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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | Suria

India court pressures Modi on 'criminal'...

India's top court said Monday lawmakers with criminal backgrounds should not serve in government, with 13 ministers facing charges for attempted murder, rioting and other offences.

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20 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Decoding floods in India 32 million affected Rs 3600 crore lost every year

Floods ravage India with unerring regularity, 2014 is no different. Recent floods in Uttar Pradesh, Odisha and Assam affected thousands of villages and claimed nearly 100 lives.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Hindustan Times

2 dead as poisonous gas leaks in West Bengal

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.

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The Washington Post

Banker Arrest Rattles Lenders as Slowdown Deepens: India Credit

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.

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Medical News Today

Challenges ahead in improving child health by increasing access to sanitation In India

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)

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Gawker

Indian Woman Kills Attacking Leopard With Farm Tools, Tenacity

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.

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Investigators cast doubt on rape claim in Indian teen-hanging case

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.

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Investigators cast doubt on rape claim in Indian teen-hanging case

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.

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The Independent

36-year-old skeleton of dead baby found inside Indian woman

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Star-Telegram.com

Image of Asia: Anticipating fire across the border

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.

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Daily Echo

Half mast flag in tribute to couple killed in India bus crash

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.

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Star Tribune

Jewish center reopens 6 years after Mumbai attacks

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.

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12:22 Indian PM Modi invites Britain for energy efficiency cooperation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said clean energy and preservation of environment were priority areas for his government and invited Britain to partner in these efforts, the Indian media report.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Indian Express

Ebola alert, hospitals stand by as planes with Indians from Liberia land today

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.

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