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Rescue workers lose hope of India landslide survivors

Rescue workers remove debris from Malin village
RESCUE workers were losing hope on Friday (August 1) of finding survivors amid the mud and debris from a major landslide in western India, where 150 people are feared to have been killed. Sixty bodies and eight survivors have now been pulled from the site where a village once stood in a remote part of Maharashtra state, but incessant rains and strong winds hav...

Nine reasons why India's WTO veto shocked the world

India's tough diplomacy blocked a landmark world trade treaty late on Thursday, despite last-ditch talks to rescue what would have been the first global trade reform since the creation of the World Trade Organization 19 years ago. Trade d More News »

US says India refusal on WTO deal a wrong signal

US SECRETARY of State John Kerry told Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (August 1) that India's refusal to sign a global trade deal sent the wrong signal, and he urged New Delhi to work to resolve the row as soon as possible. A World More News »

Pensioner gets set for 2,600 mile trek across India

A FITNESS fanatic pensioner is preparing to undertake the most gruelling challenge of his life when he will trek 2,600 miles across India for charity. Balwant Grewal, 79, who is known as Bobby, will begin his epic journey in December in Kanyakumar More News »

Gandhi statue fund set up

A charity trust has been launched to raise £1 million for a statue of Mahatma Gandhi to be installed at London’s Parliament Square next year. Established by economist Meghnad Desai, the Gandhi Statue Memorial Trust has been registe More News »
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