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Millions Expected To Throng Indian City For World’s Largest Religious Festival

Pilgrims from across the world are gathering in India for the Kumbh Mela, a heady mix of spirituality, politics and tourism that begins on...

ISRO gears up for human spaceflight programme, Chandrayaan-2 launch by mid-April

Declaring that India's second Moon mission is planned for mid-April this year, ISRO Friday said it was also gearing up for its maiden human...

Rivals Unite In Indian State In A bid To Beat PM Modi In Election

Two political rivals in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh will form a alliance in a bid to defeat prime minister Narendra Modi's...

Families seek miracle at Indian mine where 15 trapped for nearly two weeks

Indian rescue workers were trying to reach 15 coal miners trapped underground for 13 days on Wednesday as families prayed for their safe return,...
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India busts IS-inspired militant group

India's anti-terror agency Wednesday said it had busted a local militant cell inspired by the Islamic State group that was planning to carryout bombings...

Monkey Kills 12 Day Old Indian Baby

A monkey has snatched a 12-day-old Indian boy from his mother and killed him, police said. "A group of monkeys entered the victim's house and...

Smog In Indian Capital Severe After Unfettered Festival Fireworks

Pollution in the Indian capital, New Delhi, rose to a "severe" level on Thursday (8) after revellers let off fireworks long into the night...

Book Review: The Boy From Allahabad by Ruchir Verma

Lucy Bryson enjoys a voyage of spiritual and philosophical discovery with Ruchir Verma’s beautiful coming-of-age tale. By Lucy Bryson A brilliantly written tale of a young...

Spread the Joy with Tolly Boy campaign crosses 1,500 votes

The Spread the joy with Tolly Boy campaign received a fantastic response this week,with a great voting response from community groups across the UK. Just...

More strokes are now occurring at an earlier age

Public Health England’s statistics show that over a third (38%) of first time strokes happen in middle aged adults (between the ages of 40...