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Supreme Court orders probe into Manipur killings

Right groups welcome Supreme Court's decision ordering investigation into the killing of more than 1,500 people.

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ISIL leader in Afghanistan 'killed in US raid'

Pentagon says Abu Sayed was killed earlier this week in an attack on his headquarters in Kunar province.

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Tibetan student self-immolates in India

Young man in Varanasi city survives but suffers 50 percent burns after setting himself on fire shouting 'freedom'.

Uttar Pradesh state

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Scores killed in India floods and landslides

Large swathes of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Manipur are submerged after days of torrential rain.

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India rejects China's mediation offer on Kashmir

New Delhi says its position to address issues with Islamabad in a bilateral framework has not changed.

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Afghan girls robotics team given US visa after outrage

Girls whose visa applications were rejected twice finally given green light to travel to international robotics contest.

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#Fontgate: Maryam Nawaz accused of document forgery

Investigators say Maryam Nawaz presented certified documents typed in font that was unavailable at time of writing.

Maryam Nawaz

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Sri Lanka: Buddhism to remain paramount in new charter

Prime Minister assured Buddhist monks that the new constitution will not take away the primary status given to Buddhism.

Sri Lanka: Buddhism

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Seven Hindu pilgrims killed in Kashmir attack

Gunmen spray bullets on passenger bus bringing Hindu pilgrims from a cave shrine, killing seven and wounding 14 others.

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Pakistan court resumes Sharif 'corruption' hearings

Prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family accused of illegally profiting from his position as PM during the 1990s.

Prime minister Nawaz Sharif

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Seven killed in Kashmir cross-border shelling

India and Pakistan trade blame over deadly shelling on the anniversary of the death of rebel leader, Burhan Wani.

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Rare wildlife killed as floods devastate India reserve

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Pakistan: Teenager detained over blasphemy

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Uttar Pradesh train derailment kills several passengers

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Pakistan buries revered German humanitarian Ruth Pfau

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Floods affect 16 million in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

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Ten-year-old rape victim delivers baby in India

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Rescuers recover carcasses of more than 225 animals, including 15 rhinos after floods ravage Kaziranga wildlife reserve.

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