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Indian man crushed on Twitter for demanding Hindu cab driver

A man in Hyderabad came under fire over his demand for a Hindu cab driver. Tweet shots. HINDUSTAN TIMES Twitter was set aflutter... (more...)

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Two-year-old Indian girl sets national archery record (with photos, video)

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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, on... (more...)

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

India Child Labor ◄ Back... (more...)

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

File photo: Screen grab from a YouTube video of a group of Indian activists called The Clean Indian who take it upon themselves... (more...)

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

Sunny Leone attends the ‘Global Indian Film and TV Honours Awards 2012′ in Mumbai on March 15, 2012. STRDEL/AFP/Getty... (more...)

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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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