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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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India rescues Burmese Rohingyas

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 7:59
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Burma Burma

More than 90 Rohingya refugees are rescued by police in India's Andaman and Nicobar islands.
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Losing battle

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 6:04
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates have the upper hand in the Indian Ocean
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Piracy 'threatens oil supplies'

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 0:12
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia

A tanker owners' group urges governments to do more to combat Somali piracy in the Indian Ocean, saying hijackings could disrupt global oil supplies.
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Trapped Indian burglars call police

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 11:18
related places: Delhi

Three thieves trapped in a house in the Indian capital Delhi ask the police for help when their burglary backfires.
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Parents face daughter murder case

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 11:06
related places: Delhi

The parents of murdered Indian schoolgirl Aarushi Talwar, whose killing in 2008 shocked the country, are to face trial for her death.
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India telecoms executive in court

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 8:27
related places: Mumbai

The first company executive arrested over India's biggest corruption inquiry, the so-called 2G scandal, appears in court in Mumbai.
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Strike shuts down Darjeeling area

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 5:40

An indefinite strike paralyses India's tea-producing hill region of Darjeeling in the state of West Bengal.
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Three Indian WWF staff 'released'

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 16:07

Indian police say that three female wildlife officials kidnapped in the north-eastern state of Assam have been released, but three men are held.
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Pirates seize Italian oil tanker

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 14:57
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Italy Italy

A group of pirates has boarded and seized control of an Italian oil tanker in the Indian Ocean, Italian and EU officials say.
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Sreesanth called into India squad

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 13:22

Shanthakumaran Sreesanth has vowed to learn from his past misdemeanours after replacing the injured Praveen Kumar in India's 15-man World Cup squad.
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India and Pakistan officials meet

Monday, February 7th 2011, 5:40
related countries: Bhutan Bhutan, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Thimphu

The top diplomats of India and Pakistan meet in Bhutan's capital, Thimphu, in the first high-level meeting between the two countries since July.
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Britain's food legacy in India

Monday, February 7th 2011, 2:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

From Bangalore Howard Johnson investigates the fate of Anglo-Indian cooking, a fusion style developed by Indian cooks during the period of British colonial rule.
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Indian navy seizes pirates' ship

Sunday, February 6th 2011, 11:42

More than 20 pirates are detained by the Indian navy in a big anti-piracy operation off the south-western coast of India.
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'Serious threat' to India economy

Friday, February 4th 2011, 10:01

India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh warns that the country's rapid economic growth is under "serious threat" from inflation.
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Modi 'partisan' over Gujarat riot

Friday, February 4th 2011, 7:56

A inquiry investigating deadly riots in India's Gujarat state in 2002 criticises the "partisan" stance of Chief Minister Narendra Modi, reports say.
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Indian ex-minister Raja in court

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 11:51

Former Indian telecoms minister A Raja is remanded in custody facing charges of involvement in one of the country's biggest corruption scandals.
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Indian ex-telecoms minister held

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 12:18

The authorities in India question former telecoms minister A Raja as part of an investigation into a corruption scandal that cost the country billions of dollars.
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Blackberry faces Indian showdown

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 8:57

Indian Blackberry users could face a ban after an important government deadline was missed.
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India 'abusing terror suspects'

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 8:16

A global rights group accuses Indian security forces of carrying out torture, religious discrimination and arbitrary arrests in a new report.
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India social worker returns award

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 7:12

A leading Indian social worker has returns a prestigious government award in protest against corruption.
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Two die in India helicopter crash

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 6:10

A helicopter belonging to the Indian army crashes in India's Maharashtra state, killing its two pilots, officials say.
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Game changer?

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 18:01

Software tycoon's $2bn grant could transform Indian education
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Indians youths die in train fall

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 17:07
related places: At, Lucknow

At least 14 young men are killed and 14 seriously injured after falling from the roof of a train near the Indian city of Lucknow.
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Kashmir insurgents 'kill sisters'

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 11:42
related places: Srinagar

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir accuse separatist militants of killing two sisters in the town of Sopore, north of Srinagar.
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'Congo fever' claims another life

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 5:02
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

A rare deadly virus claims its four victim in India, health officials say.
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India 'approves' mega steel deal

Monday, January 31st 2011, 9:33
related countries: North Korea North Korea

India's environment ministry gives conditional approval to South Korean company Posco's plan to build a steel plant in the eastern state of Orissa.
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Indian police 'question' Karmapa

Monday, January 31st 2011, 5:02

Police in India question the Karmapa Lama after a large amount of foreign currency is recovered at his monastery in Dharamsala.
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US tagging of students irks India

Monday, January 31st 2011, 4:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

India condemns US authorities for radio-tagging hundreds of Indian students duped by a fake university in California.
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One hell of a mess

Saturday, January 29th 2011, 12:43

A road that sums up the chaos - and the creativity - of India
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India rebels 'die in gunbattle'

Friday, January 28th 2011, 4:01

Police in the Indian state of Jharkhand say they have killed nine Maoist rebels in a gunbattle.
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India officials protest at murder

Thursday, January 27th 2011, 16:54

Tens of thousands of government workers in India protest at the brutal killing of an official investigating a fuel racket in Maharashtra.
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Kolkata not ready for World Cup

Thursday, January 27th 2011, 11:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Kolkata

The International Cricket Council must find a new venue for England's World Cup game with India after deciding that Kolkata's Eden Gardens will not be ready in time.
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BJP leaders arrested in Kashmir

Wednesday, January 26th 2011, 12:41

Senior leaders of the main opposition BJP are arrested to prevent them entering Indian-administered Kashmir for a flag-raising ceremony.
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India police 'fuel mafia' arrests

Wednesday, January 26th 2011, 9:03

Indian police arrest three people in connection with the burning alive of a government official investigating a fuel racket.
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Indian composer up for two Oscars

Wednesday, January 26th 2011, 8:05

Indian composer AR Rahman is nominated for this year's Academy Awards for his music on director Danny Boyle's new film 127 Hours.
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Up in smoke

Wednesday, January 26th 2011, 0:58

Can India catch up in the Asian space race?
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Higher rates benefit India's elderly‎

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 12:38

Higher interest rates benefit India's elderly population as the central bank raises interest rates again in an attempt to curb inflation
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Official torched in roadside stop

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 12:37

A government official has been burnt to death in the western Indian state of Maharashtra after stopping to investigate a suspected kerosene racket, police say.
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India, Indonesia to boost trade

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 11:13
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Delhi

India and Indonesia will sign business deals worth billions of dollars during a state-visit by Indonesia's president to Delhi.
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India raises interest rates again

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 10:12

India's central bank raises interest rates to 6.5% to curb inflation, but there are fears that further rate increases are necessary.
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BJP leaders barred from Kashmir

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 9:33

Leaders of the opposition BJP are barred from entering Indian-administered Kashmir to raise a flag, amid fears such an act would provoke violence.
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Dead India girl's father attacked

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 7:24
related places: Delhi

The father of schoolgirl Aarushi Talwar, whose murder in 2008 shocked India, is attacked outside a court near the capital, Delhi.
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US army spy jailed for 32 years

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 5:26
related countries: China China, United States United States

A US engineer of Indian origin who was found guilty of selling military secrets to China is given a 32-year jail sentence.
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Bollywood stars face 'tax raids'

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 4:53
related places: Mumbai

The homes and offices of two Bollywood actresses are raided by India's income tax officials in Mumbai, officials say.
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'Euthanasia' woman to be examined

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 3:58

India's Supreme Court has directed three doctors to examine the medical condition of a woman who has been in a vegetative state since 1973.
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New power balance

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 0:01
related countries: China China

India and China to dominate World Economic Forum
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Debtors' prison

Monday, January 24th 2011, 13:06

Why microcredit is no silver bullet for Indian poverty
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Top Delhi Games chiefs dismissed

Monday, January 24th 2011, 12:43

The two top officials behind India's Commonwealth Games are sacked with immediate effect, amid a huge fraud inquiry into last October's event.
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India anger over fishermen deaths

Monday, January 24th 2011, 12:00
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The killing of an Indian fisherman, allegedly by the Sri Lankan navy, is threatening to create a diplomatic row between the two countries.
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Product placement hits Bollywood

Monday, January 24th 2011, 11:03

Indian entrepreneurs use product placement of tupperware, food and drinks in Bollywood films
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Demand to recall Indian governor

Monday, January 24th 2011, 8:08

Senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), India's main opposition, meet the president to demand the recall of Karnataka state's governor.
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Famous Indian singer Joshi dies

Monday, January 24th 2011, 5:11
related places: Pune

One of India's most famous musicians, Bhimsen Joshi, dies at a hospital in the western city of Pune, aged 89.
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BJP workers sent on return trip

Monday, January 24th 2011, 4:38

Hundreds of workers of India's main opposition BJP on their way to Indian-administered Kashmir for a flag-raising ceremony are sent back midway.
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South Africa win to claim series

Sunday, January 23rd 2011, 17:30
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Hashim Amla hits his seventh one-day century as South Africa beat India on the Duckworth-Lewis method to win the five-match ODI series 3-2.
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Notes of discord

Saturday, January 22nd 2011, 4:22

An annus horribilis for India's coalition government
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South Africa win sets up decider

Friday, January 21st 2011, 21:44
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa defeat India by 48 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis method to level the five-ODI series at 2-2 as rain forces play to be abandoned.
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Reliance post big jump in profits

Friday, January 21st 2011, 17:22

India's Reliance Industries reports a big jump in profits, thanks to higher margins at its refining and petrochemical business.
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Writers pull out of Lanka event

Friday, January 21st 2011, 17:21
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Prize-winning novelists Orhan Pamuk and Kiran Desai pull out of the Galle Literary Festival in Sri Lanka, with organisers blaming Indian visa restrictions.
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India army court convicts general

Friday, January 21st 2011, 16:39

An Indian lieutenant general is found guilty over an illegal land deal, becoming the highest ranking serving officer in the country to be court-martialled.
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Charities 'aiding India Maoists'

Friday, January 21st 2011, 13:05

Authorities in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh say two international aid agencies are helping Maoist insurgents there - claims the agencies deny.
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Leak causes oil spill near Mumbai

Friday, January 21st 2011, 10:12
related places: Mumbai

A leaking oil and gas pipeline causes a mile-long slick off India's western coast, says the state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation.
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Missionary killer is spared death

Friday, January 21st 2011, 8:12
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Indian Supreme Court dismisses a death sentence plea for the killer of Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons.
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India police deny stampede claims

Thursday, January 20th 2011, 12:57

Police in the southern Indian state of Kerala say they are not to blame for last Friday's stampede at a hill shrine which killed 102 pilgrims.
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'Interest cap' for India loans

Thursday, January 20th 2011, 5:35

India's central bank recommends an interest cap and tighter lending guidelines for the country's crisis-ridden microfinance companies.
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India alarm over 'illicit money'

Thursday, January 20th 2011, 4:16

India's Supreme Court says the practice of illegal funnelling of wealth overseas by Indians is a "pure and simple theft of national money".
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Indian micro finance 'to change'

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 17:05

A panel appointed by Reserve Bank of India has recommended drastic changes to the functioning of micro finance institutions.
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India PM in 'inflation' reshuffle

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 12:44

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reshuffles his cabinet amid rising food prices and a series of corruption scandals.
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Bangladesh, India in border talks

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 7:08
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Senior officials from Bangladesh and India are due to begin talks to discuss security related issues.
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'Congo fever' surfaces in India

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 7:00
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The deadly 'Congo fever' kills three people in India for the first time ever, health officials say.
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India rules hill city 'illegal'

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 5:57

India's environment ministry declares a privately built hill station city in Maharashtra state illegal.
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Mallya: Sport teams 'not a hobby'

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 0:01

Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya says he owns F1 and IPL teams for sound business reasons, not as a pastime.
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India take lead in one-day series

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 21:07
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Cape Town

Harbhajan Singh stars with bat and ball as India reinforce their World Cup credentials by beating South Africa at their hosts' Cape Town fortress.
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India aims for tidal power first

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 15:05

The Indian state of Gujarat plans to build Asia's first commercial-scale tidal power facility.
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Pregnant Indian police dogs in bosses' bad books

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 12:50

Life is ruff for two star Indian police sniffer dogs who are now in disgrace after having puppies.
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Indian CEOs' 'rising graft' alert

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 8:51

A group of eminent Indians, including industrialists and judges, warns that rising corruption is "corroding the fabric" of the nation.
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India bombing accused seek bail

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 4:15

Lawyers for nine Indian Muslim men accused of a bombing apply for bail following the reported confession of a Hindu holy man to the crime.
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UK questions India envoy immunity

Monday, January 17th 2011, 14:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Delhi

Britain asks India to waive diplomatic immunity for a senior diplomat who has been recalled to Delhi over reports he attacked his wife.
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India to raze 'corruption flats'

Monday, January 17th 2011, 7:55
related places: Mumbai

India's environment ministry has ordered the demolition of a block of flats in Mumbai that has been at the centre of a corruption scandal.
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India rebel group 'offers talks'

Monday, January 17th 2011, 5:20

The leader of a separatist group in India's north-eastern Assam state has offered to start negotiations with the government, officials say.
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Pilgrims killed in India stampede

Saturday, January 15th 2011, 5:44
related places: At

More than 100 pilgrims have been killed in a stampede at a religious festival in the southern Indian state of Kerala, officials say.
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India 'to cut troops in Kashmir'

Friday, January 14th 2011, 16:25

India plans to reduce the number of security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir by a quarter over the coming year, a top government official says.
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Inquiry into India Maoist's death

Friday, January 14th 2011, 14:33

India's Supreme Court gives the government six weeks to explain the circumstances under which a prominent Maoist was killed in July of last year.
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India seeks to curb food prices

Friday, January 14th 2011, 7:41

India announces a number of measures to curb spiralling food prices, but critics say it is too little, too late.
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India politician held for 'rape'

Friday, January 14th 2011, 6:27

Police in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh arrest a lawmaker for allegedly raping a teenage girl, but he denies the charge, saying he is impotent.
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Hindu holy man accused of blasts

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 14:31

An Indian court remands a Hindu holy man in custody after he allegedly confesses to a string of bomb attacks blamed on Muslim militants.
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Infosys profit rise falls short

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 11:00

Indian IT outsourcing firm Infosys reports disappointing profits and warns of risks to growth in the software sector.
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Prices sting

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 0:04

Indian families and farmers struggle after onion crops fail
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South Africa thrash India in ODI

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 20:14

South Africa beat India by 135 runs in the first one-day international in Durban.
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