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    Kathmandu battles dengue fever

    Reuters . Kathmandu | Updated at 01:17am on September 16, 2019

    For Prabina Maharjan, it started with a headache, which then turned into fever and body pain. When she finally turned up at the Sukraraj Tropical...

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    12 dead, dozens missing in India boat capsize

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:12am on September 16, 2019

    At least 12 people drowned and dozens were missing after a tour boat capsized on an Indian river Sunday, police and local media reports said,...

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    Protests mount in Kashmir

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 12:49am on September 16, 2019

    Kashmir has seen an average of nearly 20 protests per day against Indian rule over the last six weeks despite a security lockdown to quell...

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    Pakistan summons Afghan, Indian diplomats

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 05:43pm on September 15, 2019

    Pakistan has summoned diplomats from Afghanistan and India after several shooting incidents along two different borders killed four Pakistani soldiers and a civilian woman...

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    Final Assam NRC published

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    The final list of Assam National Register of Citizens with individual statuses of all the 3.30 crore applicants has been published online, reports India Today....

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    12 drown in India  religious ceremony

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:34am on September 14, 2019

    Twelve people drowned in a lake in central India on Friday morning when their boats capsized during a religious ceremony, authorities said. The boats carrying...

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    Kashmir crackdown will spur global Muslim extremism: Pak PM

    Reuters . Islamabad/ Muzaffarabad | Updated at 12:17am on September 14, 2019

    India’s crackdown on protests and dissent in Kashmir will drive more of the world’s Muslims into extremism, Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan said during a...

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    Delhi announces plan to combat air pollution

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    A plan to combat air pollution in New Delhi was announced by authorities Friday, as the Indian capital looks to lighten the toxic smog blanket...

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    You can silence Assam but not Bengal: Mamata

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:15am on September 13, 2019

    West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee upped the ante against citizenship screening exercise in the state by alleging that NRC was a mere tactic to...

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    Post Assam NRC, Nagaland issues advisory on illegal immigrants

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:47am on September 12, 2019

    The Nagaland home department on Tuesday issued an advisory against possible influx of illegal immigrants to the state, reports Hindustan Times. The advisory issued as...