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    BGB seizes 9.5 kg gunpowder in Chapainawabganj

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:26am on December 13, 2018

    The Border Guard Bangladesh seized 9.5 kilograms of gunpowder along the Bangladesh-India border in Kukripara area under Shibganj police station in Chapainawabganj on Wednesday....

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    Indian voters boot out cow, happiness ministers in state elections

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:51am on December 13, 2018

    India’s only dedicated ‘cow minister’ has been dumped in state elections, ending a controversial tenure that saw hundreds of the sacred animals starve to death...

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    India sugar output may drop next year

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on December 13, 2018

    India’s sugar production could fall in 2019/20 as farmers are struggling to plant cane because of a drought in two of the country’s top producing...

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    A fiercely contested landscape

    Vidya Subrahmaniam  | Updated at 12:00am on December 13, 2018

    IF CELEBRATIONS have broken out in Congress offices across the country, few will grudge it considering that its success in the Hindi heartland comes after...

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    Ilhan, Rashida and Rahul

    Jawed Naqvi  | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2018

    THE young politician shows up at Mount Kailash in Tibet, and proclaims his youthful Hindu-ness in lighter sportswear than the freezing weather warrants....

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    Modi stares at defeat in Indian state elections

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2018

    India’s ruling party looked set Tuesday for stinging election defeats in at least two stronghold states, in a big blow to prime minister Narendra Modi...

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    Why the ‘Me Too’ movement in India is succeeding at last

    Raksha Kumar | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    THIS year, I’ve been a part of the Me Too revival in India, having joined countless other women in naming and shaming our abusers....

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    Historian Mushirul Hasan no more

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:02pm on December 10, 2018

    Indian historian Mushirul Hasan, who worked extensively on partition of the Indian sub-continent, passed away on Monday. He was 69. Mushirul was the vice-chancellor of...

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    India end 10-year Australia drought

    Agence France-Presse . Adelaide | Updated at 01:21pm on December 10, 2018

    India won their first Test on Australian soil in a decade Monday, bowling out the home side in a nail-biting finale to clinch the opening...

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    Thousands rally in Delhi for Ram temple at Ayodhya

    Reuters. New Delhi | Updated at 02:25pm on December 09, 2018

    Thousands of Hindu monks and activists linked to prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party gathered in the Indian capital New Delhi on Sunday to...