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VIDEO: Totem pole carver revives dying art

Friday, January 13th 2012, 1:55
related countries: United States United States

David Boxley has carved a totem pole made from the trunk of a 500-year-old red cedar tree for an exhibition at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington DC.
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India on course to be polio free

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 15:57

India has been free of new cases of polio for a year, putting it on track to end its status as a country where the virus is endemic, officials say.
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India criticises Top Gear special

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 15:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A Top Gear special in India was "offensive" and full of "toilet humour", the High Commission of India (HCI) in London complains.
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Air Asia X ends European flights

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 10:43
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia's budget airline Air Asia is to end its long-haul flights to Europe and India due to high fuel prices and weak demand.
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India industrial output rebounds

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 7:58

India's industrial production rebounded in November, government figures show, easing concerns that monetary tightening was hurting growth.
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Five arrested over Dalit assault

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 7:01

Police in India's Maharashtra state arrest five upper-caste members for beating, stripping and parading naked a low-caste Dalit woman.
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India minority job quota on hold

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 4:23

India's election authorities suspend a move to allocate a proportion of government jobs to minority groups until after key local elections.
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Indian tribe video sparks anger

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 15:00

The authorities on India's Andamans archipelago are under pressure to explain a video showing naked tribal women dancing for food.
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Mayawati statues deadline looms

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 7:29

Work resumes in India's Uttar Pradesh state to cover all statues of Chief Minister Mayawati and her party symbol - an elephant - before a Wednesday evening deadline.
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Jharkhand train crash kills five

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 4:42
related places: At

At least five people are killed after a passenger train collides with a goods train in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, police say.
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India opens part of retail sector

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 3:23

India's cabinet will allow single-brand foreign retailers to open stores in the country, clearing the way for companies such as Starbucks and Ikea.
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Indian milk widely 'contaminated'

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 13:08

More than two-thirds of Indian milk is adulterated with items ranging from salt to detergent and may be unsafe to drink, a government watchdog says.
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Indian child malnutrition 'shame'

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 11:37

The scale of child malnutrition in India is a "national shame", says PM Manmohan Singh, on the release of a major report on issue.
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Arrests over India field surgery

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 9:31

Indian police arrest three men posing as doctors, who performed botched sterilisation surgery on 53 women in two hours in a field without anaesthetic.
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Race on to cover Mayawati statues

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 4:54

Officials in India's Uttar Pradesh state struggle to cover statues of Chief Minister Mayawati and her party symbol, an elephant, as a deadline looms.
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India leopard in deadly attack

Monday, January 9th 2012, 18:29
related places: Guwahati

One man dies and another four are injured in an attack by a leopard in the Indian city of Guwahati.
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Mayawati statues ordered covered

Monday, January 9th 2012, 6:53

Statues of India's Uttar Pradesh state Chief Minister Mayawati are ordered to be covered up to avoid influencing voters in assembly elections.
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Activist Hazare leaves hospital

Monday, January 9th 2012, 4:15

Leading Indian anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare is discharged from hospital a week after he is admitted for a chest infection..
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Parents visit son's shooting site

Friday, January 6th 2012, 14:58

The parents of Indian student Anuj Bidve speak of "this dreadful tragedy" on a visit to the scene of his Boxing Day killing in Salford.
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Australia crush India in Sydney

Friday, January 6th 2012, 9:35

Australia crush India by an innings and 68 runs with a day to spare at the Sydney Cricket Ground to take a 2-0 series lead.
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Clarke hits landmark triple ton

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 7:10
related countries: Australia Australia

Captain Michael Clarke scores the first triple century at the Sydney Cricket Ground as Australia continue to dominate the second Test against India.
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Virat Kohli fined for finger sign

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 4:55
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Indian batsman Virat Kohli is fined 50% of his match fee for making an obscene gesture to fans at Sydney on the second day of the second Test with Australia.
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China denies India envoy harmed

Wednesday, January 4th 2012, 12:41
related countries: China China
related places: Delhi

China denies an India envoy was mistreated during an angry court hearing, in an incident that has prompted complaints from Delhi.
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Bidve family leaves for Britain

Wednesday, January 4th 2012, 9:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Pune

The family of murdered Indian student, Anuj Bidve, leaves the city of Pune for Britain to bring back his body.
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Clarke double century stuns India

Wednesday, January 4th 2012, 7:17
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Captain Michael Clarke bats through day two to score an unbeaten 251 as Australia take complete control of the second Test against India in Sydney.
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'Spam capital' India arrests six

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 14:10
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Indian authorities arrest six suspected email scammers just days after the country was named spam capital of the world.
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India 'John Terry' tobacco gaffe

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 13:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

John Terry's agency takes legal advice after an image resembling the England football captain appears on cigarette packs in an Indian anti-smoking campaign.
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Bajaj unveils rival to Tata Nano

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 10:41

Indian manufacturer Bajaj Auto unveils a low-cost car expected to go up against the world's cheapest - the Tata Nano.
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Indian internet seeks the masses

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 8:56

Facing the challenge of getting 1.2 billion people online
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Row probed in India 'sacrifice'

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 7:52

Police in India's Chhattisgarh state investigate a row between families, after a seven-year-old girl was reportedly sacrificed for a bumper harvest.
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Aussies take charge against India

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 7:46
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting leave Australia in a strong position on day one of the second Test against India in Sydney, after Sachin Tendulkar misses out on his 100th international century again.
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'Psycho' murder accused remanded

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 22:23

A man describing himself as "Psycho Stapleton" appears in court charged with murdering student Anuj Bidve who was shot dead on Boxing Day.
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India 'may reverse' rate policy

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 8:00

India's central bank, which has raised interest rates 13 times in two years, tells the BBC it may ease monetary policy amid fears of a global slowdown.
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Aussies out to deny Tendulkar ton

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 6:54
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Mike Hussey says Australia are determined not to let Sachin Tendulkar score a historic 100th international century for India in the second Test in Sydney.
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Activist Anna Hazare recovering

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 6:43
related places: Pune

India's anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare recovers from bronchitis in hospital in Pune, with doctors advising him not to fast for a month.
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India eases foreign stock rules

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 4:53

India's government will open up its stock market to individual foreign investors in an attempt to boost demand and liquidity.
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Man charged with Salford murder

Sunday, January 1st 2012, 21:43

A 20-year-old man is charged with the murder of the Indian student Anuj Bidve, who was shot in the head in Salford on Boxing Day.
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Bidve murder police fly to India

Sunday, January 1st 2012, 0:34

Two police officers are to fly out to India to meet the family of 23-year-old murder victim Anuj Bidve who was shot in the head in Salford on Boxing Day.
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India graft bill delay condemned

Friday, December 30th 2011, 6:11

India's opposition parties bitterly criticise the government for its failure to put a controversial anti-corruption bill to a vote in the upper house of parliament.
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India corruption bill adjourned

Thursday, December 29th 2011, 19:18

India's upper house of parliament is adjourned amid chaos without a vote on the country's controversial anti-corruption Lokpal bill.
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Shooting treated as 'hate crime'

Thursday, December 29th 2011, 16:13

The fatal shooting of an Indian student in Greater Manchester on Boxing Day is being treated as a "hate crime", say police.
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Australia power to win over India

Thursday, December 29th 2011, 7:18

Australia dismiss India for 169 in their second innings to secure an impressive 122-run victory in Melbourne in the the first of four Tests.
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India and Japan in currency deal

Thursday, December 29th 2011, 3:23
related countries: Japan Japan

India and Japan have sign a $15bn (£9.7bn) currency swap agreement as the two nations seek to boost financial co-operation.
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VIDEO: Creatures found at deep-sea vent

Wednesday, December 28th 2011, 21:39
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A team of British scientists has captured images of very rare species, in some of the most inaccessible parts of the Indian Ocean.
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Russia court approves Hindu book

Wednesday, December 28th 2011, 12:13
related countries: Russia Russia

An edition of the Hindu holy book the Bhagvad Gita escapes a threatened ban in Russia, in a case that drew protests in India.
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Hussey's 79 gives Australia hope

Wednesday, December 28th 2011, 8:33
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Fifteen wickets fall for 274 runs on day three of the first Test between Australia and India in Melbourne, leaving the game evenly poised.
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Somali pirates seize cargo ship

Wednesday, December 28th 2011, 6:33
related countries: Italy Italy, Oman Oman, Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates hijack an Italian cargo ship with 18 crew off the coast of Oman, according to Indian shipping officials.
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Indian MPs pass corruption bill

Tuesday, December 27th 2011, 18:33

India's lower house of parliament passes a new anti-corruption bill amid a fresh protest fast by campaigner Anna Hazare, who wants a stronger law.
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Tendulkar short of landmark ton

Tuesday, December 27th 2011, 8:08
related countries: Australia Australia

India's Sachin Tendulkar is still seeking a historic 100th international century after being dismissed for 73 on the second day of the first Test against Australia.
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Japan and India eye currency pact

Tuesday, December 27th 2011, 6:47
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan and India are set to unveil a new currency swap agreement aimed at easing potential short-term liquidity problems.
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Indian anthem Jana Gana Mana turns 100

Tuesday, December 27th 2011, 3:06

India's Jana Gana Mana anthem turns 100
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Student killed by Salford gunman

Monday, December 26th 2011, 21:14

A 23-year-old university student from India, named as Anuj Bidve, dies after being shot in an "unprovoked" street attack in Greater Manchester.
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Australia hit back against India

Monday, December 26th 2011, 10:35
related countries: Australia Australia

Brad Haddin and Peter Siddle help Australia recover on an even opening day of the Boxing Day Test against India in Melbourne.
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Ono to make India women artwork

Monday, December 26th 2011, 10:08

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono is creating a special installation for India on the challenges facing women today, it has been announced.
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Many feared dead in India sinking

Monday, December 26th 2011, 3:49

Twenty-two members of a single family are feared drowned after a boat capsized in a lake in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, police say.
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VIDEO: Tendulkar aims for new record

Monday, December 26th 2011, 2:05

The Indian batsman, Sachin Tendulkar, is hoping to become the first player in international cricket to score 100 centuries in test and one-day internationals.
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India's last cricket frontier

Monday, December 26th 2011, 0:24
related countries: Australia Australia

Can Indian cricket remove its Australia tour curse?
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Cowan & Hilfenhaus in for Aussies

Sunday, December 25th 2011, 8:08

Australia will hand a debut to opener Ed Cowan in Monday's first Test against India in Melbourne, while India delay naming their line-up.
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VIDEO: Cooking Christmas meal in India

Friday, December 23rd 2011, 16:11

An Indian family showed us how they would be enjoying their Christmas dinner.
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Indian athletes banned for doping

Friday, December 23rd 2011, 14:25

India's main anti-doping agency bans a male long jumper for two years and six women athletes for a year each after they failed doping tests.
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India graft bill 'in parliament'

Thursday, December 22nd 2011, 4:15

India's government is due to table a new anti-corruption bill in parliament, media reports say.
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Jail over Indian student killing

Thursday, December 22nd 2011, 1:58
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian teenager who stabbed an Indian student to death in an attack that sparked a diplomatic row with India is jailed for 13 years.
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'Hundreds die' in Indian custody

Wednesday, December 21st 2011, 11:34

More than 1,500 people have died in official custody in India in the past year, according to the country's Human Rights Commission.
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Gandhi backs anti-corruption bill

Wednesday, December 21st 2011, 11:19

India's ruling Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi says she will fight to ensure that a new anti-corruption bill is passed in parliament.
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Ponting keeps spot as duo dropped

Wednesday, December 21st 2011, 8:35
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Australia drop batsmen Phillip Hughes and Usman Khawaja for the Boxing Day Test against India at Melbourne, but Ricky Ponting keeps his place with uncapped opener Ed Cowan set for his debut.
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India cabinet backs graft bill

Wednesday, December 21st 2011, 4:40

India's government approve a new anti-corruption bill which will be tabled in parliament this week, media reports say
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From slum dweller to 'Foodking'

Wednesday, December 21st 2011, 0:00

The Indian entrepreneur who dreams of ending hunger
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Russia criticism of Gita 'absurd'

Tuesday, December 20th 2011, 8:11
related countries: Russia Russia

Indian Foreign Minister SM Krishna says a complaint in Russia that the Hindu holy book Bhagvad Gita is an extremist religious text is 'absurd'.
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India cold wave death toll rises

Tuesday, December 20th 2011, 6:00

The death toll in a cold wave sweeping through northern India has risen to 39, media reports say.
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India's heated death penalty debate

Tuesday, December 20th 2011, 1:07

The heated debate over India's death penalty
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India ire at Russia book-ban case

Monday, December 19th 2011, 15:09
related countries: Russia Russia

Indian MPs express anger at a court case in Russia that could see Hindu holy book the Bhagvad Gita banned.
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Crucial week for corruption bill

Monday, December 19th 2011, 14:17

A key week begins for India's controversial anti-corruption bill, with the cabinet expected to approve it on Tuesday, reports say.
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Many die in north India cold wave

Monday, December 19th 2011, 7:41
related places: At

At least 26 people die in a cold wave sweeping through northern India, the country's state broadcaster Doordarshan News says.
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Battle for India alcohol victims

Friday, December 16th 2011, 15:27

Doctors in India's West Bengal state battle to save dozens of people still critically ill after drinking toxic alcohol that has now killed 169.
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Indian is world's shortest woman

Friday, December 16th 2011, 10:41

Jyoti Amge, an Indian student measuring just 62.8cm, a little over two feet, is confirmed as the world's shortest woman by Guinness World Records.
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India interest rates kept on hold

Friday, December 16th 2011, 8:33

The Reserve Bank of India keeps interest rates on hold at 8.5% as growth fears come to the fore despite high inflation.
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Fitch upgrades Indonesia's debt

Friday, December 16th 2011, 3:48
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia recovers its investment grade status from Fitch Ratings after 14 years, putting the country on the same level as India.
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Toxic alcohol kills 143 in India

Thursday, December 15th 2011, 15:09

Some 143 people die and dozens are in hospital after drinking illegally brewed alcohol in India's state of West Bengal.
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Lives destroyed by a poisoned drink

Thursday, December 15th 2011, 13:07

Anger and grief as India's toxic alcohol toll rises
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VIDEO: Not enough beds for alcohol victims

Thursday, December 15th 2011, 11:33

At least 146 people are dead, and many more seriously ill after drinking contaminated alcohol in India.
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In pictures: India toxic alcohol deaths

Thursday, December 15th 2011, 9:50

Toxic alcohol poisoning in India's West Bengal
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India corruption bill 'must pass'

Thursday, December 15th 2011, 9:44

Indian activist Anna Hazare demands that the parliament session be extended to pass a new anti-corruption bill.
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India in anti-corruption meeting

Wednesday, December 14th 2011, 14:55

India's government holds a key all-party meeting on a new anti-corruption bill, which it plans to present to parliament this month.
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VIDEO: Sexual harassment in India scrutinised

Wednesday, December 14th 2011, 4:10

The issue of sexual harassment in India is back under the spotlight following the murder in Mumbai of two young men who went to the defence of female friends being harassed by a group of men.
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India issues winter shelter order

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 8:05

India's Supreme Court orders states to provide adequate night shelters for the homeless during the coming winter to ensure "not a single person dies" from the cold.
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Indian rupee falls to fresh low

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 7:15
related countries: United States United States

India's rupee hits an all-time low against the US dollar, after industrial production tumbles in the month of October.
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India and China, the new Great Game

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 1:51
related countries: China China

Tensions rise as China and India vie for regional influence
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Golden opportunity for old mines

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 0:11

Indian miners are turning to innovative ways to extract gold
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Calcutta remembers fire victims

Monday, December 12th 2011, 12:05
related places: Calcutta

The Indian city of Calcutta pays respects to the 90 people who lost their lives in last Friday's hospital fire.
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Delhi in low-key 100 anniversary

Monday, December 12th 2011, 8:24
related places: Delhi

The city of Delhi marks 100 years as India's capital, but the celebrations are low-key.
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India factory output falls 5.1%

Monday, December 12th 2011, 7:53

Factory output in India fell much more than expected in October in another sign of the slowing economy, official figures show.
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Audio slideshow: Delhi at 100

Monday, December 12th 2011, 1:29
related places: Delhi

A citizen's view of Delhi as it marks 100 years as India's capital
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India activist holds one-day fast

Sunday, December 11th 2011, 12:23
related places: Delhi

Prominent Indian anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare stages a one-day symbolic fast in Delhi over a newly drafted anti-corruption bill.
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Indian maharajah's daring act of anti-colonial dissent

Saturday, December 10th 2011, 2:04

The Indian maharajah who spurned King George V
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Dozens die in India hospital fire

Friday, December 9th 2011, 14:09
related places: At, Calcutta

At least 89 people are killed as a fire breaks out in a multi-storey hospital in the eastern Indian city of Calcutta, trapping patients in rooms.
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Sehwag hits record one-day score

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 17:03
related places: Indore

India opener Virender Sehwag breaks the record one-day international score after hitting a double century against West Indies in Indore.
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