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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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Tendulkar retains his India place

Tuesday, November 27th 2012, 10:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sachin Tendulkar is selected in India's squad for the third Test against England despite a run of low scores in 2012.
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Conoco to sell $5bn Kazakh stake

Tuesday, November 27th 2012, 2:34
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

India's biggest oil explorer, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, says it will buy ConocoPhillips's 8.4% stake in Kazakhstan's Kashagan project.
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Pietersen innings decisive - Cook

Monday, November 26th 2012, 10:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook says Kevin Pietersen was the difference between the sides in England's 10-wicket win over India.
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Ruthless England wrap up victory

Monday, November 26th 2012, 6:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mumbai

England complete a memorable 10-wicket win over India in the second Test in Mumbai to level the four-match series.
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Key India all-party meeting due

Monday, November 26th 2012, 4:17

India's ruling government calls an all-party meeting to discuss the deadlock in the parliament over recent economic reforms.
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BJP leader Jethmalani suspended

Monday, November 26th 2012, 3:59

A senior leader of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is suspended for "gross indiscipline", a party spokesman says.
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England close on win over India

Sunday, November 25th 2012, 11:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen smashes 186 and Monty Panesar takes five wickets to leave England on the verge of victory over India.
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Cook & Pietersen defy India spin

Saturday, November 24th 2012, 11:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mumbai

Alastair Cook and Kevin Pietersen put on 110 as England reach 178-2 in reply to India's 327 in the second Test in Mumbai.
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India and China in row over map

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 13:03
related countries: China China

A fresh row breaks out between India and China over territorial claims in a map displayed in new passports, just one day after other neighbouring nations condemned the map.
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Brilliant Pujara thwarts England

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 11:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mumbai

India's Cheteshwar Pujara again defies England with an elegant unbeaten century on day one of the second Test in Mumbai.
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Wal-Mart suspends Indian staff

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 10:53

Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, suspends a "few associates" at its joint venture in India amid an ongoing probe into bribery allegations.
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Delhi girl shot in urination row

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 6:51
related places: Delhi

A teenage girl in the Indian capital Delhi is shot dead by a man after she objected to him urinating near the gate of her family home, police say.
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Parliament begins on stormy note

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 9:50

India's parliament is disrupted with opposition parties questioning the government over recent economic reforms.
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Mumbai attacks gunman executed

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 16:29
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Mohammad Ajmal Amir Qasab, the sole surviving gunman from the 2008 Mumbai attacks, is executed in prison.
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England must 'stand up' like Cook

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 7:31

England coach Andy Flower tells his players to follow the example of captain Alastair Cook in the second Test against India.
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VIDEO: Mumbai attacks gunman executed

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 6:32

Mohammad Ajmal Amir Qasab, the sole surviving gunman from the 2008 Mumbai attacks, has been executed in prison, India confirms.
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Ponty Chadha: The 'strange' life of slain Indian tycoon

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 4:08

The 'strange' life of slain Indian tycoon Ponty Chadha
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VIDEO: India bans loans for gold purchase

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 2:04

As the price of gold rises, more people in India are investing in the precious metal, but the central bank is trying to discourage the speculation.
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Injured Finn out of second Test

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 14:29

Steven Finn is ruled out of Friday's second Test against India because of a thigh injury.
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Facebook arrest woman 'shocked'

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 11:42

An Indian woman, arrested on Monday over a comment on Facebook, tells the BBC of her "shock" at the way the incident was handled.
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Outrage at India Facebook arrests

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 4:30
related places: Mumbai

Anger follows the arrest of two women on Monday over a Facebook post criticising the shutdown of Mumbai after the death of politician Bal Thackeray.
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Probe into fatal India stampede

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 4:02
related places: Bihar

Authorities in the Indian state of Bihar begin an investigation into a stampede at a religious ceremony on Monday in which 17 people were killed.
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Fatal stampede at Indian ceremony

Monday, November 19th 2012, 15:38
related places: At, Bihar

At least 14 people are killed in a crush at a religious ceremony in Bihar, northern India. Many of the dead are thought to be women and children.
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Three die in India 'honour' crime

Monday, November 19th 2012, 14:15
related places: Bihar

Two young children and their father are killed and their mother injured in a suspected "honour" crime in the northern Indian state of Bihar.
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Mumbai arrests over Facebook post

Monday, November 19th 2012, 12:28
related places: Mumbai

Indian police arrest a Facebook user they say criticised Mumbai's shutdown after the death of politician Bal Thackeray, and a friend who "liked" the comment.
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Cook pleased by England fightback

Monday, November 19th 2012, 9:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain Alastair Cook says England can take heart from the spirit they showed in the nine-wicket defeat by India.
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England lose first Test in India

Monday, November 19th 2012, 7:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India dismiss any chance of a famous England escape by wrapping up a nine-wicket win in the first Test in Ahmedabad.
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India tycoon murders investigated

Monday, November 19th 2012, 4:06
related places: Delhi

Police in the Indian capital, Delhi, question a number of people over the killings of a powerful liquor baron and his brother in a shootout.
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Can Western chefs compete in India?

Monday, November 19th 2012, 0:48

Can Western chefs curry favour in India?
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VIDEO: Huge crowds for Thackeray funeral

Sunday, November 18th 2012, 17:21
related places: Mumbai

Massive crowds have gathered in the Indian city of Mumbai as the body of politician Bal Thackeray was cremated, following his death on Saturday.
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Cook one of best in world - Gooch

Sunday, November 18th 2012, 14:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Graham Gooch says England captain Alastair Cook is among the world's best players following his unbeaten 168 against India.
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Cook and Prior give England hope

Sunday, November 18th 2012, 11:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A defiant unbeaten 168 from Alastair Cook ensures England's battle to save the first Test against India goes into the final day.
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England crumble to India spinners

Saturday, November 17th 2012, 11:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England are facing defeat in the first Test against India despite making an improved start to their second innings.
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Schoolbook attacks meat-eaters

Friday, November 16th 2012, 14:08

Meat-eaters "easily cheat, lie, forget promises and commit sex crimes", according to a controversial school textbook available in India.
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India dominate struggling England

Friday, November 16th 2012, 11:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Cheteshwar Pujara double hundred and three late wickets put India in complete control of the first Test against England.
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England must limit India - Swann

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 12:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Graeme Swann warns that England must keep India below 450 when they resume on day two on 323-4 in Ahmedabad.
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England suffer at hands of Sehwag

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 11:29

Virender Sehwag smashes a rapid century as India enjoy the better of the opening day in the first Test against England.
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India Hindu leader 'improving'

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 7:43
related places: Mumbai

The condition of the founder of India's right-wing Shiv Sena party Bal Thackeray is improving, a senior leader of his party has said.
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India 2G auction short of target

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 3:57

India's latest auction of mobile phone licences falls flat, raising less than a quarter of the money the government had targeted.
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Aung San Suu Kyi was 'a quiet and inquisitive student'

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 19:13

India teacher remembers Aung San Suu Kyi
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Aung San Suu Kyi meets India PM

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 9:57
related countries: Burma Burma

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi meets Indian PM Manmohan Singh as part of her first visit to India in almost 40 years.
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India inflation at 10-month high

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 9:17

India's inflation rate jumps to a 10-month high, adding to policymakers' woes as they try to revive growth in Asia's third-largest economy.
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Finn will miss first India Test

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 7:31

Steven Finn is ruled out of Thursday's first Test against India but Stuart Broad has bowled at full speed in practice.
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Sporting dreams in India

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 6:59

Global sports are tapping into the Indian market
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Eight die in India firework blast

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 8:11

Eight people were killed in an explosion at a house where fireworks were being stored illegally in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police say.
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Prize for teaching India's poor

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 7:49

This year's winner of one of the biggest awards in international education is Madhav Chavan for providing an education for millions of impoverished families in India.
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In pictures: India prepares for Diwali

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 5:40

India prepares for Diwali, the festival of lights
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Aung San Suu Kyi in India visit

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 4:30
related countries: Burma Burma

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi makes her first visit to India in nearly 40 years, a return to the country where she studied.
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Tablets to aid Indian students

Monday, November 12th 2012, 16:20

India is once again trying to boost education by making low-cost computers available to students across the country.
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Gender row athlete on rape charge

Monday, November 12th 2012, 13:34

Police in India formally charge gender row athlete Pinki Pramanik with rape, after a complaint by a live-in partner.
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Karzai for more India investment

Monday, November 12th 2012, 10:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai calls for greater Indian investment in Afghanistan during talks with PM Manmohan Singh in Delhi.
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India factory output in shock dip

Monday, November 12th 2012, 7:00

India's industrial output registers a surprise fall in September, adding to concerns about slowing growth in the economy.
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VIDEO: UK aid to India set to end by 2015

Friday, November 9th 2012, 21:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK is to end financial aid to India by 2015, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has said.
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UK to end financial aid to India

Friday, November 9th 2012, 15:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK is to cease giving direct financial support to India by 2015 in recognition of its status as a major economic force, focusing instead on technical assistance.
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Twelve escape from Nepal prison

Friday, November 9th 2012, 13:07
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Twelve inmates escape after digging a tunnel out of a jail in the south-east of Nepal near the border with India, prison officials say.
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Diageo in United Spirits deal

Friday, November 9th 2012, 12:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK drinks giant Diageo is buying a majority stake in India's United Spirits group for £1.28bn ($2.04bn).
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In pictures: Desperate battle to save India's children

Friday, November 9th 2012, 2:41
related places: Delhi

Poor children of Delhi battle to survive
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Mother wins Norway children case

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 16:28
related countries: Norway Norway

Two children at the centre of a custody row between Norway and India are ordered by a West Bengal tribunal to be returned to their mother.
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The Indian royal who became a spy

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 16:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Why an Indian princess became a British wartime agent
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Pietersen hits tour match century

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 13:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Haryana

Kevin Pietersen hits 110 as England make 408-3 against Haryana in their final tour game before the first Test with India.
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Ban on India cricketer overturned

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 9:14

A court in India overturns a life ban imposed on former India cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin by the country's cricket authorities.
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VIDEO: 'New wave' non-Bollywood film

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 5:01

Talking Movies' Tom Brook reports on a new independently made Indian film called Ship of Theseus that has been getting attention on the festival circuit.
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'Burning straw' causes Delhi smog

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 4:18
related places: Delhi

Farmers who burn straw are blamed for causing heavy smog over the Indian capital, Delhi, and sending air pollution way over recommended levels.
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Kingfisher Airlines' losses widen

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 1:18

Losses at India's Kingfisher Airlines widen in the July to September quarter, adding to fears about the future of the embattled carrier.
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Swann back home from India tour

Wednesday, November 7th 2012, 17:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England spinner Graeme Swann flies home from England's tour of India to see his sick daughter, but is expected to return.
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Tendulkar honoured by Australia

Wednesday, November 7th 2012, 5:31
related countries: Australia Australia

Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar is awarded the Order of Australia, one of the country's highest honours.
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India settles Canada nuclear deal

Wednesday, November 7th 2012, 2:28
related countries: Canada Canada

India and Canada finalise terms for their nuclear deal, paving the way for Canadian firms to export uranium to India.
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Why India loves an electrician

Wednesday, November 7th 2012, 0:44

Melting sockets, fading lights - why India loves a good electrician
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VIDEO: Illegal firearms on the rise in India

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 17:24

New Delhi Police say numbers of seized illegal firearms are on the rise signalling a growing gun culture in India.
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India floods displace thousands

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 3:53

Flooding forces almost 100,000 people to leave their homes after torrential rain lashes the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
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Why was an Indian man held for sending a tweet?

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 0:51

Why was an Indian held for sending a tweet?
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Indian bid to stop public peeing

Monday, November 5th 2012, 16:40

Volunteers armed with drums and whistles are being used under a new scheme to shame people urinating or defecating in public in India's Rajasthan state, officials say.
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VIDEO: Rickshaw-puller's baby goes home

Monday, November 5th 2012, 11:59

A nine-week-old Indian baby girl, whose rickshaw-puller father was forced to take her to work when her mother died, has been discharged from hospital.
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VIDEO: India's version of the 'American Dream'

Monday, November 5th 2012, 11:30
related countries: United States United States

America's Silicon Valley has always been a hub for some of the brightest and best Indian immigrants to start businesse, now, in a reversal, more people from the US are moving to the sub-continent with their ideas.
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Yuvraj named in India Test squad

Monday, November 5th 2012, 9:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Yuvraj Singh is preferred to Suresh Raina in the India squad for the first two Tests against England.
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Rickshaw-puller's baby goes home

Monday, November 5th 2012, 7:28

A nine-week-old Indian baby girl, whose rickshaw-puller father was forced to take her to work when her mother died, is discharged from hospital.
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Injured Broad rests bruised heel

Monday, November 5th 2012, 7:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Stuart Broad will not bowl on the final day of England's match against Mumbai A after bruising his left heel.
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Can the 'American Dream' be reversed in India?

Monday, November 5th 2012, 5:44
related countries: United States United States

Why are American entrepreneurs leaving Silicon Valley for India?
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'Twenty-two' die in India rains

Monday, November 5th 2012, 3:47
related places: At

At least 22 people die in heavy rains in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, days after a cyclone hit parts of the state.
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India's Congress holds mass rally

Sunday, November 4th 2012, 11:43
related places: Delhi

India's ruling Congress party holds a mass rally in Delhi to shore up support and defend controversial economic reforms.
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'Highest centre' readies for vote

Friday, November 2nd 2012, 11:34

Hikkim, the "world's highest polling centre", gets ready for polls as the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh votes in the regional elections on Sunday.
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Anti-Sikh riots were 'a genocide'

Friday, November 2nd 2012, 9:41
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A petition seeking to recognise the 1984 anti-Sikh violence in India as "genocide" is tabled in the Australian parliament.
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Three India sailors' bodies found

Friday, November 2nd 2012, 8:03

The bodies of three of the five missing sailors from an oil tanker which ran aground after a cyclone hit India's Tamil Nadu state are found.
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Car crash kills India politician

Friday, November 2nd 2012, 4:05

Senior Indian politician and former federal minister Y Yerram Naidu dies in a road accident at the age of 55.
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Patel makes ton in England draw

Thursday, November 1st 2012, 13:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mumbai

All-rounder Samit Patel makes 104 as England draw with India A in their opening tour match in Mumbai.
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India to get Playboy Club in Goa

Thursday, November 1st 2012, 11:39
related places: Goa

Adult entertainment company Playboy is to open its first club in India but its iconic bunnies will not be nude and will get a demure makeover.
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VIDEO: Helicopter rescue for tanker crew

Thursday, November 1st 2012, 11:36

Hopes are fading for five sailors who remain missing after an oil tanker ran aground in a cyclone that hit India's south-eastern coast.
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India search for missing sailors

Thursday, November 1st 2012, 6:53
related places: Chennai

Rescue operations are under way in India's southern city of Chennai to find five sailors missing from an oil tanker that ran aground in a cyclone.
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'Seven killed' in India cyclone

Thursday, November 1st 2012, 5:21
related places: At

At least seven people die and an oil tanker runs aground after the south-eastern coast of India is hit by Cyclone Nilam.
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Cyclone Nilam buffets India coast

Wednesday, October 31st 2012, 14:25

The south-east of India is hit by Cyclone Nilam, with wind speeds reaching 100 km/h (60 mph) and at least 4,000 people being evacuated.
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Cook and Patel shine for England

Wednesday, October 31st 2012, 12:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Patel

Alastair Cook hits a century in a huge stand with Samit Patel to rescue England on day two of their tour match against India A.
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