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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian teenager Shweta Katti overcomes childhood torment to win scholarship to New York

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mumbai Teen beats childhood torment to win scholarship An Indian teenager who grew up in Mumbai's red-light district facing poverty and sexual abuse has ... and activist Malala Yousufzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban. It is a long way from Katti's childhood experiences of abuse and harassment in the notorious Kamathipura neighbourhood ...

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    Lakshmi, a ‘stomach-churning’ film on child trafficking, opens in India

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 11:00pm by AFP

    ... spite of the abuse they had endured, these women were having a normal conversation with me which was a testimony to their resilience," the director said. Lakshmi, an independent film ...

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    India police launch sedition probe after students cheer Pakistan team

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 06:36pm by AFP

    ... forces have been fighting militant groups seeking independence or the merger of the territory with Pakistan, with repressive policing and human rights abuses feeding into local anti-India ...

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    Contest in New Delhi as parents fight to get children into nursery schools

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:13am by The Guardian

    ... resort to lotteries, which until now have taken place behind closed doors, presenting opportunities for abuse. With a population of 16 million, greater Delhi faces an acute schools crisis. ...

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    Wife of Indian minister Shashi Tharoor 'died of drug overdose'

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi Minister's wife killed by drug overdose: report The wife of Indian minister Shashi Tharoor, who was found dead in a luxury hotel after accusing her husband of having an affair, is thought to have died of a drug overdose. Tharoor, 57, the junior human resources development minister, found his wife Sunanda Pushkar dead on Friday in her ...

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    Two men arrested in New Delhi over alleged gang-rape of Danish tourist

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 03:11pm by AFP

    ... Danish ambassador Freddy Svane said the embassy was providing assistance to the woman. The case comes after a Polish woman was allegedly drugged and raped by a taxi driver this month while ...

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    Calcutta anger as double gang-rape victim set on fire and burns to death

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 05:49pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Calcutta Double gang-rape victim burnt to death An Indian teenager who was gang-raped in two separate attacks has died after being set on fire, sparking protests in Calcutta. The girl, 16, was assaulted on October 26 and again the day after by a group of more than six men near her family's home in Madhyagram town, just north of the city. The second rape ...

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    Cancer drug maker Novartis loses India patent battle

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 01:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi Landmark ruling could help the poor get access to affordable medicines India’s Supreme Court rejected on Monday a patent bid by Swiss drug giant Novartis in a landmark ruling that activists say will protect access to cheap generic drugs and save lives in developing nations. Novartis fought a seven-year legal battle to gain patent protection ...

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    Indian diplomat strip-searched by police, US admits amid Delhi fury

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 03:28pm by AFP

    ... handcuffing, stripping and cavity searches, swabbing, in a holdup with common criminals and drug addicts were all being imposed upon me despite my incessant assertions of immunity," she wrote. ...

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    Indian dentists get life in prison for daughter’s murder

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 07:40pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ghazibad Rajesh and Nupur Talwar sentenced to life in prison for slitting the throats of their teenage daughter and servant An Indian dentist couple were sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday for slitting the throats of their teenage daughter and servant in a case that transfixed the nation, a lawyer said. A judge handed the sentence to Rajesh and Nupur ...




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