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VIDEO: UK woman 'found murdered' in Kashmir

Saturday, April 6th 2013, 9:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Delhi

The British High Commission in Delhi says it is investigating reports that a British woman has been found dead in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Search ends for Mumbai survivors

Saturday, April 6th 2013, 8:58
related places: Mumbai

Rescuers in India end their search for survivors in the rubble of a Mumbai high-rise which collapsed with the loss of at least 72 lives.
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VIDEO: Deadly building collapse near Mumbai

Friday, April 5th 2013, 19:05
related places: Mumbai

At least 45 people have died, including 15 children, after a building being constructed illegally collapsed near the Indian city of Mumbai, police say.
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Deadly building collapse near Mumbai

Friday, April 5th 2013, 15:48
related places: Mumbai

At least 45 people are killed, including 15 children, after a building being constructed illegally collapses near the Indian city of Mumbai.
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'Nine dead' in India axe attack

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 14:58

A man goes on a rampage with an axe in a village in central India, killing four women and five girls, according to police.
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Protests over India student death

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 11:07
related places: Calcutta

Protests are held in the eastern Indian city of Calcutta over the death of a young Communist student who was in police custody.
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India Olympic boxer takes dope test

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 6:24

India's Olympics medal-winning boxer Vijender Singh takes a dope test after charges that he took heroin procured from alleged drug smugglers.
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VIDEO: Lights out at Rome's Colosseum

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 2:23
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

The lights at Rome's famous Colosseum were switched off as part of a protest against the forthcoming trial of two Italian marines in India.
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India bus driver convicted of murder

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 13:29
related places: Pune

A court in India finds a bus driver guilty of murder for smashing into vehicles and pedestrians in Pune last year, killing nine people.
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India sisters injured in acid attack

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 11:53

Police in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh investigate an attack on four sisters who suffered burns after acid was thrown at them.
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India PM says economy to revive soon

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 6:55

India's PM, Manmohan Singh says he is confident the country's economy will bounce back and that the current downturn is "temporary".
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Shah Rukh Khan opens IPL cricket

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 4:59
related places: Calcutta

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan performs at the opening of the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the eastern city of Calcutta.
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India's Ambani brothers sign deal

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 4:40

India's richest man Mukesh Ambani and his brother Anil, who have battled over their father's businesses, sign a $200m telecoms deal.
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Teaching Indian sex workers to spot fake currency

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013, 23:40

Teaching Indian sex workers how to spot fake banknotes
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Clarke predicts Aussie Ashes fight

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013, 12:58
related countries: Australia Australia

Captain Michael Clarke insists Australia will not struggle in the Ashes despite their 4-0 Test series defeat in India.
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India lifts travel ban on Rome envoy

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013, 7:36
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

India's top court withdraws its earlier order barring the Italian ambassador from leaving India after a row over Italian marines accused of killing two Indians.
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VIDEO: India's 'showman' in key opposition job

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013, 0:45

One of India's most controversial politicians, the Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi is on the rise.
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Campaigners hail Novartis ruling

Monday, April 1st 2013, 13:31
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Healthcare campaigners hail India's rejection of a patent bid by Swiss company Novartis for its cancer drug, Glivec, amid industry criticism.
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India rejects Novartis patent plea

Monday, April 1st 2013, 12:56
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

India's Supreme Court rejects a plea by Swiss company Novartis to patent an updated version of its cancer drug, Glivec.
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Arrests in Indian politician murder

Monday, April 1st 2013, 11:27
related places: Delhi

Police in the Indian capital Delhi arrest two men suspected of killing wealthy businessman and politician Deepak Bhardwaj.
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India Olympic boxer 'took heroin'

Monday, April 1st 2013, 5:07

Police in India's Punjab state say Olympics medal winning boxer Vijender Singh consumed heroin after procuring it from alleged drug smugglers.
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In pictures: Inside India's oldest Muslim university

Monday, April 1st 2013, 3:58

The lives of foreign students at India's Muslim university
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VIDEO: Floods wreak havoc in Mauritius

Monday, April 1st 2013, 2:58
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Mauritius Mauritius

A day of national mourning has been declared on the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, where at least 11 people have died in severe floods.
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The angels helping Indian start-ups

Monday, April 1st 2013, 0:47

The 'angels' helping Indian start-ups grow their businesses
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Deadly floods hit Mauritian capital

Sunday, March 31st 2013, 18:59
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Mauritius Mauritius
related places: At, Port Louis

At least 11 people have died after sudden rains caused flooding in the Mauritian capital Port Louis, officials on the Indian Ocean island say.
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Five dead in Mumbai factory fire

Friday, March 29th 2013, 5:37
related places: Mumbai

Five people die and three others are injured in a fire at a factory in the western Indian city of Mumbai, fire brigade officials say.
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VIDEO: India tries to protect tourism industry

Thursday, March 28th 2013, 20:05

The Indian Association of Tour Operators has demanded the formation of tourism police and helplines to counter the potential fallout from the high profile rape cases since the beginning of the year.
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Brics nations mull development bank

Wednesday, March 27th 2013, 16:04
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Russia Russia, South Africa South Africa

Leaders of the Brics nations - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - meeting in Durban discuss the formation of a new development bank.
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Italy minister quits over India row

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 17:46
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Delhi

Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi quits over Italy's decision to send two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen, to Delhi for trial.
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Indian state bars S Lanka cricketers

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 16:40
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Tamil Nadu state says it will not host Indian Premier League (IPL) matches involving Sri Lankan cricketers, amid anger over Sri Lanka's rights record.
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Indian politician shot dead in Delhi

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 15:13
related places: Delhi

Wealthy Indian businessman and politician Deepak Bhardwaj has been shot dead by two men at his home in Delhi, police say.
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Two Indian nationals killed in CAR

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 3:37
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic, France France
related places: Bangui

French troops guarding the Central African Republic capital Bangui's international airport accidentally kill two Indian citizens, the French defence ministry says.
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Ford sorry for Berlusconi advert

Monday, March 25th 2013, 10:46
related countries: Italy Italy

The Indian unit of Ford apologises for an advert showing former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi with a group of bound women in the boot of a car.
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Six killed in deadly India fire

Monday, March 25th 2013, 7:39
related places: Bangalore

A deadly fire in a factory on the outskirts of the southern Indian city of Bangalore kills six people who were asleep inside the building.
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India complete Australia whitewash

Sunday, March 24th 2013, 11:23
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Delhi

India secure a 4-0 whitewash over Australia after winning the fourth Test in Delhi by six wickets.
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Agra hotel jump woman recalls ordeal

Sunday, March 24th 2013, 4:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British woman tells the BBC that she shouted for help for more than an hour before jumping from a hotel balcony in India fearing a sexual assault.
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The Indian town with 6,000 widows

Sunday, March 24th 2013, 2:57

The Indian town with 6,000 singing, praying widows
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Is Indian storytelling a dying art?

Saturday, March 23rd 2013, 2:46

Is storytelling in India becoming a dying art?
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Italy marines return for India trial

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 14:26
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Delhi

Two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen return to Delhi for their trial, Indian officials say, as diplomatic tensions ease.
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Watson returns to captain Australia

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 8:04
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia all-rounder Shane Watson returns to the side as captain for the fourth Test against India.
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Media gag lifted in Delhi rape case

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 7:26
related places: Delhi

A court in Delhi allows the press to cover the trial of four men charged with the fatal gang rape of a student in December which outraged India.
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Italy to return marines to India

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 20:12
related countries: Italy Italy

Two Italian marines accused of murdering two Indian fishermen, in a case that has sparked a diplomatic row, are to be sent back for trial.
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Dwyer 'in shock' over racing ban

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 18:30

Jockey Martin Dwyer will appeal after he is given a two-month ban by the Indian racing authorities.
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Actor back to jail for Mumbai blasts

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 10:33
related places: Mumbai

India's Supreme Court rules that Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt must return to jail for his connection with the 1993 Mumbai blasts.
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Soldiers wounded in Kashmir attack

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 6:09
related places: At

At least three Indian soldiers are critically wounded in Indian-administered Kashmir in a militant attack, the second such assault in a week.
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India former ally leader 'raided'

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 5:13

Police raid the home of MK Stalin, a leader of a former ally of India's ruling coalition in connection with alleged import of foreign cars.
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In pictures: Lives in limbo on India-Bangladesh border

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 4:40

Lives in limbo on India-Bangladesh border
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India 'cheating' students expelled

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 12:44
related places: Bihar

More than 1,600 students are expelled for cheating in school examinations in the northern Indian state of Bihar, officials say.
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Tourist jump accused appear in court

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 11:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A hotel manager and guard accused of sexually harassing a British tourist who jumped from a hotel balcony to escape appear in court in India.
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India ministers to leave government

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 5:32

Five federal ministers belonging to a former ally of India's ruling coalition are to resign, a day after their party pulled out of the government.
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VIDEO: Indian anti-rape bill approved

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 23:30

A bill containing harsher punishments for rapists, including the death penalty, has been passed by India's lower house of parliament.
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Indian anti-rape bill approved

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 16:14

A bill containing harsher punishments for rapists is approved by India's lower house of parliament, following outrage over a recent gang rape.
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'Harassed tourist' jumps off balcony

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 12:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Agra

A British woman is injured after jumping from a hotel balcony to escape from alleged harassment in Agra, India, local police say.
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India key ally leaves government

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 8:22
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A key regional ally pulls out of India's ruling coalition over the government's failure to condemn alleged atrocities against Sri Lankan Tamils.
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India cuts rates to spur growth

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 6:32

India cuts its main interest rate for the second time in three months as it looks to revive its sluggish economic growth.
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Many killed in India bus crash

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 5:59

A bus careers off a bridge and falls into a dry river in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, killing at least 37 people on board.
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Italy condemns India 'violation'

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 0:21
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy accuses India of violating international law on diplomatic immunity by preventing its ambassador from leaving the country.
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India's politicians going social

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 0:12

India's politicians take to social media to woo the young
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Call for action over India doping

Monday, March 18th 2013, 18:15

A leading Indian sports lawyer tells the BBC that more action should be taken to stop doping in Indian athletics.
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Six held over rape of Swiss woman

Monday, March 18th 2013, 17:11
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Police in India's Madhya Pradesh arrest six people in connection with the gang rape of a Swiss tourist.
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Monday, March 18th 2013, 13:16
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

India's Supreme Court rules that Italy's ambassador has no legal immunity, in a row over Rome's refusal to return two Italian marines charged with murder.
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India beat Australia to win series

Monday, March 18th 2013, 12:03
related countries: Australia Australia

Mahendra Dhoni helps India chase down their victory target to defeat Australia and complete a series victory over the tourists.
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VIDEO: Bollywood takes on India inflation

Monday, March 18th 2013, 10:28

India's film industry has turned its attention to the country's inflation rate, which has been around 7%
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In pictures: India's Parsis

Monday, March 18th 2013, 1:13

Photographs of India's ancient Parsi community
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Superb Nadal wins in Indian Wells

Sunday, March 17th 2013, 23:47

Rafael Nadal caps a stunning return from injury with victory over Juan Martin del Potro at Indian Wells.
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Confusion over India rape inquiry

Sunday, March 17th 2013, 21:38
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

An Indian police official tells BBC News there have been no confessions over the gang rape of a Swiss tourist, contradicting earlier reports.
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Sharapova powers past Wozniacki

Sunday, March 17th 2013, 20:40

Maria Sharapova thrashes Caroline Wozniacki 6-2 6-2 to win the Indian Wells title for the second time.
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Kumar gives India hope of victory

Sunday, March 17th 2013, 12:31
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Mohali

Australia trail by 16 runs after they dismissed India for 499 on the fourth day of the third Test in Mohali.
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VIDEO: Swiss woman 'gang-raped' in India

Sunday, March 17th 2013, 9:03
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

The Swiss government has called for a swift investigation into the alleged gang-rape of a Swiss tourist in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh
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Del Potro ends Djokovic winning run

Sunday, March 17th 2013, 0:43

Juan Martin del Potro brings world number one Novak Djokovic's 22-match winning run to an end with victory at Indian Wells.
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VIDEO: Swiss woman 'gang-raped' in India

Saturday, March 16th 2013, 19:36
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

A Swiss woman has been gang-raped by a group of men in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, police say.
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Swiss woman 'gang-raped' in India

Saturday, March 16th 2013, 17:13
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

A Swiss woman has been gang-raped by a group of men while camping in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, police say.
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India's Dhawan sets record on debut

Saturday, March 16th 2013, 12:11
related countries: Australia Australia

Opener Shikhar Dhawan scores the fastest debut hundred in Test history as India respond to Australia's first-innings 408.
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Del Potro too strong for Murray

Saturday, March 16th 2013, 1:43

Andy Murray goes out of the BNP Paribas Open with a quarter-final defeat by Juan Martin del Potro in Indian Wells.
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Saturday, March 16th 2013, 0:57

Soutik Biswas asks whether India should lower the age of consent
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India airport alert on Italy envoy

Friday, March 15th 2013, 20:01
related countries: Italy Italy

Airports across India are ordered to stop Italian ambassador Daniele Mancini if he tries to leave the country, a home ministry official tells the BBC.
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India condemns Pakistan resolution

Friday, March 15th 2013, 11:04
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmiri

Indian MPs condemn "Pakistani interference" over the hanging of a Kashmiri man, as tensions escalate between the neighbours.
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Nadal powers to win over Federer

Friday, March 15th 2013, 8:58

Rafael Nadal continues his comeback from a long-term knee injury with a 6-4 6-2 win over Roger Federer at Indian Wells.
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'Militant' held over Kashmir attack

Friday, March 15th 2013, 4:16
related places: Srinagar

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir say they have arrested a man over Wednesday's gun and grenade attack in Srinagar which left five security personnel dead.
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Is India in breach of Vienna convention over Italian envoy?

Thursday, March 14th 2013, 13:08
related countries: Austria Austria, Italy Italy
related places: Vienna

Andrew North asks if India is in breach of Vienna convention
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Curfew imposed after Kashmir deaths

Thursday, March 14th 2013, 7:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Delhi, Islamabad, Kashmir

A curfew is imposed in Indian-administered Kashmir as Delhi as Islamabad trade recriminations as to who is responsible for violence on Wednesday.
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India orders Rome envoy not to leave

Thursday, March 14th 2013, 7:25
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

India's Supreme Court orders Italy's ambassador not to leave the country after Rome refuses to return two marines charged with murdering two fishermen.
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Five troops killed in Kashmir attack

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 13:20
related places: At, Srinagar

Militants kill at least five members of India's security forces in the first major attack for several years in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Indian PM warns Italy over marines

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 8:13
related countries: Italy Italy

India's prime minister warns "there will be consequences" unless Italy returns two marines charged with the murder of two Indian fishermen in Kerala.
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India and Italy killings row deepens

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 17:06
related countries: Italy Italy

India summons the Italian ambassador to express its anger that two Italian marines charged with murdering fishermen have not returned to face trial.
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Body of India rape suspect released

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 12:36
related places: Delhi

The body of an Indian man charged over the gang rape and murder of a Delhi student is handed to his family after a post-mortem examination.
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Top India artist Ganesh Pyne dead

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 10:51
related places: Calcutta

Ganesh Pyne, one of India's most famous and influential artists, dies in a hospital in the eastern city of Calcutta, aged 76.
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Federer & Nadal into fourth round

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 7:49

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are on course to meet in the Indian Wells Masters quarter-finals after making the last 16.
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Boxer questioned over drug seizure

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 4:46

Police in India's Punjab state question Olympics medal winning boxer Vijender Singh in connection with a major drug seizure last week.
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Italy blocks Indian trial of marines

Monday, March 11th 2013, 18:04
related countries: Italy Italy

Two Italian marines, charged in India with the murder of two fishermen, will not be returning to India to face trial, Italy's foreign ministry says.
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India laments rape case 'lapse'

Monday, March 11th 2013, 15:56
related places: Delhi

Indian Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde says the death of Delhi rape case suspect Ram Singh was a major lapse in prison security.
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Australia drop four over discipline

Monday, March 11th 2013, 11:48
related countries: Australia Australia

Shane Watson is one of four players dropped by Australia for breach of discipline on their tour of India.
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Delhi rape accused is found dead

Monday, March 11th 2013, 11:39
related places: Delhi

One of six people accused of the abduction, rape and murder of a female student in the Indian capital, Delhi, is found dead in prison.
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VIDEO: Delhi rape accused 'found hanged'

Monday, March 11th 2013, 9:02
related places: Delhi

One of the suspects in the abduction, rape and murder of a student in the Indian capital, Delhi, has been found dead in prison.
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