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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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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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India Olympic boxer 'took heroin'

Monday, April 1st 2013, 5:07

Police in India's Punjab state say Olympics medal winning boxer Vijender Singh consumed heroin after procuring it from alleged drug smugglers.
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In pictures: Inside India's oldest Muslim university

Monday, April 1st 2013, 3:58

The lives of foreign students at India's Muslim university
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VIDEO: Floods wreak havoc in Mauritius

Monday, April 1st 2013, 2:58
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Mauritius Mauritius

A day of national mourning has been declared on the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, where at least 11 people have died in severe floods.
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The angels helping Indian start-ups

Monday, April 1st 2013, 0:47

The 'angels' helping Indian start-ups grow their businesses
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Deadly floods hit Mauritian capital

Sunday, March 31st 2013, 18:59
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Mauritius Mauritius
related places: At, Port Louis

At least 11 people have died after sudden rains caused flooding in the Mauritian capital Port Louis, officials on the Indian Ocean island say.
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Five dead in Mumbai factory fire

Friday, March 29th 2013, 5:37
related places: Mumbai

Five people die and three others are injured in a fire at a factory in the western Indian city of Mumbai, fire brigade officials say.
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VIDEO: India tries to protect tourism industry

Thursday, March 28th 2013, 20:05

The Indian Association of Tour Operators has demanded the formation of tourism police and helplines to counter the potential fallout from the high profile rape cases since the beginning of the year.
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Brics nations mull development bank

Wednesday, March 27th 2013, 16:04
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Russia Russia, South Africa South Africa

Leaders of the Brics nations - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - meeting in Durban discuss the formation of a new development bank.
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Italy minister quits over India row

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 17:46
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Delhi

Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi quits over Italy's decision to send two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen, to Delhi for trial.
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Indian state bars S Lanka cricketers

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 16:40
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Tamil Nadu state says it will not host Indian Premier League (IPL) matches involving Sri Lankan cricketers, amid anger over Sri Lanka's rights record.
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Indian politician shot dead in Delhi

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 15:13
related places: Delhi

Wealthy Indian businessman and politician Deepak Bhardwaj has been shot dead by two men at his home in Delhi, police say.
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Two Indian nationals killed in CAR

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 3:37
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic, France France
related places: Bangui

French troops guarding the Central African Republic capital Bangui's international airport accidentally kill two Indian citizens, the French defence ministry says.
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Ford sorry for Berlusconi advert

Monday, March 25th 2013, 10:46
related countries: Italy Italy

The Indian unit of Ford apologises for an advert showing former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi with a group of bound women in the boot of a car.
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Six killed in deadly India fire

Monday, March 25th 2013, 7:39
related places: Bangalore

A deadly fire in a factory on the outskirts of the southern Indian city of Bangalore kills six people who were asleep inside the building.
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India complete Australia whitewash

Sunday, March 24th 2013, 11:23
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Delhi

India secure a 4-0 whitewash over Australia after winning the fourth Test in Delhi by six wickets.
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Agra hotel jump woman recalls ordeal

Sunday, March 24th 2013, 4:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British woman tells the BBC that she shouted for help for more than an hour before jumping from a hotel balcony in India fearing a sexual assault.
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The Indian town with 6,000 widows

Sunday, March 24th 2013, 2:57

The Indian town with 6,000 singing, praying widows
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