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India heatwave kills 800 as capital's roads melt

26 May 2015, AFP

At least 800 people have died in a major heatwave that has swept across India. 'The state government has taken up education programmes through television and other media to tell people not to venture into the outside without a cap, to drink water and other measures,' said P. Tulsi Rani, special commissioner for disaster management in the state...


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