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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 actress jailed over killing

Friday, July 1st 2011, 9:58

An Indian court sentences an actress and her naval officer boyfriend in connection with the killing of TV executive Neeraj Grover in 2008.
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'Get sterilised, win a car' offer in Indian state

Friday, July 1st 2011, 7:27

India's Rajasthan state offers cars and other prizes to men and women who volunteer for sterilisation.
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Cost blow to Cairn India deal

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 18:53

India puts an expensive condition on its approval for Cairn Energy to sell its stake in the country's biggest oil field.
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17 children die at India hospital

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 18:36
related places: Calcutta

The government of West Bengal state orders an investigation into a Calcutta hospital where 17 children have reportedly died in 36 hours.
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Gujarat riots records 'destroyed'

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 6:12

Official records relating to the 2002 riots in India's Gujarat state were destroyed in line with regulations, the government tells a panel probing the riots.
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VIDEO: Shooting Indian granny aims high

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 15:37

An Indian grandmother who took up shooting at the age of 60 inspires children in her village.
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India PM denies 'lame duck' claim

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 13:44

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh denies he is a "lame duck" leader in a rare meeting with newspaper editors.
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India police 'rubbish truck' row

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 8:21

A row breaks out in India over the decision to transport three policemen who died fighting Maoist rebels in the state of Chhattisgarh in a rubbish truck.
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US sees India as key trade ally

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 7:47
related countries: United States United States

The US says it wants India to become one of its top 10 trading partners, as the two countries agree on improving market access.
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India fight back against Windies

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 22:38
related countries: Barbados Barbados

West Indies are 30 for three in response to India's first innings total of 201 after day one of the second Test in Barbados.
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Cairn Energy sells Indian stake

Monday, June 27th 2011, 20:36
related places: Delhi

Cairn Energy sells a 10% stake in its Indian operation while waits for approval from the Delhi government for a much bigger sale.
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Slowly goes it

Monday, June 27th 2011, 11:46

What has happened to India's booming economy?
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Arrests for India reporter murder

Monday, June 27th 2011, 11:03
related places: Mumbai

Police in the Indian city of Mumbai arrest seven men for the killing of a prominent crime reporter, saying an underworld gangster ordered his murder.
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India approves new review system

Monday, June 27th 2011, 10:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Cricket's controversial decision review system could be back on the table for the England v India Test series following agreement within the ICC.
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Maoist attacks kill six in India

Monday, June 27th 2011, 5:00

Six security personnel die in two separate attacks by Maoist rebels in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh.
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VIDEO: India facing sharp coal shortages

Monday, June 27th 2011, 3:35

India is facing a shortage of coal, which could have a major impact on the country's all-important energy sector.
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VIDEO: Crowds turn out for Bollywood stars

Sunday, June 26th 2011, 9:11
related countries: Canada Canada

The Indian International Film Awards have taken place in Canada for the first time, with large crowds turning out for the three-day event.
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VIDEO: Behind the scenes at Bollywood's Oscars

Friday, June 24th 2011, 22:28

Choreographer Shiamak Davar and his team of dancers prepare for the Indian International Film Academy Awards, which are being held in North America for the first time.
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India father 'sold girl for sex'

Friday, June 24th 2011, 15:04

A 17-year-old Indian girl allegedly forced by her father to have sex for money with up to 200 men has described her ordeal to the media.
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South Asia rivals in nuclear vow

Friday, June 24th 2011, 14:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Senior diplomats from India and Pakistan agree to discuss new nuclear confidence-building measures, after two days of talks.
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Freed Indian sailors reach Delhi

Friday, June 24th 2011, 11:06
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Delhi

Six Indian sailors, recently freed by Somali pirates after nearly 11 months in captivity, return home to joyous celebrations.
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Jail suspensions over India death

Friday, June 24th 2011, 4:03

Five prison officials in India's Uttar Pradesh state are suspended over the mysterious death of a senior health official in prison.
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Airbus seals record aircraft deal

Thursday, June 23rd 2011, 11:59

Airbus announces the largest single order of commercial aircraft in history as Malaysian carrier AirAsia buys 200 of its A320neo jets.
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India police probe Sai Baba cash

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 16:58

Police in India ask two members of a trust linked to late guru Sri Sathya Sai Baba to explain the source of a large amount of cash.
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India's BJP demands 'bug probe'

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 11:22

India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party demands an investigation into an alleged security breach in Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's office.
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Housekeeper sues US India envoy

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 8:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

A former housekeeper for a top official at India's consulate in New York has accuses him of making sexual advances and using her as forced labour.
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Tata Motors contests land return

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 6:51

Indian carmaker Tata Motors challenges West Bengal government's decision to reclaim land which the company had acquired for a car factory.
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India 'mystery illness' kills 28

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 10:29
related places: Bihar

At least 28 children in the northern Indian state of Bihar have died in the past week from an unidentified illness, officials say
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Google Street View halts in India

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 9:50
related places: Bangalore

Google stops collecting images for its Street View service in the southern Indian city of Bangalore after objections from police citing security concerns.
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Girl raped and murdered in India

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 5:05

A 12-year-old girl is raped and killed in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, the latest in a series of brutal attacks on women there.
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Raina knock saves India's blushes

Monday, June 20th 2011, 23:06

An enterprising 146-run partnership between Harbhajan Singh and Suresh Raina spares India's blushes on day one of the first Test against West Indies.
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Tata is India's wealthiest group

Monday, June 20th 2011, 16:51

India's Tata group becomes the country's wealthiest, with a market value higher than the combined wealth of the two Reliance conglomerates.
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Biswas on India

Monday, June 20th 2011, 11:04
related countries: Burma Burma
related places: Delhi

The teenage refugees who fled Burma for Delhi
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India woman raped and burnt alive

Monday, June 20th 2011, 9:01

A woman has been gang raped and burnt alive in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, the latest in a series of brutal but unrelated attacks on women there.
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S Lanka and India in cricket row

Monday, June 20th 2011, 8:12
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A row breaks out between cricket authorities in India and Sri Lanka over a Sri Lanka Premier League Twenty-20 tournament starting next month.
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Bollywood romance

Friday, June 17th 2011, 11:47

Lady Gaga wants to win over India. Can she do it?
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Indian activist 'to resume fast'

Friday, June 17th 2011, 4:43

Indian activist Anna Hazare threatens to resume a hunger strike after talks with the government over an anti-corruption law stalled.
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India car maker strike called off

Friday, June 17th 2011, 3:39

Workers at India's top car maker Maruti Suzuki call off a 13-day strike which had seriously affected production.
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West Indies seal consolation win

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 22:14

West Indies win the final one-day international by seven wickets as India take the series 3-2.
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Sister meets Indian on death row

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 15:47
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The family of an Indian man on death row in Pakistan makes only their second visit to him in 21 years.
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Plea for condemned Indian woman

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 12:23
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

The family of a 64-year-old Indian woman sentenced to death for drug trafficking in Malaysia appeals to the Indian authorities to help save her.
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GoAir airline places Airbus order

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 8:26

Indian budget airline GoAir orders 72 Airbus aircraft in a deal worth about $6bn as the carrier targets ambitious expansion plans.
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India rate rise to curb inflation

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 7:21

India's central bank raises interest rates to 7.5% as it continues its fight against rising prices in the country.
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India ombudsman talks deadlocked

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 4:58

Talks between India's government and civil society negotiators over a tough anti-corruption law hits an impasse, civil society representatives say.
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Indian anti-graft activist dies

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 5:03

An Indian activist who went on a hunger strike in February to protest against illegal mining has died in a hospital in northern Uttarakhand state.
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VIDEO: UK aid making a difference in India

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 2:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The BBC's Mark Dummett reports on the impact of UK aid in Orissa in eastern India.
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MPs question aid money for India

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 21:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK must "fundamentally" change its aid relationship with India after 2015 by giving less to the increasingly prosperous country, MPs say.
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VIDEO: India to Sri Lanka ferry reopens

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 18:23
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A ferry service has reopened between India and Sri Lanka after almost 30 years of suspension due to the civil war in the north of the island nation.
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West Bengal to restore farm land

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 17:17

Legislators in the Indian state of West Bengal pass measures to return land to farmers which was forcibly acquired to make way for a Tata car factory.
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Ferry resumes India-S Lanka route

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 13:27
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

India and Sri Lanka resume ferry services after a gap of almost 30 years caused by the island's civil war.
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Increase in Indian inflation rate

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 11:26

India's inflation rate rose by more than expected in May, raising expectations of a further interest rate rise.
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India probe into girl's 'murder'

Monday, June 13th 2011, 11:00

Authorities in India's Uttar Pradesh state order an inquiry after a girl's body is found hanging from a tree in a police station.
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India journalists' murder protest

Monday, June 13th 2011, 8:25
related places: Mumbai

Journalists in India's western city of Mumbai protest against the killing of a prominent crime reporter.
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India yoga guru ends fast protest

Monday, June 13th 2011, 4:52

Indian yoga guru Baba Ramdev ends a nine-day anti-corruption hunger strike, but says he will continue his protest campaign.
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Maoist mass grave found in India

Monday, June 13th 2011, 4:41

A mass grave with bodies of 14 Maoist rebels is found in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, police say.
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Driving growth

Monday, June 13th 2011, 0:18

India's new face as Asia's car industry hub
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Sharma seals India series victory

Saturday, June 11th 2011, 21:59
related countries: Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda

Rohit Sharma inspires India to a three-wicket win in Antigua as they take an unassailable 3-0 lead in their five-match series against the West Indies.
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India yoga guru taken to hospital

Friday, June 10th 2011, 10:22

Indian yoga guru Baba Ramdev who has been on an anti-graft hunger strike is admitted to hospital as his condition worsens.
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India police killed in mine blast

Friday, June 10th 2011, 6:04

Ten policemen die in a landmine blast detonated by Maoist rebels in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, police say.
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In pictures

Friday, June 10th 2011, 0:50

The eccentric genius of 'India's Picasso'
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Top India artist MF Husain dies

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 18:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Celebrated Indian artist MF Husain dies in a London hospital aged 95 after years of self-imposed exile.
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India lorry runs over 16 pilgrims

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 3:38

A speeding lorry runs over and kills at least 16 people in the Indian state of Gujarat, police said.
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VIDEO: Elephant rampage in Indian city

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 20:52
related places: Mysore

Two elephants went on the rampage in the Indian city of Mysore, in the state of Karnataka killing at least one person.
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Indian honour killers face death

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 17:16

A court in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh sentences 10 people to death for killing a young couple who married against their parents' wishes.
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Pair of wild elephants go on rampage in Indian city

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 14:30
related places: Mysore

Two wild elephants have gone on a rampage in Mysore in southern India, killing at least one person, officials say.
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Activist condemns India crackdown

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 13:11
related places: Delhi

Veteran Indian activist Anna Hazare condemns a police crackdown on an anti-corruption fast at the weekend by yoga guru Baba Ramdev.
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No India promise on Lagarde bid

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 4:38
related countries: France France
related places: Lagarde

India's finance minister offers 'no assurance' to support French finance minister Christine Lagarde's bid to head the IMF.
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Many killed in India bus accident

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 4:03
related places: At

At least 22 people die after the bus they were travelling in falls into a ditch and catches fire in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
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VIDEO: Lagarde in India to push IMF bid

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 17:02

Christine Lagarde visits India on the latest leg of a world tour aimed at drumming up support for her bid to head the IMF.
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Strike at India's top car maker

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 7:19

A strike by workers at India's top car maker Maruti Suzuki enters its third day and disrupts production.
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Lagarde to push IMF bid in India

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 5:34
related countries: France France

French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is due in India on the latest leg of a world tour backing her bid to head the International Monetary Fund.
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Biswas on India

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 3:32

Has India's government lost the plot on corruption?
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Heaviest flyer faces extinction

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 1:58

The massive Great Indian bustard is now Critically Endangered, according to this year's Red List of rare birds.
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India cruise to win over Windies

Monday, June 6th 2011, 21:49
related countries: Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago

Rohit Sharma hits an unbeaten 68 to steer India to a four-wicket win over West Indies in their opening one-day international in Trinidad.
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South Africa appoint Kirsten as coach

Monday, June 6th 2011, 14:49
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa appoint their former opening batsman Gary Kirsten as their new coach after his three-year stint in charge of India.
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Protests against guru crackdown

Monday, June 6th 2011, 7:28
related places: Delhi

The Indian government is facing further protests after it cracked down on a hunger strike by yoga guru Baba Ramdev and evicted him from the capital Delhi.
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Sunday, June 5th 2011, 23:02

People power and the web shame India's corrupt officials
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Indian police end yogi's protest

Sunday, June 5th 2011, 2:05
related places: Delhi

Around 30 people are injured as Delhi police break up an anti-corruption protest led by controversial yoga guru Baba Ramdev.
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India ease to win against Windies

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 19:01
related countries: Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago

An under-strength India easily defend 159 to beat West Indies by 16 runs in their Twenty20 match in Trinidad.
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Indian yogi fasts over corruption

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 5:13

Popular Indian yogi Baba Ramdev begins a "fast unto death" to prompt the government to take tough measures against corruption.
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Row over Indian live fish 'cure'

Friday, June 3rd 2011, 15:46

A children's rights group in India tries to ban the practice of giving children live fish as a cure for asthma
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India state unveils land policy

Friday, June 3rd 2011, 8:33

India's Uttar Pradesh state unveils a new policy making it easier and more profitable for famers to sell land, following recent angry protests.
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Low-cost housing for India's poor

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 13:00

The Indian government approves an ambitious scheme to provide affordable housing to millions of slum dwellers.
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India guru vows anti-graft fast

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 5:08

Indian yoga guru Baba Ramdev is to go ahead with a hunger strike in protest against corruption after talks with the government fail.
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VIDEO: Arundhati Roy: India's success a 'lie'

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 0:34

Novelist Arundhati Roy speaks about how India's apparent economic success hides growing poverty and oppression.
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India tiger adopts orphaned cubs

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 10:27

Forest officials in northern India say a male tiger appears to be caring for two orphaned cubs in an extremely rare display of paternal feeling.
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Merkel jet denied Iran overflight

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 9:17
related countries: Germany Germany, Iran Iran

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's flight to India is delayed after Iran's government refuses it permission to fly over the country.
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India's economic growth slows

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 7:55

India reports weaker-than-expected growth numbers for the first three months of the year as rising consumer prices hurt.
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Many die in India wedding crash

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 6:31
related places: At

At least 25 members of a wedding party die when their bus plunges into a small river in India's north-eastern state of Assam, police say.
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Inmates kill India prison doctor

Monday, May 30th 2011, 12:04
related places: Bihar

A doctor is beaten to death by inmates of a prison where he was examining a patient in the northern Indian state of Bihar, police say.
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S Asia rivals hold glacier talks

Monday, May 30th 2011, 4:36
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Top

Top defence officials from India and Pakistan are holding key talks over the disputed Siachen glacier.
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