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India's two-wheel taxi service by women, for women

Thursday, December 15th 2016, 23:47

Shalu Yadav tries out India's two-wheel taxi service by women, for women.
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Arranged marriage 101

Thursday, December 15th 2016, 0:48

An Indian woman's advice for those entering arranged marriages has been widely shared online.
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India newspaper offers 'tips' for conceiving a baby boy

Wednesday, December 14th 2016, 0:42

An Indian paper defies science by saying women can have baby boys if they attract "strong" sperm.
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Speaking their language

Tuesday, December 13th 2016, 0:27

Indus OS rises to become India's second most popular smartphone platform.
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Cyclone Vardah: Two dead as storm lashes south India coast

Monday, December 12th 2016, 10:51

Thousands are evacuated as Cyclone Vardah hits the southern Indian coast, killing at least two.
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India v England: Ravichandran Ashwin seals series win in Mumbai

Monday, December 12th 2016, 5:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mumbai

England subside to an innings-and-36-run defeat on the final day of the fourth Test in Mumbai as India seal a series victory.
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Rocket women

Monday, December 12th 2016, 2:07

The BBC meets three Indian female scientists who prove that rocket science is not a male preserve.
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Turning to dust

Saturday, December 10th 2016, 2:33

How young volunteers and social media are helping revive India's 204-year-old Madras Literary Society.
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'My baby was stolen by a gang - and sold'

Thursday, December 8th 2016, 4:15
related places: Kolkata

A police operation in Kolkata has uncovered a major baby trafficking ring in India. 13 babies have been rescued and twenty people have been arrested.
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India doctor to operate on '500kg' Egyptian woman

Wednesday, December 7th 2016, 15:05
related countries: Egypt Egypt

An Egyptian woman, said to weigh 500kg, is to be airlifted to India for weight reduction surgery.
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Mourners shave heads for India's Jayalalitha

Wednesday, December 7th 2016, 10:15

Indians shave their heads as a mark of respect to late charismatic politician J Jayalalitha.
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Gridlocked city

Wednesday, December 7th 2016, 3:53
related places: Bangalore

The hot topic of conversation in India's Bangalore city these days is the unending traffic jams.
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India Jayalalitha death: Masses mourn 'iron lady'

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 13:22

J Jayalalitha, India's "iron lady" politician, is buried in the presence of thousands of mourners.
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India politician J Jayalalitha dies at 68

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 2:23

One of India's most influential and colourful politicians, J Jayalalitha, dies at the age of 68.
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How trees helped an infertile woman

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 2:15

How planting trees helped a 105-year-old Indian woman cope with infertility
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India's Jayaram Jayalalitha still 'critical' after heart attack

Monday, December 5th 2016, 13:10

One of India's most popular politicians, J Jayalalitha, remains critical after a heart attack.
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The Indian women loitering with intent

Monday, December 5th 2016, 0:52

Women in India are "loitering" together at night time to change attitudes about what females can do.
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Indian village goes back to bartering

Monday, December 5th 2016, 0:05

Villagers in Brindapur, West Bengal, have gone back to bartering because of India's cash crisis.
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The Indian YouTube channel with 6 billion views

Friday, December 2nd 2016, 0:01

How Indian company ChuChu TV animates traditional nursery rhymes for its popular YouTube channel.
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100 Women 2016: India tractor queen 'one notch' above men

Thursday, December 1st 2016, 0:15

Tractors are traditionally associated with men but an Indian woman is the boss of the third biggest tractor firm in the world.
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India cinemas ordered to play national anthem

Wednesday, November 30th 2016, 13:40

India's Supreme Court says all cinemas must play the national anthem before a film is screened.
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Kashmir clashes: Indian soldiers killed in Nagrota camp attack

Tuesday, November 29th 2016, 15:06
related places: Nagrota

Militants kill seven soldiers at an army camp in Indian-administered Kashmir, the army says.
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India rupee ban: Sporadic 'day of rage' protests against cash ban

Monday, November 28th 2016, 9:36

Indians demonstrate in a number of cities against the recent withdrawal of high-value bank notes.
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Dog's day out

Sunday, November 27th 2016, 0:35

Every winter, dog enthusiasts and "professional" breeders travel across India to participate in dog shows.
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India court bans fireworks in Delhi after Diwali smog

Friday, November 25th 2016, 13:04
related places: Delhi

India's top court stops firecracker sales in the capital Delhi, while "harmful effects" are studied.
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India outrage at minister's $7.3m house with bullet-proof bathroom

Friday, November 25th 2016, 11:16

The chief minister of the south Indian state of Telangana causes outrage after moving into a $7.3m home.
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All about the money

Friday, November 25th 2016, 0:06

Can scrapping high denomination banknotes transform India from a cash economy to a cashless one?
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Indian film star takes piggy to bank

Thursday, November 24th 2016, 8:09

A south Indian film star causes a sensation after standing in a bank queue while carrying a piglet.
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Kashmir clashes: Indian shelling 'kills nine on bus'

Wednesday, November 23rd 2016, 12:04

Pakistan says nine people were killed when India shelled a passenger bus in disputed Kashmir.
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Indian music legend M Balamurali Krishna dies aged 86

Tuesday, November 22nd 2016, 17:49

Veteran singer M Balamurali Krishna, a legend of Carnatic music from south India, dies aged 86.
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Learning in the cloud

Tuesday, November 22nd 2016, 1:12

Gouri Chindarkar was one of the first children in India to experience a unique way of learning.
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India train: Rescuers end search for survivors at crash site

Monday, November 21st 2016, 13:17

The search for survivors after a train crash ends in India, with at least 142 people confirmed dead.
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Rescuers search through India train wreckage

Monday, November 21st 2016, 6:34

Rescuers are trying to pull survivors out of a deadly train crash in India's northern Uttar Pradesh state.
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Tata crisis

Monday, November 21st 2016, 0:13

India's Tata Sons has sacked its boss, but he still runs several parts of the business. So what now?
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India train crash: 115 killed in derailment near Kanpur

Sunday, November 20th 2016, 14:20

At least 115 people die and 150 are hurt after an express train derails near Kanpur in north India.
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India train derails near Kanpur, killing scores

Sunday, November 20th 2016, 7:31
related places: At, Kanpur

More than 100 people are killed after 14 carriages of an Indian express train derails in northern Uttar Pradesh state, police say.
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Dancing and shooting

Friday, November 18th 2016, 13:55

An Indian "god-woman" has surrendered after celebratory shots at a wedding killed the groom's aunt.
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How do you organise an Indian wedding without cash?

Friday, November 18th 2016, 0:07

India's cash crisis has thrown wedding planning into disarray, as the BBC's Shalu Yadav finds out.
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India banker's tale of 'cash like rotten leather'

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 7:48

The tale of a bank worker's ordeal after India's shock currency ban has touched a chord.
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Cashless society

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 0:58

The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder travels to an Indian village where residents are stuck with banned notes.
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Scenes from a marriage

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 13:25

After five days the most lavish but controversial Indian wedding of the year draws to a close.
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India money-changers marked with ink

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 12:36

India's rupee crackdown will see people marked with indelible ink to ensure they get only one chance to change their bank notes.
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Indian man calls news conference to declare he is alive

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 9:33

An Indian holds a news conference to declare he is alive after reports he died in the cash crisis.
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Teach yourself

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 0:34

A project in a rural village in India finds out what happens if children are able to teach themselves using a tablet computer without any adult instructions.
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US government delays decision on North Dakota pipeline

Tuesday, November 15th 2016, 17:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: Standing Rock

Sioux Indian community in Standing Rock is encouraged as authorities opt for further talks.
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Lavish wedding angers cash-strapped Indians

Tuesday, November 15th 2016, 16:37

The lavish wedding of the daughter of a former politician angers cash-hit Indians.
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India hospital fined after wrong body cremated

Tuesday, November 15th 2016, 16:14

A hospital in India is fined after releasing a dead body to the wrong family for cremation.
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Indian students in the US at record high

Tuesday, November 15th 2016, 5:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Indian students in the US are at a record high, as analysts say tough visa rules deter many from the UK.
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Kashmir clash: Pakistan says India killed seven troops

Monday, November 14th 2016, 15:18
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Pakistan says seven soldiers were killed by shelling in Kashmir as tensions with India rise.
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India raises withdrawal limit as rupee anger mounts

Sunday, November 13th 2016, 19:54

The Indian government raises the limit on withdrawals after abolishing the 500 and 1,000 rupee notes.
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May in India

Sunday, November 13th 2016, 1:06

What effect has Theresa May's visit to India had on relations between the two countries?
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India rupees: PM Modi says move had to be secret

Saturday, November 12th 2016, 13:20

India's PM says the plan to pull high-value rupee notes had to be kept secret, as bank queues grow.
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India rupees: Chaos at banks continues after ATMs reopen

Friday, November 11th 2016, 7:17

Long queues continue outside banks and several ATMs have run out of cash in India.
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Desperate housewives

Friday, November 11th 2016, 0:16

The BBC's Vikas Pandey speaks to Indian women who are trying to keep their savings a secret.
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India rupees: Chaos at banks after 'black money' ban

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 14:37

Chaotic scenes at Indian banks as people exchange banknotes withdrawn as an anti-corruption measure.
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Money for nothing

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 0:18
related places: Delhi, Mumbai

How people in Delhi and Mumbai see the Indian government's move to ban 500 and 1,000 rupee notes.
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India scraps 500 and 1,000 rupee bank notes overnight

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 0:35

India's PM says existing 500 and 1,000 rupee banknotes will be withdrawn from the financial system overnight.
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India stuntmen drown after reservoir jump goes wrong

Monday, November 7th 2016, 21:56

Two stuntmen have drowned after jumping into a reservoir as part of a film shoot in southern India.
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India NDTV 24-hour broadcast ban is suspended by government

Monday, November 7th 2016, 16:08

India's government suspends a one-day ban on NDTV's Hindi channel amid widescale criticism of the move.
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India news channel NDTV uses mime in media freedom debate

Monday, November 7th 2016, 12:37

An Indian news presenter interviews mime artists to make a point about questioning those in power.
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Sushma Swaraj scripts happy end to India-Pakistan love story

Monday, November 7th 2016, 12:16
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A cross-border love story has a happy ending after India's Foreign Minister gets the bride her visa.
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Bad vibes

Monday, November 7th 2016, 0:01

The chief minister of a south Indian state believes a building is bringing him bad luck.
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Delhi smog: 'Children are prisoners behind their masks'

Sunday, November 6th 2016, 17:38
related places: New Delhi

New Delhi children protest in the Indian capital against the city's extreme air pollution.
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Delhi smog: Schools closed for three days as pollution worsens

Sunday, November 6th 2016, 9:54

All schools in India's capital are closed for three days as the city chokes under thick smog.
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Delhi's cinema for the homeless

Sunday, November 6th 2016, 5:13
related places: Delhi

Makeshift cinemas are providing entertainment and relaxation to some of the homeless people in Delhi, India.
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Indian TV to be taken off air for a day

Friday, November 4th 2016, 11:35

An Indian channel will be taken off air for a day as a penalty for its coverage of an attack on an air force base.
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Leopard burned alive in India village

Friday, November 4th 2016, 10:07

A caged leopard dies when it is set on fire by a mob hours after it kills a girl in India's Gujarat state.
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India rape victim alleges police asked her about 'pleasure'

Friday, November 4th 2016, 5:20

An Indian woman alleges police asked her lewd questions when she tried reporting that she was raped.
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India sets rates in major sales tax reform

Friday, November 4th 2016, 3:07

India agrees on the rates for its Goods and Services Tax, its biggest reform of the tax system since independence.
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Pakistan accuses India of running Islamabad 'spy ring'

Thursday, November 3rd 2016, 15:41
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

Pakistan uncovers "a network of spies" working from India's mission in Islamabad as ties worsen.
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Canine haters

Thursday, November 3rd 2016, 0:39

The growing population of stray dogs has become a talking point in the Indian state of Kerala.
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Why has Indian TV star Arnab Goswami quit hit show?

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 13:39
related places: But

Arnab Goswami has resigned from Times Now - the Indian TV channel where he was editor-in-chief and host of its most popular and controversial show. But why?
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Flight MH370 'made rapid descent'

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 9:32
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Flight MH370 was not in a controlled descent when it plunged into the Indian Ocean, a report says.
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Social media reacts as India's top TV personality quits

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 4:21

India's prime-time news anchor has quit, prompting a national social media frenzy.
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Education interrupted

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 0:26

Gowhar Geelani reports on schools in Indian-administered Kashmir that have been set on fire.
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Famous Indian lion Ram dies of old age in Gir forest

Tuesday, November 1st 2016, 10:25

One of India's oldest and most popular lions in the wild dies in the forests of Gujarat state.
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'Poster girl'

Tuesday, November 1st 2016, 0:20

How a 105-year-old Indian woman sold her only assets to build a toilet and inspire an entire village.
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Bhopal prison escapees killed by police

Monday, October 31st 2016, 9:32
related places: Bhopal

Eight prisoners who escaped from a jail in the central Indian city of Bhopal have been killed, police say.
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A very Delhi Diwali

Saturday, October 29th 2016, 23:59
related places: Delhi

Cartoonist Priya Kuriyan gives her unique take on how Diwali festival is celebrated in the Indian capital, Delhi.
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Blinded at 14

Friday, October 28th 2016, 0:39

Photographer Abid Bhat documents the story of 14-year-old Insha Mushtaq, who lost vision in both her eyes after being hit by pellets in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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'Is this a spoof?'

Thursday, October 27th 2016, 15:04
related places: Delhi

Donald Trump has spoken Hindi to woo Indian-Americans, but what do Indians in Delhi think of his efforts?
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Chinmayi Sripaada: The woman who took on cyberbullies

Wednesday, October 26th 2016, 23:04

Popular singer Chinmayi Sripaada is responsible for India's first arrests under new cyberbullying laws and says women should not be afraid to take on their abusers.
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Jayalalitha: The photograph 'ruling' an Indian state

Tuesday, October 25th 2016, 8:55

Ailing Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalitha has given up her powers to her deputy, but her photograph still chairs all important meetings in the state.
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Screen shocker

Tuesday, October 25th 2016, 0:26

A wheelchair-bound disability activist who was assaulted in India for not standing up to the national anthem recounts his harrowing experience.
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'Left to die'

Sunday, October 23rd 2016, 23:18
related places: Delhi

A newborn baby girl left to die on the pavement in Delhi is a stark reminder of attitudes to women in India, the BBC's Geeta Pandey writes.
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My ancestors, and me

Saturday, October 22nd 2016, 0:19
related places: Kolkata

Author and historian William Dalrymple connects with his past in the Indian city of Kolkata, and brings back some glorious photos.
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Pierce Brosnan demands removal of his image from India ad

Friday, October 21st 2016, 10:23

Former Bond star Pierce Brosnan demands his image is dropped from an advert after accusing an Indian mouth freshener company of duping him into endorsement.
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India debit cards security 'compromised'

Friday, October 21st 2016, 7:39

A number of Indian banks are taking safety measures amid fears that the security of millions of debit cards may have been compromised.
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Friday, October 21st 2016, 5:55

Indian wildlife officials say they have killed a man-eating tigress after a six-week search using drones and thermal imaginary technology.
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The Indian women refusing to wear veils

Thursday, October 20th 2016, 4:43

A group of women in northern India are leading a campaign against wearing the veil, breaking centuries of tradition.
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'Things are changing'

Tuesday, October 18th 2016, 23:09

How can more women break through India's glass ceiling to take on senior and board level roles?
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Bhubaneswar hospital fire kills at least 20

Tuesday, October 18th 2016, 11:23

At least 20 people are killed in a fire at a private hospital in eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar.
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China backs Brics nations despite global uncertainty

Sunday, October 16th 2016, 12:50
related countries: Brazil Brazil, China China, Russia Russia, South Africa South Africa

China's president says the long-term prospects of Brics nations Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are still positive despite global uncertainty.
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Many die in India stampede on way to Hindu religious event

Saturday, October 15th 2016, 14:44
related places: At, Varanasi

At least 24 people die in a stampede as tens of thousands of people attend a religious event in Varanasi, northern India.
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Big bonanza

Thursday, October 13th 2016, 23:29

A successful tax evasion amnesty scheme in India is unlikely to make the country's illegal money problem go away, writes Sanjoy Majumder.
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Man overboard

Thursday, October 13th 2016, 23:22
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Holidaymaker Brett Archibald recalls how he survived 28 hours in the Indian Ocean after falling overboard from a boat.
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'Militants' killed in Kashmir gun battle

Thursday, October 13th 2016, 5:44

The Indian army says two militants who had entered a government building in Indian-administered Kashmir have been killed after a three-day standoff.
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'Fake doctors'

Tuesday, October 11th 2016, 0:41

Atish Patel explains why a charity in India is training unqualified medics in primary medical care.
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