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India reels under heatwave as death toll top 2000

People enjoy on a beach along the Arabian Sea on a hot summer day in Mumbai
INDIA'S brutal weeks-long heatwave has killed more than 2,000 people, authorities said on Saturday (May 30), as the government launched a mass education campaign to help people cope with scorching temperatures.    Hundreds of mainly poor people die at the height of summer every year in India, but this year's toll is the second highest in I...

CCTV still issued following convenience store robberies

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India battles deadliest hetwave in two decades

INDIAN authorities urged hospitals to treat heatstroke as an emergency as the toll from a long heatwave topped 1,800 on Friday (May 29), making it the deadliest in more than two decades.   Hundreds of mainly poor people die at the hei More News »

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INDIAN American kids on Friday (May 29) maintained their complete dominance in the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee contest by winning the prestigious competition for the eighth year in a row.   Vanya Shivashankar and Gokul Venkat More News »
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