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Security top choice of voter in India’s most backward region

Security top choice of voter in India’s most backward region

Muslim majority region in Haryana calls for security against cow vigilantism as region goes to polls on Oct. 21

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Death toll from Japan typhoon rises to 77
17.10.2019

Death toll from Japan typhoon rises to 77

Japan may postpone enthronement parade for Emperor Naruhito in wake of devastation caused by heavy rains

Economic anxiety keeps Hong Kong boiling: Scholar
17.10.2019

Economic anxiety keeps Hong Kong boiling: Scholar

Hong Kong chief executive announces incentives on housing and subsidies in bid to pacify protesters

NZ: Christchurch police awarded after terror attacks
17.10.2019

NZ: Christchurch police awarded after terror attacks

Prime minister presents bravery award to two officers who captured perpetrator of attacks on two mosques

Kashmir conference focuses on unity in Muslim ranks
16.10.2019

Kashmir conference focuses on unity in Muslim ranks

Ankara-based charity holds international conference to discuss Kashmir dispute with spotlight on humanitarian issues

India’s apex court ends hearing in Babri mosque case
16.10.2019

India’s apex court ends hearing in Babri mosque case

Court reserves verdict in perhaps world’s oldest civil dispute, to decide whether site belongs to Hindus or Muslims