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W Hotels Worldwide Set to Strengthen Its China Presence with the Debut W Shenyang in 2019

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 15:07
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced an agreement with Shenyang Huaqiang Jinlang City Square Properties Co., Ltd. to debut the W Hotels brand in Shenyang, a Northeast China province.
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Indian girls hanged from mango tree may have been honour killings by their families, say police

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 09:55
Officers in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh will now investigate the victims' families, with relatives undergoing 'narco-analysis', whereby they will be interviewed under the influence of 'truth drugs'.
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China talks trade, economic potential on visit to new India government

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 14:39
By Tommy Wilkes and Frank Jack Daniel NEW DELHI (Reuters) - China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi promised on Sunday to help India's economic development and emphasised that the two countries see eye-to-eye of most issues, playing down difference over a trade deficit and a festering border dispute. Wang was visiting India as a special envoy of China's president on a two-day trip designed to show ...
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China talks trade, economic potential on visit to new India government

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 14:39
China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi promised on Sunday to help India's economic development and emphasised that the two countries see eye-to-eye of most issues, playing down difference over a trade deficit and a festering border dispute. Wang was visiting India as a special envoy of China's president on a two-day trip designed to show Beijing's interest in improving cooperation between the world's ...
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Suspected rebels kill 2 police in northeast India

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 07:02
GAUHATI, India (AP) — Suspected insurgents have ambushed and killed two policemen in the rebels' stronghold in India's remote northeast.
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Ally of India's Modi says rape 'sometimes right, sometimes wrong'

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 13:26
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A lawmaker from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party has described rape as a social crime, saying "sometimes it's right, sometimes it's wrong", in the latest controversial remarks by an Indian politician about rape.
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Ally of India's Modi says rape 'sometimes right, sometimes wrong'

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 13:09
By Sruthi Gottipati NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A lawmaker from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party has described rape as a social crime, saying "sometimes it's right, sometimes it's wrong", in the latest controversial remarks by an Indian politician about rape. The political leaders of Uttar Pradesh, the state where two cousins aged 12 and 14 were raped and hanged last week, have faced ...
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Indian woman shot dead for resisting rape

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 09:36
A 35-year-old mother of four killed by rebels in northeast Meghalaya state in latest string of sexual crimes in country.
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Indian woman shot dead for resisting rape

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 08:59
A 35-year-old mother of four killed by rebels in northeast Meghalaya state in latest string of sexual crimes in country.
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India 'green village' turns tables on hunters

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 07:56
Conservation efforts of remote community in Nagaland state are being hailed as model for protecting the environment.
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Sri Lanka again rejects devolving police powers to ease tension with Tamils

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 14:16
By Ranga Sirilal and Shihar Aneez COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka on Wednesday again rejected devolving police powers to the provinces as requested by new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and required by the constitution as a means to ease tension with minority Tamils. Sri Lanka agreed with India in 1987 to devolve powers, including over police and land, to a regional level as a means to ...
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In Pictures: Manipur embraces transgenders

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 15:45
Community's economic success attributed to increased acceptance and respect by society in India's northeastern state.
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Lightning kills 13 people in eastern India

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 09:27
Severe storms have blasted northern parts of the country over the past few days.
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Eyeing Pakistan and China, India's Modi bolsters security team

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sun, 06/01/2014 - 01:29
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi has chosen a daring former spy with years of experience in dealing with Pakistan as his national security adviser, a move officials say signals a more muscular approach to New Delhi's traditional enemy.
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Eyeing Pakistan and China, India's Modi bolsters security team

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sun, 06/01/2014 - 01:11
By Sanjeev Miglani NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi has chosen a daring former spy with years of experience in dealing with Pakistan as his national security adviser, a move officials say signals a more muscular approach to New Delhi's traditional enemy. The choice of Ajit Doval, alongside former Indian army chief General V.K. Singh as a federal minister for the ...
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Train accident kills at least 40 in northern India

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 16:19
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — An express train plowed into a parked freight train in northern India on Monday, killing at least 40 people and reducing cars to heaps of torn and twisted metal, officials said.
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Train accident kills at least 40 in north India

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 11:14
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — An express train slammed into a parked freight train in northern India on Monday, killing at least 40 people, officials said.
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Train accident kills at least 20 in north India

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 09:41
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — An express train slammed into a parked freight train in northern India on Monday, killing at least 20 people, officials said.
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Top Asian News at 10:00 p.m. GMT

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 23:03
NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of people welcomed India's next prime minister in the capital on Saturday after he led his party to a resounding election victory, with Narendra Modi flashing a victory sign to his cheering supporters and telling them that the win "created a new confidence among people." Results announced Friday from the weeks-long polls showed that Modi and the Hindu nationalist ...
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