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The sex scandal battering India's top investigative title

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 14:57

The sex scandal battering India's top investigative title
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Cyclone approaches Indian coast

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 6:34

The Indian authorities evacuate thousands of people from coastal areas in the east of the country, as a strong cyclone approaches.
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'Secret files' on India hero Bose

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 1:44

India has 20 secret files relating to the 1945 disappearance of independence leader Subhash Chandra Bose, officials say.
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Sex claim India editor steps down

Thursday, November 21st 2013, 7:59

The editor of a top Indian magazine is temporarily stepping down from his position over allegations of sexual assault by a woman colleague.
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India police hunt ATM attacker

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 9:29
related places: Bangalore

Police in the Indian city of Bangalore are hunting a man who brutally attacked a woman in a cash machine kiosk.
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India PM Singh opens bank for women

Tuesday, November 19th 2013, 11:02
related places: Mumbai

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh inaugurates India's first ever state-owned bank for women in the western city for Mumbai.
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Chess fever in India over world championship

Tuesday, November 19th 2013, 2:05

Why young Indian players believe they are budding champions
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VIDEO: Surrogates have 'positive experience'

Monday, November 18th 2013, 12:12

Dr Nayna Patel’s clinic in India has been recruiting surrogate mothers and delivering babies to order for a decade. HARDtalk asks her if she is exploiting poor and illiterate women.
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Foreigners vie for Bollywood fame

Monday, November 18th 2013, 0:17

The foreigners trying to make it in India's film industry
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Sachin Tendulkar - in his own words

Monday, November 18th 2013, 0:08

India legend Sachin Tendulkar on retirement and being adored
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VIDEO: Tendulkar fans mark 'end of era'

Saturday, November 16th 2013, 17:19

Cricket fans across India mark Sachin Tendulkar's retirement from international cricket.
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Tendulkar given highest India honour

Saturday, November 16th 2013, 16:02
related places: Mumbai

Sachin Tendulkar is awarded India's highest civilian honour - the Bharat Ratna - hours after ending his international cricket career in Mumbai.
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How will India cope with life after Sachin Tendulkar?

Saturday, November 16th 2013, 8:34

How does India cope with Tendulkar's farewell?
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Tendulkar retires with India victory

Saturday, November 16th 2013, 7:28

Sachin Tendulkar bows out of international cricket with India winning by an innings and 126 runs against West Indies.
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India passenger trains derails

Friday, November 15th 2013, 3:31

A passenger train derail in India's Maharashtra state, killing at least two people.
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Why power theft in India is a complex problem

Friday, November 15th 2013, 1:27

A film about stealing energy in India creates waves
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Tendulkar 38 not out in final Test

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 12:07
related places: Mumbai

Sachin Tendulkar is 38 not out after day one of his 200th and final Test match, after India dismiss West Indies for 182.
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India bus fire kills at least seven

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 3:43
related places: At

At least seven people die after a luxury bus they were travelling in caught fire in India's southern state of Karnataka, police said.
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VIDEO: Sachin Tendulkar's final farewell

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 0:48
related places: Mumbai

Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar is set for a final farewell when his 200th Test gets underway in his home city of Mumbai on Thursday.
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India official regrets 'rape' remark

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 9:07

The chief of India's top investigation agency says he regrets his remark on rape after criticism from women's groups.
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Fourteen die in India bus accident

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 5:20
related places: At

At least 14 people die and 23 others are injured after a truck topples and falls into a ditch in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
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Tendulkar is the greatest - Lara

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 23:08
related places: Lara

West Indies great Brian Lara believes India's Sachin Tendulkar should be remembered as the greatest cricketer in history.
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India ex-judge faces abuse claim

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 12:24

India's top court sets up a panel to investigate a law graduate's allegation that she was sexually harassed by a recently retired Supreme Court judge.
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Four small earthquakes shake Delhi

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 4:33
related places: Delhi

Four small earthquakes shake homes in the Indian capital, Delhi, sending people running into the streets.
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Indian Mars mission snag 'resolved'

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 3:44

India's mission to Mars has 'resolved' a snag and appears to be back on track, its space research agency says.
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In pictures: India's street children

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 1:02

Rag picking and more - images of India's street children
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Women bankers break through in India

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 0:03

How women are calling the shots at some of India's top banks
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Indian Mars mission hit by snag

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 0:02

India's Mars mission has hit a snag after a planned engine burn failed to raise the spacecraft's orbit around Earth by the intended amount.
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PepsiCo makes big India investment

Monday, November 11th 2013, 15:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cola

PepsiCo, the US food and drinks giant behind the Pepsi-Cola, Walkers Crisps and Tropicana brands, is to invest $5.5bn (£3.4bn) in India by 2020.
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Tight security marks India polls

Monday, November 11th 2013, 5:09

Voting begins amid tight security in key elections in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh.
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VIDEO: India PM to boycott summit

Sunday, November 10th 2013, 22:42
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Indian PM Manmohan Singh will boycott the Commonwealth summit in Colombo amid a row over Sri Lanka's human rights record.
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India PM to boycott Colombo summit

Sunday, November 10th 2013, 19:16
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Indian PM Manmohan Singh will boycott this week's Commonwealth summit in Colombo, officials say, amid a row over Sri Lanka's human rights record.
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Charles hears Mumbai attack stories

Saturday, November 9th 2013, 20:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mumbai

The Prince of Wales meets survivors of the 2008 Mumbai attacks, on the fourth day of his visit to India.
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India's Anand defends chess title

Saturday, November 9th 2013, 11:18
related places: Anand, Chennai

The Indian city of Chennai hosts the world chess championships, which could end the six-year reign of local man Vishwanathan Anand.
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VIDEO: Indian women breaking through

Friday, November 8th 2013, 18:50

The BBC's Reeta Chakrabarti reports from India, where eight major banks are led by women
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Policemen killed in Kashmir attack

Friday, November 8th 2013, 4:34
related places: At

At least two policemen are killed by suspected militants in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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Second maid 'hurt' at India MP house

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 7:26

An Indian MP and his estranged wife being investigated for a murder of a servant are accused of torturing a second maid, police say.
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India eases rules for foreign banks

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 5:25

India's central bank unveils new rules that will allow foreign banks to expand their presence in the country.
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Nigerian anger over Goa murder

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 11:58
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Goa

The Nigerian community in India is feeling "aggrieved" after one of its citizens was killed in Goa last week, Nigeria's high commissioner tells the BBC.
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In pictures: Tendulkar's farewell series

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 4:46

India craze over cricket legend Tendulkar's farewell series
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The battle over the legacy of India's 'Iron Man'

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 1:22

A scramble for the legacy of India's 'Iron Man'
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VIDEO: Inside India's Mars mission HQ

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 16:27

The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder reports from inside the Satish Dhawan Space Centre as India successfully launches a spacecraft to Mars.
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India launches spacecraft to Mars

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 9:11

India has successfully launched a spacecraft to the Red Planet - with the aim of becoming the fourth space agency to reach Mars.
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Patna blasts: Police find explosives

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 4:28
related places: Bihar

Police in India's Jharkhand state say they have recovered bombs similar to ones used in attacks on a political rally in Bihar last month.
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How the Mars mission helps India

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 1:30

What a mission to Mars means for India
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VIDEO: Do Indians want a mission to Mars?

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 0:53
related places: Delhi

Ahead of its launch, Sanjoy Majumder asked people on the streets of Delhi what they thought of India's mission to Mars.
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In pictures: India prepares for Mars mission

Monday, November 4th 2013, 5:04

India prepares for Mars mission launch
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Seven dead in India rebel attack

Monday, November 4th 2013, 3:59
related places: At

At least seven people are killed in an attack by suspected militants in India's north-eastern state of Assam, police say.
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VIDEO: India's space ambition takes off

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 16:47

India's intergalactic ambitions will take a further step forward this month when its unmanned mars orbiter will blast off on a 9-month voyage to the red planet
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Sharma smashes ODI double hundred

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 16:39
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Bangalore

India's Rohit Sharma smashes 209 from 158 balls as India beat Australia by 57 runs at Bangalore to win the series 3-2.
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Travel nightmare hits a nerve in India

Friday, November 1st 2013, 16:01

More than two million people have viewed a letter written by a disgruntled Air France passenger from India - why has his story hit such a nerve? BBC Trending investigates.
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Indian stock market hits record high

Friday, November 1st 2013, 11:59

India's main stock index, the Sensex, has hit a record high, propelled by an increased inflow of foreign capital.
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India blast injured suspect dies

Friday, November 1st 2013, 6:19
related places: Bihar

A man arrested in connection with last Sunday's bomb attacks on a crowd gathered for an opposition rally in the Indian state of Bihar dies in hospital, police says.
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VIDEO: Inside 'the world's largest laundry'

Friday, November 1st 2013, 3:34
related countries: China China

Linda Yueh reports from Dhoby Ghat in India - often described as the world's largest laundry - to investigate why India's fortunes have fallen behind China.
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Is India becoming an inflation nation?

Friday, November 1st 2013, 0:11

Soutik Biswas asks whether India is becoming an inflation nation
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NSA leaks helping India become 'Big Brother' state?

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 6:55

India takes to mass-surveillance, writes the BBC's Andrew North
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Three killed in north India violence

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 3:42
related places: Muzaffarnagar

Three people die in fresh violence in Muzaffarnagar in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, which was hit by religious riots last month.
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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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