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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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VIDEO: Feeding a family in India on $10

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 3:49

India is one of the largest food producers in the world, but a staggering proportion of the country's children are malnourished.
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India probes law minister charges

Monday, October 15th 2012, 8:14

The authorities in India investigate allegations that Law Minister Salman Khurshid and his wife embezzled state funds allotted to a trust they run for disabled people.
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India navy pilots 'die' in crash

Monday, October 15th 2012, 6:23
related places: Goa

Two Indian navy pilots are among three people feared killed after their helicopter crashes in Goa on the western coast, reports say.
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Gillard due to begin India visit

Monday, October 15th 2012, 4:12
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is about to begin a three-day visit to India, with civil nuclear co-operation on the agenda.
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Marine Protected Areas skyrocket

Saturday, October 13th 2012, 2:01

A biodiversity converence in India hears that rapid uptake of Marine Protected Areas has increased their total coverage 10-fold in the past decade.
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In pictures: India's girl children

Saturday, October 13th 2012, 1:46

Exhibition examines the lives of girls in India
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Order to arrest Kingfisher chief

Friday, October 12th 2012, 12:58

An Indian court orders the arrest of Vijay Mallya, owner of the cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines, after a cheque worth $1.9m (£1.2m) bounced.
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India sedition charges dropped

Friday, October 12th 2012, 6:47

The government in the western Indian state of Maharashtra drops sedition charge against anti-corruption cartoonist Aseem Trivedi.
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Indian bus crash leaves 11 dead

Friday, October 12th 2012, 4:33
related places: At

At least 11 people die and more than 20 are injured when a bus plunges off a highway in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
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India state told to release water

Friday, October 12th 2012, 3:48

India's Karnataka state is told to release water from a disputed river to Tamil Nadu state, amid a long-running dispute.
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VIDEO: Testing times for India's MBAs

Thursday, October 11th 2012, 10:17

India's new generation of business school graduates are finding it harder than they expected.
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Indian landless call off march

Thursday, October 11th 2012, 8:35

A protest march by thousands of India's landless poor is called off after a deal with the government.
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VIDEO: India's landless march to Delhi

Wednesday, October 10th 2012, 14:40
related places: Delhi

Thousands of India's poor are marching towards Delhi demanding that the government introduces land reforms that would distribute land more equally between the rich and poor.
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Umpires deny match-fixing claims

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 17:41

Three of the six cricket umpires accused of match-fixing by an Indian TV station speak to the BBC to deny the allegations.
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'India release' for Rushdie film

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 8:30

A new film based on Sir Salman Rushdie's novel Midnight's Children will reportedly be released in India.
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Geithner and Bernanke visit India

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 4:05
related countries: United States United States

Two of US's top policymakers are visiting India in a bid to boost economic ties between the the two countries.
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VIDEO: Geithner and Bernanke in India

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 1:45
related countries: United States United States

US Treasury Secretary and Federal Reserve Chairman arrive in India for two day trip.
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ICC probes new match-fixing claim

Monday, October 8th 2012, 17:42

The International Cricket Council has launched an "urgent investigation" into match-fixing claims made by an Indian broadcaster.
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Death penalty for India murders

Friday, October 5th 2012, 10:07
related places: Delhi

Five members of a family in the Indian capital, Delhi, are sentenced to death for the brutal murder of a young couple in 2010.
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India airline extends shutdown

Friday, October 5th 2012, 6:28

India's cash-strapped Kingfisher airline grounds its fleet for a further week as talks with workers protesting against months of unpaid wages fail.
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India cabinet clears new reforms

Friday, October 5th 2012, 3:11

India's government approves 49% foreign direct investment in insurance companies and opens the pension sector to foreign investors, but the reforms will face a tough fight from the MPs.
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Dubai to build Taj Mahal replica

Thursday, October 4th 2012, 6:24

A $1bn project to build a replica of India's famed Taj Mahal mausoleum is unveiled in the Gulf emirate of Dubai.
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India promises more market reform

Wednesday, October 3rd 2012, 12:53

India's Finance Minister P Chidambaram promises more reforms after the country opened up its retail sector to foreign supermarket chains and cut diesel subsidies.
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VIDEO: India 'on the path of financial reform'

Wednesday, October 3rd 2012, 11:45

India is on the path of financial reform, the Finance Minister P Chidambaram has told the BBC.
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Court case over 'sexist' remark

Wednesday, October 3rd 2012, 9:57

A court case is registered against a senior Indian minister for his remark - in a comment about cricket - that wives lose their appeal with age.
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Pietersen set for England recall

Wednesday, October 3rd 2012, 8:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen's England return is expected to be announced at a news conference on Wednesday.
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India landless begin Delhi march

Wednesday, October 3rd 2012, 6:36
related places: Delhi

Tens of thousands of landless poor begin a march to the Indian capital, Delhi, demanding their right to land.
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India beat SA but exit World T20

Tuesday, October 2nd 2012, 17:59
related countries: South Africa South Africa

India fail to reach the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 despite beating South Africa by one run in Colombo.
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Murder attempt on Indian general

Tuesday, October 2nd 2012, 16:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Police in London say the stabbing of the Indian general who led the 1984 raid on Sikhism's holiest shrine was attempted murder.
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Maldives MP killed outside home

Tuesday, October 2nd 2012, 10:45
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Maldives Maldives

A member of parliament in the Maldives is stabbed to death at his home amid political turmoil in the Indian Ocean nation.
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India activist launches new party

Tuesday, October 2nd 2012, 10:42

A leading campaigner in India announces the establishment of a political party to fight corruption.
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Strike hits Kingfisher flights

Tuesday, October 2nd 2012, 1:32

India's Kingfisher Airlines is suspending flights for three days, until 4 October, after a strike by workers raises safety concerns.
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US tribe's beer lawsuit dismissed

Tuesday, October 2nd 2012, 1:10
related countries: United States United States

A federal judge dismisses a case by an American Indian tribe blaming beer sellers and makers for its reservation's chronic alcoholism.
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In pictures: India's blind photographers

Monday, October 1st 2012, 23:31

India's blind photographers show their work
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India party holds reforms protest

Monday, October 1st 2012, 12:43
related places: Delhi

A key regional party that pulled out of India's ruling coalition over plans to open the retail sector to global chains holds a rally in Delhi.
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England women win to reach semis

Saturday, September 29th 2012, 13:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Charlotte Edwards makes history as England beat India by nine wickets to reach the Women's World Twenty 20 semi-finals.
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Indian lawyer who was a symbol of hope

Friday, September 28th 2012, 23:41

Film remembers murdered lawyer who fought injustice
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Big-hitting Australia crush India

Friday, September 28th 2012, 17:22
related countries: Australia Australia

Shane Watson and David Warner smash fifties as Australia crush India by nine wickets in the World Twenty20 Super Eights.
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In pictures: Indian dream

Friday, September 28th 2012, 16:15

Many move to India in search of opportunities. How was it for you?
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India probes attacks on rhinos

Friday, September 28th 2012, 4:24

India's top federal investigation agency will probe a series of attacks on rare one-horned rhinos by suspected poachers in the flood-hit Indian state of Assam, a senior minister has said.
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Outrage over India rhino attack

Wednesday, September 26th 2012, 11:24

Poachers in the flood-hit Indian state of Assam leave a rare rhino for dead as wildlife and tens of thousands of people flee rising waters.
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Poachers kill tiger inside a zoo

Wednesday, September 26th 2012, 9:44
related places: Itanagar

Police in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh are looking for a gang of poachers who entered a zoo in Itanagar and hacked a tiger to death.
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Viewpoint: The upbeat legacy of Manmohan Singh

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 23:43

Shashi Tharoor on why the Indian PM deserves credit
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Diageo seeks United Spirits stake

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 10:22

The world's biggest spirits group, Diageo, says it is in talks to buy a stake in Indian firm United Spirits.
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Vaughan wants Pietersen in India

Monday, September 24th 2012, 23:05

Kevin Pietersen should be reinstated in the Test side to tour India if his fall-out with the squad has been resolved, says Michael Vaughan.
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India's women bikers: Trailblazers in more ways than one

Monday, September 24th 2012, 21:07

India's women bikers challenge stereotypes
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VIDEO: Deadly floods and landslides in India

Monday, September 24th 2012, 14:59

At least 21 people have been killed in flooding and landslides in the north-eastern Indian states of Sikkim and Assam, reports say.
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South Indian actor Thilakan dies

Monday, September 24th 2012, 9:26

Leading south Indian stage and film actor Thilakan dies at the age of 77 .
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Deadly floods in north-east India

Monday, September 24th 2012, 6:46
related places: At

At least 21 people die in flooding and landslides in the north-eastern Indian states of Sikkim and Assam, reports say.
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Nine killed in Deoghar stampede

Monday, September 24th 2012, 6:27
related places: Deoghar

Nine people are killed and 20 others wounded in a stampede at a religious gathering in the temple town of Deoghar in India's Jharkhand state.
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In pictures: Visions of India

Sunday, September 23rd 2012, 23:48

India through the lens of world's top photographers
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England fall to record T20 defeat

Sunday, September 23rd 2012, 17:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England are bowled out for only 80 by India to slump to their biggest ever defeat at the World Twenty20 in Colombo.
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Sivakasi: India's dangerous fireworks capital

Saturday, September 22nd 2012, 23:41

Inside Sivakasi, the fireworks capital of India
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India: Singh defends economy plan

Friday, September 21st 2012, 16:11

Indian PM Manmohan Singh defends his economic reforms, saying they are necessary to fight an economic slowdown.
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India anti-corruption split 'sad'

Friday, September 21st 2012, 4:14

The break-up of the team that led India's anti-corruption campaign is "shocking and unfortunate", a key activist says.
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India party to leave coalition

Friday, September 21st 2012, 3:43

A key regional party is set to pull out of India's ruling coalition over its decision to open the retail sector to global supermarket chains and other reforms.
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India doctors in uterus removal scandal

Friday, September 21st 2012, 0:33

Indian doctors remove wombs for insurance
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India strike over retail reforms

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 21:24

India's opposition parties and trade unions stage a strike over government plans to allow in global supermarket chains and other reforms.
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VIDEO: India set for major strikes

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 1:42

Trade Unions and opposition parties in India will hold nationwide demonstrations on Thursday over a threat to millions of the country's small shop-keepers.
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Congress meets over ally pullout

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 12:11

India's Congress party meets to discuss a key ally's withdrawal from the government over plans to open the retail sector to global supermarket chains and other reforms.
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In pictures: Former French colony of Pondicherry in India

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 1:17
related countries: France France
related places: Pondicherry

Pictures of former French colony of Pondicherry in India
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Key party quits India government

Tuesday, September 18th 2012, 18:56

A key regional party pulls out of India's governing coalition over its decision to open up the retail sector to global supermarket chains.
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VIDEO: Ancient perfume industry threatened

Tuesday, September 18th 2012, 16:42

The traditional way of making oil-based perfumes, called attars, in India is disappearing in the face of tough competition from international brands.
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Omission 'disappoints' Pietersen

Tuesday, September 18th 2012, 11:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen is disappointed to have been left out of England's tour to India but wants to return.
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Pietersen left out of India tour

Tuesday, September 18th 2012, 10:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen is left out of England's squad for their tour of India but Joe Root and Nick Compton are included.
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Mumbai attacker's plea for mercy

Tuesday, September 18th 2012, 8:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Mohammad Ajmal Qasab, the only gunman to survive the 2008 Mumbai attacks, appeals to India's president against his death sentence.
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India makes move to boost lending

Monday, September 17th 2012, 7:18

India's central bank lowers the amount of money that banks need to keep in reserve, in a bid to boost lending and spur domestic demand.
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India party ministers may quit

Monday, September 17th 2012, 4:52

A key political ally is to consider whether to withdraw from the Indian government over a decision to open up the retail sector to global supermarkets.
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India's oldest auction house fights for survival

Saturday, September 15th 2012, 23:51

India's oldest auction house fights for survival
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India 'must scrap' retail reform

Saturday, September 15th 2012, 17:37

India's government must scrap its plan to open up its lucrative retail sector to global supermarket chains, a key coalition partner warns.
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Aussies & India win T20 warm-ups

Saturday, September 15th 2012, 10:44
related countries: Australia Australia, New Zealand New Zealand, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Australia and India record victories over New Zealand and Sri Lanka respectively to win their World T20 warm-up matches.
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VIDEO: Inside India's 'student town'

Friday, September 14th 2012, 17:43

Intense competition for a prestigious degree is fuelling demand in India's private coaching industry.
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India opens up to foreign retail

Friday, September 14th 2012, 15:32

India's government once again clears a controversial plan to open up its vast retail market to global supermarket chains.
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Obese elephants given slimming help

Friday, September 14th 2012, 11:59

Authorities in India are being presented with an massive task: managing the weight of obese elephants kept in temples.
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India inflation rate rises again

Friday, September 14th 2012, 7:14

India's inflation rises more than expected to 7.55% in August, driven by higher prices of food and manufactured items.
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VIDEO: Indian court rejects nuclear petition

Thursday, September 13th 2012, 17:06

India's Supreme Court has rejected a demand by anti-nuclear protesters to stop fuel being loaded into a new nuclear plant in the Tamil Nadu state.
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Setback for India nuclear protest

Thursday, September 13th 2012, 16:12

India's Supreme Court rejects a petition by anti-nuclear protesters to stop fuel being loaded into a new nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu state.
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Arrest in India 1999 hijack case

Thursday, September 13th 2012, 6:14

A top militant allegedly involved in the 1999 hijack of an Indian passenger plane is arrested in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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Lie-detector tests take off in India

Thursday, September 13th 2012, 0:04

Why lie-detection has become big business in India
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VIDEO: How a lie detector test works

Wednesday, September 12th 2012, 17:42

An increasing number of companies in India are offering polygraph tests to individuals and companies trying to catch out deceitful spouses and cheating employees.
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Pietersen dispute saddens Vaughan

Wednesday, September 12th 2012, 9:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former England captain Michael Vaughan says the Kevin Pietersen dispute could have been resolved by the players.
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India cartoonist freed from jail

Wednesday, September 12th 2012, 8:21

Indian anti-corruption cartoonist Aseem Trivedi is freed from prison on bail after being arrested on sedition charges.
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Indian cartoonist offered bail

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 14:05

An Indian court grants bail to an anti-corruption cartoonist arrested on sedition charges, although it is unclear if he will accept it.
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Tension after India protest death

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 4:52

Security is tightened near a nuclear power plant in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu after a protester was shot by police on Monday.
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Searching for missing Pakistani soldiers in Indian jails

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 1:31
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani soldiers 'killed' in 1965 may be languishing in Indian jails
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Outrage over cartoonist arrest

Monday, September 10th 2012, 16:17

An Indian anti-corruption cartoonist is remanded in custody on sedition charges, prompting criticism of what many see as an attack on freedom of expression.
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India 'may not see Rushdie film'

Monday, September 10th 2012, 14:33

A new film based on Sir Salman Rushdie's novel Midnight's Children may not be released in India, its director Deepa Mehta fears.
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Smugglers 'hid primates in pants'

Monday, September 10th 2012, 11:49

Two men are found trying to board a flight in India with a rare primate species hidden in their underwear.
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Pakistani Hindus arrive in India

Monday, September 10th 2012, 8:42
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A group of 171 Pakistani Hindus, who arrived in India on Sunday on pilgrim visas, say they will not return.
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Indian philanthropy's changing face

Sunday, September 9th 2012, 23:12

India's young step up to charitable giving
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In pictures: India prepares for Kumbh Mela

Saturday, September 8th 2012, 23:32

India prepares for Kumbh Mela festival
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