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Police exhume body of Australian Hindu devotee killed in southern India

An undated photo of Sri Sathya Sai Baba THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — A 75-year-old Australian woman missing for... (more...)

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Gallery: Shravan Kumar’s ethnic-yet-modern designs thrill audience at Vancouver Fashion Week

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In this photo taken on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, a Malaysia Airlines plane approaches to land at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang in Malaysia. A Malaysia Airlines flight to Hyderabad, India, was forced to return to Kuala Lumpur on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, due to an autopilot defect shortly after takeoff. The airline said the defect didn't affect the safety of the aircraft or passengers but the captain turned back as a precaution. AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin

Malaysia Airlines flight to India forced to turn back to Kuala Lumpur due to autopilot defect

In this photo taken on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, a Malaysia Airlines plane approaches to land at Kuala Lumpur International... (more...)

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Hyderabad’s Kumar showcasing ‘best fabrics in India’ in return to Vancouver Fashion Week (w/gallery)

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Mahesh Bhatt is pictured here after serving biryani on the streets of Hyderabad as part of India's rice bucket challenge. Submitted photo/Twitter.

Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt lends support to rice bucket challenge in Hyderabad

Mahesh Bhatt is pictured here after serving biryani on the streets of Hyderabad as part of India’s rice bucket challenge.... (more...)


Al-Qaida’s expansion to India is reaction to terror group’s diminished influence, say analysts

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Al-Qaida has expanded into India to “wage jihad against its enemies”

An Indian street vendor sips tea in the central Connaught Place area of New Delhi, India, Thursday, Sept.4, 2014. (AP Photo/Bernat... (more...)

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Daring Indian mom subjects herself to violence from husband during stunts to fund children’s education (w/gallery)

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Indian gas pipeline explosion kills 15 people, destroys scores of houses (w/ photos)

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India river tragedy: Hair-raising video of students being swept away surfaces

Video exclusively uploaded by Indian news site amarujala.com IANS Mandi – A hair-raising video which showed how the... (more...)

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Bizarre treatment: Indians swallow live fish to cure asthma (w/gallery)

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I want my child back, says woman whose son was swept away in Indian river

Indians gather near the spot where dozens of students were swept away Sunday evening when a dam released a rush of water... (more...)

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MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — India’s top investigative agency said Thursday that two teenage girls believed to have been raped and hanged…
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Bipasha Basu: Pinkathon important platform encouraging women

IANS Mumbai – Actress Bipasha Basu Tuesday expressed support for Pinkathon, a run for breast cancer awareness, terming it an important platform that encourages women….
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Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Health authorities are urging clients of an Abbotsford acupuncturist to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after determining she failed to…
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Eight babies die in Pakistan as incubators malfunction

IANS/EFE Islamabad – Eight newborn babies died of asphyxiation at a hospital in eastern Pakistan’s Punjab province, after their incubators failed to supply them with…
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Man isolated at New Delhi airport after traces of Ebola virus found in his semen

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi…
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Parents call baby with eight limbs God Boy, claim he looks like an Indian deity

CEN AGENCY A baby born with four arms and four legs has been dubbed God Boy by his parents because they say he looks like…
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Director of Indian drug company arrested in sterilization deaths investigation

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women…
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Indian doctor arrested, blames tainted medicine for deaths of 13 women after sterilization

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — The doctor who conducted sterilization procedures after which 13 women died in central India was arrested, but…
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Rival Suspected Of Smear Using Dog Bite To Claim Rape

Indian dance instructor’s dog-bite selfie blows up into student rape allegation against him

CEN AGENCY An Indian dance instructor says his life has been ruined by social media after he posted an image of himself showing a dog…
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India’s sterilization drive leaves 8 women dead, 20 others seriously ill (w/video)

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