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Three soldiers, civilian killed in militant attack in Indian Kashmir

SHOPIAN, India: Three Indian soldiers and a woman were killed when militants ambushed a patrol in South Kashmir early on Thursday, part of an upsurge of violence that has hit the restive northern region as it emerges from winter. An army and police party was returning from a village in the Shopian district of South… Read More »

Indian coal mine death toll rises to 16, some still trapped

BHUBANESWAR, India: The death toll in an Indian coal mine collapse rose to 16 on Saturday and could rise further, officials said, as some people are still feared trapped at a coalfield run by state-owned Coal India Limited. The accident occurred in Jharkhand state on Thursday evening at the Lalmatia mine, one of the country’s… Read More »

Indian state names successor as thousands mourn charismatic leader

CHENNAI, India: The party of Jayalalithaa Jayaram, a powerful Indian politician who died on Monday, appointed a loyalist to lead her southern state and keep her supporters together as thousands of them grieved in the streets. Jayalalithaa, the five-time chief minister of Tamil Nadu state, ran her AIADMK party with an iron hand and appointed… Read More »