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India Protests Rape Of 5-Year-Old Girl

Watch: Protesters converged at Swami Dayanand Hospital in New Delhi on Friday as shock spread in the Indian capital over the alleged rape and abduction of a 5-year-old girl by a neighbor. The girl, said to be in critical condition, was being taken to a larger facility.

India: Bank Employees On Strike

Bank employees in India are on a two-day strike. They are protesting against the new banking law amendment act that is being presented in parliament. This law allows foreign investment and also eases mergers in the banking sector among

Deadly Maruti Factory Riot Sounds Alarms For Industry

This Youtube video has good footage of the damage as a result of the July 18, 2012 riot at the Maruti Suzuki plant in India, but it is a continuous loop of the same images for over 6 minutes. Outsourcing to cheap foreign labor may have to

June 7, 1984 - Summits, Sikhs And Saber Rattling.

June 7, 1984 - The London Economic Summit begins. Persian Gulf tensions increase as Liberian Grain tanker hits mine and blows up. Iran-Iraq War continues. Golden Temple Aftermath in Punjab region of India, some 300 Sikhs dead after Army storms temple. Riots break out in New Delhi. Haitian sailboat capsizes with 6 drowned and some 61 rescued. Believed to be carrying refugees. Walter Mondale gets enough delegates for an easy nomination in upcoming Democratic Convention. Flash floods in Vermont. And Acid Rain more widespread than previously thought.

January 30, 1948 - Gandhi Assassinated.

News of this day for January 30, 1948 - reports and eyewitness accounts of the assassination of Mohandas Gandhi. Other news - opening day of 1948 Winter Olympics, the spy trial in Canada, the politics on Capitol Hill and The Cold War, as usual.