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India soldiers die in Kashmir ambush

Friday, May 24th 2013, 6:56
related places: Pulwama

Four soldiers are killed in an ambush by suspected militants in the Pulwama district of Indian-administered Kashmir, officials say.
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India IPL cricket fans despair over spot-fixing claims

Friday, May 24th 2013, 0:28

India cricket fans distraught over IPL fixing claims
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Rauf withdrawn from Champions Trophy

Thursday, May 23rd 2013, 14:47
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf is withdrawn from the Champions Trophy following media reports of an Indian police investigation.
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Police 'watching' more IPL players

Thursday, May 23rd 2013, 6:09
related places: Delhi

The Delhi police chief says at least three more cricketers are being watched for their role in alleged spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
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SA opposition rejects Gupta report

Wednesday, May 22nd 2013, 18:47
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's main opposition party condemns as a cover-up an official probe into the use of a military base for an Indian society wedding.
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IPL cricketer denies spot-fixing

Wednesday, May 22nd 2013, 4:58

Indian fast bowler S Sreesanth, arrested last week over allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League, insists he is innocent.
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The Indian doctor revered in China

Tuesday, May 21st 2013, 15:07
related countries: China China

Why does every Chinese leader want to salute this Indian?
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Karzai to push for India defence aid

Tuesday, May 21st 2013, 8:14
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai is in India to press for more military aid, ahead of the planned withdrawal of Nato-led forces from Afghanistan in 2014.
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India cricketers due in court soon

Tuesday, May 21st 2013, 7:01

Three cricketers, arrested last week over allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier league, are due in court soon.
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IT firm sacks Indian chief executive

Tuesday, May 21st 2013, 6:14

The Indian chief executive of outsourcing firm iGATE, Phaneesh Murthy, is sacked after an internal investigation "for not disclosing a relationship with a subordinate".
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In pictures: India's fading trams

Monday, May 20th 2013, 23:19
related places: Calcutta

Trams battle against the odds in Calcutta
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India and China pledge on border row

Monday, May 20th 2013, 15:44
related countries: China China

Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says India and China must "improve mechanisms" to settle a long-running border dispute, pledging his commitment to "peace and tranquility".
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VIDEO: Running barefoot in Wyoming

Sunday, May 19th 2013, 23:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Wyoming

How barefoot Indian tribe inspired a US fitness revolution
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China Premier Li Keqiang in India

Sunday, May 19th 2013, 6:44

China's Premier Li Keqiang travels to India for his first foreign visit since taking office, with border tensions and trade topping the agenda.
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Dravid 'shock' over cricket arrests

Friday, May 17th 2013, 23:01

India batsman Rahul Dravid is shocked after three of his Rajasthan Royals IPL stars are arrested over spot-fixing claims.
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India cricketers held over 'fixing'

Thursday, May 16th 2013, 11:53

Three Indian cricketers have been arrested over allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the country's cricket board says.
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India shows cheap diarrhoea vaccine

Wednesday, May 15th 2013, 4:46

Scientists in India unveil a new low-cost vaccine against a diarrhoea virus that kills about half a million children around the world each year.
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India drug firm pays record US fine

Tuesday, May 14th 2013, 6:31
related countries: United States United States

India's top drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories will pay a record fine in the US for lying to officials and selling badly made generic drugs.
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Sachin Tendulkar unveils gold coin

Tuesday, May 14th 2013, 5:16

Limited edition gold coins with Indian cricket star Sachin Tendulkar's face engraved on them are launched by an Indian jewellery company.
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Charles Correa - India's greatest architect?

Monday, May 13th 2013, 23:46

Celebrating the work of India's greatest architect
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Tata writes down European assets

Monday, May 13th 2013, 18:03

India's Tata Steel, one of the world's biggest steelmakers, announces a $1.6bn (£1bn) writedown on the value of its European assets.
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India ministers quit amid scandals

Friday, May 10th 2013, 19:38

Two Indian ministers resign over links with corruption allegations, with reports suggesting the Congress party is holding crisis talks.
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India court rejects Sanjay Dutt plea

Friday, May 10th 2013, 9:53

India's Supreme Court rejects Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt's petition asking the court to review its earlier order sending him to jail for five years for firearms offences during the 1993 Mumbai blasts.
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Killed Pakistan prisoner buried

Friday, May 10th 2013, 4:00
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

A Pakistani prisoner killed by a fellow inmate at a high-security prison in Indian-administered Kashmir is buried in Pakistan, media reports say.
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Pakistan prisoner dies in India

Thursday, May 9th 2013, 10:01
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

A Pakistani prisoner attacked by a fellow inmate at a high-security prison in Indian-administered Kashmir dies in hospital, doctors say.
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India bus crash toll rises to 39

Thursday, May 9th 2013, 4:14

The death toll in a bus crash in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh rises to 39, police say.
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In pictures: Indian cinema turns 100

Thursday, May 9th 2013, 1:54

Images from 100 years of Indian cinema
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Why China's influence on Nepal worries India

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 11:59
related countries: Nepal Nepal

China's influence on Nepal worries India
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Congress heading for Karnataka win

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 8:08

India's Congress party is heading for a win in the polls to elect a new assembly in the state of Karnataka.
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Why are Indian women being attacked on social media?

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 0:49

Why are Indian women being attacked on social media?
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India panic after bears kill eight

Tuesday, May 7th 2013, 8:56

Wild bears kill eight people within a week in the eastern Indian state of Orissa causing panic among local villagers, forestry officials say.
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Family visit injured Pakistan inmate

Tuesday, May 7th 2013, 4:27
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

The family of a Pakistani prisoner attacked by a fellow inmate in Indian-administered Kashmir is due to visit him in hospital, reports say.
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India, China 'pull back troops'

Monday, May 6th 2013, 8:13
related countries: China China

India and China pull back troops from disputed territory on their de facto Himalayan border after a three-week stand-off, Indian officials say.
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India court allows Kudankulam plant

Monday, May 6th 2013, 6:16

India's Supreme Court rules that the controversial Kudankulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu state can start operations.
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Top directors on future of Indian cinema

Monday, May 6th 2013, 1:28

Directors talk about future of Bollywood
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VIDEO: Bollywood eyes visual effects future

Monday, May 6th 2013, 1:13
related places: Mumbai

India's film industry is seeking to compete with Hollywood in special effects and animation. Adrienne Murray reports from Mumbai.
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How Bollywood mirrors Indian realities

Sunday, May 5th 2013, 0:53

Does Bollywood reflect the real India?
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India exclude experienced batsmen

Saturday, May 4th 2013, 11:08

India have left experienced batsmen Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh out of their 15-man Champions Trophy squad.
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Indian 'spy' Sarabjit Singh cremated

Friday, May 3rd 2013, 10:33
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Sarabjit Singh, the Indian convicted of spying in Pakistan and killed in a Pakistani jail, is cremated with full state honours amid mass outrage in India.
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VIDEO: India marks 100 years of cinema

Friday, May 3rd 2013, 9:53

Indian cinema began 100 years ago - although the term 'Bollywood' was only coined many years later.
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India cuts rates to stimulate growth

Friday, May 3rd 2013, 7:02

India has cut interest rates for the third time this year in an attempt to revive growth in its sluggish economy.
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Qatar fund buys into India's Bharti

Friday, May 3rd 2013, 5:49
related countries: Qatar Qatar

India's largest mobile phone operator, Bharti Airtel, agrees to sell a 5% stake to Qatar Foundation Endowment as it looks to strengthen its finances.
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VIDEO: Need to Know: 100 years of Indian cinema

Thursday, May 2nd 2013, 17:21

Indian cinema has thrived in the 100 years since the release of its first silent film - Raja Harishchandra - on May 3 1913 and its popularity shows no signs of waning, as Roopa Suchak explains.
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SA probes India over society wedding

Thursday, May 2nd 2013, 17:16
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's government is investigating whether the Indian embassy abused diplomatic privileges over flight arrangements for a society wedding, official says.
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Indian PM angered over 'spy' death

Thursday, May 2nd 2013, 16:39
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India's PM calls the killing of convicted spy Sarabjit Singh in a Pakistani jail "barbaric", as his body is flown home to the Indian city of Amritsar.
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India 'spy' dies after prison attack

Thursday, May 2nd 2013, 5:08
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lahore

An Indian man on death row for spying in Pakistan, Sarabjit Singh, dies after being attacked in a Lahore jail last week, reports say.
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India zoo shut after tiger intrusion

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 10:22

Authorities in India close a zoo to visitors after a male tiger enters from the wild, apparently seeking to mate with one of the zoo's tigresses.
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North India crash leaves 10 dead

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 3:49

Ten people have been killed after a vehicle they were travelling in plunged off a road in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, police say.
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Indian actor Farhan Akhtar's campaign for women's rights

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 0:12

The Bollywood actor telling men to stand up for women's rights
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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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