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Muslim man beaten to death in India on suspicion of smuggling cows

Muslim man beaten to death in India on suspicion of smuggling cows

Suspected vigilantes on Saturday killed a Muslim man transporting two cows in India, just 15 months after a similar attack spotlighted the growing influence of pro-Hindu fringe groups. Many Hindus regard the cow as sacred, but India’s Muslim minority engages in the trade of cattle for slaughter and consumption, chiefly of buffalo meat, as well […]

July 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
India wildlife reserve park devastated by monsoon floods

India wildlife reserve park devastated by monsoon floods

Rising floodwaters have inundated large parts of a famous wildlife reserve park in northeastern India, killing more than 225 animals and forcing hundreds of other animals to flee, the park director said Saturday. Around 15 rhinos, 185 deer and at least one Royal Bengal tiger have died in the devastating floods that have submerged almost […]

August 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
At least 20 dead,10 missing as boat capsizes in India

At least 20 dead,10 missing as boat capsizes in India

At least 20 people died Saturday after a boat carrying some 40 revellers returning from a kite festival capsized in the Ganges river in eastern India, police said. “We can confirm that 20 people have died. Rescue operations are on to find those still missing,” Manu Maharaj, senior police superintendent, told. TV footage showed emergency […]

January 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Pakistan says India can’t wish away Kashmir rift

Pakistan says India can’t wish away Kashmir rift

Sep 23, – Pakistan’s foreign ministry has criticized India for terming Pakistan a “terrorist state” during the U.N. General Assembly. The latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local): 11 p.m. An Indian diplomat did so late Wednesday after Pakistan demanded a U.N. investigation of India’s suppression of protests in disputed Kashmir. […]

September 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Measles behind Myanmar outbreak that has killed 30

Measles behind Myanmar outbreak that has killed 30

Aug 06, – The outbreak has struck the far corner of Myanmar’s northern Sagaing region, a remote and mountainous area which borders eastern India and is populated by people from the Naga tribes. Myanmar health officials have confirmed that a measles outbreak is behind the deaths of more than 30 people, mostly children, in a […]

August 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
Killing of 2 civilians triggers protests in Indian Kashmir

Killing of 2 civilians triggers protests in Indian Kashmir

Aug  03, – Police and witnesses said the protesters defied the security restrictions to demand an end to Indian rule in the disputed region. Tens of thousands of people rallied in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday to protest the overnight killings of two civilians by government forces amid a nearly monthlong security lockdown. At least six […]

August 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
At least 20 killed as flyover collapses in India’s Kolkata

At least 20 killed as flyover collapses in India’s Kolkata

Mar 31, – The flyover was under construction when a 100-metre (330-feet) section collapsed suddenly onto a crowded street around lunchtime, crushing pedestrians, cars and other vehicles under huge concrete slabs and metal. Hundreds of emergency workers in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata battled Thursday to rescue dozens of people still trapped after a […]

March 31, 2016 | By | Reply More
Nepal quake survivor drank urine while trapped for 82 hours

Nepal quake survivor drank urine while trapped for 82 hours

Apr 29, – Rishi Khanal, 27, had just finished lunch at a hotel in Kathmandu and had gone up to the second floor when everything suddenly started to move and fall apart. He was struck by falling masonry and trapped with his foot crushed under rubble. A man pulled from the rubble of a collapsed […]

April 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
Nepal earthquake- Death toll crosses 3,700, rescue operations in full swing

Nepal earthquake- Death toll crosses 3,700, rescue operations in full swing

Apr 27, – That number represented a jump of 500 from earlier on Monday. Some in the government fear the toll from Saturday’s 7.9 magnitude quake could rise to as much as 5,000. The number of people killed in Nepal by the Himalayan country’s worst earthquake in eight decades has risen to 3,726, a home […]

April 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
India warns Pakistan of ‘high price’ after 5 more civilians killed in worst fighting for years

India warns Pakistan of ‘high price’ after 5 more civilians killed in worst fighting for years

Oct 09, – Five civilians were killed and thousands took refuge in camps in the disputed region of Kashmir on Wednesday after some of the most intense fighting between nuclear-armed neighbours Pakistan and India in a decade. A total of nine Pakistani and eight Indian civilians have been killed since fighting erupted more than week […]

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