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India: Six Year Old Girl Raped in School by Staff

BBC – A six-year-old schoolgirl has allegedly been raped by two staff members at a prominent school in the southern Indian city of Bangalore, police say.

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Cricket: England Avoid Follow-On But Collapse Puts India in Ascendancy

THE GUARDIAN – Cricket – First with the bat and now with the ball, the Indian seamers have put their country in a strong position to be able to force a win in the first Test should they prove sufficiently bold at this early stage of the series.

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Cricket: Alastair Cook Feels the Pain after India’s Last Pair Make England Pay

THE GUARDIAN – Until Bhuvaneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami combined in an unlikely last-wicket partnership to frustrate England and inspire India in equal measure, it had been Alastair Cook’s team that in the conditions had exceeded expectation.

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Indian Government Vows ‘Zero Tolerance’ on Violence Against Women

THE GUARDIAN – India’s new government has promised “zero tolerance” for violence against women, amid widespread public anger following the recent gang-rape and lynching of two teenage girls.

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Three Suspects Admit to India Gang Rape

CNN – Three brothers have confessed to involvement in the gang rape of two teenage girls in India, a police officer told CNN.

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India: Two Young Girls Raped and Hanged

CNN – Two teenagers were allegedly raped in northern India but suffered added indignity — hanged from a tree after being allegedly gang-raped — that has spurred international outrage about this incident, specifically, and, more generally, about the startling rate of rape in this South Asian country.

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