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Brain disease kills 97 Indian children, 'heat curfew' imposed

The heatwave – India's second-longest on record – has prompted authorities in part of the northern state, one of the country's poorest, to impose curfew-like restrictions

The heatwave – India's second-longest on record – has prompted authorities in part of ...

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Brain disease kills 97 Indian children, 'heat curfew' imposed

Authorities say locals captured and killed the wolf after it attacked their livestock

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Rare wolf killed in Bangladesh after first appearance in decades

Senior health official Vijay Kumar says 49 people have died in 3 districts of the Magadh ...

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Severe heat kills dozens in India's Bihar state

The online stream of regional minister Shaukat Yousafzai speaking with journalists goes ...

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Pakistan politician does livestream with cat whiskers, ears

Vayu is classified as a very severe cyclonic storm and India officials are scrambling to ...

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Cyclone heading for western India strengthens

Archbishop of Colombo, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith leads reconsecration of newly restored ...

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Bombed Catholic church in Sri Lanka attacks reopens

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev pledges 'different opinions, united nation' would be the slogan of ...

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Successor to longtime Kazakh ruler is sworn in as president

The Hindu girl is killed over an unpaid loan of $144. Police say the child was thrashed, ...

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Indian town on edge after murder of 2-year-old

The 14-strong team sent by Nepal spends about 6 weeks scouring for litter from base camp ...

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Trash from the top of the world handed over for recycling in Nepal

The case of Fatehveer Singh captured national attention after he fell into the 33-meter ...

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Indian toddler dies after 110 hours down well