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# india - Monday 3 April, 2017

German tourist raped in India weeks after Danielle McLaughlin attacked and killed
# Danielle McLaughlin
# Danielle McLaughlin

German tourist raped in India weeks after Danielle McLaughlin attacked and killed

Apr 3rd 2017, 7:06 PM 32,593 Views 1 Comment

The woman is being treated in hospital.

# india - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'A beautiful daughter, a free-spirit': Crowds gather for funeral of Danielle McLaughlin
# Buncrana
# Buncrana

'A beautiful daughter, a free-spirit': Crowds gather for funeral of Danielle McLaughlin

Mar 30th 2017, 1:05 PM 24,169 Views 0 Comments

Friends and family have been told to wear ‘bright, vibrant colours’ to celebrate Danielle’s life.

Test play-off place slipping out of grasp as Ireland slump to huge Afghanistan defeat
# Low Point
From The42
# Low Point

Test play-off place slipping out of grasp as Ireland slump to huge Afghanistan defeat

Mar 30th 2017, 12:58 PM 2,946 Views 2 Comments

John Bracewell’s side have been beaten by an innings and 172 runs in Greater Noida.

# india - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Indian politician admits hitting air steward 25 times with slipper
# Air India
# Air India

Indian politician admits hitting air steward 25 times with slipper

Mar 23rd 2017, 8:30 PM 17,699 Views 20 Comments

Indian media reports said the MP claimed he had a business class ticket but that Air India put him in an economy seat.

# india - Friday 17 March, 2017

Two nuns and priest arrested over cover up of baby born to girl allegedly raped by another priest
# India
# India

Two nuns and priest arrested over cover up of baby born to girl allegedly raped by another priest

Mar 17th 2017, 10:42 AM 52,503 Views 0 Comments

The teenage girl told investigators that the Catholic priest raped her at a church-run school last year.

# india - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Indian police say Danielle McLaughlin was raped as they charge 23-year-old with her murder
# Goa
# Goa

Indian police say Danielle McLaughlin was raped as they charge 23-year-old with her murder

Mar 16th 2017, 3:44 PM 26,353 Views 0 Comments

CCTV footage has emerged showing some of McLaughlin’s last moments.

# india - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Mother of Donegal woman murdered in India: 'Danielle will be sadly missed by us all'
# Danielle McLaughlin
# Danielle McLaughlin

Mother of Donegal woman murdered in India: 'Danielle will be sadly missed by us all'

Mar 15th 2017, 9:49 PM 33,420 Views 13 Comments

Danielle McLaughlin was found dead yesterday morning.

Murder investigation launched into death of Irish woman in India
# Investigation
# Investigation

Murder investigation launched into death of Irish woman in India

Mar 15th 2017, 2:10 PM 72,270 Views 38 Comments

The woman’s family have asked that their privacy be respected by the media.

# india - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Indian police find 19 female foetuses dumped in sewer
# Prenatal Gender Tests
# Prenatal Gender Tests

Indian police find 19 female foetuses dumped in sewer

Mar 7th 2017, 12:51 PM 16,325 Views 65 Comments

Women in India can face pressure to produce male children, who are seen as breadwinners.

# india - Monday 20 February, 2017

Clare woman secures legal rights over twins that were born through surrogate in India
# Court
# Court

Clare woman secures legal rights over twins that were born through surrogate in India

Feb 20th 2017, 5:13 PM 25,241 Views 0 Comments

The judge wished the couple and their two children ‘all the best and happiness’.

# india - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Filmmakers order to cut Bollywood scenes that poked fun at lawyers
# Censorship Board
# Censorship Board

Filmmakers order to cut Bollywood scenes that poked fun at lawyers

Feb 12th 2017, 8:15 AM 7,537 Views 5 Comments

The ruling was over the comedy-drama JollyLLB 2.

# india - Saturday 11 February, 2017

An Indian schoolbook advised children to suffocate kittens
# Experiement
# Experiement

An Indian schoolbook advised children to suffocate kittens

Feb 11th 2017, 6:30 PM 18,325 Views 25 Comments

It was part of an experiment designed to show what would happen to an animal in an airtight box – the result isn’t too surprising.

India could be the home of the next Mark Zuckerberg
# Bangalore
# Bangalore

India could be the home of the next Mark Zuckerberg

Feb 11th 2017, 11:00 AM 12,286 Views 12 Comments

Success stories include Flipkart, Amazon’s rival in India, and online supermarket Big Basket.

# india - Sunday 22 January, 2017

There are fears the death toll will rise after India's latest rail disaster kills 36
# Possible Sabotage
# Possible Sabotage

There are fears the death toll will rise after India's latest rail disaster kills 36

Jan 22nd 2017, 11:08 AM 7,290 Views 5 Comments

This crash is the latest in a long line of fatal rail incidents in the country.

# india - Thursday 19 January, 2017

At least 15 children dead in horror schoolbus crash in India
# India
# India

At least 15 children dead in horror schoolbus crash in India

Jan 19th 2017, 7:22 AM 8,059 Views 9 Comments

Around 400 road users die in India per day. The country has one of the worst records worldwide on road safety.

# india - Saturday 14 January, 2017

How the son of Ireland's richest man lost his job leading India's biggest company
# Cyrus Mistry
# Cyrus Mistry

How the son of Ireland's richest man lost his job leading India's biggest company

Jan 14th 2017, 8:00 PM 63,294 Views 26 Comments

Cyrus Mistry was the CEO of Tata Group, a gigantic conglomerate which owns more than 100 businesses.

# india - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Indian police say there is 'no evidence' of mass sexual assaults on New Year's Eve
# Bangalore
# Bangalore

Indian police say there is 'no evidence' of mass sexual assaults on New Year's Eve

Jan 5th 2017, 6:02 PM 13,465 Views 18 Comments

Local reports featured testimony and photos of victims cowering from their attackers or fleeing for safety.

# india - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Indian minister blames wave of sexual assaults on women 'dressing like westerners'
# Bangalore
# Bangalore

Indian minister blames wave of sexual assaults on women 'dressing like westerners'

Jan 3rd 2017, 10:36 AM 17,863 Views 35 Comments

“They try to copy westerners not only in mindset, but even the dressing.”

# india - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Fifteen injured as plane skids off runway and spins 360 degrees
# India
# India

Fifteen injured as plane skids off runway and spins 360 degrees

Dec 27th 2016, 10:36 AM 14,997 Views 6 Comments

Jet Airways said the plane, which was bound for the western city of Mumbai, had veered off the runway while aligning for take-off.

# india - Saturday 24 December, 2016

India has begun building a HUGE new statue that will cost over €500 million
# Statue Of Shivaji
# Statue Of Shivaji

India has begun building a HUGE new statue that will cost over €500 million

Dec 24th 2016, 3:18 PM 26,768 Views 44 Comments

India’s far-right BJP government presides over a population that remains one of the poorest in the world.

# india - Thursday 22 December, 2016

India's rape epidemic: The survivors speak
# Jan Sahas
# Jan Sahas

India's rape epidemic: The survivors speak

Dec 22nd 2016, 7:10 PM 14,773 Views 26 Comments

Each day in India, 92 women are raped. A group of rape survivors spoke to TheJournal.ie on a recent visit.

# india - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

15-year-old Nepali girl banished for menstruating dies in a cowshed
# Hinduism
# Hinduism

15-year-old Nepali girl banished for menstruating dies in a cowshed

Dec 21st 2016, 4:39 PM 30,236 Views 41 Comments

Some Hindus view menstruating women as impure. The girls are sometimes forced to remain in a hut or cowshed for days,

# india - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Around 20 Indian cinema-goers arrested for failing to stand for national anthem
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Around 20 Indian cinema-goers arrested for failing to stand for national anthem

Dec 13th 2016, 2:03 PM 8,709 Views 41 Comments

In October, a wheelchair-user was assaulted in a Mumbai cinema for failing to stand for the anthem.

# india - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Professional snake catchers: How this Indian tribe saves lives by harvesting venom
# Taking Riskssss
# Taking Riskssss

Professional snake catchers: How this Indian tribe saves lives by harvesting venom

Dec 10th 2016, 8:20 AM 7,178 Views 4 Comments

The Irula tribe captures snakes to harvest their venom before returning them to nature.

# india - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Spending a day in Delhi is the equivalent to smoking 40 cigarettes. We went to see for ourselves
# Smog
# Smog

Spending a day in Delhi is the equivalent to smoking 40 cigarettes. We went to see for ourselves

Dec 4th 2016, 6:00 PM 30,414 Views 33 Comments

The pollution during our visit was so bad you could taste and smell it.

# india - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

India's Minister for Women says country's rape problem is 'exaggerated'
# Rape
# Rape

India's Minister for Women says country's rape problem is 'exaggerated'

Nov 23rd 2016, 8:34 PM 13,988 Views 31 Comments

Maneka Gandhi claimed India was in the bottom four countries in the world when it came to rape.

# india - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Death toll rises to 120 in horror Indian train crash
# India
# India

Death toll rises to 120 in horror Indian train crash

Nov 20th 2016, 10:26 AM 19,982 Views 8 Comments

Most of the passengers were asleep at the time of the accident. At least 150 more have been injured.

# india - Friday 18 November, 2016

Dozens of Indians call hospital to donate kidneys to foreign minister
# Transplant
# Transplant

Dozens of Indians call hospital to donate kidneys to foreign minister

Nov 18th 2016, 1:45 PM 11,087 Views 9 Comments

Sushma Swaraj is being treated for kidney failure.

# india - Monday 24 October, 2016

Pierce Brosnan has found himself in the middle of a bizarre controversy in India
# Culture Clash
From The Daily Edge
# Culture Clash

Pierce Brosnan has found himself in the middle of a bizarre controversy in India

Oct 24th 2016, 10:44 AM 5,947 Views 1 Comment

The actor appeared in ads for a ‘mouth freshener’ that has been linked to poor health – now he wants nothing to do with the brand.

# india - Monday 10 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 10th 2016, 8:24 PM 25,257 Views 31 Comments

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
# Rabies
# Rabies

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

Sep 27th 2016, 9:46 PM 22,084 Views 24 Comments

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
# Smog
# Smog

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

Sep 27th 2016, 4:18 PM 11,384 Views 41 Comments

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
# Business Of Being Born
# Business Of Being Born

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

Sep 25th 2016, 7:30 PM 13,220 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 25th 2016, 1:45 PM 51,385 Views 76 Comments

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
# Scarlett Keeling
# Scarlett Keeling

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

Sep 23rd 2016, 12:15 PM 31,983 Views 46 Comments

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"
# Rape Epidemic
# Rape Epidemic

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

Sep 12th 2016, 9:31 PM 56,718 Views 61 Comments

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

# india - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Two elephants accidentally electrocuted in India
# Heavy Rain
# Heavy Rain

Two elephants accidentally electrocuted in India

Sep 11th 2016, 2:26 PM 13,487 Views 9 Comments

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
# Witchcraft
# Witchcraft

Seven people arrested in India after 'black magic' killings

Sep 7th 2016, 3:14 PM 19,550 Views 21 Comments

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

# india - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Tragedy in India as children killed in kite-flying accident
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

Tragedy in India as children killed in kite-flying accident

Aug 17th 2016, 1:51 PM 20,337 Views 14 Comments

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
# Floods
# Floods

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

Aug 16th 2016, 4:28 PM 19,407 Views 10 Comments

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