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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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Indian rebels kidnap 15 workers

Wednesday, November 2nd 2011, 4:05
related places: Bihar

Maoist rebels kidnap 15 employees and contract workers of a construction company in the eastern Indian state of Bihar.
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Indian activist 'may resume fast'

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 8:28

Indian anti-corruption campaigner Anna Hazare says he will resume a hunger strike if the government fails to pass a law curbing graft in parliament's next session.
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India state road blockade lifted

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 7:26

A crippling road blockade by a tribal group in the Indian state of Manipur is lifted after the government agrees to their demand for a new district - but a rival tribe continues to block the same roads.
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VIDEO: India's growing obesity problem

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 5:00

Medical experts in India say rising incomes in the country are leading to expanding waistlines.
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India politician 'beaten' in jail

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 4:37

A former chief minister of the Indian state of Jharkhand is assaulted in a prison, where he is being held in connection with with a corruption investigation.
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India loses stomach for the pot belly

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 1:30

India loses stomach for the pot belly
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'Seven billionth' baby identified

Monday, October 31st 2011, 18:22

Global child rights group Plan International chooses a girl born to a poor farming family in India as the world's symbolic seven billionth baby.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Monday, October 31st 2011, 8:01

Sportsday Live featuring the latest in the John Terry race row, El Hadji Diouf joining Doncaster, and the fall-out from the Indian Grand Prix, plus more.
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Metallica gig organisers arrested

Sunday, October 30th 2011, 14:02
related countries: United States United States

Four organisers of a planned Indian gig by US rock group Metallica are arrested after the show was called off, leading fans to smash up the stage.
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Vettel beats Button in Indian GP

Sunday, October 30th 2011, 11:26

Red Bull's champion Sebastian Vettel becomes the first man to win the Indian Grand Prix ahead of McLaren's Jenson Button and Ferrari's Fernando Alonso.
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Live - Indian Grand Prix

Sunday, October 30th 2011, 8:00

Sebastian Vettel leads the inaugural Indian Grand Prix, with Jenson Button second and Fernando Alonso third.
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What does Formula 1 mean to India?

Saturday, October 29th 2011, 23:27

Is Indian business's F1 mania just a flash in the pan?
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India bridge collapse 'kills 30'

Saturday, October 29th 2011, 16:25

At least 30 people, many of them women and children, are feared dead after a foot bridge spanning a river in north-eastern India collapses.
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Pietersen guides England to win

Saturday, October 29th 2011, 16:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen returns from injury to guide England to a six-wicket Twenty20 victory over India and end the team's losing run in the last match of the tour.
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Vettel takes inaugural India pole

Saturday, October 29th 2011, 13:51
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel takes pole position for the inaugural Indian Grand Prix from McLaren's Lewis Hamilton, who drops to fifth on the grid after a penalty.
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Live - India v England

Saturday, October 29th 2011, 12:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Kolkata

Kevin Pietersen hits a half century to help England secure a six-wicket win over India in their Twenty20 international in Kolkata, ending their run of defeats.
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Indian Grand Prix qualifying as it happened

Saturday, October 29th 2011, 5:00

Sebastian Vettel qualifies on pole position for Sunday's inaugural Indian Grand Prix, with Mark Webber second, Fernando Alonso third and Jenson Button fourth.
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VIDEO: India gears up for first F1 race

Friday, October 28th 2011, 15:40

India is preparing to host its first ever Formula One Grand Prix race, amid criticism that the event could divide the country's rich and poor even further.
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Massa heads Vettel at Indian GP

Friday, October 28th 2011, 10:56
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Ferrari's Felipe Massa is an unlikely pace-setter on the first day of action at the inaugural Indian Grand Prix with McLaren's Lewis Hamilton fourth and Jenson Button sixth.
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Tibetan exiles on 'homeland soil'

Friday, October 28th 2011, 10:32

An art exhibition in the Indian town of Dharamsala gives many exiled Tibetans a chance to walk on the soil of their homeland for the first time.
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Hamilton given India grid penalty

Friday, October 28th 2011, 8:39
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton is handed a three-place grid penalty at the Indian Grand Prix for ignoring caution flags
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Friday, October 28th 2011, 6:59

Sportsday Live featuring the latest on Carlos Tevez, news from the Indian Grand Prix, build-up to the weekend's football, plus more.
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Indian Grand Prix practice as it happened

Friday, October 28th 2011, 3:58

Ferrari's Felipe Massa is fastest in the second free practice session for Sunday's inaugural Indian Grand Prix after Lewis Hamilton tops the morning timesheets but receives a three-place grid penalty.
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Row over 12 India infant deaths

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 6:53
related places: Calcutta

Some of the parents of 12 children who died over the last two days in a hospital in the Indian city of Calcutta accuse it of negligence.
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Big win for real-life 'Slumdog'

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 14:01

A man from one of India's poorest states is the first person to win a million dollars on the Indian version of 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire?'.
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Vaughan wants England ODI changes

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 11:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former captain Michael Vaughan believes England must change their approach to one-day cricket after their 5-0 whitewash against India.
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India's 'priciest film' to open

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 7:58

India's superhero film Ra.One, billed as Bollywood's most expensive film to date, premieres in London ahead of an international release but receives mixed reviews.
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Sportsday Live - latest updates

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 6:59

Sportsday Live featuring the latest on Carlos Tevez, John Terry, England's ODI series whitewash in India, the WTA Championships, plus more.
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VIDEO: Can Bollywood take on Hollywood?

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 22:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hollywood

Ra.One is India's answer to Hollywood's superhero films and draws heavily on American style and marketing tactics.
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England blown away, admits Cook

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 18:42
related places: Kolkata

England one-day captain Alastair Cook is shocked by the way his side's batting was "blown away" in Kolkata as India secure a 5-0 series whitewash.
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UN denies Madagascar polio report

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 18:41
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Madagascar Madagascar

The UN children's fund denies reports of a polio outbreak in the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar, blaming a local Unicef office for the confusion.
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England collapse to 5-0 whitewash

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 16:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Kolkata

England lose 10 wickets for 47 runs in a miserable 95-run defeat against India in Kolkata, ensuring a 5-0 loss in the one-day series.
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India launches manufacturing push

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 15:50

India's cabinet approves a major new policy to develop national manufacturing and create 100 million jobs in the next 10 years.
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Live - India v England

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 8:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Kolkata

England lose 10 wickets for 47 runs as they collapse to a 95-run defeat in Kolkata and are whitewashed 5-0 by India.
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Foreign travel alerts upset India

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 8:01

India criticises alerts issued by five countries asking their citizens to avoid travel to India during the holiday season, warning them of "possible terrorist attacks".
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India cuts forecast as rates rise

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 6:54

India's central bank raises interest rates and cuts its growth forecast amid high consumer prices and slowing global growth.
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India registers police rape cases

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 5:24

Police in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh register cases against 16 officers, six months after they are accused of rape.
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India 'close to wiping out polio'

Monday, October 24th 2011, 10:50

India has "never been closer" to wiping out polio, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad declares as he marks World Polio Day.
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India MP Amar Singh freed on bail

Monday, October 24th 2011, 8:39

Indian MP Amar Singh, arrested in connection with an alleged cash-for-votes scandal, is freed on bail on health grounds.
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Pakistan detains Indian air crew

Sunday, October 23rd 2011, 14:00
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

Pakistan forces an Indian military helicopter to land after it crossed into Pakistani territory, a spokesman in Islamabad says.
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India bridge collapse kills 32

Sunday, October 23rd 2011, 9:27

At least 32 people have died and more than 100 injured after a bridge collapsed at a political event in the Indian tea-producing region of Darjeeling.
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Live - India v England

Sunday, October 23rd 2011, 8:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mumbai

England slump to a six-wicket defeat after Virat Kohli and Suresh Raina both score half centuries to help India secure a 4-0 lead in the one-day series.
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'Unwanted' girls renamed in India

Saturday, October 22nd 2011, 15:30

More than 200 Indian girls whose names mean "unwanted" in Hindi are given a fresh start in a renaming ceremony.
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Bid to save India magician's home

Saturday, October 22nd 2011, 13:57
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Magicians in Bangladesh campaign to rescue the ancestral home of legendary magician P C Sorcar from demolition at the hands of developers.
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Indian town battles against encephalitis

Friday, October 21st 2011, 23:00

Children dying in India's battle against encephalitis
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Pakistan and India win UN seats

Friday, October 21st 2011, 22:33
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan wins a UN Security Council seat alongside regional rival India, as a total of six new temporary members are elected.
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India police 'killed in ambush'

Friday, October 21st 2011, 15:54
related places: At

At least six policemen are feared dead after Maoist insurgents launch an attack in the eastern Indian state of Chhattisgarh, reports say.
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Friday, October 21st 2011, 13:22

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan is ordered to pay $200,000 to an Indian court to secure release of his new film Ra One amidst claims of copyright breaches.
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India court cancels land takeover

Friday, October 21st 2011, 7:13

A court in India's Uttar Pradesh state directs the government to return land it had acquired from farmers for various projects.
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India 'paid news' lawmaker sacked

Friday, October 21st 2011, 5:35

An assembly member in India is disqualified for not disclosing money spent on media coverage during a 2007 election, in the first such move of its kind.
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India top car maker strike ends

Friday, October 21st 2011, 4:17

Workers at India's top car maker Maruti Suzuki call off a 14-day strike that had seriously affected production.
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Dhoni questions England behaviour

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 23:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India captain Mahendra Dhoni questions England's attitude following his team's five-wicket win in the third one-day international that secured the series.
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England lose India one-day series

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 18:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mohali

India take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the one-day series against England with a tense five-wicket win in Mohali.
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India v England - 3rd ODI as it happened

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 17:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mohali

India beat England by five wickets to win the third one-day international in Mohali and clinch the five-match series 3-0.
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Bangalore launches metro service

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 10:57
related places: Bangalore

A long-awaited metro rail service is launched in the southern city of Bangalore, India's technology hub.
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Debate over trade unions rages in India

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 16:05

Debate over trade unions rages in India
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US alert for India holiday season

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 6:29
related countries: United States United States

The United States issues an alert for its citizens in India during the holiday season, warning them of "possible terrorist attacks".
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India row over Hindu epic essay

Tuesday, October 18th 2011, 9:26
related places: Delhi

A row breaks out in the Indian capital over whether Delhi university should teach a controversial essay about the Hindu epic, the Ramayana.
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Kohli ton sends England to defeat

Monday, October 17th 2011, 16:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Virat Kohli hits a commanding century as India thrash England for the second time in four days to take a 2-0 lead in their five-match one-day series.
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Live - India v England

Monday, October 17th 2011, 8:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Delhi

Virat Kohli reaches his century as India close in on victory over England in Delhi ao take a 2-0 lead in the one-day international series.
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Sportsday Live - Monday 17 October

Monday, October 17th 2011, 7:05

Sportsday Live - featuring reaction to the death of British IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon, England's second ODI against India, plus more.
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India march over 'draconian' law

Monday, October 17th 2011, 7:04

Activists begin a 3000km (1864 miles) march from Indian-administered Kashmir to Manipur state to demand the withdrawal of a controversial anti-insurgent law.
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Maderna sacked over missing nurse

Monday, October 17th 2011, 4:59

A minister in India's Rajasthan state is sacked over his alleged involvement in the disappearance of a government nurse, who is presumed dead.
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India ex-minister hospitalised

Monday, October 17th 2011, 4:02

The former chief minister of the southern Indian state of Karnataka who was held over a corruption scandal is admitted to a hospital after he complains of feeling ill.
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Dernbach wary of India star Dhoni

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 15:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jade Dernbach says containing India captain Mahendra Dhoni is crucial to England's hopes of winning the one-day international series, which continues on Monday.
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India ex-minister held on graft

Saturday, October 15th 2011, 17:13

The former chief minister of the southern Indian state of Karnataka is arrested in connection with a multi-million dollar corruption scandal.
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Does India's budget tablet computer work?

Friday, October 14th 2011, 23:22

Should we all buy India's new $60 tablet computer?
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England collapse to opening loss

Friday, October 14th 2011, 17:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England slump from 111-2 to 174 all out as they lose by 126 runs in the first of five one-day internationals against India.
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India and Burma expand trade ties

Friday, October 14th 2011, 14:01
related countries: Burma Burma
related places: Delhi

India and Burma agree a series of measures to boost trade and energy co-operation during Burmese Prime Minister Thein Sein's state visit to Delhi.
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Live - India v England

Friday, October 14th 2011, 8:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hyderabad

England suffer a 126-run defeat as their batting collapses in the opening one-day international against India in Hyderabad.
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Indian inflation eases slightly

Friday, October 14th 2011, 7:02

Indian inflation eased slightly in September, official figures show, in line with market expectations.
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Sportsday Live - Breaking sports news

Friday, October 14th 2011, 7:02

Sportsday Live - featuring the latest on Wayne Rooney, England's opening ODI against India and more.
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Seized car bomb 'targeted Delhi'

Friday, October 14th 2011, 4:05
related places: Delhi

Police in India say a large quantity of explosives recovered from a car was meant to be used by militants in an attack on the capital, Delhi.
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India police make explosives haul

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 6:44
related places: Haryana

Indian police recover explosives, detonators and timers from a car parked outside a railway station in the northern state of Haryana.
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Narendra Modi: Loved and loathed in India

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 1:03

Why Narendra Modi is India's most divisive politician
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Sahara buys into Force India team

Wednesday, October 12th 2011, 18:30

Indian conglomerate Sahara Group announces a deal to buy a 42.5% stake in the Force India Formula 1 team for $100m.
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Lawyer beaten 'for Kashmir views'

Wednesday, October 12th 2011, 17:53

A senior Indian lawyer is beaten up in his chambers during a TV interview after making a comment on the Kashmir dispute.
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Encephalitis kills 400 in India

Wednesday, October 12th 2011, 16:08

More than 400 people, mainly children, die in an outbreak of water-borne viral encephalitis in northern India, health officials say.
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India monsoon satellite launched

Wednesday, October 12th 2011, 10:38

India successfully launches a new satellite, the Megha-Tropiques, to study monsoon patterns.
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VIDEO: Kashmir graves to be investigated

Wednesday, October 12th 2011, 10:26

The government in Indian-administered Kashmir has ordered an investigation to determine the identity of nearly 6,000 bodies buried in unmarked graves.
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India 'murder policeman' is freed

Wednesday, October 12th 2011, 10:16
related places: Delhi

The high court in the Indian capital Delhi overturns the conviction of a senior police officer found guilty of murdering an Indian Express journalist.
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India PM in new corruption pledge

Wednesday, October 12th 2011, 3:57

Indian PM Manmohan Singh assures campaigner Anna Hazare that he is committed to bringing about strong laws to curb corruption.
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Gates scheme 'helped prevent HIV'

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 12:03

About 100,000 people in India may have escaped HIV infection over five years because of a scheme funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a study says.
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India's Advani in anti-graft push

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 8:58

India's main opposition leader LK Advani begins a 38-day journey across the country as part of a campaign to protest against corruption.
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India unveils telecoms proposals

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 7:55

India unveils a draft telecoms plan which reforms the sector and boosts consumer rights, the first such move since a corruption scandal hit the industry.
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