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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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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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Foxconn reopens factory in India

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 9:01

The iPhone manufacturer Foxconn reopens a plant in India, which was shut down when workers fell sick, sending its shares up 9%.
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Foxconn reopens factory in India

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 9:01

The iPhone manufacturer Foxconn reopens a plant in India, which was shut down when workers fell sick, sending its shares up 9%.
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Kashmir clashes leave nine dead

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 0:08
related places: At

At least nine people die in clashes between protesters and the police in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Kashmir clashes leave nine dead

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 0:08
related places: At

At least nine people die in clashes between protesters and the police in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Shuttle to stardom

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 1:00

The rise and rise of Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwa
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Shuttle to stardom

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 1:00

The rise and rise of Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwa
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More civilian deaths in Kashmir

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 17:24

At least two people are killed in Indian-administered Kashmir in a second deadly day of protests against Indian rule.
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More civilian deaths in Kashmir

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 17:24

At least two people are killed in Indian-administered Kashmir in a second deadly day of protests against Indian rule.
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Hi-tech Indian water plant opens

Friday, July 30th 2010, 15:26
related places: Madras

A desalination plant which begins operating in Madras on Saturday will provide some of the cheapest drinking water in India, backers say.
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Hi-tech Indian water plant opens

Friday, July 30th 2010, 15:26
related places: Madras

A desalination plant which begins operating in Madras on Saturday will provide some of the cheapest drinking water in India, backers say.
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Dhoni criticises pitch after draw

Friday, July 30th 2010, 11:21
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni criticises the Colombo pitch after the second Test against Sri Lanka peters out into a predictable draw to leave the hosts 1-0 up in the three-match series.
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Sri Lanka and India ends in draw

Friday, July 30th 2010, 11:21
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

The second Test between Sri Lanka and India in Colombo ends in an inevitable draw to leave the hosts 1-0 up going into the final match of the series.
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Indian troops killed in explosion

Friday, July 30th 2010, 5:09

Four paramilitary troops die in an explosion in India's northeastern state of Assam, officials said.
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Tendulkar makes fifth double ton

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 13:44
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sachin Tendulkar scores his fifth Test double century to help India to 669-9 at the close of play on day four of the second Test against Sri Lanka.
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Tendulkar makes fifth double ton

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 13:44
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sachin Tendulkar scores his fifth Test double century to help India to 669-9 at the close of play on day four of the second Test against Sri Lanka.
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Cameron defends Pakistan comments

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 11:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Cameron says it is important to "speak frankly" after criticism of his comments about Pakistan's record on tackling terrorism.
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Famous diamond 'staying put' - PM

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 10:39

David Cameron rejects calls for the famous Koh-i-Noor diamond, part of the Crown Jewels for 150 years, to be returned to India.
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Famous diamond 'staying put' - PM

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 10:39

David Cameron rejects calls for the famous Koh-i-Noor diamond, part of the Crown Jewels for 150 years, to be returned to India.
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Commonwealth concern in India

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 8:45

As David Cameron visits one of India's Commonwealth Games venues, there are questions about whether the event is a wise way to spend so much money.
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Commonwealth concern in India

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 8:45

As David Cameron visits one of India's Commonwealth Games venues, there are questions about whether the event is a wise way to spend so much money.
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Cheetahs set for return to India after 100 years

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 6:49

The cheetah, eradicated in India by hunting nearly a century ago, will run again in the country, as three sites are earmarked for its reintroduction.
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Cheetahs set for return to India after 100 years

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 6:49

The cheetah, eradicated in India by hunting nearly a century ago, will run again in the country, as three sites are earmarked for its reintroduction.
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Cameron launches India trade push

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 12:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Cameron begins a two-day visit to India with the aim of strengthening relations and creating jobs back in Britain.
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BAE signs Indian Hawk jets deal

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 12:02

BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce sign a £700m deal to supply India's Hindustan Aeronautics with 57 Hawk training jets.
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Kashmir deaths inquiry announced

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 10:39

The government of Indian-administered Kashmir sets up a commission of inquiry into the killings of civilians during recent anti-India protests.
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Cameron in India on trade drive

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 21:38

David Cameron arrives in India for a visit he hopes will inject new life into Anglo-Indian relations and help build trade links.
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Indians on 'special relationship' with UK

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 19:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British prime minister David Cameron has called for a new special relationship with India. It was once once part of the British empire, but is now one of the world's fastest growing economies.
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Cairn sees profits jump in India

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 15:16

Edinburgh-based firm Cairn Energy sees profits leap in its Indian operations as output grows from its field in Rajasthan.
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India welcomes Burma junta leader

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 14:28
related countries: Burma Burma

Burmese junta leader General Than Shwe is welcomed in India's capital, as officials sign deals on smuggling and trade.
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Indian interest rates rise again

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 13:54

The Reserve Bank of India has increased interest rates for the second time in a month to try to hold back inflation.
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Sri Lanka batsmen dominate India

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 13:01
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Kumar Sangakkara makes 219 and Mahela Jayawardene 174 as Sri Lanka pile on the misery for India on day two of the second Test in Colombo.
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Staff ill at Indian Foxconn plant

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 6:46

The iPhone manufacturer Foxconn temporarily shuts a factory in India after some 250 workers fall sick.
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Silence please

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 0:27

Why Burma's leader does not expect criticism during India visit
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Pirates sentenced in Seychelles

Monday, July 26th 2010, 16:05
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Seychelles Seychelles, Somalia Somalia

Eleven Somali men are sentenced to 10 years in jail in the Seychelles for piracy on the Indian ocean, in the country's first case of its kind.
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Sri Lanka take charge in Colombo

Monday, July 26th 2010, 12:17
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Kumar Sangakkara and Tharanga Paranavitana both hit centuries as Sri Lanka post 312-2 on day one of the second Test against India in Colombo.
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Maruti Suzuki shares drop by 12%

Monday, July 26th 2010, 7:13

Shares in India's Maruti Suzuki, the country's largest carmaker, sink 12% after it reported a 20% fall in quarterly profits.
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Maoist rebels 'killed' in India

Monday, July 26th 2010, 4:51

Police in India's eastern state of West Bengal say they have killed five Maoist rebels during a gunbattle.
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India politician held over murder

Monday, July 26th 2010, 3:59

A former minister in India's Gujarat state is held in connection with the 2005 killing of a man by police.
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Wages and war

Monday, July 26th 2010, 0:35

Can India's huge employment schemes counter Maoist rebels?
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Burma's leader in India amid row

Sunday, July 25th 2010, 8:43
related countries: Burma Burma

Burmese military ruler General Than Shwe arrives in India on an official visit, which has been condemned by human rights groups.
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India shows $35 'iPad' prototype

Friday, July 23rd 2010, 14:00

The Indian government unveils the prototype of an iPad-like touch-screen laptop, with a price tag of $35 (£23), which it hopes to roll out next year.
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Assam halts registration process

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 12:31

Authorities in India's northeastern Assam state temporarily suspend a registration project after Wednesday's violence.
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Magic Murali takes 800th wicket

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 11:18
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Galle

Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan becomes the first bowler to take 800 Test wickets on the final day of his Test career against India in Galle.
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Wagah border ceremony toned down

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 7:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Wagah

Indian and Pakistani border guards agree to drop some of the aggressive gestures during the daily, colourful sunset ceremony on the border at Wagah.
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US to mediate Maldives deadlock

Wednesday, July 21st 2010, 15:38
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Maldives Maldives, United States United States

US envoy visits the Maldives in an attempt to mediate the political deadlock in the Indian ocean archipelago.
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Gay Indians fuel 'pink rupee' boom

Wednesday, July 21st 2010, 15:12

One year on from homosexuality being decriminalised in India, businesses are competing for a lucrative new market - the "pink rupee".
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India reeling as Murali closes in

Wednesday, July 21st 2010, 12:54
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

India close day four of the first Test in Galle 63 behind Sri Lanka at 181-5 in their follow-on as Muttiah Muralitharan moves to 798 wickets.
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Indian charges envoy with spying

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 15:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A former Indian junior diplomat held three months ago on suspicion of spying for Pakistan has been charged under the official secrets act, police say.
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India's police welcome 3G phones

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 14:18

The arrival of 3G phones in India has sparked a wave of applications including a police site that allows you to mail in photos of badly parked cars.
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Murali bags Tendulkar in swansong

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 13:44
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Galle

India close 380 runs behind Sri Lanka at 140-3 after three days of the first Test in Galle as Muttiah Muralitharan dismisses Sachin Tendulkar.
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Cricket star's book to contain drops of his blood

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 12:31

A special-edition biography of Indian cricketing star Sachin Tendulkar will contain drops of his blood, its publishers have reportedly said.
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Driver 'error' led to India crash

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 5:58

Driver error appears to have caused Monday's train crash in eastern India's West Bengal state which left 63 people dead, preliminary investigations find.
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Home-ownership hopes of India's poor

Monday, July 19th 2010, 16:01

For many of India's poor, home ownership is something they consider to be beyond their reach.
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Dozens die in India train crash

Monday, July 19th 2010, 14:27

At least 60 people die as a speeding express ploughs into a stationary passenger train in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal.
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Dozens die in India train crash

Monday, July 19th 2010, 14:05
related places: At

At least 60 people die as a speeding express ploughs into a stationary passenger train in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal.
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In pictures

Monday, July 19th 2010, 9:50

Images from scene of deadly Indian train crash
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Afghan-Pakistan trade deal agreed

Monday, July 19th 2010, 2:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

Afghanistan and Pakistan sign a trade deal allowing Afghan lorries to use a route through Pakistan to carry goods to India.
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Story tellers' city

Monday, July 19th 2010, 0:22

Why Mumbai is the favourite muse of Indian fiction writers
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Spin king Murali taking final bow

Sunday, July 18th 2010, 20:56
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Galle

One of the greatest bowlers in the history of cricket is taking part in his final Test match for Sri Lanka, against India in the city of Galle.
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Sri Lanka batsmen dominate India

Sunday, July 18th 2010, 11:51
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Tharanga Paranavitana and Kumar Sangakkara steal the limelight from Muttiah Muralitharan on day one of the first Test between Sri Lanka and India in Galle.
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Pakistan and India ministers row

Friday, July 16th 2010, 12:05
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad, New Delhi

Pakistan's foreign minister criticises the behaviour of his Indian counterpart during their first talks in two years, while Delhi's man labels the claims "extraordinary".
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S Asia rivals to remain in touch

Friday, July 16th 2010, 4:38
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

India and Pakistan agree to remain in touch after wide-ranging talks between their foreign ministers in Islamabad.
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Maoists 'linked' to Congress ally

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 12:23

A Maoist leader in India has told the police he had "close links" with an ally of the Congress-led government, the BBC learns.
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New symbol chosen for India rupee

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 10:44

The Indian government approves a new symbol for the national currency, the rupee, after a public competition lasting a year.
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Thursday, July 15th 2010, 9:31

A court in India rejects suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi's plea for an independent panel to probe allegations against him.
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India and Pakistan ministers meet

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 6:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

The Indian and Pakistani foreign ministers begin talks in Islamabad in an effort to revive peace talks that froze after the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
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Turbulent struggle

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 23:51

The suffering behind the violence in Indian-administered Kashmir
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Skincare firm urges Indian Facebookers to turn whiter

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 16:01

Facebook users in India are urged to make themselves appear whiter online, as part of a marketing campaign by the Vaseline skincare company.
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Mob murders death penalty dropped

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 7:26

An Indian court drops death sentences against six men who murdered four members of a lower-caste Dalit family in 2006.
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Pakistan-India water shortage row

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 4:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A severe water shortage in the Southern Punjab region of Pakistan will be a focal point in talks between India and Pakistan this week.
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India army major dies in Kashmir

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 3:50

A senior Indian army officer dies in a gun battle with militants in Indian-administered Kashmir, an army spokesman says.
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MS Dhoni signs huge rights deal

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 15:57

Cricketer MS Dhoni signs what correspondents say is the biggest marketing deal ever made by an Indian sportsman.
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'More poor' in India than Africa

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 10:32

Eight Indian states account for more poor people than in the 26 poorest African countries, a new measure of global poverty finds.
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MS Dhoni signs huge rights deal

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 9:35

Cricketer MS Dhoni signs what correspondents say is the biggest marketing deal ever made by an Indian sportsman.
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Infosys suffers fall in profits

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 7:12

Indian outsourcing giant Infosys reports a fall in profits but remains upbeat despite concerns over European demand.
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Call for Kashmir deaths inquiry

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 6:55

Political parties in Indian-administered Kashmir demand an inquiry into the killing of civilian protesters by security forces.
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