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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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Floating life

Monday, May 24th 2010, 10:19

Turbulent river forces Indian villages to move
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India crash jet's recorder found

Sunday, May 23rd 2010, 18:43

Investigators in southern India find the cockpit voice recorder in the wreckage of the Air India Express jet.
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Tributes to India crash victims

Sunday, May 23rd 2010, 7:34

World leaders and communities around India pay tribute to the victims of Saturday's plane crash in which 158 people died.
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Inquiry into deadly India crash

Saturday, May 22nd 2010, 18:49
related places: Mangalore

Investigators seek to find the cause of the crash of a passenger jet at Mangalore airport that left 158 people dead.
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Plane from Dubai crashes in India

Saturday, May 22nd 2010, 15:06

About 160 people are feared dead as a passenger plane crashes near the Indian city of Mangalore after flying from Dubai.
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Bitter dispute

Friday, May 21st 2010, 11:05

The life and death debate raging over India's GM cotton
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Cyclone 'kills 23' in south India

Friday, May 21st 2010, 7:10

At least 23 people die as a cyclone causes widespread havoc across the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
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Manipur burning

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 14:14

Protest blockade chokes India's remote north-east
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Cyclone Laila hits southern India

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 12:24

Cyclone Laila hits the south Indian coast, battering the area with heavy rains and strong winds, officials say.
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India Maoists kill paramilitaries

Wednesday, May 19th 2010, 12:00

Four paramilitary troops die in a landmine explosion in the Indian state of West Bengal.
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Charges for Vienna preacher murder

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 12:30
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

Six men have been charged in connection to the murder of an Indian preacher killed in a temple shooting in Vienna last year.
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India reviews anti-Maoist policy

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 10:40

India's government reviews its strategy for fighting Maoist rebels after a landmine attack kills more than 30 people.
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India Maoists 'kill many' in bus attack

Monday, May 17th 2010, 17:22

Maoist rebels detonate a landmine under a bus in India, killing police officers and civilians, officials say.
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India tests medium-range missile

Monday, May 17th 2010, 6:39

India successfully test-fires a nuclear-capable ballistic missile after two similar tests failed last year.
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India Maoists kill six villagers

Monday, May 17th 2010, 4:49

The bodies of six villagers are found with their throats slit in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, police say, blaming Maoist rebels.
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Indians rush to wed as drought of auspicious days ends

Sunday, May 16th 2010, 3:22

Sunday will witness a huge rush for weddings in India as a six-month drought of auspicious dates comes to an end.
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Former Indian VP Shekhawat dies

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 17:51
related places: Jaipur

One of India's best known politicians, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, dies in Jaipur at the age of 87.
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Diet of despair

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 7:43

Indian villagers eat mud as food fails to reach them
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Kashmir fighters are 'regrouping'

Friday, May 14th 2010, 15:56
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Militants in Pakistani-administered Kashmir regroup on the Pakistani side of the divided territory, local politicians tells the BBC.
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India's funds for poor 'diverted'

Friday, May 14th 2010, 15:45
related places: Delhi

India has diverted millions of dollars from poverty-fighting schemes to fund Commonwealth Games in Delhi, a report says.
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Row over India royal inheritance

Friday, May 14th 2010, 13:39

The grandchildren of one of the last queens of India fight attempts by her stepson to challenge her will.
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India wedding guests electrocuted

Friday, May 14th 2010, 12:41
related places: At

At least 28 wedding guests are killed in India's Madhya Pradesh state when their bus hits a power cable, police say.
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Dead or alive - Mumbai zoo to stuff its animals once they die

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 17:57
related places: Mumbai

The only zoo in the Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) plans to stuff its animals after their deaths and put them on show, officials say.
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India state in sex video warning

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 16:20

Authorities in India's Orissa state issue warnings after footage of women in bed with their boyfriends is sold as sex videos.
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'Unique' frog discovered in India

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 10:27

A new species of "brightly coloured frog" is discovered in a remote peak in southern India, say scientists.
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Sri Lanka knock India out

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 23:45
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka will face England in the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 after eliminating India in a thrilling Super Eights match.
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Dinopolis

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 23:26

Tourists flock to the wonders of India's Jurassic Park
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Anand is again crowned chess king

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 17:23
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

India's Viswanathan Anand retains his Fide World Chess Championship by beating Bulgaria's Veselin Topalov.
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Live - West Indies v Australia

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 16:32
related countries: Australia Australia

West Indies must beat Australia by 23 runs to reach the World Twenty20 semi-finals after Sri Lanka hit a six off the final ball to beat India and send them home.
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Three held for India decapitation

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 14:07
related places: Pune

One person is arrested and two suspects remanded to juvenile custody after a schoolboy is found beheaded in the Indian city of Pune.
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Pakistan invites India for talks

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 8:28
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The foreign ministers of India and Pakistan are to meet in July as part of efforts to resume talks after the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
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Fraud probe gives Modi more time

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 5:24

Indian cricket officials give suspended IPL chairman Lalit Modi more time to answer corruption allegations.
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Ex-minister in India 'sex charge'

Monday, May 10th 2010, 4:04

An ex-government minister in India's southern Karnataka state is arrested after a woman accuses him of sexual assault.
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Live - West Indies v India

Sunday, May 9th 2010, 13:04
related countries: Australia Australia, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

West Indies bat first against India in the ICC World Twenty20 Super Eights, with Australia facing Sri Lanka in the late game.
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Living in fear

Saturday, May 8th 2010, 23:41

Maoist death threats hound Indian politicians
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India's summer of love arrives

Saturday, May 8th 2010, 10:52

Mark Tully reflects on the changing nature of India's summer as air-conditioners do away with the tradition of travelling up hill stations.
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Australia crush India in Barbados

Friday, May 7th 2010, 16:49
related countries: Barbados Barbados

Australia beat India by 49 runs in their opening Super Eights clash at the World Twenty20 after a supreme display with bat and ball.
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Live - Sri Lanka v West Indies

Friday, May 7th 2010, 12:52
related countries: Australia Australia, Barbados Barbados, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka and Australia record comprehensive wins in the World Twenty20 Super Eights, beating West Indies and India respectively.
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Court rules in Reliance gas feud

Friday, May 7th 2010, 10:58

An Indian court rules in favour of billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries in a row with his brother over gas prices.
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Court rules in Reliance gas feud

Friday, May 7th 2010, 10:58

An Indian court rules in favour of billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries in a row with his brother over gas prices.
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Six killed in Kashmir gun battle

Friday, May 7th 2010, 5:35

Two soldiers and four militants die in a gun battle in Indian-administered Kashmir, the army says.
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Mumbai gunman sentenced to death

Thursday, May 6th 2010, 14:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mumbai

A judge sentences the surviving gunman of the Mumbai attacks to death, saying he could not be rehabilitated.
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'Truth drug' test banned in India

Wednesday, May 5th 2010, 6:45

India's Supreme Court says the use of a "truth drug" to question suspects is illegal and a violation of their fundamental rights.
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Rural neglect?

Tuesday, May 4th 2010, 23:48

Why do new recruits join India's Maoist rebels?
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Mumbai gunman 'should be hanged'

Tuesday, May 4th 2010, 15:42
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The sole surviving gunman who attacked the Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) in 2008 should be executed, prosecutors say.
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Probe into India reporter death

Tuesday, May 4th 2010, 9:18

Police in India question the father and brother of journalist Nirupama Pathak over her death, in a suspected "honour killing" case.
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Surviving Mumbai gunman convicted

Monday, May 3rd 2010, 14:45

The sole surviving gunman from the 2008 Mumbai attacks in which 174 people died is found guilty in an Indian court.
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Mumbai gunman convicted in India

Monday, May 3rd 2010, 9:27
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The sole survivng gunman from the 2008 Mumbai attacks in which 174 people died is convicted by an Indian court.
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Mumbai attacks trial verdict due

Monday, May 3rd 2010, 7:29

There is high security outside an Indian court where a verdict is due on the alleged sole surviving gunman of the Mumbai attacks.
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India 'sex claim' minister quits

Monday, May 3rd 2010, 7:20

A minister in the government of India's southern Karnataka state resigns after a woman accuses him of sexual assault.
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Raina century sends India through

Sunday, May 2nd 2010, 16:56
related countries: South Africa South Africa

India book their place in the Super Eights after Suresh Raina smashes 101 from 60 balls to help them to a 14-run victory over South Africa.
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ICC World Twenty20 day three as it happened

Sunday, May 2nd 2010, 13:10
related countries: Australia Australia, Pakistan Pakistan, South Africa South Africa

Australia beat Pakistan by 34 runs to win their ICC World Twenty20 group match, after India beat South Africa by 14 runs earlier in St Lucia.
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Phew! to brew

Saturday, May 1st 2010, 23:29

How cow dung and rotting meat make top cuppa in India
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ICC World Twenty20 day two as it happened

Saturday, May 1st 2010, 20:41
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 23 runs after India defeat Afghanistan by seven wickets on day two of the ICC World Twenty20.
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India outclass brave Afghanistan

Saturday, May 1st 2010, 16:37
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghanistan's hopes of fairytale win in their opening match of the ICC World Twenty20 are denied as India cruise to a seven-wicket win.
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US warns of Delhi attack threat

Saturday, May 1st 2010, 8:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi

The US embassy in India warns of "imminent attacks" by militants in the capital Delhi, stepping up an earlier warning.
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India weavers 'suffer eye damage'

Friday, April 30th 2010, 14:43

Authorities in India's Karnataka investigate reports that silk, adulterated with toxins, partially blinds at least 40 weavers.
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Man dies in Kashmir stone pelting

Friday, April 30th 2010, 8:59
related places: Srinagar

A civilian dies in Indian-administered Kashmir after protesters stone a bus in the capital, Srinagar, police say.
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India steps up radiation probe

Friday, April 30th 2010, 6:35

India's energy watchdog gives a university two weeks to explain how it sold as scrap radioactive waste, which has killed a man.
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Indian radioactive death probed

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 10:47

Authorities at Delhi University investigate how radioactive waste which killed a man was sold as scrap.
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South Asian rival PMs hold talks

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 9:54
related countries: Bhutan Bhutan, Pakistan Pakistan

The Indian PM is due to meet his Pakistani counterpart in a few hours at a regional summit in Bhutan, India says.
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High alert on India's water borders

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 8:51
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The BBC's Soutik Biswas travelled to the disputed Sir Creek on India's western borders with Pakistani to check out the security preparedness of troops.
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South Asia rivals are due to meet

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 11:18
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The prime ministers of India and Pakistan are due to meet on the sidelines of a regional summit in Bhutan.
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Relief for India sex row actress

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 6:33

India's Supreme Court dismisses cases against a Tamil actress who supported the right of women to have pre-marital sex.
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IPL chief vows cricket 'clean-up'

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 4:21

The interim chief of the highly lucrative Indian Premier League says a clean-up of the scandal-hit cricket tournament has begun.
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India holds diplomat for 'spying'

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 14:26
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

India arrests one of its diplomats on charges of spying for Pakistan as the two countries' leaders prepare for a regional summit.
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Indian strike over food prices

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 10:04

Nationwide protests over the rising price of food and fuel hits various Indian states, disrupting some transport services.
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IPL chief faces corruption probe

Monday, April 26th 2010, 15:36

Indian cricket officials demand suspended IPL chairman Lalit Modi answer corruption accusations, as an interim head is appointed.
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Indian cricket suspends IPL chief

Monday, April 26th 2010, 7:15

India's cricket board suspends IPL chief Lalit Modi over corruption allegations in the worst crisis in the Indian game since 2000.
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India uproar over 'phone tapping'

Monday, April 26th 2010, 7:03

India's opposition parties disrupt parliament over reports of secret phone-tapping by the government.
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Village voice

Sunday, April 25th 2010, 23:31

Indian tribals make the news via mobile phone
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Biswas on India

Sunday, April 25th 2010, 21:25

Why Indian cricket needs complete reform
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Chennai Super Kings win IPL final

Sunday, April 25th 2010, 20:27

Suresh Raina's unbeaten innings of 57 helps Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians by 22 runs to win the final of the 2010 Indian Premier League.
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Amnesty says UAE abused Indians

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 18:15
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

Rights group Amnesty International says authorities in the United Arab Emirates abused 17 Indian murder suspects.
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Remote state in vanguard of India's mobile phone love affair

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 17:08

More than half the population of the tiny north-eastern state of Mizoram is now using a mobile phone, officials say.
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In pictures

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 14:23

The Indian temple town bidding for UN heritage status
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Kashmir strike over death penalty

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 10:15

A strike in Indian-administered Kashmir is called after the death penalty was awarded to two Kashmiris for a 1996 Delhi blast.
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India state clashes over quarry

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 6:42

Clashes erupt between people in Muslim villages and tribespeople amid tension over quarrying in India's West Bengal state.
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Tax officials question IPL chief

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 6:17

Investigators grill the chief of the Indian Premier League (IPL) over allegations of corruption linked to the lucrative cricket tournament.
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US warning over India 'attacks'

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 4:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi

The US warns of "increased indications" that "terrorists" are planning attacks in the Indian capital, Delhi.
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Currying favour

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 23:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Can UK's national dish delight Indian palates?
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India steps up tax probe into IPL

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 17:10
related places: Mumbai

Indian tax officials widen their investigation into alleged corruption in the Indian Premier League as semi-finals begin.
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India sex scandal guru arrested

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 12:41

Police in India say a Hindu holy man facing charges of obscenity over a video sex scandal has been arrested.
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Delhi protest over high food cost

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 8:14

Thousands of people gather in the Indian capital to take part in an opposition rally to protest against rising food prices.
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Chaplin town

Tuesday, April 20th 2010, 17:13

Silent movie star's biggest fans celebrate in India
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India ex-minister 'conscience clear'

Tuesday, April 20th 2010, 9:28

Indian ex-minister Shashi Tharoor says he did nothing "improper" in his first comments since quitting over a cricket scandal.
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Indian central bank raises rates

Tuesday, April 20th 2010, 6:37

The Reserve Bank of India raises key interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point in an attempt to curb inflation.
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Foetuses 'found dumped' in India

Monday, April 19th 2010, 17:29

Authorities in Indian say they have recovered more than a dozen human foetuses in the western city of Ahmedabad.
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India orders IPL financing probe

Monday, April 19th 2010, 15:45

India orders an investigation into the financing of the Indian Premier League (IPL) following allegations of corruption.
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