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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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Air India pilot blamed for crash

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 14:41

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

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

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

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

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

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 13:22

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

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

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

Monday, November 15th 2010, 16:27

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

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

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

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

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

Monday, November 15th 2010, 11:37

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

Monday, November 15th 2010, 7:50

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

Sunday, November 14th 2010, 14:17

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

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

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

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

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

Friday, November 12th 2010, 17:01

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

Friday, November 12th 2010, 15:41

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

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

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

Friday, November 12th 2010, 7:09

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

Friday, November 12th 2010, 6:43

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

Thursday, November 11th 2010, 11:27

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

Thursday, November 11th 2010, 5:34

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

Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 12:39

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

Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 11:10

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

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 9:43

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

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

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

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

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

Monday, November 8th 2010, 21:01

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

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

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

Monday, November 8th 2010, 15:20

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 17:56

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

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 16:22

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Monday, November 1st 2010, 22:07

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

Monday, November 1st 2010, 20:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Friday, October 29th 2010, 12:43

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

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

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

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

Wednesday, October 27th 2010, 10:34

The Indian Premier League could be a seven-team competition after the new Kochi franchise is told to resolve ownership disputes or be thrown out.
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Unknown cast as Life of Pi lead

Wednesday, October 27th 2010, 9:10
related places: Pi

Oscar-winning director Ang Lee casts an unknown actor from India to star in his latest movie, an adaption of the novel Life of Pi.
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Plea over arrested Indian rebel

Wednesday, October 27th 2010, 7:22

The family of a separatist leader from India's Manipur state, who was arrested earlier this month, urges the government to disclose his whereabouts.
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Indian woman hopes to conquer Sumo

Tuesday, October 26th 2010, 23:04
related places: Mumbai

A woman from Mumbai is looking to raise the profile of Sumo wrestling in India.
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Satyam boss Raju's bail cancelled

Tuesday, October 26th 2010, 13:36
related places: Raju

India's Supreme Court cancels the bail of Ramalinga Raju, the founder of software services giant Satyam Computers, accused of staging India's biggest corporate fraud.
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Malaysia party in India PM appeal

Tuesday, October 26th 2010, 7:14
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

A Malaysian party urges India's PM to highlight alleged discrimination against Indian minorities during his official visit the country.
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Blackburn close to takeover deal

Tuesday, October 26th 2010, 6:30

Blackburn hope a takeover by the Venky's group, which would make Rovers the first Indian-owned Premier League club, will be completed in November.
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Indian amber yields ancient bug haul

Monday, October 25th 2010, 19:49

More than 700 new species of ancient insects, preserved in 50-million-year-old amber, were found in India.
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Laxman back as India recall trio

Monday, October 25th 2010, 12:28
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

India recall VVS Laxman, Gautam Gambhir and Ishant Sharma for November's Test series against New Zealand.
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Indian student abuse 'widespread'

Monday, October 25th 2010, 11:31

Corporal punishment is still widespread in India's schools, despite the fact it is illegal, according to report.
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Aussies lose series after washout

Sunday, October 24th 2010, 8:49
related countries: Australia Australia

The final one-day international in Margao is washed out giving India a 1-0 series victory against Australia.
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Brand and Perry in India wedding

Saturday, October 23rd 2010, 19:44

Comedian Russell Brand marries singer Katy Perry in a "private and spiritual" Christian ceremony in northern India.
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Vodafone in $2.5bn India tax bill

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 14:00

The Indian tax authorities give Vodafone 30 days to pay a $2.5bn tax bill, despite an ongoing court case.
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Sikhs urge Obama to visit temple

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 16:11
related countries: United States United States

Sikh groups urge US President Barack Obama to tour the Golden Temple during his India trip, amid reports he is now unlikely to visit.
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New setback for Vedanta in India

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 13:36

India's environment ministry orders Vedanta to stop expanding an aluminium plant in Orissa, in another blow for the mining group.
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New India aid for pregnant women

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 11:24

The Indian government launches a major welfare scheme for pregnant women and breast-feeding mothers.
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Malaria in India 'underestimated'

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 6:15

The number of people dying from malaria in India has been hugely underestimated, according to new research.
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Polls open in India's Bihar state

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 5:44
related places: Bihar

Polls open amid tight security in the northern Indian state of Bihar
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Malaria in India 'underestimated'

Wednesday, October 20th 2010, 23:28

The number of people dying from malaria in India has been extremely underestimated, according to new research.
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India to regulate surrogacy industry

Wednesday, October 20th 2010, 21:33

Surrogacy is a rapidly growing industry in India, but concerns about irregularities have induced the government to bring in regulations.
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Primate menace

Wednesday, October 20th 2010, 18:21

Rampaging monkeys an election issue in Indian state poll
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Mumbai post office tunnel mystery

Wednesday, October 20th 2010, 15:37
related places: Mumbai

An ancient tunnel-like structure is discovered in the garden of the General Post Office in the Indian city of Mumbai.
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Delhi Games contractors tax raids

Tuesday, October 19th 2010, 16:06

More than 200 tax investigators in India search the offices of contractors involved in the run-up to the Commonwealth Games, as political warfare erupts over the corruption claims surrounding the event.
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Ponting captaincy backed by Warne

Tuesday, October 19th 2010, 13:16
related countries: Australia Australia

Shane Warne backs Australia captain Ricky Ponting ahead of the Ashes, despite criticising his tactics during last week's loss to India.
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Author in Mumbai censorship row

Tuesday, October 19th 2010, 10:08
related places: Mumbai

Celebrated Indian-born author Rohinton Mistry labels the withdrawal of his book by Mumbai University "a sorry spectacle of book-burning".
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Kashmiri separatist leader held

Tuesday, October 19th 2010, 8:33

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir arrest a prominent separatist leader who they say has been responsible for the recent protests against Indian rule in the valley.
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Blow for India's $12bn steel deal

Tuesday, October 19th 2010, 4:22
related countries: North Korea North Korea

An Indian government panel recommends that environmental clearances for a steel plant to be built by South Korean company Posco be scrapped.
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Bangladesh police arson arrests

Monday, October 18th 2010, 17:38
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Police in Bangladesh arrest 11 people over an arson attack on a village in an Indian enclave.
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Mumbai attacker launches appeal

Monday, October 18th 2010, 12:21
related places: Mumbai

The sole surviving gunman of the 2008 Mumbai attacks is launching an appeal against his death sentence.
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India prices record share offer

Monday, October 18th 2010, 9:01

The Indian government announces plans to raise up to 155bn rupees ($3.5bn) through the country's largest initial public offering.
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Commonwealth Games probe launched

Monday, October 18th 2010, 6:18

A group of Indian ministers meets later to begin investigating corruption claims at the Commonwealth Games.
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Fears for 'bit of Britain' in India

Sunday, October 17th 2010, 18:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Shimla

There is concern in India that a historic stretch of Shimla, a former British hill station, could be unstable owing to unplanned building work.
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India & Australia are washed out

Sunday, October 17th 2010, 5:54
related countries: Australia Australia

Rain washes out the first one-day international between India and Australia in Kochi.
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India to probe Commonwealth Games

Saturday, October 16th 2010, 4:42

The Indian government orders an investigation into allegations of corruption and mismanagement at the Delhi Commonwealth Games.
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Infosys profits in summer rebound

Friday, October 15th 2010, 10:21

Indian IT outsourcing firm Infosys reports strong profits and raises its revenue forecast, despite fears over the rising rupee.
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Sport memorabilia sale in Mumbai

Friday, October 15th 2010, 7:08
related places: Mumbai

A major auction of sports memorabilia is to be held in the Indian city of Mumbai later this month.
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