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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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US hears India Pakistan concerns

Monday, April 12th 2010, 4:44
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

India's PM expresses concerns about neighbouring Pakistan to President Obama ahead of a nuclear security summit.
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India's 3G auction gets under way

Friday, April 9th 2010, 13:44

Major mobile phone operators begin placing bids in India's multi-billion-dollar auction for third generation (3G) licences.
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India minister takes attack blame

Friday, April 9th 2010, 10:45

India's Home Minister says he takes "full responsibility" for the killing of 76 paramilitary troops in a Maoist ambush on Tuesday.
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In the crossfire

Friday, April 9th 2010, 7:06

Plight of Indian villagers caught in Maoist insurgency
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Seized Korea tanker near Somalia

Thursday, April 8th 2010, 3:09
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia

South Korea says a huge oil tanker, hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean on Sunday, anchors off the Somali coast.
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Cricketer Malik 'divorces first wife' ahead of celebrity wedding

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 18:03
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik 'divorces' another woman ahead of his planned marriage to Indian tennis star Sania Mirza.
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India eyes cryogenic launch

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 16:42

India is to launch a satellite next week, powered for the first time by a cryogenic engine developed by its scientists.
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India army 'not to fight Maoists'

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 12:49

India says it has no plans to deploy troops to fight Maoists, a day after the rebels killed 76 paramilitary police.
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Mumbai gunmen 'secretly buried'

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 18:56
related places: Mumbai

The unclaimed bodies of nine gunmen killed in the 2008 attacks on Mumbai were secretly buried in January, Indian officials say.
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Maoists kill 75 Indian soldiers

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 17:27
related places: At

Maoist rebels kill at least 75 soldiers in central India in their worst ever attack on the country's security forces.
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Shadow cyber spy network revealed

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 16:44
related countries: China China

A cyber-espionage network based in China stole documents from India's defence ministry and the Dalai Lama, researchers say.
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Geithner boosts India trade ties

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 8:23
related countries: United States United States

US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will push India to open its markets in his first visit to India since assuming office.
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Korea ship reaches Somali pirates

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 2:42
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, North Korea North Korea, Somalia Somalia

A South Korean navy warship catches up with an oil tanker, hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean on Sunday.
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Korea ship chases Somali pirates

Monday, April 5th 2010, 15:35
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea, Somalia Somalia
related places: Seoul

A huge South Korean oil tanker has been hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean.
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Threat to Asia celebrity wedding

Monday, April 5th 2010, 15:30
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Police question cricketer Shoaib Malik over claims he is already married ahead of his wedding to tennis star Sania Mirza.
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Maoist mine kills Indian police

Sunday, April 4th 2010, 13:58

Suspected Maoist rebels kill at least 10 Indian policemen in a landmine attack in the eastern state of Orissa, officials say.
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Kashmir railway tracks blown up

Friday, April 2nd 2010, 4:10

Separatist militants blow up a section of railway track in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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India launches biometric census

Thursday, April 1st 2010, 13:43

India launches a census in which every person over the age of 15 will be fingerprinted to create a biometric national database.
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Biswas on India

Thursday, April 1st 2010, 8:33

Why epic census is a major achievement
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India launches right to education

Thursday, April 1st 2010, 5:48

A landmark law which makes education a fundamental right for children comes into effect in India.
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Death for India 'honour killings'

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 15:08

Five Indian men are sentenced to death for the 2007 murder of a couple who married against the wishes of village elders.
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Somali pirates in Indian 'hijack'

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 12:59
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Indian authorities say they are trying to verify reports that Somali pirates have seized several Indian boats and more than 100 sailors.
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India guru quits after sex claims

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 8:23

A Hindu holy man in India quits as head of a religious organisation after police launch a probe into allegations of obscenity.
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India PM assassin plea rejected

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 6:06

Indian authorities reject a request for early release made by the woman convicted over the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi.
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Sport united - India and Pakistan stars to wed

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 5:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza is to get married to Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik in a month's time, her family confirms.
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Curfew imposed after India clash

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 3:52
related places: Hyderabad

A curfew is imposed in the Indian city of Hyderabad after one person is killed and several injured in religious clashes.
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Death penalty for Indians in UAE

Monday, March 29th 2010, 12:27
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

A court in the United Arab Emirates sentences 17 Indian nationals to death for killing a Pakistani man.
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Calcutta fire death toll hits 42

Monday, March 29th 2010, 9:36
related places: Calcutta

The death toll in a huge fire in the Indian city of Calcutta last week rises to 42 with the recovery of more bodies.
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Panel 'satisfied' with Modi probe

Monday, March 29th 2010, 5:14

The chief of a panel probing the 2002 riots in India's Gujarat state says he is "satisfied" with the questioning of the chief minister.
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Modi questioned at riot inquiry

Saturday, March 27th 2010, 16:48

The chief minister of India's Gujarat state, Narendra Modi, is questioned by a panel investigating 2002 riots.
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India's Jesus

Saturday, March 27th 2010, 12:08
related places: Srinagar

Did Christ really visit Kashmir in his 'missing years'?
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Maoist hunt

Saturday, March 27th 2010, 0:42

The massive army assault in India's jungles
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India mosque 'provocation' claim

Friday, March 26th 2010, 15:54
related places: Ayodhya

An Indian police officer claims a politician made a provocative speech shortly before the 1992 sacking of a mosque in Ayodhya.
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Chawla named in India's T20 squad

Friday, March 26th 2010, 10:22

India have named leg-spinner Piyush Chawla in their 15-man squad for the ICC World Twenty20 in the West Indies.
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Two arrested over Calcutta fire

Thursday, March 25th 2010, 4:37
related places: Calcutta

Two caretakers are arrested in connection with a huge fire in the Indian city of Calcutta, which has claimed 24 lives, the police say.
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Calcutta fire toll goes up to 24

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 14:37
related places: Calcutta

At least 24 people died in a huge fire in the Indian city of Calcutta, police say.
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India's stun grenade chillis 'have other uses' too

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 12:47

Indian scientists say that the same chillis used to make stun grenades can also be used for numerous other purposes.
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Disputed Bay of Bengal island disappears under rising seas

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 12:43

Global warming claims a tiny island disputed by India and Bangladesh in the Bay of Bengal, scientists say.
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Bay of Bengal island 'disappears'

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 10:39

Scientists in India say that there is one fewer territorial dispute in the world with the disappearance of a Bay of Bengal island.
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India rebels clash with policemen

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 8:26
related places: At

At least three policemen are killed in a clash with Maoist rebels in the eastern Indian state of Orrisa, police say.
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Calcutta city fire 'kills seven'

Tuesday, March 23rd 2010, 17:41
related places: At, Calcutta

At least seven people die in a huge fire in the Indian city of Calcutta's famous Park Street, fire service officials say.
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Somali pirates move towards India

Tuesday, March 23rd 2010, 13:12
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates hijack a ship 1,800km off the African coast - closer to India than Africa, says the EU's naval force.
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Former Indian revolutionary dies

Tuesday, March 23rd 2010, 11:29

One of the top leaders of a radical left uprising in India - called the Naxalbari rebellion - commits suicide, police say.
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India rebels 'bomb rail tracks'

Tuesday, March 23rd 2010, 8:26

Maoist rebels have killed two people and blown up railway tracks in four Indian states during a two-day strike, police say.
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Shades of pale

Tuesday, March 23rd 2010, 0:09

India's obsession with skin whitening creams
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Indian state in Coca-Cola claim

Monday, March 22nd 2010, 14:29

Drinks giant Coca-Cola is asked to pay $47m in compensation for alleged environmental damage at a plant it ran in southern India.
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Modi fails to attend riot probe

Monday, March 22nd 2010, 4:26

The chief minister of India's Gujarat state, Narendra Modi, fails to appear before an inquiry into riots in 2002.
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India plane cracker probe begins

Monday, March 22nd 2010, 3:56

Indian police launch a probe into the recovery of a firecracker in the cargo hold of a commercial airplane.
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Cricket auction pulls in $700m

Sunday, March 21st 2010, 8:28

The cities of Pune and Kochi spend $700 between them buying Indian Premier League franchises for the 2011 season.
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India and US unite over piracy

Friday, March 19th 2010, 15:34
related countries: United States United States

Film-makers in the US and India form a coalition to fight piracy in the South Asian nation, one of the biggest film markets
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Scarlett Goa death trial begins

Friday, March 19th 2010, 12:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Goa

Two men appear in court accused of killing British teenager Scarlett Keeling, whose body was found in the Indian state of Goa in 2008.
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Mumbai plotter sought by India

Friday, March 19th 2010, 11:36

India says it will ask for access to a Chicago man who has pleaded guilty to scouting targets for the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
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Indian children 'sacrifice' probe

Thursday, March 18th 2010, 10:48

Five children poisoned to death in a village in India may have been sacrificed, police say.
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'Lost' Indian boy to return home

Thursday, March 18th 2010, 7:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

An Indian boy found abandoned in London two years ago can now return home after he is granted travel documents.
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Dubai jails pair for 'sexy texts'

Wednesday, March 17th 2010, 21:02

A string of steamy text messages results in a three month jail sentence for an Indian man and an Indian woman in Dubai.
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Indian paradox

Wednesday, March 17th 2010, 0:21

Highly developed Kerala's economy is in a mess
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India's low-caste icon criticised over massive money garland

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 15:45

Indian politician Mayawati is criticised for accepting a garland made of rupees, worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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'Three killed' in Kashmir attacks

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 15:11
related places: Srinagar

Suspected militants kill three people in two separate attacks in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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Gunfire near Indian space office

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 5:37
related places: Bangalore

There has been an exchange of gunfire between security forces and two people near the Indian space agency in Bangalore.
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India 'rebels' explosives found

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 4:37

Police in India say they have recovered a huge amount of explosives which was being "used by Maoist rebels".
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Passions high

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 0:37

Proposed Indian nuclear plant angers farmers
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Low-caste Indians rally for party

Monday, March 15th 2010, 15:42

Hundreds of thousands of people rally in northern India to mark the 25th anniversary of a party representing low-caste Hindus.
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India eyes foreign college role

Monday, March 15th 2010, 12:12

India's government approves a bill to allow foreign universities to set up campuses and offer degrees to students in India.
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Students die in India bus crash

Monday, March 15th 2010, 8:29
related places: At

At least 26 students are killed after they fell from a bridge into a dry riverbed in the Indian state of Rajasthan, police say.
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Two held for Mumbai 'attack plot'

Monday, March 15th 2010, 4:38
related places: Mumbai

Police in the Indian city of Mumbai say they have arrested two men suspected of plotting to attack an oil firm and shops.
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Two held for Mumbai 'attack plot'

Monday, March 15th 2010, 4:38
related places: Mumbai

Police in the western Indian city of Mumbai say they have arrested two men suspected of plotting to attack an oil firm and shops.
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Paradise lost?

Saturday, March 13th 2010, 0:50

Bulldozers menace remote beauty of Indian state
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Russia signs India nuclear deal

Friday, March 12th 2010, 17:44
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's state-owned nuclear company says the country will build at least 12 nuclear reactors in India.
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IPL under way amid security fears

Friday, March 12th 2010, 15:59
related places: Mumbai

The third season of the Indian Premier League cricket tournament is under way amid heavy security in Mumbai.
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State of drinkers

Friday, March 12th 2010, 5:32

Why Kerala has India's biggest alcohol problem
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Modi faces Gujarat riot questions

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 13:40

The chief minister of India's Gujarat state, Narendra Modi, is summoned to appear before an inquiry into riots in 2002.
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India rebel offensive intensifies

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 5:09

Indian security forces step up their operations against Maoist rebels, security officials say.
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India help for Sri Lanka amputees

Wednesday, March 10th 2010, 14:12
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

An Indian charity sends a team to Sri Lanka to provide 1,000 amputees in the war-ravaged north with artificial limbs.
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Indian MPs approve women's bill

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 18:02

India's upper house sees a second day of uproar as it backs a bill to reserve a third of all parliamentary seats for women.
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'Disruptive' Indian MPs suspended

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 8:10

Seven Indian MPs are suspended for disorderly behaviour over a bill to reserve a third of seats in parliament for women.
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Arrests in India tiger cubs death

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 7:06

Two villagers are arrested for allegedly killing two tiger cubs at a national park in the Indian state of Rajasthan.
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India women's bill sparks uproar

Monday, March 8th 2010, 14:19

Protests by Indian MPs delay voting on a landmark bill to reserve a third of all parliamentary seats for women.
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India's Essar 'planning UK float'

Monday, March 8th 2010, 12:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Indian conglomerate Essar Group is reported to be planning to float on the London Stock Exchange, a move that could raise up to $3bn.
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Two Indian tiger cubs found dead

Monday, March 8th 2010, 8:22

Two tiger cubs are found dead, apparently after being poisoned, at a national park in the Indian state of Rajasthan.
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Australia charge over boy's death

Sunday, March 7th 2010, 10:17
related countries: Australia Australia

Police in Australia charge a man with manslaughter over the death of a three-year-old Indian boy, Australian media report.
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Well-rounded

Sunday, March 7th 2010, 6:41

Indian computer graduates get etiquette classes
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Indian writer accepts talks role

Saturday, March 6th 2010, 23:27

Indian writer Arundhati Roy says she is ready to be an observer at any government talks with Maoist rebels.
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Sri Lanka denounces UN rights panel

Saturday, March 6th 2010, 16:47
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa attacks plans for a UN-appointed panel to examine alleged human rights abuses.
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Screen revival

Saturday, March 6th 2010, 0:33

The rise and rise of India's Marathi-language films
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Australia probes Indian boy death

Friday, March 5th 2010, 10:00
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian police are investigating the possible murder of a three-year-old Indian boy, Gurshan Singh, in Melbourne.
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'Militants' die in Kashmir clash

Friday, March 5th 2010, 5:22

Four militants and one soldier die in a two-day gun battle in a village in Indian-administered Kashmir, the army says.
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Spain whip India in Cup hockey

Friday, March 5th 2010, 4:54
related countries: Spain Spain

India's campaign for the men's field hockey World Cup suffers a second successive blow, as they go down 2-5 to Spain.
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Police investigate India stampede

Friday, March 5th 2010, 4:02

Indian police launch a criminal negligence case against managers of a temple where at least 63 died in a stampede.
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