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3 hrs ago | India.com

Village celebrates as soldiera s son becomes Army chief

Bisaan , Jul 31: As General Dalbir Singh Suhag took over the reins of the fourth largest army in the world Thursday, a village in Haryana' s Jhajjar district was collecting ammunition of a different kind - over 150 kg of ladoos and about 5,000 crackers.

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6 hrs ago | India.com

India gave befitting reply to Pak after beheading incident: Gen Bikram Singh

New Delhi, July 31 : Outgoing Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh today said that India has given a befitting reply to Pakistan after the beheading of an Indian soldier by Pakistani troops in 2013 along the Line of Control even as he did not rule out the possibility of skirmishes on the western front in future.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

West Australian

Some WTO members discussing customs deal without India - sources

A group of World Trade Organization members has informally discussed adopting a global overhaul of customs rules without India if New Delhi goes ahead with threats to block the deal, sources familiar with the talks said on Thursday.

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Scientific American

Indian Landslide Kills 10, Scores Feared Trapped

Heavy rain triggered a landslide in rural western India that killed at least ten people and trapped up to 150 more after thick mud came crashing down on thatch huts and brick houses on Wednesday, a national disaster official said.

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Buzzle.com

A Complete List of Presidents and Vice Presidents of India

India has had 13 Presidents and 12 Vice Presidents since its independence. This Buzzle article brings to you a complete list of each of them since 1947.

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Channelnewsasia.com

India convicts 10 over 2004 school blaze that killed 94 kids

A court in India on Wednesday found a headmistress and nine others guilty over a school fire that killed 94 children a decade ago, the first convictions surrounding the tragedy.

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India.com

John Kerry to arrive in New Delhi in few hours: MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin

New Delhi, July 30 : Ministry of External Affairs Syed Akbaruddin said here on Wednesday that United Sates Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to arrive in New Delhi in a couple of hours for the first high level interaction between India and U.S. at the political level.

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Times of Oman

10 dead, up to 200 feared trapped in India monsoon landslide

Over forty houses were buried in a landslide triggered by heavy rains at Malin village in Pune district, Maharashtra on Wednesday.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Dozens feared trapped in India landslide

An Indian official says that more than 150 people are feared buried under a landslide that hit a village in western India following torrential rains.

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WAOW

Nearly 150 feared trapped in landslide in India

Two people in a car were hurt in a crash with a semi-truck on U.S. Highway 51 at an intersection near Irma, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department said.

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India.com

Income Tax Department to track high-value spending in major cities of India

New Delhi, Jul 30: In order to widen the tax base and check undisclosed income, the Income Tax Department has decided to train its scanner on instances of personal expenditure, interest earned on investment, purchase of luxury vehicles and capital gains made from sale of property in a select band of economically surging Indian cities.

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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

India observes Eid Kashmir violence Saharanpur curfew mar celebrations

As Eid-ul-Fitr was marked across the country on Tuesday, celebrations were slightly marred by violence in Kashmir over Gaza and curfew in riot-hit Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh.

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India.com

Justice Markandey Katju unfit for appointment as Chief Justice: Shanti Bhushan

New Delhi, July 29 : Former law minister Shanti Bhushan said on Tuesday that he has received enough material against Retired Justice Katju which proves him unfit for the position of the Chief Justice.

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Vanguard

India police arrest three over alleged gang-rape at gunpoint

Indian police Tuesday arrested three men suspected of gang-raping a 16-year-old at gunpoint and filming the attack in New Delhi, the latest in a series of sexual assault cases in the country.

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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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WireNews+Co

Secretary Kerry Travel To New Delhi For Strategic Dialogue

Secretary Kerry will travel to New Delhi for the 5th U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, which he will co-chair with Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on July 31. Secretary Kerry will be accompanied by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, who will lead discussions to strengthen economic ties between the U.S. and India.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Rediff.com

India, China admit to intrusion by Chinese herdsmen in Ladakh

India and China on Monday admitted to intrusion by Chinese herdsmen into Ladakh last week but both the sides sought to play it down saying the issue was resolved amicably through a flag meeting.

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The Chronicle-Journal

Canada's Frizell wins gold in hammer throw

The 29-year-old from Perth, Ont., threw 71.97 metres to claim Canada's first track and field medal at these Games.

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The Times of India

Can't nix rape case even after compromise: SC

The judgment came in a case related to a complaint under Section 498A and Section 4 of Dowry Prohibition Act by a woman against her husband and parents-in-law.

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