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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 in new steps to boost rupee

Friday, August 9th 2013, 1:27

India's central bank announces new measures to reduce volatility in currency markets and support the weakened rupee.
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Pakistan calls for Kashmir ceasefire

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 17:38
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif says that it is imperative to restore a ceasefire on the Kashmir border following violence earlier this week.
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Jaguar demand fails to lift Tata

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 16:29

Indian car maker Tata Motors, owner of Jaguar-Land Rover, reported a 23% drop in profits, attributed mostly to weak demand at home.
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India food bill tabled in parliament

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 11:02

The Indian government tables a bill in parliament to provide subsidised food to two-thirds of the population.
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India names new central bank chief

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 2:22

India has picked a former International Monetary Fund chief economist as the head of its central bank, as it struggles to revive its slowing economy.
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Indian troops killed in Kashmir

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 12:03

Five Indian soldiers have been shot dead in Indian-administered Kashmir, the chief minister of the disputed region says.
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India MPs protest against new state

Monday, August 5th 2013, 11:35

Members of India's parliament express their anger at the decision of the ruling Congress party-led coalition to create the new state of Telangana.
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Afghan attack targets Indian mission

Saturday, August 3rd 2013, 12:58
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Jalalabad

Suicide bombers target the Indian consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, killing at least nine civilians, police say.
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India eases retail investment rules

Friday, August 2nd 2013, 2:20

India eases key rules on foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail in an attempt to attract investment from foreign firms and boost growth.
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VIDEO: Royal notice footman back in India

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 11:51

A former Buckingham Palace footman, who helped announce the birth of Prince George, has returned home to India after his visa expired.
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Protests over Indian Telangana state

Wednesday, July 31st 2013, 10:18

Protests are being held in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, a day after the announcement that it will be split to form a new state of Telangana.
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Sreesanth charged in fixing scandal

Tuesday, July 30th 2013, 18:00

Indian fast bowler S Sreesanth is charged with 38 others in a spot-fixing scandal that has rocked the Indian Premier League.
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India coalition approves new state

Tuesday, July 30th 2013, 16:16

India's ruling Congress-led coalition unanimously endorses the formation of a new state in the Telangana area of southern Andhra Pradesh state.
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What new Telangana state means for India

Tuesday, July 30th 2013, 16:11

What the new state of Telangana means for India
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India panel approves Jet Etihad deal

Tuesday, July 30th 2013, 3:13

India's foreign investment regulator approves a $379m (£248m) deal that will see Etihad Airways buy a 24% stake in Jet Airways.
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'Most typecast actor' Raj dies at 85

Monday, July 29th 2013, 13:27
related places: Mumbai

Indian actor Jagdish Raj, who was best known for playing a police detective in some 144 Bollywood films, dies in Mumbai aged 85.
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Ecclestone doubts 2014 Indian GP

Monday, July 29th 2013, 10:59

Bernie Ecclestone says "political" issues with the race mean he does not expect an Indian Grand Prix in 2014.
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India Gorkha strike disrupts life

Monday, July 29th 2013, 8:50

A 72-hour strike called by the main Gorkha ethnic group in India's West Bengal state brings life to a standstill in the tea-producing Darjeeling hills.
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India meeting to discuss rupee fall

Monday, July 29th 2013, 5:57

India's PM Manmohan Singh meets industry leaders to discuss the sharp fall in the currency and measures to curb the current account deficit.
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Daughters win maharaja's $4bn assets

Sunday, July 28th 2013, 19:14

The daughters of a former Indian maharaja win a 21 year battle over more than $4bn (£2.6bn) in assets after a court rules his will was forged.
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VIDEO: Why car firms are investing in India

Saturday, July 27th 2013, 21:08

Car sales have fallen in India for the first time in a decade, but some of the world's top carmakers continue to invest in producing vehicles there.
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VIDEO: Rural India's job creation challenge

Friday, July 26th 2013, 23:10

Growth in India has fallen to its lowest level in a decade as the country's economic slowdown continues.
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Teachers boycott free school meals

Friday, July 26th 2013, 12:04

Tens of thousands of Indian teachers boycott free school lunches in protest at the arrest of a head of a school where 23 children died of poisoning.
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India man guilty of killing police

Thursday, July 25th 2013, 12:13
related places: Delhi

A court in India finds a young Muslim, Shahzad Ahmad, guilty of killing a police inspector in 2008 in a notorious "encounter" in Delhi's Batla House area.
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Deadly meal head teacher arrested

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 13:35

Indian police arrest the head teacher of a school where 23 children died after eating food contaminated with insecticide last week.
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Teachers to 'quit' free school meals

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 5:39
related places: Bihar

Teachers in India's Bihar state decide not to participate in the free school lunch scheme after 23 children died from eating a meal last week.
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In pictures: India's artificial zoo

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 0:37

Indian zoo where the only animals on show are artificial
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Joe Biden meets Indian PM Singh

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 12:42
related countries: United States United States

US Vice-President Joe Biden holds talks with Indian PM Manmohan Singh during a four-day visit to India to boost diplomatic and economic ties.
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Six die in India building collapse

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 4:48
related places: At, Hyderabad

At least six people, including two children, die in a building collapse near the southern Indian city of Hyderabad.
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Turkish ship with Indian crew freed

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 4:37
related countries: Gabon Gabon, Turkey Turkey
related places: Port Gentil

Pirates release a Turkish cargo ship with a crew of 24 Indians which they hijacked near Port Gentil off the coast of Gabon in West Africa last week.
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Indian builds a Taj Mahal for his wife

Monday, July 22nd 2013, 23:56

A 'poor' Indian man builds a Taj Mahal for his wife
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VIDEO: India jails six over Swiss tourist rape

Sunday, July 21st 2013, 7:51
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

An Indian court has sentenced six men to life in prison for the gang-rape of a Swiss tourist in March.
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Pesticide found in India fatal meals

Saturday, July 20th 2013, 16:52
related places: Bihar

Tests confirm high levels of pesticide in samples of the school meal blamed for the deaths of 23 children in the north-eastern India state of Bihar.
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India jails six over Swiss gang rape

Saturday, July 20th 2013, 14:54
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

A court in India sentences six men to life imprisonment over the gang rape of a Swiss tourist who was attacked while camping earlier this year.
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Curfew and strike shut down Kashmir

Friday, July 19th 2013, 10:40

All major towns in Indian-administered Kashmir are under curfew, a day after security forces shot dead four protesters.
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In pictures: India's dying mime art

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 23:34

The dying art of mime in India
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UAE holds man over road attack video

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 17:11

Dubai police arrest a man for sharing online footage of a UAE citizen attacking an Indian driver using the rope from his traditional head dress.
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India's top court curbs acid sales

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 11:19

India's Supreme Court orders federal and state governments to regulate the sale of acid in an attempt to reduce attacks on women.
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Protesters shot dead in Kashmir

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 10:51

At least six people are killed after security forces opened fire on protesters in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials say.
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India lunch deaths children buried

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 10:23
related places: Bihar

Nineteen of the 23 children who died after eating a tainted free school meal in the Indian state of Bihar are buried in and around the school grounds.
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ArcelorMittal quits India project

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 3:05

The world's largest steel company, ArcelorMittal, abandons plans to build a steel plant in eastern India because of problems acquiring land.
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What is wrong with India's economy?

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 23:39

What is wrong with India's economy?
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Protests follow school meal deaths

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 15:27

There are violent protests in India by parents and villagers after 22 children died and dozens more fell sick after eating a tainted free school meal.
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School meal kills 22 in India

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 9:44
related places: Bihar

At least 22 children have died and dozens more are ill after eating a free school meal in India's eastern state of Bihar.
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India eases foreign investment rules

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 3:08

India further eases rules on foreign direct investment in a range of industries in an attempt to support the sliding currency and boost growth.
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General 'followed before knifing'

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 14:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, West End

An Indian general and his wife were followed before being attacked with a knife in London's West End, the Old Bailey hears.
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Posco scraps Indian steel project

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 11:49
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korean firm Posco scraps a proposed steel project in the Indian state of Karnataka after delays and local opposition.
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Court removes Mumbai dance bar ban

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 6:27
related places: Mumbai

India's Supreme Court rules that dance bars can reopen in the western state of Maharashtra and its capital city, Mumbai, overturning an eight-year-old ban.
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India's plan to become a leading olive oil producer

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 0:59

India plans to become top olive oil producer
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Girl killed in Reunion shark attack

Monday, July 15th 2013, 15:46
related countries: France France, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Reunion Reunion

A teenager is killed by a shark while snorkelling off the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean, in an unusual attack near the shore.
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India flood missing 'presumed dead'

Monday, July 15th 2013, 5:20

The government in the Indian state of Uttarakhand says more than 5,700 people missing after last month's floods will now be presumed dead.
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VIDEO: India flood missing 'presumed dead'

Monday, July 15th 2013, 0:05

The number of people missing following June's floods in the Indian state of Uttarakhand has risen to more than 5,000.
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In pictures: India flood survivors

Sunday, July 14th 2013, 23:46

Images of survivors in India's Uttarakhand state
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VIDEO: Reaping retail rewards in Singapore

Sunday, July 14th 2013, 10:45
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Naraindas Gangaram tells India Business report about his retail business in Singapore that employs more than 700 people.
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VIDEO: Putting waste to good use in India

Sunday, July 14th 2013, 8:27

The amount of solid waste produced in India is still low compared to developed countries, but as the population grows it is becoming more of a problem.
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VIDEO: India set to send final telegram

Sunday, July 14th 2013, 7:38

India's last telegram will be sent on Sunday night as the country's state-run telegraph service shuts down.
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Eleven drown in India boat capsize

Friday, July 12th 2013, 7:12
related places: Bihar, Kosi

Eleven people are drowned after a boat capsizes in the flooded Kosi river in the eastern Indian state of Bihar.
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'Flying Sikh': Indian sprinter Milkha Singh biopic set for release

Friday, July 12th 2013, 1:32

Biopic of legendary Indian athlete set for release
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India to intercept Blackberry chats

Thursday, July 11th 2013, 11:53

A leaked document indicates that the Indian authorities are now ready to take control of a system that will let them intercept Blackberry messages.
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Delhi rape court defers verdict

Thursday, July 11th 2013, 7:25
related places: Delhi

An Indian juvenile court defers its verdict in the case of an 18-year-old accused of taking part in the fatal gang rape of a woman on a Delhi bus.
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Convicted Indian lawmakers must quit

Wednesday, July 10th 2013, 18:26

Indian lawmakers convicted of serious crimes will no longer be able to stay in office while they appeal, under a landmark Supreme Court ruling.
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Seven die in Uttarakhand landslide

Wednesday, July 10th 2013, 9:43

Seven people die in a landslide in India's Uttarakhand state, where floods and landslides left more than 800 dead last month.
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Indian star denies 'sex test' claims

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 17:14

Top Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan strongly denies any "irregularities" surrounding the run-up to the birth of his son last month.
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Thousands homeless in India floods

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 4:48

Some 250,000 people are forced to leave their homes because of flooding in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam, officials say.
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Parvez Rasool: First Kashmiri Muslim cricketer to play for India

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 1:37

First Muslim cricketer from Kashmir to play for India
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VIDEO: India hotel collapse leaves 12 dead

Monday, July 8th 2013, 11:37
related places: At, Secunderabad

At least 12 people have been killed in a building collapse in the southern Indian city of Secunderabad, police say.
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India hotel collapse leaves 12 dead

Monday, July 8th 2013, 9:19
related places: At, Secunderabad

At least 12 people die and 18 more are injured in a building collapse in the southern Indian city of Secunderabad, police say.
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Man detained for India temple attack

Monday, July 8th 2013, 6:40

Federal investigators in India detain a man in connection with the series of blasts on Sunday at India's holiest Buddhist shrine that left two people injured.
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Blasts at Indian Buddhist complex

Sunday, July 7th 2013, 13:08

Blasts shake India's Bodhgaya temple complex - one of Buddhism's holiest sites - in what officials say was a terror attack.
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VIDEO: The menace of card fraud in India

Saturday, July 6th 2013, 0:03

The use of debit and credit cards is growing at a brisk pace in India, but there has also been a rapid rise in the number of fraud cases linked to bank cards.
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Trial of Delhi rape juvenile ends

Friday, July 5th 2013, 8:22
related places: Delhi

The trial of a 17-year-old, accused in last December's fatal gang rape of a woman in Delhi which sparked outrage across India, concludes.
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India president to approve food plan

Friday, July 5th 2013, 7:17

India's President Pranab Mukherjee is due to approve a giant programme to provide subsidised food to two-thirds of the population, two days after its passed by the cabinet.
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VIDEO: Why India's elderly are moving to homes

Friday, July 5th 2013, 5:46

Traditional family ties in India are being broken by some senior citizens who are choosing to live separately from their children.
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Telegram memories: What are yours?

Friday, July 5th 2013, 5:13

BBC News wants to hear from you as India axes telegram service
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Why India's elderly are moving to retirement homes

Friday, July 5th 2013, 0:47

Why some of India's elderly are not moving in with their children
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India launches huge cheap food plan

Wednesday, July 3rd 2013, 17:37

India's government introduces a giant programme to provide cheap food to two-thirds of the population ahead of general elections next year.
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India king ends fast over palace

Wednesday, July 3rd 2013, 5:24

The titular king of India's Manipur state withdraws his hunger strike in protest against the state government's decision to evict him from his ancestral palace.
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Last India flood pilgrims evacuated

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 16:52

The last of the pilgrims stranded after the recent floods in the Indian state of Uttarakhand are evacuated, bringing to an end one of the world's largest air rescue operations.
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India floods: The search for missing victims

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 1:08

Trying to keep up hopes for missing India flood victims in Uttarakhand
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Dead Indian star's boyfriend bailed

Monday, July 1st 2013, 11:32
related places: Mumbai

Actor Suraj Pancholi, arrested after Bollywood actress Jiah Khan killed herself last month, is freed on bail by the Mumbai high court.
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Three killed in Kashmir gun battle

Monday, July 1st 2013, 10:18

Two militants and a policeman die in a gun battle in Indian-administered Kashmir, as a strike is held after the killing of two people in an army operation.
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'Thousands missing' in India floods

Monday, July 1st 2013, 3:45

Nearly 3,000 people are still missing in India's flood-hit Uttarakhand, its chief minister says, and the number of dead may never be known.
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India floods: Foreign survivors 'lucky to be alive'

Saturday, June 29th 2013, 0:10

Foreign survivors of India floods recount their ordeal
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VIDEO: A banking revolution in rural India?

Friday, June 28th 2013, 23:30

Earlier this year India's central bank said it intended to issue new banking licences - as part of its plan to expand the country's financial sector and reach out to more rural areas.
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A journey through Uttarakhand's flooded landscape

Friday, June 28th 2013, 11:30

A journey through northern India's flooded and broken landscape
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India doubles price of natural gas

Friday, June 28th 2013, 10:21

India doubles the price of natural gas, in an effort to kick-start investment in the country's domestic production.
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Many still stranded in India floods

Friday, June 28th 2013, 6:49

Nearly 3,000 people remain stranded in India's Uttarakhand state, where more than 800 people have died in floods and landslides, the army chief says.
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Why foreign footballers are big in Calcutta

Friday, June 28th 2013, 0:30
related places: Calcutta

How foreign footballers are making their mark in India
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VIDEO: Mass cremations begin after India floods

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 22:19

Mass cremations are taking place in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, where more than 800 people died after recent floods and landslides.
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