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India GDP growth to slow to 7.1 percent amid cash crunch

India’s government said Friday that the economy would grow by 7.1 percent in the financial year ending in March, slower than

Popular Indian character actor Om Puri dead at 66

Acclaimed Indian actor Om Puri, who starred in the hit film East is East and the 1982 epic Gandhi,

Train crushes rickshaw, kills 7 students, driver in Pakistan

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A train crushed two motorized rickshaws on an unattended railway crossing in central Pakistan on Friday, killing seven schoolchildren

Thai New Year road deaths hit 480, defying junta get-tough vow


Nearly 480 people died on Thailand’s roads over the New Year holiday, official figures showed Thursday, a 25 percent rise

Pakistan releases dozens of Indian fishermen


Pakistan on Thursday freed 219 Indian fishermen who had strayed into its waters, an official said, calling it a “goodwill

Sky’s the limit for Thai baby elephant swimming back to health


After losing part of her foot in a snare in Thailand, baby elephant ‘Clear Sky’ is now learning to walk

Better concentration needed from batsmen: Sri Lanka’s Mathews


Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews said poor batting was the main reason for his team’s 282-run defeat on the fourth

Five Indian states go to polls in test for Modi

Five Indian states representing more than 160 million voters will go to the polls in the next two months, officials said

Indian police investigate New Year sex attacks

Bangalore (India) (AFP) – There is “credible” evidence that gangs of men sexually assaulted women at a New Year’s

47 Indian police get life in prison for killing Sikh pilgrims

A special court in India has sentenced