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50 min ago | The Daily Beast

India's - Honorable Rape' MythBy Amana Fontanella-Khan

In India's countryside, where the absence of law and order creates a breeding ground for revenge, village councils can order women to be gang-raped to restore another family's honor.

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4 hrs ago | Reuters

Indian engineer prepares solar tuk-tuk for London odyssey

Naveen Rabelli's tuk-tuk broke down the first time he rolled it out of his garage.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

BBC News

Have India's farm suicides really declined?

A total of 11,744 farmers ended their lives in India in 2013, down from 13,754 farmers in 2012.

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The Telegraph

All four abducted traders murdered

Kokrajhar, July 13: A top Baksa official today confirmed that all four traders abducted by suspected militants on Friday had been killed.

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Hindustan Times

Restaurant with AngloIndian flavour voted best in Britain

Add a dash of spice, stir it with ingredients grown in Britain and slow cook it with an ambience in tony Mayfair that reminds one of the colonial days in India, and you get a recipe for a restaurant that must win awards in a Britain hooked on tingly 'desi' food.

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The Daily Star

Indian villagers protest as 4 missing found dead

GAUHATI, India: Police Sunday fired rubber bullets and used batons to disperse hundreds of villagers protesting the abductions and killings of four Muslim traders in India's remote northeast, where ethnic tensions run high.

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Merinews

At last Centre wakes up; but Bengaluru's National Military Memorial is still India's first

Despite the announcement made by Arun Jaitely in the budget for constructing National Military Memorial at New Delhi, the national capital will not be able to take pride of having independent India's first military memorial, because Bengaluru will always have the honour of having the First National Military Memorial of independent India.

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Suria

Indian premier Modi pins hope on new...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed to Brazil Sunday for a meeting of the BRICS group of emerging powers, hoping to seal the long-discussed deal to open a new development bank.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

West Australian

India's Modi goes slow on 'big bang' budget reform

The maiden budget from India's new right-wing government has promised a return to high growth -- but disappointed some who hoped premier Narendra Modi might use his thumping mandate to unleash radical change.

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BBC News

The mystery of India's unrecorded deaths

There are estimated to be around 56m deaths per year according to the World Health Organisation - and it's thought half are not registered - so there is a lot of missing information about what people die of.

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Hindustan Times

WB 7 infant deaths in Malda in past 24 hours

Seven infants have died in past 24 hours at West Bengal's Malda Medical College and Hospital, which witnessed frequent crib deaths in the recent past.

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India Auto News

India VAHAN data to calculate vehicle fire risk

Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has extended its pilot project of cashless treatment worth Rs 30,000 to accident victims on National Highway stretch of Mumbai Baroda, and Ranchi Jamshedpur.

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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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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

.com | India village council accused of ordering rape

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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