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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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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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Arrests in India guru sex scandal

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 15:45

Nine people are arrested in south India for vandalising the ashram of a Hindu holy man embroiled in a sex scandal.
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Many die in India temple stampede

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 15:38
related places: At

At least 63 people die in a stampede after the gate of a temple collapses in northern India, police say.
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Maoists demand release of leaders

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 6:41

Maoists rebels in India demand the release of their leaders as a precondition for holding talks with the government.
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Stressed out

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 0:01

India's overworked elephants turn violent
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India navy plane crashes at air show

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 12:29
related places: Hyderabad

An Indian naval plane crashes at an air show in the southern city of Hyderabad killing both pilots, the navy says.
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India newspaper offices attacked

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 8:32

Newspaper offices are attacked in India's Karnataka state in unrest over an article allegedly by writer Taslima Nasreen.
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India unrest over Nasreen article

Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, 11:23
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Police are on alert in India's Karnataka state after violence over an article by Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen.
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Ice deposits found at Moon's pole

Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, 5:10

A radar experiment aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 lunar spacecraft detects large deposits of water ice near the Moon's north pole.
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IPL allays player boycott threat

Monday, March 1st 2010, 17:58

The threat of mass withdrawals from the Indian Premier League seems to have gone away after organisers give new commitments over security.
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Kings XI dismiss Bopara concerns

Monday, March 1st 2010, 15:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kings XI Punjab dismiss reports that England batsman Ravi Bopara may not play for them in the Indian Premier League because of security concerns.
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India beat Pakistan in hockey World Cup

Monday, March 1st 2010, 8:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Delhi

India win their opening match in the men's field hockey World Cup in Delhi - against arch-rival Pakistan.
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England stun Aussies

Sunday, February 28th 2010, 15:36
related countries: Australia Australia

At the Hockey World Cup in India, England open their campaign with their first win against Australia for 25 years.
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A Hindu temple full of surprises

Saturday, February 27th 2010, 12:19

Krupa Padhy discovers that a visit to one of India's famous temples is not all serenity.
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India to review economy stimulus

Friday, February 26th 2010, 9:04

India's government unveils its annual budget, saying that stimulus measures introduced to boost growth must be reviewed.
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India to review economy stimulus

Friday, February 26th 2010, 7:54

India's government unveils its annual budget, saying that stimulus measures introduced to boost growth must be reviewed.
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Indian Chandhok set for Campos F1

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 15:58

Indian Karun Chandhok is poised to make his Formula 1 debut for the Campos team in 2010, BBC Sport has learned.
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S Asia rivals 'to rebuild trust'

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 15:58
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mumbai

India says it has taken a step towards rebuilding trust with Pakistan after their first formal talks since the Mumbai attacks.
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Can India-Pakistan talks succeed?

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 9:26
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mumbai

India says it has taken a "first step" towards rebuilding trust with Pakistan. How should the two countries resolve their differences?
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Qatar offer to top India artist

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 9:02
related countries: Qatar Qatar

A prominent Indian artist, under attack from hardline Hindus for his paintings of Hindu goddesses, is offered Qatari nationality.
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India media hail Tendulkar feat

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 8:03

Indian newspapers hail cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's feat of creating the first double century in one-day internationals.
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Row before India-Pakistan summit

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 17:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Delhi, Kashmir

India and Pakistan exchange terse allegations over violence in disputed Kashmir ahead of peace talks in Delhi.
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India court snub for luxury Gandhi pen

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 13:49
related countries: Germany Germany

German pen maker Montblanc apologises to an Indian court for a $25,000 pen which critics say is disrespectful of Mahatma Gandhi.
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Tendulkar fires record double ton

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 12:49
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Kanpur

Sachin Tendulkar creates history by firing the first double century in one-day internationals as India pile on runs against South Africa.
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India troops die in Kashmir clash

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 12:25

India says three soldiers have been killed in a clash with militants in Kashmir, a day before peace talks with Pakistan.
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Australians curry Indian favour in anti-racism drive

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 5:08

Australians are urged to have a Vindaloo against Violence, in a one-day campaign against racism towards Indians.
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Differing agendas

Tuesday, February 23rd 2010, 19:21

Little common ground ahead of India-Pakistan talks
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Security worries

Tuesday, February 23rd 2010, 18:52

Anxious moments ahead of key Indian sporting year
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Deadly fire hits Bangalore office

Tuesday, February 23rd 2010, 15:23
related places: Bangalore

Nine people die and more than 40 are injured in a fire in an office block in the southern Indian city of Bangalore, officials say.
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Maoists 'attack police' in India

Tuesday, February 23rd 2010, 12:12

Maoist rebels attack a police camp in the Indian state of West Bengal, hours after one of their leaders offers a ceasefire.
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IPL will not move, insists Modi

Tuesday, February 23rd 2010, 10:34

Indian Premier League supremo Lalit Modi is adamant the tournament will not be moved, despite security concerns.
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India police 'dying of malaria'

Tuesday, February 23rd 2010, 5:22

More than 100 police fighting Maoist rebels in eastern India have died of malaria, police sources say.
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India's Maoists offer ceasefire

Monday, February 22nd 2010, 18:58

The military leader of Maoist rebels in India offers a ceasefire ahead of possible talks with the government.
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Row in India over smoking Jesus image in textbooks

Friday, February 19th 2010, 13:14

The Indian state of Meghalaya confiscates textbooks showing pictures of Jesus Christ holding a cigarette and a can of beer.
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Air India bailout plan approved

Friday, February 19th 2010, 6:54

India's government approves the first phase of a massive financial aid package for ailing national carrier Air India.
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India police beating shown on TV

Thursday, February 18th 2010, 13:09

A policeman in India is suspended after television channels broadcast images of him beating a woman.
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Players worried over IPL security

Thursday, February 18th 2010, 11:58

The Indian Premier League could be hit by player withdrawals because of security concerns about the tournament, says world cricketers' chief Tim May.
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India Maoists kill 11 villagers

Thursday, February 18th 2010, 5:48
related places: Bihar

Suspected Maoist rebels kill 11 people in an attack on a village in the eastern Indian state of Bihar.
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India to hold Maoist attack probe

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 17:41

The government of the Indian state of West Bengal orders an inquiry into the killings of at least 24 troops by Maoist rebels.
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India assures teams over safety

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 12:33
related places: Delhi

Indian officials move to reassure foreign teams that this month's hockey World Cup in Delhi will be a safe tournament.
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Pakistan group claims India blast

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 7:18
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Pune

A previously unknown Pakistan-based group says it carried out Saturday's deadly blast in India's western Pune city.
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Many die in Indian bus accident

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 6:26
related places: At

At least 22 people from a wedding party die when their bus falls into a river in Uttar Pradesh, northern India, police say.
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Laxman & Dhoni extend India lead

Tuesday, February 16th 2010, 12:35
related countries: South Africa South Africa

VVS Laxman and Mahendra Dhoni hit unbeaten centuries to give India a huge 347-run first-innings lead in the second Test against South Africa.
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Four questioned over India blast

Tuesday, February 16th 2010, 8:07
related places: Pune

Four people are questioned in connection with a deadly blast at a restaurant in the Indian city of Pune, police say.
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India Maoists attack troops' camp

Tuesday, February 16th 2010, 5:54
related places: At

At least 24 troops are killed when armed Maoists attack paramilitary forces in India's West Bengal state, officials say.
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Mending hearts

Tuesday, February 16th 2010, 1:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The Indian hospital treating seriously ill Pakistani patients
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India ahead after mammoth stand

Monday, February 15th 2010, 13:27
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Kolkata

India close 46 runs ahead of South Africa on 342-5 after two days of the second and final Test in Kolkata.
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More protests for new India state

Monday, February 15th 2010, 9:51

Students clash with police as fresh protests break out in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh over the creation of a new state.
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Police search for Pune attackers

Monday, February 15th 2010, 8:31
related places: Pune

Indian police are examining CCTV footage as they continue their investigation into Saturday's deadly blast in the city of Pune.
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'Militant' dies in Kashmir clash

Monday, February 15th 2010, 5:34

A suspected militant is killed in a gun battle with Indian troops in Indian-administered Kashmir, army officials say.
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India restaurant bomb kills nine

Sunday, February 14th 2010, 5:02
related places: Pune

A bomb blast at a restaurant popular with tourists in India's western city of Pune kills nine and injures 57, officials say.
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Vancouver fans give India Olympians free uniforms

Friday, February 12th 2010, 17:42
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Vancouver

Vancouver's Indo-Canadian community rallies to provide funding and uniforms for India's three-man Winter Olympics team, local press reports say.
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Khan movie hits Mumbai amid row

Friday, February 12th 2010, 15:10
related places: Khan, Mumbai

A new film featuring Shah Rukh Khan opens in Mumbai amid tight security after protests by hardline Hindus.
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India-Pakistan talks 'date set'

Friday, February 12th 2010, 10:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Delhi, Mumbai

Key Indian and Pakistan envoys will meet in Delhi on 25 February for peace talks stalled since the Mumbai attacks, Pakistan says.
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India man run over by train twice

Friday, February 12th 2010, 9:03
related places: Delhi

Two trains run over a man in the Indian city of Delhi in quick succession as his body lay on the tracks.
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Mumbai attack lawyer killed

Thursday, February 11th 2010, 18:30
related places: Mumbai

A lawyer for a man accused of involvement in the deadly Mumbai attacks in 2008 is shot dead, Indian police say.
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India v South Africa live score

Thursday, February 11th 2010, 13:35
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Kolkata

India take on South Africa in the second Test at Kolkata.
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Copenhagen response 'pathetic'

Wednesday, February 10th 2010, 22:41
related countries: Denmark Denmark
related places: Copenhagen

An Indian negotiator at Copenhagen says industrialised nations have responded in a "pathetic" way to cut emissions.
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Arrests made in Khan cricket row

Wednesday, February 10th 2010, 17:46
related places: Khan, Mumbai

Police in the Indian city of Mumbai arrest more than 1,000 people following protests against the new Shah Rukh Khan film.
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India force 'may have killed' boy

Wednesday, February 10th 2010, 11:11

An Indian border force constable may have been involved in the killing of a teenager in Indian-administered Kashmir, it says.
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India's Maoists 'ready for talks'

Wednesday, February 10th 2010, 5:52

A leader of India's Maoist rebels says they are ready to talk with the government - if some of their leaders are freed.
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England hockey raise safety fears

Tuesday, February 9th 2010, 20:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's hockey team criticises the sport's governing body for failing to detail its security plans for the World Cup in India.
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