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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tuesday, October 12th 2010, 8:49

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

Tuesday, October 12th 2010, 6:47

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

Tuesday, October 12th 2010, 5:16

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Monday, October 11th 2010, 6:44

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

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

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

Sunday, October 10th 2010, 22:52

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sunday, October 10th 2010, 10:22

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

Saturday, October 9th 2010, 10:59

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

Friday, October 8th 2010, 11:10

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

Friday, October 8th 2010, 7:32
related places: Bangalore

A taxi driver convicted for the 2005 rape and murder of a call centre worker in the southern Indian city of Bangalore is sentenced to life in jail.
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Driver killed call-centre worker

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 12:35

An Indian court convicts a taxi driver for the 2005 rape and murder of call-centre worker Pratibha Srikanthamurthy.
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Student murderer spared gallows

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 7:49

India's Supreme Court commutes the death sentence of a man convicted for the 1996 rape and murder of student Priyadarshini Mattoo.
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Indian language is new to science

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 16:34

Researchers have identified a language new to science in a remote region of India.
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Militants 'trained in Pakistan'

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 12:56
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf says that his forces trained militant groups to fight in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Empty seats worry at Delhi Games

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 11:50

Organisers of the Commonwealth Games in India are giving away free tickets to fill empty arenas.
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Laxman sees India to dramatic win

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 9:13
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Mohali

VVS Laxman strikes a superb unbeaten 73 as India fight back from the brink of defeat to beat Australia by one wicket in a thrilling first Test in Mohali.
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Shooters win India's first golds

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 5:36

India's Abhinav Bindra and Gagan Narang win the 10m air rifle pairs to secure the host nation's first gold medal of the Commonwealth Games.
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Mumbai gunman lawyer in Indian Big Brother show

Monday, October 4th 2010, 15:29

The lawyer who represented the sole surviving gunman of the 2008 Mumbai attacks appears in the Indian version of Big Brother.
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Head held in India school suicide

Monday, October 4th 2010, 15:10
related places: Calcutta

The principal of Calcutta's elite La Martiniere school is arrested in connection with the suicide of a 13-year-old schoolboy.
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Kashmir chief in beating apology

Monday, October 4th 2010, 14:45
related places: Jammu

The chief minister of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir apologises to a beaten up video journalist.
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Hilfenhaus sets up tense finale

Monday, October 4th 2010, 13:06
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Mohali

Fast bowler Ben Hilfenhaus takes three quick wickets late on the fourth day to boost Australia's chances of winning the first Test against India in Mohali.
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Grand ceremony opens Delhi Games

Sunday, October 3rd 2010, 16:22
related places: New Delhi

Prince Charles declares the Commonwealth Games officially open at a colourful ceremony in Delhi, as organisers seek to shake off a chaotic run-up to the event.
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Australia hit back against India

Sunday, October 3rd 2010, 11:49
related countries: Australia Australia

Sachin Tendulkar and Suresh Raina put on 124 for India before Mitchell Johnson's five wickets give Australia a slim lead in the first Test.
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Indian call centre teaches maths in UK

Sunday, October 3rd 2010, 7:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Howard Johnson visits a call centre in India that teaches mathematics to children in north London.
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Australia hold edge against India

Saturday, October 2nd 2010, 13:19

Australia rack up an imposing first-innings total of 429 and take two important wickets just as India look to be gaining momentum in the first Test.
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Police beat Kashmiri journalist

Friday, October 1st 2010, 19:07

A prominent journalist is admitted to hospital in Indian-administered Kashmir after being severely beaten by police.
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Watson hits century against India

Friday, October 1st 2010, 12:16
related countries: Australia Australia

Shane Watson scores his second Test century but Australia are grateful for three dropped catches as they end day one of the first Test against India on 224-5.
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Calm after India holy site ruling

Friday, October 1st 2010, 12:11
related places: Ayodhya

Calm prevails in India a day after a court ordered splitting a disputed holy site in the northern town of Ayodhya between Hindus and Muslims.
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Sex trafficking fears over Games

Thursday, September 30th 2010, 6:52

Thousands of women from India's north-east have been hired by escort agencies for the Commonwealth Games, a rights group says.
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Kashmir protesters 'to be freed'

Thursday, September 30th 2010, 4:21

Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir say men detained for throwing stones at security forces during anti-India protests will be released immediately.
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Heavy security for India mosque site ruling

Thursday, September 30th 2010, 4:02
related places: Ayodhya

Nearly 200,000 security personnel are deployed in northern India ahead of a court ruling on the ownership of a flashpoint religious site in Ayodhya.
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S Asia rivals spar over Kashmir

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 16:50

India sharply criticises remarks made by Pakistan's foreign minister in relation to the conflict in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Biometric bafflement

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 16:11

India launches ID cards, but many have no idea what they’re for
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Pirates hijack ship off Tanzania

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 15:21
related countries: Somalia Somalia, Tanzania Tanzania

Somali pirates have hijacked a cargo ship with 15 Indian crew off the coast of Tanzania, a maritime watchdog said.
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India launches national ID scheme

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 12:31

India launches an ambitious national identity scheme which will log details of its population of more than one billion people on a central database.
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Flashpoint

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 10:49
related places: Ayodhya

Has the Indian town of Ayodhya moved on after the riots of 1992?
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Modi loses Indian cricket posts

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 10:33

Former Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi is removed from all involvement in Indian cricket.
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For the chop?

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 1:19
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Demand from India is stripping the forests of Nepal
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India mosque ruling on Thursday

Tuesday, September 28th 2010, 13:03
related places: Ayodhya

An Indian court is to rule on Thursday on the dispute in Ayodhya where Hindus want to build a temple on the site of a former mosque.
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Six jailed over Austrian attack

Tuesday, September 28th 2010, 9:47
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

Six men are convicted in connection with the murder of an Indian preacher in a temple shooting in Vienna last year.
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Change of job

Monday, September 27th 2010, 23:40

Former bandit switches sides to take on India's Maoists
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'No row' over Delhi Games opening

Monday, September 27th 2010, 17:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

There is no row over Prince Charles's role in the opening of the Commonwealth Games on Sunday, British diplomatic sources say.
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Schools re-open in Indian Kashmir

Monday, September 27th 2010, 10:24

Schools across Indian-administered Kashmir re-open after more than three months of curfews and strikes.
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Maoists in police hostage threat

Monday, September 27th 2010, 5:59

Maoist rebels in India have threatened to kill four surviving police hostages out of seven they seized last week, officials say.
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India bids to ease Kashmir crisis

Saturday, September 25th 2010, 16:45

Release of stone-throwers and re-opening of schools are among steps announced by the Indian government to defuse tension in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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'Mistake' to let India host Games

Friday, September 24th 2010, 19:28
related places: Delhi

Australia's Olympic Committee president says the Commonwealth Games should not have been awarded to Delhi, as another athlete pulls out.
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Row over 'untouchable' Indian dog

Friday, September 24th 2010, 19:26

Police in India are investigating claims that a Dalit woman has been ordered to pay compensation to the high-caste owners of a dog she fed.
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India PM holds Games crisis talks

Thursday, September 23rd 2010, 19:05
related places: Delhi

Indian ministers hold urgent talks over Delhi's beleaguered Commonwealth Games, a day before the first overseas competitors arrive.
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NZ adds to India's Games pressure

Thursday, September 23rd 2010, 13:41
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Delhi

New Zealand is the latest country to delay its arrival for the Commonwealth Games in India, where PM Manmohan Singh has called a crisis meeting.
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Seven elephants killed by train

Thursday, September 23rd 2010, 11:49

Seven elephants are killed and one injured after being hit by a goods train in India as they attempted to rescue two young ones from the track.
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Making human pyramids pay in India

Thursday, September 23rd 2010, 11:30

Human pyramids that climb 50 feet into the air are the centre piece of one of India's most spectacular religious festivals, Dahi Handi.
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Photographs expose Delhi concerns

Thursday, September 23rd 2010, 7:51
related places: Delhi

The full extent of the poor conditions at the Commonwealth Games athletes' village in India has been exposed in photographs seen by BBC Sport.
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Kashmir protesters "just want freedom"

Wednesday, September 22nd 2010, 22:37

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for an immediate end to violence in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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India Games 'will meet standard'

Wednesday, September 22nd 2010, 22:22
related places: Delhi

India's foreign minister tells the BBC that Delhi's Commonwealth Games will meet international standards, amid concerns over hygiene and safety.
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India vows to fix Games village

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 17:25

Indian officials insist facilities will be ready for the Commonwealth Games, after accommodation was described as uninhabitable.
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Delhi Games village 'unfit for athletes'

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 13:28
related places: Delhi

Conditions at India's Commonwealth Games village come under fierce criticism, as a bridge near the main venue in Delhi collapses days before the event gets under way.
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India MPs jeered on Kashmir visit

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 9:43

Members of an all-party delegation in Indian-administered Kashmir are heckled outside a hospital in Srinagar.
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What's wrong with Delhi Games village?

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 9:41
related places: Delhi

The Commonwealth Games Federation head has demanded the Indian government take immediate steps to improve conditions at the athletes' village in Delhi.
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Kashmir protests 'will continue'

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 1:25

One of the main separatist leaders in Indian-administered Kashmir says protests against Indian rule will continue unless his main demands are met.
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Indian MPs meet Kashmir leaders

Monday, September 20th 2010, 16:15

The main separatist leaders in Indian-administered Kashmir have rare meetings with visiting Indian MPs from Delhi.
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Yuvraj dropped from India squad

Monday, September 20th 2010, 13:37
related countries: Australia Australia

Middle-order batsman Yuvraj Singh is dropped from India's Test squad for their home series against Australia in October.
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Sixty killed in Indian landslides

Monday, September 20th 2010, 9:41

More than 60 people die in flooding and landslides in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand in the past two days after heavy monsoon rain.
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Indian train crash leaves 21 dead

Monday, September 20th 2010, 7:44
related places: At

At least 21 people die as a goods train crashes into a passenger train in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
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Artefacts 'alter migration story'

Sunday, September 19th 2010, 23:25

An international research team makes the case that stone tools from the Arabian Peninsula and India point to humans coming "out of Africa" earlier than has been thought.
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Tourists shot near Delhi mosque

Sunday, September 19th 2010, 14:08
related places: Delhi

Two Taiwanese tourists are injured after gunmen open fire in Delhi, weeks before the Indian capital hosts the Commonwealth Games.
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Tourists shot near Delhi mosque

Sunday, September 19th 2010, 7:39
related places: Delhi

Two foreign tourists are injured after gunmen open fire on a bus in the Indian capital, Delhi, police say.
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Fresh clashes in Indian Kashmir

Saturday, September 18th 2010, 11:38

Police and protesters clash violently in Indian-administered Kashmir as residents continued to defy a valley-wide curfew.
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Three die in new Kashmir rallies

Friday, September 17th 2010, 16:19

Army troops and police in Indian-administered Kashmir shoot dead at least three anti-India protesters.
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Ban on Satyajit Ray film lifted

Friday, September 17th 2010, 12:50

India lifts a ban on a documentary made by the legendary film-maker Satyajit Ray, his family says.
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India makes Games security pledge

Friday, September 17th 2010, 12:11
related places: Delhi

India's sports minister MS Gill defends security arrangements in Delhi for next month's Commonwealth Games.
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Plea for calm over mosque verdict

Friday, September 17th 2010, 11:13
related places: Ayodhya

The Indian cabinet issues a written appeal, calling for calm ahead of a court verdict next week on the long-running Ayodhya dispute.
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India raises rates for fifth time

Thursday, September 16th 2010, 10:04

India's central bank raises interest rates by more than expected as it continues to battle high inflation.
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India debates British aid to poor

Wednesday, September 15th 2010, 17:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Indian government says it is debating whether it should still accept any development aid from Britain.
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Deadlock in Kashmir crisis talks

Wednesday, September 15th 2010, 14:46

A meeting of India's main political parties fails to make headway on the crisis in Indian-administered Kashmir, as police shoot dead four more protesters.
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'We are angry'

Tuesday, September 14th 2010, 23:15

Kashmiris tell of their rage at Indian rule
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Israel rewards brave Mumbai nanny

Tuesday, September 14th 2010, 15:50
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Mumbai

Israel grants honorary citizenship to an Indian nanny who saved the life of an Israeli boy in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.
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India's self-employed face grim pension future

Tuesday, September 14th 2010, 12:33

Only a minority of working people in India have pension provision.
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Fresh violent protests in Kashmir

Tuesday, September 14th 2010, 12:24

Demonstrators again defy curfew in Indian-administered Kashmir, pelting Indian forces with stones, a day after police shot dead 18 civilians.
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