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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    They're not from round here: Indian uranium boss dismisses deformities of villagers

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:48pm by BLOOM

    ... of deformed children in the villages around Jadugora led the Jharkhand High Court in February to demand an explanation from Uranium Corp and government agencies. The High Court wrote in its order ... at risk. Children living near the mines are "born with swollen heads, blood disorders and skeletal distortions", it said. Ananda Sen, the lawyer appointed by the court to review the case, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1558473/theyre-not-round-here-indian-uranium-boss-dismisses-deformities-villagers
  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    Coca-Cola plant in India closed by pollution authority

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 10:37pm by AFP

    ... beyond the permissible limits." The company has appealed against the closure order to India's environment court, the National Green Tribunal, saying the allegations are false. Hindustan ... that it was confident the courts would find that it had acted in the "best interests of the communities we serve". The company hit a hurdle earlier this year when local authorities said they would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536436/coca-cola-plant-india-closed-pollution-authority
  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian court hands down life sentences for four men convicted of gang rape

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 08:07pm by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi An Indian court sentenced four men to life in prison on Friday for raping a call-centre operator last year inside an abandoned textile mill in the financial hub of Mumbai. Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam said the Mumbai court delivered the maximum punishment to the four after finding them guilty of rape, unnatural sex and abduction. The court delayed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1454225/indian-court-hands-down-life-sentences-four-men-convicted-gang-rape
  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    The men who want to kill Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:07pm by Amrit Dhillon

    ... minister of Gujarat where, under his watch, 2,000 Muslims were massacred by Hindu mobs in 2002. For Islamic extremists, assassinating Modi would be sweet revenge. At a court hearing on May 16 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1535735/men-who-want-kill-indian-prime-ministe-narendra-modi
  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    Congress battles to avoid Indian poll wipe-out as BJP's Modi scents power

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:02am by AFP

    ... to supporters- was also making a final whirlwind appeal to voters. In the last days of the campaign, he has sought to cast off his polarising image and the BJP's religion-based reputation, pushing ... Campaigning in India's bitterly fought election entered its last day yesterday ahead of this week's final voting, with the Hindu-nationalist opposition already scenting victory. Rahul ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1509321/congress-battles-avoid-indian-poll-wipe-out-bjps-modi-scents-power
  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    India’s top court halts release of Rajiv Gandhi killers

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 03:20pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi Release blocked after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh denounced it as against all principles of justice India’s top court on Thursday blocked the release ... would be contrary to all principles of justice.” After agreeing to an urgent hearing, a Supreme Court bench ordered the Tamil Nadu government to maintain the “status quo” for three of the seven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1431853/indian-pm-manmohan-singh-denounces-plans-release-rajiv-gandhi-killers
  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Mumbai’s new metro begins services despite ticket price fight

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 11:05pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Mumbai The long-delayed commuter railway finally launches services as its operator and city officials continue to clash over fare levels Mumbai's new metro rolls at last despite price fight Mumbai's metro rail, delayed since 2011 and heading for a dispute with the government over fares, has started service. Thousands crowded a station to witness Hindu priests ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1528892/mumbais-new-metro-begins-services-despite-ticket-price-fight
  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    Power cuts amid heatwave sparks riots in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:33am by AP

    ... The High Court in the city of Allahabad is now hearing a petition alleging discrimination in power distribution, and has asked the government to explain why some regions were allegedly receiving ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1527700/power-cuts-amid-heatwave-sparks-riots-indian-state-uttar-pradesh
  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    India commutes death sentence for Rajiv Gandhi killers

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 02:42pm by AFP

    ... the May 21, 1991 murder of Gandhi by a female suicide bomber, but their appeal to the president in 2000 to spare them the hangman’s noose was only finally rejected in 2011. The lengthy delay ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi Supreme Court spares three men convicted of plotting 1991 assassination of former PM Rajiv Gandhi from gallows India’s Supreme Court commuted the death ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1430246/india-commutes-death-sentence-rajiv-gandhi-killers
  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    ‘Bachelor’ Narendra Modi finally owns up to having a wife

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 10:28pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ahmedabad Presidential favourite who brags about leading ascetic life lists spouse's name on poll form 'Bachelor' Modi finally owns up to having a wife Narendra Modi has finally acknowledged he is married, solving one of the biggest mysteries about the private life of the man tipped to be the next Indian prime minister. Modi, 63, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1474243/bachelor-narendra-modi-finally-owns-having-wife

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