Alahednews Alahednews State Head: India’s Kerala Flood Death Toll Jumps to 164 The death toll from major floods in India’s tourist hotspot Kerala has jumped to 164. India Floods: Dozens Killed, Thousands Displaced in Southern States The death toll due to floods in India’s southern-most State of Kerala has reached 29. India to Impose Increased Tariffs on US Import Goods Indian authorities decided in June to increase import levy from August 4 on some US goods. As Global Trade War Intensifies, Indian Rupee Falls to Record Low The Indian National Rupee (INR) fell to a record intra-day low of 69.10 rupees per US dollar. India: Hundreds Contract Rare Disease That Kills Most it Infects The World Health Organization lists the virus, Nipah, alongside Ebola and Zika as one of eight priority diseases that could cause a pandemic. India: 40 Die as Thunderstorms, Lightening Unleash Havoc Heavy rains accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning returned to India’s eastern states on Monday. Powerful Dust Storms Hit North India, at Least 77 Killed Dust storms tore across northern India leaving at least 77 people dead and 143 injured. India’s Lone Nuclear Submarine Damaged; Lying Idle for One Month A Russian nuclear submarine leased by the Indian Navy has been severely damaged in an accident and has not sailed for a month. Police Attack Muslims Mourning Ashura in Indian-Controlled Kashmir Indian police attacked Shia Muslims taking part in Ashura procession. India Slams Pakistan’s Use of Gaza Girl Image at UN India blasted Pakistan for using an image of a Gazan girl at the UN to illustrate Indian violence in Kashmir. India’s Army Chief: China «Testing Limits» on Border India’s army chief said his country must be prepared for war. Mumbai Building Collapses, 34 Killed At least 34 people lost their lives after an old apartment building collapsed amid heavy rains in Mumbai. India «to Deport 40,000 Rohingya Muslims» India is planning to deport tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from the country. Indian Muslims Protest against Saudi Terror Funding Thousands of Indian Muslims registered their protest in New Delhi against Saudi Arabia for funding terrorism. India Inks $2 bn Weapons Deal with «Israel» India will buy nearly $2 billion worth of weapons technology from ’Israel’. Trump, Modi Discuss US-Indian Economy, Security Partnership US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a phone call discussed bolstering the bilateral relation in economic and security Thousands Mourn India’s «Iron Lady» Tens of thousands mourned J Jayalalitha, one of India’s most influential and colorful politicians. Pakistan: Indian Fire, Shelling Kills 11 in Kashmir At least 11 people were killed in cross-border fire and shelling in disputed Kashmir. India Train Disaster Toll Rises to 142, More Dead Feared The death toll from India’s rail disaster rose to 142. India Acts to Help Farmers Hit by Black Money Crackdown India’s government on Thursday announced immediate steps to ease a cash crunch for farmers amid widespread criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi Indian PM Heads to Japan to Seal Nuclear Deal Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed to Japan to seal a landmark nuclear energy pact and strengthen ties. Teen Funeral Shifts to Protest in India’s Kashmir Fresh scuffles broke out in Indian-controlled Kashmir between government forces and mourners who had turned out for the funeral of a teenage boy alleg 12 Killed in Stampede at Indian Religious Gathering A stampede at a religious gathering in northern India killed 12 people Saturday as they rushed to pay their respects to a holy monk, a senior police o Indian Army Kills 3 Militants in Kashmir The Indian military said it killed three suspected militants who allegedly attempted to seize an army base in the Indian-controlled Kashmir, as height India Strikes along Kashmir Frontier India’s military has carried out ’surgical strikes’ along the de facto border with Pakistan in Kashmir to thwart a series of attacks being planned