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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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Indian inflation slows to 8.5%

Tuesday, September 14th 2010, 9:55

India's inflation rates fall to 8.5% in August, its lowest level since January, partly due to changes in its calculation.
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Losing the plot

Tuesday, September 14th 2010, 1:01

Is Indian Catholic Church discriminating against Dalits?
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Deadly Kashmir violence escalates

Monday, September 13th 2010, 17:46

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir shoot dead 18 civilians as violent protests against Indian rule and reported Koran desecration in the US escalate.
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India troops 'tortured' villagers

Monday, September 13th 2010, 11:47

Claims are being investigated that Indian paramilitary forces pursuing Maoist rebels in the central state of Chhattisgarh tortured villagers.
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Indian shares up on factory data

Monday, September 13th 2010, 6:37

Indian shares rise to their highest level since January 2008 after data shows industrial output rose faster than expected.
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Curfew in Kashmir after protests

Sunday, September 12th 2010, 12:33
related places: Srinagar

Security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir impose an indefinite curfew in the main city of Srinagar and other big towns.
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Thousands in Kashmir Eid rallies

Saturday, September 11th 2010, 15:10

Tens of thousands of people across Indian-administered Kashmir join protests against Indian rule, following prayers to celebrate the end of Ramadan.
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Accidental stowaway home after four-month odyssey

Friday, September 10th 2010, 15:43

A nine-year-old Indian boy who mistakenly ended up on a cross-country train adventure is reunited with his family - four months later.
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Delhi flood fears as river swells

Friday, September 10th 2010, 11:25
related places: Delhi

Thousands of people are evacuated from low-lying areas near the Yamuna river in the Indian capital, Delhi.
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Manipur police on murder charges

Friday, September 10th 2010, 9:30

A court in India's Manipur state issues warrants for the arrest of nine policemen charged with killing an unarmed man.
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India's stars opt for small screen

Thursday, September 9th 2010, 14:38

India's film-star hungry public do not have to go to the cinema to get their fix.
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Delhi games face disease threat

Thursday, September 9th 2010, 14:35
related places: Delhi

India's Commonwealth Games village in Delhi is being threatened by dengue fever-carrying mosquitoes.
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Indian caste census due in 2011

Thursday, September 9th 2010, 14:00

India's first caste-based census since 1931 will take place next year, the cabinet announces.
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Man in court over India Pune bomb

Wednesday, September 8th 2010, 14:22
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Mumbai, Pune

A man appears in court in Mumbai in connection with a bomb blast at a German bakery in the Indian city of Pune six months ago.
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Vodafone to pay India $2.6bn tax

Wednesday, September 8th 2010, 10:59

An Indian court tells Vodafone it has to pay $2.6bn in tax for its takeover of Hutchison Telecom's Indian phone assets.
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Basketball set to invade the world?

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 21:43
related countries: China China

The National Basketball Association wants to expand the game and are looking at emerging markets such as India and China to push their products.
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Minority rapport

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 14:41

Affluent but tiny Indian community hopes romance can stop decline
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Indian unions protest price rises

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 9:35

A 24-hour nationwide strike called by trade unions causes major disruption in parts of India.
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Curfew after killings in Kashmir

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 8:42
related places: Srinagar

A curfew is imposed in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-administered Kashmir, after four civilians were shot dead on Monday.
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Lessons for Mumbai tiffin workers

Monday, September 6th 2010, 12:29
related places: Mumbai

Tiffin carriers in the Indian city of Mumbai learn English and basic computer skills to improve their business prospects.
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Indian Maoists release policemen

Monday, September 6th 2010, 4:30
related places: Bihar

Maoist rebels in the eastern Indian state of Bihar release three policemen they were holding hostage for eight days, police say.
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India Maoists kill police hostage

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 8:31
related places: Bihar

Maoist rebels in the Indian state of Bihar say they have killed one of four policemen they had been holding hostage.
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Indian wrestlers fail dope tests

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 4:45

Four Indian wrestlers from the Commonwealth Games team face suspension after failing dope tests barely a month before the beginning of the event.
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'Scores died' in Delhi metro work

Thursday, September 2nd 2010, 8:20
related places: Delhi

Over 100 workers have died during the construction of the metro railway in the Indian capital, Delhi, say authorities.
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Cricketer Asif dropped from movie

Wednesday, September 1st 2010, 7:22
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Asif, who is under scrutiny for claims of spot-fixing, is dropped from an Indian film, the movie's director tells the BBC.
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Google and Skype face India ban

Tuesday, August 31st 2010, 11:27

Following tough action against Blackberry, security forces in India turn their attention to Google and Skype.
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Blackberry in India ban reprieve

Monday, August 30th 2010, 14:55

Blackberry-maker Research in Motion offers to work with India to support the country's need for "lawful access" to encrypted services.
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Kashmir protest at police gunfire

Monday, August 30th 2010, 12:24

Clashes take place in Indian-administered Kashmir after a relative of a senior separatist leader is injured in police firing.
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India Maoists kill four policemen

Monday, August 30th 2010, 9:41
related places: At, Bihar

At least four policemen are killed during a prolonged gunbattle with Maoist rebels in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, police say.
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Demand for spyware soars in India

Friday, August 27th 2010, 12:07

Demand for spy technology is soaring in India.
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India explosives 'gone missing'

Friday, August 27th 2010, 8:18

Police in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh say they are investigating the disappearance of several hundred tonnes of explosives.
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India blocks China defence ties

Friday, August 27th 2010, 6:53
related countries: China China

India cancels defence exchanges with China after China refused a visa for a Kashmir-based general.
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India police kill Maoist leader

Friday, August 27th 2010, 6:17

Police in India say they have killed a top Maoist guerrilla, wanted in connection with a deadly train crash in May.
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Mother Teresa centenary Mass held

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 17:23
related places: Calcutta

Hundreds of Catholic nuns and slum dwellers in the Indian city of Calcutta have marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Mother Teresa.
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Farmers oppose Indian road plan

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 16:31
related places: Delhi

Thousands of farmers hold a protest in the Indian capital, Delhi, against the forced acquisition of their land for a new motorway.
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Mother Teresa centenary Mass held

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 7:59
related places: Calcutta

Hundreds of Catholic nuns and slum dwellers in the Indian city of Calcutta mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of Mother Teresa.
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India passes landmark nuclear law

Wednesday, August 25th 2010, 16:50

India's lower house of parliament approves a controversial law that opens its nuclear power market to private investment.
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Rain causes chaos in north India

Wednesday, August 25th 2010, 8:15

Continuing heavy monsoon rains are causing major flooding across northern India.
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Inquiry into Indian beggar deaths

Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 16:50
related places: Bangalore

Officials in the Indian city of Bangalore investigate dozens of unexplained deaths at a government-run camp for beggars.
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India politician held for fraud

Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 15:32

The former chief minister of the north-east Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh is arrested on corruption charges.
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India rejects Vedanta mine plans

Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 11:18

India refuses permission for the mining group Vedanta to extract bauxite in the eastern state of Orissa amid concerns for local tribes.
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India fights superbug source claims

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 15:23

India's healthcare system has hit the headlines thanks to claims that a new superbug can be traced back to the country's hospitals.
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Mahindra closes in on Ssangyong

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 9:45
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Indian carmaker Mahindra and Mahindra signs a preliminary deal to take over bankrupt South Korean rival Ssangyong Motor.
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Historic US win for India's Atwal

Sunday, August 22nd 2010, 20:59
related countries: United States United States

Qualifier Arjun Atwal becomes the first Indian to win on the PGA Tour with a one-stroke victory at the Wyndham Championship.
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Japan and India in nuclear talks

Sunday, August 22nd 2010, 2:59
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Delhi, Tokyo

The foreign ministers of India and Japan open negotiations on civil nuclear co-operation, but Tokyo warns Delhi against nuclear tests.
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Pakistan accepts Indian flood aid

Saturday, August 21st 2010, 3:39
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan accepted $5m (£3.2m) in aid from its rival and neighbour India, as donors pledge more money for the flood-hit country.
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Indian MPs' pay more than triples

Friday, August 20th 2010, 7:23

The Indian cabinet clears a proposal to raise the salaries of members of parliament by more than three-fold.
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More India 'naked punishments'

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 10:46

Two more tribal women are stripped and forced to parade naked in front of large crowds in the Indian state of West Bengal, police say.
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Gandhi warns Delhi Games 'guilty'

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 7:54

Sonia Gandhi, the head of India's governing Congress party, warns those found guilty of corruption in the Commonwealth Games will be punished.
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Satyam chief Raju freed on bail

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 7:19
related places: Raju

An Indian court has granted bail to the chairman of fraud-hit Satyam Computers, Ramalinga Raju.
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American stream

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 5:56
related countries: United States United States

The huge reverse brain drain of Indian IT experts from the US
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India, Pakistan in border clash

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 4:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

India's army accuses Pakistani troops of firing across the Line of Control that divides the disputed region of Kashmir.
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School collapse in India kills 18

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 22:56

At least 18 children are killed when a school building collapses in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand following heavy monsoon rains.
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Indian troops killed in DR Congo

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 11:49
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Rebels kill three Indian peacekeepers in a night-time ambush at a base in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Kashmir shoe-thrower is pardoned

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 5:19

The chief minister of Indian-administered Kashmir pardons the policeman who threw a shoe at him on Sunday.
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India Maoists demand 'ceasefire'

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 4:27

A senior leader of India's Maoist rebels says the government will have to declare a "simultaneous" ceasefire in order to enable talks between the two sides.
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India orders Blackberry deadline

Tuesday, August 17th 2010, 10:32

India sends formal notices to mobile operators telling them they must have equipment to monitor Blackberry services by 31 August.
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Sehwag sparkles in India victory

Monday, August 16th 2010, 16:27
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Dambulla

Virender Sehwag hits an unbeaten 99 as India beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in the triangular series in Dambulla.
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Cairn plans India sale to Vedanta

Monday, August 16th 2010, 15:00

Cairn Energy plans to sell a maximum 51% of its Indian operations to mining group Vedanta for up to $8.5bn.
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Three killed in Kashmir gun fight

Monday, August 16th 2010, 6:42

Two suspected militants and a soldier die in a gun battle in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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Police shoot Kashmir protesters

Friday, August 13th 2010, 11:50
related places: At

At least four protesters are killed in violence between police and anti-government demonstrators in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Fuels firm confirms India talks

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 15:14

Oil and gas company Cairn Energy confirms it is in talks to sell an interest in its operations in India.
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India rejects UK 'superbug' claim

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 14:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India labels "malicious propaganda" a claim by British scientists that a new superbug resistant to even the most powerful antibiotics has entered the UK from India.
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India approves caste-based census

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 8:59

The Indian government gives approval for including information on caste in the ongoing population census.
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Bharti hurt by phone price wars

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 14:43

A "hyper-competitive" market means profits at Indian mobile phone firm Bharti Airtel slide 32% in the April-to- June quarter.
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Indian flash flooding toll rises

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 14:43
related places: At

The death toll in last week's flash floods in the Ladakh region of Indian-administered Kashmir rises to at least 185.
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Indian 'naked punishment' probed

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 12:59

The Women's Commission in the Indian state of West Bengal announces an inquiry into allegations that a tribal woman was forced to parade naked.
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On a knife-edge

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 18:25

What lies behind rising tensions in Indian-administered Kashmir
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New Zealand thrash India in ODI

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 16:52
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

India are bowled out for 88, their fifth-lowest score in one-day internationals, as New Zealand thrash them by 200 runs.
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PM calls to end Kashmir violence

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 16:44

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh calls for "the cycle of violence" to end in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Call for India Games head to quit

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 9:23

A senior Congress party leader says the Commonwealth Games' organising committee chief must quit "on moral grounds" if implicated in corruption.
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Mumbai assesses oil spill damage

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 7:39
related places: Mumbai

Indian officials are assessing the environmental impact of the oil spill from a tanker collision off Mumbai, after the leak was plugged.
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US engineer sold secrets to China

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 3:56
related countries: China China, United States United States

A US engineer of Indian origin is convicted of selling military secrets about the B-2 bomber to China.
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Maoists back India minister rally

Monday, August 9th 2010, 11:19

Indian Railway Minister Mamata Banerji addresses a huge rally - supported by Maoists - at a rebel stronghold in West Bengal.
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India sees car sales rise by 38%

Monday, August 9th 2010, 10:44

Car sales in India have risen 38% over the past year, figures from Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers show.
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Battle to contain India oil spill

Monday, August 9th 2010, 10:16
related places: Mumbai

Indian PM Manmohan Singh orders an investigation into an oil spill caused by a collision between two cargo ships off Mumbai on Saturday.
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Laxman helps India level series

Saturday, August 7th 2010, 10:34
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

VVS Laxman hits an unbeaten 103 as India beat Sri Lanka by five wickets to draw their three-Test series 1-1.
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Tata seeking new business leader

Friday, August 6th 2010, 10:09

India's Tata Group says it is looking for a successor to replace Ratan Tata as head of its business group.
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Flash floods kill dozens in India

Friday, August 6th 2010, 6:01
related places: At

At least 48 people die in flash floods in the Ladakh region of Indian-administered Kashmir, officials say.
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India minister breaks his silence

Friday, August 6th 2010, 3:26

An Indian cabinet minister - unable to speak English or Hindi - for the first time manages to answer a question in parliament.
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Bollywood theme park set to open

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 15:15
related places: Gurgaon, Haryana

A Bollywood theme park is due to open in Gurgaon, in the northern Indian state of Haryana.
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Sehwag takes key Sri Lanka scalps

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 12:57
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Sri Lanka close day three of the third and final Test in Colombo on 45-2 for their second innings after India's Virender Sehwag strikes early with the ball.
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India 'regrets' Kashmir killings

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 14:55

India says that it deeply regrets loss of life in the Kashmir Valley where at least 28 people have been killed in the past week.
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Fluent Sehwag leads India revival

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 14:39
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

India close day two of the third final Test in Colombo 245 runs behind Sri Lanka at 180-2.
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Indian police clash with Maoists

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 11:50
related places: At

Indian police clash with Maoist rebels in a remote jungle area of the central state of Chhattisgarh, officials say.
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India temple blessing a health risk - for elephants

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 1:18

Elephants at Hindu temples in southern India should stop blessing pilgrims because the beasts might contact diseases, officials say.
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Kashmir protesters defy curfew

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 21:22

Violence has continued in Indian-administered Kashmir, with thousands of people defying a curfew to attend funerals for the dead.
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Four die in new Kashmir protests

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 13:01

Four people are shot dead in Indian-administered Kashmir, as the worst protests to convulse the disputed region in two years continue, despite a government plea for calm.
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Four die in new Kashmir protests

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 13:01

Four people are shot dead in Indian-administered Kashmir, as the worst protests to convulse the disputed region in two years continue, despite a government plea for calm.
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King of hearts

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 10:02

Meet the Indian doctor hailed as the Henry Ford of cardiac surgery
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King of hearts

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 10:02

Meet the Indian doctor hailed as the Henry Ford of cardiac surgery
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