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India: 8 killed as Maoist rebels blow up bus carrying poll officials in Jharkand

India: 8 killed as Maoist rebels blow up bus carrying poll officials in Jharkand

Apr 24, – Eight police and election officials were killed when assailants – that police suspect were left-wing rebels – blew up a bus they were travelling on in Dumka, in the eastern state of Jharkhand, police spokesman Anurag Gupta said. Five of the dead were police. Five others were wounded. Jharkhand forms part of […]

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India: Maoist rebels kill at least 7 poll officials, seven others in Chhattisgarh attack

India: Maoist rebels kill at least 7 poll officials, seven others in Chhattisgarh attack

Apr 12, – At least 14 persons, including civilians, CRPF men and polling officials have died in multiple attacks by Maoists in Bastar region on Saturday. The first incident took place in Darbha, second in the region in less than a month, when the rebels ambushed a Sanjivani 108 ambulance around 12 pm. Some CRPF […]

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21 confirmed dead after eating school meal in India’s Bihar state

21 confirmed dead after eating school meal in India’s Bihar state

July 17, – An inquiry has begun and 200,000 rupees ($3,370) in compensation offered to the families of each of the dead. At least 21 children have died and dozens more have fallen sick after eating a tainted school meal in India’s eastern state of Bihar. The poisoning occurred at a government school in the […]

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Ten school children die, over 60 ill after eating mid-day meal in India

Ten school children die, over 60 ill after eating mid-day meal in India

July 17, – State Education Minister P.K. Shahi told media persons that preliminary investigation suggests that oil used to cook the meal was contaminated. “But everything will be clear only after the probe,” he said. At least 10 children died and over 60 children fell ill Tuesday after eating a mid-day meal at a state-run […]

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