Enslaved Teen Boys Dial for Help from Indian Shoe Factory

By Anuradha Nagaraj CHENNAI, India, Oct 30 – Police have rescued 10 teenage boys, allegedly trafficked and held in bondage in a shoe-sole factory in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, after a tip-off from a children’s helpline. Hundreds of children, mostly from poor rural areas of northern Indian states like Bihar, are brought to

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At Least Two Dead as Building Collapses in Indian City of Bengaluru

By Aby Jose Koilparambil BENGALURU, India Oct 6 – At least two people were killed and several more were trapped after an incomplete five-storey building collapsed in India‘s technology hub of Bengaluru on Wednesday, officials said. The residential building, which had been under construction for several months, was located in the city’s Bellandur neighbourhood, home to

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