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How technology is changing Indian weddings

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 1:06

How technology is changing Indian weddings
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VIDEO: Web boosts Indian wedding planning

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 23:58

The BBC's Shilpa Kannan reports on how Indian couples are increasingly using the internet to plan their big days.
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Ghana arrests Chinese gold miners

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 19:42
related countries: China China, Ghana Ghana

Ghanaian police arrest 46 foreign nationals from China and India accused of illegally mining gold in the River Offin in central Ghana.
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India chase down 350 to beat Aussies

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 17:25

Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan smash centuries as India produce the third-highest successful run chase in ODI history.
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Infosys in $34m US visa settlement

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 14:00
related countries: United States United States

India's second-largest software firm, Infosys, pays $34m to settle a civil lawsuit from the US government over allegations it misused visas.
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India bus fire kills at least 42

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 6:13

At least 42 people die after the bus they were travelling in catches fire in India's southern state of Andhra Pradesh, police say.
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The girl who talks to elephants

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 0:57

The Indian girl who talks to elephants
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India raises interest rate again

Tuesday, October 29th 2013, 6:32

India's new central bank governor raises interest rates for a second consecutive month by a quarter of one percent to 7.75% to try to fight inflation.
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Hindi writer Rajendra Yadav dies

Tuesday, October 29th 2013, 4:26
related places: Delhi

Well-known Hindi writer Rajendra Yadav, whose first novel Pret Bolte Hain (Ghosts Speak) was published in 1951, dies in the Indian city of Delhi.
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India detentions over Patna blasts

Monday, October 28th 2013, 11:19
related places: Bihar, Patna

Police in India arrest two men and detain several others after deadly bomb attacks on a crowd gathered for an opposition rally in the northern state of Bihar.
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Soldier killed in Kashmir firing

Monday, October 28th 2013, 7:56
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

A soldier is killed in Indian-administered Kashmir in firing from Pakistan, the Indian army says.
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Vettel clinches fourth world title

Sunday, October 27th 2013, 16:15

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel clinches his fourth consecutive world title with a victory in the Indian Grand Prix.
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India BJP rally hit by deadly blasts

Sunday, October 27th 2013, 16:12

A bomb attack on crowds gathering for a rally by India's BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi kills five people.
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VIDEO: Festival frenzy for Indian indie fans

Sunday, October 27th 2013, 7:49

Bollywood once dominate the Indian music scene, but times are changing, as Yogita Limaye reports.
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Vettel nears title with India pole

Saturday, October 26th 2013, 10:50

Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel is on pole position for the Indian Grand Prix, where he can clinch the drivers’ world title.
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Vettel top in final India practice

Saturday, October 26th 2013, 6:43

Sebastian Vettel heads team-mate Mark Webber in final practice as Red Bull continue to dominate the Indian GP weekend.
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Civilians injured in Kashmir firing

Friday, October 25th 2013, 10:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Eight civilians are injured as Pakistani troops fire guns and mortar shells at border posts in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials say.
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Vettel tops second India practice

Friday, October 25th 2013, 10:18

Sebastian Vettel heads team-mate Mark Webber as Red Bull took a dominant one-two in Friday practice at the Indian Grand Prix.
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Police in India kill 'top gangster'

Friday, October 25th 2013, 8:13
related places: Delhi

Police in the Indian capital, Delhi, say they have killed a notorious gangster wanted in more than 50 cases of murder, extortion and kidnapping.
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Indian GP to go ahead after ruling

Friday, October 25th 2013, 7:27

This weekend's Indian Grand Prix will go ahead as the Indian Supreme Court delays a tax hearing until next week.
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Vettel tops India first practice

Friday, October 25th 2013, 6:14

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel sets the pace in first practice at the Indian Grand Prix ahead of team-mate Mark Webber.
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Cyclists feeling the squeeze on India's roads

Friday, October 25th 2013, 1:08

Cyclists feeling the squeeze on India's roads
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Yoga history - savage and serene

Friday, October 25th 2013, 0:45

Exhibition reveals the warrior yogis of medieval India
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India 'royals' end bitter dispute

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 15:31

Agreement is reached in a multi-billion dollar dispute between members of one of India's most illustrious former royal families, lawyers say.
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Vettel taking nothing for granted

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 13:06

Sebastian Vettel is "not expecting anything" at the Indian Grand Prix as he stands on the brink of a fourth F1 world title.
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Indian music legend Manna Dey dies

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 12:10
related places: Bangalore

Legendary Indian singer Manna Dey, who chalked up a number of hit Bollywood songs in a career spanning six decades, dies in a Bangalore hospital at the age of 94.
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Indian hospital in huge payout order

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 11:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Calcutta

India's Supreme Court orders a Calcutta hospital to pay nearly $1m to a US-based Indian doctor in a case of medical negligence which led to his wife's death in 1998.
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India alleges fresh Kashmir firing

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013, 13:08
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

India accuses Pakistani troops of firing at more than 50 locations along the disputed border in Kashmir as a soldier is killed on Tuesday night.
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India and China in border agreement

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013, 9:33
related countries: China China

India and China sign an agreement on border defence co-operation after a stand-off between their armies in disputed territory earlier this year.
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Mapping unsafe areas for India's women

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013, 1:11

Mapping sexual harassment in Indian cities
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India nuclear plant begins operating

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 7:25

The controversial Kudankulam nuclear plant in India's Tamil Nadu state begins producing electricity, officials say, after years of delays and protests.
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BHP withdraws from India projects

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 1:46

Mining giant BHP Billiton plans to withdraw from nearly all of its oil and gas exploration projects in India, reportedly due to regulatory delays.
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VIDEO: Walks to heal Malaysia divisions

Monday, October 21st 2013, 23:30
related countries: China China, Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia prides itself on being a multi-ethnic and multi-religious country, more than 50% of its people are Malay-Muslims, while the Chinese, Indian and indigenous groups are mainly Buddhists, Christians or Hindus.
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Sailor 'attempts suicide' in India

Monday, October 21st 2013, 10:37
related countries: United States United States

The chief engineer of a US-owned ship detained in India has attempted to take his own life while in jail, police say.
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India probes toxic alcohol deaths

Monday, October 21st 2013, 10:23

Officials in India begin an inquiry after at least 42 people die from drinking toxic alcohol in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.
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India Mars launch stokes space race

Sunday, October 20th 2013, 21:50

India's planned Mars launch stokes Asian space race
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Faulkner stars in superb Aussie win

Saturday, October 19th 2013, 16:05
related countries: Australia Australia

James Faulkner smashes 64 from 29 balls as Australia win another high-scoring one-day international against India.
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India police arrest crew of US ship

Friday, October 18th 2013, 13:58
related countries: United States United States

Police in India arrest the crew of a US-owned ship accused of illegally entering Indian waters with a huge cache of weapons.
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India secures 'treasure hunt' site

Friday, October 18th 2013, 11:55

Police in northern India secure the site of an archaeological dig after hundreds of local residents gather there following speculation that it contains buried treasure.
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Indian's tattoo helps reunite family

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 20:05
related places: Mumbai

A policeman in the Indian city of Mumbai who became lost in a crowded railway station as a child has been reunited with his family after 24 years, thanks to a distinctive tattoo.
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Mumbai gang-rape victim in court

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 15:57
related places: Mumbai

A woman who was gang-raped in Mumbai in August collapses in court while giving evidence, months after India strengthened its sexual violence laws.
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Policemen die in India rebel attack

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 5:26

Three policemen die in an attack by suspected Maoist rebels in India's western state of Maharashtra, police say.
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Record-breaking India stun Australia

Wednesday, October 16th 2013, 16:24
related countries: Australia Australia

India pull off the second-highest run chase in one-day internationals to thrash Australia and level their series at 1-1.
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India intensifies cyclone relief

Wednesday, October 16th 2013, 4:10

Authorities in India's Orissa state intensify efforts to provide relief to some 12 million people affected by a cyclone and subsequent floods.
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Floods hit India after cyclone

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 10:23

Teams battle to rescue tens of thousands of people marooned by rising flood waters in Orissa after it was hit by the strongest cyclone in 14 years.
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India temple stampede toll rises

Monday, October 14th 2013, 11:50

The death toll after a stampede at a Hindu festival in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh rises to 115, local officials say.
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In pictures: India stampede

Monday, October 14th 2013, 10:55

Stampede at Hindu festival in central India kills dozens
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India inflation at seven-month high

Monday, October 14th 2013, 7:58

India's inflation rate rises to a seven-month high in September, limiting the room for authorities to ease monetary policy as they look to spur growth.
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VIDEO: India's lonely widows

Monday, October 14th 2013, 7:25

Shilpa Kannan investigates India’s growing population of elderly people with no family to fall back on.
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Evacuees return after India cyclone

Monday, October 14th 2013, 6:55

Hundreds of thousands of people, evacuated before Cyclone Phailin crashed into India's eastern areas, begin returning to their homes as the storm weakens.
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Plight of India's abandoned widows

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 23:17

Growing number of elderly Indian women struggle to survive
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Many dead in India temple stampede

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 23:06

Some 91 pilgrims, mostly women and children, are killed in a stampede on a bridge near a temple in central India, local officials say.
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Rare praise as India cyclone catastrophe averted

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 21:08

For once, the Indian authorities were ready for a cyclone
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India cyclone leaves chaos in wake

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 18:46

Indian disaster teams begin a relief operation after Cyclone Phailin smashes homes and blocks roads, but a huge evacuation seems to have paid off.
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VIDEO: Cyclone residents begin big clear-up

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 16:14

The BBC has found local people taking the clear-up operation after India's cyclone into their own hands.
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VIDEO: 'There was debris flying around us'

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 6:10

A powerful cyclone has battered eastern India during the night, ripping up trees and cutting power supplies.
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Huge cyclone batters eastern India

Saturday, October 12th 2013, 19:14

Some 500,000 people flee their homes as Cyclone Phailin makes landfall in eastern India, with winds reaching speeds of about 200 km/h (125mph).
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Huge cyclone bears down on India

Saturday, October 12th 2013, 15:20

As many as 500,000 people in India have been evacuated as a massive cyclone sweeps through the Bay of Bengal towards the east coast.
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VIDEO: India braces for Cyclone Phailin

Saturday, October 12th 2013, 0:48

More than 200,000 people in India are being evacuated as a massive cyclone is sweeping through the Bay of Bengal towards the east coast.
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Returning Yuvraj fires India to win

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 19:17
related countries: Australia Australia

Yuvraj Singh, playing his first international since January, hits 77 as India beat Australia in a Twenty20 match.
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India road crash kills 20 in Punjab

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 5:39

At least 20 pilgrims are killed when their lorry crashes into a gorge in the northern Indian state of Punjab.
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World Bank to help India investment

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 4:03

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank's investment arm, unveils plans to raise $1bn (£630m) by selling Indian rupee-linked bonds.
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NHS 'must seek saving ideas abroad'

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 23:01
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The NHS in England has to look to India and Mexico for saving ideas - or face a large funding shortfall, its regulator says.
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Wal-Mart ends Indian joint venture

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 6:37

Wal-Mart, the world's biggest retailer, agrees to dissolve its joint venture with one of India's leading business groups, Bharti Enterprises.
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India state power protest talks fail

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 4:37

Talks between authorities and striking power workers in India's southern Andhra Pradesh state fail, resulting in a sixth day of blackouts.
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Are India's women standing up to abuse?

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 23:50

Indian women face up to sexual abuse
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Concordia: Indian's remains 'found'

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 13:52
related countries: Italy Italy

Divers searching the wreck of the Costa Concordia off Italy find what they believe to be the remains of Russel Rebello, an Indian waiter listed as missing.
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Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 12:48

The Indian army calls off a search for suspected militants in Indian-administered Kashmir where troops have been fighting "30 to 40 Pakistan-backed militants" for the past two weeks.
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New Indian outbreak of encephalitis

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 6:42

Fifteen children have died over the last few days in a fresh outbreak of viral encephalitis in India's Uttar Pradesh state, taking this year's toll to 358.
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Allen pulls Blue Jasmine in India

Monday, October 7th 2013, 16:14

Woody Allen stops his latest film, Blue Jasmine, from being screened in India after learning mandatory anti-tobacco adverts would be inserted during the movie's smoking scenes.
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Widow priests in India Hindu temple

Monday, October 7th 2013, 6:37
related places: Mangalore

Two widows are ordained as priests in a century-old Hindu temple in the southern Indian city of Mangalore in Karnataka state.
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Power cuts amid India state protests

Monday, October 7th 2013, 4:46

Power cuts cripple life in parts of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh after protests against the formation of the new Telangana state.
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Fresh India protests over new state

Friday, October 4th 2013, 5:47

Protests are being held in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh after the government on Thursday approved the formation of the new state of Telangana.
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VIDEO: On the streets with India's homeless

Friday, October 4th 2013, 2:07

The BBC's Divya Arya joins an initiative on the streets of India's cities aiming to increase understanding of the challenges facing the homeless.
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Indian cabinet backs Jet Etihad deal

Friday, October 4th 2013, 1:52

India's cabinet approves Etihad Airways' plan to buy a 24% stake in Jet Airways for $379m (£248m).
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VIDEO: Kenyan Indian mourns family after mall attack

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 23:12
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

BBC Hindi's Nitin Srivastava speaks to a Kenyan Indian who lost his wife and grandson when al-Shabab militants attacked Nairobi's Westgate Mall on 21 September.
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India jails corrupt former minister

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 11:29

Former Indian railways minister Laloo Prasad Yadav is sent to jail for five years in what is being seen as a landmark step in the fight against corruption.
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'Thirty' killed in India road crash

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 11:21
related places: At

At least 30 people, including 12 children, are killed when a cargo truck crashes into two minivans filled with labourers in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam, police say.
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India troops 'fight Pakistan rebels'

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 8:47
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

India's army says its troops have been fighting Pakistan-backed armed militants in Indian-administered Kashmir for more than a week.
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Indian criminal MPs lose protection

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 16:39

The Indian government withdraws a controversial order which would have allowed convicted MPs to keep their seats and run for elections.
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ADB cuts outlook for developing Asia

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 3:11
related countries: China China

Asian Development Bank cuts its growth outlook for developing Asia, citing slower expansion in China and India, two of the region's biggest economies.
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In pictures: India's Ambassador taxis

Tuesday, October 1st 2013, 23:26

India's 'virtually indestructible' taxi
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Tortured teenage servant rescued

Tuesday, October 1st 2013, 12:53

A teenager working as a servant in the Indian capital is recovering in hospital after being rescued from her employer's home where she was allegedly beaten and slashed with sharp weapons.
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Clarke ruled out of India ODI series

Tuesday, October 1st 2013, 7:43
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia captain Michael Clarke is ruled out of the tour to India and requires "extensive rehabilitation" before the Ashes.
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Prisoners escape from India jail

Tuesday, October 1st 2013, 5:47

Seven inmates escape from a prison in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, police say.
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Laloo Yadav guilty in 'fodder scam'

Monday, September 30th 2013, 9:52

A former Indian minister, Laloo Prasad Yadav, is sent to jail after he is found guilty in a long-running corruption case known as the "fodder scam".
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Why has an Indian city banned cycling?

Monday, September 30th 2013, 3:53

Why has an Indian city banned bicycles from its streets?
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Leaders agree need for Kashmir calm

Sunday, September 29th 2013, 19:36
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The prime ministers of India and Pakistan hold their first meeting and pledge to work together to halt an upsurge of violence in Kashmir, officials say.
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India's Modi vows corruption fight

Sunday, September 29th 2013, 14:58

The opposition candidate hoping to become India's next prime minister in elections next year says the government is "addicted" to corruption.
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Mumbai search ends with 60 dead

Sunday, September 29th 2013, 5:23
related places: Mumbai

The rescue operation at a collapsed four-storey building in the Indian city of Mumbai is called off, with the final death toll put at 60.
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VIDEO: Bollywood star launches India's 24

Sunday, September 29th 2013, 0:06
related countries: United States United States

Yogita Limaye asks if India is ready for Anil Kapoor's version of the US hit show 24.
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India building collapse toll hits 42

Saturday, September 28th 2013, 13:34
related places: Mumbai

At least 42 people are now known to have died and more may still be trapped after a four-storey building collapsed in Mumbai, western India.
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Mumbai building collapse kills six

Friday, September 27th 2013, 10:06
related places: Mumbai

At least six people die and dozens are trapped after a four-storey building collapses in the western Indian city of Mumbai.
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India voters get right to reject

Friday, September 27th 2013, 7:22

India's Supreme Court rules that voters have the right to reject all candidates in elections.
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India PM Singh due to meet Obama

Friday, September 27th 2013, 3:54
related countries: United States United States

Indian PM Manmohan Singh is due to hold talks with US President Barack Obama on the opening day of his visit to the US.
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India troops die in Kashmir attacks

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 17:22

Officials say they have shot dead three militants who attacked an army base and police station in Indian-administered Kashmir, killing at least 10 people.
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'Missing' Mumbai rape accused found

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 12:52
related places: Mumbai

A man arrested in a high-profile gang rape case in the Indian city of Mumbai is in prison, officials confirm, after reports that he had gone missing.
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