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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 moves against phone firms

Tuesday, November 30th 2010, 5:30

India's telecoms ministry says it will send notices to five firms asking why licences given to them two years ago should not be cancelled, after official auditors found they were not eligible for them.
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Somalia: 'People fed up of this'

Monday, November 29th 2010, 23:03
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia

Somalia's prime minister has called for greater international support to help combat jihadist fighters linked to al-Qaeda.
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Top mountain bikers brave volcano

Monday, November 29th 2010, 11:33
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Reunion Reunion

Julien Absalon is one of hundreds of mountain bikers that have descended on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion to compete in one of the world's most extreme sporting challenges.
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Court rejects Gandhi faith appeal

Monday, November 29th 2010, 9:14
related places: Haryana

A court in India's northern Punjab and Haryana state dismisses a petition seeking details of Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi's religious beliefs.
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India Congress party MP resigns

Monday, November 29th 2010, 8:25

Indian Congress MP YS Jagan Mohan Reddy quits after his television channel airs a programme criticising party leaders.
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Gay marchers celebrate in Delhi

Sunday, November 28th 2010, 14:11
related places: Delhi

About 2,000 people join a gay pride event in Delhi, the first such event since India decriminalised homosexuality last year.
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House-warming for world's 'most expensive' home

Saturday, November 27th 2010, 15:50
related places: Mumbai

Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani hosts a house-warming party to show off his new 27-storey Mumbai residence, believed to be the world's priciest home.
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Is Mumbai winning fight against terror?

Friday, November 26th 2010, 19:22

India has marked two years since gunmen launched co-ordinated attacks in the western city of Mumbai (Bombay), killing 166 people.
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India widens banking loan probe

Friday, November 26th 2010, 11:06

Indian federal investigators announce an investigation into 21 companies in connection with a multi-million dollar banking scandal.
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India to open Sri Lanka mission

Friday, November 26th 2010, 8:33
related countries: China China, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

India's foreign minister is to open one of two new consulates in Sri Lanka in what is seen as an attempt to check growing Chinese influence.
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Mumbai marks attacks anniversary

Friday, November 26th 2010, 6:04
related places: Mumbai

India is marking two years since gunmen launched co-ordinated attacks in the western city of Mumbai (Bombay), killing 166 people.
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Indian elephant is cured after five years of tusk ache

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 14:38

Dentists in the Indian state of Kerala say they have successfully repaired a working elephant's cracked tusk in the first operation of its kind.
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Wake-up call

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 13:31

'Backward' Bihar sends message of change to India
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Man held over India child deaths

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 9:27

Police in India's central Chhattisgarh state arrest an alleged witch doctor suspected of killing two children.
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Iraqi girl given gift of hearing

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 17:03
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A four-year-old Iraqi girl has heard her mother's voice - and other sounds - for the first time following an operation in India.
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Bankers held over Indian 'scam'

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 14:03
related places: Mumbai

Police in the Indian city of Mumbai arrest eight people, including senior executives of top state banks, over a suspected loans scam.
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Bihar leader headed for landslide

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 13:21
related places: Bihar

The chief minister of India's Bihar state, Nitish Kumar, sweeps back to power with a landslide victory in assembly elections.
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Slumdog children report wins award

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 9:45
related places: Mumbai

This year's special SONY Professional Impact Award went to a moving story about the lives of impoverished children in the Indian city of Mumbai.
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Indian forces kill Maoist rebels

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 11:15

Security forces in India kill at least nine suspected Maoist insurgents in the central state of Chhattisgarh.
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More troops on Sino-India border

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 9:55

India forms two new army divisions - comprising more than 36,000 men - to defend the north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh.
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Kashmir 'rehab policy' launched

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 17:59
related places: Jammu

The government of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir gives formal approval to a militants' rehabilitation policy.
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India parliament impasse unbroken

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 10:09

An all-party meeting fails to break a parliamentary deadlock in India over opposition demands for an inquiry into an alleged telecoms scam.
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Commonwealth Games official held

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 9:14

A third Commonwealth Games official has been arrested by India's top investigative agency over alleged financial irregularities.
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India dominate Asiad track events

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 5:34
related countries: China China
related places: Guangzhou

India gain three gold medals on the ninth day of competition at the 2010 Asian Games in China's Guangzhou city.
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Bihar hit by deadly 'rebel' blast

Sunday, November 21st 2010, 8:46
related places: At, Bihar

At least seven people have been killed in north-east India after a bomb thought to have been planted by Maoist rebels exploded, Bihar police say.
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Peacekeepers' comforts

Saturday, November 20th 2010, 12:01

The corner of an African field that is forever India
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India PM denies 'inaction' claims

Saturday, November 20th 2010, 11:45

India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh rejects accusations he acted too slowly over a telecoms scandal, and calls for anyone guilty to be punished.
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Blackburn taken over in £43m deal

Friday, November 19th 2010, 13:35
related places: Rao

Blackburn Rovers are bought in a £43m deal by the Rao family to become the first Indian-owned Premier League club.
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Competition for India's coffee houses

Friday, November 19th 2010, 12:22

Traditional Indian coffee houses are facing stiff competition from western coffee chains.
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India PM quizzed on 'scam' claims

Friday, November 19th 2010, 5:56

India's Supreme Court directs PM Manmohan Singh to explain his "alleged inaction" in failing to sanction the prosecution of a former minister.
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Families' anger over India crash

Thursday, November 18th 2010, 14:30

Relatives of people killed in an Air India crash in May react angrily to a leaked report which blamed a sleepy and disorientated pilot.
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Image change

Thursday, November 18th 2010, 10:22
related places: Bihar

India's Bihar state sheds its badlands reputation
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Corruption 'cost India billions'

Thursday, November 18th 2010, 10:17

India has lost more than $460bn since Independence because of companies and the rich illegally funnelling their wealth overseas, a report by the watchdog Global Financial Integrity says.
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India restricts reality TV shows

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 17:57

The Indian government restricts reality television shows with adult content, allowing them to be broadcast only late at night.
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Air India pilot blamed for crash

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 14:41

A napping pilot caused a plane crash in southern India in May that killed almost 160 people, an official investigation reportedly finds.
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Kashmir gripped by Eid protests

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 11:47
related places: Srinagar

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir fire shots in the air and use tear gas shells to disperse hundreds of protesters in Srinagar.
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Delhi rescue bid goes into night

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 16:56
related places: Delhi

Police in the Indian capital Delhi continue their search for survivors of Tuesday's building collapse which so far has killed at least 66 people.
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'Billions lost' in India sell-off

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 13:22

Federal auditors accuse India's former telecommunications minister of underselling mobile phone licences worth billions of dollars.
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New large species of squid found

Monday, November 15th 2010, 18:42
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

A new species of squid has been discovered by scientists during a research cruise in the southern Indian ocean.
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Commonwealth Games officials held

Monday, November 15th 2010, 16:27

India's top investigating agency arrests two 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games officials for alleged financial irregularities.
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Muslim appeal over Ayodhya ruling

Monday, November 15th 2010, 15:48
related places: Ayodhya

One of India's leading Muslim groups appeals against the ruling over the Ayodhya holy site, where Hindu mobs destroyed a mosque 18 years ago.
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NZ fight back after Harbhajan ton

Monday, November 15th 2010, 12:26
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand's Brendon McCullum leads the recovery after India spinner Harbhajan Singh makes his second century in a row on the fourth day of the second Test.
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Indian MPs row over phones 'scam'

Monday, November 15th 2010, 11:37

Parliament in India is adjourned in uproar after the government rejected a joint inquiry into an alleged telecoms scandal.
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Pamela Anderson to join Indian Big Brother

Monday, November 15th 2010, 7:50

Former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson is to join the Indian version of Big Brother, a spokesman for the channel airing the show said.
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India aims at double-digit growth

Sunday, November 14th 2010, 14:17

India is aiming to achieve double-digit economic growth within two years, as the country's recovery from the downturn picks up.
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Harbhajan powers India into lead

Sunday, November 14th 2010, 11:51
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Harbhajan Singh produces another star turn with the bat as India forge a strong position over New Zealand with two days to go in the second Test.
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Canada and India seek trade deal

Saturday, November 13th 2010, 3:14
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada and India launch negotiations for a comprehensive free trade agreement they say may increase trade between the two countries by 50%.
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Indian demand boosts Tata Steel

Friday, November 12th 2010, 17:01

India's Tata Steel reports a profit for the second quarter of the financial year, thanks to a rise in demand in domestic markets.
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Bears moved after Maoist fears

Friday, November 12th 2010, 15:41

Indian officials move sloth bears thousands of miles across the country after fears their forest home in West Bengal is under threat from Maoist rebels.
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Pirates hijack ship 'near India'

Friday, November 12th 2010, 10:58
related countries: Panama Panama, Somalia Somalia

Pirates hijack a Panamanian-flagged chemical tanker in waters closer to India than to Somalia.
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India's industrial output slows

Friday, November 12th 2010, 7:09

India's industrial output slowed to 4.4% year-on-year in September, pointing to a shrinking of capital goods output.
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Row over Bollywood gay kiss

Friday, November 12th 2010, 6:43

Dunno Y - a film being touted as Bollywood's answer to Brokeback Mountain - is released in Indian cinemas and is the first movie in the country to feature a male homosexual kiss.
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Banned India film shown at last

Thursday, November 11th 2010, 11:27

The government of the Indian state of West Bengal goes ahead with the screening of a banned documentary about Sikkim, despite 11th hour objections.
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Hollywood-Bollywood pact signed

Thursday, November 11th 2010, 5:34

The world's two leading movie industries, America's Hollywood and India's Bollywood, sign a deal to bolster production, distribution and commercial ties.
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Tata safety move after Nano fires

Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 12:39

Leading Indian car maker Tata offers free safety upgrades for the world's cheapest car, the Nano, after owners report a number of fires.
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Minister replaced in sleaze probe

Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 11:10

India's governing Congress party names a new chief minister of Maharashtra state, a day after his predecessor resigned amid corruption allegations.
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Indian minister quits over 'scam'

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 9:43

The chief minister of India's western state of Maharashtra quits over his alleged role in a scam involving homes for war widows.
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Indian media hails Obama's visit

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 4:55
related countries: United States United States

The Indian media hails US President Barack Obama's trip to India, saying it had helped forge an "enduring partnership" between the two countries.
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Obama hails ties between India and US

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 3:04
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama has spent his final day in India with a lavish state dinner at the palace residence of India's President Pratibha Patil.
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Obama backs India's UN seat bid

Monday, November 8th 2010, 21:01

US President Barack Obama backs India's bid to be granted permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council.
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At least 19 dead in Assam attack

Monday, November 8th 2010, 16:53
related places: At

At least 19 people die in attacks by separatist rebels on markets and buses in India's north-eastern state of Assam.
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Obama urges 'closer ties' with India

Monday, November 8th 2010, 15:20

President Obama has finished his state visit to India by addressing the parliament on his vision for closer ties with the country
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US-India ties 'to define century'

Monday, November 8th 2010, 10:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi, Washington

Washington and Delhi's relationship will be one of the century's defining partnerships, President Barack Obama and Indian PM Manmohan Singh say.
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Harbhajan and Laxman defy Kiwis

Monday, November 8th 2010, 10:12
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Harbhajan Singh hits a maiden first-class century as he and VVS Laxman defiantly thwart New Zealand's hopes of a rare Test win in India.
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Obama holds talks with Indian PM

Monday, November 8th 2010, 5:57
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama holds talks with Indian PM Manmohan Singh on the third day of his visit to India.
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Obamas join Indian Diwali dancers

Sunday, November 7th 2010, 6:48
related countries: United States United States

The US president and first lady have danced with children in India at a special performance to mark Diwali.
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Obama announces India trade deals

Saturday, November 6th 2010, 17:43
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama - visiting Mumbai - praises Indian's economic progress and announces $10bn (£6.2bn) in new trade deals.
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Obama in $10bn India trade pledge

Saturday, November 6th 2010, 16:11
related countries: United States United States

President Barack Obama has told Indian business leaders the US is pledged to signing deals worth $10bn to improve trade relations.
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Fears of militancy in Kashmir

Friday, November 5th 2010, 2:53
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

For more than 60 years India and Pakistan have been fighting over Kashmir - currently split between the two of them - now trouble is again brewing on both sides.
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India firms say US denying visas

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 11:38
related countries: United States United States

Indian IT firms say the US is rejecting more visa applications and want the issue taken up during President Obama's forthcoming visit.
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New Zealand hit by Sehwag barrage

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 11:08
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Virender Sehwag smashes a superb 173 as India compile 329-3 on day one of the first Test in Ahmedabad.
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Voices from the past

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 17:56

Songs and stories from empire-era India go online
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Modi not planning Indian return

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 16:22

Former Indian Premier League chief Lalit Modi says he is not in hiding but has no plans to return to India to face corruption charges.
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India cuts down coconuts to protect Obama

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 11:27
related places: Mumbai

Authorities in the Indian city of Mumbai remove coconuts from trees to stop them from falling on President Obama.
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India elephant racket discovered

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 10:29
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Police in India's north-eastern Assam state discover an elephant smuggling racket suspected of selling scores of animals in India and Nepal.
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'No big' outcomes from Obama trip

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 7:23
related countries: United States United States

India is not expecting any "big bang" results from the forthcoming visit of US President Barack Obama, India's foreign secretary says.
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Tuesday, November 2nd 2010, 17:42

The Indian environment minister blames fans of boy wizard Harry Potter for their role in the dwindling number of wild owls.
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Australia and India in rate rises

Tuesday, November 2nd 2010, 15:34
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian and Indian central banks both raise interest rates by a quarter percentage point amid fears of rising inflation.
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India launches South Pole mission

Monday, November 1st 2010, 22:07

India is to make its first expedition to the South Pole, in a mission focusing on the impact of climate change.
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Banks support India microfinance

Monday, November 1st 2010, 20:00

India's banking industry throws its full support behind microfinance lenders after weeks of upheaval and confusion.
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Doubts cast on India Olympic bid

Monday, November 1st 2010, 19:15
related places: Delhi

A leading Commonwealth Games official casts doubt on Delhi's ability to host the 2020 Olympics.
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India toilet cleaners in protest

Monday, November 1st 2010, 15:33
related places: Delhi

Hundreds of Indian workers employed to clean non-flush toilets by hand protest in Delhi against their working conditions.
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Wikipedia to open office in India

Friday, October 29th 2010, 13:57
related countries: United States United States

Online encyclopaedia, Wikipedia, plans to open its first office outside the United States in India.
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Indian rebel MPs' penalty upheld

Friday, October 29th 2010, 12:43

A court in India's Karnataka state upholds the decision of the speaker of the state assembly to disqualify 11 rebel lawmakers.
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Indian army officer's TV tower jump

Friday, October 29th 2010, 12:23
related places: Delhi

An army signals officer with more than 1,200 base jumps to his credit has launched himself off the 235m high Doordarshan TV tower at Pitam Pura in Delhi.
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Friday, October 29th 2010, 8:52
related countries: China China

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao tells his Indian counterpart, Manmohan Singh, there is "enough space" in the world for the two countries to develop and co-operate.
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Kochi IPL team given 30-day limit

Wednesday, October 27th 2010, 10:34

The Indian Premier League could be a seven-team competition after the new Kochi franchise is told to resolve ownership disputes or be thrown out.
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