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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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India censors block Dragon film

Tuesday, January 31st 2012, 6:31

Hollywood's remake of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is unlikely to screen in India after local censors called for the removal of "explicit" scenes.
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India's richest shrine goes green

Tuesday, January 31st 2012, 0:09

India's richest shrine goes into carbon credit trade
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India football auction hits $7m

Monday, January 30th 2012, 14:40
related places: Calcutta

India holds its first auction of football players, ahead of a league competition that hopes to mirror the success of the IPL cricket tournament.
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Starbucks to open stores in India

Monday, January 30th 2012, 12:59

Starbucks unveils plans to open its first India stores, in a joint operation with Tata Global Beverages.
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Voting opens in India state polls

Monday, January 30th 2012, 7:24

Voting begins in key state elections in the Indian states of Punjab and Uttarakhand, amid tight security.
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Bangladesh signs India power deal

Sunday, January 29th 2012, 15:23
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

India and Bangladesh sign a deal to build a plant to address Bangladesh's power shortages, despite opposition from environmentalists.
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Deadly attack mars India election

Saturday, January 28th 2012, 11:20

Suspected rebels in India's north-east state of Manipur kill at least four people at a polling station during a local election, police say.
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Aussies complete India whitewash

Saturday, January 28th 2012, 6:57
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Adelaide

Australia wrap up a 4-0 series whitewash over India, who suffer their eighth consecutive defeat, with a 298-run win in the final Test in Adelaide.
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Davos 2012: Where to invest this year?

Friday, January 27th 2012, 14:03
related countries: Brazil Brazil, China China, Russia Russia, United States United States

Where to invest: Russia, India, Brazil, China, US, Middle East? Hear the tips of some of the world's top investors at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
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Australia on verge of whitewash

Friday, January 27th 2012, 10:32
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Adelaide

India are slipping towards a 4-0 series whitewash - and an eighth consecutive Test defeat - as Australia close in on victory in Adelaide.
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VIDEO: London 2012: India boxing hopeful

Friday, January 27th 2012, 8:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Mary Kom will make her Olympics debut in London this summer, representing India in boxing.
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'Berserk' India driver kills nine

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 15:08
related places: Pune

A bus driver smashes into traffic and pedestrians at high speed in the western Indian city of Pune, killing nine and wounding 27.
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Media condemn Rushdie treatment

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 11:19

Indian media criticise the government for failing to ensure the security of author Salman Rushdie after threats of violence kept him away from a literary festival.
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Blocked Rushdie 'sad for India'

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 15:42

Author Salman Rushdie says he is "sad for India" after threats of violence prevent his video address to an Indian literary festival.
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Rushdie video address cancelled

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 13:52

Author Salman Rushdie's controversial video address to the Jaipur Literary Festival in India is cancelled, police say, as protesters gather to disrupt it.
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India leases Russian nuclear sub

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 10:02
related countries: Russia Russia

India takes possession of a nuclear-powered Akula II submarine from Russia on a 10-year lease.
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Indian interest rates held steady

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 9:10

India's central bank leaves interest rates unchanged but moves to increase liquidity as it battles high inflation and weaker growth.
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US defends comedian Jay Leno jibe

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 7:51
related countries: United States United States

The US defends comedian Jay Leno's right to free speech after India condemned a reference he made to the holiest Sikh shrine.
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Ponting reaches 13,000 Test runs

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 7:35
related countries: Australia Australia

Ricky Ponting becomes only the third batsman to score 13,000 Test runs as Australia reach 335-3 on the first day of the final Test against India.
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Indian PM makes his Twitter debut

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 4:59

Manmohan Singh starts a Twitter account in an effort to inform people about the work done by him.
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Foodistan: India-Pakistan chefs fight for taste buds

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 0:34
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Indian and Pakistani chefs battle for culinary supremacy
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Doubts over Rushdie video address

Monday, January 23rd 2012, 14:49

Plans for author Salman Rushdie to address by video the Indian literary event he withdrew from amid security concerns may be blocked, media say.
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India to make Norway custody plea

Monday, January 23rd 2012, 12:56
related countries: Norway Norway
related places: Delhi

Delhi says it will try to seek an "amicable" solution to a controversial child custody case in Norway that has caused anger in India.
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India minister abandons shoelaces

Monday, January 23rd 2012, 9:22

An Indian minister pledges to wear only slip-on shoes after a young man is shown tying his laces at a public event.
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Jay Leno jibe sparks Sikh anger

Monday, January 23rd 2012, 7:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Amritsar

India condemns an "objectionable" comment by US comedian Jay Leno on the holiest Sikh shrine, the Golden Temple of Amritsar.
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Rushdie angry over 'false' threat

Monday, January 23rd 2012, 5:52

Author Salman Rushdie accuses authorities in the Indian state of Rajasthan of giving false intelligence information of a threat to his life, saying he is "outraged".
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Vodafone not liable for India tax

Friday, January 20th 2012, 11:20

India's highest court says that Vodafone is not liable for taxes and penalties of up to $4.4bn (£2.8bn), ending a long running legal battle.
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Rushdie withdraws from festival

Friday, January 20th 2012, 9:41

Author Salman Rushdie withdraws from India's biggest literary festival, saying he feared assassination after protests by leading Muslim clerics.
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Tight security at Jaipur festival

Friday, January 20th 2012, 4:40
related places: Jaipur

India's biggest literary festival opens in the northern city of Jaipur amid tight security and doubts over the participation of author Salman Rushdie.
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VIDEO: Exploited child workers of India

Thursday, January 19th 2012, 22:58

In India, hundreds of thousands of children are thought to be involved in picking and processing cotton.
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VIDEO: Anger in Bangladesh over torture video

Thursday, January 19th 2012, 18:37
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

A video showing Indian border guards torturing a suspected Bangladeshi cow smuggler has prompted widespread condemnation and anger in Bangladesh.
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A place where women rule over men

Thursday, January 19th 2012, 15:26

The Indian state with a men's rights movement
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VIDEO: Will India lower Scotch whisky duty?

Thursday, January 19th 2012, 14:33
related places: New Delhi

There is growing pressure at trade talks in New Delhi for India to lower import tariffs of 150% on Scotch whisky.
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Soldiers suspended over torture

Thursday, January 19th 2012, 5:30

Eight soldiers from India's paramilitary Border Security Force are suspended after they are filmed beating up a suspected smuggler.
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Indian teacher's shock at $9.8bn

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 13:06

An Indian school teacher alerts bank officials after finding $9.8bn wrongly deposited in his account, when the balance should have been $200.
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Army chief age row 'unfortunate'

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 8:21

India's junior defence minister Pallam Raju says the row over the age of the army chief, General VK Singh, is an "unfortunate development".
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India mulls foreign airline stake

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 4:26

The government will consider a proposal allowing foreign airlines to buy stakes of up to 49% in India's airlines, Minister Ajit Singh says.
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Essar shares fall on India ruling

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 1:22

India's Essar Energy sees a quarter of its market value wiped off after the Supreme court said it could not defer tax payments.
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Top Gear defends India programme

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 20:18

The BBC's Top Gear programme has said a special edition of the show in India was not insulting, after it sparked a complaint by the Indian High Commission.
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Indian TB cases 'can't be cured'

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 11:02

Tuberculosis which appears to be totally resistant to antibiotic treatment is reported for the first time by Indian doctors.
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Indian army chief sues government

Monday, January 16th 2012, 17:00

The Indian army chief, General VK Singh, takes the government to court in a dispute over whether he is due for retirement.
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India and China in border talks

Monday, January 16th 2012, 5:12
related countries: China China

India and China are due to begin a fresh round of talks aimed at resolving a long-running dispute over their Himalayan border.
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VIDEO: India's mobile app industry boom

Sunday, January 15th 2012, 19:26

Indian mobile phone applications are booming, with some predictions suggesting the India-specific market could be worth close to $4bn in the next few years.
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Dhoni banned for final Test match

Sunday, January 15th 2012, 10:41
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Perth

Mahendra Singh Dhoni becomes the first captain to be suspended for bowling a slow over-rate during India's heavy defeat by Australia in Perth.
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Aussies crush India to win series

Sunday, January 15th 2012, 7:41
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Perth

Australia complete an emphatic innings and 37-run win over India in the third Test at Perth to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the four-match series.
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Royal Navy takes Somali pirates

Saturday, January 14th 2012, 19:13
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia

The Royal Navy has captured 13 Somali pirates after boarding a dhow in the Indian Ocean, the Ministry of Defence says, as part of a Nato-led operation.
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Australia set to wrap up series

Saturday, January 14th 2012, 11:54
related countries: Australia Australia

David Warner falls 20 runs short of a double century as Australia dominate day two of the third Test and put themselves in a position to wrap up the series with India.
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Warner blasts fourth fastest ton

Friday, January 13th 2012, 12:06
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Perth

David Warner scores the equal fourth fastest century in Test history as Australia take control on day one of the third Test against India in Perth.
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My experience of Indian Eve teasing

Friday, January 13th 2012, 9:15

Indecent and unforgiveable - being groped on the streets of India
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Nehru coat 'a fashion statement'

Friday, January 13th 2012, 9:02

The stylish "Nehru jacket", made popular by India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, is listed among the "top 10 global political fashion statements" by Time magazine.
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VIDEO: Totem pole carver revives dying art

Friday, January 13th 2012, 1:55
related countries: United States United States

David Boxley has carved a totem pole made from the trunk of a 500-year-old red cedar tree for an exhibition at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington DC.
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India on course to be polio free

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 15:57

India has been free of new cases of polio for a year, putting it on track to end its status as a country where the virus is endemic, officials say.
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India criticises Top Gear special

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 15:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A Top Gear special in India was "offensive" and full of "toilet humour", the High Commission of India (HCI) in London complains.
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Air Asia X ends European flights

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 10:43
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia's budget airline Air Asia is to end its long-haul flights to Europe and India due to high fuel prices and weak demand.
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India industrial output rebounds

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 7:58

India's industrial production rebounded in November, government figures show, easing concerns that monetary tightening was hurting growth.
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Five arrested over Dalit assault

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 7:01

Police in India's Maharashtra state arrest five upper-caste members for beating, stripping and parading naked a low-caste Dalit woman.
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India minority job quota on hold

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 4:23

India's election authorities suspend a move to allocate a proportion of government jobs to minority groups until after key local elections.
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Indian tribe video sparks anger

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 15:00

The authorities on India's Andamans archipelago are under pressure to explain a video showing naked tribal women dancing for food.
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Mayawati statues deadline looms

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 7:29

Work resumes in India's Uttar Pradesh state to cover all statues of Chief Minister Mayawati and her party symbol - an elephant - before a Wednesday evening deadline.
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Jharkhand train crash kills five

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 4:42
related places: At

At least five people are killed after a passenger train collides with a goods train in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, police say.
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India opens part of retail sector

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 3:23

India's cabinet will allow single-brand foreign retailers to open stores in the country, clearing the way for companies such as Starbucks and Ikea.
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Indian milk widely 'contaminated'

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 13:08

More than two-thirds of Indian milk is adulterated with items ranging from salt to detergent and may be unsafe to drink, a government watchdog says.
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Indian child malnutrition 'shame'

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 11:37

The scale of child malnutrition in India is a "national shame", says PM Manmohan Singh, on the release of a major report on issue.
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Arrests over India field surgery

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 9:31

Indian police arrest three men posing as doctors, who performed botched sterilisation surgery on 53 women in two hours in a field without anaesthetic.
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Race on to cover Mayawati statues

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 4:54

Officials in India's Uttar Pradesh state struggle to cover statues of Chief Minister Mayawati and her party symbol, an elephant, as a deadline looms.
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India leopard in deadly attack

Monday, January 9th 2012, 18:29
related places: Guwahati

One man dies and another four are injured in an attack by a leopard in the Indian city of Guwahati.
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Mayawati statues ordered covered

Monday, January 9th 2012, 6:53

Statues of India's Uttar Pradesh state Chief Minister Mayawati are ordered to be covered up to avoid influencing voters in assembly elections.
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Activist Hazare leaves hospital

Monday, January 9th 2012, 4:15

Leading Indian anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare is discharged from hospital a week after he is admitted for a chest infection..
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Parents visit son's shooting site

Friday, January 6th 2012, 14:58

The parents of Indian student Anuj Bidve speak of "this dreadful tragedy" on a visit to the scene of his Boxing Day killing in Salford.
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Australia crush India in Sydney

Friday, January 6th 2012, 9:35

Australia crush India by an innings and 68 runs with a day to spare at the Sydney Cricket Ground to take a 2-0 series lead.
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Clarke hits landmark triple ton

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 7:10
related countries: Australia Australia

Captain Michael Clarke scores the first triple century at the Sydney Cricket Ground as Australia continue to dominate the second Test against India.
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Virat Kohli fined for finger sign

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 4:55
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Indian batsman Virat Kohli is fined 50% of his match fee for making an obscene gesture to fans at Sydney on the second day of the second Test with Australia.
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China denies India envoy harmed

Wednesday, January 4th 2012, 12:41
related countries: China China
related places: Delhi

China denies an India envoy was mistreated during an angry court hearing, in an incident that has prompted complaints from Delhi.
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Bidve family leaves for Britain

Wednesday, January 4th 2012, 9:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Pune

The family of murdered Indian student, Anuj Bidve, leaves the city of Pune for Britain to bring back his body.
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Clarke double century stuns India

Wednesday, January 4th 2012, 7:17
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Captain Michael Clarke bats through day two to score an unbeaten 251 as Australia take complete control of the second Test against India in Sydney.
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'Spam capital' India arrests six

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 14:10
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Indian authorities arrest six suspected email scammers just days after the country was named spam capital of the world.
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India 'John Terry' tobacco gaffe

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 13:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

John Terry's agency takes legal advice after an image resembling the England football captain appears on cigarette packs in an Indian anti-smoking campaign.
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Bajaj unveils rival to Tata Nano

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 10:41

Indian manufacturer Bajaj Auto unveils a low-cost car expected to go up against the world's cheapest - the Tata Nano.
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Indian internet seeks the masses

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 8:56

Facing the challenge of getting 1.2 billion people online
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Row probed in India 'sacrifice'

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 7:52

Police in India's Chhattisgarh state investigate a row between families, after a seven-year-old girl was reportedly sacrificed for a bumper harvest.
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Aussies take charge against India

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 7:46
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting leave Australia in a strong position on day one of the second Test against India in Sydney, after Sachin Tendulkar misses out on his 100th international century again.
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'Psycho' murder accused remanded

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 22:23

A man describing himself as "Psycho Stapleton" appears in court charged with murdering student Anuj Bidve who was shot dead on Boxing Day.
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India 'may reverse' rate policy

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 8:00

India's central bank, which has raised interest rates 13 times in two years, tells the BBC it may ease monetary policy amid fears of a global slowdown.
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Aussies out to deny Tendulkar ton

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 6:54
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Mike Hussey says Australia are determined not to let Sachin Tendulkar score a historic 100th international century for India in the second Test in Sydney.
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Activist Anna Hazare recovering

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 6:43
related places: Pune

India's anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare recovers from bronchitis in hospital in Pune, with doctors advising him not to fast for a month.
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India eases foreign stock rules

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 4:53

India's government will open up its stock market to individual foreign investors in an attempt to boost demand and liquidity.
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Man charged with Salford murder

Sunday, January 1st 2012, 21:43

A 20-year-old man is charged with the murder of the Indian student Anuj Bidve, who was shot in the head in Salford on Boxing Day.
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