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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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Amazon pledges $2bn India investment

Wednesday, July 30th 2014, 7:25

Amazon, one of the world's largest online retailers, says it will invest a further $2bn (£1.2bn) to boost its operations in India.
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India road crash kills 21 people

Wednesday, July 30th 2014, 5:28
related places: At

At least 21 people die when their bus swerves off a mountain road and falls into a gorge in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
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England make India batsmen struggle

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 19:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Southampton

James Anderson and Stuart Broad help England continue to dominate India on day three of the third Test at Southampton.
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India's Flipkart raises record $1bn

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 13:13

India's largest e-commerce company Flipkart raises $1bn (£590m; 60bn rupees) in fresh funding, the largest ever for an Indian internet firm.
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Moeen warned by ICC over wristbands

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 9:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England batsman Moeen Ali is warned by the match referee not to wear pro-Gaza wristbands again in the third Test against India.
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Kerry visits India to improve ties

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 6:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi, Washington

US Secretary of State John Kerry is to begin a visit to Delhi as Washington tries to improve ties with India under its new PM Narendra Modi.
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In pictures: Indian child beggars

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 0:40
related places: Delhi

The child beggars struggling to get by in the Indian capital, Delhi
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The 'mistake' behind a top handbag firm

Monday, July 28th 2014, 23:03

How did Michael Jackson help inspire Indian handbag firm?
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Bell & Buttler put England on top

Monday, July 28th 2014, 17:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ian Bell stars with a superb 167 as England take control of the third Test against India on day two, declaring on 569-7.
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Indian or American: Congressman's 'oops'

Monday, July 28th 2014, 16:06
related countries: United States United States

Congressman's India gaffe highlights issue of US diversity
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India riot city curfew relaxed

Monday, July 28th 2014, 6:08
related places: Saharanpur

India's Uttar Pradesh state relaxes a curfew in the city of Saharanpur after clashes between Sikhs and Muslims left three dead and 20 hurt.
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Cook makes 95 as England thrive

Sunday, July 27th 2014, 17:11

England captain Alastair Cook falls for 95 but Gary Ballance hits a century on day one of the third Test against India.
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Jadeja fine hurtful to India - Dhoni

Saturday, July 26th 2014, 16:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India are 'very hurt' by Ravindra Jadeja's fine for an altercation with England's Jimmy Anderson, says captain Mahendra Dhoni.
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Jadeja fined over Anderson incident

Friday, July 25th 2014, 11:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India's Ravindra Jadeja has been fined 50% of his match fee following an incident with England's James Anderson.
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Narendra Modi: Is India's PM avoiding the media?

Friday, July 25th 2014, 0:26

Why Indian PM Narendra Modi is avoiding the media
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Mirza hits back in nationality row

Thursday, July 24th 2014, 12:53
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza rejects claims by a ruling party legislator that she is not fit to represent newly-created Telangana state because she is married to a Pakistani.
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Children dead in Indian train crash

Thursday, July 24th 2014, 6:40
related places: At

At least 18 children are killed along with their driver when a school bus is hit by a train in the Indian state of Telangana, police say.
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India MPs demand 'force-fed' probe

Thursday, July 24th 2014, 4:24

Opposition MPs in India demand an investigation into reports that some Hindu MPs tried to forcibly feed a Muslim man fasting for Ramadan.
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Indian boy has 232 teeth removed

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014, 16:23

Doctors in India extract 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation.
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India MPs 'force-fed' Muslim worker

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014, 12:45

Both houses of India's parliament are adjourned in uproar after reports that some Hindu MPs tried to forcibly feed a Muslim man fasting for Ramadan.
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School head held over India 'rape'

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014, 6:56
related places: Bangalore

Police in the Indian city of Bangalore arrest a school head for failing to protect children under his care after a six-year-old girl is allegedly raped.
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In pictures: Life in denuded India villages

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 23:20

Life in Indian villages denuded by deforestation
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VIDEO: When Britain ruled India

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 20:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Living in India during the dying days of the British Raj
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Buttler replaces Prior for England

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 15:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jos Buttler replaces Matt Prior as wicketkeeper in the England squad for the third Test against India at the Rose Bowl.
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I will not resign as captain - Cook

Monday, July 21st 2014, 16:22

England captain Alastair Cook says he will not resign following the 95-run defeat by India in the second Test at Lord's.
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England collapse to defeat by India

Monday, July 21st 2014, 14:06

England slump to a crushing 95-run defeat in the second Test at Lord's as India take a 1-0 lead in the series.
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Parliament uproar over 'corruption'

Monday, July 21st 2014, 10:36

There is uproar in the Indian parliament over a former Supreme Court judge's allegations of corruption in the judiciary.
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In pictures: India's 'original conservationists'

Sunday, July 20th 2014, 23:12

The 'original conservationists' of India's tree-loving tribe
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Arrest over India school 'rape'

Sunday, July 20th 2014, 21:10

Police in India arrest a man in connection with the alleged rape of a six-year-old girl by two staff members at her Bangalore school.
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England on verge of India defeat

Sunday, July 20th 2014, 17:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England are on the verge of defeat after India's superb performance with the bat and ball in the second Test at Lord's.
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Oil and gas boost Reliance profits

Sunday, July 20th 2014, 11:43

Reliance Industries, one of India's largest conglomerates, reports a sharp rise in profits thanks in part to a turnaround in its oil and gas business.
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Plunkett strikes leave Test in balance

Saturday, July 19th 2014, 17:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England took three wickets in the evening session to leave the second Test against India at Lord's in the balance.
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VIDEO: The problem with sex education in India

Friday, July 18th 2014, 23:31

Indian minister's views on sex education inspire internet satire
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Cook fails again against India

Friday, July 18th 2014, 11:51

England captain Alastair Cook again fails with the bat, extending his run of innings without a Test hundred to 26.
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India school boycotted after 'rape'

Friday, July 18th 2014, 5:52
related places: Bangalore

Indian parents stop sending their children to a Bangalore school after a six-year-old student was allegedly raped by staff members.
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Rahane leads India fightback at Lord's

Thursday, July 17th 2014, 17:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ajinkya Rahane hits a century as England fail to capitalise on helpful conditions on the first day of the second Test at Lord's.
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Pakistan set for India football tour

Thursday, July 17th 2014, 13:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan will go on a two-match tour of India in August.
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India six-year-old 'raped in school'

Thursday, July 17th 2014, 10:55
related places: Bangalore

A six-year-old schoolgirl is allegedly raped by two staff members at a school in the southern city of Bangalore, the latest such attack in India.
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India's growing breast milk banking network

Thursday, July 17th 2014, 0:18

India's growing breast-milk banking network
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Kashmir protest over deadly accident

Wednesday, July 16th 2014, 13:03

An army vehicle has crashed into a taxi in Indian-administered Kashmir, killing six people and triggering violent protests, police say.
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How India's film festival boom is boosting indie cinema

Wednesday, July 16th 2014, 0:31

How festivals are boosting indie cinema in India
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Anderson faces ICC misconduct charge

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 21:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's James Anderson is charged with misconduct by the ICC after an incident in the first Test against India.
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Readers remember India's iconic car

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 21:21

Readers remember the Herculean efforts of India's iconic car
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Brics nations to create $100bn bank

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 20:01
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Russia Russia, South Africa South Africa

The leaders of the so-called Brics countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - sign a deal to create a new $100bn development bank and emergency reserve fund.
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US loses trade spat to China, India

Monday, July 14th 2014, 18:56
related countries: China China, United States United States

The World Trade Organisation finds the United States violated trade rules when it imposed tariffs on a range of products from China and India.
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Have India's farm suicides really declined?

Monday, July 14th 2014, 1:41

Are fewer farmers taking their lives in India?
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England and India draw first Test

Sunday, July 13th 2014, 16:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India overcome an early wobble to bat out the final day and draw the first Test against England at Trent Bridge.
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The mystery of India's unrecorded deaths

Saturday, July 12th 2014, 19:54

Investigating India's unrecorded fatalities
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England rally raises victory hopes

Saturday, July 12th 2014, 17:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A record last-wicket stand and late wickets give England an outside chance of victory over India in the first Test.
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England collapse hands India control

Friday, July 11th 2014, 17:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England suffer another batting collapse as India strengthen their grip on the first Test at Trent Bridge.
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Arrests over Indian 'revenge rape'

Friday, July 11th 2014, 12:46

A teenage girl in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand has been raped in apparent revenge for an alleged assault on another woman, police say.
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Tributes pour in for Indian actress

Friday, July 11th 2014, 5:01
related places: Delhi

Tributes pour in for celebrated Indian actress Zohra Sehgal who has died in the capital, Delhi, aged 102.
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The Indian workers punished with an axe

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 23:01

The Indian workers mutilated for refusing to be slaves
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Cook fails as India make England toil

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 17:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Alastair Cook's batting struggles continue as India take control of the first Test at Trent Bridge.
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India unveils 'budget for growth'

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 11:40

India's new government promises to bring back higher growth, with a budget including more infrastructure spending and a goods and services tax.
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Vijay ton repels England in first Test

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 17:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Murali Vijay's unbeaten 122 helps India to 259-4 on the opening day of the first Test against England at Trent Bridge.
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India MP in burglary embarrassment

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 9:40

A controversial Indian MP is investigated after he said $800 was stolen from his home, but police recover nearly $200,000 in cash, watches and jewellery from the alleged thief.
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Amit Shah is new India BJP chief

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 8:28

Amit Shah, controversial Gujarat politician and a close aide of PM Narendra Modi, is the new chief of India's governing Bharatiya Janata Party.
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Gang rape bodies 'to be exhumed'

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 3:04

Police in India are to exhume the bodies of two teenage cousins who were gang-raped and murdered in May for a fresh autopsy, media reports say.
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An epitaph for India's 'appalling' national car

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 21:11

The 'appalling' sedan that people waited eight years to buy
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UK firms get £1bn India credit line

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 18:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's export finance body is to provide a £1bn line of credit for investment in Indian infrastructure, UK Chancellor George Osborne says.
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Cook defiant over England captaincy

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 16:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Under-fire England captain Alastair Cook says he has no intention of stepping down, on the eve of the first Test against India.
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Buttler called up as cover for Prior

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 10:12

England call up Jos Buttler as cover for wicketkeeper Matt Prior ahead of the first Test against India, which starts on Wednesday.
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India push to modernise railways

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 9:00

India's new rail minister proposes allowing foreign investment and more private participation to modernise the country's ailing railways network.
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India series to define Cook - Vaughan

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 8:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook's England captaincy will be defined by the result of their Test series against India, says Michael Vaughan.
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Gandhi statue set for Westminster

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 8:48

A statue of the Indian political leader Mahatma Gandhi is to be erected opposite the Houses of Parliament.
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Carrefour to exit India business

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 4:14

Carrefour, one the world's largest retail chains, is shutting its India business less than four years after it opened its first store in the country.
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The tough task of reviving India's decaying railways

Monday, July 7th 2014, 23:50

Why India's railways need to modernise
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Broad criticises 'crazy' schedule

Monday, July 7th 2014, 17:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England bowler Stuart Broad admits he may not play all five Tests against India as he manages an ongoing knee problem.
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Osborne and Hague start India visit

Monday, July 7th 2014, 1:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Chancellor George Osborne and Foreign Secretary William Hague begin a two-day trip to India looking to open up opportunities for UK firms.
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Indian nurses return home from Iraq

Saturday, July 5th 2014, 9:32
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A group of Indian nurses freed after being trapped in Iraq arrives home in Kerala to be greeted by ecstatic friends and relatives.
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Indian nurses trapped in Iraq freed

Friday, July 4th 2014, 15:33
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A group of 46 Indian nurses trapped in northern Iraq for the past three weeks have been released, Indian authorities say.
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Indian PM on maiden Kashmir visit

Friday, July 4th 2014, 7:02

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on his first visit to Indian-administered Kashmir amidst a protest shutdown called by separatist groups.
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India to provide four free vaccines

Friday, July 4th 2014, 4:55

India will provide four new vaccines free of cost as part of a programme to reduce child mortality, Prime Minister Narendra Modi says.
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India stock exchange resumes trading

Thursday, July 3rd 2014, 7:54

India's main stock market, Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), resumes trading after being disrupted due to a network outage.
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India women 'misusing' dowry law

Thursday, July 3rd 2014, 6:45

India's Supreme Court says that women are increasingly misusing the tough anti-dowry law to harass their husbands and in-laws.
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Why water surges are killing people in India

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 23:31

Why water surges are killing people in India
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Stokes returns to England Test squad

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 15:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Durham

England name Durham all-rounder Ben Stokes in a 13-man squad for the first Test against India starting on 9 July.
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India raises export price for onions

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 10:06

India raises minimum export price for onions to maintain domestic price levels as fears grow of a shortage because of adverse weather conditions.
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India summons US envoy over snooping

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 8:58
related countries: United States United States

India summons a top US diplomat to complain about spying after fresh allegations that the National Security Agency (NSA) targeted the governing BJP.
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Building collapse toll passes 40

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 5:16
related places: Chennai

The death toll in a building collapse in the Indian city of Chennai passes 40 as rescue workers continue to find more bodies in the wreckage.
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India MP apology over rape threat

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 4:30

An Indian MP who threatened to kill opposition workers and have women raped apologises, saying it was a "gross error of judgement".
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What do you do with millions of extra graduates?

Tuesday, July 1st 2014, 19:00
related countries: China China

What will China and India do with millions more graduates?
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India outrage over MP's rape threat

Tuesday, July 1st 2014, 11:26

There is growing outrage in India over MP Tapas Pal's controversial remarks threatening to kill opposition workers and have women raped.
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India rape case editor freed on bail

Tuesday, July 1st 2014, 9:00

India's Supreme Court grants bail to Tarun Tejpal, the former editor of a news magazine who is charged with raping a female colleague.
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India collapse toll rises to 24

Tuesday, July 1st 2014, 3:48
related places: Chennai

The death toll in a building collapse in the southern Indian city of Chennai rises to 24, reports say.
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English explodes in India

Monday, June 30th 2014, 20:55

India is using English like it has never been used before
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VIDEO: Survivor pulled from India rubble

Monday, June 30th 2014, 8:45
related places: At, Chennai

At least 17 people are now known to have died when a building collapsed in the southern Indian city of Chennai, but rescuers are still finding survivors in the rubble.
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