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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

    ... to have the world's worst sanitation record despite spending US$3 billion since 1986 on sanitation programmes, according to government figures. The country is now gearing up to spend 10 times ... Indian and US researchers looked into the effects of a 2011 government sanitation campaign in 100 villages in the eastern state of Orissa. They found almost no improvement in childhood rates ...

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    India Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces damages claims in US court over Gujarat riots

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:22pm by Reuters in New Delhi

    ... Reuters in New Delhi Non-profit human rights group the American justice Centre pursues damages in US court against Indian leader over 2002 anti-Muslim riots in Gujarat state A US court has ... a US visa in 2005 under the terms of a 1998 US law that bars entry to foreigners who have committed “particularly severe violations of religious freedom”. At least 1,000 people, most of them ...

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    Delhi women rush for guns after fatal gang rape

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... of India reported. There are estimated to be 40 million guns in India, the second highest number in the world after the US. Licences are hard to obtain and most are illegal weapons, many ... The Guardian in New Delhi Hundreds of applications for firearms licences underpins the sense of insecurity in the wake of sexual attack and murder of student A rush for guns in Delhi after ...

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    India’s intelligence agency fears violence over Indira Gandhi film

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:38pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Violence fear over Indira Gandhi film India's intelligence agency has warned of potential violence around the release of Kaum De Heere, a Punjabi film which portrays the assassination of India's former prime minister Indira Gandhi. The film tells the story of her assassins, Sikh bodyguards who turned against Gandhi following Operation Blue Star, a military ...

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    Indian PM Narendra Modi ups fashion ante for maiden US visit

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 01:13pm by AFP

    ... might adopt a more sober suit and tie for his US visit. But Costa, who defines his label as “focusing on modern masculinity and flattering functionality”, is keeping the garment bag firmly ... god I’m doing what I love,” Costa said. Modi’s White House welcome will be a remarkable transformation for a man once refused a US visa, after being accused of failing to stop 2002 riots ...

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    Indian PM Narendra Modi to fast during debut US visit

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 04:43am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New Delhi Modi to fast during debut US visit Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will observe a strict religious fast during his first trip to the United States, aides have ... Assembly, a rally of Indian Americans at New York's Madison Square Garden and talks with US President Barack Obama in Washington. "In the US, you will not see him having dinner or lunch ...

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi says al-Qaeda will fail in India: CNN

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:25pm by Reuters in New Delhi

    ... riots in 2002 when he was chief minister of the eastern state of Gujarat. More than 1,000 people, mainly Muslims, died in the violence. Muslims make up some 15 per cent of the Indian population, ... with the Indian Express newspaper criticised those comments and said his party would give seats to Muslims in local elections. Ahead of a forthcoming visit to meet US President Barack Obama, Narendra Modi ...

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    Indian court convicts powerful politician and former film star of corruption

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 08:34pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangalore Veteran politician and former film star Jayalalithaa Jayaram convicted of corruption in case that first began in 1997 Ex-film star politician jailed for graft Violence broke out in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu after Jayalalithaa Jayaram, a former film star who became one of the country's most colourful and controversial ...

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    India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi set to rock Madison Square Garden

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 10:58pm by Reuters

    ... by a foreign leader on US soil when he takes the stage on Sunday in Madison Square Garden before around 18,000 people. Thousands more are expected to pack New York's Times Square to watch his ... will cut bureaucracy and focus on people," said Dr Dinesh Patel, chief of arthroscopic surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, who arrived in the US more than 50 years ago. Patel, ...

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    India’s low-cost Mars mission enters last lap as spacecraft prepares to enter orbit

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:19pm

    ... of the space race. A successful outcome for the US$74 million mission would stiffen Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s resolve to build new space launch facilities capable of handling heavier satellites, ... V Koteswara Rao If the spacecraft does manage to enter orbit around Mars on September 24, India would become the first country to succeed on its first try. European, US and Russian probes have managed ...




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