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India Stocks Fluctuate as Oil, Polls Offset Trade Truce Cheer

India Stocks Fluctuate as Oil, Polls Offset Trade Truce Cheer(Bloomberg) — Indian stocks were volatile on Monday as as the biggest surge in oil prices in two years and uncertainty around the outcome of state elections offset cheer from a U.S.-China trade truce.



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En el G20 de Buenos Aires comparan al Primer Ministro de India con Apu

En el G20 de Buenos Aires comparan al Primer Ministro de India con ApuUna televisora de noticias en Argentina enfrento una reaccion violenta despues



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India urged to abandon plans to recover body of American

India urged to abandon plans to recover body of AmericanNEW DELHI (AP) — A rights group that works to protect tribal people has urged Indian authorities to abandon efforts to recover the body of an American who was killed by inhabitants of an island where outsiders are effectively forbidden by Indian law.



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India cautious as it looks to recover American body

India cautious as it looks to recover American bodyNEW DELHI (AP) — Indian officials have traveled repeatedly in recent days near the remote island where an American missionary was killed by people who have long resisted the outside world. But they have not set foot onto North Sentinel Island since the killing, and it remains unclear if they will.



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India struggles to recover American killed by tribe

India struggles to recover American killed by tribeIndian authorities said Thursday that it may take “some days” to recover the body of an American killed in a hail of arrows shot by a tribe untouched by modern civilisation. John Allen Chau, 27, was attacked as he set foot last week on the remote North Sentinel Island, one of the Indian Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal that is off limits to visitors, according to police. Dependra Pathak, the head of the region’s police, told AFP that authorities sent a helicopter to the area and then a ship to identify where the incident took place.



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India police watch tribal island after killing of American

India police watch tribal island after killing of AmericanIndian police reinforcements on Friday took up position near the island where isolated tribal hunters killed an American missionary, though no effort was to be made to recover his body, officials said. Hampered by restrictions on going to North Sentinel and the hostility of the Sentinelese people, Indian authorities are counting on the expertise of anthropologists and tribal welfare specialists to access the remains of 27-year-old John Allen Chau. Chau was killed by arrows fired by the Sentinelese hunter-gatherers last week after he illegally went ashore in an apparent attempt to convert the tribe to Christianity.



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India Now Boasts The World's Tallest Statue, And It's Twice Lady Liberty's Size

India Now Boasts The World's Tallest Statue, And It's Twice Lady Liberty's SizeIndia is now home to the world's tallest statue.



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Protests greet world's biggest statue in remote corner of India

Protests greet world's biggest statue in remote corner of IndiaAngry local communities have warned India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stay away from the inauguration on Wednesday of the world’s biggest statue, a 182 metre (600 feet) high tribute to an independence hero. The Statue of Unity, which is twice the size of the Statue of Liberty, has been built in a remote corner of Gujarat state as a flagship project of conservative leader Modi who is to open it on Wednesday. Posters of Modi with Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani in a town near the statue were torn down or had the faces blackened at the weekend.



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India deploys huge security for inauguration of world's biggest statue

India deploys huge security for inauguration of world's biggest statueThousands of police officers guarded the world’s biggest statue ahead of its inauguration by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, anticipating protests by angry locals displaced by the enormous figure. Indian authorities have planned a spectacular opening of the 182-metre (600-foot) tall tribute to Indian independence hero Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, with Air Force jets and helicopters to shower flowers on the statue during a flypast.



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Train mows down crowd at India festival, at least 60 dead

Train mows down crowd at India festival, at least 60 deadNEW DELHI (AP) — A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday evening, killing at least 60 people and injuring dozens more, police said.



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