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Narendra Modi Condemns Evict Muslims Statement

Narendra Modi Condemns Evict Muslims Statement

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 11:49

In an attempt to lure Muslim voters, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) frontrunner Narendra Modi on Tuesday condemned virulent anti-Muslim remarks by a one-time associate as he sought to keep attention on his core message of development and corruption-free administration. [caption id="attachment_36801" align="alignright" width="384"]...

Six killed in Everest Avalanche

Six killed in Everest Avalanche

Friday, April 18, 2014 12:32

At least six climbers have been killed after an avalanche struck Mount Everest early Friday, with all of the dead believed to be Nepalese sherpas working on the peak ahead of the start of the climbing season, officials said Monday. [caption id="attachment_36794" align="alignright" width="360"]...

368 Rescued over 100 Missing After Korean Ferry Sinks

368 Rescued over 100 Missing After Korean Ferry Sinks

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:09

More than 100 people remained missing on Wednesday after a South Korean ferry with 477 people aboard capsized off the country's southwest coast, Yonhap news agency said. Yonhap and YTN television said 368 people had been rescued from the vessel, which sank after issuing a distress call early ...

Leaders Seek to Exploit Polarisation (Indian Election)

Leaders Seek to Exploit Polarisation (Indian Election)

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 10:33

In the last phase of the election campaign in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh (UP), all parties are seeking polarisation and the speeches of Congress’s Imran Masood, Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Amit Shah and various religious leaders – entering the fray – have spiced up the ...

Narendra Modi will be bad for Pakistan and India

Narendra Modi will be bad for Pakistan and India

Friday, April 11, 2014 9:51

What kind of relationship would India have with Pakistan if Narendra Modi assumes office come May? Would he be a threat to its western neighbour? Will his presence at the helm revive fresh fears in the region? [caption id="attachment_36548" align="alignright" width="384"]...

Communal Violence Casts Shadow over Muzaffarnagar Polls (India)

Communal Violence Casts Shadow over Muzaffarnagar Polls (India)

Thursday, April 10, 2014 11:40

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stalwart and PM candidate Narendra Modi’s right-hand man Amit Shah, speaking to a rally of nationalist Hindus, called for ‘badla’ – revenge – for the insults that the Hindu Jaat community sustained during the deadly sectarian riots that engulfed Muzaffarnagar district in Uttar ...

Bachelor Modi Admits he is Married

Bachelor Modi Admits he is Married

Thursday, April 10, 2014 11:26

Election frontrunner Narendra Modi has acknowledged for the first time that he is married, solving one of the biggest mysteries about the private life of the man tipped to be India's next prime minister. [caption id="attachment_36534" align="alignright" width="360"] ...

Australian Ship Trawls for Signals from Missing Malaysian Plane

Australian Ship Trawls for Signals from Missing Malaysian Plane

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 10:27

An Australian ship which picked up possible "pings" from the black box recorders of a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner has been unable to detect any further signals and time is running out to narrow the massive search, officials said on Tuesday. [caption id="attachment_36496" align="alignnone" width="600"]...

Sri Lankan Suffers Heart Attack After Betting on India

Sri Lankan Suffers Heart Attack After Betting on India

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 12:15

A Sri Lankan fruit seller suffered a massive heart attack and died after he lost a $300 bet that India would win the cricket World T20 tournament, police said Monday. [caption id="attachment_36470" align="alignnone" width="600"] Sri Lankans[/caption] S. P. Kumara placed ...

If Modi Wins Election Neighbours Can Expect a More Muscular India

If Modi Wins Election Neighbours Can Expect a More Muscular India

Monday, March 31, 2014 11:08

India will get tougher on territorial disputes with China and in its old rivalry with Pakistan if opposition leader Narendra Modi becomes the prime minister in May after a general election, two of his aides said. [caption id="attachment_36440" align="alignright" width="378"]...