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Gender Issues Could Be a Game Changer in India's Elections

As India enters its second week of nationwide polls, the issue of female safety from sexual violence is coming second only to corruption in the minds …

Siachen dispute: India and Pakistan’s glacial fight

<b>On 13 April 1984, Indian troops snatched control of the Siachen glacier in northern Kashmir, narrowly beating Pakistan. Thirty years later, the two sides remain locked in a stand-off, but the Indian army mountaineer who inspired the operation says his country must hang on whatever the …

The 5-Minute Warmup That Makes You Run Faster

Do this quick routine before any race so your body is at its peak to perform<p>Before any local road race, you're bound to see hundreds of runners milling around, lightly stretching out their calves, hamstrings, and quads. But traditional "static stretching"—tugging on a muscle with constant tension …

Nationalist Banned by U.S. Likely to Lead Largest Democracy India

World<p>The world's largest democracy and staunch American ally India looks set to elect a new prime minister who has been barred from entering the U.S. over deadly religious riots.<p>About 815 million people are expected to cast their votes in India’s general election that begins Monday. With so many …

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India starts voting in world's largest election

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Voters in India's remote northeast cast ballots on the first day of the world's biggest election Monday, with the opposition …

Pakistani Policeman Suspended For Accusing 9-Month-Old Baby Of Attempted Murder

Baby Mohammad Musa, along with other members of his family, was booked for throwing rocks at gas company officials carrying out an anti-theft inspection in the low-income Ahata Thanedaran neighbourhood of Lahore on February 1, the family's lawyer Chaudhry Irfan Sadiq told AFP.<p>Inspector Kashif …

How Pakistan succumbed to a hard-drug epidemic

Almost 30 years after first reporting on Pakistan’s then nascent North West Frontier heroin trade, David Browne returns to find a city – and a country – in the grip of mass drug addiction<p>Unlike in India, there are no bright, fantastic colours here. In the horizon the air shimmers evanescent grey, …

Indian soldier in Kashmir kills fellow troops

A soldier armed with two automatic weapons has killed five of his colleagues as they slept before killing himself in Indian-administered Kashmir, police and the army say.<p>The soldier, who was on night duty, walked into the barracks where the soldiers were resting early on Thursday and opened …