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India rupee falls to all-time low

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 6:25
related countries: United States United States

The Indian rupee dips to an all-time low against the US dollar after the US Federal Reserve signals it could start pulling back on stimulus later this year.
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Congo attacks over arrests in India

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 19:46
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Shops belonging to Asians are targeted in a violent protest in DR Congo's capital over the arrest of Congolese students in India over the weekend.
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VIDEO: 'We've received no food or tents'

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 15:55

Flooding in India is continuing to disrupt daily life on a massive scale.
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India firing 'killed Kashmir girl'

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 15:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

A nine-year-old girl is killed in unprovoked mortar shelling by Indian troops, officials in Pakistani-administered Kashmir say.
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Army leads north India flood rescue

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 13:39

Military helicopters and the army are leading rescue operations in India's flood-hit northern states, where 138 people are now known to have died.
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VIDEO: India facing tough flood clear-up

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 11:26
related places: At

At least 130 people are understood to have died in severe flooding in India's northern states.
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Northern India flood toll rises

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 7:00

The death toll from flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rain in northern India rises to 70, media reports say.
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VIDEO: India floods: At least 19 dead

Monday, June 17th 2013, 18:02
related places: At

Floods and landslides have killed at least 19 people and destroyed buildings after heavy rain in North India.
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Indian star in 'baby sex test' probe

Monday, June 17th 2013, 17:22

Health officials in India are investigating reports that top Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan knows he and his wife are expecting a baby boy.
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India floods wash buildings away

Monday, June 17th 2013, 16:07

Floods and landslides kill at least 19 people, officials say, as whole buildings are swept away after monsoon rain in northern India.
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Eight new faces in Indian cabinet

Monday, June 17th 2013, 15:41

Eight new ministers are sworn into India's cabinet in what is being seen as the final reshuffle before elections due next year.
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In pictures: India's dying telegram service

Monday, June 17th 2013, 2:34

Images from the last days of India's telegram service
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Living with ghosts in the Himalayas

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 23:56

The Indian village where spirit possession is a big issue
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India 'most populous nation' by 2028

Friday, June 14th 2013, 16:01
related countries: China China

The United Nations says India will overtake China as the world's most populous country by 2028, and that the global population will reach 9.6 billion by 2050.
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Can Modi turn the tide in Uttar Pradesh?

Friday, June 14th 2013, 1:14

Why BJP leader has his work cut out to win over India
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India cabinet 'to propose food bill'

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 6:06

India's cabinet is due to meet amid media reports it will consider an ordinance to subsidise food for two-thirds of the population.
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Indian media: Rupee's fall

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 7:15

Media are discussing the impact of the rupee's fall, the BJP's political strategy and India's slide in the Global Peace Index.
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Arunima Sinha: Indian is first woman amputee to climb Everest

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 0:29

Indian is first woman amputee to climb Everest
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Readers' favourite India curiosities

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 0:14

Readers' favourite India curiosities
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Dhawan ton leads India into semis

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 17:47

Shikhar Dhawan hits his second century in a row as India crush West Indies to reach the Champions Trophy semi-finals.
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India cricketer Sreesanth released

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 16:25

Indian fast bowler S Sreesanth, arrested last month over allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League, is released from jail on bail.
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India's Advani withdraws resignation

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 14:32

Veteran Indian politician LK Advani withdraws his resignation from all his posts in the opposition BJP after pressure from its senior leadership.
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Dead Indian star's friend remanded

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 10:42

Suraj Pancholi, a friend of late Bollywood actress Jiah Khan, is remanded in police custody in connection with her death.
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Four die in Mumbai building collapse

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 6:08
related places: At, Mumbai

At least four people are killed in a building collapse in the Indian city of Mumbai, police say.
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Dead Bollywood star's friend held

Monday, June 10th 2013, 17:00
related places: Mumbai

Sooraj Pancholi, a friend of late Bollywood actress Jiah Khan, is arrested in connection with her death in the Indian city of Mumbai.
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India's Advani quits BJP posts

Monday, June 10th 2013, 12:26
related places: Top

One of the founding members of India's main opposition BJP, LK Advani, says he is resigning from all his posts in a row over party direction.
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IPL team owner suspended in India

Monday, June 10th 2013, 11:56

India's cricket board suspends Rajasthan Royals team owner Raj Kundra from participation in cricketing activities over allegations of betting in the IPL tournament.
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India's 'virtual widows' suffer as husbands seek work in the Gulf

Monday, June 10th 2013, 0:13

Young Indian brides suffer as husbands seek work in the Gulf
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Search after Indian Ocean sinking

Sunday, June 9th 2013, 11:38
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

A search for dozens of migrants whose boat capsized west of Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean has so far failed to find any survivors.
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BJP 'star' gets key India poll role

Sunday, June 9th 2013, 10:54

Controversial Indian politician Narendra Modi is chosen to lead the main opposition party's campaign for elections due next year.
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Soldier killed in 'Pakistan firing'

Friday, June 7th 2013, 16:09
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

India accuses the Pakistani army of shooting dead an officer in the disputed territory of Kashmir, in an alleged exchange of fire denied by Pakistan.
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HRW warns against India monitoring

Friday, June 7th 2013, 7:37

A new system to monitor all phone and internet connections in India threatens privacy and free expression, Human Rights Watch warns.
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In pictures: India's 'living dead'

Friday, June 7th 2013, 0:32

India's 'living dead' deprived of their property
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India beat SA after Dhawan century

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 17:58
related countries: South Africa South Africa

India beat South Africa by 26 runs in the opening match of the Champions Trophy, after 114 from Shikhar Dhawan.
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IPL team owner told to stay in India

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 15:47

Police investigating allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League cricket tournament seize the passport of Rajasthan Royals owner Raj Kundra.
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Arrests over India tourist gang-rape

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 5:42
related countries: United States United States

Police in India arrest three men in connection with Tuesday's gang-rape of a 30-year-old American woman in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh.
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Infosys: Narayana Murthy's uphill task

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 3:19

What the return of iconic founder means for India's Infosys
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India raises duty on gold imports

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 2:38

India increases the duty on gold imports for the second time in six months, in an attempt to rein in surging demand for the precious metal.
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VIDEO: UK couple rescued after India kidnap

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 17:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British couple, who were rescued in India four days after they were kidnapped, tell BBC News about their ordeal.
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Amazon launches online site in India

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 12:50

Internet retailer Amazon launches first site in India to capitalise on the country's growing e-commerce market
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Bollywood's Jiah Khan is buried

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 11:51
related places: Mumbai

The funeral of Bollywood actress Jiah Khan, who killed herself at her home on Monday night, takes place in the Indian city of Mumbai.
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10 things you might not know about India

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 0:34

And nine other surprising things about India
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Australia bowled out for 65 by India

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 17:15
related countries: Australia Australia

India beat Australia by 243 runs in a Champions Trophy warm-up after bowling the defending champions out for 65.
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Bollywood's Jiah Khan found dead

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 14:01
related places: Mumbai

Bollywood actress Jiah Khan, whose body was found hanging at her home in Mumbai, killed herself, a police post-mortem concludes.
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US tourist gang-raped in India

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 13:19
related countries: United States United States

A 30-year-old American woman has been gang-raped in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh, Indian police say.
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Why is India obsessed with monsoon rains?

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 0:43

Why monsoon rains determine the fortunes of the economy
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In pictures: Indian Africans

Monday, June 3rd 2013, 1:18

Images of the Sidis, a community of Indians of African descent
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Indian cricket chief steps aside

Sunday, June 2nd 2013, 14:19

The president of the the Indian cricket board is to step aside until IPL spot-fixing investigations are completed.
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How Bollywood shaped Indian cinema

Saturday, June 1st 2013, 0:50

How Bollywood transformed Indian cinema
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India's growth slowest in a decade

Friday, May 31st 2013, 13:24

Latest GDP figures show that India's economy grew by 5% in the 2012-13 financial year, the slowest pace for a decade.
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Tendulkar 'shock' over IPL scandal

Friday, May 31st 2013, 11:08

Indian cricket star Sachin Tendulkar says he is "shocked and disappointed" over allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League.
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VIDEO: Tracking change: Female train driver

Friday, May 31st 2013, 1:15

BBC News speaks to one trailblazing Indian woman, who has broken into the traditionally male-dominated world of train driving.
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Disturbed Indian's solitary decade

Friday, May 31st 2013, 0:07

A man's mistreatment highlights the challenge of mental disorder
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Brazilian Indian dies in police raid

Thursday, May 30th 2013, 21:24
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Sul

A Brazilian indigenous man in his thirty is shot dead during a police operation on disputed land in the south-western state of Mato Grosso do Sul.
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Elephants killed by train in India

Thursday, May 30th 2013, 13:51

Three elephants are killed and another seriously injured as they are struck by a train in the Indian state of West Bengal.
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VIDEO: Female and funny: Indian comedienne

Thursday, May 30th 2013, 1:40

BBC News speaks to one trailblazing Indian woman, who has broken into the traditionally male-dominated world of stand-up comedy.
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India village gets electricity after 65 years

Wednesday, May 29th 2013, 23:55

India village gets electricity 65 years after independence
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India judge to probe Maoist attack

Wednesday, May 29th 2013, 6:06

The government in India's Chhattisgarh state names a panel to investigate Saturday's deadly attack by Maoist rebels on a Congress party convoy in which 24 people were killed.
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VIDEO: Driving change: Female tuktuk driver

Wednesday, May 29th 2013, 1:19

BBC News speaks to one trailblazing Indian woman, who has broken into the traditionally male-dominated industry of tuktuk driving.
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India's 'jailhouse rocker' remembers days in prison

Wednesday, May 29th 2013, 0:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: How

How a spell in an Indian prison inspired one British musician
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India probes deadly Maoist attack

Tuesday, May 28th 2013, 6:41

India's top anti-terrorism investigators are visiting the site of Saturday's deadly attack by Maoist rebels in the central state of Chhattisgarh.
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VIDEO: Indian women taking on 'male' jobs

Tuesday, May 28th 2013, 5:35

BBC News speaks to one trailblazing Indian woman, who has broken into the traditionally male-dominated industry of nightclub security.
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India Bihar families fight for 66 years over a plot of land

Tuesday, May 28th 2013, 1:16

Indian families battle for 66 years over a patch of land
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Sachin Tendulkar retires from IPL

Monday, May 27th 2013, 4:42

Cricket star Sachin Tendulkar announces his retirement from the Indian Premier League tournament moments after his team Mumbai Indians lifts their first IPL title.
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VIDEO: Indian stuntwoman 'breaking stereotypes'

Monday, May 27th 2013, 3:45

Indian stuntwoman breaks into male preserve
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Gandhi 'devastated' by India ambush

Sunday, May 26th 2013, 13:42

The head of India's Congress Party, Sonia Gandhi, says she is "devastated" by an attack on party officials in Chhattisgarh, which left at least 24 dead.
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'Maoist rebels' kill 17 in India

Saturday, May 25th 2013, 20:32

At least 17 people, including a senior leader of India's governing Congress party, are killed after their convoy was attacked by Maoist rebels, officials say.
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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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