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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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Fatal India air ambulance crash

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 5:13
related places: Delhi

Authorities in India investigate the crash of a small medical ambulance aircraft near the capital, Delhi, which killed 10 people.
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India diplomat daughter sues NYC

Wednesday, May 25th 2011, 10:49

An Indian diplomat's daughter sues New York City government for $1.5m after she is wrongfully arrested on suspicion of sending obscene e-mails.
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India accused of map censorship

Tuesday, May 24th 2011, 16:55

The Economist magazine accuses India of hostile censorship after being forced by the country's authorities to cover up a map in its latest edition.
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Indian pledges billions to Africa

Tuesday, May 24th 2011, 14:05

India's prime minister tells African heads of state that he will offer $5bn (£3.1bn) credit to African nations to help them meet development goals.
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Maoists 'dismember' India police

Tuesday, May 24th 2011, 7:14

Ten policemen are killed and dismembered by Maoist rebels in a densely-forested area of the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, officials say.
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Gruesome history

Monday, May 23rd 2011, 23:02

India's 'house of horrors' still inspires fear and anger
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Brides wanted

Monday, May 23rd 2011, 0:19

Illegal abortions leave Indian state short of women
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Unwanted babies

Monday, May 23rd 2011, 0:19

Why is booming India killing so many of its girls?
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Legend Warne bows out of cricket

Friday, May 20th 2011, 18:53
related countries: Australia Australia

Legendary Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne plays his last professional cricket match - taking a wicket in his final over.
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Tata Steel to cut 1,500 UK jobs

Friday, May 20th 2011, 12:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Indian steel giant Tata Steel is set to cut 1,500 jobs at a number of sites in the North of England, the BBC learns.
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India MP arrested on bribe charge

Friday, May 20th 2011, 11:54

Indian MP Kanimozhi is arrested in connection with the multi-billion dollar telecoms scandal that has rocked the country.
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New West Bengal leader sworn in

Friday, May 20th 2011, 8:13

Mamata Banerjee is sworn in as chief minister of the Indian state of West Bengal, the first woman to hold the post.
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India reviews 'most wanted' list

Friday, May 20th 2011, 8:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India is reviewing a list of 50 "most wanted fugitives" it says are hiding in Pakistan, a day after one of them was traced to a prison in Mumbai (Bombay).
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Gandhi atrocity claims 'baseless'

Thursday, May 19th 2011, 15:41

Initial forensic tests do not support claims by Indian MP Rahul Gandhi that farmers were murdered in recent land protests, a senior official says.
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India approves new poverty survey

Thursday, May 19th 2011, 9:34

India's cabinet approves a proposal for a major new survey to identify people living below the poverty line.
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S Lanka urged to scrap emergency

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 18:04
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

India urges Sri Lanka to scrap emergency powers and investigate alleged human rights violations two years after the defeat of the Tamil Tigers.
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Indian aid 'beset by corruption'

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 18:00

A multi-billion dollar aid programme pursued by the Indian government to combat poverty is beset by corruption and incompetence, says a report.
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Warne avoids ban but fined by IPL

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 11:25
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian cricket legend Shane Warne escapes a ban which would have prematurely ended his playing career, but he is fined about £31,000 by the Indian Cricket Board.
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India slip-up on most wanted list

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 5:32
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mumbai

India is to investigate after a man whose name was given to Pakistan on a list of the 50 most wanted fugitives was found living close to home, in Mumbai.
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Row over Gandhi 'atrocity' claims

Tuesday, May 17th 2011, 17:14

A row breaks out in India after Rahul Gandhi accuses police of killing farmers and raping women during protests against a new road in Uttar Pradesh.
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Sehwag eyes England tour comeback

Tuesday, May 17th 2011, 9:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India opener Virender Sehwag expects to recover from the recurrence of a right-shoulder injury in time for this summer's tour of England.
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India mothers charged with murder

Monday, May 16th 2011, 13:28

Police in India file preliminary charges against two women accused of killing their daughters for "dishonouring" their families.
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Indian inflation slows in April

Monday, May 16th 2011, 9:31

India's inflation rate fell to 8.66% in April, but was still higher than expected as prices of fuel and food remain high.
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Delhi protests over petrol prices

Monday, May 16th 2011, 8:09
related places: Delhi

Protesters block roads and cause disruption throughout the Indian capital, Delhi, over recent increases in petrol prices.
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On your Marx, go!

Saturday, May 14th 2011, 2:43

After West Bengal political quake, is communism dead in India?
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Communists routed in West Bengal

Friday, May 13th 2011, 16:33

The world's longest-serving democratically-elected communist government loses power after 34 years in the Indian state of West Bengal.
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Biswas on India

Friday, May 13th 2011, 12:10

Out with the Reds, Greens are in: Communists lose West Bengal
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India leader addresses Afghan MPs

Friday, May 13th 2011, 10:49
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh tells a joint session of the Afghan parliament that their two countries are united in fighting terror, and backs peace talks with the Taliban.
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Gambhir leads India in ODI series

Friday, May 13th 2011, 8:52

Gautam Gambhir will lead India in a one-day series against West Indies with regular skipper Mahendra Dhoni rested.
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VIDEO: India gifts for votes criticised

Friday, May 13th 2011, 2:49

With elections across India on Friday, parties have been criticised for giving out gifts to try to win supporters.
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India PM pledges $500m to Kabul

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 17:39
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pledges $500m in new aid on a visit to Afghanistan and backs talks with the Taliban.
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Gandhi detained for land protest

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 7:21

Indian MP Rahul Gandhi, seen by many as a future prime minister, is briefly detained on Wednesday night after joining a farmers' protest in northern India.
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Court rejects India Bhopal move

Wednesday, May 11th 2011, 7:31
related places: Bhopal

India's Supreme Court rejects a government request seeking to re-open the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster to impose harsher sentences.
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India 'honour killers should die'

Tuesday, May 10th 2011, 14:35

India's Supreme Court says people convicted of so-called honour killings should face the death penalty.
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Indian fury over swimwear images

Tuesday, May 10th 2011, 12:26
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Images of the Hindu goddess of wealth Laxmi, displayed on swimwear at an Australian fashion show, spark a legal battle in India.
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All that glitters

Tuesday, May 10th 2011, 9:20

Rising gold prices are not deterring shoppers in India
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Sehwag set for shoulder surgery

Monday, May 9th 2011, 14:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Key India batsman Virender Sehwag is to undergo shoulder surgery, which will hamper his preparations for their tour of England in July and August.
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Air India resumes normal services

Monday, May 9th 2011, 8:24

India's state-run Air India begins operating half of its domestic flights, days after its pilots end a 10-day strike, officials say.
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India court stays Ayodhya ruling

Monday, May 9th 2011, 8:16
related places: Ayodhya

India's Supreme Court suspends a lower court ruling about the fate of the Ayodhya holy site, where Hindu zealots destroyed a mosque 18 years ago.
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India farmer land protest spreads

Monday, May 9th 2011, 4:33

A protest by thousands of farmers against alleged forced acquisition of land spreads to parts of the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
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Coupon culture

Friday, May 6th 2011, 16:14

The Indian start-up which had a good recession
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Warne to retire after IPL season

Friday, May 6th 2011, 8:26
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian cricket legend Shane Warne says he will retire from professional cricket at the end of the current Indian Premier League campaign.
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Eight arrested for India stoning

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 12:25

Police in India arrest eight people suspected of stoning to death a young couple who had a love affair which met with their disapproval.
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India Games boss remanded in jail

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 6:42
related places: Delhi

The chief organiser of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, Suresh Kalmadi, is remanded in jail for 14 days over charges of corruption.
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India chief minister's body found

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 4:00

The body of Dorjee Khandu, chief minister of India's Arunachal Pradesh state, is recovered from the wreckage of a helicopter which went missing on Saturday, officials say.
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India helicopter crash site found

Wednesday, May 4th 2011, 6:54

The wreckage of a helicopter carrying the chief minister of India's Arunachal Pradesh state has been spotted, officials say.
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Massive hunt for India helicopter

Wednesday, May 4th 2011, 4:49

Thousands of security forces search for a missing helicopter carrying the chief minister of India's Arunachal Pradesh state.
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VIDEO: India reacts to Bin Laden's death

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 17:03

The death of Osama Bin Laden has provoked a strong reaction from India, Pakistan's neighbour and long-term rival
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Maoist mine kills Indian police

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 16:43
related places: At

At least 11 police personnel have been killed in a landmine attack by Maoist insurgents in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, police say.
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Ganguly returns to IPL tournament

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 7:10
related places: Pune

Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly, who went unsold in this year's auction for the Indian Premier League, signs up to play for the Pune team in the mid-season.
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Indian interest rates rise again

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 6:24

India's central bank raises interest rates to 7.25%, the ninth rise in 15 months, in an attempt to curb inflation.
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Final okay for India Posco plant

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 4:24
related countries: North Korea North Korea

India's environment ministry gives final clearance to South Korean firm Posco's plan to build a steel plant in the eastern state of Orissa.
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Pakistan a 'terror refuge': India

Monday, May 2nd 2011, 7:32
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

India says Osama Bin Laden's killing near Islamabad is proof that "terrorists from different organisations find sanctuary in Pakistan".
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India search for missing 'copter

Monday, May 2nd 2011, 5:25

A massive search for a missing helicopter carrying the chief minister of India's north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh enters its third day.
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Guru with a cause

Monday, May 2nd 2011, 1:18

India's 'shock jock' swami turns his ire on corruption
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In pictures

Sunday, May 1st 2011, 0:35

How an ancient Indian artform passes down the generations
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Inquiry into deadly India blaze

Friday, April 29th 2011, 13:47
related places: At, Delhi

At least 10 people die as a fire sweeps through a footwear factory in the Indian capital, Delhi.
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Five-year-old boy is charged in India

Friday, April 29th 2011, 13:18
related places: Bihar

A five-year-old boy in the Indian state of Bihar is charged with "disrupting the peace" in what police are saying was a case of "mistaken identity".
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India to pick European fighters

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 19:20
related countries: United States United States

India shortlists two European fighter jets and rules out two US rivals for a key $11bn contract, a move the US ambassador calls "deeply disappointing".
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India attacked over sedition law

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 15:01

Indian human rights activist Binayak Sen accuses the government of misusing the country's sedition laws "to silence voices of dissent".
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Top US diplomat in India resigns

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 5:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi

US Ambassador to India Timothy Roemer announces his resignation for personal and family reasons, the US Embassy in Delhi says.
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India soldier 'kills colleagues'

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 4:28

An Indian soldier has shot and killed four other soldiers in Indian-administered Kashmir, a defence spokesman said.
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Indian pilots on strike over pay

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 13:31

Hundreds of pilots who used to work for Indian Airlines but now work for Air India go on strike to demand parity of pay following a merger.
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VIDEO: Saying goodbye to a spiritual guru

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 10:57

The funeral of one of India's most revered religious leaders, Sathya Sai Baba, has been taking place in Puttaparthi in the state of Andhra Pradesh
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India appoint Fletcher as coach

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 8:30

India appoint Duncan Fletcher as coach for a two-year period ahead of tours to West Indies in June and England in July.
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India bids farewell to Sai Baba

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 6:59

Nearly half a million people gather in the southern Indian town of Puttaparthi for the funeral of spiritual leader Sri Sathya Sai Baba.
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India to tighten nuclear safety

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 5:12

India pledges to put in extra safeguards at a proposed nuclear power plant in western India after recent violent protests against the plan.
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Indian bank blamed as termites eat cash

Tuesday, April 26th 2011, 18:14

An Indian bank is reported to have found staff of a local branch guilty of laxity after thousands of dollars worth of notes were damaged by termites.
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Crowds gather for guru's funeral

Tuesday, April 26th 2011, 17:24

Indian PM Manmohan Singh and Congress leader Sonia Gandhi join mourners saying farewell to the guru Sri Satya Sai Baba.
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Mumbai accused are indicted in US

Tuesday, April 26th 2011, 12:50
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

Four Pakistani men are charged by US prosecutors in connection with the November 2008 attacks on the Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay).
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Mourners throng Sai Baba ashram

Monday, April 25th 2011, 14:00

Tens of thousands of mourners visit the south Indian ashram where the body of revered guru Sri Satya Sai Baba is on display.
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VIDEO: Guru Sri Satya Sai Baba, dies at 84

Sunday, April 24th 2011, 20:24

One of India's most revered spiritual leaders, Sri Satya Sai Baba, has died in hospital at the age of 84.
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Indian guru Satya Sai Baba dies

Sunday, April 24th 2011, 17:00

One of India's most revered spiritual leaders, Sri Satya Sai Baba, who had millions of followers worldwide, dies in hospital, aged 84.
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Sri Lankan ministers in IPL row

Sunday, April 24th 2011, 14:58
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's former sport minister denies claims that he made a 10-year-deal allowing the country's cricketers to play in the Indian Premier League, at the expense of the national team.
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Indian enigma

Sunday, April 24th 2011, 5:03

Guru who inspired passionately conflicting emotions
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VIDEO: Protests over planned nuclear plant in India

Saturday, April 23rd 2011, 2:04

Violent protests that have been taking place in India against government plans to build a nuclear plant.
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Gujarat's leader 'allowed' riots

Friday, April 22nd 2011, 14:32

Gujarat's chief minister deliberately allowed anti-Muslim riots in 2002, which left more than 1,000 people dead, India's Supreme Court hears.
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Indian guru Sai Baba 'worsening'

Friday, April 22nd 2011, 3:50

The condition of one of India's most revered spiritual leaders, Satya Sai Baba has deteriorated and he is on a life-support system, his doctors say.
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India in successful space launch

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 9:15

India successfully launches a rocket into into space carrying three satellites, officials say.
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India decries 'honour killings'

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 5:01

India's Supreme Court tells states to "ruthlessly stamp out" the so-called honour killings.
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India helicopter crash kills 17

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 3:49

Seventeen people, including two children, are killed in a helicopter crash in India's north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh.
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India nuclear protests stepped up

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 20:14

Crowds ransack a hospital and set buses alight in a second day of violent protests against a planned nuclear power plant in western India.
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India widows bludgeoned to death

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 11:14
related places: Haryana

Two widows are bludgeoned to death by a man in the northern Indian state of Haryana, who accused them of being in a lesbian relationship.
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Pulitzer for Indian-born doctor

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 4:50
related countries: United States United States

Indian-American doctor Siddhartha Mukherjee's acclaimed book on the history of cancer is awarded the Pulitzer prize in a non-fiction category.
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Indian social activist released

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 3:58

Indian public health expert and human rights activist Dr Binayak Sen is freed, one week after the Supreme Court granted him bail.
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Clash at India nuclear plant site

Monday, April 18th 2011, 23:39

Police in western India clash with villagers protesting over the proposed construction of a nuclear power plant, killing one person.
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India bans child circus workers

Monday, April 18th 2011, 17:22

India's highest court enforces a law banning circus groups from employing children and instructs the government to rescue and rehabilitate child performers.
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Nepal hit by acute fuel shortage

Monday, April 18th 2011, 14:49
related countries: Nepal Nepal
related places: Kathmandu

Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, is suffering acute fuel shortages because the state-owned oil company says it cannot afford to import fuel from India.
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Last Jaipur royal dies in India

Monday, April 18th 2011, 14:18
related places: Jaipur

The last Maharajah of Jaipur, Brigadier Sawai Bhawani Singh, who was revered by many across the western Indian state of Rajasthan, dies.
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State poll challenges Indian left

Monday, April 18th 2011, 13:01

Voting has ended in the first phase of elections in India's West Bengal state, where the world's oldest democratically-elected Communist government faces a strong challenge.
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