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Stories By Zain Awan


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    26 Mar 2015 Thu

    Video Tamil Nadu villages mourn Lee Kuan Yew's passing

    Many homes in the region, known as Thanjavur delta, share an emotional bond with Singapore's founding father Mr Lee Kuan Yew. Several parents from the villages of Kooppachikottai, Ullikottai and Paravakottai have sent their sons to earn a livelihood in Singapore. 

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    25 Mar 2015 Wed

    India's Modi to attend Lee Kuan Yew's funeral

    India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's admiration for Mr Lee was apparent in his condolence message in which he described Singapore's founding Prime Minister as "a far-sighted statesman and a lion among leaders".

  • 3
    24 Mar 2015 Tue

    Chinese delegates meet Modi on border dispute

    Headed by Yang Jiechi as a special representative, the Chinese delegation aimed to ease strained relations over a territorial dispute that harkens back to a brief but bloody border clash in 1962. 

  • 4
    21 Mar 2015 Sat

    Video Heavy rain, snow ruining crops in India

    Many farmers in central and northern India face ruin because of crop damage from unseasonal heavy rains and snowfall that may lead to higher food prices nationwide. At least one farmer steeped in debt has committed suicide.

  • 5
    20 Mar 2015 Fri

    Video Euphoria as India cricketers steamroll into World Cup semis

    India are just two games away from retaining the crown they won four years ago in Mumbai. 

  • 6
    19 Mar 2015 Thu

    Video India's government takes aim at tax evaders

    India's government has tabled a bill aimed at taking hard action against its nationals stashing black money abroad. If it is cleared by Parliament, it will inch Prime Minister Narendra Modi closer to fulfilling a key promise during last year's general elections.

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    18 Mar 2015 Wed

    Video Uproar over enforcement of beef ban in Indian states

    Those found to have violated the ban on sales of beef face up to 10 years in jail and a fine of up to US$2,000.

  • 8
    13 Mar 2015 Fri

    Tamil TV channel attacked in Chennai

    Anger among journalism colleagues was pitched in India's Tamil Nadu province after the office of a Tamil news channel was attacked early Thursday (Mar 12). CCTV footage shows motorcycle-borne men hurling low-intensity crude bombs at the premises of Puthiya Thalaimurai news channel.

  • 9
    25 Feb 2015 Wed

    Video Faster, cleaner, safer rides expected in Indian railway budget

    The world's largest rail system should get a boost in spending on Thursday that could help pay for a promised bullet train network, but passengers also want tougher action on the cleanliness of toilets on trains and stations, and on the safety of women

  • 10
    23 Feb 2015 Mon

    Stormy ride expected for Modi as India budget session opens

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party is expected to face a stormy budget session as opposition lawmakers look to block the passing of several bills.