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Karzai agrees alliance with India

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 22:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

The leaders of Afghanistan and India agree a strategic partnership aimed at boosting security and cooperation, on a visit by President Karzai to Delhi.
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VIDEO: Karzai holds talks with India

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 19:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has arrived in India for talks about security and development.
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Blackburn to discuss action plan

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 11:48

Blackburn's Indian owners say they will come up with a "plan of action" this week, following the club's poor start to the season.
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Ceasefire by West Bengal Maoists

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 11:15

Maoist rebels in India's West Bengal begin a month-long ceasefire, the rebels say in a statement made public on Tuesday.
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Pietersen backed to find ODI form

Monday, October 3rd 2011, 20:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain Alastair Cook says Kevin Pietersen has a huge future in England's one-day side after being recalled for this month's limited-overs tour of India.
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Cairn makes strike in Sri Lanka

Monday, October 3rd 2011, 8:42
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Edinburgh explorer Cairn Energy makes its first ever gas strike in Sri Lanka through its Indian subsidiary.
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Gandhi prayer ends public absence

Sunday, October 2nd 2011, 11:25

The leader of India's governing Congress party, Sonia Gandhi, makes her first public appearance since she returned home following surgery abroad.
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Poverty line dare for India panel

Friday, September 30th 2011, 7:22

Indian activists dare the head of the country's planning commission to live on half a dollar a day to test his claim that it is an adequate sum for an Indian villager to survive.
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Protests shut down Indian state

Friday, September 30th 2011, 4:44

A strike in favour of a new state in the Telangana region of southern India's Andhra Pradesh state enters its 18th day.
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Scores convicted of Dalit torture

Thursday, September 29th 2011, 17:37

A court in southern India convicts 269 police and forest officials of torturing and abusing more than 100 low-caste Dalits during a raid in 1992.
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Kashmir uproar over clemency plea

Thursday, September 29th 2011, 16:13

Assembly members in Indian-administered Kashmir are angry that moves to debate clemency for a local man on death row in India have been prevented.
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Kingfisher to end budget airline

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 14:43

India's Kingfisher Airlines plans to pilot a new premium business model and ground its existing low-cost outfit.
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Tatas suffer India land setback

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 8:09

The Indian state of West Bengal acted legally in reclaiming land where Tata Motors wanted to build its low-cost Nano car, the Calcutta High Court rules.
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Fatal building collapse in Delhi

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 5:31
related places: Delhi

At least five people are killed in a building collapse in the Indian capital, Delhi, police say.
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New arrest in India bribe scandal

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 5:07

A former aide of India's top opposition leader LK Advani, Sudheendra Kulkarni, is arrested in connection with an alleged cash-for-votes scandal.
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Pledge to DNA test Kashmir bodies

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 18:13

The chief minister of Indian-administered Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, promises DNA tests on thousands of bodies discovered in some 40 mass graves.
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Meaker gets first England call-up

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 16:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fast bowler Stuart Meaker has been given his first England call-up, while Kevin Pietersen returns to the squad to face India.
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Pietersen recalled for India tour

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 13:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen has been recalled to the England squad for the one-day series against India in October.
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Sportsday Live - latest updates

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 7:01

Sportsday Live - breaking sports news, featuring Rugby World Cup news, Anderson rested for India tour and more.
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VIDEO: Lower caste student suicides in India

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 5:42

In the past four years there have been 18 cases of suicide by lower caste students in India.
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VIDEO: India flooding 'affects millions'

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 5:18
related places: Bihar

More than two million people have been affected by floods in India as torrential rains lash Orissa, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar states.
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India imposes text message limit

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 4:53

The telecoms regulator in India limits the number of text messages which can be sent from a mobile phone to 100 a day in a bid to deter tele-marketers.
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India's call centre growth stalls

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 0:08

Do people have a problem with Indian accents?
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Broad confident of making India

Monday, September 26th 2011, 16:50

England's Twenty20 captain Stuart Broad insists he can recover from shoulder injury in time to face India next month.
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Indian tax avoiders feel the beat

Monday, September 26th 2011, 15:02
related places: Bangalore

The authorities in the Indian city of Bangalore deploy noisy drummers outside the homes and offices of long-term property tax defaulters.
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India flooding 'affects millions'

Monday, September 26th 2011, 12:34
related places: Bihar

More than two million people are affected by severe flooding as torrential rains lash India's Orissa, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar states.
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VIDEO: Colonial land laws anger Indian farmers

Monday, September 26th 2011, 8:40
related places: New Delhi

A group of farmers is suing the Indian government for taking away the land of their ancestors to build the country's capital, New Delhi, 100 years ago.
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Indian farmers stake claim to capital land

Sunday, September 25th 2011, 23:16
related places: New Delhi

Indian farmers sue for land used to build New Delhi
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Tributes paid to 'Tiger' Pataudi

Friday, September 23rd 2011, 4:55
related places: Delhi

Tributes are being paid to Indian cricket legend Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi who died in the capital Delhi, aged 70, on Thursday.
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Top Indian cricketer Pataudi dies

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 13:37
related places: Delhi, Pataudi

Former Indian cricketer Mansur "Tiger" Ali Khan Pataudi, the youngest ever captain of the national team, dies in the capital Delhi aged 70.
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Anger over 'lethargic response' to India Sikkim quake

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 12:39

Local anger at Indian response to Sikkim quake
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Treasure temple vault stays shut

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 10:56

India's Supreme Court says the final vault at a temple in Kerala state should not be opened until treasure already recovered is fully documented.
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Major fire in Mumbai textile mill

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 4:42
related places: Mumbai

A major fire at a textile factory in the western Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) kills at least four people, police say.
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India deaths in quake landslips

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 13:37

Indian soldiers reach a hydroelectric plant in the state of Sikkim where at least 17 people were killed in a series of landslides.
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Mike Tyson in Indian Big Brother?

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 5:41

Former boxing champion Mike Tyson is approached to join the Indian version of Big Brother, the BBC learns.
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Half a dollar a day 'adequate'

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 5:05

Half a dollar a day is "adequate" for an Indian villager to spend on food, education and health, the country's main planning body says.
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India struggle over quake relief

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 16:10

Rescue workers in the Indian state of Sikkim are struggling to reach victims of Sunday's powerful earthquake.
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India Karnataka ombudsman resigns

Monday, September 19th 2011, 15:04

A senior judge and ombudsman in the southern Indian state of Karnataka has resigned following allegations he has breached land ownership laws.
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Race for Himalayan quake rescuers

Monday, September 19th 2011, 13:25

Rescue efforts are under way across isolated Himalayan regions in India, Nepal and Tibet after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck on Sunday.
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India's GVK buys Australian mines

Monday, September 19th 2011, 2:23
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Indian infrastructure giant GVK says it will pay $1.26bn (£802m) to buy a majority stake in coal assets owned by Australia's Hancock Group.
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New York film school eyes Indian market

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 0:10

New York film school goes east to set up in India
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Karthikeyan to race in Indian GP

Saturday, September 17th 2011, 17:02
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Narain Karthikeyan will return to the Hispania cockpit for Friday practice at next week's Singapore Grand Prix ahead of a Dehli race return
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Cook stunned by Bairstow arrival

Friday, September 16th 2011, 22:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook believes England have found a real player for the future after debutant Jonny Bairstow hit a 41 from 21 balls to help win the fifth one-day international against India.
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England ruin Dravid's ODI finale

Friday, September 16th 2011, 21:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Debutant Jonny Bairstow ruins Rahul Dravid's final one-day international as England chase a reduced target of 241 to wrap up a 3-0 series win over India.
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India film posters recall forbidden fantasies

Friday, September 16th 2011, 15:47

Indian adult film posters recall bygone era
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Live - England v India

Friday, September 16th 2011, 12:38

Jonny Bairstow hits 41 from 21 balls on his debut as England successfully chase a revised target of 241 to beat India by six wickets and win the one-day series 3-0.
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India bank raises interest rates

Friday, September 16th 2011, 8:18

India's central bank raises interest rates for the 12th time in 18 months to try to curb inflation.
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Gandhi resumes work after surgery

Friday, September 16th 2011, 4:21

The leader of India's governing Congress party, Sonia Gandhi, is back at work a week after she returned home from surgery abroad.
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India actress film ban overturned

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 10:39

The three-year ban on Indian actress Nikhita Thukral from Kannada language films, because of an alleged affair with another actor, is reversed.
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Indian state in laptop giveaway

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 8:38

The Indian state of Tamil Nadu begins handing out free laptops to schoolchildren in a $2bn programme of giveaways described by critics as a waste of money.
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Kashmir boys held for bomb email

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 7:11
related places: Delhi

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir arrest two schoolboys in connection with last week's bomb attack in Delhi.
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Nine die in India clash over land

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 4:11
related places: At

At least nine people are killed in the Indian state of Rajasthan when two communities clash over a piece of land, police say.
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Indian inflation at yearly high

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 10:38

Inflation in India rose to 9.78% in August, its highest level in a year, officials say.
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Ten killed in India train crash

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 4:10
related places: Chennai

A passenger train hits a stationary train in southern India, killing at least 10 people and injuring more than 70 others.
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Man held over Delhi blast claim

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 4:29
related places: Delhi

Indian police arrest a man for sending an email in the name of an Indian militant group and claiming responsibility for last week's bomb attack in Delhi.
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The fight for India's water supply

Monday, September 12th 2011, 23:02

Big business and technology fight for Indian rural water supplies
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Injured Broad faces six weeks out

Monday, September 12th 2011, 14:31

Stuart Broad is diagnosed with a torn a shoulder muscle after being injured during the final over of India's innings in Sunday's fourth one-day international.
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Floods chaos worsens in Pakistan

Monday, September 12th 2011, 13:10

More than 200 people have died and millions remain affected after two weeks of flooding across Pakistan's Sindh province, with more rain expected.
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India children in HIV blood probe

Monday, September 12th 2011, 11:02

An investigation is launched into how 23 children who received regular blood transfusions have tested positive for HIV in the Indian state of Gujarat.
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India actress banned for 'affair'

Monday, September 12th 2011, 10:29

Producers in southern India impose a three-year film ban on actress Nikhita Thukral over an alleged affair with another actor.
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India protesters killed by police

Monday, September 12th 2011, 6:53

Seven people are killed after police in India's Tamil Nadu state opened fire on a crowd of angry Dalit (formerly untouchables) protesters.
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England v India as it happened

Sunday, September 11th 2011, 17:48

England tie a fascinating fourth one-day international with India under the Duckworth-Lewis method, with the result ensuring the hosts clinch the one-day series with one match to go.
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VIDEO: India's water 'key to economy'

Saturday, September 10th 2011, 10:03

The end of India's annual rainy season is drawing near, but even after another year of good rains, not all farmers will be celebrating.
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England v India 3rd ODI as it happened

Friday, September 9th 2011, 20:26

England edge to a three-wicket win over India in the third one-day international at The Oval.
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England scrape victory over India

Friday, September 9th 2011, 20:06

England edge to a nervy three-wicket win over India in the third one-day international at The Oval to take 2-0 lead in the five-match series.
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Whitmarsh cools doubts over India

Friday, September 9th 2011, 16:31

McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh plays down speculation the Indian Grand Prix could be boycotted because of wrangling over tax.
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Friday, September 9th 2011, 11:36
related places: Delhi

India's Home Minister P Chidambaram says it is likely that Wednesday's attack on the Delhi high court was carried out by militants based in India.
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India plane purchase 'a disaster'

Friday, September 9th 2011, 5:34

Indian government auditors criticise the civil aviation ministry over its 2005 decision to purchase 111 planes for the national airline, Air India.
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Indian sailors die in ship blast

Friday, September 9th 2011, 3:57
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Lagos

The bodies of three Indian crew members who went missing after an explosion on a cargo ship off Lagos have been recovered, Nigerian officials say.
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Five held over Delhi court blast

Thursday, September 8th 2011, 17:18
related places: Delhi

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir detain five people in connection with Wednesday's bomb attack in the Indian capital, Delhi, as a second claim of responsibility for the blast emerges.
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Slum school in official's house

Thursday, September 8th 2011, 12:49

The house of a senior Indian civil servant on trial for corruption is turned into a school for slum children in the state of Bihar.
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Advani in 'cash for votes' claim

Thursday, September 8th 2011, 11:39

Indian opposition leader LK Advani dares the government to arrest him, saying MPs from his party accepted "cash for votes" with his knowledge in order to expose corruption.
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Sonia Gandhi back after surgery

Thursday, September 8th 2011, 5:50
related places: Delhi

The leader of India's governing Congress party, Sonia Gandhi, returns to Delhi a month after undergoing surgery abroad for an undisclosed medical condition.
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VIDEO: Delhi briefcase bomb kills 11

Wednesday, September 7th 2011, 16:00
related places: Delhi

Eleven people have been killed and scores injured in a bomb attack outside the Indian High Court in Delhi.
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Bombing at Delhi court kills 11

Wednesday, September 7th 2011, 15:21
related places: Delhi

Eleven people are killed and at least 61 others injured in a bomb attack outside the high court in the Indian capital, Delhi.
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VIDEO: Tight security at Delhi blast site

Wednesday, September 7th 2011, 10:18
related places: Delhi

A bomb outside the Indian High Court in the capital Delhi has killed 10 people and injured at least 47.
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Captain Cook secures England win

Tuesday, September 6th 2011, 22:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Skipper Alastair Cook hits an unbeaten 80 as England beat India by seven wickets in the second one-day international at the Rose Bowl, a match reduced to 23 overs per side.
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Key deals elude leaders in Dhaka

Tuesday, September 6th 2011, 17:30
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Indian PM Manmohan Singh concludes a historic visit to Bangladesh with a series of protocols but no agreement on water sharing or transit rights.
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Live - England v India

Tuesday, September 6th 2011, 17:30

Alistair Cook makes an unbeaten 80 as England beat India by seven wickets in the second one-day international at the Rose Bowl.
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Mayawati: 'Wikileaks founder mad'

Tuesday, September 6th 2011, 16:45
related countries: United States United States

The chief minister of India's Uttar Pradesh state calls the founder of Wikileaks "mad", after revelations about her emerge in leaked US diplomatic cables.
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Indian MP held on bribery charge

Tuesday, September 6th 2011, 11:33

Indian MP Amar Singh is arrested over allegations that he offered bribes to opposition MPs to abstain from a crucial confidence vote in 2008.
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Breaking sports news as it happens

Tuesday, September 6th 2011, 6:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Latest news ahead of Tuesday's Euro 2012 qualifiers, from England's one-day clash against India, the US Open, plus more.
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Honda to recall India City sedans

Tuesday, September 6th 2011, 5:16
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Honda

Japanese car major Honda says it will recall thousands of City sedans in India to replace a faulty component.
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India land reforms are approved

Monday, September 5th 2011, 17:46

The Indian cabinet approves a bill to reform land acquisition, with the aim of giving farmers a better deal.
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Ex-minister held in mines scandal

Monday, September 5th 2011, 15:00

A former minister and prominent mining baron in India's southern state of Karnataka is arrested and remanded in custody in connection with a multi-billion dollar mining scandal.
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Tendulkar ruled out of ODI series

Monday, September 5th 2011, 12:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India batsman Sachin Tendulkar will miss the rest of the one-day series with England because of a toe injury.
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Mayawati 'sent plane for shoes'

Monday, September 5th 2011, 11:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Mumbai

The chief minister of India's Uttar Pradesh state sent an empty private jet to pick up a pair of sandals from Mumbai, leaked US diplomatic cables say.
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India director 'Jag' Mundhra dies

Monday, September 5th 2011, 6:21

Indian film-maker Jagmohan Mundhra, who tackled genres from horror to erotic thrillers, dies aged 64 in the city of Mumbai (Bombay).
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Stateless misery

Monday, September 5th 2011, 5:20

Life in limbo on the India-Bangladesh border
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India airport main runway reopens

Monday, September 5th 2011, 4:30
related places: Mumbai

The main runway at the international airport in the Indian city of Mumbai reopens after four days.
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India bus crash kills 15 people

Monday, September 5th 2011, 3:43
related places: At

At least 15 people die after a bus plunges into a river in India's Uttarakhand state, police say.
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VIDEO: 'Forgotten people' of India and Bangladesh

Monday, September 5th 2011, 2:45
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Thousands of people living on the India-Bangladesh border are hoping for positive news from boundary negotiations between the nations' leaders this week.
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Rain ends England-India one-dayer

Saturday, September 3rd 2011, 16:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Chester, Street

Rain prevents a results in the first of five one-day internationals between England and India at Chester-le-Street.
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Live - England v India

Saturday, September 3rd 2011, 8:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Riverside

The covers are back on in Durham and play must resume by 1740 BST if there is to be a result in the opening one-day international between England and India. If they get back out, England will be chasing a revised target after India make 274-7.
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