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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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Live - England v India

Saturday, September 3rd 2011, 8:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Riverside

The covers are back on in Durham and play must resume by 1740 BST if there is to be a result in the opening one-day international between England and India. If they get back out, England will be chasing a revised target after India make 274-7.
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Amazon Indian woman 'turns 121'

Saturday, September 3rd 2011, 7:06
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A Brazilian Amazon Indian is celebrating her 121st birthday, a rights group says - making her easily the world's oldest woman.
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Argentina wins friendly in India

Friday, September 2nd 2011, 21:11
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Calcutta

India has hosted its first-ever international football friendly with Argentina beating Venezuela one-nil in the eastern city of Calcutta.
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Judge Sen quits over impeachment

Friday, September 2nd 2011, 7:43
related places: Calcutta

A High Court judge in the eastern Indian city of Calcutta resigns, weeks after India's upper house of parliament voted to impeach him on corruption charges.
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Plane comes off runway in India

Friday, September 2nd 2011, 6:49
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Mumbai

A Turkish Airlines plane skids off the runway after landing at the airport in the Indian city of Mumbai, but no one has been injured.
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Border deaths prompt Kashmir row

Thursday, September 1st 2011, 11:19
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Pakistan blames India for the deaths of three of its soldiers in firing across the Line of Control in Kashmir, a charge India denies.
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Bond movie may be shot in India

Thursday, September 1st 2011, 9:09
related places: Delhi

The next James Bond film is likely to be partly shot in India, a pre-production company in Delhi says.
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Indian campaigner goes back home

Thursday, September 1st 2011, 4:30
related places: Delhi

Indian anti-corruption campaigner Anna Hazare returns to his village three days after he ended a 12-day hunger strike in the capital, Delhi.
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Morgan shines in England victory

Wednesday, August 31st 2011, 20:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Eoin Morgan's superb innings helps England secure a six-wicket Twenty20 victory over India with three balls to spare at Old Trafford.
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Live - England v India

Wednesday, August 31st 2011, 16:25

Eoin Morgan hits a crucial 49 to help England to a six-wicket win over India in an entertaining Twenty20 international at Old Trafford.
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India sports bill to be redrafted

Wednesday, August 31st 2011, 7:52

India's government is to redraft a bill aimed at regulating sports bodies after stiff resistance from ministers with cricketing and football interests.
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Gandhi plotters' execution stayed

Wednesday, August 31st 2011, 6:44

A court in southern India stays the execution of three men convicted of plotting the 1991 assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
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Gambhir to miss one-day series

Tuesday, August 30th 2011, 18:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India batsman Gautam Gambhir misses the remainder of the tour of England because of continuing problems with concussion.
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Indian GDP growth slows to 7.7%

Tuesday, August 30th 2011, 10:58

India's economy grew 7.7% in the three months from April to June, which was its weakest growth for six quarters, official figures show.
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Kashmir literary event cancelled

Tuesday, August 30th 2011, 9:46

A controversial literary festival in Indian-administered Kashmir is cancelled over concerns about possible violence, organisers say.
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Gujarat murder ruling overturned

Tuesday, August 30th 2011, 5:09

A court in India's Gujarat state overturns the conviction of 12 Muslims earlier found guilty of killing the state's former home minister Haren Pandya.
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Indian activist rests after fast

Monday, August 29th 2011, 11:00
related places: Delhi

Indian campaigner Anna Hazare is said to be in a stable condition in hospital after ending a 12-day hunger strike against corruption in Delhi.
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Plane slides off runway in India

Monday, August 29th 2011, 6:45

A Gulf Air plane skids off the runway at Kochi airport in the southern Indian state of Kerala, injuring at least seven passengers.
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Kashmir pardon for stone-throwers

Monday, August 29th 2011, 4:23
related places: Jammu

The chief minister of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir announces amnesty for those who threw stones at security forces during protests last year.
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VIDEO: India's booming spiritualism business

Monday, August 29th 2011, 3:16

Spiritualism is at the centre of many things in India, and is not just a set of beliefs and personal faith, but also a successful industry.
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Mainstream activism

Sunday, August 28th 2011, 11:16

Anti-corruption campaigner gave India much-needed reality check
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Indian campaigner finishes fast

Sunday, August 28th 2011, 5:05

Indian campaigner Anna Hazare ends his 12-day hunger strike after parliament expressed support for some of his demands to fight corruption.
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India MPs support Hazare demands

Saturday, August 27th 2011, 15:52

Indian MPs express support for proposed changes to anti-corruption legislation which they hope will persuade an activist to end his hunger strike.
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Kashmir cleric killer a 'traitor'

Friday, August 26th 2011, 17:36
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir, Lashkar

The Pakistan-based militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) says a rebel from another militant outfit was behind the killing of a prominent cleric in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Date set to hang Gandhi plotters

Friday, August 26th 2011, 14:59

Three men convicted in connection to the assassination of the former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi are to be hanged on 9 September, officials in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu say.
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Murray faces Devvarman at US Open

Thursday, August 25th 2011, 16:42
related countries: United States United States

Andy Murray will play India's Somdev Devvarman in round one of the US Open, while Heather Watson faces Maria Sharapova.
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India protest taken to PM's door

Thursday, August 25th 2011, 7:32

India's fasting activist Anna Hazare calls on his supporters to gather outside the PM's house "to appeal to him to listen to the voice of the common man".
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Call for Kashmir graves' inquiry

Thursday, August 25th 2011, 7:12

Rights group Human Rights Watch urges India to hold an independent inquiry into the unmarked graves found in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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VIDEO: Anna Hazare merchandise on sale

Thursday, August 25th 2011, 2:02

As Indian anti-corruption campaigner Anna Hazare continues his protest, the movement supporting him is growing and branching out into merchandise.
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India MPs unite for Hazare plea

Wednesday, August 24th 2011, 18:07

India's main political parties urge anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare to break his nine-day hunger strike.
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India leaders hold Hazare talks

Tuesday, August 23rd 2011, 15:03

The Indian government holds its first talks with supporters of fasting Indian activist Anna Hazare about an anti-corruption bill.
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England complete India whitewash

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 14:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England inflict another heavy defeat on India to complete a 4-0 series whitewash as Sachin Tendulkar falls nine runs short of a landmark 100th international century.
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Live - England v India day five

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 9:23

England skittle India for 283 to win by an innings and eight runs and complete 4-0 series whitewash.
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Dozens die in India truck crash

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 8:20
related places: At

At least 41 people are killed when a truck carrying pilgrims to a local temple crashes into a roadside ditch in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police say.
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Breaking sports news as it happens

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 7:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Chelsea

England complete a series whitewash over India, Juan Mata is set to move to Chelsea, Arsene Wenger is hit with a two-match ban by Uefa, plus more.
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Hazare heaps pressure on India PM

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 5:54

Indian anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare calls on the government to pass a tough new anti-corruption law or quit.
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England on top despite Dravid ton

Sunday, August 21st 2011, 17:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India trail England by 162 runs after reaching the close on 129-3 with one day left of the fourth Test at The Oval.
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Live - England v India day four

Sunday, August 21st 2011, 9:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India slip to 118-3 following-on after being dismissed for 300 in reply to England's 591-6 in the fourth Test.
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England turn screw against India

Saturday, August 20th 2011, 18:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India trail by 488 runs after limping to 103-5 at the close in reply to England's 591-6 declared on day three of the fourth Test at The Oval.
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Live - England v India

Saturday, August 20th 2011, 9:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India trail by 488 runs after reaching 103-5 in reply to England's 591-6 declared on day three of the fourth Test against India.
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Bell and Pietersen punish India

Friday, August 19th 2011, 18:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen and Ian Bell hit a record 350-run partnership against India as England end day two on 457-3.
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India's Hazare begins public fast

Friday, August 19th 2011, 13:01
related places: Delhi

Indian anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare launches a 15-day public hunger strike at a park in Delhi to force the government to strengthen an anti-corruption bill.
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VIDEO: Hazare begins his public fast

Friday, August 19th 2011, 12:20

Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare has left an Indian jail to the cheers of thousands of supporters. He is fasting for 15 days to try to force the Indian government to strengthen an anti-corruption bill which he regards as too weak.
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Live - England v India

Friday, August 19th 2011, 9:30

Kevin Pietersen and Ian Bell hit a record 350-run partnership against India as England end day two on 457-3.
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Mumbai tiffin workers on first-ever strike

Friday, August 19th 2011, 4:32
related places: Mumbai

The famous tiffin carriers of India's Mumbai city are on strike for the first time in their history in support of Anna Hazare's anti-corruption campaign.
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England progress thwarted by rain

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 18:28

England take advantage of insipid India bowling to cruise to 75-0 on a rain-hit opening day of the fourth Test at The Oval.
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India activist makes release deal

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 15:04
related places: Delhi

Indian anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, whose detention sparked mass protests, agrees to leave jail and begin a 15-day hunger strike in Delhi.
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England v India day one as it happened

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 9:25

Play is abandoned for the day with England 75-0 on day one of the final Test at The Oval as they aim to beat India 4-0.
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VIDEO: Fasting deal for India activist

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 3:25

Jailed Indian anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare has delayed his fast for a day as the site where he will hold his public protest is not ready.
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India corruption protests swell

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 18:40

Tens of thousands of Indians pour onto streets across the country in support of jailed anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, as pressure mounts on India's government.
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Russia shows off stealth fighter

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 16:21
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Russia shows off its first stealth fighter jet, developed jointly with India as a cheaper competitor to the US F-22 Raptor.
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VIDEO: Thousands join India jail protest

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 13:26
related places: Delhi

Thousands of protesters have gathered outside the Delhi jail where Indian anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare is on hunger strike.
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Indian PM blasts hunger striker

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 12:01
related places: Delhi

The Indian PM criticises detained anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare, whose hunger strike has gained widespread popular support.
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VIDEO: Vigil for India's anti-graft crusader

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 6:58
related places: Delhi

India's anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare has spent a night in Tihar jail in the capital, Delhi, despite the government's decision to free him.
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India information activist killed

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 4:59
related places: Bhopal

A right to information activist is shot dead by an unidentified gunman in the northern Indian city of Bhopal, police say.
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VIDEO: Border trade

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 0:14
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Market set up in no-man's-land between India and Bangladesh
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India holds hundreds of activists

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 20:58

India denies stifling protest after police arrest some 1,300 people supporting a planned fast by anti-corruption campaigner Anna Hazare.
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VIDEO: Indian anti-corruption protester arrested

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 19:31

Thousands have taken to the streets of India in protest, after one of the country's leading anti-corruption activists was arrested ahead of a planned hunger strike.
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VIDEO: India activist arrest sparks backlash

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 13:00

India has denied it is stifling democratic protest after police arrested 1,300 people to halt a hunger strike by an anti-corruption activist.
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Pair row to Indian Ocean record

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 12:32
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

After being stranded on a reef when their boat capsized, two men from London become the first pair to row unsupported across the Indian Ocean.
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India arrests anti-corruption activist

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 9:05

Indian police detain activist Anna Hazare hours before a fast against a new anti-corruption law, drawing supporters out on the streets in protest.
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Bolivia Indians in road protest

Monday, August 15th 2011, 17:33
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Hundreds of Amazonian Indians in Bolivia begin a long march against the construction of a road through their rainforest homeland.
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Bollywood star Kapoor cremated

Monday, August 15th 2011, 13:05

The funeral of veteran Indian film star Shammi Kapoor is held in the city of Mumbai (Bombay) attended by Bollywood stars, friends and family.
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Corruption campaigner

Monday, August 15th 2011, 8:17

What motivates veteran Indian activist Anna Hazare?
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India appeal over anti-graft fast

Monday, August 15th 2011, 7:08

Indian PM Manmohan Singh says hunger strikes by campaigners will not help in fighting corruption.
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Ex-captains expect England dominance

Sunday, August 14th 2011, 5:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

Former captains Michael Vaughan and Alec Stewart believe England will dominate Test cricket for years to come after moving to the top of the world rankings.
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Huge win secures England top spot

Saturday, August 13th 2011, 14:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

England beat India by an innings and 242 runs at Edgbaston to take a 3-0 lead in the series and become the world's number one Test side.
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Live - England v India

Saturday, August 13th 2011, 9:23

England beat India by an innings and 242 runs to go 3-0 up in the four-match series and secure top spot in the world's Test rankings for the first time.
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Record-breaker Cook defends style

Friday, August 12th 2011, 20:12

Alastair Cook rejects criticism of his batting style after scoring 294 on day three of the third Test against India.
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Cook hits 294 as England dominate

Friday, August 12th 2011, 18:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

Alastair Cook falls six runs short of 300 as England make their third-highest score in Tests on the third day against India at Edgbaston.
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England v India third Test, day three as it happened

Friday, August 12th 2011, 9:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

Alastair Cook falls for 294 as England declare on 710-7, a lead of 486, before dismissing Virender Sehwag for a king pair on day three at Edgbaston.
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Breaking sports news as it happens

Friday, August 12th 2011, 6:59

Alastair Cook shines as England dominate against India, football latest ahead of Saturday's Premier League start, plus more.
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India states ban caste-quota film

Friday, August 12th 2011, 6:11

Three Indian states ban Aarakshan, a new Bollywood film on the controversial issue of education quotas for low-caste people.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 18:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Chelsea, Edgbaston

Tottenham call off their match with Everton, Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri near Arsenal exit, Alastair Cook hits a century as England dominate India, plus more.
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England v India third Test day two as it happened

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 18:26

Alastair Cook is unbeaten on 182 as England reach 456-3 for a lead of 232 against India at stumps on day two of the third Test at Edgbaston.
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Cook century adds to India misery

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 18:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

Alastair Cook hits an unbeaten 182 to help England build a commanding 232-run lead over a lacklustre India on day two of the third Test at Edgbaston.
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Gandhi killers' clemency rejected

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 11:12

Indian President Pratibha Patil rejects mercy pleas from three men convicted for the 1991 assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
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Pakistan pilot 'apology' accepted

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 5:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The daughter of a dead Indian pilot thanks a Pakistani fighter pilot for apologising after shooting down her father's craft four decades ago.
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England v India third Test day one as it happened

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 17:51

England reach 84-0 at stumps after dismissing India for 224 on day one of the third Test at Edgbaston.
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England dominate struggling India

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 17:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

Stuart Broad and Tim Bresnan share eight wickets as England bowl out India for 224 before captain Andrew Strauss hits an unbeaten fifty on day one of the third Test at Edgbaston.
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Pakistan pilot's 1965 'remorse'

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 17:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A Pakistani fighter pilot who shot down an Indian civilian aircraft more than 40 years ago writes to the family of the dead Indian pilot to express remorse.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 11:55

Cesc Fabregas set to leave Arsenal for Barcelona, England dominate day one of the third Test against India at Edgbaston, plus more.
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India fort attack sentence upheld

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 8:30
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Delhi

India's Supreme Court upholds the death sentence of Ashfaq Arif, a Pakistani man convicted of attacking Delhi's Red Fort in 2000.
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Test can boost country - Strauss

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 6:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Birmingham, Edgbaston

England captain Andrew Strauss believes the third Test against India can provide a feelgood factor after continued rioting.
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Mick Jagger starts singing in Sanskrit

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 6:47

Rolling Stones front man Mick Jagger sings in Sanskrit on a new album by a supergroup which also stars Oscar-winning Indian musician AR Rahman.
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Three die in India land protest

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 4:07

Three people die after police fire on a group of protesting farmers on a highway in western India.
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VIDEO: The teenage priests of India

Tuesday, August 9th 2011, 15:58

Next month, hundreds of millions of people across India will celebrate the festival of the Hindu God, Ganesha.
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Many dead as Comoros boat sinks

Tuesday, August 9th 2011, 13:50
related countries: Comoros Comoros, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean
related places: At

At least 30 people die after a boat capsizes in the Indian Ocean archipelago of Comoros, officials say.
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Volatility buffets Indian markets

Tuesday, August 9th 2011, 9:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: Wall Street

Indian stocks remains volatile over fears of recession in the US and Wall Street losses.
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Indian anger at Dow Olympics move

Monday, August 8th 2011, 17:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bhopal

Bhopal disaster activists express anger at the decision to select the Dow Chemical Company as a London 2012 Olympic Games sponsor.
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Oil spill near India Mumbai coast

Monday, August 8th 2011, 10:39

Indian coast guard ships and pollution control authorities are working to clean up an oil slick off India's western coast.
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India 'ritual' on treasure probe

Monday, August 8th 2011, 6:31

Hindu priests begin a ritual to "find out the divine opinion" about inspection of priceless treasures unearthed from a temple in India.
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