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India, China 'pull back troops'

Monday, May 6th 2013, 8:13
related countries: China China

India and China pull back troops from disputed territory on their de facto Himalayan border after a three-week stand-off, Indian officials say.
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India court allows Kudankulam plant

Monday, May 6th 2013, 6:16

India's Supreme Court rules that the controversial Kudankulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu state can start operations.
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Top directors on future of Indian cinema

Monday, May 6th 2013, 1:28

Directors talk about future of Bollywood
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VIDEO: Bollywood eyes visual effects future

Monday, May 6th 2013, 1:13
related places: Mumbai

India's film industry is seeking to compete with Hollywood in special effects and animation. Adrienne Murray reports from Mumbai.
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How Bollywood mirrors Indian realities

Sunday, May 5th 2013, 0:53

Does Bollywood reflect the real India?
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India exclude experienced batsmen

Saturday, May 4th 2013, 11:08

India have left experienced batsmen Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh out of their 15-man Champions Trophy squad.
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Indian 'spy' Sarabjit Singh cremated

Friday, May 3rd 2013, 10:33
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Sarabjit Singh, the Indian convicted of spying in Pakistan and killed in a Pakistani jail, is cremated with full state honours amid mass outrage in India.
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VIDEO: India marks 100 years of cinema

Friday, May 3rd 2013, 9:53

Indian cinema began 100 years ago - although the term 'Bollywood' was only coined many years later.
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India cuts rates to stimulate growth

Friday, May 3rd 2013, 7:02

India has cut interest rates for the third time this year in an attempt to revive growth in its sluggish economy.
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Qatar fund buys into India's Bharti

Friday, May 3rd 2013, 5:49
related countries: Qatar Qatar

India's largest mobile phone operator, Bharti Airtel, agrees to sell a 5% stake to Qatar Foundation Endowment as it looks to strengthen its finances.
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VIDEO: Need to Know: 100 years of Indian cinema

Thursday, May 2nd 2013, 17:21

Indian cinema has thrived in the 100 years since the release of its first silent film - Raja Harishchandra - on May 3 1913 and its popularity shows no signs of waning, as Roopa Suchak explains.
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SA probes India over society wedding

Thursday, May 2nd 2013, 17:16
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's government is investigating whether the Indian embassy abused diplomatic privileges over flight arrangements for a society wedding, official says.
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Indian PM angered over 'spy' death

Thursday, May 2nd 2013, 16:39
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India's PM calls the killing of convicted spy Sarabjit Singh in a Pakistani jail "barbaric", as his body is flown home to the Indian city of Amritsar.
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India 'spy' dies after prison attack

Thursday, May 2nd 2013, 5:08
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lahore

An Indian man on death row for spying in Pakistan, Sarabjit Singh, dies after being attacked in a Lahore jail last week, reports say.
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India zoo shut after tiger intrusion

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 10:22

Authorities in India close a zoo to visitors after a male tiger enters from the wild, apparently seeking to mate with one of the zoo's tigresses.
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North India crash leaves 10 dead

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 3:49

Ten people have been killed after a vehicle they were travelling in plunged off a road in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, police say.
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Indian actor Farhan Akhtar's campaign for women's rights

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 0:12

The Bollywood actor telling men to stand up for women's rights
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Raped five-year-old Indian girl dies

Tuesday, April 30th 2013, 20:32

A five-year-old girl who was raped in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh dies two weeks after she was attacked.
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India plea to Pakistan over prisoner

Tuesday, April 30th 2013, 4:50
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India appeals to Pakistan to release Sarabjit Singh, a convicted spy now in a coma in Pakistan after an attack in prison last week.
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VIDEO: Nine-year-old drives Ferrari

Monday, April 29th 2013, 19:50

A man is arrested and subsequently bailed in India after posting a video online of his nine-year-old son driving a Ferrari.
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VIDEO: Family of Indian spy visit him in hospital

Monday, April 29th 2013, 11:43

The family of Sarabjit Singh, a high-profile Indian prisoner on death row who was attacked by inmates in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail on Friday, have visited him in hospital.
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Man dies in India ponytail stunt

Monday, April 29th 2013, 10:09

A Guinness World Record holder in India who attempted to cross a river suspended by his ponytail has died of a heart attack during the stunt.
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India officials visit beaten spy

Monday, April 29th 2013, 7:04
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Indian officials and the family of convicted Indian spy Sarabjit Singh visit him in hospital in Pakistan, where he is in a coma.
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In pictures: India's isolated village of Malana

Saturday, April 27th 2013, 23:59
related places: Malana

Remote Indian village slowly opens up to outside world
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Pakistan inmate attack angers India

Saturday, April 27th 2013, 13:11
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Protests are held in India after an attack in a Pakistani prison leaves convicted Indian spy Sarabjit Singh in a coma.
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India fund for 'duped investors'

Thursday, April 25th 2013, 7:02

The leader of India's West Bengal state announces a new tax on cigarettes to raise money for investors allegedly duped into losing their savings.
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Help! I am not Robin van Persie

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 11:41

'I'm not Robin van Persie, I'm an Indian IT consultant'
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India singer Shamshad Begum dies

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 9:47
related places: Mumbai

Indian singing legend Shamshad Begum - the woman who "captivated the hearts" of listeners - dies in the western city of Mumbai, aged 94.
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India presses China over 'incursion'

Tuesday, April 23rd 2013, 13:21
related countries: China China

India asks China to withdraw troops it says have moved into disputed territory near their de facto border in the Himalayas.
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Gayle hits quickest-ever century

Tuesday, April 23rd 2013, 12:52

West Indian batsman Chris Gayle hits the fastest century in history while playing in the Indian Premier League.
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Two held over India Bangalore blast

Tuesday, April 23rd 2013, 4:57
related places: Bangalore

Police in India say they have arrested two people in connection with last week's explosion near the office of a political party in the southern Indian city of Bangalore.
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Raped Delhi girl 'recovering' slowly

Tuesday, April 23rd 2013, 4:49
related places: Delhi

The condition of the five-year-old girl, who was allegedly kidnapped and raped in the Indian capital, Delhi, is "gradually recovering," doctors treating her say.
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India's anti-rape law judge dies

Tuesday, April 23rd 2013, 3:36
related places: Delhi

One of India's top judges and former chief justice JS Verma dies near the capital, Delhi, aged 80.
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Searching for India's billion dollar start-up

Monday, April 22nd 2013, 23:01

The tech hub chasing India's big ambitions
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VIDEO: Protests in India over rape case

Monday, April 22nd 2013, 17:56
related places: Delhi

Protests have been taking place outside the police headquarters in the Indian capital Delhi over the case of rape of five year old girl
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Second man held over Delhi girl rape

Monday, April 22nd 2013, 10:41
related places: Delhi

Police in India say they have arrested a second man in connection with the kidnapping and rape of a five-year-old girl in the capital, Delhi, last week.
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In pictures: Rare 19th Century pictures of India

Monday, April 22nd 2013, 0:45

Rare images from celebrated 19th century Indian photographer
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VIDEO: India aims to improve women's safety

Sunday, April 21st 2013, 18:03
related places: Delhi

The Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, says his country has "vast improvements" to make on women's safety, as Delhi saw more protests following the rape of a child.
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'Raped' Delhi girl in critical state

Friday, April 19th 2013, 11:10
related places: Delhi

A five-year-old girl is battling for her life after being allegedly kidnapped and repeatedly raped by a neighbour in the Indian capital, Delhi.
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Death penalty for India blast man

Friday, April 19th 2013, 4:39
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Pune

A court in India sentences a man to death for plotting a bomb blast at a German bakery in the western city of Pune in 2010.
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Kapoor to star in India's 24 remake

Thursday, April 18th 2013, 14:07

Slumdog Millionaire actor Anil Kapoor will play anti-terrorism agent in the Indian remake of 24.
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Police look for Bangalore attackers

Thursday, April 18th 2013, 4:26
related places: Bangalore

Federal investigators are looking for clues at the site of Wednesday's explosion near the office of a political party in the southern Indian city of Bangalore.
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Caste and entrepreneurship in India

Thursday, April 18th 2013, 0:20

Why the business surge is bypassing disadvantaged groups
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BMW to assemble Mini cars in India

Wednesday, April 17th 2013, 12:49

BMW is to begin building the Mini in India, in a move that suggests confidence in the country's emerging car market.
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Thirteen hurt in Bangalore blast

Wednesday, April 17th 2013, 7:25
related places: Bangalore

Thirteen people are injured in an explosion near the office of a political party in the southern Indian city of Bangalore, police say.
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Sanjay Dutt jail return is delayed

Wednesday, April 17th 2013, 6:14

India's top court gives Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt more time to allow for acting commitments before he returns to prison for firearms offences.
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VIDEO: India's deadly unsafe abortions

Wednesday, April 17th 2013, 3:15

Sanjoy Majumder reports on the alarmingly large number of women who die in India because of unsafe abortions.
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India police 'kill nine Maoists'

Tuesday, April 16th 2013, 8:16

Police in India say they have killed nine Maoist rebels in a clash in the central state of Chhattisgarh.
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India rejects Playboy Club in Goa

Tuesday, April 16th 2013, 4:05
related places: Goa

Authorities in India reject a plan by the adult entertainment company Playboy to open its first club in the country, in Goa.
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Dutt seeks more time before jail

Monday, April 15th 2013, 12:55

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt seeks more time from India's Supreme Court before he returns to jail for his conviction over the 1993 Mumbai blasts.
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Indian state must share rare lions

Monday, April 15th 2013, 12:11

India's Supreme Court orders the western state of Gujarat to share some of its endangered lions with Madhya Pradesh.
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Man guilty of India bakery blast

Monday, April 15th 2013, 7:09
related places: Pune

A court in India finds a man guilty for his involvement in a bomb blast that left 17 dead at a bakery in the western city of Pune in 2010.
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VIDEO: US teen sends bikes to India's poorest kids

Sunday, April 14th 2013, 23:52
related countries: United States United States

The American schoolboy bringing bikes to India's poorest children
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VIDEO: A childcare crisis in urban India?

Sunday, April 14th 2013, 1:30

In urban India just one in every four women goes out to work, with social attitudes and a lack of opportunities partly to blame.
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VIDEO: India contenders eye business boost

Saturday, April 13th 2013, 8:17

Indian will not elect a new prime minister until 2014, but two of the men vying for the post have already begun to try and woo business leaders.
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VIDEO: The man with the shirt made of gold

Friday, April 12th 2013, 12:08

An Indian man has bought what is believed to be one of the world's most expensive shirts, made entirely from gold.
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India court rejects death row plea

Friday, April 12th 2013, 11:15

India's Supreme Court rejects a petition by death row prisoner to commute his sentence to life in jail, a ruling likely to affect similar cases.
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Kingfisher submits new revival plan

Thursday, April 11th 2013, 6:48

India's embattled Kingfisher Airlines submits a fresh revival plan to aviation authorities as it seeks permission to restart operations.
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India police suspended for 'bribery'

Thursday, April 11th 2013, 6:39
related places: Mumbai

Thirty-six policemen in the Indian city of Mumbai are suspended after they were allegedly filmed taking 'shameful' bribes, officials say.
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Africans complain of discrimination in India

Thursday, April 11th 2013, 0:37

Africans complain of discrimination in India
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India car sales hit as economy slows

Wednesday, April 10th 2013, 9:20

Annual car sales in India have fallen for the first time in a decade, underlining the impact a slowdown in its economy is having on key sectors.
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Indian UN troops killed in S Sudan

Tuesday, April 9th 2013, 17:00

Five Indian peacekeepers escorting a UN convoy in South Sudan and seven others are killed in an ambush by rebels, the UN says.
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India deploys drones to save rhinos

Tuesday, April 9th 2013, 8:37

India deploys aerial drones over Kaziranga National Park in Assam state in an effort to protect endangered one-horned rhinos from poachers.
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India bus driver gets death penalty

Monday, April 8th 2013, 8:08
related places: Pune

A court in India gives the death penalty to a bus driver who killed nine people and injured 27 by driving into vehicles and pedestrians in the city of Pune last year.
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Nine arrested over Mumbai collapse

Sunday, April 7th 2013, 16:03
related places: Mumbai

Indian police arrest nine people they suspect of colluding to illegally construct a high-rise residential building in Mumbai that collapsed and killed 74 people.
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VIDEO: UK woman 'found murdered' in Kashmir

Saturday, April 6th 2013, 21:20
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Srinagar

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir are questioning a Dutch national about the killing of a British woman on a houseboat in Srinagar
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British woman 'murdered' in Kashmir

Saturday, April 6th 2013, 18:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Delhi

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir are questioning a Dutch national about the killing of British woman Sarah Groves on a houseboat in Srinagar.
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Sikhs to protest over death penalty

Saturday, April 6th 2013, 13:34

A group of Sikhs are to protest outside the Houses of Parliament, as part of a long-standing campaign to end the death penalty in India.
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VIDEO: UK woman 'found murdered' in Kashmir

Saturday, April 6th 2013, 9:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Delhi

The British High Commission in Delhi says it is investigating reports that a British woman has been found dead in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Search ends for Mumbai survivors

Saturday, April 6th 2013, 8:58
related places: Mumbai

Rescuers in India end their search for survivors in the rubble of a Mumbai high-rise which collapsed with the loss of at least 72 lives.
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VIDEO: Deadly building collapse near Mumbai

Friday, April 5th 2013, 19:05
related places: Mumbai

At least 45 people have died, including 15 children, after a building being constructed illegally collapsed near the Indian city of Mumbai, police say.
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Deadly building collapse near Mumbai

Friday, April 5th 2013, 15:48
related places: Mumbai

At least 45 people are killed, including 15 children, after a building being constructed illegally collapses near the Indian city of Mumbai.
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'Nine dead' in India axe attack

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 14:58

A man goes on a rampage with an axe in a village in central India, killing four women and five girls, according to police.
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Protests over India student death

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 11:07
related places: Calcutta

Protests are held in the eastern Indian city of Calcutta over the death of a young Communist student who was in police custody.
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India Olympic boxer takes dope test

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 6:24

India's Olympics medal-winning boxer Vijender Singh takes a dope test after charges that he took heroin procured from alleged drug smugglers.
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VIDEO: Lights out at Rome's Colosseum

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 2:23
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

The lights at Rome's famous Colosseum were switched off as part of a protest against the forthcoming trial of two Italian marines in India.
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India bus driver convicted of murder

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 13:29
related places: Pune

A court in India finds a bus driver guilty of murder for smashing into vehicles and pedestrians in Pune last year, killing nine people.
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India sisters injured in acid attack

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 11:53

Police in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh investigate an attack on four sisters who suffered burns after acid was thrown at them.
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India PM says economy to revive soon

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 6:55

India's PM, Manmohan Singh says he is confident the country's economy will bounce back and that the current downturn is "temporary".
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Shah Rukh Khan opens IPL cricket

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 4:59
related places: Calcutta

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan performs at the opening of the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the eastern city of Calcutta.
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India's Ambani brothers sign deal

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 4:40

India's richest man Mukesh Ambani and his brother Anil, who have battled over their father's businesses, sign a $200m telecoms deal.
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Teaching Indian sex workers to spot fake currency

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013, 23:40

Teaching Indian sex workers how to spot fake banknotes
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Clarke predicts Aussie Ashes fight

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013, 12:58
related countries: Australia Australia

Captain Michael Clarke insists Australia will not struggle in the Ashes despite their 4-0 Test series defeat in India.
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India lifts travel ban on Rome envoy

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013, 7:36
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

India's top court withdraws its earlier order barring the Italian ambassador from leaving India after a row over Italian marines accused of killing two Indians.
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VIDEO: India's 'showman' in key opposition job

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013, 0:45

One of India's most controversial politicians, the Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi is on the rise.
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Campaigners hail Novartis ruling

Monday, April 1st 2013, 13:31
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Healthcare campaigners hail India's rejection of a patent bid by Swiss company Novartis for its cancer drug, Glivec, amid industry criticism.
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India rejects Novartis patent plea

Monday, April 1st 2013, 12:56
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

India's Supreme Court rejects a plea by Swiss company Novartis to patent an updated version of its cancer drug, Glivec.
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Arrests in Indian politician murder

Monday, April 1st 2013, 11:27
related places: Delhi

Police in the Indian capital Delhi arrest two men suspected of killing wealthy businessman and politician Deepak Bhardwaj.
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