India PM’s ruling party comes to power in Kashmir

The Hindu nationalist party of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been sworn into government for the first time in the country’s only Muslim-majority state of Jammu and Kashmir.

India: Leopard beaten to death by villagers in UP

A leopard was on Saturday killed by angry villagers after it attacked and injured two persons in a village in Katarniaghat wildlife division in Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh state in Northern India.

India pegs 2014-15 GDP growth at 7.4 per cent

Economy is likely to grow at a faster pace of 7.4 per cent in the current fiscal as against 6.9 per cent in 2013-14, according to government’s advance estimates for GDP based on the new calculation methodology.

Pakistan: About 311 Thar children died in 11 months

A latest report prepared by the provincial government vis-à-vis the drought situation in Thar shows that 311 children under five years of age have died between December, 2013 and November this year, it emerged on Sunday.

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