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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Four students killed, more missing after Indian dam unleashes ‘wall of water’

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:59pm by Reuters, AFP

    ... but were hit by a wall of water after the river Beas, in the mountainous northern state of Himachal Pradesh, spiked dangerously high yesterday. Some 50 engineering students from an engineering ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    Modi taps ex-spy, former general for key Indian security posts

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:12am by Reuters

    ... his priority is to develop the northeast in order to narrow the gap with Chinese investment in roads and railways on its side of the frontier. India is also creating a new mountain corps ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    1962 Sino-Indian war still stirs bitter controversy

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 08:56pm by AFP

    ... by the Indian military said Delhi's policy of forward deployment in the high mountains had increased the chances of conflict. The Bharatiya Janata Party, the front-runner in elections beginning ...

  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    Tamil Nadu’s chief minister eyes role on national stage at federal election

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 09:23pm by Reuters

    ... including one last week near Tiruvannamalai, a holy site where Hindu pilgrims, in an act of devotion, walk around a mountain barefoot at full moon. "She is the only one who gives voice ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    India moves to ease visa restrictions to attract tourists

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 04:09pm by AFP

    ... beaches and mountains, India attracts relatively few foreign holidaymakers - 6.58 million in 2012, which was about a quarter of Thailand or Malaysia, for example. In 2009, it tightened ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Building collapses kill 11 in western India’s Gujarat

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 02:55pm by AP

    ... and search for survivors in the mountain of twisted metal, concrete slabs, bricks and mortar. Taparia said the cause of the collapse was not immediately clear. Police officials said there had been ...

  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Tens of thousands line up to cast votes in Bhutan

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 03:46pm by Associated Press in Gauhati

    ... says election authorities have set up 850 polling stations, including in hard-to-reach mountain villages. Nearly 382,000 people are eligible to elect a 47-member National Assembly, he said. ...

  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    More than 5,500 may have died in northern India floods

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 01:01am by AFP

    ... and cars. “The total number of people still missing is 4,500,” Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna told a news conference in mountainous Uttarakhand state capital Dehradun on Monday. Late last month ...

  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    Children die in Indian school bus crash

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 02:25pm by AFP

    ... for its treacherous roads, at least 15 people were killed and 25 injured when a bus carrying passengers returning from a wedding veered off a narrow mountain road. The vehicle tumbled 250 metres ...

  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    At least 1,000 may have died in floods in Indian Himalayan state

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... as usual have hit Uttarakhand, known as the "Land of the Gods", where Hindu shrines and temples built high in the mountains attract many pilgrims. "There are some 3,000 of us stuck ...




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