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This image from video aired by India's Doordarshan TV shows Indian Space Research Organization's Geosynchronous Satellite launch Vehicle MkIII carrying Chandrayaan-2 lift off from Satish Dhawan Space center in Sriharikota, India, Monday, July 22, 2019.
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July 22, 2019 - 8:43 am
By Ashok Sharma, Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — India successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon on Monday, a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem. Scientists at the mission control center burst into applause as the rocket lifted off in clear...
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Cherri Gregg
June 14, 2019 - 11:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Neha Gupta has had a passion for helping others since childhood. "I definitely was a pretty fearless kid that always spoke my mind," said the now 22-year-old. Born in New Zealand but raised in Philadelphia, the future doctor's mission to give back grew out of her...
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View of cars at the Volkswagen plant in Puebla, Mexico, on August 27, 2018.
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June 02, 2019 - 11:34 am
By Veronica Stracqualursi and Donna Borak, CNN (CNN) -- The Trump administration announced Friday that it's ending special trade treatment for India, removing a status that exempts billions of dollars of the country's products from US tariffs. "I have determined that India has not assured the...
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Modi's Hindu nationalist party claimed it won reelection with a commanding lead in Thursday's vote count, while the head of the main opposition party conceded a personal defeat that signaled the end of an era for modern India's main political dynasty.
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May 23, 2019 - 8:19 pm
By Emily Schmall NEW DELHI (AP) — Narendra Modi, India's charismatic but polarizing prime minister, was headed Thursday for a landslide election victory, propelling his Hindu nationalist party to back-to-back majorities in parliament for the first time in decades. With most of the votes counted,...
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An Indian fisherman runs between the docked fishing boats amid strong winds at Chandrabhaga beach in Puri district of eastern Odisha state, India, Thursday, May 2, 2019.
AP Photo
May 02, 2019 - 11:29 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated along India's eastern coast on Thursday as authorities braced for a cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal that was forecast to bring extremely severe wind and rain. The India Meteorological Department in New Delhi said Cyclone Fani...
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PepsiCo says the farmers were "illegally" growing its registered variety of potatoes.
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April 25, 2019 - 7:29 pm
By Rishi Iyengar, CNN Business (CNN) -- PepsiCo is suing four farmers in India for copyright infringement, claiming they were growing a variety of potatoes trademarked by the company for exclusive use in its Lays potato chips. The lawsuits were filed earlier this month by the company's Indian...
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A Pakistani Kashmiri carries his belonging and walks through a market at his hometown in Chakoti on the violent border that separates the Himalayan region of Kashmir between Pakistan and India, Saturday, March 2, 2019.
Roshan Mughal/AP Photo
March 03, 2019 - 9:18 am
MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Residents near the disputed boundary in divided Kashmir region said Sunday it was quiet overnight, their first lull since a dangerous escalation between Pakistan and India erupted last week bringing the two nuclear-armed rivals close to full-out war. Many villagers...
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Indian policemen and media person wait for the return of Indian pilot at India Pakistan border at Wagah, 28 kilometers (17.5 miles) from Amritsar, India, Friday, March 1, 2019.
Prabhjot Gill/AP Photo
March 01, 2019 - 8:27 am
By Zaheer Babar, Associated Press WAGAH, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani officials brought a captured Indian pilot to a border crossing with India for handover on Friday, a "gesture of peace" promised by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan amid a dramatic escalation with the country's archrival over the...
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The US called for restraint after long-standing rivals India and Pakistan launched airstrikes against each other for the first time since 1971, raising fears of an escalating conflict between the two nuclear powers.
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February 27, 2019 - 10:06 pm
By Nicole Gaouette, CNN (CNN) -- The US called for restraint after long-standing rivals India and Pakistan launched airstrikes against each other for the first time since 1971, raising fears of an escalating conflict between the two nuclear powers. Both countries declared Wednesday that they don't...
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Indian army soldiers arrive at the wreckage of an an Indian helicopter after it crashed in Budgam area, outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, Feb.27, 2019.
Mukhtar Khan/AP Photo
February 27, 2019 - 11:11 am
MUZAFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's military said Wednesday it shot down two Indian warplanes in the disputed region of Kashmir and captured a pilot, answering an airstrike a day earlier by Indian fighter jets inside Pakistan and raising tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals to a level...
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