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Indian activist releases WhatsApp gang rape videos in attempt to trace the men and “shame the rapist”

Women’s rights activist Sunitha Krishnan has launched a “Shame the Rapist Campaign” after she was forwarded... (more...)

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Indian health minister faces criticism after ‘completely ignoring’ dying man left lying outside hospital

  Telangana Governor administers oath of office and secrecy to C. Laxma Reddy (L) as a Telangana Minister in Hyderabad,... (more...)

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Police rescue hundreds of children working in factories in southern Indian city

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Man in India electrocuted after hitting live wires while urinating in public

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Indo Canadian porn star Sunny Leone to ring in the New Year in Hyderabad

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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...)

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

An Indian street vendor sells political maps as people walk past in the central Connaught Place area of New Delhi, India,... (more...)

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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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