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India’s moon mission locates landing craft, no communication yet

10 September 2019, 10:42 AM

India has located the spacecraft it was trying to land on the moon, but has not been able to establish communication with it yet, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on Tuesday.

India loses contact with spacecraft on mission to the moon

7 September 2019, 10:30 AM

India lost contact with a spacecraft it was attempting to land on the moon on Saturday; in a setback to the nation’s ambitious plans to become the first country to probe the unexplored lunar south pole.

First official death in Indian Kashmir protests prompts tighter security in Srinagar

5 September 2019, 10:31 AM

An 18-year-old man has died in Indian Kashmir nearly a month after he was injured during a protest, the first official death since India flooded Kashmir with troops, prompting tighter security in parts of the city of Srinagar fearing a reaction.

India’s human traffickers escaping punishment as data shows few convictions

3 September 2019, 2:51 PM

Less than 1% of Indians charged with slavery offences during the past decade were convicted, research showed on Tuesday, as anti-slavery campaigners called for tougher action on human traffickers to stop them preying on people.

India leaves nearly 2 million people off citizens list, fate uncertain

31 August 2019, 11:42 AM

Nearly 2 million people have been left off a list of citizens released on Saturday in India’s north-eastern state of Assam, after a mammoth years-long exercise to check illegal immigration from neighbouring Muslim-majority Bangladesh.



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