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India vows rapist interview inquiry

Wednesday, March 4th 2015, 16:02

India's home minister promises an inquiry into how a TV crew was allowed to interview a death-row prisoner convicted over the Delhi 2012 gang rape and murder.
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Indian AAP sidelines founder members

Wednesday, March 4th 2015, 15:59
related places: Delhi

Indian anti-corruption party AAP sidelines two of its founder members, amid feuding following its Delhi election win last month.
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Australia win with record Cup score

Wednesday, March 4th 2015, 13:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Australia Australia

Australia post a World Cup record total as they beat Afghanistan by the biggest winning margin in the tournament's history.
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India surprises with second rate cut

Wednesday, March 4th 2015, 5:07

The Reserve Bank of India cuts its key interest rate, in a surprise move for the second time this year.
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'Tomboy, I wear glasses, look dorky'

Tuesday, March 3rd 2015, 22:49

The Indian who attracted proposals through honesty
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Delhi police block gang rapist film

Tuesday, March 3rd 2015, 19:14
related places: Delhi

Police in India secure a court injunction blocking the broadcast of an interview with one of the Delhi gang rapists on death row.
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India's Maharashtra state bans beef

Tuesday, March 3rd 2015, 14:17

The Indian president approves a bill which bans the slaughter of cows and the sale and consumption of beef in the western state of Maharashtra.
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Kashmir leader's remarks spark row

Monday, March 2nd 2015, 11:39
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

India's government distances itself from remarks by the Kashmir chief minister, who said Pakistan and militants deserved credit for peaceful state elections.
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India budget to boost investment

Saturday, February 28th 2015, 8:25

Indian PM Narendra Modi's government unveils a business-friendly budget aimed at attracting greater investment for the economy.
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Six acquitted over UK tourist deaths

Friday, February 27th 2015, 8:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Six people accused of burning to death three British tourists in 2002 riots in the India state of Gujarat are acquitted.
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Will Narendra Modi be India's Thatcher?

Friday, February 27th 2015, 0:35

Will Narendra Modi be India's Thatcher?
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India bail for ex-UN climate chief

Thursday, February 26th 2015, 13:55

An Indian court grants interim bail to the former head of the UN climate change panel, Rajendra Pachauri, who is facing allegations of sexual harassment.
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VIDEO: India's railways under pressure

Thursday, February 26th 2015, 11:31

The Indian government have announced plans to increase invest in India's aging railway network but foreign companies are still waiting for projects to start
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Indian railways to get $137bn boost

Thursday, February 26th 2015, 10:09

India's government announces plans to invest $137bn (£88bn) to modernise its ageing railway network over the next five years.
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India urges calm on deadly swine flu

Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 21:47

The Indian health minister urges the public not to panic as the number of deaths so far this year from swine flu passes 900 from 16,000 cases.
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BJP agrees Kashmir coalition deal

Tuesday, February 24th 2015, 14:17
related places: Jammu

India's Hindu nationalist BJP is to be part of a coalition government for the first time in Muslim majority Jammu and Kashmir.
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Uproar over Mother Teresa slur

Tuesday, February 24th 2015, 7:58

There is outrage in India over a Hindu leader's comment that Mother Teresa's charity work had one objective - to convert the poor to Christianity.
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India argues over land law changes

Tuesday, February 24th 2015, 7:20

There is uproar in the Indian parliament over a controversial land acquisition bill that aims to ensure industrialists pay fair compensation to farmers.
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Polished India see off South Africa

Sunday, February 22nd 2015, 11:15
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Shikhar Dhawan hits 137 as India maintain their unbeaten start to the World Cup with a 130-run win over South Africa.
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VIDEO: Swine flu outbreak spreads across India

Saturday, February 21st 2015, 18:32

Health officials in India are struggling to contain an outbreak of swine flu after the number of cases doubled within a week.
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India struggles with deadly flu

Friday, February 20th 2015, 19:06

Indian health experts are struggling to contain the spread of swine flu, which has killed more than 700 in the deadliest outbreak in five years.
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VIDEO: Modi 'name' suit fetches $690,000

Friday, February 20th 2015, 15:13

A diamond trader pays $690,000 for a suit with pinstripes spelling the name of Indian PM Narendra Modi.
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Modi's suit sells for $690,000

Friday, February 20th 2015, 13:10

A diamond trader pays $690,000 for a suit with pinstripes spelling the name of Indian PM Narendra Modi.
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India arrests over document 'leaks'

Friday, February 20th 2015, 9:21

Police in India say they have arrested seven people for allegedly leaking classified government documents to energy companies for money.
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Drug-resistant malaria 'huge threat'

Friday, February 20th 2015, 0:15

Drug-resistant malaria has spread in Myanmar and has now reached the border with India, scientists report.
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Indian monkey set to inherit fortune

Thursday, February 19th 2015, 9:22

An Indian couple who were shunned by their families over their interfaith marriage decide to leave their property to their pet monkey.
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India 'man-eating' tiger shot dead

Thursday, February 19th 2015, 6:49

Forest guards say they have shot dead a tiger blamed for killing a man and a woman in southern India last week.
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Miffed bride marries wedding guest

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 12:46

An Indian bride makes an impromptu decision to marry a guest at her wedding after her groom-to-be has a seizure and collapses.
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Bids for Modi's suit pass $190,000

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 10:47

An Indian businessman bids more than $190,000 for a suit worn by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, decorated with pinstripes featuring his name.
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Alabama apology for police 'assault'

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 5:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alabama

The governor of the US state of Alabama apologises to India after an Indian grandfather was thrown to the ground by police and left paralysed.
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Modi warns against religious attack

Tuesday, February 17th 2015, 15:06
related places: Delhi

Narendra Modi says his government will not allow any religious group to incite hatred, after a string of attacks on churches in Delhi.
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Indian baby born in train toilet

Tuesday, February 17th 2015, 9:55

A mother is reunited with her baby she gave birth prematurely in a train toilet and the newborn fell on to the tracks.
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Indian millionaire 'rammed guard'

Monday, February 16th 2015, 23:54

An Indian millionaire is charged with murder after he rammed his car into his security guard for being too slow to open a gate.
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Sri Lanka leader in key India visit

Monday, February 16th 2015, 11:31
related countries: China China, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Sri Lanka's new president signs agreements with the India's leader in a bid to mend ties hit by China's growing influence on Colombo.
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India building collapse kills 13

Sunday, February 15th 2015, 12:32

A newly constructed building collapses in northern India killing 13 people sleeping on the ground floor.
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Holders India crush rivals Pakistan

Sunday, February 15th 2015, 11:34
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Virat Kohli's hundred helps India open the defence of their World Cup crown with a 76-run win over arch rivals Pakistan.
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Conservative groups want Indian couples to marry on the spot

Saturday, February 14th 2015, 5:16

Canoodling couples asked to marry on the spot in India
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How a hug made history in India

Saturday, February 14th 2015, 2:48

How a hug became a watershed political moment
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Afridi plays down curfew breach fine

Friday, February 13th 2015, 18:49
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Shahid Afridi and seven Pakistan team-mates are fined for breaching a curfew before the World Cup clash with India.
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Indian guru film gets 'excruciating' reviews

Friday, February 13th 2015, 12:35

Film critics in India pan the controversial movie MSG: The Messenger of God, made by controversial guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.
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US police charged for pushing Indian

Friday, February 13th 2015, 7:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alabama

The US charges a police officer in Alabama after a 57-year-old Indian was thrown to the ground, an incident he says left him partially paralysed.
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Indian train accident kills 11

Friday, February 13th 2015, 5:52

At least 11 people are killed after three coaches of a train derail in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, railway officials say.
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Temple to India PM Modi scrapped

Thursday, February 12th 2015, 16:53

Supporters of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scrap plans to open a temple dedicated to him after he says he is "appalled" by the news.
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'All Delhi' invited to swearing-in

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 11:29
related places: Delhi

Indian anti-corruption campaigner Arvind Kejriwal invites "all of Delhi" to his swearing-in as chief minister, after his party won state elections.
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India anti-corruption party routs BJP

Tuesday, February 10th 2015, 15:42
related places: Delhi

Indian anti-corruption campaigner Arvind Kejriwal's party wins a landslide in Delhi's state elections, in a huge setback for PM Narendra Modi.
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Kejriwal's Delhi election victory in cartoons

Tuesday, February 10th 2015, 15:21
related places: Delhi

India's 'common man' election triumph in cartoons
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An epic comeback by India's Arvind Kejriwal

Tuesday, February 10th 2015, 10:49

Indian anti-corruption campaigner bounces back
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Who made it into greatest ODI XI?

Monday, February 9th 2015, 22:53
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

There are four Australians, three West Indians, two South Africans, one Indian & one Pakistani in the greatest ODI XI.
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India growth figures baffle experts

Monday, February 9th 2015, 14:02

India's economy grew by 7.5% between October and December compared with a year earlier, officials say, but economists are baffled by a new formula to calculate GDP.
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India arrests in 'brutal' gang rape

Monday, February 9th 2015, 12:17
related places: Haryana

Indian police arrest eight men in connection with the gang rape and murder of a mentally ill woman in Haryana state.
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VIDEO: Common Man party focus of India vote

Sunday, February 8th 2015, 10:13
related places: Delhi

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing his closest contest since coming to power last year - in local elections in the capital, Delhi.
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Kejriwal leads in Delhi - exit poll

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 15:32
related places: Delhi

First exit polls after the Delhi state elections suggest Arvind Kejriwal's Common Man party could push ahead of PM Narendra Modi's BJP.
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Children freed from Indian factories

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 15:35

Hundreds of children who were forced to work in Indian factories amid "inhuman conditions" are reunited with their parents.
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India 'Ponzi call' official quits

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 12:19

A top Indian official quits after reports that he interfered in an inquiry into a Ponzi scheme, the second top civil servant to leave in a week.
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Delhi protest against church attacks

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 9:48
related places: Delhi

Police in the Indian capital, Delhi, detain dozens of people who were protesting against recent attacks on churches in the city.
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Micromax overtakes Samsung in India

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 7:17

Samsung has been overtaken as the largest seller of smartphones in India by local budget brand Micromax for the first time, a research firm says.
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Bollywood show taken off YouTube

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 6:56

The producers of an Indian comedy "roast show" take it off YouTube after an intense row over its contents on social media.
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India interest rates kept on hold

Tuesday, February 3rd 2015, 11:20

India's central bank keeps interest rates unchanged, three weeks after it announced a surprise cut.
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Indian police die in Maoist attack

Tuesday, February 3rd 2015, 4:55

Maoist rebels kill two policemen and injure eight paramilitary policemen in an ambush in central India, officials say.
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The men of steel with a softer side

Tuesday, February 3rd 2015, 0:27

The Indian men of steel with a soft centre
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Gold bars discovered at India school

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 15:46

Staff find gold bars and stacks of cash in unused staff room lockers.
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India inmates escape using bedsheets

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 11:04

More than 90 young offenders have escaped from a detention centre in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police say.
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VIDEO: India student raps against misogyny

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 9:56
related places: Delhi

A college student in the Indian capital, Delhi, says she raps to empower women and to raise awareness of misogyny in India.
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VIDEO: 'My new life as an Indian wife'

Sunday, February 1st 2015, 23:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

I moved across the world for the man I met online
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Ex-MP quits Congress amid Gandhi row

Friday, January 30th 2015, 11:10

A leader of India's main opposition Congress quits the party after making allegations after the party vice-president Rahul Gandhi.
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England beat India to reach final

Friday, January 30th 2015, 11:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Perth

England reach the final of the one-day tri-series courtesy of a three-wicket victory over India in Perth.
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Skeleton sacks baffle India police

Friday, January 30th 2015, 9:35

Dozens of skeletons and decayed body parts are discovered in sacks in a disused room of an Indian police building, baffling the authorities.
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Uber sued over India rape allegation

Friday, January 30th 2015, 6:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi

An Indian woman who says she was raped by a Delhi driver of web-based taxi firm Uber files a lawsuit against the service in a US court.
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Malaysia declares MH370 an accident

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 15:06
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia officially declares the disappearance of MH370 over the Indian Ocean in March 2014 an accident, and says all 239 people on board are presumed dead.
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Hazare to campaign against India PM

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 9:54

Indian anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare is to launch a campaign against the government, three years after his hunger strike drew global attention.
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India sex-test ad ban for tech firms

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 17:16

India's Supreme Court orders internet giants Google, Yahoo and Microsoft to block adverts for tests that determine a child's sex before birth.
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India cancels child-killer execution

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 12:22

An Indian child-murderer convicted in a case dubbed "the house of horrors" escapes execution, as a court commutes his sentence to life in prison.
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Obama visits new Saudi King Salman

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 22:31
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

US President Barack Obama cuts short an India trip to lead a bipartisan delegation to Saudi Arabia following the death of King Abdullah.
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India's illegal market for blood

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 20:08

The desperate patients in India turning to illegal blood donors
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VIDEO: 'Adoring' crowd greets Obamas in India

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 13:23

Crowds of people, including many students, greeted Barack and Michelle Obama on their final day of their trip to India.
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US and India can be 'best partners'

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 8:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi

President Barack Obama says the US and India should "stand together" as he concludes a three-day visit seen as a sign of warming ties between the two countries.
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VIDEO: East meets West in India

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 1:28

Around half of India's population is under the age of 25 but do younger people want to change Indian society or do they want to hold onto more traditional values?
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Indian cartoonist RK Laxman dies

Monday, January 26th 2015, 16:46

Famous Indian cartoonist RK Laxman, who will be remembered for his Common Man sketches, dies in hospital aged 94.
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RK Laxman: Cartoonist behind India's 'Common Man'

Monday, January 26th 2015, 16:44

The man behind India's iconic cartoon
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Obama attends India's Republic Day

Monday, January 26th 2015, 11:56
related countries: United States United States

President Barack Obama begins the second day of his visit to India by becoming the first US head of state to attend the Republic Day parade.
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England set for India showdown

Monday, January 26th 2015, 9:46
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England and India will meet for a place in the tri-series final after Australia's game against India was washed out.
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VIDEO: Will India act on climate change?

Monday, January 26th 2015, 9:44
related countries: United States United States

Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi and US President Barack Obama are holding talks on climate change.
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VIDEO: 'Warm hugs' define Obama India visit

Monday, January 26th 2015, 4:16

President Obama and the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, say they have reached a long awaited breakthrough on issues holding up civil nuclear co-operation.
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India and US seal nuclear deal

Sunday, January 25th 2015, 16:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi

India and the US announce a breakthrough on a deal for supplying civilian nuclear technology, on the first day of President Barack Obama's visit.
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VIDEO: Laughing the Indian America way

Sunday, January 25th 2015, 0:38
related countries: United States United States

A comedian's take on India US relations
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VIDEO: India prepares for Obama visit

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 10:08

On Sunday President Obama begins a three-day visit to India where he has been invited by India's prime minister to attend the country's Republic Day parade on Monday.
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Why Obama's India Republic Day visit is significant

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 0:59

Why Obama's India visit is significant
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Delhi leaders file election papers

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 5:56
related places: Delhi

Rivals in the upcoming elections in the Indian capital Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal and Kiran Bedi, file their nominations.
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Delhi must unlock Greenpeace funds

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 17:37
related places: Delhi

Delhi's High Court orders the Indian government to release thousands of dollars belonging to Greenpeace India
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EU votes to lift Indian mango ban

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 16:56

A ban on mangoes imported from India by the EU is to be lifted after a European Commission vote, but other foodstuffs remain banned.
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Finn 'turns corner' with ODI best

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 14:02

Steven Finn says he is "happy with where I'm at" after a match-winning display in the nine-wicket win over India.
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