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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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Italy to return marines to India

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 20:12
related countries: Italy Italy

Two Italian marines accused of murdering two Indian fishermen, in a case that has sparked a diplomatic row, are to be sent back for trial.
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Dwyer 'in shock' over racing ban

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 18:30

Jockey Martin Dwyer will appeal after he is given a two-month ban by the Indian racing authorities.
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Actor back to jail for Mumbai blasts

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 10:33
related places: Mumbai

India's Supreme Court rules that Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt must return to jail for his connection with the 1993 Mumbai blasts.
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Soldiers wounded in Kashmir attack

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 6:09
related places: At

At least three Indian soldiers are critically wounded in Indian-administered Kashmir in a militant attack, the second such assault in a week.
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India former ally leader 'raided'

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 5:13

Police raid the home of MK Stalin, a leader of a former ally of India's ruling coalition in connection with alleged import of foreign cars.
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In pictures: Lives in limbo on India-Bangladesh border

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 4:40

Lives in limbo on India-Bangladesh border
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India 'cheating' students expelled

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 12:44
related places: Bihar

More than 1,600 students are expelled for cheating in school examinations in the northern Indian state of Bihar, officials say.
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Tourist jump accused appear in court

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 11:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A hotel manager and guard accused of sexually harassing a British tourist who jumped from a hotel balcony to escape appear in court in India.
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India ministers to leave government

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 5:32

Five federal ministers belonging to a former ally of India's ruling coalition are to resign, a day after their party pulled out of the government.
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VIDEO: Indian anti-rape bill approved

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 23:30

A bill containing harsher punishments for rapists, including the death penalty, has been passed by India's lower house of parliament.
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Indian anti-rape bill approved

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 16:14

A bill containing harsher punishments for rapists is approved by India's lower house of parliament, following outrage over a recent gang rape.
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'Harassed tourist' jumps off balcony

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 12:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Agra

A British woman is injured after jumping from a hotel balcony to escape from alleged harassment in Agra, India, local police say.
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India key ally leaves government

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 8:22
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A key regional ally pulls out of India's ruling coalition over the government's failure to condemn alleged atrocities against Sri Lankan Tamils.
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India cuts rates to spur growth

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 6:32

India cuts its main interest rate for the second time in three months as it looks to revive its sluggish economic growth.
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Many killed in India bus crash

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 5:59

A bus careers off a bridge and falls into a dry river in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, killing at least 37 people on board.
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Italy condemns India 'violation'

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 0:21
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy accuses India of violating international law on diplomatic immunity by preventing its ambassador from leaving the country.
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India's politicians going social

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 0:12

India's politicians take to social media to woo the young
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Call for action over India doping

Monday, March 18th 2013, 18:15

A leading Indian sports lawyer tells the BBC that more action should be taken to stop doping in Indian athletics.
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Six held over rape of Swiss woman

Monday, March 18th 2013, 17:11
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Police in India's Madhya Pradesh arrest six people in connection with the gang rape of a Swiss tourist.
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Monday, March 18th 2013, 13:16
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

India's Supreme Court rules that Italy's ambassador has no legal immunity, in a row over Rome's refusal to return two Italian marines charged with murder.
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India beat Australia to win series

Monday, March 18th 2013, 12:03
related countries: Australia Australia

Mahendra Dhoni helps India chase down their victory target to defeat Australia and complete a series victory over the tourists.
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VIDEO: Bollywood takes on India inflation

Monday, March 18th 2013, 10:28

India's film industry has turned its attention to the country's inflation rate, which has been around 7%
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In pictures: India's Parsis

Monday, March 18th 2013, 1:13

Photographs of India's ancient Parsi community
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Superb Nadal wins in Indian Wells

Sunday, March 17th 2013, 23:47

Rafael Nadal caps a stunning return from injury with victory over Juan Martin del Potro at Indian Wells.
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Confusion over India rape inquiry

Sunday, March 17th 2013, 21:38
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

An Indian police official tells BBC News there have been no confessions over the gang rape of a Swiss tourist, contradicting earlier reports.
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Sharapova powers past Wozniacki

Sunday, March 17th 2013, 20:40

Maria Sharapova thrashes Caroline Wozniacki 6-2 6-2 to win the Indian Wells title for the second time.
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Kumar gives India hope of victory

Sunday, March 17th 2013, 12:31
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Mohali

Australia trail by 16 runs after they dismissed India for 499 on the fourth day of the third Test in Mohali.
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VIDEO: Swiss woman 'gang-raped' in India

Sunday, March 17th 2013, 9:03
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

The Swiss government has called for a swift investigation into the alleged gang-rape of a Swiss tourist in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh
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Del Potro ends Djokovic winning run

Sunday, March 17th 2013, 0:43

Juan Martin del Potro brings world number one Novak Djokovic's 22-match winning run to an end with victory at Indian Wells.
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VIDEO: Swiss woman 'gang-raped' in India

Saturday, March 16th 2013, 19:36
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

A Swiss woman has been gang-raped by a group of men in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, police say.
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Swiss woman 'gang-raped' in India

Saturday, March 16th 2013, 17:13
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

A Swiss woman has been gang-raped by a group of men while camping in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, police say.
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India's Dhawan sets record on debut

Saturday, March 16th 2013, 12:11
related countries: Australia Australia

Opener Shikhar Dhawan scores the fastest debut hundred in Test history as India respond to Australia's first-innings 408.
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Del Potro too strong for Murray

Saturday, March 16th 2013, 1:43

Andy Murray goes out of the BNP Paribas Open with a quarter-final defeat by Juan Martin del Potro in Indian Wells.
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Saturday, March 16th 2013, 0:57

Soutik Biswas asks whether India should lower the age of consent
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India airport alert on Italy envoy

Friday, March 15th 2013, 20:01
related countries: Italy Italy

Airports across India are ordered to stop Italian ambassador Daniele Mancini if he tries to leave the country, a home ministry official tells the BBC.
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India condemns Pakistan resolution

Friday, March 15th 2013, 11:04
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmiri

Indian MPs condemn "Pakistani interference" over the hanging of a Kashmiri man, as tensions escalate between the neighbours.
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Nadal powers to win over Federer

Friday, March 15th 2013, 8:58

Rafael Nadal continues his comeback from a long-term knee injury with a 6-4 6-2 win over Roger Federer at Indian Wells.
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'Militant' held over Kashmir attack

Friday, March 15th 2013, 4:16
related places: Srinagar

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir say they have arrested a man over Wednesday's gun and grenade attack in Srinagar which left five security personnel dead.
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Is India in breach of Vienna convention over Italian envoy?

Thursday, March 14th 2013, 13:08
related countries: Austria Austria, Italy Italy
related places: Vienna

Andrew North asks if India is in breach of Vienna convention
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Curfew imposed after Kashmir deaths

Thursday, March 14th 2013, 7:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Delhi, Islamabad, Kashmir

A curfew is imposed in Indian-administered Kashmir as Delhi as Islamabad trade recriminations as to who is responsible for violence on Wednesday.
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India orders Rome envoy not to leave

Thursday, March 14th 2013, 7:25
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

India's Supreme Court orders Italy's ambassador not to leave the country after Rome refuses to return two marines charged with murdering two fishermen.
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Five troops killed in Kashmir attack

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 13:20
related places: At, Srinagar

Militants kill at least five members of India's security forces in the first major attack for several years in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Indian PM warns Italy over marines

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 8:13
related countries: Italy Italy

India's prime minister warns "there will be consequences" unless Italy returns two marines charged with the murder of two Indian fishermen in Kerala.
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India and Italy killings row deepens

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 17:06
related countries: Italy Italy

India summons the Italian ambassador to express its anger that two Italian marines charged with murdering fishermen have not returned to face trial.
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Body of India rape suspect released

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 12:36
related places: Delhi

The body of an Indian man charged over the gang rape and murder of a Delhi student is handed to his family after a post-mortem examination.
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Top India artist Ganesh Pyne dead

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 10:51
related places: Calcutta

Ganesh Pyne, one of India's most famous and influential artists, dies in a hospital in the eastern city of Calcutta, aged 76.
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Federer & Nadal into fourth round

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 7:49

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are on course to meet in the Indian Wells Masters quarter-finals after making the last 16.
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Boxer questioned over drug seizure

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 4:46

Police in India's Punjab state question Olympics medal winning boxer Vijender Singh in connection with a major drug seizure last week.
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Italy blocks Indian trial of marines

Monday, March 11th 2013, 18:04
related countries: Italy Italy

Two Italian marines, charged in India with the murder of two fishermen, will not be returning to India to face trial, Italy's foreign ministry says.
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India laments rape case 'lapse'

Monday, March 11th 2013, 15:56
related places: Delhi

Indian Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde says the death of Delhi rape case suspect Ram Singh was a major lapse in prison security.
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Australia drop four over discipline

Monday, March 11th 2013, 11:48
related countries: Australia Australia

Shane Watson is one of four players dropped by Australia for breach of discipline on their tour of India.
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Delhi rape accused is found dead

Monday, March 11th 2013, 11:39
related places: Delhi

One of six people accused of the abduction, rape and murder of a female student in the Indian capital, Delhi, is found dead in prison.
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VIDEO: Delhi rape accused 'found hanged'

Monday, March 11th 2013, 9:02
related places: Delhi

One of the suspects in the abduction, rape and murder of a student in the Indian capital, Delhi, has been found dead in prison.
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In pictures: India's Kumbh Mela festival ends

Monday, March 11th 2013, 1:53

India's Kumbh Mela festival comes to an end
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In pictures: India's street sleepers

Sunday, March 10th 2013, 0:59
related places: Calcutta

Street sleepers in India's eastern city of Calcutta
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Ferrer loses Indian Wells opener

Saturday, March 9th 2013, 22:30

Fourth seed David Ferrer becomes the first major casualty in Indian Wells with defeat by Kevin Anderson in his opening match.
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Vagina Monologues challenges India's taboos

Friday, March 8th 2013, 2:04

Why India finds it hard to say the 'V' word
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Two held over India 'gang rape'

Thursday, March 7th 2013, 9:02
related places: Delhi

Police in a suburb of the Indian capital, Delhi, arrest two men in connection with the alleged gang rape of a 19-year-old girl on Monday.
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India drop Sehwag from Test squad

Thursday, March 7th 2013, 8:12
related countries: Australia Australia

India drop veteran opener Virender Sehwag for the two remaining Tests of their series with Australia.
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AirAsia wins India carrier approval

Thursday, March 7th 2013, 2:24

A bid by Asia's largest low-cost carrier, AirAsia, to set up an airline in India wins approval from the Indian government.
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Bayer to challenge India drug ruling

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 10:23
related countries: Germany Germany

German drug maker Bayer says it will challenge India's decision to allow the production of a cheaper generic copy of a patented cancer drug.
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India thrash Aussies in Hyderabad

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 7:25
related places: Hyderabad

Australia lose eight wickets for only 57 runs as India win the second Test by an innings and 135 runs in Hyderabad.
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US award for Delhi rape victim

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 5:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi

The US announces that an Indian woman who was gang-raped and murdered in Delhi last year is to receive its International Women of Courage Award.
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Pujara, Vijay put India in control

Monday, March 4th 2013, 13:41
related countries: Australia Australia

Cheteshwar Pujara's 204 puts India in control of the second Test against Australia, despite a tail-end collapse.
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Children killed in India bus crash

Monday, March 4th 2013, 5:07

Indian police say at least 11 children have died after their school bus crashed into a truck in the northern state of Punjab.
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Narendra Modi's US speech cancelled

Monday, March 4th 2013, 4:02
related countries: United States United States

A planned speech at a top US business school by the controversial chief minister of India's Gujarat state, Narendra Modi, is cancelled after protests by teachers and students.
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VIDEO: Does India need a bank for women?

Monday, March 4th 2013, 2:05

India's finance minister has announced a special fund for women's safety and a bank for women, prompting some to call the budget a "women's budget".
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Afghan graffiti artist makes her mark in India

Sunday, March 3rd 2013, 0:30
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Mumbai

Afghan graffiti artist finds refuge in Mumbai
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Delhi protest at 'child sex attack'

Friday, March 1st 2013, 17:38
related places: Delhi

Angry crowds protest outside a hospital in the Indian capital, Delhi, after reports that a seven-year-old girl was sexually assaulted at school.
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PM criticised for Marbles remarks

Friday, March 1st 2013, 11:34
related countries: Greece Greece

The prime minister has been criticised after he opposed calls to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece and the Koh-i-Noor diamond to India.
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Delhi rape juvenile accused charged

Thursday, February 28th 2013, 12:05
related places: Delhi

A court in India formally charges a 17-year-old accused in the fatal gang rape of a woman in the capital Delhi last month with rape and murder.
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India eyes growth with spending rise

Thursday, February 28th 2013, 10:00

India's finance minister announces an unexpected rise in public spending for the next financial year in an attempt to revive its sluggish economy.
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Deadly fire hits Calcutta market

Wednesday, February 27th 2013, 16:49
related places: At, Calcutta

At least 20 people are killed in a fire at an illegal paper and plastics market in the eastern Indian city of Calcutta.
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Chuck Hagel stirs up India-US storm over Afghanistan

Wednesday, February 27th 2013, 12:45
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Andrew North on a row that sheds light on India-US ties
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India optimistic on economic outlook

Wednesday, February 27th 2013, 9:24

India's finance ministry issues an optimistic forecast for economic growth ahead of the announcement of the country's budget on Thursday.
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The foreign Hindu monks at India's Kumbh Mela

Wednesday, February 27th 2013, 1:17

Why three foreigners became Hindu monks
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India to unveil railway budget

Tuesday, February 26th 2013, 3:28

India's government is set to unveil its railway budget, outlining spending plans for one of the world's largest rail networks.
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India arrests 'spy for Pakistan'

Monday, February 25th 2013, 16:54
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Police in the western Indian state of Rajasthan say they have arrested a man on suspicion of passing military secrets to arch-rival Pakistan.
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Kingfisher loses flying rights

Monday, February 25th 2013, 16:07

India's Ministry of Civil Aviation withdraws international flying rights and domestic slots from Kingfisher Airlines, in a fresh blow to the debt-laden firm.
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Henriques delays Australia defeat

Monday, February 25th 2013, 13:23
related countries: Australia Australia

Debutant Moises Henriques hits an unbeaten 75 as Australia close 40 runs ahead of India in the first Test in Chennai.
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India set to launch seven satellites

Monday, February 25th 2013, 6:26

India is set to put into orbit seven satellites in a single mission, the country's space agency says.
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The Australian boatman at Kumbh Mela

Monday, February 25th 2013, 3:54
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian boatman at India's festival
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Parts of ancient continent found

Monday, February 25th 2013, 0:13
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Fragments of an ancient continent are buried beneath the Indian Ocean, a new study suggests.
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VIDEO: Will India's budget boost growth?

Sunday, February 24th 2013, 17:52

The Indian government is to unveil its budget for the next financial year later this week.
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Dhoni double ton puts India ahead

Sunday, February 24th 2013, 12:50
related countries: Australia Australia

An unbeaten double century from Mahendra Dhoni puts India 135 ahead of Australia at 515-8 after day three of the first Test.
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Ex-Maldives leader quits refuge

Saturday, February 23rd 2013, 22:17
related countries: Maldives Maldives
related places: Male

Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed leaves the Indian High Commission in the capital Male, 10 days after seeking refuge to avoid arrest.
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Tendulkar inspires India recovery

Saturday, February 23rd 2013, 12:58
related countries: Australia Australia

Sachin Tendulkar hits an unbeaten 71 as India close day two of the first Test 198 behind Australia at 182-3.
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India minister visits blast sites

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 12:15
related places: Hyderabad

India's Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde visits the sites of the two explosions in Hyderabad which killed 16 people and injured 117.
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