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EXCLUSIVE: Indian IT guru linked to fake WMC sites

2017-07-26 11:09

News24 has succeeded in puncturing layers of protection to unmask the identity of an Indian businessman linked to several "white monopoly capital" disinformation portals.

Heavy monsoon rains lash western India, killing 16

2017-07-25 15:51

Officials say heavy monsoon rains are lashing western India, including the desert state of Rajasthan, killing at least 16 people this week, with more than 24,000 villagers evacuated to higher ground

Iraq: Fate unknown of Indians abducted in 2014

2017-07-25 06:16

Iraq's foreign minister says he doesn't know if almost 40 Indian workers who were abducted by militants in Iraq three years ago are dead or alive.

Pakistani soldiers drown in river after Indian attack

2017-07-16 19:37

Pakistan's army says four of its soldiers have drowned in a river in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir after their vehicle was hit by Indian gunfire.

Indian censors want 'cow', 'Hindu' beeped in film

2017-07-12 20:14

Indian censors have refused to certify a documentary film featuring Nobel prize-winning economist Amartya Sen unless words like "cow" and "Hindu India" are beeped out.

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International Focus: India plants 60 million trees, Mosul ISIS victory, China floods

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, declared victory over Islamic State forces in Mosul. India has pledged to plant trees on 12% of their land by 2030.

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Rivers don't have same rights as humans: India

2017-07-08 05:51

India's sacred Ganges and Yamuna rivers cannot be considered "living entities", the country's top court has ruled.

Indian guru's body to stay in freezer, says court

2017-07-05 21:29

An Indian court has allowed disciples of a spiritual guru to preserve his body in a freezer, as they believe he is in a deep state of meditation and will return to life.

Banks dump $15bn bonds in India tug-of-war with funds

2017-07-04 12:29

India’s $750bn sovereign-debt market is caught in a tug of war between foreign investors and state-run banks, the biggest holders of the securities.

India warns China over Himalayan border road

2017-06-30 16:05

India has condemned a new road that China is building on the rivals' Himalayan border, saying it raises "serious security" concerns.

 

Mumbai building collapse death toll rises to 17

2017-07-26 10:58

Rescuers stepped up a desperate bid Wednesday to find victims buried under the rubble of a collapsed building in Mumbai as the death toll rose to 17.

5-storey building collapses in India, killing at least 3

2017-07-25 14:25

Officials say a five-story building has collapsed in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, killing at least three people and injuring nine others.

India's richest man launches R300 phone with unlimited data

2017-07-21 16:10

The Indian tycoon who started a carrier with free services took another swing at rivals, unveiling a cheap feature phone with access to unlimited data.

Pilgrims killed in India bus crash

2017-07-16 17:39

At least 16 Hindu pilgrims have been killed and many more injured after a bus crash in India's northern Jammu and Kashmir state.

Suspected rebels kill at least 7 Hindu pilgrims in Kashmir

2017-07-10 22:30

Gunmen have sprayed bullets on a passenger bus bringing Hindu pilgrims back from a cave shrine in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing at least seven of them, police say.

India police arrest key suspect in Muslim teen's murder

2017-07-09 07:50

Indian police say they have arrested the main suspect in the murder of a 15-year-old boy, the latest in a slew of hate crimes against Muslims.

Classmates rescue Indian child bride

2017-07-06 23:01

An Indian teenager sent to live with a much older husband who she married aged just 11 has returned to school after being rescued by her classmates.

Monsoon floods kill 20 in India, leave thousands homeless

2017-07-05 14:14

Heavy rains since the start of India's monsoon season triggered floods and landslides in India's northeast, causing at least 20 deaths and forcing 400,000 people to leave flooded homes

Indian woman attacked with acid for fifth time

2017-07-03 05:15

A woman who survived an alleged gang rape and four separate acid attacks has once again been hit by corrosive liquid, Indian police say.

Killing people over cows 'not acceptable', says India's Modi

2017-06-29 20:28

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condemned a string of murders targeting minorities under the pretext of protecting cows, which are considered sacred by many Hindus.

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