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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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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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VIDEO: Indian women taking on 'male' jobs

Tuesday, May 28th 2013, 5:35

BBC News speaks to one trailblazing Indian woman, who has broken into the traditionally male-dominated industry of nightclub security.
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India Bihar families fight for 66 years over a plot of land

Tuesday, May 28th 2013, 1:16

Indian families battle for 66 years over a patch of land
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Sachin Tendulkar retires from IPL

Monday, May 27th 2013, 4:42

Cricket star Sachin Tendulkar announces his retirement from the Indian Premier League tournament moments after his team Mumbai Indians lifts their first IPL title.
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VIDEO: Indian stuntwoman 'breaking stereotypes'

Monday, May 27th 2013, 3:45

Indian stuntwoman breaks into male preserve
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Gandhi 'devastated' by India ambush

Sunday, May 26th 2013, 13:42

The head of India's Congress Party, Sonia Gandhi, says she is "devastated" by an attack on party officials in Chhattisgarh, which left at least 24 dead.
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'Maoist rebels' kill 17 in India

Saturday, May 25th 2013, 20:32

At least 17 people, including a senior leader of India's governing Congress party, are killed after their convoy was attacked by Maoist rebels, officials say.
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India soldiers die in Kashmir ambush

Friday, May 24th 2013, 6:56
related places: Pulwama

Four soldiers are killed in an ambush by suspected militants in the Pulwama district of Indian-administered Kashmir, officials say.
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India IPL cricket fans despair over spot-fixing claims

Friday, May 24th 2013, 0:28

India cricket fans distraught over IPL fixing claims
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Rauf withdrawn from Champions Trophy

Thursday, May 23rd 2013, 14:47
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf is withdrawn from the Champions Trophy following media reports of an Indian police investigation.
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Police 'watching' more IPL players

Thursday, May 23rd 2013, 6:09
related places: Delhi

The Delhi police chief says at least three more cricketers are being watched for their role in alleged spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
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SA opposition rejects Gupta report

Wednesday, May 22nd 2013, 18:47
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's main opposition party condemns as a cover-up an official probe into the use of a military base for an Indian society wedding.
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IPL cricketer denies spot-fixing

Wednesday, May 22nd 2013, 4:58

Indian fast bowler S Sreesanth, arrested last week over allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League, insists he is innocent.
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The Indian doctor revered in China

Tuesday, May 21st 2013, 15:07
related countries: China China

Why does every Chinese leader want to salute this Indian?
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Karzai to push for India defence aid

Tuesday, May 21st 2013, 8:14
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai is in India to press for more military aid, ahead of the planned withdrawal of Nato-led forces from Afghanistan in 2014.
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India cricketers due in court soon

Tuesday, May 21st 2013, 7:01

Three cricketers, arrested last week over allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier league, are due in court soon.
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IT firm sacks Indian chief executive

Tuesday, May 21st 2013, 6:14

The Indian chief executive of outsourcing firm iGATE, Phaneesh Murthy, is sacked after an internal investigation "for not disclosing a relationship with a subordinate".
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In pictures: India's fading trams

Monday, May 20th 2013, 23:19
related places: Calcutta

Trams battle against the odds in Calcutta
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India and China pledge on border row

Monday, May 20th 2013, 15:44
related countries: China China

Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says India and China must "improve mechanisms" to settle a long-running border dispute, pledging his commitment to "peace and tranquility".
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VIDEO: Running barefoot in Wyoming

Sunday, May 19th 2013, 23:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Wyoming

How barefoot Indian tribe inspired a US fitness revolution
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China Premier Li Keqiang in India

Sunday, May 19th 2013, 6:44

China's Premier Li Keqiang travels to India for his first foreign visit since taking office, with border tensions and trade topping the agenda.
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Dravid 'shock' over cricket arrests

Friday, May 17th 2013, 23:01

India batsman Rahul Dravid is shocked after three of his Rajasthan Royals IPL stars are arrested over spot-fixing claims.
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India cricketers held over 'fixing'

Thursday, May 16th 2013, 11:53

Three Indian cricketers have been arrested over allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the country's cricket board says.
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India shows cheap diarrhoea vaccine

Wednesday, May 15th 2013, 4:46

Scientists in India unveil a new low-cost vaccine against a diarrhoea virus that kills about half a million children around the world each year.
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India drug firm pays record US fine

Tuesday, May 14th 2013, 6:31
related countries: United States United States

India's top drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories will pay a record fine in the US for lying to officials and selling badly made generic drugs.
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Sachin Tendulkar unveils gold coin

Tuesday, May 14th 2013, 5:16

Limited edition gold coins with Indian cricket star Sachin Tendulkar's face engraved on them are launched by an Indian jewellery company.
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Charles Correa - India's greatest architect?

Monday, May 13th 2013, 23:46

Celebrating the work of India's greatest architect
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Tata writes down European assets

Monday, May 13th 2013, 18:03

India's Tata Steel, one of the world's biggest steelmakers, announces a $1.6bn (£1bn) writedown on the value of its European assets.
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India ministers quit amid scandals

Friday, May 10th 2013, 19:38

Two Indian ministers resign over links with corruption allegations, with reports suggesting the Congress party is holding crisis talks.
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India court rejects Sanjay Dutt plea

Friday, May 10th 2013, 9:53

India's Supreme Court rejects Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt's petition asking the court to review its earlier order sending him to jail for five years for firearms offences during the 1993 Mumbai blasts.
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Killed Pakistan prisoner buried

Friday, May 10th 2013, 4:00
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

A Pakistani prisoner killed by a fellow inmate at a high-security prison in Indian-administered Kashmir is buried in Pakistan, media reports say.
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Pakistan prisoner dies in India

Thursday, May 9th 2013, 10:01
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

A Pakistani prisoner attacked by a fellow inmate at a high-security prison in Indian-administered Kashmir dies in hospital, doctors say.
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India bus crash toll rises to 39

Thursday, May 9th 2013, 4:14

The death toll in a bus crash in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh rises to 39, police say.
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In pictures: Indian cinema turns 100

Thursday, May 9th 2013, 1:54

Images from 100 years of Indian cinema
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Why China's influence on Nepal worries India

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 11:59
related countries: Nepal Nepal

China's influence on Nepal worries India
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Congress heading for Karnataka win

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 8:08

India's Congress party is heading for a win in the polls to elect a new assembly in the state of Karnataka.
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Why are Indian women being attacked on social media?

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 0:49

Why are Indian women being attacked on social media?
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India panic after bears kill eight

Tuesday, May 7th 2013, 8:56

Wild bears kill eight people within a week in the eastern Indian state of Orissa causing panic among local villagers, forestry officials say.
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Family visit injured Pakistan inmate

Tuesday, May 7th 2013, 4:27
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

The family of a Pakistani prisoner attacked by a fellow inmate in Indian-administered Kashmir is due to visit him in hospital, reports say.
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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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