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    Flashpoint Indian temple closes without admitting women

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 06:10pm on October 23, 2018

    The latest window for worship at a flashpoint Indian shrine has closed without a single female devotee of menstruating age being admitted, despite a court...

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    Imran Khan vows to hold peace talks with India

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 05:53pm on October 23, 2018

    Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan Tuesday vowed to hold peace talks with arch-rival India following elections in the neighbouring country, after a similar offer from...

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    Three held over bid to blackmail India’s Paytm founder

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 04:49pm on October 23, 2018

    Indian police have detained three people, including the spokeswoman of the country’s biggest digital payments company Paytm, over an alleged bid to...

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    RBI’s monetary policy committee highlights inflation spike risk

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on October 21, 2018

    The Reserve Bank of India’s monetary policy committee sees a risk of rising headline inflation from high crude oil prices and a weak rupee, indicating...

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    Autonomy curbed

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on October 21, 2018

    ALL federations make foreign affairs a central subject. But none render the states as dependent on the centre as India does. Chief ministers take its...

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    Imported Indian rice force closure of 600 Naogaon rice mills

    United News of Bangladesh . Naogaon | Updated at 02:16pm on October 20, 2018

    With the rice imported from neighbouring India selling at lower prices, the demand for the local varieties is on the decline, pushing 600 rice mills...

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    BSF guns down Bangladeshi in Thakurgaon   

    United News of Bangladesh . Thakurgaon | Updated at 10:56am on October 20, 2018

    A Bangladeshi national was gunned down by members of Indian Border Security Force in Kantibhita border in Baliadangi of Thaurgaon early Saturday. The deceased was...

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    At least 59 killed as train hits crowd in Amritsar

    Reuters . Amritsar | Updated at 10:24pm on October 19, 2018

    At least 50 people were killed Friday after a train plowed into revellers gathered to watch a Hindu festival in India's northern Amritsar city, police...

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    Sri Lanka reverses $300m China housing deal ahead of PM’s India visit

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on October 19, 2018

    Sri Lanka has reversed a decision to award a $300-million housing deal to China in favour of a joint venture with an Indian company, the...

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    MeToo: AMMA attacks Akshay, Aamir

    Culture Desk | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2018

    Siddiqui, actor and secretary of AMMA slammed Bollywood actors Akshay Kumar and Aamir Khan for refusing to work with artistes based on allegations reports Hindustan...

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