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India to investigate death of schoolgirl by starvation

NEW DELHI: India ordered an investigation on Tuesday into whether the death of a young girl was caused by a government error that saw her family denied food rations. The girl's mother and social welfare activists said the 11-year-old from Jharkhand state died of starvation last month after officials refused to give the family food because their personal documentation was not in order. More than 360 million Indians -- nearly one-third of its 1.25 billion people -- live below the poverty line and are entitled to access…