but industry analysts and safety experts say they can find no common themes.

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Reuters

Rural votes, old traumas drive India's WTO brinkmanship

With grain silos spilling over, exports on the rise and an avowed market champion for prime minister, India's threat to trash a global trade deal in the name of food security appears puzzling.

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Rediff.com

Very heavy rainfall likely in Mumbai in next 24 hrs: IMD

"There is low pressure formed over the Bay of Bengal and there is an outshore trough running from the Maharashtra coast to the coastline of Karnataka.

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The Indian Express

Curfew relaxed, Eid prayers pass off peacefully in Saharanpur

A view of a street during curfew in Saharanpur a day after violent clashes between two communities over a land dispute on Sunday.

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The Republic

Indian senior community part of growing niche

When Arun and Usha Pancholi were deciding where to spend their retirement years, they wanted a place that combined the culture and camaraderie of life in India with the comforts and conveniences they had grown accustomed to after nearly five decades in Minnesota and Ohio.

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Brandon Sun

Indian retirement community joins growing world of niche developments for seniors

When Arun and Usha Pancholi were deciding where to spend their retirement years, they wanted a place that combined the culture and camaraderie of life in India with the comforts and conveniences they had grown accustomed to after nearly five decades in Minnesota and Ohio.

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Outlook

Sri Lankan Navy Arrests 50 Indian Fishermen

This is the second time this week that Indian fishermen have been arrested by the Lankan Navy.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Rediff.com

Pak official in Lanka key to ISI's terror plan for south India

An official at the Pakistan high commission in Colombo allegedly planned strikes on American and Israeli consulates in south India, reports Vicky Nanjappa/ Rediff.com aheed Hussain -- a resident of Kandy, Sri Lanka, who was arrested a week before the twin explosions aboard a train at Chennai's Central railway station on May 1 -- has made startling ... (more)

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The Age

Three killed in Facebook blasphemy rampage in Pakistan

Seven-year-old girl, her baby sister and her grandmother are killed and their belongings torched by an angry mob in Pakistan over a 'blasphemous' Facebook post.

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India.com

Rajnath Singh confirms withdrawal of Chinese herdsmen from Indian Territory

New Delhi, July 28 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh confirmed here on Monday that those Chinese herdsmen who had entered the Indian territory in Ladakh last week have withdrawn from the position.

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The Indian Express

HC orders filling of Fir against TMC MP Tapas Pal for his comments against women at a rally.

The Calcutta High Court on Monday ordered filing of an FIR against Trinamool Congress MP-cum-actor Tapas Pal for his controversial comments against women and directed that the CID investigate the matter.

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Reuters

Kerry to woo Modi's India, but quick progress unlikely

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visits India this week as Washington tries to revitalize ties it sees as a counterbalance to China's rising power, but rapid progress is unlikely, despite the reformist reputation of India's new leader.

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