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Meet India's visually impaired perfumers

Monday, February 20th 2017, 10:22

India has few employment opportunities for its blind population. However, a private firm is now training them to work in perfume and fragrance companies.
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Blame game

Friday, February 17th 2017, 15:44
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

The Pakistani military points the finger at Afghanistan and India, but some believe the answer is more complex.
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Coup capers

Friday, February 17th 2017, 12:11

India state lawmakers had a good downtime in a resort even as the state plunged into political chaos
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Viral video makes case for 'US first, India second'

Friday, February 17th 2017, 11:35
related countries: United States United States

India is the latest nation vying to be "second" after Donald Trump vowed to put America First.
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Indian weddings: Curb sought on excessive spending

Wednesday, February 15th 2017, 19:04

New bill proposes a limit on guests and dishes served, with a tax on the most extravagant.
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India races to get robots moving on the moon

Wednesday, February 15th 2017, 0:02

India is limbering up to take part in an international competition to get robots moving on the moon.
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India to launch 104 satellites in single space mission

Tuesday, February 14th 2017, 6:49

India is set to launch a record 104 satellites into space in a single mission.
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Cash queue baby

Monday, February 13th 2017, 5:10

Khazanchi Nath, exactly two months and 11 days old, has become the face of a crucial Indian election.
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India activist Kailash Satyarthi's stolen Nobel medal recovered

Sunday, February 12th 2017, 14:21
related places: New Delhi

Three people have been arrested in connection with last week's burglary in New Delhi, police say.
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India's iconic Ambassador car brand is sold to Peugeot

Saturday, February 11th 2017, 20:42

It is unclear whether the new owners will revive production of India's former bestselling car.
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Man sees family for first time in 50 years

Saturday, February 11th 2017, 16:52
related countries: China China

Wang Qi accidentally crossed into India in 1963 and had not seen his family since.
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Egypt's '500kg' woman arrives at India hospital for surgery

Saturday, February 11th 2017, 13:47
related places: She

She is believed to be the world's heaviest woman and will undergo weight reduction surgery.
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Chinese man trapped in India goes home after 50 years

Saturday, February 11th 2017, 13:15
related countries: China China

Wang Qi, who says he strayed across the Indian border in 1963, is finally reunited with his family.
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High stakes

Saturday, February 11th 2017, 1:36

Polling in India's most populous state, Uttar Pradesh, has high stakes for all players involved.
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Indian water minister Uma Bharti says she had rape suspects tortured

Friday, February 10th 2017, 13:30

Water minister Uma Bharti says she made police hang rape suspects upside down and beat them.
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Row over Indian textbook that tells children how to kill kittens

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 11:30
related places: Delhi

A science textbook used in Delhi schools suggests putting a kitten in a box with no airholes.
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Indian cricketer Mohit Ahlawat scores T20 triple hundred

Wednesday, February 8th 2017, 9:47
related places: Delhi

Indian cricketer Mohit Ahlawat hits an extraordinary 72-ball triple century in a local Twenty20 match in Delhi.
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His word against hers?

Wednesday, February 8th 2017, 0:01

There has been an increase in false rape reports against men in India - but do the figures tell the real story behind India's rape crisis?
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India activist Kailash Satyarthi's Nobel medal stolen from home

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 6:28

Kailash Satyarthi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 for his work to combat child labour in India.
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Pakistan thanks India for returning boy to mother

Saturday, February 4th 2017, 19:33
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan thanks India for returning the five-year-old after he was taken by his father in March.
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Apple to start making iPhones in India, says state government

Friday, February 3rd 2017, 12:05

The southern Indian state of Karnataka is set to be the location of an iPhone factory.
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Pankaj Mishra: Why are people so angry? Blame modernity

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 19:31

Viewsnight is BBC Newsnight's new place for ideas and opinion. Here, Indian author Pankaj Mishra argues that we need to look again at the ideals that underpin democracy.
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'Our children are dying'

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 0:03

Sanjoy Majumder visits one of India's most prosperous states and finds a sweeping epidemic.
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Indian children died after 'eating lychees on empty stomach'

Wednesday, February 1st 2017, 16:57

Hundreds of children died due to eating the fruit on an empty stomach, research says.
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The Chinese man 'trapped' in India for half a century

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 0:03
related countries: China China

Wang Qi says he accidentally crossed into India in 1963 and has not been allowed to leave.
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The Indian barber famous for 'cosmic' head massages

Monday, January 30th 2017, 0:11

How a backstreet barber racked up 20 million YouTube views.
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Kashmir avalanches kill 10 Indian soldiers

Thursday, January 26th 2017, 12:53

The troops died in two separate incidents near the Line of Control dividing the disputed territory.
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US President Donald Trump invites Narendra Modi

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 4:49
related countries: United States United States

US President Donald Trump invites India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit the United States.
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Jallikattu: Violence as India bullfight protest intensifies

Monday, January 23rd 2017, 11:30

Protesters want the government to permanently lift a ban on controversial jallikattu festival.
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'An Unsuitable Boy'

Monday, January 23rd 2017, 5:33

Karan Johar has been criticised for not setting an example for gays in India.
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Rocking the warehouse

Monday, January 23rd 2017, 0:13

GreyOrange is India's biggest robotics company, making machines which support the country's booming online retail industry.
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India school bus crash kills 15 pupils

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 7:56

The bus collided with a truck in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
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Indian woman held for acid attack on ex-lover

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 15:41

The rare attack in India was allegedly carried out by a woman angry at her lover for breaking up.
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Jallikattu: Thousands protest at India bullfighting ban

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 7:40

Demonstrators in India's Tamil Nadu state want a ban lifted on centuries-old bull-taming contests.
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McDosa to go

Tuesday, January 17th 2017, 13:10

The BBC's in-house cartoonist, Kirtish Bhatt, on McDonald's bid to become "more Indian".
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Google Play and iOS apps demand surges in India and China

Tuesday, January 17th 2017, 8:01
related countries: China China

India set a new record for Google Play downloads in 2016, while demand for iOS software soared in China, a study says.
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Bicycle brouhaha

Monday, January 16th 2017, 15:14

The BBC's Ayeshea Perera on the role of the humble bicycle in a crucial Indian state election.
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'Masala' bonds to spice up economy

Monday, January 16th 2017, 0:46

BBC News looks at the prospects for so-called "masala" bonds, which the Indian government has introduced to boost investment.
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Gandhi flip flops sold on Amazon cause anger in India

Sunday, January 15th 2017, 15:50

Online retailer is at the centre of fresh outrage over flip flops depicting India's independence icon.
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Policing India's deadly kites

Saturday, January 14th 2017, 0:13

Is a ban on selling glass-coated string to fly kites making India's skies any less deadly?
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Marathon man

Friday, January 13th 2017, 10:28

The BBC's Sameer Hashmi profiles the new chairman of India's $100bn Tata Group.
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Mat queens

Friday, January 13th 2017, 1:22

Dangal is not a stereotypical Bollywood film but has won hearts and minds across India.
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How a Sachin Tendulkar fan cycled across India to meet his hero

Thursday, January 12th 2017, 23:25

After Sudhir Kumar Chaudhary Gautam met his hero Sachin Tendulkar, he hasn't missed a home match for 13 years.
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McDonald's 'dosa burger' amuses Indians

Thursday, January 12th 2017, 7:15

The classic Indian dosa may get a McDonalds makeover, prompting much comment on social media.
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Fury over India flag doormats for sale on Amazon

Wednesday, January 11th 2017, 21:35

India's foreign minister threatens to rescind visas for Amazon staff over the "insulting" doormats.
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Run Milkha run!

Tuesday, January 10th 2017, 23:30

In 1958, Milkha Singh - later nicknamed the Flying Sikh - became the first Indian to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.
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Probe after soldier's video on 'bad food'

Tuesday, January 10th 2017, 5:55

India orders a probe into three videos posted by a soldier, claiming troops got poor quality food.
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Pakistan test launches submarine cruise missile

Monday, January 9th 2017, 17:05
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's military says it has test launched a submarine cruise missile from the Indian Ocean.
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Indian YouTuber in trouble over 'prank' kissing

Monday, January 9th 2017, 8:57

India YouTuber Sumit Verma faces backlash after randomly kissing women in public areas for a video.
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India divorce: How 'triple talaq' destroys lives

Monday, January 9th 2017, 1:11

Opposition mounts to the practice of "triple talaq" - instant divorce - in India.
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Om Puri: Veteran Indian actor dies at the age of 66

Friday, January 6th 2017, 11:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Leading Indian actor Om Puri, star of British hit East is East, has died aged 66.
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'No sex attacks' in Bangalore - police

Thursday, January 5th 2017, 13:29
related places: Bangalore

The police commissioner of the Indian city tells the BBC there is no evidence sex attacks took place.
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Six arrested over New Year sex attacks in Bangalore

Wednesday, January 4th 2017, 16:21
related places: Bangalore

At least six men have been arrested following a series of New Year's Eve sex assaults in India.
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India outrage after minister blames 'Western dress' for groping

Tuesday, January 3rd 2017, 10:29
related places: Bangalore

Outrage in India as a minister blames "Western dress" for multiple reports of groping in Bangalore.
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Anurag Thakur: India cricket board chief ordered to resign

Monday, January 2nd 2017, 11:20

The head of India's powerful cricket board is ordered to resign for failing to implement reforms.
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Indian party chief reinstates sacked son Akhilesh Yadav

Saturday, December 31st 2016, 14:55

Uttar Pradesh's chief minister is allowed back into his party - a day after his father expelled him.
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India mine collapse: Bodies of 13 recovered in Jharkhand

Saturday, December 31st 2016, 12:39

The bodies of 13 people are recovered and scores remain missing after a coal mine collapse in India.
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India sees long bank queues as rupee deadline passes

Friday, December 30th 2016, 18:52

Long queues form as people in India try to deposit discontinued banknotes, hours before a deadline passes.
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Nine die in India coal mine collapse in Jharkhand

Friday, December 30th 2016, 13:01

At least nine workers are killed and nearly two dozen are feared trapped in a coal mine in India.
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Indian Olympic body stirs storm over Suresh Kalmadi role

Wednesday, December 28th 2016, 15:29

An Indian politician charged with corruption turns down an honorary Olympic role after protests.
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Indian police in Pune hold 'snake venom smugglers'

Wednesday, December 28th 2016, 10:46
related places: Pune

Indian police arrest two suspected venom smugglers caught in possession of dozens of snakes.
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'Two dead' after train derails near Kanpur, India

Wednesday, December 28th 2016, 6:32
related places: Kanpur

Two people are dead after a train derailed in India's Uttar Pradesh state, top police official says.
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'Dating class'

Tuesday, December 27th 2016, 0:08

Ian Trueger visits a Mormon event in India, designed to help young followers find love.
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India conducts fourth test launch of Agni-V missile

Monday, December 26th 2016, 8:52
related places: Agni

India successfully conducts a fourth test launch of its nuclear-capable ballistic missile.
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Ticking time bomb

Sunday, December 25th 2016, 1:37

The challenge posed to India by Type 2 diabetes is set to increase further, according to experts
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Father of the bride

Friday, December 23rd 2016, 0:10

The BBC profiles the man behind one of India's most lavish weddings in recent memory.
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Water wars?

Thursday, December 22nd 2016, 0:05
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India wants to use more water from rivers it shares with Pakistan as tensions deteriorate.
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No laughing matter

Thursday, December 22nd 2016, 0:00
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

While the clown industry is in long-term decline in the West, it is booming in Hong Kong and India, as Kait Bolongaro reports.
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US team finds World War Two 'remains' in India

Wednesday, December 21st 2016, 8:46
related countries: United States United States

A US team recovers possible remains of soldiers killed in India in a World War Two plane crash.
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India to fine airlines for 'dropping' poo

Wednesday, December 21st 2016, 6:47

Airlines in India will be fined if their planes release human waste from toilets in the air.
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Standing tall

Wednesday, December 21st 2016, 1:00

HS Doreswamy is a 98-year-old freedom fighter who is still battling for his idea of a just India.
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Indian writer held for 'insulting' national anthem

Monday, December 19th 2016, 6:50

A writer in India is charged with sedition for allegedly showing disrespect to the national anthem.
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'Hundreds die' in India police custody, says rights group report

Monday, December 19th 2016, 5:09

Some 600 people died in police custody in India between 2010 and 2015, says a rights group report.
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Kashmir tension: Pakistan ends ban on Bollywood films

Saturday, December 17th 2016, 21:41
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Pakistan ends an Indian film ban imposed in September amid worsening relations over Kashmir.
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Bollywood challenges India's mental health taboo

Friday, December 16th 2016, 9:37

Media and medical professionals praise a new Bollywood film for shining a spotlight on the issue of mental health.
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India's two-wheel taxi service by women, for women

Thursday, December 15th 2016, 23:47

Shalu Yadav tries out India's two-wheel taxi service by women, for women.
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Arranged marriage 101

Thursday, December 15th 2016, 0:48

An Indian woman's advice for those entering arranged marriages has been widely shared online.
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India newspaper offers 'tips' for conceiving a baby boy

Wednesday, December 14th 2016, 0:42

An Indian paper defies science by saying women can have baby boys if they attract "strong" sperm.
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Speaking their language

Tuesday, December 13th 2016, 0:27

Indus OS rises to become India's second most popular smartphone platform.
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Cyclone Vardah: Two dead as storm lashes south India coast

Monday, December 12th 2016, 10:51

Thousands are evacuated as Cyclone Vardah hits the southern Indian coast, killing at least two.
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India v England: Ravichandran Ashwin seals series win in Mumbai

Monday, December 12th 2016, 5:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mumbai

England subside to an innings-and-36-run defeat on the final day of the fourth Test in Mumbai as India seal a series victory.
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Rocket women

Monday, December 12th 2016, 2:07

The BBC meets three Indian female scientists who prove that rocket science is not a male preserve.
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Turning to dust

Saturday, December 10th 2016, 2:33

How young volunteers and social media are helping revive India's 204-year-old Madras Literary Society.
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'My baby was stolen by a gang - and sold'

Thursday, December 8th 2016, 4:15
related places: Kolkata

A police operation in Kolkata has uncovered a major baby trafficking ring in India. 13 babies have been rescued and twenty people have been arrested.
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India doctor to operate on '500kg' Egyptian woman

Wednesday, December 7th 2016, 15:05
related countries: Egypt Egypt

An Egyptian woman, said to weigh 500kg, is to be airlifted to India for weight reduction surgery.
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Mourners shave heads for India's Jayalalitha

Wednesday, December 7th 2016, 10:15

Indians shave their heads as a mark of respect to late charismatic politician J Jayalalitha.
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Gridlocked city

Wednesday, December 7th 2016, 3:53
related places: Bangalore

The hot topic of conversation in India's Bangalore city these days is the unending traffic jams.
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India Jayalalitha death: Masses mourn 'iron lady'

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 13:22

J Jayalalitha, India's "iron lady" politician, is buried in the presence of thousands of mourners.
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India politician J Jayalalitha dies at 68

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 2:23

One of India's most influential and colourful politicians, J Jayalalitha, dies at the age of 68.
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How trees helped an infertile woman

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 2:15

How planting trees helped a 105-year-old Indian woman cope with infertility
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India's Jayaram Jayalalitha still 'critical' after heart attack

Monday, December 5th 2016, 13:10

One of India's most popular politicians, J Jayalalitha, remains critical after a heart attack.
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The Indian women loitering with intent

Monday, December 5th 2016, 0:52

Women in India are "loitering" together at night time to change attitudes about what females can do.
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Indian village goes back to bartering

Monday, December 5th 2016, 0:05

Villagers in Brindapur, West Bengal, have gone back to bartering because of India's cash crisis.
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The Indian YouTube channel with 6 billion views

Friday, December 2nd 2016, 0:01

How Indian company ChuChu TV animates traditional nursery rhymes for its popular YouTube channel.
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100 Women 2016: India tractor queen 'one notch' above men

Thursday, December 1st 2016, 0:15

Tractors are traditionally associated with men but an Indian woman is the boss of the third biggest tractor firm in the world.
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India cinemas ordered to play national anthem

Wednesday, November 30th 2016, 13:40

India's Supreme Court says all cinemas must play the national anthem before a film is screened.
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Kashmir clashes: Indian soldiers killed in Nagrota camp attack

Tuesday, November 29th 2016, 15:06
related places: Nagrota

Militants kill seven soldiers at an army camp in Indian-administered Kashmir, the army says.
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