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Court Stops Firecracker Sales in New Delhi to Curb Pollution..

Mary Paterson 25-Nov, 08:45 86 VOA

In this Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016 photo, an Indian lights firecrackers to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, in Jammu, India....


India court bans fireworks in Delhi after Diwali smog

India court bans fireworks in Delhi after Diwali smog..

Andrew Martin 25-Nov, 07:28 104 BBC

India's Supreme Court has stopped the sale of firecrackers in the capital, Delhi, and directed authorities to study their "harmful...


From Buddhist to jihadist

From Buddhist to jihadist..

Mary Paterson 25-Nov, 07:12 73 BBC

Sometime in the middle of 2012, a friend of Neil Prakash asked the young Australian if he was religious. "I'm a Buddhist," said Prakash,...


India outrage at minister's $7.3m house with bullet-proof bathroom

India outrage at minister's $7.3m house with bullet-proof..

25-Nov, 06:36 20 BBC

The chief minister of the south Indian state of Telangana has caused outrage after moving into a palatial new home that cost taxpayers...


Hong Kong armoured vehicles seizure: What we know

Hong Kong armoured vehicles seizure: What we know..

Maria Stewart 25-Nov, 06:28 42 BBC

The seizure of nine armoured vehicles by Hong Kong customs on Wednesday has raised many questions, and created a possible diplomatic spat...


When marriage counseling fails: Mistress hunters derail affairs with China's cheating spouses

When marriage counseling fails: Mistress hunters derail affairs..

Antonio Roberts 25-Nov, 06:16 122 Latimes

Zhu Lifei took the call on one of his two cellphones both of which ring constantly. A woman in Hangzhou needed help. She couldnt leave...


India telecom firm launches first 'stripped down' bank

India telecom firm launches first 'stripped down' bank..

Emily Kelly 25-Nov, 05:58 97 BBC

Telecom company Airtel launched a pilot of India's first payment bank service on Thursday. The BBC's Suranjana Tewari explains how this new...


Indonesia Balances Maritime Sovereignty, Economic Ties to China

Indonesia Balances Maritime Sovereignty, Economic Ties to China..

Anna Torres 25-Nov, 02:10 36 VOA

FILE - The Indonesian navy scuttles foreign fishing vessels caught fishing illegally in Indonesian waters near Bitung, North Sulawesi, May...


Executives Linked to Fallen Chinese Presidential Aide Jailed

Executives Linked to Fallen Chinese Presidential Aide Jailed..

Gavin Perry 25-Nov, 01:45 98 VOA

FILE - In this photo taken, Nov. 8, 2012, Ling Jihua, a loyal aide and confidante to then President Hu Jintao, attends the opening session...


2 Suspected Rebels, 1 Indian Soldier Killed in Kashmir 

2 Suspected Rebels, 1 Indian Soldier Killed in Kashmir ..

Emily Kelly 25-Nov, 01:45 92 VOA

Pakistan's Lt. Gen. Zafar Iqbal Malik enquires about the health of a Kashmiri villager injured by Indian firing, during a hospital visit in...


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