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Scavengers in India risk health to sift coronavirus debris

Jul 24 2020

NEW DELHI Mansoor Khan and his wife Latifa Bibi have been collecting scraps of plastic and other items at an enormous landfill site on the outskirts of New Delhi for nearly 20 years.

Graduate teaches children in Delhi slum without access to online learning

Jul 09 2020

NEW DELHI In a squalid slum below a partially built flyover in eastern Delhi, Satyendra Pal stands by a whiteboard propped against a straw hut, with half a dozen children wearing masks and sitting on the floor looking up at him.

Dozens injured as activists clash with Delhi police in citizenship law protests

Dec 15 2019

NEW DELHI More than 100 activists protesting against a new Indian citizenship law were injured in New Delhi on Sunday as they clashed with police who used tear gas and baton charges to disperse demonstrators at a major university.

Clashes erupt in Delhi over citizenship law; Japan PM cancels visit

Dec 13 2019

NEW DELHI Violent clashes erupted in Delhi between police and hundreds of university students on Friday over the enactment of a new citizenship law that critics say undermines India's secular foundations. | Video

Jet Airways shares plunge, rivals race to grab grounded carrier's slots

Apr 18 2019

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI Jet Airways Ltd shares plunged on Thursday, battered by fears about whether the grounded Indian airline would fly again, even as carriers like rival SpiceJet rushed in to plug a supply gap in the wake of their rival's demise. | Video

Hindu hardliners force meat sellers to shut shop in New Delhi suburb

Oct 12 2018

GURGAON, India Indian Hindu hardliners are forcing meat sellers to shut shops in a New Delhi suburb that is home to global outsourcing firms, saying they must respect the feelings of majority Hindus celebrating a nine-day festival.

An umbrella for shade: Rohingya refugee boy works to support family

Nov 10 2017

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh Twelve-year-old Nur Hafes would rather be in school or playing football with friends at home in Myanmar.

Indian court jails self-styled 'godman' for 20 years, security tight

Aug 28 2017

ROHTAK, India An Indian judge sentenced a self-styled "godman", whose followers went on a deadly rampage after he was convicted of rape last week, to 20 years' jail on Monday, but a shoot-to-kill order, curfew and heavy police presence kept protesters at bay. | Video

Indian police issue shoot on sight order ahead of guru's sentencing

Aug 28 2017

ROHTAK, India Police in India issued orders on Monday to shoot protesters on sight ahead of the sentencing of a self-styled guru whose conviction for rape triggered deadly clashes last week.

Indian police issue shoot on sight order ahead of guru's sentencing

Aug 28 2017

ROHTAK, India, Aug 28 Police in India issued orders on Monday to shoot protesters on sight ahead of the sentencing of a self-styled guru whose conviction for rape triggered deadly clashes last week.

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