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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: Kashmir floods leave thousands stranded

Wednesday, September 17th 2014, 6:54

Thousands of people are still thought to be stranded in Indian administered Kashmir nearly two weeks after devastating floods there.
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Chief defends Kashmir flood response

Tuesday, September 16th 2014, 21:45

The top official in Indian-administered Kashmir defends the response to the region's worst flooding in decades, which have killed more than 200.
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VIDEO: Wedding tragedy as groom dies in floods

Monday, September 15th 2014, 15:16
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Flooding in Pakistan has claimed the life of a groom who was travelling to his wedding reception on a boat.
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VIDEO: Indian launch for Android One phone

Monday, September 15th 2014, 14:06

Google launches the first Android One branded smartphones in India.
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Actress cleavage tweet sparks anger

Monday, September 15th 2014, 8:25

Bollywood stars join hundreds expressing outrage on Twitter after a top Indian newspaper published a photo of actress Deepika Padukone's cleavage.
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First Android One smartphones launch

Monday, September 15th 2014, 8:16

The first Android One handsets go on sale in India, offering “high quality” features and downloads at a relatively low price.
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Health fears after Kashmir floods

Monday, September 15th 2014, 7:00

Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir prepare for an outbreak of water-borne diseases after the region was hit by its worst flooding in decades.
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VIDEO: Floods misery continues in Kashmir

Sunday, September 14th 2014, 2:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Hundreds of thousands of people have been trapped by flooding in Kashmir and other areas of northern India and Pakistan.
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India probes ID card for monkey god

Friday, September 12th 2014, 13:51

Authorities in India are investigating how Hanuman, the monkey god, was issued a biometric identity card complete with finger print and iris scan.
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Italian marine allowed to go home

Friday, September 12th 2014, 8:22
related countries: Italy Italy

India's Supreme Court allows one of the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012 to return home on medical grounds.
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India teen killed over cigarettes

Friday, September 12th 2014, 6:34

Police in India say they are looking for four men who killed a teenager for refusing to buy them a packet of cigarettes.
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VIDEO: Families saved from 'city of islands'

Thursday, September 11th 2014, 14:54

There is mounting anger in Indian-administered Kashmir amid accusations that the government has acted too slowly in the flood crisis.
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Kerala alcohol ban put on hold

Thursday, September 11th 2014, 9:36

India's top court puts on hold a move by Kerala to ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to tackle the state's drink problem.
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Police charge toddler for 'coercion'

Thursday, September 11th 2014, 9:07

Two policemen are set to be suspended after they charged a one-year-old child with "coercion" ahead of a by-election in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
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Anger grows amid flood disaster

Thursday, September 11th 2014, 7:26

There is mounting anger in Indian-administered Kashmir amid accusations that the government has acted too slowly in the latest flood crisis.
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Pakistanis flee flood dyke breach

Wednesday, September 10th 2014, 18:33
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani authorities breach a strategic dyke in flood-affected Punjab to ease pressure on flood defences downstream and protect urban areas.
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India 'dowry abuse' woman rescued

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 12:00

Indian police rescue a woman whose husband's family allegedly held her captive for three years because her parents failed to pay enough dowry.
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VIDEO: Floods survivor: 'We had no warning'

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 11:09

A woman, Reefat Drabu, who escaped flooding in Indian-administered Kashmir says people were given no warning they should evacuate the area.
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India and Pakistan flood toll rises

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 5:20
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The death toll from floods in India and Pakistan has passed 375 as authorities struggle to rescue hundreds of thousands of stranded people.
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Modi to meet Obama at White House

Monday, September 8th 2014, 20:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

Indian PM Narendra Modi will meet US President Barack Obama this month in his first visit to the US since being banned in 2005, officials confirm.
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Can Indian football take on cricket?

Monday, September 8th 2014, 20:02

Can Indian Super League football take on cricket?
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Battle to rescue flood marooned

Monday, September 8th 2014, 16:40
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Rescue teams battle to retrieve hundreds of thousands of people stranded by damaging floods in India and Pakistan.
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VIDEO: Bridge 'snapped in half' by floods

Monday, September 8th 2014, 16:03

Soldiers in Indian-administered Kashmir build a temporary bridge across the Tawi River after the region's worst floods for 50 years snapped a number of key crossings.
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VIDEO: Footage shows Punjab submerged

Monday, September 8th 2014, 14:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Rescue teams are battling to retrieve hundreds of thousands of people stranded by damaging floods in India and Pakistan.
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India delays serial killer hanging

Monday, September 8th 2014, 3:55

India's Supreme Court puts on hold the execution of a man sentenced for murdering a girl in a case dubbed "the house of horrors".
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VIDEO: Escaping Kashmir streets-turned-lakes

Monday, September 8th 2014, 2:48

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has visited flood-hit areas of Indian-administered Kashmir, following devastating monsoon rains.
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Why dozens of India's Asiatic lions are dying

Sunday, September 7th 2014, 21:19

Why Asiatic lions are dying in dozens
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England beat India in T20 thriller

Sunday, September 7th 2014, 18:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

England round off their international summer with a pulsating three-run Twenty20 victory over India at Edgbaston.
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Kashmir city hit by huge flood

Sunday, September 7th 2014, 11:59
related places: Srinagar

Much of the main city of Indian-administered Kashmir, Srinagar, is under water, as soldiers battle to rescue flood victims throughout the region.
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India Pakistan flood toll passes 200

Saturday, September 6th 2014, 7:19
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

More than 200 people have been killed in floods caused by heavy rain across large swathes of India and Pakistan, reports say.
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Root century sets up England ODI win

Friday, September 5th 2014, 17:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Joe Root hits 113 as England beat India by 41 runs in the final one-day international, with the tourists winning the series 3-1.
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Australia to return Hindu statues

Friday, September 5th 2014, 8:01
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott is to return to India two ancient Hindu statues allegedly stolen from temples and displayed in galleries in Australia.
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Deadly floods in India and Pakistan

Friday, September 5th 2014, 7:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Dozens are killed after flooding caused by incessant rain across Indian- and Pakistani-administered Kashmir.
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India 'serial killer' to be executed

Friday, September 5th 2014, 4:59

An Indian man sentenced to death for murdering a girl in a case dubbed "the house of horrors" will be executed next week, officials say.
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India on alert after al-Qaeda video

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 20:58

India issues a security alert following the release of a video by the head of al-Qaeda announcing the formation of an Indian branch of the group.
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We must learn from India - Moeen

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 15:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

All-rounder Moeen Ali says England must learn from India's style of play to help turn around their dismal one-day form.
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'Dozens dead' in Kashmir bus plunge

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 12:28

Dozens of people are feared dead after floods sweep a bus into a gorge in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Zawahiri launches al-Qaeda in S Asia

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 11:36

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri announces the creation of an Indian branch of his militant group to 'raise the flag of jihad' across South Asia.
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India hanged girls' accused bailed

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 11:27

Three Indian men, arrested in May for the alleged gang rape and murder of two teenage cousins in a case which sparked global outrage, are freed on bail after investigators refuse to charge them.
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Abbott in India over uranium deal

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 3:31
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott arrives in India for a two-day visit, with a deal on uranium sales high on the agenda.
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Brazilian Zico to coach Indian club

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 8:36
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian great Zico agrees to manage the FC Goa team in the inaugural season of football's new Indian Super League.
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'Humiliated' Indian girl found dead

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 7:52

A teenage Indian girl who was allegedly humiliated by village elders for protesting against her father's harassment is found dead near a railway track in West Bengal state.
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VIDEO: Modi's first 100 days in power

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 3:18

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has completed his first 100 days as leader of the country.
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Cook will not quit as ODI skipper

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 17:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook says he will not stand down as England one-day captain despite the series defeat by India.
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India humble England to win series

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 15:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

India send England to a humiliating nine-wicket defeat to win the fourth one-day international at Edgbaston and the series 3-0.
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Thieving monkey hands out money

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 10:20

A monkey in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh steals money from a home and rains down banknotes on people, reports say.
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Woman has boy after swim to safety

Monday, September 1st 2014, 13:21

An Indian woman who swam nearly a kilometre across a raging monsoon river to avoid a home birth delivers a baby boy in hospital.
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Nuclear vow at Japan-India talks

Monday, September 1st 2014, 12:44
related countries: Japan Japan

India's PM Narendra Modi and Japan's Shinzo Abe agree at their summit to speed up talks on a nuclear energy pact.
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India unveils new village toilets

Monday, September 1st 2014, 4:07

An Indian charity unveils 108 new lavatories in a village which gained notoriety when two young girls were found hanged from a tree there in May.
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In pictures: India's coal miners

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 20:34

Photographer Arindam Mukherjee with the miners of eastern India
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Cook defends England's ODI approach

Saturday, August 30th 2014, 19:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Alastair Cook defends his team's tactics after a second successive heavy defeat in the one-day series with India.
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India beat England to take 2-0 lead

Saturday, August 30th 2014, 16:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India beat England by six wickets at Trent Bridge to take a 2-0 lead in the one-day series with two games left.
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Hales wants strong Cook partnership

Friday, August 29th 2014, 19:22

Alex Hales says captain Alastair Cook is the "right guy at the top of the order" ahead of the third ODI against India.
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India's growth hits two year high

Friday, August 29th 2014, 16:52

India's economy grew by 5.7% in the three months to June, its fastest pace in two-and-a-half years, according to an official estimate.
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Indian elephant creates own art

Friday, August 29th 2014, 5:08
related places: Delhi

Paintings by an Indian elephant go on sale at a gallery in the capital, Delhi, to help raise money to protect the endangered animals.
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'Dead' Indian activist found alive

Friday, August 29th 2014, 4:20
related places: Bangalore

An Indian activist thought to have died in a car fire is found alive in Bangalore and accused by police of faking his death over a woman.
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India launches bank accounts for all

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 12:48

Indian PM Narendra Modi launches a plan to provide a bank account for every household, in a landmark initiative to help the poor.
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India cow row 'settled by DNA tests'

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 10:55

A woman in southern India is set to win a court battle to keep a cow after DNA tests proved it belongs to her, her lawyer says.
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The Indian journalists' #TwitterPasswords

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 8:24

Were Indian journalists asked to hand over their Twitter passwords?
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India thrash England in second ODI

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 18:10

England lose by a crushing 133 runs in the second one-day international at Cardiff after Suresh Raina's superb century.
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Girl survives being buried alive

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 13:25

Police in northern India are hunting for the relatives of a seven-year-old girl who was buried alive but rescued from her grave by a villager.
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India 'criminal' ministers warning

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 7:38

India's Supreme Court says politicians with criminal records should not be appointed as ministers.
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Woman kills leopard in long battle

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 16:14

An Indian woman armed only with farm tools is stable in hospital after killing a leopard that attacked her.
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Mumbai attack Jewish centre reopens

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 8:26
related places: Mumbai

A Jewish centre in the Indian city of Mumbai reopens, nearly six years after it was stormed by gunmen who attacked the city.
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Mozilla launches $33 smartphone

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 8:17

Mozilla, a company best known for its Firefox browser, launches its first low-cost smartphone in India, retailing for 1,999 rupees ($33; £19.90).
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Rain washes out first ODI at Bristol

Monday, August 25th 2014, 12:47

Rain causes the first ODI against India at Bristol to be abandoned without play, denying Alex Hales his debut.
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India coal mining licences 'illegal'

Monday, August 25th 2014, 11:10

India's Supreme Court rules that all coal mining licences awarded between 1993 and 2010 are illegal.
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In pictures: India's 'untouchable' scavengers

Monday, August 25th 2014, 5:37

The demeaning life of India's 10 million toilet pan cleaners
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India temple stampede kills 10

Monday, August 25th 2014, 3:49

At least 10 people have been killed in a stampede at a Hindu festival in central India, local officials say.
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Hales set for England 50-over debut

Sunday, August 24th 2014, 13:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Alastair Cook confirms Alex Hales will make his 50-over international debut against India on Monday.
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Activist Irom Sharmila re-arrested

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 5:50

Indian activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on a hunger strike for 14 years, is re-arrested two days after she was freed on a court order.
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India's Kerala to ban alcohol sales

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 4:57

Authorities in the southern Indian state of Kerala outline plans to ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to tackle the state's drink problem.
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India blocks Gandhi murder film

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 2:31

India blocks the release of a film on the assassination of former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi, after complaints it glorifies her killers.
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Gap goes to India for new customers

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 1:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gap

US clothing store Gap is bringing its brand to India with the aim of opening 40 outlets, and will launch the first two stores early next year.
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VIDEO: Indian billionaire breaks into poem

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 23:02

Nadir Godrej, a top executive at one of India's biggest businesses, turns to poetry to describe the challenges facing India's economy.
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Hanged India girls' 'rape' in doubt

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 10:48

A forensic investigation into clothing and swabs taken after the murder and alleged gang rape of two teenage cousins in northern India concludes they were not sexually assaulted.
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India court stays sisters' execution

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 4:10

A court in India puts on hold the execution of two sisters convicted of murdering children they kidnapped and forced to beg and steal, a lawyer confirms.
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Indian Super League set for draft

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 16:55

Eight teams prepare for the Indian Super League's player draft as football aims to rival cricket for popularity in the country.
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India activist Irom Sharmila freed

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 13:01

Indian activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on a hunger strike for 14 years, is freed following a court order.
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Pakistan defends meeting separatists

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 12:19
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Delhi, Islamabad, Kashmiri

Pakistan's high commissioner to India Abdul Basit defends his meetings with Kashmiri separatists, a move which led to Delhi cancelling planned talks with Islamabad.
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India censor accused of seeking bribe

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 11:59

The head of India's Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) is arrested on suspicion of soliciting a bribe from a film producer.
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Gandhi murder film sparks protest

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 8:15

Kaum De Heere, a controversial film on the October 1984 assassination of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, is set for release in India on Friday.
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India 'man-eating' tiger killed

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 6:46

Forest workers say they have shot dead a tiger blamed for killing seven people in the past six months in western India.
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India yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 4:19
related places: Pune

Legendary Indian yoga guru BKS Iyengar, who developed the Iyengar form of yoga, dies in the western city of Pune aged 95.
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VIDEO: Partition of India: My memories

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 19:46
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Memories of the birth of Pakistan
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India hunger striker 'to be freed'

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 11:08

An Indian court orders the release of a human rights activist who has been on hunger strike for 14 years to protest a law granting soldiers sweeping powers.
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Indian media blame Dhoni & Fletcher

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 9:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

After three humiliating defeats by England, calls are getting louder in India to sack captain Mahdenra Singh Dhoni.
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India brides leave home over toilets

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 8:51

Six newlywed women in a village in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh return to their parents because their husbands' homes did not have toilets.
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India cancels talks with Pakistan

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 7:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

India cancels a meeting with Pakistan, after Pakistan's envoy consults Kashmiri separatist leaders.
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