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Danish Siddiqui

Portraits of a dynasty: North Korea's ever-present Kims

Sep 24 2018

PYONGYANG One of the first things any traveler to North Korea notices is a huge portrait of Kim Il Sung, pictured in front of an airplane and workers alongside the road as you drive out of Pyongyang International Airport. It's an image that soon becomes very familiar.

Hope trundles into remote hamlets on India's hospital train

Apr 12 2018

JALORE, India Bhawri Devi, an illiterate Indian laborer, thought she was dying when she started to lose her hearing last month.

Indian acid attack survivors sparkle at fashion show to spotlight equality

Mar 08 2018

MUMBAI Sparkling in shades of green, pink and peach, Indian women survivors of acid attacks walked the ramp at a fashion show to boost awareness about violence against women.

After insurgents' truce, Myanmar says 'we don't negotiate with terrorists'

Sep 10 2017

YANGON/SHAH PORIR DWIP ISLAND, Bangladesh Myanmar on Sunday rebuffed a ceasefire declared by Muslim Rohingya insurgents to enable the delivery of aid to thousands of displaced people in the violence-racked state of Rakhine, declaring simply that it did not negotiate with terrorists. | Video

Dying "Mother Ganga": India's holy river succumbs to pollution

Jul 10 2017

DEVPRAYAG/VARANASI/SAGAR ISLAND, India India's holy Ganges begins as a crystal clear river high in the icy Himalayas but pollution and excessive usage transforms it into toxic sludge on its journey through burgeoning cities, industrial hubs and past millions of devotees.

Wider image: Opening a new chapter at India's 'grandmothers' school'

Mar 07 2017

FANGANE, India Aajibaichi Shaala is not your ordinary school in India. | Video

Indian sungazers keep up family tradition for four generations

Feb 22 2017

KODAIKANAL, India In the early morning darkness, Devendran P. walks up a hill to a solar observatory in India's southern hill town of Kodaikanal, trudging the same path his father and grandfather walked in a century-old family tradition of studying the sun.

Drought-hit Indian village looks to 'water wives' to quench thirst

Jun 04 2015

DENGANMAL, India In the parched village of Denganmal, in western India, there are no taps. The only drinking water comes from two wells at the foot of a nearby rocky hill, a spot so crowded that the sweltering walk and wait can take hours.

Drought-hit Maharashtra village looks to 'water wives' to quench thirst

Jun 04 2015

DENGANMAL, India In the parched village of Denganmal, in Maharashtra, there are no taps. The only drinking water comes from two wells at the foot of a nearby rocky hill, a spot so crowded that the sweltering walk and wait can take hours.

Drought-hit Indian village looks to 'water wives' to quench thirst

Jun 04 2015

DENGANMAL, India, June 4 In the parched village of Denganmal, in western India, there are no taps. The only drinking water comes from two wells at the foot of a nearby rocky hill, a spot so crowded that the sweltering walk and wait can take hours.

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