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New Delhi police detain four over gang-rape

December 26, 2016 10:30 pm
New Delhi police detain four over gang-rape

Indian police arrest activists as they block a road during a protest against a gang-rape in Kolkata on May 31, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Indian police have detained four men accused of drugging and raping an American female tourist at a five-star hotel in New Delhi earlier this year. “We […]

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New Delhi bans movement of old diesel vehicles to ease pollution

November 8, 2016 2:10 pm
New Delhi bans movement of old diesel vehicles to ease pollution

Indian commuters journey along a major road as heavy smog covers New Delhi on November 7, 2016. (Photo by AFP) The diesel vehicles of more than 15 years old have been banned in the Indian capital of New Delhi as officials move to enforce fresh measures to contain air pollution. […]

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Extreme air pollution in India shuts Delhi schools

November 6, 2016 4:45 pm
Extreme air pollution in India shuts Delhi schools

People ride on bicycles as heavy smog covers New Delhi, India, November 6, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Schools in the Indian capital New Delhi will be closed for the next three days following the government’s announcement of an “emergency situation” due to the level of air pollution. Delhi Chief Minister […]

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Prominent politician and lawmaker in India quits to protest New Delhi crackdown in Kashmir

September 16, 2016 2:00 pm
Prominent politician and lawmaker in India quits to protest New Delhi crackdown in Kashmir

Indian government security personnel stop to check an elderly Kashmiri man during the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha during a curfew in Srinagar, September 13, 2016. (Photo by AFP) A prominent Kashmiri politician has resigned from India’s parliament to protest an ongoing crackdown by Indian government forces in the disputed […]

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