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A mysterious disease has claimed the lives of a four-year-old girl and three women in Uttar Pradesh’s Gonda district, officials said Tuesday.
The deaths took place Sunday and Monday in Mankapur, a Dalit-dominated village in Gonda, some 200 km from Lucknow. The mysterious disease is marked by tremors, convulsions and vomiting.
“We still don’t know what the [...] Continue reading Mysterious disease claims four lives in Uttar Pradesh

Toyota Motor Corp announced Tuesday that the world’s largest automaker would recall about 34,000 vehicles worldwide to update the stability software programme.
The recall affects all Lexus GX 460 sport utility vehicles sold throughout the world, including about 9,400 units in the US and about 1,000 units each in Russia and Oman.
It also includes around 21,000 [...] Continue reading Toyota to recall 34,000 vehicles worldwide

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has hinted at a probe against opposition leader Khaleda Zia who she says was “hiding for three days” before the country’s border guard troopers mutinied in February last year.
Repeating a charge that she had made on the floor of the National Assembly last year, Hasina told a meeting of her [...] Continue reading Zia went into hiding before border guard mutiny: Hasina

The financial damage caused by the Icelandic volcano to the global aviation industry could be greater than the September 11 terrorist attack in the US in 2001, say experts.
The eruption of ash cloud from the Eyjafjallajokull Glacier in Iceland, which began April 14, has halted air traffic throughout central and northern Europe, leaving thousands of [...] Continue reading Volcanic ash cloud damaging airlines more than 9/11: Experts

Recipient of this year’s prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honour, Indian American business leader Rao S. Anumolu believes the Indian community, doing an “A+ job” professionally and economically, is now catching on in politics too.
“Indians here are mostly professionals – doctors, engineers and in finance field, etc,” says Anumolu, president and CEO of Long Island [...] Continue reading ‘Indian Americans catching up in US politics too’