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    Flood toll in Indias Kerala rises to 445

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:35pm on August 26, 2018

    The death toll from devastating floods in the southern Indian state of Kerala rose to 445 Sunday with the discovery of 28 more bodies as...

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    Snake alert issued in India's flood-hit Kerala

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:30am on August 26, 2018

    Hospitals are readying anti-venom and flood victims returning home in the Indian state of Kerala have been told to stay alert as receding waters leave...

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    Like Muslim Brotherhood, RSS tries to crush all other ideas

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:30am on August 26, 2018

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday compared the RSS to the Muslim Brotherhood, a political Islamist group with strong presence in the Arab world, particularly...

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    Pakistan bans first-class air travel by top officials

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:05am on August 26, 2018

    In what appears to be unfolding of its agenda for ‘change’, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government on Friday imposed a ban on first-class air travel by...

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    India, China agree to expand military ties

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 01:56am on August 25, 2018

    India and China have agreed to expand their military ties and enhance interaction to ensure peace on their common border, India said after a meeting...

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    None arrested yet

    Our Correspondent . Khagrachari | Updated at 01:53am on August 25, 2018

    None was arrested even in six days of the gun attacks in Khagrachari that killed seven people, including four leaders of Chittagong Hill Tracts-based political...

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    Kerala angry after India rejects UAE $100m offer

    Agence France-Presse . Kochi | Updated at 01:50am on August 25, 2018

    Leaders of flood-stricken Kerala state angrily hit out at India’s national government Thursday for rejecting a $100 million aid offer from the United Arab Emirates...

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    Veteran Indian journalist Kuldip Nayar passes away

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:45am on August 23, 2018

    Kuldip Nayar, renowned veteran Indian journalist, author and human rights activist passed away on Thursday in Delhi. He was 95, reports the Indian Express. Nayar,...

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    Four killed as fire breaks out at Mumbai apartment

    Reuters | Updated at 02:45pm on August 22, 2018

    A fire in India’s financial hub of Mumbai killed four people and injured 16 on Wednesday, authorities said, as the blaze spread quickly through...

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    Taliban to take part in Moscow talks on Afghanistan on Sept 4

    Reuters. Moscow | Updated at 09:59pm on August 21, 2018

    The Taliban plans to take part in Afghanistan peace talks in Moscow on September 4, Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying by...