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# india - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

India youngster handed 8-month drugs ban after cough-syrup mix-up
# Ahem
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# Ahem

India youngster handed 8-month drugs ban after cough-syrup mix-up

Jul 30th 2019, 7:34 PM 3,927 Views 1 Comment

Prithvi Shaw will be banned from cricket until mid-November, his suspension having been backdated to March.

# india - Monday 29 July, 2019

Conservation efforts pay off as India's tiger population increases by almost a third
# Where There's A Will
# Where There's A Will

Conservation efforts pay off as India's tiger population increases by almost a third

Jul 29th 2019, 9:54 PM 12,446 Views 16 Comments

Some 26,000 camera traps took almost 350,000 images across known tiger habitats.

# india - Monday 22 July, 2019

India counting down to launch spacecraft to the moon a week after postponing mission
# Second Attempt
# Second Attempt

India counting down to launch spacecraft to the moon a week after postponing mission

Jul 22nd 2019, 8:59 AM 12,213 Views 49 Comments

A fuel leak forced the temporary cancellation of the launch of the Chandrayaan-2.

# india - Saturday 22 June, 2019

A mysterious brain fever linked to lychees has killed over 100 children in India
# Bihar
# Bihar

A mysterious brain fever linked to lychees has killed over 100 children in India

Jun 22nd 2019, 7:00 AM 17,727 Views 5 Comments

Over 113 chidlren have died so far.

# india - Friday 21 June, 2019

44 people killed after bus plunges into gorge in northern India
# Himachal Pradesh
# Himachal Pradesh

44 people killed after bus plunges into gorge in northern India

Jun 21st 2019, 7:25 AM 10,597 Views 3 Comments

The accident happened in the state of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday.

# india - Monday 17 June, 2019

Body of drowned Indian magician found after Houdini-inspired stunt goes wrong
# Stunt Goes Wrong
# Stunt Goes Wrong

Body of drowned Indian magician found after Houdini-inspired stunt goes wrong

Updated Jun 17th 2019, 7:38 PM 43,330 Views 28 Comments

The performer had said he wanted to use the stunt to revive interest in magic.

# india - Thursday 13 June, 2019

At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychee fruit
# Northern India
# Northern India

At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychee fruit

Jun 13th 2019, 9:37 AM 29,023 Views 13 Comments

The disease claimed a record 150 lives in 2014.

# india - Monday 10 June, 2019

Six men escape death sentence for rape and murder of eight-year-old Indian girl
# Convicted
# Convicted

Six men escape death sentence for rape and murder of eight-year-old Indian girl

Jun 10th 2019, 10:20 PM 34,278 Views 0 Comments

Investigations suggested that the girl was targeted in order to strike fear in her nomad community.

# india - Thursday 6 June, 2019

'They're throwing a lot of money on the table and at the end of the day, we're prizefighters'
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

'They're throwing a lot of money on the table and at the end of the day, we're prizefighters'

Jun 6th 2019, 6:42 PM 8,511 Views 9 Comments

Former world champion boxer Amir Khan has defended his decision to fight in Saudi Arabia despite concerns over human rights in the country.

# india - Saturday 25 May, 2019

At least 19 students die in fire at college in India
# Surat
# Surat

At least 19 students die in fire at college in India

May 25th 2019, 7:24 AM 6,110 Views 0 Comments

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

# india - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Modi claims election victory, vows 'inclusive' future for India
# BJP
# BJP

Modi claims election victory, vows 'inclusive' future for India

Updated May 23rd 2019, 2:30 PM 12,319 Views 12 Comments

The preliminary count predicts a commanding majority in the lower house for the BJP.

# india - Friday 3 May, 2019

Mass evacuations as biggest tropical storm in decades hits India
# Cyclone Fani
# Cyclone Fani

Mass evacuations as biggest tropical storm in decades hits India

May 3rd 2019, 9:08 AM 19,315 Views 11 Comments

Forecasters say the area could see gusts of up to 200 kilometres per hour.

# india - Friday 19 April, 2019

Indian man chops off index finger in desperation after voting for wrong party in national election
# Uttar Pradesh
# Uttar Pradesh

Indian man chops off index finger in desperation after voting for wrong party in national election

Apr 19th 2019, 5:38 PM 22,588 Views 47 Comments

Pawan Kumar became confused by the symbols on the electronic voting machine.

# india - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Calls for direct flights between Ireland and India
# Long Haul
# Long Haul

Calls for direct flights between Ireland and India

Apr 17th 2019, 6:20 AM 30,909 Views 44 Comments

Ireland is home to 45,000 people from India.

# india - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Nearly a billion people expected to vote as Indian election gets underway
# Voting
# Voting

Nearly a billion people expected to vote as Indian election gets underway

Apr 11th 2019, 7:23 AM 5,267 Views 8 Comments

Opinion polls put 68-year-old incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi as favourite.

# india - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

The Dalai Lama has been hospitalised in India
# Spiritual Leader
# Spiritual Leader

The Dalai Lama has been hospitalised in India

Apr 10th 2019, 7:38 AM 14,415 Views 34 Comments

Tibet’s spiritual leader is 83 years old.

# india - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

US to scrap special status for Turkey and India in attempt to end trade war with China
# US
# US

US to scrap special status for Turkey and India in attempt to end trade war with China

Mar 5th 2019, 7:44 AM 13,474 Views 18 Comments

Certain products from the two countries will no longer be imported to the US duty-free.

# india - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Daily Show host Trevor Noah apologises for 'ignorant and racist' Bollywood war joke
# Comedy Central
# Comedy Central

Daily Show host Trevor Noah apologises for 'ignorant and racist' Bollywood war joke

Mar 3rd 2019, 3:36 PM 35,722 Views 22 Comments

Noah was speaking about the tensions between India and Pakistan.

# india - Friday 1 March, 2019

Pilot shot down by Pakistan returned to India in 'peace gesture'
# Tensions
# Tensions

Pilot shot down by Pakistan returned to India in 'peace gesture'

Mar 1st 2019, 10:15 PM 16,133 Views 24 Comments

Abhinandan Varthaman’s plane was shot downed on Wednesday over Kashmir.

# india - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Pakistan says it will release captured Indian pilot tomorrow as a 'peace gesture'
# Conflict
# Conflict

Pakistan says it will release captured Indian pilot tomorrow as a 'peace gesture'

Feb 28th 2019, 12:35 PM 10,639 Views 10 Comments

The move comes after clashes between the nuclear-armed powers ignited fears of a disastrous conflict.

# india - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Explainer: Why are India and Pakistan - both nuclear powers - on the brink of a major confrontation?
# Kashmir Dispute
# Kashmir Dispute

Explainer: Why are India and Pakistan - both nuclear powers - on the brink of a major confrontation?

Feb 27th 2019, 4:14 PM 14,459 Views 28 Comments

The countries have been in a dispute for over 70 years in relation to the Kashmir region.

Two Indian military jets shot down by Pakistan, one Indian pilot captured
# Kashmir
# Kashmir

Two Indian military jets shot down by Pakistan, one Indian pilot captured

Feb 27th 2019, 7:15 AM 24,169 Views 29 Comments

One aircraft had fallen in Pakistani-held Kashmir, while the other crashed on the Indian side.

# india - Monday 11 February, 2019

At least 99 confirmed dead after drinking toxic alcohol in India
# Fatal
# Fatal

At least 99 confirmed dead after drinking toxic alcohol in India

Feb 11th 2019, 9:07 AM 16,852 Views 14 Comments

Police suspect methanol had been added to the alcohol.

# india - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Two more women barred from entering one of India's holiest temples
# India
# India

Two more women barred from entering one of India's holiest temples

Jan 16th 2019, 7:23 PM 10,677 Views 15 Comments

This comes two weeks after two others made history and sparked uproar by praying inside.

# india - Saturday 12 January, 2019

In Delhi, the government plans a new home for stray cows and elderly citizens
# India
# India

In Delhi, the government plans a new home for stray cows and elderly citizens

Jan 12th 2019, 6:00 PM 12,794 Views 18 Comments

A 2012 livestock census found there were more than five million stray cows across India.

# india - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Eleven dead and 93 hospitalised after eating 'toxic' rice at Indian temple
# Karnataka
# Karnataka

Eleven dead and 93 hospitalised after eating 'toxic' rice at Indian temple

Dec 15th 2018, 10:25 AM 27,283 Views 8 Comments

The rice had likely been contaminated with a toxic substance, officials said.

# india - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Leopard kills Buddhist monk meditating in Indian forest
# Ramdegi Forest
# Ramdegi Forest

Leopard kills Buddhist monk meditating in Indian forest

Dec 13th 2018, 9:57 AM 19,977 Views 28 Comments

Two other meditating monks with him at the time escaped unscathed.

# india - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Calls to leave body of American killed by arrow-shooting tribe on island
# North Sentinel Island
# North Sentinel Island

Calls to leave body of American killed by arrow-shooting tribe on island

Nov 27th 2018, 9:33 AM 133,408 Views 126 Comments

John Chau was killed in a hail of arrows almost two weeks ago as he went ashore on North Sentinel Island.

# india - Monday 26 November, 2018

'13 years of blood, sweat and tears': Kellie Harrington returns to Dublin a world champion
# Champion Of The World
From The42
# Champion Of The World

'13 years of blood, sweat and tears': Kellie Harrington returns to Dublin a world champion

Nov 26th 2018, 9:21 PM 17,170 Views 7 Comments

The 29-year-old received a civic reception in Dublin on Monday after securing gold in India over the weekend.

# india - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Who are the North Sentinelese? The story behind the remote island at the centre of an American's death
# Unexplored Island
# Unexplored Island

Who are the North Sentinelese? The story behind the remote island at the centre of an American's death

Nov 24th 2018, 6:30 PM 35,751 Views 44 Comments

The remote Indian island has a fascinating history.

# india - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Indian police struggle to get body of American killed by arrow-shooting tribe
# North Sentinel Island
# North Sentinel Island

Indian police struggle to get body of American killed by arrow-shooting tribe

Nov 22nd 2018, 9:33 AM 49,394 Views 78 Comments

John Chau (26) was apparently shot and killed by arrows, but the cause of death can’t be confirmed yet.

# india - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

US tourist killed by arrow-shooting Indian tribe
# North Sentinel Island
# North Sentinel Island

US tourist killed by arrow-shooting Indian tribe

Nov 21st 2018, 9:53 AM 60,164 Views 98 Comments

John Chau (27) took a boat ride to North Sentinel Island where the indigenous people live cut off from the outside world.

# india - Friday 16 November, 2018

Ireland well-beaten once again as World T20 proves a 'very tough learning curve'
# Winless
From The42
# Winless

Ireland well-beaten once again as World T20 proves a 'very tough learning curve'

Nov 16th 2018, 12:52 PM 1,891 Views 3 Comments

‘You can see the foundations are there for us if we were a professional side,’ Isobel Joyce said after a third loss to India.

# india - Sunday 4 November, 2018

India minister turns on own party over killing of man-eating tiger after 150-strong man hunt
# Man Hunt
# Man Hunt

India minister turns on own party over killing of man-eating tiger after 150-strong man hunt

Nov 4th 2018, 12:23 PM 25,152 Views 39 Comments

The big cat blamed for killing more than a dozen people was shot dead on Friday night.

# india - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Man-eating Tiger killed in India after 150-strong man hunt
# Man Hunt
# Man Hunt

Man-eating Tiger killed in India after 150-strong man hunt

Nov 3rd 2018, 10:44 AM 21,608 Views 29 Comments

Disputes have quickly erupted after the killing with media reporting that the tigress was shot with no attempt to tranquilise her.

# india - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

The world's largest statue - twice the size of the Statue of Liberty - unveiled amid protests in India
# Statue Of Unity
# Statue Of Unity

The world's largest statue - twice the size of the Statue of Liberty - unveiled amid protests in India

Oct 31st 2018, 7:37 AM 54,905 Views 29 Comments

Local groups were opposed to the Statue of Unity as many families had to leave their homes to accommodate it.

# india - Friday 19 October, 2018

At least 50 dead after train strikes crowd in India
# Amritsar
# Amritsar

At least 50 dead after train strikes crowd in India

Updated Oct 19th 2018, 5:18 PM 14,876 Views 21 Comments

A similar number have been rushed to hospital.

# india - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Hindu hardliners order 12-hour strike as they step up campaign to block women from Indian temple
# India
# India

Hindu hardliners order 12-hour strike as they step up campaign to block women from Indian temple

Oct 18th 2018, 9:11 AM 16,022 Views 61 Comments

The Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in the state of Kerala was meant to allow women from yesterday.

# india - Friday 28 September, 2018

Taoiseach says amendment to victims charter could be named in honour of Danielle McLaughlin
# Donegal
# Donegal

Taoiseach says amendment to victims charter could be named in honour of Danielle McLaughlin

Sep 28th 2018, 6:15 AM 8,503 Views 0 Comments

28-year-old Danielle died in an attack in Goa, India in 2017.

# india - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'Panic' after air pressure error caused mass bleeding on India flight
# Mumbai To Jaipur
# Mumbai To Jaipur

'Panic' after air pressure error caused mass bleeding on India flight

Sep 20th 2018, 12:20 PM 39,258 Views 12 Comments

The flight crew “has been taken off scheduled duties pending investigation”, the company said.