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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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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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The next Facebooks

Thursday, October 14th 2010, 22:52
related countries: China China

How local champions from China and India are beating the giants
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India beat England to second spot

Thursday, October 14th 2010, 12:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Saina Nehwal's badminton victory hands India second place in the medals table at England's expense as the Commonwealth Games end, with Scotland 10th, Northern Ireland 13th and Wales 15th.
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Aussies thrash India to take gold

Thursday, October 14th 2010, 8:44
related countries: Australia Australia

Jason Wilson and Luke Doerner both score twice as Australia thrash hosts India 8-0 in the final of the men's hockey.
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Tendulkar rested for one-dayers

Thursday, October 14th 2010, 7:25
related countries: Australia Australia

India omit Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and five other players from their squad for the three-match one-day series against Australia.
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Indian athlete fails drugs test

Wednesday, October 13th 2010, 10:05
related places: Delhi

Rani Yadav is named as the Indian athlete to have tested positive for the banned anabolic agent 19-norandrosterone in Delhi.
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India beat Aussies to win series

Wednesday, October 13th 2010, 9:27
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Bangalore

Debutant Cheteshwar Pujara strikes a confident 72 as India ease to a seven-wicket win over Australia in Bangalore to complete a 2-0 series victory.
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India factory output growth slows

Tuesday, October 12th 2010, 8:49

Indian factory output grew at its slowest rate for 15 months in August as output in the volatile capital goods sector shrank.
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Kashmir separatist calls protest

Tuesday, October 12th 2010, 6:47

A day-long curfew is imposed by the authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir to foil a protest march called by a hardline separatist group.
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Poonia wins discus gold for India

Tuesday, October 12th 2010, 5:16

Discus thrower Krishna Poonia becomes the first Indian woman to win a Commonweath Games athletics gold as she leads a home clean sweep of the medals.
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Live - Commonwealth Games day nine

Tuesday, October 12th 2010, 2:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Delhi

English divers Tom Daley and Max Brick win gold, Scottish shooters claim two titles while Nigerian hurdler Samuel Okon fails a drugs test.
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US boy accused of mother's murder

Monday, October 11th 2010, 15:37
related countries: United States United States

Nearly 40 witnesses will testify in India against a US professor's son who is accused of slashing his mother's throat, prosecutors say.
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Tendulkar racks up 49th Test ton

Monday, October 11th 2010, 11:42
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Bangalore

Sachin Tendulkar scores his 49th Test century as India pile on the runs to fight back on day three of the second Test against Australia in Bangalore.
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Bollywood stars on the Mumbai catwalk

Monday, October 11th 2010, 10:57
related places: Mumbai

Bollywood stars swapped the big screen for the catwalk as part of India Couture Week in Mumbai.
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NZ apology for 'fat Indian' slur

Monday, October 11th 2010, 8:42
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A second New Zealand broadcaster is accused of racism - this time for calling the governor general "a fat Indian".
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Karnataka BJP survives trust vote

Monday, October 11th 2010, 6:44

The Hindu nationalist BJP government in India's Karnataka state wins a key vote of confidence in controversial circumstances, amid chaotic scenes.
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Many dead as India boat capsizes

Monday, October 11th 2010, 4:12
related places: Bihar

Rescuers retrieve 36 bodies from the Ganges river after an overloaded boat capsized in India's Bihar state.
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Rajinikanth's robot rules

Sunday, October 10th 2010, 22:52

India's most expensive film is latest hit for unlikely megastar
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India thrash Pakistan in hockey

Sunday, October 10th 2010, 15:05
related countries: Australia Australia, Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

India beat arch rivals Pakistan 7-4 in the men's hockey to set up a semi-final against England, while a crucial error sees Australia miss out on shooting bronze.
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TV host in India race row quits

Sunday, October 10th 2010, 13:49
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand television host Paul Henry resigns after provoking public outrage over his on-air comments about Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.
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Tendulkar reaches Test milestone

Sunday, October 10th 2010, 13:14
related countries: Australia Australia

India's Sachin Tendulkar becomes the first batsman to pass 14,000 Test runs although Australia are on top after day two of the second Test.
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Two teams are expelled from IPL

Sunday, October 10th 2010, 10:22

Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab are thrown out of the 2011 Indian Premier League for a breach of ownership rules.
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News under fire

Saturday, October 9th 2010, 10:59

When journalists become targets in Indian Kashmir
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Students in rude Facebook posts

Friday, October 8th 2010, 11:10

A leading school in India suspends 16 students for posting rude remarks about a woman teacher on the popular social networking site, Facebook.
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