India’s Maharashtra bans beef, introduces jail time for possession

India’s state of Maharashtra has introduced a strict new law banning beef.

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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