India Clearing The Way For New State

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Chandra Devi lost two of her children last week when they consumed a free school lunch in Gandaman village, India. They were among 23 children who died in the tragedy. Anoo Bhuyan/NPR hide caption

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Families Of Poisoned Children Try To Cope In India

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Police Hunt For Principal After Indian School Lunch Deaths

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Police In India Probe Poisoning Of School Children

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Rebecca Khatun, a worker at Rana Plaza, lies in a hospital bed. She lost her left leg and right foot in the collapse, which also killed five members of her family. Khatun received $120 and free medical care for her loss --€” compensation she says won't be enough for what she's been through. Julie McCarthy/NPR hide caption

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Bangladesh Collapse: The Garment Workers Who Survived

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A bride and groom exchange rings during a traditional Indian wedding ceremony. Although most marriages in India are still arranged, a growing number of women are taking matters of the heart into their own hands, using social networking clubs and matrimonial websites. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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In India, More Women Are Playing Matchmaker For Themselves

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Nawaz Sharif Expected To Win Pakistan's Elections

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Early Results In Pakistan Point To Ex-Premier

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Election workers count ballots at a polling station in Lahore, Pakistan, on Saturday. The election marks the first time in the country's history that an elected government will hand over power to another elected government. Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images hide caption

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A supporter greets Imran Khan at a campaign rally on May 6, in Multan, Pakistan. Pakistan's parliamentary elections will be held on Saturday, and Khan's party is hoping the large, enthusiastic crowds at rallies will translate into a strong showing at the polls. Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images hide caption

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One of the few women competing in Pakistan's parliamentary election on Saturday is Naz Baloch, 33, a first-time candidate. She's the daughter of a politician, but is running for a different party than her father. Julie McCarthy/NPR hide caption

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Pakistani Women Still Struggle For A Voice In Politics

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Violence Mutes Campaigning Ahead Of Pakistani Elections

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Pakistani police officials examine the bloodied, bullet-riddled car of slain government prosecutor Chaudhry Zulfiqar Ali after an attack by gunmen Friday in Islamabad. Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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