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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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Impressive England thrash India

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 9:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Steven Finn and James Anderson lead England to a morale-boosting nine-wicket tri-series win over India in Brisbane.
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India MP questioned over wife death

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 5:58

Police question former minister and UN diplomat Shashi Tharoor over his wife's death last year, in a case that has dominated headlines in India.
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BJP picks top policewoman for poll

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 5:27
related places: Delhi

India's governing BJP party names former senior policewoman Kiran Bedi as its candidate for chief minister in upcoming Delhi elections.
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Indian cartoonist Laxman in hospital

Monday, January 19th 2015, 10:39

Legendary Indian cartoonist RK Laxman, 94, is in a critical condition in hospital after suffering multiple-organ failure, doctors say.
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Arrests after Muslim men burnt alive

Monday, January 19th 2015, 5:43
related places: At, Bihar

At least 14 people are arrested in India's northern Bihar state after three Muslims were burnt alive when a mob set fire to dozens of homes.
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Murray wins opener in straight sets

Monday, January 19th 2015, 5:07
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Andy Murray makes a solid start to his Australian Open campaign with a straight-sets win over India's Yuki Bhambri in Melbourne.
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Australia beat India by four wickets

Sunday, January 18th 2015, 12:06
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Australia beat India by four wickets in Melbourne to win their second consecutive match in the triangular series.
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India censor resigns after film row

Friday, January 16th 2015, 7:12

India's censor board chief resigns after reports that a controversial film rejected by her panel is cleared by an appeals body.
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India's 'superhero snacks'

Friday, January 16th 2015, 3:00

An artist's mission to turn Indian snacks into superheroes
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India in surprise interest rate cut

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 6:32

India's central bank makes a surprise move to cut its interest rate to 7.75%, after lower-than-expected inflation figures.
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US court dismisses Modi lawsuit

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 5:38
related countries: United States United States

A US judge dismisses a lawsuit charging Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with crimes against humanity during the 2002 Gujarat riots.
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Why Indian author Perumal Murugan has quit writing

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 0:45

The Indian author silenced by caste protests
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Bodies recovered from India's Ganges

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 13:02

More than 100 bodies are recovered in the river Ganges, apparently dumped by families who could not afford cremations.
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India extends Italian marine's leave

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 6:36
related countries: Italy Italy

India's Supreme Court allows Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre who is accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012 to extend his stay in Italy by three more months on health grounds.
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VIDEO: 'I opened India's first call centre'

Tuesday, January 13th 2015, 21:06

The man who set up India's first call centre
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Cow dung burning ban near Taj Mahal

Tuesday, January 13th 2015, 10:55

Authorities in India ban the burning of cow dung fuel cakes near the Taj Mahal amid fears that the iconic monument is turning yellow from air pollution.
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Toxic alcohol kills 29 in India

Tuesday, January 13th 2015, 10:35

At least 29 people die and more than 100 admitted to hospital after consuming toxic alcohol in India's Uttar Pradesh state, police say.
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Outrage over Goa plan to 'cure' gays

Tuesday, January 13th 2015, 7:09
related places: Goa

There is outrage in India after a minister in Goa says the state government is planning to set up centres to "cure" homosexuals and make them "normal".
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Indian house crow invades Mombasa

Tuesday, January 13th 2015, 1:04

Mombasa's chicken farmers and restaurants battle avian invasion
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Kerry urges stronger India-US ties

Monday, January 12th 2015, 12:12
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State John Kerry calls for stronger US-Indian trade ties at an international investor conference ahead of President Barack Obama's visit to India this month.
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Delhi fresh elections on 7 February

Monday, January 12th 2015, 12:12
related places: Delhi

India's Election Commission calls fresh assembly polls in Delhi on 7 February - nearly a year after India's capital was placed under federal rule.
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India rebels held over Assam attacks

Monday, January 12th 2015, 5:42

Security forces in India's north-eastern Assam state say they have arrested 39 separatist rebels in connection with last month's attacks which killed more than 70 people.
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Viewpoint: The power of one woman's fast

Sunday, January 11th 2015, 21:53

What the woman who refuses to eat tells us about India
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India hang on for draw in final Test

Saturday, January 10th 2015, 7:50

India survive a last-session collapse against Australia to draw the final Test in Sydney, but the hosts secure a 2-0 series win.
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Indian politician 'praised massacre'

Friday, January 9th 2015, 13:07

Indian police are investigating a local Muslim politician for inciting hatred after he was quoted praising the massacre at Charlie Hebdo magazine.
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Skipper Smith passes Bradman mark

Friday, January 9th 2015, 11:32
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia captain Steve Smith hits 71 in the fourth Test to pass Don Bradman's runs record in a series against India.
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The 'Uber' for India's tourist guides

Thursday, January 8th 2015, 20:00

Can India's Uber for tour guides survive controversy?
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Indian worker 'takes 24-year sickie'

Thursday, January 8th 2015, 15:57

The Indian government sacks a civil servant who it says went on leave in 1990 and never came back to work.
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Kohli sets Test century record

Thursday, January 8th 2015, 9:14

India captain Virat Kohli makes history, while 'spiderman' is blamed for a dropped catch on day three of the fourth Test.
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Sachin Tendulkar to act in biopic

Thursday, January 8th 2015, 7:01

Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar is set to play himself in a film that will be made about his life.
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Police deny India MP 'frame' claim

Thursday, January 8th 2015, 6:57

Indian police deny claims by former minister Shashi Tharoor that they pressured his domestic helper to confess that the two men had murdered his wife.
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India coal miners strike called off

Thursday, January 8th 2015, 4:59

A strike by millions of coal miners in India is called off after the government agreed to re-examine moves to open up the industry.
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MP urges Hindus to have more babies

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 9:48

An Indian MP causes outrage by urging Hindu women to have at least four children, in comments apparently intended to stir tension with Muslims.
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Smith equals Bradman & Kallis record

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 8:19
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia captain Steve Smith scores his fourth century in successive Tests to put his side in control against India.
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India ex-minister's wife 'murdered'

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 12:14
related places: Delhi

Police in India say they are treating the death of the wife of former minister Shashi Tharoor as murder, nearly a year after her body was found in a hotel room.
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Warner tribute as Australia dominate

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 9:20
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

David Warner scores a century and pays tribute to Phillip Hughes as Australia dominate day one of the fourth Test against India in Sydney.
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Thousands flee amid Kashmir clashes

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 8:53
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Thousands of villagers flee their homes in Indian-administered Kashmir as Indian and Pakistani troops continue to exchange fire in the region.
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VIDEO: Picture This: Cowboys and East Indians

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 0:37

In her book of short-stories, Nina McConigley describes what it is like to be the "wrong kind of Indian" in Wyoming
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Pakistan boat 'carried terrorists'

Monday, January 5th 2015, 9:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A Pakistani boat intercepted by the Indian Coast Guard on New Year's Eve was carrying "suspected terrorists", India's defence minister says.
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Indian airports on hijack alert

Monday, January 5th 2015, 8:21

Indian airports are on high alert after local intelligence reports warned security officials of a possible attempt to hijack an Indian airliner.
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Brewery apology over Gandhi beer can

Monday, January 5th 2015, 5:44
related countries: United States United States

An American brewery apologises for putting a picture of Indian independence hero Mahatma Gandhi on its beer cans, reports say.
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VIDEO: Arrests over India tourist gang rape

Saturday, January 3rd 2015, 14:32
related countries: Japan Japan

Five men have been arrested in India charged with kidnapping and repeatedly raping a Japanese student over a period of more than a month.
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Japanese woman 'gang-raped' in India

Saturday, January 3rd 2015, 13:56
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Calcutta

Five men are arrested and charged with kidnapping and repeatedly raping a Japanese student over several weeks, police in Calcutta say.
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Outrage over 'Muslim' terror drill

Friday, January 2nd 2015, 7:21

Mock security drills in India cause outrage after videos emerge showing the "militants" wearing Muslim skullcaps and shouting pro-Islam slogans.
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India scheme to monitor toilet use

Thursday, January 1st 2015, 8:47

India launches a nationwide scheme to check whether people are using toilets as part of a cleanliness drive by PM Narendra Modi.
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Kashmir clashes kill five troops

Thursday, January 1st 2015, 7:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Four Pakistani troops die in firing by Indian border forces on New Year's Eve, after India accuses Pakistan of killing an Indian soldier.
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In Pictures: India through the eyes of its children

Thursday, January 1st 2015, 4:45

India through the eyes of its children
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India to scrap tax breaks on cars

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 10:47

Cars, bikes and consumer goods are set to get more expensive in India as the government is to withdraw tax breaks in the new year, reports say.
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India shock over Dhoni retirement

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 7:56

Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's decision to quit Test cricket has stunned many in his country.
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Court boost to India BJP chief

Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 11:56

The powerful chief of India's governing BJP party Amit Shah is cleared in the extra-judicial killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, a Muslim civilian.
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Australia clinch series victory

Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 10:02
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Mahendra Singh Dhoni helps India draw the third Test in Melbourne but Australia win the series with one match to play.
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Marsh edges Australia towards win

Monday, December 29th 2014, 11:17
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Batsman Shaun Marsh hits a vital half-century as Australia move closer to victory over India in Melbourne.
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Bangalore blast kills Indian woman

Monday, December 29th 2014, 5:33
related places: Bangalore

A blast outside a restaurant in Bangalore kills a woman and injures five others, prompting a security alert across Indian cities.
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Kohli criticises Australia sledging

Sunday, December 28th 2014, 15:14
related countries: Australia Australia

India's Virat Kohli says Australia's players called him a "spoilt brat" and he had "no reason to respect" Mitchell Johnson.
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Rahane & Kohli lead India fightback

Sunday, December 28th 2014, 9:13
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Ajinkya Rahane and Virat Kohli both make centuries as India fight back against Australia in the third Test in Melbourne.
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Smith ton puts India under pressure

Saturday, December 27th 2014, 9:08
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia captain Steve Smith scores 192 to help his side to 530 in the third Test against India, who reach 108-1 in reply.
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Tsunami-hit nations mark anniversary

Friday, December 26th 2014, 22:06
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Indonesia Indonesia

Memorial services are held in Indonesia and other nations for the victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami on the disaster's 10th anniversary.
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Captain Smith steadies Australia

Friday, December 26th 2014, 10:09
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia captain Steven Smith guides the hosts to 259-5 on the opening day of the third Test against India.
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In pictures: India violence survivors flee homes

Thursday, December 25th 2014, 5:41

Survivors of India violence flee homes
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VIDEO: Many dead in Assam violence

Wednesday, December 24th 2014, 16:21

More than 60 people have been killed in a series of coordinated attacks by suspected militants in India's north-eastern state of Assam.
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Aussies have mental edge - Hazlewood

Wednesday, December 24th 2014, 15:32
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Fast bowler Josh Hazlewood says Australia have a mental edge over India ahead of the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne.
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India rebels kill dozens in Assam

Wednesday, December 24th 2014, 12:28

At least 62 people - including women and children - are killed by suspected separatist rebels in India's north-eastern Assam state, police say.
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India honours former PM Vajpayee

Wednesday, December 24th 2014, 6:41

The former Indian prime minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, is honoured with Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award.
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Tributes paid to Indian filmmaker

Wednesday, December 24th 2014, 5:28
related places: Chennai

Tributes are paid to award-winning Indian film director K Balachander, who died in the southern city of Chennai on Tuesday.
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No overall winner in Kashmir vote

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 18:13

The regional People's Democratic Party wins most seats in elections in Indian-administered Kashmir, but not enough to form a government.
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In pictures: India's transport museum

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 4:05

Palanquins and cars at India's museum of transport
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India MPs protest over conversions

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 9:41

Opposition MPs in India protest against Hindu nationalist groups for converting religious minorities to Hinduism.
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Delhi fog leads to travel chaos

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 5:09
related places: Delhi

A dense fog envelops the Indian capital, Delhi, and northern parts of the country, causing travel chaos.
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Indian village where people speak in Sanskrit

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 3:44

The Indian village where people speak in Sanskrit
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Indian Ocean tsunami: Emotional reunion in Aceh 10 years on

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 0:01
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

BBC reporter and Indonesian tsunami survivor 10 years on
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VIDEO: Indian Ocean tsunami: Aceh 10 years on

Sunday, December 21st 2014, 23:59
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Andrew Harding returns to Aceh 10 years after the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami struck to see how things have changed.
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Johnson secures Australia Test win

Saturday, December 20th 2014, 8:01
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Brisbane

Australia win the second Test against India by four wickets in Brisbane to secure an unassailable 2-0 series lead.
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Smith ton leaves Test finely poised

Friday, December 19th 2014, 7:48
related countries: Australia Australia

Captain Steve Smith's second century in two Tests helps Australia open up a slender lead over India in Brisbane.
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India's Kerala dilutes alcohol ban

Friday, December 19th 2014, 7:05

Authorities in the southern Indian state of Kerala announce plans to dilute their earlier decision to ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to attract tourists and protect jobs.
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VIDEO: India splashes out on art biennale

Friday, December 19th 2014, 3:52

Kochi in India is hosting its second art biennale despite criticism the city can't afford to lavish so much money on the arts.
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VIDEO: India launches largest rocket

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 12:32

India has successfully launched its largest rocket and an unmanned capsule which could send astronauts into space.
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Smith and Hazlewood revive Australia

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 9:05
related countries: Australia Australia

Debutant Josh Hazlewood claims 5-68 and Steve Smith hits 65 not out as Australia trail India by 187 runs in the second Test.
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India SpiceJet resumes flights

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 6:15

India's troubled airline SpiceJet resumes flights after it agreed to pay oil companies cash for fuel purchases.
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India launches its heaviest rocket

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 5:41

India successfully launches its largest rocket yet and an unmanned capsule capable of sending astronauts into space.
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Vijay century helps India dominate

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 8:36
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Brisbane

Murali Vijay's century puts India in a commanding position on day one of the second Test against Australia in Brisbane.
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India SpiceJet planes 'grounded'

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 7:04

India's troubled airline SpiceJet grounds all flights after oil companies refuse to refuel any of its planes, media reports say.
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Atul Gawande: What ails India's public health system

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 20:42

Atul Gawande on what ails India's public health system
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VIDEO: Goa's fight for independence

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 20:39
related places: Goa

The day Goa won independence, 14 years after the rest of India
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