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2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

India accuses Pakistan of killing 2 in Kashmir

India and Pakistan traded gunfire in the disputed Kashmir region early Saturday, killing two villagers on each side and wounding several others, officials said.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

DNA India

Air India flight forced to land in Jaipur after engine trouble

An Air India flight from Delhi to Ahmedabad carrying 104 passengers made an emergency landing in Jaipur after a problem in one of its engines.

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Iol.co.za

India hunger striker re-arrested

Indian police re-arrested on Friday a woman who has been on hunger strike for 14 years to protest against human rights abuses, just two days after she was freed on court orders.

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The Baltimore Sun

Forensic report complicates India double rape, murder case

India's counterpart to the U.S. FBI - failed to substantiate the relatives' accounts.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Thanks to low sex ratio, 600-year-old tradition done away with

Gurgaon : For a state known to ban marriages within the same 'gotra' , a community in Haryana's Gurgaon district has been forced to abandon a 600-year-old tradition of brotherhood within the community and allow such marriages.

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The Indian Express

Gap to enter Indian market; first stores to come in Delhi, Mumbai

American clothing retailer Gap will enter India next year in partnership with textile company Arvind Lifestyle Brand and open 40 outlets across the country as part of its global expansion strategy.

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The Indian Express

India won't give up right to reform PDS: Sitharaman

Union Minister of State, Commerce Minister of State, Finance Nirmala Sitharaman at the Indian Express Idea exchange in New Delhi on August 21st 2014.

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Daily Journal

After big win, India's new leader faces backlash

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept to power in India's most resounding election victory in decades, he promised to revive the sluggish economy, rein in rising food prices, tackle corruption and overhaul his predecessor's lackluster foreign policy.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

DNA India

Air India Dreamliner enroute Kolkata turns back mid-air due to crack in windshield

It is raining trouble for Air India's Dreamliner fleet as one of the aircrafts was forced to return to New Delhi on Thursday after developing a windshield crack mid-air on its way to Kolkata.

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Daily Times

Hanged India girls' - rape' in doubt

NEW DELHI: A forensic investigation into clothing and swabs taken after the murder and alleged gang rape of two teenage cousins in northern India has concluded they were not sexually assaulted.

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The Washington Post

India bans film accused of glorifying Indira Gandhia s assassination

After protests and a massive uproar over a controversial Indian film slated for release Friday, the Indian government ruled Thursday to ban the movie .

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The Daily Star

Indian police arrest alleged kingpin of human trafficking

NEW DELHI: India police have arrested the alleged kingpin of a trafficking racket who sold hundreds of poor tribal girls for domestic slavery in the country's capital, an officer said Thursday.

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The Washington Post

Freed activist won't stop 14-year hunger strike

India's most famous prisoner of conscience has walked free after nearly 14 years in jail but vowed to continue the hunger strike that landed her in prison for attempted suicide, her brother said Thursday.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

In 'You Follow,' an American adoptee searches for her birth mother in India

Nisha Grayson, right, takes a picture of herself and her friend Sharmila Ray in Goa, India, after the festival of Holi, during which participants throw dyed powder at each other.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Indian Express

Small-town India takes off with sharp ATF cuts

States such as West Bengal, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh have slashed the value-added tax on aviation turbine fuel.

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Arab Times

Indian soldier's body found in Kashmir after 18 years

"The body was discovered in a frozen state last week," superintendent of police Sunil Gupta told AFP by phone from Leh, 450 kilometres from the region's main city of Srinagar.

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Nerve News

Police kill two near Assam-Nagaland border, judicial probe ordered

Two people were killed Wednesday when police fired at protestors in Assam near the border with Nagaland, leading to curfew in Golaghat district, officials said.

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DNA India

Regional parties call for strike as tension prevails in northeast India's border areas

Tense situation in northeast Assam-Nagaland border areas affected Manipur province as regional parties called for an indefinite economic strike on Tuesday.

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Hindustan Times

Pakistani envoy to India defends meeting Kashmiri leaders

Pakistan's ambassador to India defended his recent talks with Kashmiri separatists on Wednesday, saying that including them in the dialogue is the only way to find a lasting peace between the South Asian rivals.

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Reuters

Ex-India PM immune from some claims of Sikh genocide: U.S. judge

Former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is immune from claims that he supported the genocide of Sikhs during his decade leading the country, a federal judge has ruled.

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