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We have started to collect the most important news related to India in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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India sterilisation deaths inquiry

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 16:24

The Indian state of Chhattisgarh orders an inquiry into the deaths of 11 women after botched sterilisation surgery at a state-run health camp.
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India women die after sterilisations

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 15:07

Eleven women die after botched sterilisation surgery at a remote village in central India, re-igniting fears about state-run family planning campaigns.
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India PM Modi in Asia-Pacific tour

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 7:01
related countries: Fiji Fiji

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sets off on a tour which will take in summits and key bilateral talks in Myanmar, Australia and Fiji.
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Indian woman paraded naked on donkey

Monday, November 10th 2014, 14:18

An Indian woman is stripped naked and paraded on a donkey on the orders of village elders after being accused of killing her nephew.
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Tagged Amur falcons return to India

Monday, November 10th 2014, 9:24

Two Amur falcons, tagged with satellite tracking chips last year, return to the Indian state of Nagaland, giving scientists crucial information about their route.
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India PM Modi expands cabinet

Monday, November 10th 2014, 4:16

Indian PM Narendra Modi expands his cabinet and reshuffles several ministers five months after he led his BJP party to a landslide election win.
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VIDEO: Are women safer on India's buses?

Monday, November 10th 2014, 0:05

The BBC's Leana Hosea takes a bus ride with student activist Afiya Khalid to see if a new bill in India has made public travel for women safer.
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Inside an Indian camp for radical Hindu women

Sunday, November 9th 2014, 23:52

Inside an Indian camp for radical Hindu women
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VIDEO: Fighting for India's sex crime victims

Sunday, November 9th 2014, 8:39

One woman tells the BBC's Leana Hosea how she is fighting for justice for the lower caste community in India, where sexual violence and discrimination is rife.
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Indian army in rare Kashmir apology

Saturday, November 8th 2014, 11:46

The Indian army issues an unusual apology for shooting dead two teenagers in Indian-administered Kashmir on Monday.
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VIDEO: A song for southern India

Saturday, November 8th 2014, 0:44

Indian comedians' fresh take on regional stereotypes
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India plane hits buffalo on take-off

Friday, November 7th 2014, 11:13
related places: Surat

An Indian aircraft is grounded after it hit a stray buffalo during take-off from the western city of Surat, but nobody on board was injured.
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Narendra Modi visits India holy city

Friday, November 7th 2014, 5:58
related places: Varanasi

Narendra Modi is visiting the Hindu holy city of Varanasi, in what is his first visit to his constituency after becoming India's prime minister.
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Sailor dies in India navy accident

Friday, November 7th 2014, 5:14

One sailor dies and four are missing as an Indian military ship floods and sinks off Visakhapatnam, the latest accident to hit the navy.
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West Indies ask for India agreement

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 23:22

The West Indies Cricket Board asks the Board of Control for Cricket in India for an agreement over its demand for £26.2m.
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India hospital tackles rat epidemic

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 12:31

Pest control workers are at work in a government hospital in central India, to get rid of tens of thousands of rats overrunning its premises.
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Indian media: Tendulkar's autobiography

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 5:43

Spotlight on legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography 'Playing It My Way'.
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'Custodians' of India's vast rail network

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 2:46

Men who keep Indian Railways on track
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India withdraws warships amid alert

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 5:13
related places: Calcutta

India's navy withdraws two warships from the eastern port of Calcutta as intelligence agencies warned of a possible terror plot on the port.
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The man who killed his daughter's rapist

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 21:33

Why an Indian man tortured his daughter's rapist to death
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India women make-up artist ban urged

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 12:23

India's Supreme Court says women should be able to work as make-up artists on film sets and that a long-standing men-only tradition is illegal.
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India monkey 'wedding ceremony' held

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 9:16

More than 200 villagers attend an elaborate Hindu wedding ceremony in northern India for two monkeys.
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Delhi headed for fresh elections

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 3:54
related places: Delhi

India's capital, Delhi, is headed for fresh elections after the main parties said they were unable to form a new government.
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Clarke frustrated after whitewash

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 20:13
related countries: Australia Australia, Pakistan Pakistan

Michael Clarke says Australia's whitewash by Pakistan shows lessons have not been learned from last year's defeat to India.
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India's 'Uber' for auto-rickshaws

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 20:00

How mobile apps are taming India's 'autos'
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VIDEO: Anguish in Lahore after Wagah attack

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 16:26
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lahore, Wagah

Funerals have been talking place across Punjab province for some of those killed in Sunday's suicide attack at the Wagah crossing, the only road crossing between India and Pakistan.
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Rivals hold ceremony despite attack

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 14:23
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Wagah

India and Pakistan go ahead with a military ceremony at the Wagah border crossing, despite earlier plans to suspend it after a big suicide attack.
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VIDEO: Lahore hospital full after attack

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 13:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lahore

Shumaila Jaffery reports from Lahore hospital after a suicide bombing close to Pakistan's only border crossing with India.
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Pakistan border bombing kills dozens

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 3:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lahore, Wagah

More than 50 people in Pakistan have been killed in a suicide bombing close to the country's only border crossing with India, officials say.
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In pictures: India's gun-violence widows

Sunday, November 2nd 2014, 20:57

Inside the world of India's 'fake encounter' widows
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India ask WI for $42m compensation

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 14:45

India's cricket board demands its West Indies counterpart pays up for pulling out of their tour of the country in October.
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Bangladesh hit by major blackouts

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 13:59
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladesh is hit by major power blackouts after a power line connecting the country to India's electricity grid failed, reports say.
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VIDEO: The right to kiss in India?

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 0:25

Thousands pledge to defy India's 'moral police'
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Three held over India bank heist

Friday, October 31st 2014, 13:26

Police in India say they have arrested three people who they suspect robbed a bank by digging a 125-foot (40-metre) tunnel straight into the vault.
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India bans official luxury travel

Friday, October 31st 2014, 5:16

India's government bans first class air travel for bureaucrats, meetings in five-star hotels and purchases of cars in a series of tough austerity measures.
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The older Indian women having children

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 16:03

Why Indian women are risking motherhood in old age
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VIDEO: Inside India bank robbers' tunnel

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 14:01

Indian police are hunting for thieves who tunnelled into a bank and fled with valuables worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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VIDEO: Becoming a mother at 70 in India

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 10:01

The BBC's Divya Arya reports from India, where women of 60 and 70 are becoming mothers for the first time.
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Kerala court upholds alcohol ban

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 9:32

The high court in the southern Indian state of Kerala upholds the government's decision to ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to tackle the state's drink problem.
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India 'fails' victims of abuse

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 7:58

The epidemic of domestic violence that blights India
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India court given 'black money' list

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 5:56

The Indian government gives a list with names of more than 600 Indians suspected to have parked untaxed wealth in foreign banks to the Supreme Court.
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VIDEO: The assassination of Indira Gandhi

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 21:20

Thirty years ago, India’s Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was murdered in her garden. One of her aides saw everything.
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India thieves tunnel into bank

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 12:51

A group of robbers dug a tunnel to break into a bank in northern India and loot cash, jewellery and other valuables worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, police say.
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Delhi government impasse criticised

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 10:55
related places: Delhi

India's Supreme Court criticises the authorities for the delay in forming a new government in Delhi eight months after the last one resigned.
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The taboo of menstruating in India

Monday, October 27th 2014, 22:58

Why menstruating is such a taboo in India
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India tackles poverty through business

Monday, October 27th 2014, 20:07

Turning flowers into paint to tackle poverty in India
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Xiaomi to open data centre in India

Monday, October 27th 2014, 15:22
related countries: China China
related places: Xiaomi

After India warned its military not to use Xiaomi devices owing to privacy fears, the Chinese firm announces plans to open an Indian data centre.
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Cyclone Nilofar approaches Gujarat

Monday, October 27th 2014, 5:33

Authorities in India alert fishermen going out into the sea as a powerful cyclone is heading for the western coast.
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Indian PM opens up to media - sort of

Saturday, October 25th 2014, 15:13

India's arm's length PM mixes with reporters - a bit
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India's iconic football club facing closure

Friday, October 24th 2014, 23:19

How an iconic Indian football club fell on hard times
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Hindu activists 'attack India cafe'

Friday, October 24th 2014, 19:21

Members of the governing BJP's youth wing vandalise a coffee shop, decrying meetings there between boys and girls.
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US firm fine for underpaying Indians

Friday, October 24th 2014, 6:45
related countries: United States United States

US authorities penalise a Silicon Valley company for "grossly underpaying" eight workers brought over from India for a special project.
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India's Modi visits Siachen glacier

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 15:15

Indian PM Narendra Modi marks the festival of Diwali with a brief visit to the Siachen glacier before inspecting recent flood damage in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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In pictures: India celebrates Diwali

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 22:27

Indians celebrate Diwali, the biggest Hindu festival
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Indian girl, 3, 'raped' in school

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 6:46
related places: Bangalore

Police in India investigate the alleged rape of a three-year-old girl in her school in the city of Bangalore.
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Tales from the India Office

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 23:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tales from the days when British diplomats ran the Gulf
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India suspend tours to West Indies

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 12:57

India suspend all future tours to the Caribbean following the West Indies' decision to abandon their tour of India last week.
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Indian woman set on fire in train

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 8:18

A woman dies of her injuries after being set on fire on a train in the Indian state of Kerala, reportedly after an argument with an unidentified man.
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Player dies after goal celebration

Monday, October 20th 2014, 12:36

Indian footballer Peter Biaksangzuala dies from the injuries he suffered after landing awkwardly when he celebrated a goal.
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Five jailed for life in India rape

Monday, October 20th 2014, 10:45

A court in India sends five men to jail for life for the abduction and gang rape of a call centre worker.
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Modi party to form state governments

Monday, October 20th 2014, 3:52
related places: Haryana

India's BJP is set to form governments in Maharashtra and Haryana, after the party won the elections in both states.
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Windies end India tour over pay row

Saturday, October 18th 2014, 6:09

West Indies pull out midway through their India tour over a pay dispute, on a day of confusion and conflicting statements.
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India court grants Jayalalitha bail

Friday, October 17th 2014, 8:07

India's top court grants bail to Jayaram Jayalalitha, one of India's most controversial and colourful politicians, jailed last month for corruption
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India athlete beaten in 'witch hunt'

Friday, October 17th 2014, 6:35

An Indian athlete was tied up and severely beaten after being accused of witchcraft in her home village in the north-eastern state of Assam.
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Why India is planning a new road near the China border

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 22:52
related countries: China China

Indian plans for mountain road near disputed border irks China
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India unveils key labour reforms

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 9:01

India's PM Narendra Modi unveils key labour reforms as a part of a campaign which aims to turn the country into a global manufacturing hub.
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Why the Great Indian Novel still appeals

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 0:16

Why The Great Indian Novel still holds appeal
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India tightens cigarette warnings

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 12:38

India says tobacco firms will soon have to reserve almost all the space on cigarette packs for health warnings.
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India holds crucial state elections

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 4:08

Voting begins in state elections in India in what is seen as PM Narendra Modi's first major test after his party's landslide general election win.
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Five convicted for India gang rape

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 11:33
related places: Delhi

A court in the Indian capital, Delhi, convicts five men for the November 2010 abduction and gang rape of a call centre worker.
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India prices fall to five-year low

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 9:51

India's inflation rate falls to a five-year low in September because of lower food and fuel prices.
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Indian cyclone death toll reaches 24

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 4:51

Authorities in India's Andhra Pradesh and Orissa states intensify efforts to get aid to 400,000 people affected by Cyclone Hudhud, which killed at least 24 people.
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Tharoor dropped for 'Modi praise'

Monday, October 13th 2014, 14:45

India's main opposition Congress drops high-profile MP Shashi Tharoor as a party spokesperson after criticism that he praised PM Narendra Modi.
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Relief effort after Indian cyclone

Monday, October 13th 2014, 10:25

Indian disaster teams begin a relief operation after Cyclone Hudhud pounded the eastern coast, forcing as many as 400,000 people to flee.
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VIDEO: 'Little comfort' after India cyclone

Monday, October 13th 2014, 1:44

Cyclone Hudhud is pounding the eastern Indian coast, causing extensive damage and prompting the evacuation of some 350,000 people.
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Kolkata beat Mumbai in ISL opener

Sunday, October 12th 2014, 20:15
related places: Kolkata, Mumbai

The Indian Super League begins, with Peter Reid's Mumbai City losing 3-0 to Atletico de Kolkata in the opening game.
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Cyclone forces India abandonment

Sunday, October 12th 2014, 15:34

India postpone Tuesday's third one-day international against West Indies because of the advance of Cyclone Hudhud.
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Cyclone Hudhud pounds eastern India

Sunday, October 12th 2014, 14:41

Hundreds of thousands of people are evacuated as Cyclone Hudhud pounds the eastern Indian coast, killing at least six.
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How Cyclone Hudhud got its name

Saturday, October 11th 2014, 0:35
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

How the latest Indian Ocean cyclone got its name
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Laureate Malala urges child rights

Friday, October 10th 2014, 18:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai urges children to demand their rights after winning the Nobel Peace Prize with Indian campaigner Kailash Satyarthi.
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VIDEO: Malala told of Nobel award in lesson

Friday, October 10th 2014, 16:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai has said she is honoured to have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize jointly with Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian child rights campaigner.
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Cyclone Hudhud approaches India

Friday, October 10th 2014, 5:04

Authorities in India plan evacuations and stock up on rations as a powerful cyclone heads for the south-eastern coast.
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Rivals trade warnings over Kashmir

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 15:58
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

India and Pakistan have traded warnings over a surge in violence in Kashmir which has killed at least 19 people.
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A happy homecoming for India's widows

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 0:56

The widows who refuse to be quietly shunned
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VIDEO: Villagers flee after Kashmir shelling

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 0:16
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir, There

There has been more shelling along the border between Pakistan and Indian administered Kashmir in the biggest escalation in violence in years.
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Hundreds flee after Kashmir clashes

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 12:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Hundreds of villagers flee their homes in Indian-administered Kashmir as Indian and Pakistani troops continue to exchange fire in some of the worst violence in the region in a decade.
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Nokia to mothball India mobile plant

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 6:25

Nokia plans to suspend production at its mobile phone factory in India because of a dispute with the country's tax authorities.
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Flipkart sorry for sale glitches

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 6:12

India's biggest online retailer Flipkart apologises to customers for glitches during Monday's 'Big Billion Day' sale.
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Yahoo set to cut '400 jobs' in India

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 3:49
related places: Bangalore

Tech giant Yahoo plans to cut jobs in Bangalore, India, which is considered one of its largest engineering hubs.
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Chand begins competition ban appeal

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 19:04

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand formally begins a Court of Arbitration for Sport appeal against her indefinite ban from competition.
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