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VIDEO: Fasting deal for India activist

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 3:25

Jailed Indian anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare has delayed his fast for a day as the site where he will hold his public protest is not ready.
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India corruption protests swell

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 18:40

Tens of thousands of Indians pour onto streets across the country in support of jailed anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, as pressure mounts on India's government.
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Russia shows off stealth fighter

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 16:21
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Russia shows off its first stealth fighter jet, developed jointly with India as a cheaper competitor to the US F-22 Raptor.
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VIDEO: Thousands join India jail protest

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 13:26
related places: Delhi

Thousands of protesters have gathered outside the Delhi jail where Indian anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare is on hunger strike.
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Indian PM blasts hunger striker

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 12:01
related places: Delhi

The Indian PM criticises detained anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare, whose hunger strike has gained widespread popular support.
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VIDEO: Vigil for India's anti-graft crusader

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 6:58
related places: Delhi

India's anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare has spent a night in Tihar jail in the capital, Delhi, despite the government's decision to free him.
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India information activist killed

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 4:59
related places: Bhopal

A right to information activist is shot dead by an unidentified gunman in the northern Indian city of Bhopal, police say.
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VIDEO: Border trade

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 0:14
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Market set up in no-man's-land between India and Bangladesh
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India holds hundreds of activists

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 20:58

India denies stifling protest after police arrest some 1,300 people supporting a planned fast by anti-corruption campaigner Anna Hazare.
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VIDEO: Indian anti-corruption protester arrested

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 19:31

Thousands have taken to the streets of India in protest, after one of the country's leading anti-corruption activists was arrested ahead of a planned hunger strike.
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VIDEO: India activist arrest sparks backlash

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 13:00

India has denied it is stifling democratic protest after police arrested 1,300 people to halt a hunger strike by an anti-corruption activist.
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Pair row to Indian Ocean record

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 12:32
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

After being stranded on a reef when their boat capsized, two men from London become the first pair to row unsupported across the Indian Ocean.
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India arrests anti-corruption activist

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 9:05

Indian police detain activist Anna Hazare hours before a fast against a new anti-corruption law, drawing supporters out on the streets in protest.
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Bolivia Indians in road protest

Monday, August 15th 2011, 17:33
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Hundreds of Amazonian Indians in Bolivia begin a long march against the construction of a road through their rainforest homeland.
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Bollywood star Kapoor cremated

Monday, August 15th 2011, 13:05

The funeral of veteran Indian film star Shammi Kapoor is held in the city of Mumbai (Bombay) attended by Bollywood stars, friends and family.
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Corruption campaigner

Monday, August 15th 2011, 8:17

What motivates veteran Indian activist Anna Hazare?
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India appeal over anti-graft fast

Monday, August 15th 2011, 7:08

Indian PM Manmohan Singh says hunger strikes by campaigners will not help in fighting corruption.
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Ex-captains expect England dominance

Sunday, August 14th 2011, 5:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

Former captains Michael Vaughan and Alec Stewart believe England will dominate Test cricket for years to come after moving to the top of the world rankings.
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Huge win secures England top spot

Saturday, August 13th 2011, 14:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

England beat India by an innings and 242 runs at Edgbaston to take a 3-0 lead in the series and become the world's number one Test side.
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Live - England v India

Saturday, August 13th 2011, 9:23

England beat India by an innings and 242 runs to go 3-0 up in the four-match series and secure top spot in the world's Test rankings for the first time.
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Record-breaker Cook defends style

Friday, August 12th 2011, 20:12

Alastair Cook rejects criticism of his batting style after scoring 294 on day three of the third Test against India.
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Cook hits 294 as England dominate

Friday, August 12th 2011, 18:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

Alastair Cook falls six runs short of 300 as England make their third-highest score in Tests on the third day against India at Edgbaston.
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England v India third Test, day three as it happened

Friday, August 12th 2011, 9:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

Alastair Cook falls for 294 as England declare on 710-7, a lead of 486, before dismissing Virender Sehwag for a king pair on day three at Edgbaston.
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Breaking sports news as it happens

Friday, August 12th 2011, 6:59

Alastair Cook shines as England dominate against India, football latest ahead of Saturday's Premier League start, plus more.
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India states ban caste-quota film

Friday, August 12th 2011, 6:11

Three Indian states ban Aarakshan, a new Bollywood film on the controversial issue of education quotas for low-caste people.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 18:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Chelsea, Edgbaston

Tottenham call off their match with Everton, Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri near Arsenal exit, Alastair Cook hits a century as England dominate India, plus more.
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England v India third Test day two as it happened

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 18:26

Alastair Cook is unbeaten on 182 as England reach 456-3 for a lead of 232 against India at stumps on day two of the third Test at Edgbaston.
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Cook century adds to India misery

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 18:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

Alastair Cook hits an unbeaten 182 to help England build a commanding 232-run lead over a lacklustre India on day two of the third Test at Edgbaston.
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Gandhi killers' clemency rejected

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 11:12

Indian President Pratibha Patil rejects mercy pleas from three men convicted for the 1991 assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
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Pakistan pilot 'apology' accepted

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 5:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The daughter of a dead Indian pilot thanks a Pakistani fighter pilot for apologising after shooting down her father's craft four decades ago.
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England v India third Test day one as it happened

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 17:51

England reach 84-0 at stumps after dismissing India for 224 on day one of the third Test at Edgbaston.
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England dominate struggling India

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 17:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

Stuart Broad and Tim Bresnan share eight wickets as England bowl out India for 224 before captain Andrew Strauss hits an unbeaten fifty on day one of the third Test at Edgbaston.
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Pakistan pilot's 1965 'remorse'

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 17:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A Pakistani fighter pilot who shot down an Indian civilian aircraft more than 40 years ago writes to the family of the dead Indian pilot to express remorse.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 11:55

Cesc Fabregas set to leave Arsenal for Barcelona, England dominate day one of the third Test against India at Edgbaston, plus more.
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India fort attack sentence upheld

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 8:30
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Delhi

India's Supreme Court upholds the death sentence of Ashfaq Arif, a Pakistani man convicted of attacking Delhi's Red Fort in 2000.
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Test can boost country - Strauss

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 6:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Birmingham, Edgbaston

England captain Andrew Strauss believes the third Test against India can provide a feelgood factor after continued rioting.
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Mick Jagger starts singing in Sanskrit

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 6:47

Rolling Stones front man Mick Jagger sings in Sanskrit on a new album by a supergroup which also stars Oscar-winning Indian musician AR Rahman.
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Three die in India land protest

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 4:07

Three people die after police fire on a group of protesting farmers on a highway in western India.
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VIDEO: The teenage priests of India

Tuesday, August 9th 2011, 15:58

Next month, hundreds of millions of people across India will celebrate the festival of the Hindu God, Ganesha.
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Many dead as Comoros boat sinks

Tuesday, August 9th 2011, 13:50
related countries: Comoros Comoros, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean
related places: At

At least 30 people die after a boat capsizes in the Indian Ocean archipelago of Comoros, officials say.
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Volatility buffets Indian markets

Tuesday, August 9th 2011, 9:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: Wall Street

Indian stocks remains volatile over fears of recession in the US and Wall Street losses.
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Indian anger at Dow Olympics move

Monday, August 8th 2011, 17:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bhopal

Bhopal disaster activists express anger at the decision to select the Dow Chemical Company as a London 2012 Olympic Games sponsor.
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Oil spill near India Mumbai coast

Monday, August 8th 2011, 10:39

Indian coast guard ships and pollution control authorities are working to clean up an oil slick off India's western coast.
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India 'ritual' on treasure probe

Monday, August 8th 2011, 6:31

Hindu priests begin a ritual to "find out the divine opinion" about inspection of priceless treasures unearthed from a temple in India.
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'Militants' die in Kashmir clash

Monday, August 8th 2011, 5:25
related places: Lashkar

Security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir kill two suspected members of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant group, the police say.
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India's Zaheer out of Test series

Sunday, August 7th 2011, 9:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India's pace bowler Zaheer Khan will miss the rest of the England tour with ankle and hamstring injuries.
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Bopara replaces Trott for England

Saturday, August 6th 2011, 9:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

Ravi Bopara replaces injured Jonathan Trott for England's third Test against India at Edgbaston. Steven Finn is included in 13-man squad.
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Audit slams Delhi Games officials

Friday, August 5th 2011, 15:25

India's state auditor says preparations for last year's Commonwealth Games were deeply flawed, riddled with favouritism and vastly over budget.
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Friday, August 5th 2011, 7:08
related places: Mumbai

An Indian militant group may be linked to last month's deadly blasts in the Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay), the country's home minister says.
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Gandhi 'recovering' after surgery

Friday, August 5th 2011, 5:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

India's governing Congress party leader Sonia Gandhi is recovering after undergoing "successful" surgery abroad, a party spokesman says.
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India anti-corruption bill tabled

Thursday, August 4th 2011, 17:59

A controversial bill which aims to set up an anti-corruption watchdog is introduced in the lower house of the Indian parliament.
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Biswas on India

Thursday, August 4th 2011, 15:44

Why activists are on the warpath over corruption
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Gandhi leaves India to have surgery

Thursday, August 4th 2011, 12:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

The head of India's governing Congress party, Sonia Gandhi, is to have surgery abroad for an unspecified medical condition, a party spokesman says.
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Delhi leader denies Games charges

Thursday, August 4th 2011, 4:33
related places: Delhi

The chief minister of the Indian capital, Delhi, denies charges of wrongdoing in the awarding of commercial contracts during the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
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Harbhajan & Yuvraj out of series

Wednesday, August 3rd 2011, 14:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India suffer a blow ahead of the third Test against England as Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh are ruled out of the series through injury.
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BJP leader faces criminal probe

Wednesday, August 3rd 2011, 10:53

The governor of India's Karnataka state orders a criminal investigation against former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa in an alleged mining fraud.
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Ten men beaten to death in India

Wednesday, August 3rd 2011, 6:49

Ten suspected thieves are beaten to death by a mob in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, police say.
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Standard Chartered profits up 17%

Wednesday, August 3rd 2011, 6:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

London-based, Asia-focused Standard Chartered Bank reports growing profits in all of the markets where it operates, except India.
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Indian tax plan upsets mine firms

Tuesday, August 2nd 2011, 9:13

Mining companies criticise the Indian government's decision to make them pay more tax to help develop tribal areas affected by the Maoist uprising.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Tuesday, August 2nd 2011, 7:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Latest breaking football transfers, pre-season friendly results, reaction to BBC Sport's Price of Football survey, plus more.
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VIDEO: Heyday for Indian newspapers

Tuesday, August 2nd 2011, 4:43

Sales of newspapers around the world are plummeting as more people get their news online, but India circulation figures are defying that trend.
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Panel resumes treasure inspection

Monday, August 1st 2011, 17:26

A panel of experts appointed by an Indian court resumes its inspection of priceless treasures recently unearthed from the vaults of a temple.
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England power to emphatic victory

Monday, August 1st 2011, 16:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tim Bresnan shines with bat and ball as England beat India by 319 runs at Trent Bridge to take a 2-0 lead in the series and close in on the number one Test ranking.
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Breaking sport news as it happens

Monday, August 1st 2011, 14:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England crush India in the second Test, Joey Barton is released by Newcastle, Hearts sack manager Jim Jefferies - plus more.
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India parliament hit by graft row

Monday, August 1st 2011, 9:43

The new session of the Indian parliament shuts down within hours of opening as opposition politicians shout angry anti-corruption slogans.
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Live - England v India

Monday, August 1st 2011, 9:25

England beat India by 319 runs to win the second Test at Trent Bridge and take a 2-0 lead in the series against the world number one side.
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I was a bit stupid, admits Bell

Monday, August 1st 2011, 7:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England centurion Ian Bell admits to being naive and "a bit stupid" in the incident in which he was run out, and later reinstated, in the second Test against India at Trent Bridge.
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India resolves Iran oil bill spat

Monday, August 1st 2011, 4:54
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran and India resolve the payment dispute that threatened the Islamic state's crude exports to India.
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Karnataka chief minister resigns

Monday, August 1st 2011, 4:40

The chief minister of India's Karnataka state BS Yeddyurappa resigns after an anti-graft panel indicts him in a multi-billion dollar illegal mining scandal.
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VIDEO: New law to tackle India corruption

Monday, August 1st 2011, 3:09
related places: Delhi

A recent number of corruption scandals have prompted the government in Delhi to look again at tackling the problem
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Three dead in Bengal train crash

Monday, August 1st 2011, 0:02
related places: At

At least three people are killed and 200 injured in a train collision in West Bengal, the third serious rail crash in India this month.
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England prosper as Bell reprieved

Sunday, July 31st 2011, 17:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ian Bell helps England to a 374-run lead in the second Test against India with a century, after getting a reprieve having initially been given run out.
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Buyer beware

Sunday, July 31st 2011, 17:04

Property scams target India's middle class
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'Slutwalk' protest held in Delhi

Sunday, July 31st 2011, 10:15
related places: Delhi

Hundreds of women in India's capital, Delhi, protest against sexual harassment in the latest protest inspired by the "Slutwalk" movement.
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England v India second Test, day three as it happened

Sunday, July 31st 2011, 9:32

Ian Bell makes 159 after being reinstated following a controversial run out as England build a 374-run second innings lead against India on day three of the second Test at Trent Bridge.
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Broad wants win after hat-trick

Sunday, July 31st 2011, 7:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Stuart Broad says his hat-trick against India will mean little if England do not go on and win the second Test at Trent Bridge.
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Sportsday Live - breaking news as it happens

Sunday, July 31st 2011, 6:56
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jenson Button wins the Hungarian Grand Prix, Ian Bell is the talking point on day three of England's second Test against India and the World Swimming Championships come to a conclusion - plus more.
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England v India second Test, day two as it happened

Saturday, July 30th 2011, 17:47

Stuart Broad takes a hat-trick to dismiss India for 288 but the hosts lose Alastair Cook early in their second innings on a dramatic second day of the second Test at Trent Bridge.
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Broad hat-trick revives England

Saturday, July 30th 2011, 17:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Stuart Broad takes a hat-trick against India to fire England back into the second Test on a sensational second day at Trent Bridge.
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Sportsday Live - breaking news as it happens

Saturday, July 30th 2011, 16:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England learn their World Cup qualifying fate, Rebecca Adlington wins gold at the Swimming World Championships, Stuart Broad takes a hat-trick for resurgent England at Trent Bridge, plus more.
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Broad urges England to be patient

Saturday, July 30th 2011, 5:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Stuart Broad urges England to be patient on day two after his first-day half-century wrestled the momentum away from India in the second Test.
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England v India day one as it happened

Friday, July 29th 2011, 18:07

India reach stumps on day one of the second Test on 24-1 after bowling out England for 221 at an overcast Trent Bridge.
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Broad inspires England fightback

Friday, July 29th 2011, 17:35

Stuart Broad's swashbuckling innings helps England recover to 221 all out before India reach 24-1 at the close of an eventful opening day to the second Test at Trent Bridge.
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Mumbai gunman contests sentence

Friday, July 29th 2011, 16:02

The sole surviving gunman from the deadly 2008 attacks in Mumbai (Bombay) appeals against his death penalty in India's Supreme Court.
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India activist rejects graft law

Friday, July 29th 2011, 4:18

Indian activist Anna Hazare rejects a proposed new anti-corruption law which has been approved by the government.
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Ford to invest $1bn in India unit

Thursday, July 28th 2011, 5:42

US car maker Ford is expanding its operations in India in an attempt to capture a greater market share.
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England can be great - Anderson

Wednesday, July 27th 2011, 19:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pace bowler James Anderson says England can achieve "great things" as they look to top the world Test rankings for the first time.
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Karnataka graft report submitted

Wednesday, July 27th 2011, 11:10

Karnataka's anti-corruption chief submits a damning report on illegal mining which names the Indian state's chief minister as a key suspect.
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S Asia relations 'on right track'

Wednesday, July 27th 2011, 9:56
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Delhi

The foreign ministers of India and Pakistan say relations between the countries are "on the right track".
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End in sight for Cairn India deal

Tuesday, July 26th 2011, 21:30

An end is in sight to the long-running dispute over a major oil deal in which Cairn Energy has faced delay by the Indian government.
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England warrant top spot - Donald

Tuesday, July 26th 2011, 21:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

South Africa pace legend Allan Donald says England deserve to overtake India as the number one Test-playing nation.
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Reprieve for 'new Mother Teresa'

Tuesday, July 26th 2011, 17:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British missionary involved in social work for almost three decades in India is dramatically allowed to stay in the country.
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S Korea and India in nuclear deal

Tuesday, July 26th 2011, 6:00
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's ambitions to enter the Indian energy market receive a big boost as the two countries sign a nuclear deal.
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Jungle story

Monday, July 25th 2011, 23:44

The tourist who gave it all up to become an elephant rider in India
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