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Friday, July 25
Indian villagers walk, cycle hundreds of miles to pray for loved ones
Each summer, two million people make a pilgrimage to the burial site of a revered 15th century Rajput warrior and social reformer.

AIDS on the rise in India
The Indian agency responsible for Aids policy said more than 600,000 people had become infected in 2002, raising the number of HIV-positive Indians to 4.58 million. According to the US National Intelligence Council, the number of Indians with HIV/AIDS could rise to 25 million by 2010.

Girl child for Rs 80,000, boy costs 50% more
Selling babies in India.