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We have started to collect the most important news related to India in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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India flood rescue operations resume

Wednesday, June 26th 2013, 10:06

Rescue operations resume in the flood-hit Indian state of Uttarakhand to evacuate thousands still stranded even as the toll in Tuesday's helicopter crash rises to 13.
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Warning over UK 'visitor bond' plan

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 17:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Indian business leaders warn that plans to make visitors to the UK pay a £3,000 "security bond" will harm the countries' "special relationship".
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Indian rescue helicopter crashes

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 15:45

Eight people are killed in northern India after a rescue helicopter helping flood relief efforts crashes near a pilgrimage site.
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Rains compound India flood misery

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 10:33

Bad weather halts rescue operations in the flood-hit northern Indian state of Uttarakhand and forces authorities to delay mass funerals for those killed.
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India PM Singh in Kashmir visit

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 7:27

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visits Indian-administered Kashmir, a day after militants killed eight soldiers.
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VIDEO: India floods: On rescue helicopter

Monday, June 24th 2013, 17:28

Rescuers in northern India are trying to reach 7,000 people still stranded in the mountains after flash floods and landslides.
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Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir

Monday, June 24th 2013, 16:10

Five soldiers are killed by militants in Indian-administrated Kashmir on the eve of a visit by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
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In pictures: India floods rescue

Monday, June 24th 2013, 8:44

Push to rescue flood survivors in India's mountainous Uttarakhand
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Race to rescue India flood survivors

Monday, June 24th 2013, 6:00

Rescuers in northern India are making a concerted push to reach 7,000 people still stranded in the mountains after flash floods and landslides.
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Silicon Valley looks to India

Sunday, June 23rd 2013, 23:04
related countries: United States United States

The immigration row over keeping tech talent in the US
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England devastated by loss - Cook

Sunday, June 23rd 2013, 22:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain Alastair Cook says England's five-run Champions Trophy final defeat by India is "a tough pill to swallow".
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India beat England in dramatic final

Sunday, June 23rd 2013, 19:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England lose four wickets for three runs as India win the Champions Trophy in a thrilling final at Edgbaston.
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VIDEO: A nightclub for India's super-rich

Sunday, June 23rd 2013, 12:01

Multinational firms flock to Asia to target new wealthy clients, but it is not just traditional brick and mortar companies.
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VIDEO: India flood death toll passes 1,000

Sunday, June 23rd 2013, 11:50

Efforts to rescue thousands of people stranded by flooding in northern India is being hampered by further bad weather, particularly in the state of Utterakhand.
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VIDEO: Plight of Nepal's trafficking victims

Sunday, June 23rd 2013, 4:48
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Volunteer organisations in Nepal and India are trying to halt the human trafficking of thousands of women and girls between the two countries each year.
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India flood toll 'could reach 1,000'

Sunday, June 23rd 2013, 3:48

The death toll in flash floods and landslides in northern India could climb to 1,000, officials warn, as the rescue effort intensifies.
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Weather systems clash led to India floods

Saturday, June 22nd 2013, 19:25

How an unusual weather formation led to India's heavy floods
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Five die in new Mumbai collapse

Saturday, June 22nd 2013, 14:22
related places: Mumbai

A second building collapse in as many days in the western Indian city of Mumbai claims another five lives, officials say.
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India flood rescue efforts intensify

Saturday, June 22nd 2013, 11:37

Efforts are stepped up in northern India to rescue tens of thousands of people trapped by floods that have already killed nearly 600 people.
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Why an India rape victim disclosed her identity

Friday, June 21st 2013, 23:39

Why India rape victim disclosed her identity
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VIDEO: On board flood rescue helicopter

Friday, June 21st 2013, 19:54

The death toll from flooding and landslides following heavy monsoon rains in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand has passed 500.
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India flood death toll 'passes 500'

Friday, June 21st 2013, 16:56

The death toll in floods in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand more than doubles after 550 bodies are seen buried in "slush".
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India flood toll up as bodies found

Friday, June 21st 2013, 11:55
related places: At, Haridwar

At least 40 bodies are recovered from the river Ganges in the temple town of Haridwar, taking the toll in the flood-hit Indian state of Uttarakhand to 207, officials say.
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Mumbai building collapse kills nine

Friday, June 21st 2013, 8:35
related places: At, Mumbai

At least nine people die as a building collapses on the outskirts of the Indian city of Mumbai.
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VIDEO: Bad weather hampers flood rescue

Friday, June 21st 2013, 2:39

A massive rescue operation is under way to reach survivors in the flood-hit Indian state of Uttarakhand, where at least 150 people have died.
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India and the art of climate change

Friday, June 21st 2013, 0:22

How a sculptor responded to climate change in India
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India thrash Sri Lanka to make final

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 17:12
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff

India beat Sri Lanka by eight wickets in Cardiff to set up a Champions Trophy final with England on Sunday.
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Race to save India flood victims

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 16:27

India's army steps up efforts to reach flood victims in Uttarakhand, where at least 150 people have died and more than 50,000 are stranded.
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India rupee falls to all-time low

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 6:25
related countries: United States United States

The Indian rupee dips to an all-time low against the US dollar after the US Federal Reserve signals it could start pulling back on stimulus later this year.
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Congo attacks over arrests in India

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 19:46
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Shops belonging to Asians are targeted in a violent protest in DR Congo's capital over the arrest of Congolese students in India over the weekend.
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VIDEO: 'We've received no food or tents'

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 15:55

Flooding in India is continuing to disrupt daily life on a massive scale.
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India firing 'killed Kashmir girl'

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 15:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

A nine-year-old girl is killed in unprovoked mortar shelling by Indian troops, officials in Pakistani-administered Kashmir say.
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Army leads north India flood rescue

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 13:39

Military helicopters and the army are leading rescue operations in India's flood-hit northern states, where 138 people are now known to have died.
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VIDEO: India facing tough flood clear-up

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 11:26
related places: At

At least 130 people are understood to have died in severe flooding in India's northern states.
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Northern India flood toll rises

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 7:00

The death toll from flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rain in northern India rises to 70, media reports say.
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VIDEO: India floods: At least 19 dead

Monday, June 17th 2013, 18:02
related places: At

Floods and landslides have killed at least 19 people and destroyed buildings after heavy rain in North India.
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Indian star in 'baby sex test' probe

Monday, June 17th 2013, 17:22

Health officials in India are investigating reports that top Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan knows he and his wife are expecting a baby boy.
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India floods wash buildings away

Monday, June 17th 2013, 16:07

Floods and landslides kill at least 19 people, officials say, as whole buildings are swept away after monsoon rain in northern India.
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Eight new faces in Indian cabinet

Monday, June 17th 2013, 15:41

Eight new ministers are sworn into India's cabinet in what is being seen as the final reshuffle before elections due next year.
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In pictures: India's dying telegram service

Monday, June 17th 2013, 2:34

Images from the last days of India's telegram service
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Living with ghosts in the Himalayas

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 23:56

The Indian village where spirit possession is a big issue
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India 'most populous nation' by 2028

Friday, June 14th 2013, 16:01
related countries: China China

The United Nations says India will overtake China as the world's most populous country by 2028, and that the global population will reach 9.6 billion by 2050.
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Can Modi turn the tide in Uttar Pradesh?

Friday, June 14th 2013, 1:14

Why BJP leader has his work cut out to win over India
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India cabinet 'to propose food bill'

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 6:06

India's cabinet is due to meet amid media reports it will consider an ordinance to subsidise food for two-thirds of the population.
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Indian media: Rupee's fall

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 7:15

Media are discussing the impact of the rupee's fall, the BJP's political strategy and India's slide in the Global Peace Index.
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Arunima Sinha: Indian is first woman amputee to climb Everest

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 0:29

Indian is first woman amputee to climb Everest
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Readers' favourite India curiosities

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 0:14

Readers' favourite India curiosities
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Dhawan ton leads India into semis

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 17:47

Shikhar Dhawan hits his second century in a row as India crush West Indies to reach the Champions Trophy semi-finals.
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India cricketer Sreesanth released

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 16:25

Indian fast bowler S Sreesanth, arrested last month over allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League, is released from jail on bail.
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India's Advani withdraws resignation

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 14:32

Veteran Indian politician LK Advani withdraws his resignation from all his posts in the opposition BJP after pressure from its senior leadership.
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Dead Indian star's friend remanded

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 10:42

Suraj Pancholi, a friend of late Bollywood actress Jiah Khan, is remanded in police custody in connection with her death.
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Four die in Mumbai building collapse

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 6:08
related places: At, Mumbai

At least four people are killed in a building collapse in the Indian city of Mumbai, police say.
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Dead Bollywood star's friend held

Monday, June 10th 2013, 17:00
related places: Mumbai

Sooraj Pancholi, a friend of late Bollywood actress Jiah Khan, is arrested in connection with her death in the Indian city of Mumbai.
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India's Advani quits BJP posts

Monday, June 10th 2013, 12:26
related places: Top

One of the founding members of India's main opposition BJP, LK Advani, says he is resigning from all his posts in a row over party direction.
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IPL team owner suspended in India

Monday, June 10th 2013, 11:56

India's cricket board suspends Rajasthan Royals team owner Raj Kundra from participation in cricketing activities over allegations of betting in the IPL tournament.
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India's 'virtual widows' suffer as husbands seek work in the Gulf

Monday, June 10th 2013, 0:13

Young Indian brides suffer as husbands seek work in the Gulf
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Search after Indian Ocean sinking

Sunday, June 9th 2013, 11:38
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

A search for dozens of migrants whose boat capsized west of Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean has so far failed to find any survivors.
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BJP 'star' gets key India poll role

Sunday, June 9th 2013, 10:54

Controversial Indian politician Narendra Modi is chosen to lead the main opposition party's campaign for elections due next year.
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Soldier killed in 'Pakistan firing'

Friday, June 7th 2013, 16:09
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

India accuses the Pakistani army of shooting dead an officer in the disputed territory of Kashmir, in an alleged exchange of fire denied by Pakistan.
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HRW warns against India monitoring

Friday, June 7th 2013, 7:37

A new system to monitor all phone and internet connections in India threatens privacy and free expression, Human Rights Watch warns.
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In pictures: India's 'living dead'

Friday, June 7th 2013, 0:32

India's 'living dead' deprived of their property
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India beat SA after Dhawan century

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 17:58
related countries: South Africa South Africa

India beat South Africa by 26 runs in the opening match of the Champions Trophy, after 114 from Shikhar Dhawan.
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IPL team owner told to stay in India

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 15:47

Police investigating allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League cricket tournament seize the passport of Rajasthan Royals owner Raj Kundra.
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Arrests over India tourist gang-rape

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 5:42
related countries: United States United States

Police in India arrest three men in connection with Tuesday's gang-rape of a 30-year-old American woman in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh.
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Infosys: Narayana Murthy's uphill task

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 3:19

What the return of iconic founder means for India's Infosys
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India raises duty on gold imports

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 2:38

India increases the duty on gold imports for the second time in six months, in an attempt to rein in surging demand for the precious metal.
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VIDEO: UK couple rescued after India kidnap

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 17:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British couple, who were rescued in India four days after they were kidnapped, tell BBC News about their ordeal.
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Amazon launches online site in India

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 12:50

Internet retailer Amazon launches first site in India to capitalise on the country's growing e-commerce market
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Bollywood's Jiah Khan is buried

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 11:51
related places: Mumbai

The funeral of Bollywood actress Jiah Khan, who killed herself at her home on Monday night, takes place in the Indian city of Mumbai.
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10 things you might not know about India

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 0:34

And nine other surprising things about India
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Australia bowled out for 65 by India

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 17:15
related countries: Australia Australia

India beat Australia by 243 runs in a Champions Trophy warm-up after bowling the defending champions out for 65.
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Bollywood's Jiah Khan found dead

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 14:01
related places: Mumbai

Bollywood actress Jiah Khan, whose body was found hanging at her home in Mumbai, killed herself, a police post-mortem concludes.
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US tourist gang-raped in India

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 13:19
related countries: United States United States

A 30-year-old American woman has been gang-raped in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh, Indian police say.
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Why is India obsessed with monsoon rains?

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 0:43

Why monsoon rains determine the fortunes of the economy
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In pictures: Indian Africans

Monday, June 3rd 2013, 1:18

Images of the Sidis, a community of Indians of African descent
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Indian cricket chief steps aside

Sunday, June 2nd 2013, 14:19

The president of the the Indian cricket board is to step aside until IPL spot-fixing investigations are completed.
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How Bollywood shaped Indian cinema

Saturday, June 1st 2013, 0:50

How Bollywood transformed Indian cinema
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India's growth slowest in a decade

Friday, May 31st 2013, 13:24

Latest GDP figures show that India's economy grew by 5% in the 2012-13 financial year, the slowest pace for a decade.
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Tendulkar 'shock' over IPL scandal

Friday, May 31st 2013, 11:08

Indian cricket star Sachin Tendulkar says he is "shocked and disappointed" over allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League.
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VIDEO: Tracking change: Female train driver

Friday, May 31st 2013, 1:15

BBC News speaks to one trailblazing Indian woman, who has broken into the traditionally male-dominated world of train driving.
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Disturbed Indian's solitary decade

Friday, May 31st 2013, 0:07

A man's mistreatment highlights the challenge of mental disorder
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Brazilian Indian dies in police raid

Thursday, May 30th 2013, 21:24
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Sul

A Brazilian indigenous man in his thirty is shot dead during a police operation on disputed land in the south-western state of Mato Grosso do Sul.
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Elephants killed by train in India

Thursday, May 30th 2013, 13:51

Three elephants are killed and another seriously injured as they are struck by a train in the Indian state of West Bengal.
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VIDEO: Female and funny: Indian comedienne

Thursday, May 30th 2013, 1:40

BBC News speaks to one trailblazing Indian woman, who has broken into the traditionally male-dominated world of stand-up comedy.
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India village gets electricity after 65 years

Wednesday, May 29th 2013, 23:55

India village gets electricity 65 years after independence
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India judge to probe Maoist attack

Wednesday, May 29th 2013, 6:06

The government in India's Chhattisgarh state names a panel to investigate Saturday's deadly attack by Maoist rebels on a Congress party convoy in which 24 people were killed.
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VIDEO: Driving change: Female tuktuk driver

Wednesday, May 29th 2013, 1:19

BBC News speaks to one trailblazing Indian woman, who has broken into the traditionally male-dominated industry of tuktuk driving.
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India's 'jailhouse rocker' remembers days in prison

Wednesday, May 29th 2013, 0:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: How

How a spell in an Indian prison inspired one British musician
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India probes deadly Maoist attack

Tuesday, May 28th 2013, 6:41

India's top anti-terrorism investigators are visiting the site of Saturday's deadly attack by Maoist rebels in the central state of Chhattisgarh.
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