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India vote 'influenced by cash'

Thursday, March 17th 2011, 13:26

India's ruling Congress party paid off MPs to survive a crucial vote of confidence in 2008, a diplomatic cable released by the Wikileaks website suggests.
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India rate rise to curb inflation

Thursday, March 17th 2011, 6:43

India's central bank raises interest rates to 6.75% as it continues to fight against rising consumer prices.
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India 'scam' minister aide dead

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 12:19

An associate of former Indian Telecoms Minister A Raja - who is in prison in connection with a multi-billion dollar corruption scandal - commits suicide, police say.
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Graft 'threatens India's growth'

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 12:10

Widespread corruption in India costs billions of dollars and threatens to derail the country's growth, a survey says.
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VIDEO: India to 'grow faster than China'

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 11:17
related countries: China China

Raghav Bahl, managing director of India's largest TV news network, says that the Indian economy is most likely to become the second biggest in the world within a few years.
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India guards die in rebel attack

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 5:24
related places: At

At least five Indian border guards die in an attack by separatist rebels in India's northeastern state of Assam on Monday, officials say.
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India action over 'fake' pilots

Monday, March 14th 2011, 12:19

The licenses of all pilots in India will be checked after four people were discovered flying aircraft with what authorities say are fake documents.
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India Maoists die in gun battle

Monday, March 14th 2011, 9:31
related places: Bihar

Six Maoist rebels have been killed in a gun battle in the Indian state of Bihar, police say.
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Federer beats Andreev in opener

Monday, March 14th 2011, 9:04

World number two Roger Federer makes a winning start at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells and there were also victories for Novak Djokovic, Andy Roddick and Kim Clijsters.
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Indian navy captures 61 pirates

Monday, March 14th 2011, 8:05
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique

Dozens of pirates aboard a Mozambican ship are captured by the Indian navy after a gun battle in the Arabian Sea.
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India 'largest importer' of arms

Monday, March 14th 2011, 5:00
related countries: China China, Sweden Sweden

India overtakes China to become the world's largest importer of arms, a Sweden-based think tank says.
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Royal flush

Monday, March 14th 2011, 0:53
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Abdul

How Victoria's fondness for Indian servant set tongues wagging
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Murray suffers shock Masters loss

Sunday, March 13th 2011, 0:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Masters

Andy Murray makes an early exit in Indian Wells as US qualifier Donald Young causes a major upset with a straight-sets victory.
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Live text - Murray v Young

Saturday, March 12th 2011, 22:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Young, Murray

Britain's Andy Murray takes on American qualifier Donald Young in round two of the BNP Paribas Masters in Indian Wells.
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S Africa beat India in thriller

Saturday, March 12th 2011, 17:22
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Nagpur

South Africa execute a brilliant run chase to beat India in the last over at the Cricket World Cup in Nagpur.
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S Africa beat India in thriller

Saturday, March 12th 2011, 17:22
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Nagpur

Sachin Tendulkar's 99th international century proves in vain as South Africa execute a brilliant run chase to beat India in the last over at the Cricket World Cup in Nagpur.
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Forgotten conflict

Saturday, March 12th 2011, 12:16

Hundreds of young Indian widows' lives put on hold
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Zvonareva through at Indian Wells

Friday, March 11th 2011, 22:51

Third seed Vera Zvonareva begins her Indian Wells campaign with a straight-sets win over Timea Bacsinszky.
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Sri Lanka PM retracts camp claim

Friday, March 11th 2011, 13:34
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's prime minister retracts his suggestion that the Tamil Tiger rebels are being revived in camps in southern India.
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Jailed Nepali TV executive shot

Friday, March 11th 2011, 12:58
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Police in Nepal investigate how an Indian "hitman" shot a former TV executive being held in a Kathmandu prison.
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India action against drunk pilots

Friday, March 11th 2011, 5:12

Authorities in India say they have taken action against 57 pilots who reported for duty drunk over the past two years.
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India police kill Maoist leader

Friday, March 11th 2011, 4:16

Police in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal say they have killed a top Maoist commander in a gun battle.
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Mass arrests before India rally

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 16:14

About 50,000 people defy an unofficial curfew in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh in southern India to rally for separate statehood.
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Somali pirates free Indian crew

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 5:34
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates free 11 Indian crew members of a ship they captured nearly a year ago.
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Delhi to test 'toxic' vegetables

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 5:28
related places: Delhi

A court in the Indian capital, Delhi, orders the authorities to randomly test vegetables for banned pesticides.
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Yuvraj seals India win over Dutch

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 16:00
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: New Delhi

Yuvraj Singh hits an unbeaten 51 as India beat the Netherlands by five wickets in their World Cup Group B match in New Delhi.
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In pictures

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 9:20

Rural women use science to fight poverty in India
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India arrest over 'illicit money'

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 5:37
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Authorities in India arrest a stud farm owner accused of tax evasion and laundering billions of dollars in Swiss bank accounts.
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India phone firms to see minister

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 0:17

The heads of India's largest phone firms will meet the telecom minister as the industry tries to emerge from a scandal.
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VIDEO: Glimpse inside a Maoist forest hideout

Monday, March 7th 2011, 11:51

The BBC has been granted rare access to see what daily life is like for these rebel Maoist fighters in India..
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India plea on euthanasia rejected

Monday, March 7th 2011, 11:25

India's Supreme Court rejects a plea to end the life of a woman who has been in a vegetative state since 1973, but opens the door for future cases of euthanasia.
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Fugitive existence

Monday, March 7th 2011, 0:58

A rare glimpse of life in India's Maoist jungle camps
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Ireland make India toil for win

Sunday, March 6th 2011, 16:57
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Bangalore

Ireland made India work hard for what was expected to be a routine victory in Sunday's World Cup match in Bangalore.
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VIDEO: Fire destroys 'Slumdog' star's home

Saturday, March 5th 2011, 17:13

The India home of "Slumdog Millionaire" star Rubina Ali has been burned down in a massive fire.
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India compensation after 33 years

Friday, March 4th 2011, 10:28
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Delhi

An Indian court awards $1m in compensation to an Australian woman, 33 years after she was paralysed in a fall at a Delhi hotel swimming pool.
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India manager 'killed by workers'

Friday, March 4th 2011, 4:55

A senior manager of an Indian steel factory is burnt to death in the eastern state of Orissa, allegedly by a group of workers.
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India anti-graft chief forced out

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 14:37

The head of India's anti-corruption watchdog is forced to resign by the Supreme Court because he faces corruption charges dating from 1992.
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Bid to boost India-Asean trade

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 2:35

India and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations aim to increase trade by 40% over the next two years to $70bn.
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Indian board slates umpire system

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 15:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Indian cricket officials write to the ICC to complain about the umpire referral system being used at the World Cup following the non-dismissal of England's Ian Bell in their group match.
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Live - England v Ireland

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 8:17
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Bangalore

Kevin O'Brien blazes the fastest century in Cricket World Cup history as Ireland pull off an astonishing victory over England in Bangalore.
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Men to die for India train fire

Tuesday, March 1st 2011, 9:14
related places: Godhra

Eleven men are sentenced to death for setting fire to a passenger train in the Indian town of Godhra in 2002, killing dozens of Hindu pilgrims.
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Danish children seized by pirates

Tuesday, March 1st 2011, 4:22
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Pirates have hijacked a sailing boat in the Indian Ocean seizing seven Danish people, including three children.
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Bell wary of threat from Ireland

Monday, February 28th 2011, 14:45
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ian Bell tells the BBC that England will "turn up like we're playing India" when they face Ireland in Wednesday's World Cup Group B tie.
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South Asia Libya rescue under way

Monday, February 28th 2011, 12:15
related countries: Libya Libya

South Asian governments begin evacuating nationals stranded in Libya, as the unrest across the country intensifies.
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'Mixed feelings' over epic match

Monday, February 28th 2011, 12:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bangalore

Captain Andrew Strauss says England have mixed emotions after their World Cup Group B match with India ends in a thrilling tie in Bangalore.
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India economy to sustain growth

Monday, February 28th 2011, 9:10

India's government unveils a budget projecting economic growth of 9% in 2012 and pledging an increase in social spending.
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India prepares for 2011 budget

Monday, February 28th 2011, 0:11

The Indian government is preparing to unveil its budget for 2011, but will Manmohan Singh's programme fall foul of inflation?
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India v England as it happened

Sunday, February 27th 2011, 17:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bangalore

A brilliant 158 from Andrew Strauss sees England tie an extraordinary World Cup group match against India in Bangalore.
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England & India in thrilling tie

Sunday, February 27th 2011, 17:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bangalore

England tie an extraordinary World Cup group match against India in Bangalore thanks to Andrew Strauss' brilliant 158.
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India in populist railway budget

Friday, February 25th 2011, 15:53

Indian railway minister Mamata Banerjee unveils a fares freeze as her party seeks to win state elections in West Bengal.
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Indians in Libya to be flown out

Friday, February 25th 2011, 10:49
related countries: Libya Libya

The Indian government says it will operate two flights a day out of Libya for the next 10 days to evacuate its nationals.
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India train sentencing is delayed

Friday, February 25th 2011, 9:50
related places: Godhra

A court in India's Gujarat state sets 1 March as the date for sentencing 31 people convicted for setting fire to a train in Godhra town in 2002.
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India comic series creator dies

Friday, February 25th 2011, 9:29

Anant Pai, who helped launch India's comic book industry in the 1960s with a series on mythology, history and Indian legends, dies.
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Tainted drip 'kills India women'

Friday, February 25th 2011, 4:57

Indian health authorities investigate allegations that contaminated intravenous fluid has killed 13 pregnant women at a government hospital.
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De Villiers inspires S Africa win

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 16:32
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: New Delhi, Villiers

AB de Villiers hits a magnificent 107 not out as South Africa beat West Indies by seven wickets in their World Cup Group B match in New Delhi.
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Kidnapped Indian official freed

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 16:27

Maoist rebels in India's state of Orissa free a district magistrate abducted earlier this month, the state government says.
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Indian police beat cricket fans

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 15:11
related places: Bangalore

Fans queuing to buy tickets for the cricket World Cup outside the Chinnaswamy stadium in the Indian city of Bangalore clash with police.
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Coca-Cola hit by India damages ruling

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 12:16
related places: Cola

The southern Indian state of Kerala passes a new law allowing people to seek compensation from the soft-drink giant Coca-Cola.
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VIDEO: Cricket fans clash with police in India

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 9:55
related places: Bangalore

BBC Sport's Rishi Persad reports from Bangalore in India as fans queuing for tickets for the India-England Cricket World Cup match clash with police.
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New demand in Maoist kidnap case

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 4:53

Maoist rebels in the Indian state of Orissa set fresh conditions for the release of a magistrate they abducted earlier this month.
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India Commonwealth Games men held

Wednesday, February 23rd 2011, 17:02

India's top investigating agency arrests two senior Commonwealth Games officials suspected of corruption.
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India set for Libya evacuation

Wednesday, February 23rd 2011, 14:52
related countries: Libya Libya

The Indian government says that it is preparing for a "mammoth operation" involving planes and ships to evacuate its nationals from Libya.
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Delhi rally over high food prices

Wednesday, February 23rd 2011, 10:16
related places: Delhi

Thousands of people gather in the Indian capital, Delhi, to take part in a rally to protest against rising food prices and unemployment.
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India train fire: 31 found guilty

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 11:33
related places: Godhra

A court in the Indian state of Gujarat convicts 31 people of the 2002 train attack in the town of Godhra that sparked deadly riots across the state.
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India PM gives way on telecoms probe

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 11:19

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announces a cross-party inquiry into a telecoms scandal which is believed to have cost the nation up to $40bn (£24.5bn).
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Kashmir hit by protest shutdown

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 8:26
related places: Delhi

Life in Indian-administered Kashmir is paralysed by a shutdown to protest against the detention of a prominent separatist leader in Delhi.
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Grain grabbers

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 1:56

How food has been 'stolen' from the poorest in India
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BP in pact with India's Reliance

Monday, February 21st 2011, 13:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK oil giant BP and Reliance Industries announce a $7.2bn "transformational" strategic oil and gas partnership in India.
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Kidnapped Indian officials 'safe'

Monday, February 21st 2011, 4:35

Mediators engaged to secure the release of two officials held by Maoists say they will not be harmed.
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Pakistani singer fined in India

Monday, February 21st 2011, 4:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Indian authorities ask Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan to pay a fine of $33,000 for breaking foreign exchange rules.
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In pictures

Monday, February 21st 2011, 2:43

Ancient Warli art still flourishes in rural India
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Superb Sehwag inspires India win

Saturday, February 19th 2011, 16:25
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Mirpur

Virender Sehwag gets the World Cup off to an explosive start with 175 as India spoil Bangladesh's party with a resounding 87-run victory in Mirpur.
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TV channel raided in India probe

Friday, February 18th 2011, 5:50

The offices of an Indian TV channel owned by the family of an ally of the ruling Congress party are raided in connection with the telecoms scandal.
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Indian kidnap halts Maoist hunt

Friday, February 18th 2011, 4:47

The government in the Indian state of Orissa halts an offensive against Maoist rebels after they abducted a senior official.
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Indian rebels 'kidnap' official

Thursday, February 17th 2011, 5:25

Police say Maoist rebels may have kidnapped a senior official in the eastern Indian state of Orissa.
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India police question businessman

Thursday, February 17th 2011, 5:20

India's federal police question billionaire Anil Ambani in connection with an alleged telecoms corruption scandal.
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Art Nouveau Riche

Thursday, February 17th 2011, 1:46

Trying to tempt India's wealthy to buy new art
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VIDEO: Why India's art market is booming

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 17:42

India's booming economy is creating a slew of art collectors interested in the latest investment opportunity.
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Japan and India sign trade deal

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 9:11
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan and India sign a free-trade agreement that will see tariffs on 94% of goods scrapped within a decade.
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India PM vows to fight corruption

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 8:15

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh vows to crack down on corruption, after a series of high-profile scandals in recent months.
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India minister in UN speech gaffe

Monday, February 14th 2011, 8:06
related countries: Portugal Portugal

India's Foreign Minister SM Krishna is derided by the opposition for reading out the speech of the Portuguese foreign minister at the UN.
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Thailand 'sent back' Rohingyas

Monday, February 14th 2011, 5:29

Thailand's foreign ministry says that it deported 91 Rohingya refugees who were found by police in India's Andaman and Nicobar islands last week.
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Spinning wicket foxes Australia

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 17:39
related countries: Australia Australia

Ricky Ponting hopes for "better" wickets during the World Cup after Australia collapse to defeat in a warm-up against India.
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S Asia rivals resume peace talks

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 14:23
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mumbai

India and Pakistan agree to resume wide-ranging peace talks, which were suspended after Pakistan-based militants attacked Mumbai in 2008.
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Pirates handed to Indian police

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 14:06
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia

A group of Somali pirates captured in the Indian Ocean on Sunday are handed over to police in the city of Mumbai (Bombay).
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Renault eyes developing markets

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 11:02
related countries: Brazil Brazil, France France
related places: Renault

French carmaker Renault says it aims to almost double profit margins by focusing on sales in Brazil, Russia and India.
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India rescues Burmese Rohingyas

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 7:59
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Burma Burma

More than 90 Rohingya refugees are rescued by police in India's Andaman and Nicobar islands.
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Losing battle

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 6:04
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates have the upper hand in the Indian Ocean
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Piracy 'threatens oil supplies'

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 0:12
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia

A tanker owners' group urges governments to do more to combat Somali piracy in the Indian Ocean, saying hijackings could disrupt global oil supplies.
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Trapped Indian burglars call police

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 11:18
related places: Delhi

Three thieves trapped in a house in the Indian capital Delhi ask the police for help when their burglary backfires.
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Parents face daughter murder case

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 11:06
related places: Delhi

The parents of murdered Indian schoolgirl Aarushi Talwar, whose killing in 2008 shocked the country, are to face trial for her death.
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India telecoms executive in court

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 8:27
related places: Mumbai

The first company executive arrested over India's biggest corruption inquiry, the so-called 2G scandal, appears in court in Mumbai.
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Strike shuts down Darjeeling area

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 5:40

An indefinite strike paralyses India's tea-producing hill region of Darjeeling in the state of West Bengal.
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Three Indian WWF staff 'released'

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 16:07

Indian police say that three female wildlife officials kidnapped in the north-eastern state of Assam have been released, but three men are held.
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