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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: UK aid to India set to end by 2015

Friday, November 9th 2012, 21:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK is to end financial aid to India by 2015, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has said.
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UK to end financial aid to India

Friday, November 9th 2012, 15:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK is to cease giving direct financial support to India by 2015 in recognition of its status as a major economic force, focusing instead on technical assistance.
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Twelve escape from Nepal prison

Friday, November 9th 2012, 13:07
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Twelve inmates escape after digging a tunnel out of a jail in the south-east of Nepal near the border with India, prison officials say.
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Diageo in United Spirits deal

Friday, November 9th 2012, 12:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK drinks giant Diageo is buying a majority stake in India's United Spirits group for £1.28bn ($2.04bn).
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In pictures: Desperate battle to save India's children

Friday, November 9th 2012, 2:41
related places: Delhi

Poor children of Delhi battle to survive
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Mother wins Norway children case

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 16:28
related countries: Norway Norway

Two children at the centre of a custody row between Norway and India are ordered by a West Bengal tribunal to be returned to their mother.
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The Indian royal who became a spy

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 16:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Why an Indian princess became a British wartime agent
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Pietersen hits tour match century

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 13:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Haryana

Kevin Pietersen hits 110 as England make 408-3 against Haryana in their final tour game before the first Test with India.
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Ban on India cricketer overturned

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 9:14

A court in India overturns a life ban imposed on former India cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin by the country's cricket authorities.
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VIDEO: 'New wave' non-Bollywood film

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 5:01

Talking Movies' Tom Brook reports on a new independently made Indian film called Ship of Theseus that has been getting attention on the festival circuit.
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'Burning straw' causes Delhi smog

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 4:18
related places: Delhi

Farmers who burn straw are blamed for causing heavy smog over the Indian capital, Delhi, and sending air pollution way over recommended levels.
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Kingfisher Airlines' losses widen

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 1:18

Losses at India's Kingfisher Airlines widen in the July to September quarter, adding to fears about the future of the embattled carrier.
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Swann back home from India tour

Wednesday, November 7th 2012, 17:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England spinner Graeme Swann flies home from England's tour of India to see his sick daughter, but is expected to return.
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Tendulkar honoured by Australia

Wednesday, November 7th 2012, 5:31
related countries: Australia Australia

Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar is awarded the Order of Australia, one of the country's highest honours.
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India settles Canada nuclear deal

Wednesday, November 7th 2012, 2:28
related countries: Canada Canada

India and Canada finalise terms for their nuclear deal, paving the way for Canadian firms to export uranium to India.
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Why India loves an electrician

Wednesday, November 7th 2012, 0:44

Melting sockets, fading lights - why India loves a good electrician
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VIDEO: Illegal firearms on the rise in India

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 17:24

New Delhi Police say numbers of seized illegal firearms are on the rise signalling a growing gun culture in India.
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India floods displace thousands

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 3:53

Flooding forces almost 100,000 people to leave their homes after torrential rain lashes the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
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Why was an Indian man held for sending a tweet?

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 0:51

Why was an Indian held for sending a tweet?
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Indian bid to stop public peeing

Monday, November 5th 2012, 16:40

Volunteers armed with drums and whistles are being used under a new scheme to shame people urinating or defecating in public in India's Rajasthan state, officials say.
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VIDEO: Rickshaw-puller's baby goes home

Monday, November 5th 2012, 11:59

A nine-week-old Indian baby girl, whose rickshaw-puller father was forced to take her to work when her mother died, has been discharged from hospital.
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VIDEO: India's version of the 'American Dream'

Monday, November 5th 2012, 11:30
related countries: United States United States

America's Silicon Valley has always been a hub for some of the brightest and best Indian immigrants to start businesse, now, in a reversal, more people from the US are moving to the sub-continent with their ideas.
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Yuvraj named in India Test squad

Monday, November 5th 2012, 9:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Yuvraj Singh is preferred to Suresh Raina in the India squad for the first two Tests against England.
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Rickshaw-puller's baby goes home

Monday, November 5th 2012, 7:28

A nine-week-old Indian baby girl, whose rickshaw-puller father was forced to take her to work when her mother died, is discharged from hospital.
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Injured Broad rests bruised heel

Monday, November 5th 2012, 7:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Stuart Broad will not bowl on the final day of England's match against Mumbai A after bruising his left heel.
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Can the 'American Dream' be reversed in India?

Monday, November 5th 2012, 5:44
related countries: United States United States

Why are American entrepreneurs leaving Silicon Valley for India?
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'Twenty-two' die in India rains

Monday, November 5th 2012, 3:47
related places: At

At least 22 people die in heavy rains in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, days after a cyclone hit parts of the state.
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India's Congress holds mass rally

Sunday, November 4th 2012, 11:43
related places: Delhi

India's ruling Congress party holds a mass rally in Delhi to shore up support and defend controversial economic reforms.
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'Highest centre' readies for vote

Friday, November 2nd 2012, 11:34

Hikkim, the "world's highest polling centre", gets ready for polls as the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh votes in the regional elections on Sunday.
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Anti-Sikh riots were 'a genocide'

Friday, November 2nd 2012, 9:41
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A petition seeking to recognise the 1984 anti-Sikh violence in India as "genocide" is tabled in the Australian parliament.
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Three India sailors' bodies found

Friday, November 2nd 2012, 8:03

The bodies of three of the five missing sailors from an oil tanker which ran aground after a cyclone hit India's Tamil Nadu state are found.
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Car crash kills India politician

Friday, November 2nd 2012, 4:05

Senior Indian politician and former federal minister Y Yerram Naidu dies in a road accident at the age of 55.
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Patel makes ton in England draw

Thursday, November 1st 2012, 13:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mumbai

All-rounder Samit Patel makes 104 as England draw with India A in their opening tour match in Mumbai.
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India to get Playboy Club in Goa

Thursday, November 1st 2012, 11:39
related places: Goa

Adult entertainment company Playboy is to open its first club in India but its iconic bunnies will not be nude and will get a demure makeover.
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VIDEO: Helicopter rescue for tanker crew

Thursday, November 1st 2012, 11:36

Hopes are fading for five sailors who remain missing after an oil tanker ran aground in a cyclone that hit India's south-eastern coast.
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India search for missing sailors

Thursday, November 1st 2012, 6:53
related places: Chennai

Rescue operations are under way in India's southern city of Chennai to find five sailors missing from an oil tanker that ran aground in a cyclone.
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'Seven killed' in India cyclone

Thursday, November 1st 2012, 5:21
related places: At

At least seven people die and an oil tanker runs aground after the south-eastern coast of India is hit by Cyclone Nilam.
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Cyclone Nilam buffets India coast

Wednesday, October 31st 2012, 14:25

The south-east of India is hit by Cyclone Nilam, with wind speeds reaching 100 km/h (60 mph) and at least 4,000 people being evacuated.
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Cook and Patel shine for England

Wednesday, October 31st 2012, 12:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Patel

Alastair Cook hits a century in a huge stand with Samit Patel to rescue England on day two of their tour match against India A.
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Fresh bird flu outbreak in India

Wednesday, October 31st 2012, 10:58
related places: Bangalore

Authorities in India's Bangalore city cull about 30,000 birds after an outbreak of bird flu is confirmed.
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Maoists 'to shun brutal methods'

Tuesday, October 30th 2012, 11:46

Maoist rebels in India will put an end to their most brutal methods of execution, a senior rebel leader has told the BBC.
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India cuts bank reserve not rates

Tuesday, October 30th 2012, 6:40

India's central bank leaves rates unchanged but cuts the amount of money lenders need to keep in reserve in an attempt to boost growth.
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Pietersen to play in tour match

Monday, October 29th 2012, 15:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen is recalled to the England side and will bat at number four against India A in their opening tour game.
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India caution over cabinet rejig

Monday, October 29th 2012, 4:51

India's media is cautiously optimistic about the government's major reshuffle on Sunday, in which 22 new ministers were inducted.
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Vettel wins to extend title lead

Sunday, October 28th 2012, 11:11

Sebastian Vettel dominates the Indian GP to take a fourth win in a row and extend his title lead over Fernando Alonso.
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India reshuffle sees new faces

Sunday, October 28th 2012, 10:57

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh brings 22 new ministers into his government in a major reshuffle ahead of elections in 2014.
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Vettel takes India pole position

Saturday, October 27th 2012, 9:39

Sebastian Vettel leads team-mate Mark Webber to a Red Bull one-two in qualifying for the Indian Grand Prix.
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Vettel fastest in final practice

Saturday, October 27th 2012, 6:50

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel beats McLaren's Jenson Button to the fastest time in final practice at the Indian Grand Prix.
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Winners and losers in India's foray into Formula 1

Saturday, October 27th 2012, 0:21

The winners and losers of F1 in India
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Indian foreign minister resigns

Friday, October 26th 2012, 15:11

The veteran Indian Foreign Minister, S M Krishna, has resigned with immediate effect.
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McLaren drivers bemoan poor pace

Friday, October 26th 2012, 12:57
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button admit they are struggling for pace at the Indian Grand Prix.
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Vettel tops second India practice

Friday, October 26th 2012, 10:13

Sebastian Vettel leads Mark Webber to a Red Bull one-two in second practice at the Indian Grand Prix.
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Vettel tops India first practice

Friday, October 26th 2012, 6:09

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel heads McLaren's Jenson Button and Ferrari's Fernando Alonso in first practice at the Indian GP.
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India F1 track fully 'dog proof'

Friday, October 26th 2012, 4:52

Formula 1 organisers in India say that the state-of-the-art Buddh International Circuit is now completely "dog proof" ahead of this Sunday's race.
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Rickshaw-puller's baby 'stable'

Thursday, October 25th 2012, 13:42

An Indian baby whose rickshaw-puller father was forced to take her to work after her mother died is in hospital in an improving condition.
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Kingfisher staff call off strike

Thursday, October 25th 2012, 10:38

Workers at India's Kingfisher Airlines agree to call off their strike after the cash-strapped carrier offers to pay three months of salary.
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VIDEO: Business school to boost India's women

Thursday, October 25th 2012, 9:33

One of India's top business schools is offering a practical course for women who want to go into politics and high-powered jobs.
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In pictures: Itinerary, first 'travel best-seller' on India

Thursday, October 25th 2012, 6:52

Rare images from first 'travel best-seller' on India
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India comedian Jaspal Bhatti dies

Thursday, October 25th 2012, 3:52
related places: Jalandhar

One of India's most popular comedians Jaspal Bhatti has died in a road crash in Jalandhar city in Punjab state.
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Reject Qasab plea, president told

Wednesday, October 24th 2012, 3:59
related places: Mumbai

India's home ministry recommends the president reject the mercy petition of Mohammad Ajmal Amir Qasab over his role in the Mumbai attacks.
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Bengali writer Gangopadhyay dies

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012, 6:29
related places: Calcutta

Well-known Bengali poet and novelist Sunil Gangopadhyay dies after a heart attack in the Indian city of Calcutta.
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Kingfisher woos striking workers

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012, 5:43

India's Kingfisher Airlines has offered to pay three months salary to its striking employees, in an effort to restart its operations.
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Bid to find Chopra death cause

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012, 4:11
related places: Chopra, Mumbai

Authorities in the Indian city of Mumbai announce a probe into whether top Bollywood filmmaker, Yash Chopra, died from dengue fever.
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VIDEO: India's 'stolen' children

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 20:36

According to child rights organisations, more than 50.000 children disappear in India every year and many are sold as cheap labour.
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Why would you leave the West for India?

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 17:21

Moving back to the land of opportunity - India
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Australia state lifts uranium ban

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 10:41
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian state of Queensland lifts a 23-year ban on mining uranium, paving the way for exports to India.
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UK high commissioner meets Modi

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 9:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's high commissioner in India meets Narendra Modi, the chief minister of Gujarat state, ending a 10-year boycott of the controversial politician.
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Tributes for Bollywood's Chopra

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 9:04
related places: Chopra, Mumbai

Bollywood stars and fans pay tributes to one of India's most influential film-makers, Yash Chopra, who died from dengue fever in Mumbai on Sunday.
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Kingfisher falls on suspension

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 6:08

Shares in India's cash-strapped airline Kingfisher fall almost 5%, after its license was suspended over the weekend.
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VIDEO: Rural India's battle against rape

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 6:03
related places: Haryana

There is growing alarm over a series of brutal gang rapes in the northern Indian state of Haryana, with 11 attacks reported in the past month alone.
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VIDEO: Bollywood icon Yash Chopra dies, aged 80

Sunday, October 21st 2012, 21:04

Known as the "King of Romance" for his many love stories, Yash Chopra was the man behind some of Indian cinema's most successful films.
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Bollywood legend Yash Chopra dies

Sunday, October 21st 2012, 16:40

One of India's veteran film-makers, Yash Chopra, dies aged 80, days after being admitted to hospital with dengue fever.
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Why rural sexual violence remains rife in India

Sunday, October 21st 2012, 0:43

Why social attitudes mean it still remains rife in rural areas
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Kashmir hotel attack 'kills one'

Friday, October 19th 2012, 13:08
related places: At, Srinagar

At least one person is killed by gunmen who opened fire in a hotel on the outskirts of Srinagar in Indian-administered Kashmir, reports say.
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VIDEO: Is coffee threatening Indian tea culture?

Friday, October 19th 2012, 9:33

India is one of the largest tea producers in the world and a huge tea-drinking nation, but is now witnessing an explosion in coffee culture.
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India bail in Israeli car bombing

Friday, October 19th 2012, 9:13
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Delhi

India's Supreme Court frees on bail a Delhi-based journalist arrested in March in connection with a bomb attack on the car of an Israeli diplomat's wife in the city.
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Tata in Orient-Express Hotels bid

Friday, October 19th 2012, 4:54

Tata Group-owned Indian Hotels Company launches a takeover bid for luxury chain Orient-Express Hotels as it looks to expand its global presence.
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Mother saves child from leopard

Thursday, October 18th 2012, 10:26

A mother in northern India chases a leopard into the forest to retrieve her child from the animal's jaws.
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Rahul Gandhi rape slur dismissed

Thursday, October 18th 2012, 7:13

India's Supreme Court dismisses a petition accusing Congress party MP Rahul Gandhi of raping a woman.
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BJP leader denies scandal charge

Thursday, October 18th 2012, 5:35

The chief of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party denies fresh allegations of involvement in a massive corruption scandal.
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BJP leader 'stole farmers' water'

Wednesday, October 17th 2012, 14:19

Campaigners accuse Nitin Gadkari, the chief of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, of involvement in a massive corruption scandal.
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India minister warns campaigner

Wednesday, October 17th 2012, 11:15

India's Law Minister Salman Khurshid warns anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal against visiting his constituency.
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French envoy out on bail in India

Wednesday, October 17th 2012, 7:16
related countries: France France

French diplomat Pascal Mazurier, who is charged with raping his three-year-old daughter, is released from an Indian prison on bail.
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Julia Gillard due to meet Singh

Wednesday, October 17th 2012, 4:09
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is to meet Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh, as she continues her state visit.
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In pictures: 'The drought India forgot'

Wednesday, October 17th 2012, 0:06

Fears rise over a forgotten Indian drought
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India ends tiger zone tourism ban

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 12:49

India's Supreme Court lifts its earlier ban on tourism in "core zones" of more than 40 government-run tiger reserves.
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VIDEO: Global impact of food price rises

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 11:52
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

There has been drought in the US, poor rainfall in Russia and South America and a dry monsoon in India, all of these have a major impact on the world's most important food crops and consequently food prices.
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Bollywood's 'first couple' marry

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 10:07
related places: Mumbai

Two of Bollywood's top stars - Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor - get married in the Indian city of Mumbai after a five-year courtship.
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India officer alleges humiliation

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 9:32

A senior Indian civil servant says he feels "humiliated" after he is transferred amid reports he was investigating controversial land deals by a Gandhi family member.
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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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