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3 hrs ago | The Times of India

ET: India to be launch-pad for Amazon drone attack

When PM Modi visited Japan as Gujarat CM, he showed interest in Mizuho Bank opening a branch in Ahmedabad, but it was rejected by RBI under UPA.

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

7 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

Image of Asia: On the street in Old Delhi

An elderly Sikh man, center, checks his mobile phone as he walks through a busy street in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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11 hrs ago | New Scientist

Floods in India and Nepal will only become more common

It will happen again, sooner rather than later. The floods that have killed more than 100 people in Nepal and India are precisely what climate scientists have warned of.

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16 hrs ago | The Star Online

Indian court drops suicide charges against 14-year hunger striker

An Indian court on Tuesday ordered the release of a human rights campaigner who has been on a hunger fast for 14 years, saying there was not enough ground to prove she was trying to kill herself.

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17 hrs ago | Fort Morgan Times

India's film censor arrested for alleged bribery

India's chief film censor was arrested Tuesday on accusations he solicited bribes to speed a film through the strict, laborious process of keeping profanity, violence and hints of sexuality from Indian cinemas.

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17 hrs ago | Harvard Hillside

India's film censor arrested for alleged bribery

India's chief film censor was arrested Tuesday on accusations he solicited bribes to speed a film through the strict, laborious process of keeping profanity, violence and hints of sexuality from Indian cinemas.

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20 hrs ago | The Times of India

Army chief denies Chinese incursion into India

Reports said the Chinese troops were there for a day before returning. The area is at an altitude of 17,000 feet.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

Council lands lucrative India college deal

A UNIVERSITY partnership and business deals with India could bring millions of pounds to the south Essex economy, according to Basildon Council's chief executive.

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The New Zealand Herald

Sisters sentenced to death by hanging first women to be executed in India

India is confronting the prospect of hanging two sisters convicted of abducting and murdering young children - the first time it would have used the death sentence against women.

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Forbes.com

The Substance Of Indian Prime Minister Modi's Style

And although this was not a policy speech as much as a call to all Indians to commit to bettering the country, some policy highlights have made headlines: a new mobile banking and insurance program for the poor; the end of the Nehruvian-era Planning Commission; a call to the world to manufacture in India; a call, in the context of addressing rape, ... (more)

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ABC News

Indian train accident kills 18, injures two

At least 18 people were killed when a fast-moving train hit a three-wheeled vehicle in the eastern Indian state of Bihar on Monday evening, state officials say.

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Newkerala.com

India axes talks over invite to separatists, Pakistan terms it setback

Taking a tough stand at Pakistan's engagement with Kashmiri separatist leaders, India Monday called off the Aug 25 foreign secretary-level talks, terming unacceptable "the continued efforts to interfere" in its internal affairs.

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The Miami Herald

Image of Asia: Celebrating Krishna's birthday

Pictured is Guy Harvey artwork on an athletic clothing line. Artist Guy Harvey has developed his brand into a business empire.

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Asbury Park Press

180 dead as floods wash away homes in Nepal, India180 dead as floods...

The death toll from three days of flooding and torrential rain in Nepal and India rose to more than 180 people Monday, as relief teams sent food, tents and medicine to prevent any outbreaks of disease.

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India.com

Floods in North India leaves lakh homeless in Bihar, UP and Uttarakhand

Earlier in monsoon season, lack of rain had led to fears of drought but now all that has changed.

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The Star Online

India businesses await changes to Raj era labour laws

Paradigm shift?: Workers managing machines at a factory of Sona Koyo Steering Systems in Dharuhera, some 80km south of New Delhi.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Hindustan Times

India is a Hindu nation says RSS chief Bhagwat

Stoking yet another controversy, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said India is a Hindu nation and Hindutva is its identity.

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Cleveland.com

India's independence day celebrated at Rockefeller Park

On August 15, 1947 at midnight, Om Julka, a 29 year-old lieutenant in the Indian Army, was impatient to hear news he had fought for years to hear.

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India.com

No Indian fisherman in Sri Lankan jails now

New Delhi, Aug 17 : For the first time this year no Indian fisherman is in Sri Lankan jail, following the release of 94 fishermen yesterday by the island nation.

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Times of Oman

India ruling party lawmaker accused of inciting riots in UP's Sultanpur district

Lucknow: An Uttar Pradesh government panel on Sunday accused a Bhartiya Janata Party Member of Parliament of inciting Saharanpur riots, besides blaming laxity by local officials, sparking a war of words among parties with BJP dismissing the report as "politically motivated" and an attempt by ruling Samajwadi Party to hide its "failures".

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