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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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AR Rahman wins two Grammy Awards

Monday, February 1st 2010, 4:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: Los Angeles

Indian composer AR Rahman wins two Grammy Awards for his soundtrack to the Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire.
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UK acts on student visa increase

Saturday, January 30th 2010, 17:22
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK border agency temporarily suspends student visa applications from northern India, Nepal and Bangladesh after a jump in numbers.
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Second Goa assault suspect held

Saturday, January 30th 2010, 8:34
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Goa, Mumbai

Mumbai police arrest a second man over an alleged sexual assault on a Russian girl of nine in the Indian resort region of Goa.
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India general faces court martial

Friday, January 29th 2010, 15:00

India's army orders the court martial of one of its top generals over his his alleged involvement in an illegal land deal, officials say.
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India bids to contain inflation

Friday, January 29th 2010, 8:24

India's central bank holds interest rates but increases cash reserve requirements for lenders in a bid to contain inflation.
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One held in Goa over child 'rape'

Friday, January 29th 2010, 5:48
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Goa

A man is arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a nine-year-old Russian girl in Goa, India, a senior police official says.
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Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir

Friday, January 29th 2010, 4:50

Two Indian soldiers die in a gun battle with separatist militants in Indian-administered Kashmir, an army official says.
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Top Indian minister wants police squad to protect her statues

Thursday, January 28th 2010, 14:55

An Indian politician is calling for a police force to be created to protect statues she has erected of herself and her mentors.
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Fatal building collapse in India

Wednesday, January 27th 2010, 7:54

At least four people are feared dead and many others wounded in a building collapse in the southern Indian state of Karnataka.
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Zaheer inspires India to victory

Wednesday, January 27th 2010, 7:03
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Mirpur

Seamer Zaheer Khan rips through Bangladesh as India secure a 2-0 series win following a comprehensive 10-wicket victory in Mirpur.
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Pakistan demands IPL 'snub' probe

Tuesday, January 26th 2010, 19:34
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan demands India investigate why none of its cricketers were signed at the Indian Premier League auction.
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Fresh Indian attacks in Australia

Tuesday, January 26th 2010, 16:34
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Two Indian students are attacked in Melbourne, as the Australian PM's nephew stages a controversial anti-racism protest.
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Arthur resigns as South Africa coach

Tuesday, January 26th 2010, 7:53
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Coach Mickey Arthur quits four days before South Africa depart for a tour of India.
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India 'repulses infiltration bid'

Tuesday, January 26th 2010, 5:21

Indian security forces say they have foiled an attempt by militants to infiltrate the border in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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India apologises over advert

Monday, January 25th 2010, 7:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Indian authorities apologise after an official ad mistakenly pictures a Pakistani ex-air chief alongside various acclaimed Indians.
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Indian airports on hijack alert

Friday, January 22nd 2010, 11:42

Indian airports are on high alert after Western intelligence reports warn of a possible attempt to hijack an Indian airliner.
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Indian prisoners get sentences cut for doing yoga

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 14:25

Prisoners in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh are being offered reduced sentences if they complete yoga courses.
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South Asia foes row over cricket

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 14:18
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A row breaks out between India and Pakistan after no Pakistani cricketers are chosen to play in this year's Indian Premier League.
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Kashmir mobile phone ban lifted

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 12:28
related places: Jammu

India's government lifts a ban, imposed for security reasons, on the pre-paid mobile phone service in Jammu and Kashmir.
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India triumph despite Rahim ton

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 10:12
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Chittagong

A defiant final-day century from Mushfiqur Rahim is in vain as India beat Bangladesh by 113 runs in the first Test in Chittagong.
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Fog causes travel chaos in Delhi

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 4:53
related places: Delhi

A dense fog and severe cold continue to grip northern India, causing major disruptions to air and rail traffic.
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IPL to be shown live on YouTube

Wednesday, January 20th 2010, 14:44

Web search giant Google says it will stream all Indian Premier League cricket matches live on its YouTube video-sharing site.
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Al-Qaeda 'seeking South Asia war'

Wednesday, January 20th 2010, 14:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

The US defence secretary says al-Qaeda is trying to destabilise South Asia to provoke war between India and Pakistan.
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India state protests turn violent

Wednesday, January 20th 2010, 12:35

Violent protests take place in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh to support the demand for a separate Telangana state.
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Fog brings travel chaos to Delhi

Wednesday, January 20th 2010, 6:53
related places: Delhi

Dense fog envelops the Indian capital, Delhi, leading to major disruption in air and rail traffic.
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Pakistan players miss IPL spots

Tuesday, January 19th 2010, 15:32
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Bidding is lukewarm for the 2010 Indian Premier League and there are no takers for Pakistani stars.
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Thousands mourn communist leader

Tuesday, January 19th 2010, 12:53
related places: Calcutta

Tens of thousands attend the funeral of Indian communist leader Jyoti Basu in Calcutta.
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Stars sign for Indian Premier League

Tuesday, January 19th 2010, 10:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Cricketers sign for the 2010 Indian Premier League but there are no takers for Pakistani stars.
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Policemen hurt in Kashmir blast

Tuesday, January 19th 2010, 7:30

A landmine explosion wounds six policemen in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials say.
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Fears over Indian rapist release

Monday, January 18th 2010, 18:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British journalist who was raped in India says she fears her attacker could be released without her knowledge.
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Tributes to veteran Indian leader

Monday, January 18th 2010, 10:42
related places: Calcutta

Thousands queue up in the Indian city of Calcutta to see the body of communist leader Jyoti Basu, who died aged 95 on Sunday.
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Jyoti Basu

Sunday, January 17th 2010, 8:01

The man who was nearly India's first Communist leader
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Indian communist leader Basu dies

Sunday, January 17th 2010, 8:00
related places: Basu

Veteran Indian politician Jyoti Basu, who led the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM), dies at the age of 95.
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Most Indian plastic toys 'toxic'

Friday, January 15th 2010, 14:17

Many plastic toys sold in India may contain chemicals harmful to children, an environmental group says in a report.
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Kashmir police station attacked

Friday, January 15th 2010, 11:32

Militants in Indian-administered Kashmir attack a police station, killing one police officer and a civilian, officials say.
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US charges three for 'India plot'

Friday, January 15th 2010, 10:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Chicago

A leader of a Pakistani militant group, a retired soldier and a man from Chicago face US charges over the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
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Seven killed in India stampede

Thursday, January 14th 2010, 6:35

Seven Hindu pilgrims die in a stampede at a religious festival on the Ganges river in the Indian state of West Bengal.
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India army leaves Kashmir schools

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 17:07
related places: Jammu

India says its troops have vacated all hospitals and schools in Jammu and Kashmir because of improving security there.
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Sri Lanka overcome India in triangular final

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 16:10
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka win the triangular tournament in Bangladesh, beating India by four wickets with a strong team performance.
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Indian diamond 'smugglers' held

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 5:45
related countries: China China

Chinese customs officials in the southern city of Shenzen detain 21 Indians and charge them with smuggling diamonds.
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India-Bangladesh telephone deal

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 18:33
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Indian telecommunications firm Bharti Airtel agrees to buy about 70% of the fourth largest mobile company in Bangladesh.
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Biswas on India

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 13:06
related countries: Australia Australia

Why there is anger over student attacks in Australia
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Indian soldier killed in Kashmir

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 12:50
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

An Indian soldier is killed in firing from the Pakistani side of the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir, Indian officials say.
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Bangladesh and India sign accords

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 11:59
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

India and Bangladesh sign five agreements including treaties on tackling cross-border crime and combating terrorism.
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Kohli ton sets up India victory

Monday, January 11th 2010, 15:33
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Mirpur

The prolific Virat Kohli hits 102 not out as India beat Bangladesh by six wickets in Mirpur.
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India 'foils Kashmir militants'

Monday, January 11th 2010, 6:42

Indian security forces say they have foiled another attempt by militants to infiltrate the border in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Sri Lanka v India live score

Sunday, January 10th 2010, 16:10
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Dhaka

Scorecard from the final of the triangular one-day international final between Sri Lanka and India in Dhaka.
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India seal place in one-day final

Sunday, January 10th 2010, 15:42
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Dhaka

India secure a triangular series final meeting with Sri Lanka after beating them by eight wickets in the group match in Dhaka.
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'Deadly fire' at India Games site

Sunday, January 10th 2010, 14:35

One person is killed and 12 hurt in a fire at an athletes' village being built for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, Indian media reports say.
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Indian man attacked in Australia

Saturday, January 9th 2010, 10:35
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

An Indian man is attacked and set alight in the Australian city of Melbourne, a week after an Indian student there was killed.
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Biswas on India

Saturday, January 9th 2010, 7:16

Has India's 'Deciding Decade' begun?
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Selfless faith

Saturday, January 9th 2010, 0:17

India's Jains reach out to the under-privileged
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Biswas on India

Friday, January 8th 2010, 15:33

Has India's 'Deciding Decade' begun?
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Australia condemns Indian cartoon

Friday, January 8th 2010, 11:12
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia condemns an Indian newspaper cartoon likening its police to the Ku Klux Klan, in a row over attacks on Indians.
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Indian expats may be able to vote

Friday, January 8th 2010, 8:22

Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) may be able to vote in the next general elections, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says.
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Militants killed in Kashmir gun battle

Thursday, January 7th 2010, 13:53

An overnight stand-off between militants and security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir ends with the killing of two gunmen.
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India students shunning Australia

Thursday, January 7th 2010, 10:50
related countries: Australia Australia

The number of Indian students going to Australia has dropped almost 50%, amid a spate of attacks and negative headlines.
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Bail for Indian 'toilet' stowaway

Thursday, January 7th 2010, 9:45
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

An Indian man who returned to his home country from Saudi Arabia by stowing away in a plane toilet is granted bail.
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Nigerian players deny India harassment

Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 17:48
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Mumbai

An Indian court grants bail to three footballers arrested in Mumbai for allegedly harassing an air stewardess.
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Australia downplays India warning

Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 5:05
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Australia plays down a travel advisory issued by India warning of a risk of violence against Indian students in Melbourne.
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No progress in India state talks

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 14:58

A meeting in India to discuss a "road map" for the proposed new state of Telangana ends without a breakthrough.
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India's Bharti targets Bangladesh

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 14:57
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Regulators in Bangladesh approve a proposed $300m Indian investment in the country's fourth largest mobile firm.
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Pirates free hijack 'mother ship'

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 14:35
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Pakistan Pakistan, Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Somali pirates free a Pakistani vessel used to hijack a UK-owned car-transporting ship in the Indian Ocean.
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Third Obama gatecrasher revealed

Monday, January 4th 2010, 23:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

A third uninvited guest attended a White House dinner for India's prime minister in November, the US secret service says.
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India v Sri Lanka live score

Monday, January 4th 2010, 14:42
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Dhaka

Scorecard from the triangular one-day international match between India and Sri Lanka in Dhaka.
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India police 'attend crime party'

Monday, January 4th 2010, 14:24
related places: Mumbai

Five police officers in India's Mumbai city are suspended after reports that they attended a party hosted by a notorious criminal.
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Indian police chief to lose medal

Monday, January 4th 2010, 14:04
related places: Haryana

The former police chief of the northern Indian state of Haryana, SPS Rathore, is to be stripped of his police medal.
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'Many dead' in India boat capsize

Monday, January 4th 2010, 9:10
related places: At

At least 19 people are feared drowned after a boat capsized in a river in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal.
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'Dozens die' in India cold wave

Monday, January 4th 2010, 9:01

Dozens of people die in a cold wave sweeping through northern India, the country's state broadcaster Doordarshan says.
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India student killing condemned

Monday, January 4th 2010, 5:02
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Indian and Australian governments condemn the killing of an Indian student in Melbourne on Saturday night.
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Delhi resumes Pakistan sport ties

Thursday, December 31st 2009, 12:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India sends its first sports team to Pakistan since the November 2008 Mumbai (Bombay) bombings which killed 174 people.
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Fewer Indians 'to study in Australia'

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 10:35
related countries: Australia Australia

Projections suggest a 20% drop in Indian students in Australia in 2010, after a series of attacks earlier this year.
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England calm Delhi Games concerns

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 8:44

England's Commonwealth Games chief denies they will pull out of the 2010 event in India over security concerns.
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India hit by new state protests

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 7:25

Large parts of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh are shut down in a strike by new state campaigners.
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New complaints against India cop

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 5:09
related places: Haryana

Police in India register fresh complaints against a former senior police officer convicted for molesting a 14-year-old girl.
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India uproar over abandoned match

Monday, December 28th 2009, 7:21
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

There is uproar in India after a cricket match between India and Sri Lanka was called off because the pitch was deemed unfit.
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'Maoists' attack school in India

Monday, December 28th 2009, 4:55
related places: Bihar

Police in the eastern Indian state of Bihar say suspected Maoist rebels have carried out an attack on a government school building.
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Pitch fears end Delhi one-dayer

Sunday, December 27th 2009, 8:44
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Delhi

The final one-day international between India and Sri Lanka is abandoned because of concerns about the wicket in Delhi.
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Tsunami fifth anniversary marked

Saturday, December 26th 2009, 16:04
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Countries across the Indian Ocean mark five years since the catastrophic tsunami that killed almost 250,000 people.
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India bridge collapse 'kills 40'

Saturday, December 26th 2009, 13:42

The collapse of a bridge under construction in western India is feared to have killed some 40 people.
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Justice denied?

Saturday, December 26th 2009, 0:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British lawyer acts to save condemned Indian
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New hope in Aceh

Friday, December 25th 2009, 12:06
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Five years on from the Indian Ocean tsunami
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Having a laugh

Friday, December 25th 2009, 8:41

The pitfalls of making comedy work in India
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Century duo seal series for India

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 17:51
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli hit centuries as India beat Sri Lanka to wrap up a series victory.
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India anger over police sex crime

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 11:04

Outrage grows in India over a six-month jail sentence to a former police officer who is convicted for molesting a 14-year-old girl.
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