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Dance bars, mobile phones and Chelsea jerseys: changing face of Bhutan

Jan 18 2018

THIMPHU For decades Bhutan had no television, no traffic lights and a culture that had barely changed in centuries.

India detains hundreds, cancels more than 300 trains after deadly 'godman' protests

Aug 26 2017

PANCHKULA, India Indian authorities have arrested hundreds of people and canceled more than 300 trains passing through two northern states after at least 29 people were killed in violent protests following the conviction of a self-styled 'godman'.

Indian protests after 'godman' convicted of rape kill 29

Aug 25 2017

PANCHKULA, India Violent protests erupted in India's Haryana state on Friday, killing at least 29 people, after a court convicted a self-styled "godman" of raping two women, angering thousands of his supporters who said he was innocent, the state chief minister said. | Video

Kashmir's stone-pelting protesters face off against pellet guns

Jul 07 2017

SRINAGAR Security forces using pellet guns to disperse crowds of stone-throwing young protesters in the Indian-ruled region of Himalayan Kashmir have killed more than 100 people, blinding hundreds and maiming thousands over the past year.

Uttar Pradesh holds second election round, amid row over exit poll

Feb 15 2017

DEOBAND, India/NEW DELHI Indians voted on Wednesday in the second round of a state election that is the biggest test of support for Prime Minister Narendra Modi since he rose to power three years ago, as controversy raged over the illegal publication of an exit poll.

India's Uttar Pradesh holds 2nd election round, amid row over exit poll

Feb 15 2017

DEOBAND, India/NEW DELHI, Feb 15 Indians voted on Wednesday in the second round of a state election that is the biggest test of support for Prime Minister Narendra Modi since he rose to power three years ago, as controversy raged over the illegal publication of an exit poll.

Villagers in India's Himalayan landscape grapple with tourism boom

Oct 12 2016

LEH, India Villagers nestled high in the Indian Himalayas are grappling with lifestyle changes in the world's fastest-growing major economy that are eroding their age-old Buddhist culture but opening up new opportunities.

Victims of clashes overwhelm hospital in Indian Kashmir

Aug 19 2016

SRINAGAR, India More than 40 days of clashes between protesters and security forces have overwhelmed the main hospital in Indian-administered Kashmir, where some patients with severe injuries said they had been beaten in their homes by troops.

Police deal with four security alerts in Northern Ireland

Feb 05 2015

BELFAST Police in Northern Ireland were dealing with four separate security alerts on Thursday, including an explosion under a car in the capital Belfast, but no one was injured and it was unclear if the incidents were linked to political violence.

Police deal with four security alerts in Northern Ireland

Feb 05 2015

BELFAST Police in Northern Ireland were dealing with four separate security alerts on Thursday, including an explosion under a car in the capital Belfast, but no one was injured and it was unclear if the incidents were linked to political violence.

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