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1 hr ago | Express India

Air India, Indigo flights come close to collision over Bagdogra in West Bengal

An Indigo flight from Bagdogra came close to a descending Air India plane over Bagdogra in West Bengal this afternoon, raising the spectre of a collision and giving scare to about 250 passengers on board the two aircraft.

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5 hrs ago | Rediff.com

Pakistan opens fire at Indian troops in Jammu and Kashmir

Once again on Saturday morning, Pakistani armed forces opened fire at Pindi outpost in RS Pura sector of Jammu and Kashmir, violating the ceasefire.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Hindustan Times

Patchy rains leave India staring at its first drought in 5 years

A sluggish monsoon could be hurtling India towards its first drought in five years, as summer rains stand 43% below average overall, barring the Northeast and Mumbai.

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USA Today

Village council in India accused of ordering rape

A 14-year-old girl was dragged into a forest and raped on the orders of a village council in remote eastern India in retaliation for a sex assault blamed on her brother, her family and police said Friday.

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Fox News

Vaccine combination may help eradicate polio

Combining two types of polio vaccine, including one that is injected rather than given orally, appears to give better immunity and could speed efforts to eradicate the crippling disease, scientists said on Friday.

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CNN

Tears or no, Elephant raised awareness of cruelty

When Raju the elephant was rescued after being shackled and abused for five decades, the story and picture of him "crying" went viral.

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News24

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Japan's government has approved a reinterpretation of the war-renouncing constitution to allow greater use of military force to defend other countries.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Indian prime minister to meet Obama in September

India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet President Barack Obama in Washington in September during a visit aimed at restoring strained relations between the countries.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Indian prime minister to meet Obama in September

The wife of a Georgia man facing charges after their son was left in a hot car and died has retained a criminal defense attorney for herself.

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West Australian

India building world's highest railway bridge

Indian engineers are toiling in the Himalayas to build the world's highest railway bridge which is expected to be 35 metres taller than the Eiffel Tower when completed by 2016.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Indian Express

Zohra Sehgal:Grand dame of Indian films who defied stereotypes

Zohra Sehgal, the grand dame of Indian theatre and films, was older than Indian cinema at the age of 102 with a glorious performing career behind her that inspired generations.

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NEWS.com.au

Can India's sex horror get any worse?

CHILDREN on the frontline, deadly hatred and a mess that dates back 2000 years. Here's why Israel and Palestine are at each other's throats today.

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Rediff.com

Will the new IITs/IIMs benefit Young India? Tell us

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has promised to allocate Rs 500 crore to set up five new IIMs and five new IITs in the Union Budget 2014-15.

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Evesham Journal

Evesham schools welcome visitors from India

Staff and students at Evesham High School and Simon de Montfort Middle School welcomed visitors fromMayoor School in Ajmer, India.

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Indians balk at $33 million statue in new budget

NEW DELHI - In a country grappling with poverty, sluggish growth and a daunting deficit, India's new budget has set aside 2 billion rupees for a colossal iron-and-bronze statue almost twice the size of the Statue of Liberty.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Indians balk at $33 million statue in new budget

A father who authorities say went on a shooting rampage at a suburban Houston home, killing four of his children and two adults and wounding his 15-year-old daughter critically, has surrendered after a standoff and... A father who authorities say fatally shot two adults and four of his children and critically wounded his 15-year-old daughter, sank ... (more)

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News and Star

Cumbrian man held in India set to come home after charges dropped

Charges against John Armstrong, of Wigton and four of the five other British personnel arrested last October have been dropped, it is being reported today.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Indian hotel valet crashes Lamborghini

A valet at a five-star hotel in the Indian capital caused $335,000 worth of damage to a Lamborghini Gallardo after crashing it into a concrete wall in front of horrified guests, the hotel and a report said Thursday.

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The Straits Times

India's new government spells out - Modi-nomics' in first budget

India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley poses as he leaves his office to present the federal budget for the 2014/15 fiscal year, in New Delhi on July 10, 2014.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Shikha Dalmia on Gold and Gods in Modern India

It's an hour after opening time at a posh jewelry store in New Delhi. The scene is unusually sedate.

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