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Tripti Lahiri

Tripti Lahiri

    India struggles to aid villagers after floods
    India struggles to aid villagers after floods
    India was grappling on Sunday with the task of feeding and housing close to a million villagers displaced by huge floods in the eastern state of...
    Screams, silence as families collect bodies in Jaipur
    Screams, silence as families collect bodies in Jaipur
    A shock of thick black hair was all that peeped out from under a white sheet that covered a small body Wednesday at a morgue in Jaipur after serial...
    Hindu nationalists 'win' Gujarat poll
    Hindu nationalists 'win' Gujarat poll
    Controversial Hindu nationalist party leader Narendra Modi swept back to power in India's religiously divided Gujarat state on Sunday in what was...
    Tourist boom brings threat to Leh's Tibetan architecture
    Tourist boom brings threat to Leh's Tibetan architecture
    Perched high above the Himalayan town of Leh, a warren of traditional mud-brick houses squats by the ruins of the royal palace and a monastery,...
    Villagers return home to ruins in flood-hit Asia
    Villagers return home to ruins in flood-hit Asia
    Villagers returned home to ruins as flood waters continued to recede on Monday but the toll from the annual monsoon flooding across South Asia rose...
    Eco-tourists take to village life in India's 'Little Tibet'
    Eco-tourists take to village life in India's 'Little Tibet'
    Answering the call of nature over a pit of manure with no flush water in sight and learning how to churn butter may not be everyone's idea of a...
    Aid scarce for 18-million stranded in Asian floods
    Aid scarce for 18-million stranded in Asian floods
    Relief teams in India, Bangladesh and Nepal on Thursday battled to reach about 18-million people stranded in massive flooding, with food, clean...
    Slums, shops make way for 'world-class' Delhi
    Slums, shops make way for 'world-class' Delhi
    Billboards dotting New Delhi are exhorting city residents to imagine a future made up of tall buildings and sky trains that will take the Indian...
    Joyous Nepalese celebrate 'Victory Day'
    Joyous Nepalese celebrate 'Victory Day'
    Waving flags replaced clouds of tear gas as tens of thousands of people in Kathmandu celebrated "Victory Day" over their king on streets where...