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Protests over worker deaths paralyze production at some Coal India mines

Jul 29 2019

BHUBANESWAR Members of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have mounted protests that have paralyzed production at one of India's biggest coalfields following a deadly accident last week.

Four feared dead in mishap in Coal India mine in east India

Jul 24 2019

BHUBANESWAR, India Four workers are feared dead and nine have been injured in a landslide at a Coal India Ltd mine in the eastern state of Odisha, a company spokesman said on Wednesday.

Mob in India kills three on suspicion of cattle theft, three arrested

Jul 19 2019

NEW DELHI A mob on Friday beat to death three men suspected of trying to steal cattle in India's eastern state of Bihar, police said, the latest in a spate of attacks that have provoked alarm among religious minorities.

India's first openly gay athlete wants right to wed

May 23 2019

BHUBANESWAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sprinter Dutee Chand - India's first openly gay athlete - says she will fight for the right to marry her "soulmate" days after revealing her sexuality to a deeply conservative country.

India's Modi flies over cyclone-ravaged east, promises millions to rebuild

May 06 2019

BHUBANESWAR, India Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi saw for himself the damage wreaked by a powerful cyclone on Monday, pledging an extra 10 billion rupees ($144 million) to the hardest-hit state of Odisha where hundreds of thousands returned home from shelters.

India's Modi flies over cyclone-ravaged east, promises millions to rebuild

May 06 2019

BHUBANESWAR, India, May 6 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi saw for himself the damage wreaked by a powerful cyclone on Monday, pledging an extra 10 billion rupees ($144.19 million) to the hardest-hit state of Odisha where hundreds of thousands returned home from shelters.

India cyclone kills at least 33, hundreds of thousands homeless

May 05 2019

PURI, India Hundreds of thousands of people were left homeless after a cyclone packing winds of about 200 km per hour slammed into eastern India, ripping out tin roofs and destroying power and telecom lines, officials said on Sunday.

Cyclone hits Bangladesh after battering India, mass evacuations save lives

May 04 2019

DHAKA/BHUBANESWAR, India The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday where five more people died and more than a million were moved to safety. | Video

REFILE-Cyclone Fani kills at least 12 in India before swiping Bangladesh

May 04 2019

BHUBANESWAR, India/DHAKA, May 4 The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday where more than a million people have been moved to safety.

Cyclone Fani slams into temple town Puri, Bangladesh braces with evacuation order

May 03 2019

BHUBANESWAR, India/ DHAKA A cyclone barrelled into eastern India on Friday, damaging houses in the tourist town of Puri and wounding 160 people after a million people were moved into storm shelters.

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