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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    More toilets not the answer to India's sanitation woes: study

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 10:16pm by AP

    ... India needs to look beyond building toilets and focus on educating the masses and changing centuries-old habits and people's preferences for doing their business outdoors. For the study, ...

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    India's Hindu nationalist party BJP plans crackdown on beef exports

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:05am by Reuters

    ... to the party's core constituency of Hindus who abhor eating beef. The party has also said it would outlaw cow slaughter in the only two states where it is permitted, and wants to stamp out illegal ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    Eating meat makes you steal and commit sex crimes: Indian textbook

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mumbai Eating meat is school textbook's poison The pros and cons of meat-eating may be the subject of debate for nutritionists, but one Indian school textbook ... Education said books were chosen by individual schools and not monitored for content. Despite a culture of vegetarianism and a religious taboo over eating beef, Indians are consuming more meat ...

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    Ghost stories find fertile ground in Indian city of Calcutta

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 02:45am by NYT

    ... behaviour and the fate suffered in the pre-paranormal past. Some look like forest owls, others enjoy eating fish or stealing from you. Still others lure you to your death by feigning the voice ... and love of storytelling. "Ghost myths are so prevalent because everyone told us as kids that ghosts would come if we didn't eat our food," said Harish Ramchandani, steward ...

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    School headmistress and husband charged with murder after Indian school poisonings

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 03:42pm by Associated Press in Patna

    ... Associated Press in Patna Meena Kumari and Arjun Rai could face the death penalty if convicted A school headmistress and her husband have been charged with murder after 23 children died from eating pesticide-contaminated lunches in July at the school in eastern India, police said on Tuesday. The trial of Meena Kumari and her husband was expected to begin soon, said police ...

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    Aam Aadmi Party vows to clean up India's corrupt political scene

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 01:58am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... to sound nervous, not because he may win, but because his support will eat into their share of the vote. One survey showed the AAP had increased its likely vote share from 15 per cent in August ...

  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Reports confirm insecticide in deadly Indian school food

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 05:29pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Patna Post-mortem reports on 22 children who died this week after eating a school lunch in eastern India confirmed that insecticide was either in the food or cooking ... soon after eating rice, lentils, soya and potatoes, and soon 22 of them were dead and dozens were hospitalised. The 25 children and the school cook still being treated in the hospital ...

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    Fearful Indian children refuse free school meals after deaths

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 02:40pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Patna Thousands of school children were refusing free meals in poverty-stricken eastern India, fearful of being poisoned, after 22 children died from eating lunch apparently contaminated with insecticide, officials said on Thursday. The children, aged four to 12, died after eating lentils, vegetables and rice cooked at a village school in the state of Bihar ...

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    Indian school head arrested over mass poisoning

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 08:30pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Patna Police on Wednesday arrested the head of a school in eastern India where 23 students died after eating food contaminated with pesticide, an officer said. “The ... framing charges,” the official said by telephone. The children, aged four to 12, died after eating a free lunch of lentils, potatoes and rice cooked at the school in a poverty-stricken village ...

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    High price to pay for free school lunches in India

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 04:24pm by AFP

    ... lunches The fatal poisoning of 23 Indian children has rocked trust in the world's largest free school meals scheme, but some pupils have no choice but to eat the lunches. The nationwide ... as school meal kills dozens of children Tens of thousands of children were reported to be refusing to eat their lunches in the immediate aftermath of the tragedy. While there has been widespread ...




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