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World Dec 15, 2018

11 die and over 90 sickened after eating food at temple in India

Eleven people including two children died and more than 90 were hospitalized after consuming a religious food offering at a temple in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, police said on Saturday, calling it a suspected case of mass food poisoning. Two people have been ...

India throws book at schools making young pupils carry heavy bags

Asia Pacific Dec 3, 2018

India throws book at schools making young pupils carry heavy bags

Concerned about producing a generation of children with hunched backs and other spine problems, India has denounced schools for making students carry heavy school bags and giving young children homework. The government has issued weight guidelines for school bags depending on a child's age, citing ...