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Encephalitis outbreaks in India kill more than 150

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:11
Recent outbreaks of encephalitis in India have killed more than 150 people, with health officials on alert fearing the death toll could rise further, state government directors said.
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Dozens injured in clashes in Indian Kashmir

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 13:28
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian government forces used tear gas and wooden canes Friday to disperse hundreds of Kashmiri workers who clashed with them at a sprawling camp for Hindu pilgrims heading for a Himalayan cave, leaving dozens of people injured, police said.
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BRICS nations meeting in northeast Brazil

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 18:36
FORTALEZA, Brazil (AP) — The leaders of the BRICS nations are meeting in Brazil for a summit where they are expected to officially create a bailout and development fund worth $100 billion.
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BRICS nations meeting in northeast Brazil

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 15:48
FORTALEZA, Brazil (AP) — The leaders of the BRICS nations are meeting in Brazil for a summit where they are expected to officially create a bailout and development fund worth $100 billion.
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India: Newspaper Editor, 76, Found Guilty of Murdering Three Employees

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 12:43
Sushil Choudhury, the 76-year old editor and owner of regional Bengali daily Dainik Ganadoot, was arrested in June last year for killing three workers, whose bodies were found in his office. The three victims - driver Balaram Ghosh, office manager Ranhit Choudhury and proofreader Sujit Bhattacharjee - all worked at the newspaper prior to their deaths in May last year. According to investigating ...
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Four bodies found in India's volatile northeast, army deployed

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 15:12
GUWAHATI India (Reuters) - The bodies of four men have been recovered from a river in a remote part of northeastern India that saw sectarian violence in the run-up to the national election in May, police said on Sunday, raising fears of a fresh round of clashes.
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Four bodies found in India's volatile northeast, army deployed

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 14:50
By Biswajyoti Das GUWAHATI India (Reuters) - The bodies of four men have been recovered from a river in a remote part of northeastern India that saw sectarian violence in the run-up to the national election in May, police said on Sunday, raising fears of a fresh round of clashes. Any new flare-up would be an early test of whether new Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a Hindu nationalist who swept to ...
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Indian villagers protest as 4 missing found dead

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 14:11
GAUHATI, India (AP) — Police on 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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Indian villagers protest as 4 missing found dead

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 14:11
GAUHATI, India (AP) — Police on 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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Indian police find bodies of 4 missing traders

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 12:48
GAUHATI, India (AP) — Police on 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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Indian police find bodies of 4 missing traders

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 12:48
GAUHATI, India (AP) — Police on 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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Top Asian News at 9:30 a.m. GMT

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 10:32
GAUHATI, India (AP) — A crude bomb exploded Saturday in India's troubled northeast, wounding at least six passersby, and authorities searched for four Muslim traders believed to be abducted by a rebel group in the region. The improvised device went off near the Manipur University complex in Imphal, the capital of Manipur state.
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Top Asian News at 9:00 a.m. GMT

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 10:02
GAUHATI, India (AP) — A crude bomb exploded Saturday in India's troubled northeast, wounding at least six passersby, and authorities searched for four Muslim traders believed to be abducted by a rebel group in the region. The improvised device went off near the Manipur University complex in Imphal, the capital of Manipur state.
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Crude bomb blast wounds 6 in India; 4 men abducted

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 09:58
GAUHATI, India (AP) — A crude bomb exploded Saturday in India's troubled northeast, wounding at least six passersby, and authorities searched for four Muslim traders believed to be abducted by a rebel group in the region.
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Crude bomb blast wounds 6 in India; 4 men abducted

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 09:58
GAUHATI, India (AP) — A crude bomb exploded Saturday in India's troubled northeast, wounding at least six passersby, and authorities searched for four Muslim traders believed to be abducted by a rebel group in the region.
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Crude bomb blast wounds 6 in India

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 09:13
GAUHATI, India (AP) — Police say a crude bomb has exploded in India's troubled northeast, wounding at least six passersby.
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Crude bomb blast wounds 6 in India

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 09:13
GAUHATI, India (AP) — Police say a crude bomb has exploded in India's troubled northeast, wounding at least six passersby.
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Tourists flock to Kashmir's 'ghost valley'

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:54
Once the scene of furious artillery shelling, Neelum Valley in Pakistan-administered Kashmir is enjoying peace dividend.
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India's BPCL shuts diesel unit at Mumbai refinery - sources

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 17:18
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - State-refiner Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd. has shut the diesel hydro desulphuriser at its 240,000 barrel per day (bpd) Mumbai refinery due to a technical problem, two industry sources ...
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In pictures: Buddhist festival brings Himalayan village to life with colourful show

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 12:23
Tawang, a mountain village in north-eastern India, hosts the annual Torgya Festival which is full of colourful dancing, music and theatre.
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