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# india - Yesterday’s News


# india - Monday 10 October, 2016

Family faces homicide charges after girl (13) dies following 68-day fast

The girl was reportedly fasting in accordance with an ancient religious ritual.

# india - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Political activists have killed dogs, mounted them on a pole and paraded them in southern India

The protesters carried the pole with the dogs hanging by their legs through the streets of a town in Kerala state.

UN agency says 681 people died in Ireland from air pollution in one year

The UK had 16,355 deaths from air pollution in the same year, according to a WHO report released today.

# india - Sunday 25 September, 2016

India's poor fear the impact of a crackdown on commercial surrogacy

Authorities are planning to ban commercial surrogacy in the country over exploitation concerns.

Coronation Street actor fired over series of "racially offensive" tweets

Marc Anwar has played the character of Sharif Nazir on the soap since 2014.

# india - Friday 23 September, 2016

"Someone must be held accountable" - two Indian men cleared of rape and murder of British teenager

15-year-old Briton Scarlett Keeling was drugged, raped, and murdered on a beach in Goa in February 2008.

# india - Monday 12 September, 2016

Two women in India have been gang-raped "for eating beef"

The suspects have been arrested and charged with rape and murder.

# india - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Two elephants accidentally electrocuted in India

Locals said the second elephant was electrocuted while trying to pull the first one away from the electricity pole.

# india - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Seven people arrested in India after 'black magic' killings

Two men were killed after allegedly murdering four people, including a child.

# india - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

India's tourism minister has advised female tourists not to wear skirts - for their own safety

With India gripped by a rape epidemic, Mahesh Sharma, from the ruling right-wing Hindu national BJP, said tourists should not wear dresses or skirts.

# india - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Tragedy in India as children killed in kite-flying accident

Glass is stuck to kite strings in order to cut down competitors’ kites – but fatally injured three people.

# india - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Elephant that travelled 1,700km from India to Bangladesh dies despite efforts to save him

The distressed animal was tranquillised three times in bids to transport him to a safari park.

# india - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Elephant who walked 1,000km after becoming separated from its herd rescued

The distressed female ran amok after it was hit by a tranquilliser dart and charged into a pond.

# india - Monday 25 July, 2016

Israeli woman allegedly raped by two men in Indian resort town

The woman told police she was attacked after flagging down what she thought was a taxi.

# india - Monday 18 July, 2016

Indian student gang raped second time by same men, say police

The student was found unconscious in bushes on the side of a highway last Wednesday night following the attack.

# india - Sunday 17 July, 2016

21 men die in India after drinking toxic bootleg alcohol

Police in Uttar Pradesh state’s Etah district said the victims started to vomit and fall sick on Friday.

# india - Friday 15 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge Domino's is selling a 'burger pizza' and everyone's a bit grossed out Frankenburger

# india - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Police in India arrest schoolgirl for allegedly cheating in an exam

Suspicion was raised after the student was unable to spell the name of her subject.

# india - Monday 6 June, 2016

Five convicted of gang-rape of Danish tourist in New Delhi

The 52-year-old tourist was attacked at knifepoint after losing her way back to her hotel.

# india - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

17 die after massive fire at ammunition factory in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said he is “pained by the loss of lives”.

# india - Sunday 1 May, 2016

An Indian teen shot himself in the head while trying to take a selfie with a gun Shoots Self This post contains videos

An Indian teen shot himself in the head while trying to take a selfie with a gun

It’s just one of a number dangerous incidents involving selfies in the country.

# india - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Three burnt alive in their home in India over human sacrifice rumours

The head of the family was accused of being a sorcerer.

# india - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Delhi street kids fill newspaper with stories of abuse, drug addiction and police brutality

The newspaper, produced by the group of young people, draws its stories from the families living on the streets.

# india - Saturday 16 April, 2016

William and Kate posed for some very on-the-nose photos at the Taj Mahal

Shots of Diana at the same spot in 1992 became a symbol of her failing marriage.

# india - Sunday 10 April, 2016

More than 100 killed in India temple blaze

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has described the accident as “heart-rending and shocking”.

# india - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Booze ban deters Indian worshippers from visiting temples

Liquor had been the traditional offering.

# india - Monday 4 April, 2016

Survivors of Nepal earthquake 'being sold as child slaves in UK'

Children are said to be exchanging hands for as little as €6,500.

# india - Friday 1 April, 2016

No more survivors in flyover collapse that killed at least 25 people

Five construction company employees have been arrested.

# india - Thursday 31 March, 2016

At least 20 dead as bridge collapses on crowds in India

Army troops joined efforts to rescue those trapped inside vehicles that lay under massive concrete blocks and metal debris.

From The42 Former Ireland coach’s West Indies side stun India to reach World Twenty20 final Party Poopers

Former Ireland coach’s West Indies side stun India to reach World Twenty20 final

Phil Simmons’ charges will take on an England outfit captained by Dubliner Eoin Morgan on Sunday.

# india - Monday 21 March, 2016

Five people killed by four rampaging elephants

The victims were trampled after angering the elephants by throwing stones to try to scare them off.

# india - Monday 14 March, 2016

Bear shot dead after killing two villagers in a rampage

Police in India said they had not option but to kill the animal.

Student hacked to death over inter-class marriage

The woman is recovering at a local hospital and police are searching for her uncle in connection with the attack.

# india - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Indian girl dies after being raped and set on fire

She sustained more than 90% burns in the horrific attack.

# india - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Man kills 14 members of his family with butcher’s knife before suicide

Police said the man took his own life after slitting the throats of family members.

# india - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Indian village bans single women from using mobile phones

The action has taken place in PM Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat.

# india - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Groom killed during wedding day celebratory gunfire

Celebratory firing at weddings is illegal, but common in India.

# india - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

From Business ETC A smartphone that costs €6 is going on sale in India How Low Can You Go?

A smartphone that costs €6 is going on sale in India

The price tag of the Freedom 251 would make it one of the cheapest smartphones in the world.

# india - Thursday 11 February, 2016

From Business ETC Zuckerberg has distanced himself from ‘deeply upsetting’ comments about India Damage Control

Zuckerberg has distanced himself from ‘deeply upsetting’ comments about India

One of its board members claimed that anti-colonisation had a negative effect on India soon after it caused Facebook to withdraw its Free Basics service.

# india - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Soldier buried under eight metres of snow found alive after six days

Nine of his colleagues died in the accident.

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