Monday 31 August 2015

India temple stampede toll reaches 115

The toll of dead from a stampede at a Hindu temple in India rose to 115 on Monday, police said, as a search ended for more victims of the second deadly crush at the site in seven years. Nearly 150,000 pilgrims had gathered at the


64 die in India temple stampede

At least 64 people were killed and more than 100 injured in a stampede after a bridge collapsed near a remote Hindu temple in India's central state of Madhya Pradesh, a senior police official told Reuters on Sunday. A large nu


7 dead in shooting at US Sikh temple

  A gunman killed six people and critically wounded three at a Sikh temple during Sunday services before police shot him dead in an attack that authorities are treating as an act of domestic terrorism.  


India's top court clears way for Ayodhya row verdict

India's Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the way for a lower court to decide on the ownership of a religious site where the razing of a mosque in 1992 sparked rioting between Hindus and Muslims.    A verdict on its owne

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