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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 Gandhi book ban 'shameful'

Friday, April 1st 2011, 4:43

The author of a book on Mahatma Gandhi says it is "shameful" that the work has been banned in India's western state of Gujarat.
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Vodafone makes $5bn India buyout

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 11:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK mobile giant Vodafone is to pay local partner Essar Group $5bn to buy out its share in their Indian joint venture.
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Cricket boosts South Asian ties

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 9:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India and Pakistan's PMs pledge to repair relations between the countries, as they watched India beat Pakistan in their World Cup cricket clash.
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Indian actor jailed in rape case

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 4:46

Award-winning Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja is sentenced to seven years in prison for raping his maid.
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Win over Pakistan 'like a final' - Harbhajan

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 21:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Harbhajan Singh believes India are well prepared for the World Cup final after their memorable win over Pakistan.
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Cup semi grips India and Pakistan

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 18:55
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mohali

More than a billion people are thought to have watched India beat Pakistan by 29 runs in the World Cup cricket semi-final in the Indian city of Mohali.
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India beat Pakistan to make final

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 17:18
related places: Gul

Sachin Tendulkar is man of the match as India beat Pakistan by 29 runs in Mohali to reach the Cricket World Cup final.
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VIDEO: Watching the 'most viewed' cricket match

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 15:00
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mohali

More than a billion people including the Indian and Pakistani prime ministers are thought to be watching the World Cup cricket semi-final between the two countries in the Indian city of Mohali.
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VIDEO: Cricket World Cup: 'Mother of all battles'

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 10:09
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mohali

The prime ministers of India and Pakistan are attending the World Cup cricket semi-final between the two countries in the Indian city of Mohali.
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S Asia rivals agree on Mumbai probe

Tuesday, March 29th 2011, 15:21
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mumbai

Indian and Pakistani officials are to visit each other's countries to investigate the 2008 Mumbai attacks, in what is being seen as a breakthrough in relations.
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India army in golf course scandal

Monday, March 28th 2011, 15:43

India's national auditor criticises the armed forces for illegally running nearly 100 golf courses and sports clubs on government land.
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India's wild tiger numbers up 20%

Monday, March 28th 2011, 11:44

The number of tigers in India's wild has gone up by 20%, according to the latest tiger census, which has surveyed the whole of India for the first time.
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South Asia rivals in terror talks

Monday, March 28th 2011, 9:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Indian and Pakistani officials are in talks about counter-terrorism amid growing excitement ahead of Wednesday's cricketing clash between the two countries.
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Indian navy seizes Somali pirates

Monday, March 28th 2011, 4:46
related countries: Somalia Somalia

India's navy seizes 16 Somali pirates after a three-hour-long battle in the Arabian Sea.
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Pakistan accepts World Cup invite

Sunday, March 27th 2011, 6:38
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani PM Yousuf Raza Gilani accepts an invitation from his Indian counterpart to attend the Cricket World Cup semi-final between the countries.
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US priests in sex abuse pay-out

Friday, March 25th 2011, 20:59
related countries: United States United States

An order of US Catholic priests agrees to pay $166.1m (£103.3m) to hundreds of Native Americans sexually abused by priests at its schools.
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India PM makes World Cup overture

Friday, March 25th 2011, 17:26
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India's prime minister invites Pakistan's leaders to join him for the cricket World Cup clash between the South Asian rivals to be hosted in India next week.
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VIDEO: How elephants help tiger spotters

Friday, March 25th 2011, 12:30

Michelle Jana Chan travels to Bandhavgarh National Park to try to get up close and personal with an Indian tiger.
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India dismisses 14 'fake pilots'

Friday, March 25th 2011, 7:11

The licences of 14 pilots are revoked by India's aviation authorities for allegedly faking their documents, the latest in a series of scandals involving Indian airline pilots.
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India end Aussie World Cup reign

Thursday, March 24th 2011, 17:20
related countries: Australia Australia

Yuvraj Singh hits an unbeaten 57 as India, roared on by their supporters in Ahmedabad, knock Australia out of the World Cup.
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Australia v India as it happened

Thursday, March 24th 2011, 8:32

India beat World Cup holders Australia by five wickets in Ahmedabad to set up a semi-final against Pakistan.
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India to probe police 'rampage'

Wednesday, March 23rd 2011, 9:58

The Indian government says it is investigating reports that police fighting Maoist rebels rampaged through three villages last week.
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Knowledge is power

Wednesday, March 23rd 2011, 2:10

Why whistle-blowing in India can cost you your life
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Australians back captain Ponting

Tuesday, March 22nd 2011, 22:36
related countries: Australia Australia

Adam Gilchrist is the latest big name to defend Australia captain Ricky Ponting ahead of their World Cup quarter-final against India in Ahmedabad on Thursday.
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Buffett makes first trip to India

Tuesday, March 22nd 2011, 20:02

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett makes his first trip to India as he seeks investment opportunities in Asia.
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India cable 'authentic' - Assange

Tuesday, March 22nd 2011, 9:58

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange says the Indian PM is wrong to have doubted the veracity of a cable which has caused an uproar in India.
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Chandhok named as Lotus reserve

Tuesday, March 22nd 2011, 8:20

Team Lotus confirm Indian driver Karun Chandhok as their reserve for the 2011 Formula 1 season.
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International appeal?

Tuesday, March 22nd 2011, 5:27

India's fashion industry is growing in prominence, but can it become a global player?
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'Draconian' Kashmir law condemned

Monday, March 21st 2011, 10:15

Up to 20,000 people in Indian-administered Kashmir have been detained without trial over the last two decades under a draconian Indian law, Amnesty International says.
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India's Nehwal wins Swiss Open

Monday, March 21st 2011, 4:31
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Switzerland Switzerland

Indian badminton player Saina Nehwal wins the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold title with a victory over the Korean Ji Hyun Sung in Switzerland.
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Djokovic overhauls Nadal in final

Sunday, March 20th 2011, 23:25

Novak Djokovic defeats world number one Rafael Nadal and records his 18th straight win of the year in the Indian Wells final.
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India win sets up Aussie showdown

Sunday, March 20th 2011, 16:25
related countries: Australia Australia, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

India set up a World Cup quarter-final against holders Australia with a 80-run victory over West Indies, who face Pakistan in the last eight.
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Live - India v West Indies

Sunday, March 20th 2011, 8:17

India defeat West Indies by 80 runs at the World Cup to set up a quarter-final against Australia.
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Djokovic wins to overtake Federer

Saturday, March 19th 2011, 22:42

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer to take the world number two ranking and set up an Indian Wells final against Rafael Nadal.
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SA victory puts England through

Saturday, March 19th 2011, 10:37
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mirpur

South Africa thrash Bangladesh by 206 runs in Mirpur to top Group B, a result that takes England and India into in the World Cup quarter-finals.
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Britons guilty of child sex abuse

Friday, March 18th 2011, 13:59
related places: Mumbai

India's Supreme Court convicts two Britons of sexually abusing boys at a children's shelter in Mumbai.
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Singh denies MPs bribed for votes

Friday, March 18th 2011, 9:34

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says no member of his Congress party or government bribed MPs to survive a crucial vote of confidence in 2008.
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Mob kills India police inspector

Friday, March 18th 2011, 5:46

A policeman is burnt alive by a mob protesting against alleged police inaction in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan.
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India deaths - doctors suspended

Friday, March 18th 2011, 4:45

Authorities in the Indian state of Rajasthan suspend three senior doctors in connection with the deaths of 18 pregnant women last month.
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Perilous road

Friday, March 18th 2011, 0:28

Freedom of information campaigners under attack in India
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India vote 'influenced by cash'

Thursday, March 17th 2011, 13:26

India's ruling Congress party paid off MPs to survive a crucial vote of confidence in 2008, a diplomatic cable released by the Wikileaks website suggests.
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India rate rise to curb inflation

Thursday, March 17th 2011, 6:43

India's central bank raises interest rates to 6.75% as it continues to fight against rising consumer prices.
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India 'scam' minister aide dead

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 12:19

An associate of former Indian Telecoms Minister A Raja - who is in prison in connection with a multi-billion dollar corruption scandal - commits suicide, police say.
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Graft 'threatens India's growth'

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 12:10

Widespread corruption in India costs billions of dollars and threatens to derail the country's growth, a survey says.
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VIDEO: India to 'grow faster than China'

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 11:17
related countries: China China

Raghav Bahl, managing director of India's largest TV news network, says that the Indian economy is most likely to become the second biggest in the world within a few years.
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India guards die in rebel attack

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 5:24
related places: At

At least five Indian border guards die in an attack by separatist rebels in India's northeastern state of Assam on Monday, officials say.
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India action over 'fake' pilots

Monday, March 14th 2011, 12:19

The licenses of all pilots in India will be checked after four people were discovered flying aircraft with what authorities say are fake documents.
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India Maoists die in gun battle

Monday, March 14th 2011, 9:31
related places: Bihar

Six Maoist rebels have been killed in a gun battle in the Indian state of Bihar, police say.
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Federer beats Andreev in opener

Monday, March 14th 2011, 9:04

World number two Roger Federer makes a winning start at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells and there were also victories for Novak Djokovic, Andy Roddick and Kim Clijsters.
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Indian navy captures 61 pirates

Monday, March 14th 2011, 8:05
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique

Dozens of pirates aboard a Mozambican ship are captured by the Indian navy after a gun battle in the Arabian Sea.
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India 'largest importer' of arms

Monday, March 14th 2011, 5:00
related countries: China China, Sweden Sweden

India overtakes China to become the world's largest importer of arms, a Sweden-based think tank says.
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Royal flush

Monday, March 14th 2011, 0:53
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Abdul

How Victoria's fondness for Indian servant set tongues wagging
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Murray suffers shock Masters loss

Sunday, March 13th 2011, 0:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Masters

Andy Murray makes an early exit in Indian Wells as US qualifier Donald Young causes a major upset with a straight-sets victory.
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Live text - Murray v Young

Saturday, March 12th 2011, 22:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Young, Murray

Britain's Andy Murray takes on American qualifier Donald Young in round two of the BNP Paribas Masters in Indian Wells.
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S Africa beat India in thriller

Saturday, March 12th 2011, 17:22
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Nagpur

Sachin Tendulkar's 99th international century proves in vain as South Africa execute a brilliant run chase to beat India in the last over at the Cricket World Cup in Nagpur.
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S Africa beat India in thriller

Saturday, March 12th 2011, 17:22
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Nagpur

South Africa execute a brilliant run chase to beat India in the last over at the Cricket World Cup in Nagpur.
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Forgotten conflict

Saturday, March 12th 2011, 12:16

Hundreds of young Indian widows' lives put on hold
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Zvonareva through at Indian Wells

Friday, March 11th 2011, 22:51

Third seed Vera Zvonareva begins her Indian Wells campaign with a straight-sets win over Timea Bacsinszky.
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Sri Lanka PM retracts camp claim

Friday, March 11th 2011, 13:34
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's prime minister retracts his suggestion that the Tamil Tiger rebels are being revived in camps in southern India.
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Jailed Nepali TV executive shot

Friday, March 11th 2011, 12:58
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Police in Nepal investigate how an Indian "hitman" shot a former TV executive being held in a Kathmandu prison.
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India action against drunk pilots

Friday, March 11th 2011, 5:12

Authorities in India say they have taken action against 57 pilots who reported for duty drunk over the past two years.
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India police kill Maoist leader

Friday, March 11th 2011, 4:16

Police in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal say they have killed a top Maoist commander in a gun battle.
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Mass arrests before India rally

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 16:14

About 50,000 people defy an unofficial curfew in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh in southern India to rally for separate statehood.
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Somali pirates free Indian crew

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 5:34
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates free 11 Indian crew members of a ship they captured nearly a year ago.
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Delhi to test 'toxic' vegetables

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 5:28
related places: Delhi

A court in the Indian capital, Delhi, orders the authorities to randomly test vegetables for banned pesticides.
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Yuvraj seals India win over Dutch

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 16:00
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: New Delhi

Yuvraj Singh hits an unbeaten 51 as India beat the Netherlands by five wickets in their World Cup Group B match in New Delhi.
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In pictures

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 9:20

Rural women use science to fight poverty in India
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India arrest over 'illicit money'

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 5:37
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Authorities in India arrest a stud farm owner accused of tax evasion and laundering billions of dollars in Swiss bank accounts.
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India phone firms to see minister

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 0:17

The heads of India's largest phone firms will meet the telecom minister as the industry tries to emerge from a scandal.
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VIDEO: Glimpse inside a Maoist forest hideout

Monday, March 7th 2011, 11:51

The BBC has been granted rare access to see what daily life is like for these rebel Maoist fighters in India..
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India plea on euthanasia rejected

Monday, March 7th 2011, 11:25

India's Supreme Court rejects a plea to end the life of a woman who has been in a vegetative state since 1973, but opens the door for future cases of euthanasia.
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Fugitive existence

Monday, March 7th 2011, 0:58

A rare glimpse of life in India's Maoist jungle camps
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Ireland make India toil for win

Sunday, March 6th 2011, 16:57
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Bangalore

Ireland made India work hard for what was expected to be a routine victory in Sunday's World Cup match in Bangalore.
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VIDEO: Fire destroys 'Slumdog' star's home

Saturday, March 5th 2011, 17:13

The India home of "Slumdog Millionaire" star Rubina Ali has been burned down in a massive fire.
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India compensation after 33 years

Friday, March 4th 2011, 10:28
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Delhi

An Indian court awards $1m in compensation to an Australian woman, 33 years after she was paralysed in a fall at a Delhi hotel swimming pool.
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India manager 'killed by workers'

Friday, March 4th 2011, 4:55

A senior manager of an Indian steel factory is burnt to death in the eastern state of Orissa, allegedly by a group of workers.
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India anti-graft chief forced out

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 14:37

The head of India's anti-corruption watchdog is forced to resign by the Supreme Court because he faces corruption charges dating from 1992.
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Bid to boost India-Asean trade

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 2:35

India and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations aim to increase trade by 40% over the next two years to $70bn.
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Indian board slates umpire system

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 15:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Indian cricket officials write to the ICC to complain about the umpire referral system being used at the World Cup following the non-dismissal of England's Ian Bell in their group match.
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Live - England v Ireland

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 8:17
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Bangalore

Kevin O'Brien blazes the fastest century in Cricket World Cup history as Ireland pull off an astonishing victory over England in Bangalore.
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Men to die for India train fire

Tuesday, March 1st 2011, 9:14
related places: Godhra

Eleven men are sentenced to death for setting fire to a passenger train in the Indian town of Godhra in 2002, killing dozens of Hindu pilgrims.
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Danish children seized by pirates

Tuesday, March 1st 2011, 4:22
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Pirates have hijacked a sailing boat in the Indian Ocean seizing seven Danish people, including three children.
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Bell wary of threat from Ireland

Monday, February 28th 2011, 14:45
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ian Bell tells the BBC that England will "turn up like we're playing India" when they face Ireland in Wednesday's World Cup Group B tie.
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South Asia Libya rescue under way

Monday, February 28th 2011, 12:15
related countries: Libya Libya

South Asian governments begin evacuating nationals stranded in Libya, as the unrest across the country intensifies.
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'Mixed feelings' over epic match

Monday, February 28th 2011, 12:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bangalore

Captain Andrew Strauss says England have mixed emotions after their World Cup Group B match with India ends in a thrilling tie in Bangalore.
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India economy to sustain growth

Monday, February 28th 2011, 9:10

India's government unveils a budget projecting economic growth of 9% in 2012 and pledging an increase in social spending.
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India prepares for 2011 budget

Monday, February 28th 2011, 0:11

The Indian government is preparing to unveil its budget for 2011, but will Manmohan Singh's programme fall foul of inflation?
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India v England as it happened

Sunday, February 27th 2011, 17:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bangalore

A brilliant 158 from Andrew Strauss sees England tie an extraordinary World Cup group match against India in Bangalore.
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England & India in thrilling tie

Sunday, February 27th 2011, 17:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bangalore

England tie an extraordinary World Cup group match against India in Bangalore thanks to Andrew Strauss' brilliant 158.
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