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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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India anger over police sex crime

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 11:04

Outrage grows in India over a six-month jail sentence to a former police officer who is convicted for molesting a 14-year-old girl.
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'Nine rebels' killed in Manipur

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 8:03

The government in the Indian state of Manipur orders a judicial enquiry into the killing of a former separatist rebel.
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Violence marks India new state strike

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 5:33

The start of a two-day strike by supporters of a planned new Indian state, Telangana, brings violence to the region.
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'Our turn now'

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 0:00

Gorkha campaign for India state gathers pace
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India visa move brings complaints

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 12:24

India tightens rules for long-term tourist visas, a move other countries say is causing problems for many of their citizens.
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India seeks Maoist 'negotiations'

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 6:20

India's federal home minister P Chidambaram says he is ready for "serious negotiations" with Maoist rebels.
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Indian policemen die in Kashmir

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 4:52

Suspected militants kill two policemen and injure a third in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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Bengali 'should be UN language'

Tuesday, December 22nd 2009, 7:04
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

The West Bengal assembly passes a resolution backing Bangladesh's call for Bengali to be an official UN language.
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India 'foils Kashmir militants'

Tuesday, December 22nd 2009, 5:52

Indian security forces say they have foiled an attempt by militants to infiltrate the border in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Tendulkar leads India to victory

Monday, December 21st 2009, 16:06
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sachin Tendulkar leads India to a convincing seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka that puts them 2-1 up in the one-day series.
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India firms 'count Facebook cost'

Monday, December 21st 2009, 14:03

Indian firms are losing productivity because office staff spend too long on social networking sites, a survey says.
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India holds 'Gorkha state' talks

Monday, December 21st 2009, 12:19

Talks on a proposed state for Nepali-speakers in the Indian state of West Bengal end without a breakthrough.
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Kashmir politician 'denied' visa

Monday, December 21st 2009, 5:26
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

A leading politician in Indian-administered Kashmir has been denied a visa to visit Pakistan, her spokesman has said.
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Drying up

Sunday, December 20th 2009, 0:18

India's wettest place suffers from insufficient rain
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India food prices at 10-year high

Friday, December 18th 2009, 6:56

Food prices in India have risen to a high of nearly 20% since last year, the highest rate in a decade.
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Churchillian debt

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 13:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British wartime leader's unpaid bill at India club
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India star resigns over Telangana

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 9:58

Indian film star Chiranjeevi resigns from the Andhra Pradesh assembly in protest over moves to create a new state.
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India court hears euthanasia plea

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 8:27

India's Supreme Court hears a plea to end the life of a woman who has been in a vegetative state for the past 36 years.
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Fear factor

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 0:27

Glamorous woman taking Indian wrestling by storm
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Indians vow to marry sex workers

Wednesday, December 16th 2009, 16:24

More than 1,000 followers of an Indian sect pledge to marry female sex workers wanting to escape exploitation.
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Kashmir protests over 'cover-up'

Tuesday, December 15th 2009, 12:48

Protesters bring Indian-administered Kashmir to a standstill amid claims that a federal inquiry into the deaths of two women is a cover-up.
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India edge Sri Lanka in thriller

Tuesday, December 15th 2009, 12:05
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

India beat Sri Lanka by just three runs in a sensational first one-day international which saw the second-highest aggregate of runs scored in a limited overs game.
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A right state?

Monday, December 14th 2009, 16:05

Pandora's box ajar as India mulls Telangana split
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Mangrove menace

Monday, December 14th 2009, 12:24
related places: Man

Man-tiger conflict is worsening in Indian delta
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Kashmir women 'were not murdered'

Monday, December 14th 2009, 11:28

Two Kashmiri women whose deaths sparked protests were not raped or murdered, Indian investigators conclude.
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India lawmakers oppose new state

Monday, December 14th 2009, 11:22

There is uproar in southern India's Andhra Pradesh assembly in protest against a decision to create a new state.
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India level after Yuvraj heroics

Saturday, December 12th 2009, 16:13
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Mohali

India square two-match Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka after Yuvraj Singh impresses with bat and ball in Mohali.
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Ministers resign over India state

Saturday, December 12th 2009, 14:03

Twenty ministers in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh resign in protest at the decision to create a new state in its north.
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India v Sri Lanka latest score

Saturday, December 12th 2009, 11:57
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Mohali

India take on Sri Lanka in Mohali in the second Twenty20 international.
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Indian players contract swine flu

Saturday, December 12th 2009, 11:50
related places: Chandigarh

India batsman Gautam Gambhir and bowler Sree Santh develop symptoms of swine flu.
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India reaffirms new state pledge

Friday, December 11th 2009, 15:21

India's home secretary says the process for creating the new state of Telangana will go ahead, with Hyderabad its capital.
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Every third Indian 'in poverty'

Friday, December 11th 2009, 9:52

Every third Indian is living below the poverty line, a new government study has found.
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'Telangana tiger'

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 16:29

Hunger striker hailed as India promises new state
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Indian regulator curbs Barclays

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 14:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK bank Barclays is suspended from dealing in products that allow foreign investors to buy Indian stocks.
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Assam rebel chief willing to talk

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 14:01

A separatist leader in the Indian state of Assam, Paresh Barua, tells the BBC he would be willing to talk to the government.
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India to form new southern state

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 13:14

India announces that a separate state is to be formed in part of Andhra Pradesh, after days of violent protests.
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Mumbai's police 'ignored alerts'

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 10:21

Police in the Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) ignored intelligence alerts, according to an official inquiry into the 2008 attacks.
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India court floats legalising sex trade

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 5:51

India's Supreme Court asks the government to consider whether it might legalise prostitution if it is unable to curb it.
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US man denies Mumbai plot charge

Wednesday, December 9th 2009, 19:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Mumbai, Chicago

A Chicago man accused of involvement in the deadly attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai last year pleads not guilty.
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High security for Hyderabad rally

Wednesday, December 9th 2009, 18:03
related places: Hyderabad

Thousands of police in Hyderabad, India, are deployed for rallies seeking secession for part of Andhra Pradesh state.
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India conflict 'affects children'

Wednesday, December 9th 2009, 9:36

Conflict between Maoists and government forces disrupts the education of India's most marginalised, a rights group says.
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India to 'fence' naval harbours

Wednesday, December 9th 2009, 9:17

India plans to secure its naval harbours with electronic fences, the BBC learns.
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Pakistan stars to miss IPL again

Tuesday, December 8th 2009, 8:08
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's top cricketers will miss a second straight Indian Premier League campaign because of delays in securing visas.
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US man charged over Mumbai attack

Monday, December 7th 2009, 17:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: Mumbai, Chicago

US prosecutors charge a Chicago man with involvement in the deadly attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai last year.
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Tata makes water filter for poor

Monday, December 7th 2009, 17:11

The Indian industrial conglomerate Tata launches a new low-cost water purifier, aimed at the rural poor.
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India in nuclear deal with Russia

Monday, December 7th 2009, 13:54
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Russia will build nuclear reactors in India and increase atomic fuel exports to it, under a deal signed in Moscow.
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India reach top of Test rankings

Sunday, December 6th 2009, 8:35
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Mumbai

India are the top-ranked Test team for the first time after an innings victory over Sri Lanka wraps up a 2-0 series win.
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Assam rebel handed over to India

Friday, December 4th 2009, 7:24
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladeshi security forces hand over to Indian authorities a leader of a separatist group from India's north-east, officials say.
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India seeks slower emissions rise

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 16:15

India pledges to cut its "carbon emissions intensity" by between 20% and 25% over the next decade.
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Mumbai protests over water cuts

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 12:59

Police in the Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) use sticks to beat back thousands of demonstrators protesting against water cuts.
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World Bank in India Ganges loan

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 9:59

The World Bank agrees to loan India $1bn (£600m) to clean up the Ganges, one of the world's most polluted rivers.
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More Kashmir graves 'discovered'

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 7:56

A rights group says it has found more unmarked graves in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Bhopal remembers gas disaster

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 7:31
related places: Bhopal

Residents of the Indian city of Bhopal mark 25 years since a gas leak killed thousands and made many more ill.
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Indian air force grounds planes

Wednesday, December 2nd 2009, 14:02

The Indian Air Force grounds its entire fleet of Sukhoi fighters after one crashes in training.
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Dilshan ton gives Sri Lanka hope

Wednesday, December 2nd 2009, 11:55
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Mumbai

Tillakaratne Dilshan's superb 109 helps Sri Lanka reach 366-8 at the end the opening day of the third and final Test against India in Mumbai.
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India troops die in Maoist blasts

Wednesday, December 2nd 2009, 6:55

Maoist landmines kill at least three Indian soldiers as Jharkhand state holds assembly elections.
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Four Indian soldiers die in blast

Wednesday, December 2nd 2009, 4:27

Four Indian Army soldiers die in a powerful explosion at a military base in the northern state of Punjab, military officials said.
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Bhopal site 'not leaking toxins'

Tuesday, December 1st 2009, 14:08
related places: Bhopal

Indian officials dismiss claims that the site of the world's worst industrial disaster at Bhopal is still leaking dangerous toxins.
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India blocks millions of mobiles

Tuesday, December 1st 2009, 8:34

The authorities in India block millions of mobile phones with no valid unique identification code for security reasons.
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India nuclear leak 'inside job'

Monday, November 30th 2009, 14:25

A "disgruntled" worker may have caused a radioactive substance to leak at an atomic power plant in southern India, police say.
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Mumbai suspect's lawyer is sacked

Monday, November 30th 2009, 11:55
related places: Mumbai

The lawyer for the main suspect in the 2008 Mumbai attacks trial is removed from the case for delaying proceedings.
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Senior Indian politician arrested

Monday, November 30th 2009, 9:23

A former chief minister of the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand is arrested in connection with a corruption investigation.
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India's economy continues to grow

Monday, November 30th 2009, 8:22

India's economy grew at a faster-than-expected rate of 7.9% in the three months to September, boosted by government spending.
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Indian nuclear plant leak probed

Sunday, November 29th 2009, 8:18

Indian officials investigate the leak of a radioactive substance into drinking water at an atomic power plant.
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China carbon cuts pressure India

Friday, November 27th 2009, 8:24
related countries: Denmark Denmark
related places: Copenhagen

China's decision to unveil carbon emissions target two weeks before the Copenhagen climate summit puts pressure on India, a minister says.
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S Korean racially abused Indian

Friday, November 27th 2009, 5:45
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A South Korean man is fined $865 for racially insulting an Indian professor in the first case of its kind in the country.
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Delhi gets tough on drink drivers

Thursday, November 26th 2009, 18:47
related places: Delhi

A court in the Indian capital, Delhi, rules that those driving under the influence of alcohol can lose their driving licence.
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Mumbai remembers terror attacks

Thursday, November 26th 2009, 17:43
related places: Mumbai

Ceremonies are held in India on the first anniversary of a series of devastating attacks on the city of Mumbai.
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Mystery as Delhi admits paying 22,000 'ghost workers'

Thursday, November 26th 2009, 12:01
related places: Delhi

The mayor of India's capital, Delhi, admits the city has been paying salaries to more than 20,000 employees who do not exist.
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India set for crushing Test win

Thursday, November 26th 2009, 11:51
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Kanpur

Paceman Sree Santh takes six wickets to help India close in on victory over Sri Lanka after three days of the second Test in Kanpur.
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Pakistan charges seven for Mumbai

Wednesday, November 25th 2009, 16:21
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mumbai

A court in Pakistan charges seven people over last year's attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai which left 170 people dead.
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India president rides fighter jet

Wednesday, November 25th 2009, 12:46

Indian President Pratibha Patil, 74, flies in a Sukhoi fighter jet, becoming the country's first woman to fly in a combat plane.
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Dravid passes Test runs landmark

Wednesday, November 25th 2009, 12:24
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Kanpur

Rahul Dravid completes his 28th Test century and moves to fourth on the all-time scorers list on day two of India's second Test with Sri Lanka in Kanpur.
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Obama praises India in PM talks

Wednesday, November 25th 2009, 2:40

US President Barack Obama hails India as "indispensable" as he holds talks with PM Manmohan Singh at the White House.
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Ayodhya report blames India's BJP

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 16:28
related places: Ayodhya

An Indian report blames leading Hindu nationalist politicians for playing a role in the demolition in 1992 of the Ayodhya mosque.
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India batsmen dominate Sri Lanka

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 11:10
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Kanpur

Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag make hundreds as India take control of the second Test on day one in Kanpur.
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Mardell's America

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 7:45

Obama set to lay on the style for visiting Indian PM
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Ayodhya report put to parliament

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 7:38

The Indian government presents in parliament an inquiry report into the 1992 demolition of the Babri Masjid mosque.
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India launches ballistic missile

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 4:58
related places: Agni

India test-fires its intermediate-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile, Agni-II, off an island in Orissa state.
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'Herbal mushroom' smugglers held

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 17:59
related countries: China China

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir arrest four people trying to smuggle the rare medicinal herb, caterpillar fungus, to China.
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India uproar over Ayodhya report

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 13:46
related places: Ayodhya

India's opposition reacts angrily to reports its leaders were implicated in a mosque demolition which sparked terrible violence.
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Shaping the future

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 12:24
related countries: United States United States

India's premier in US to talk trade with Barack Obama
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Indian PM Singh begins US visit

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 4:47
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Indian PM Manmohan Singh begins a visit to the US for talks expected to be dominated by Afghanistan and nuclear issues.
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Abandoned brides

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 3:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

'Holiday' wives left behind by UK men in India
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Seven killed in NE India blasts

Sunday, November 22nd 2009, 11:44

At least seven people are killed by two bomb blasts in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam.
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Eradicating polio

Sunday, November 22nd 2009, 0:28

Final push to banish killer disease in India
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India plans surge in solar power

Friday, November 20th 2009, 16:34

India backs plans for a massive increase in the amount of electricity it generates from solar power.
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India v Sri Lanka latest score

Friday, November 20th 2009, 11:13
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

India take on Sri Lanka in the second match of a three-Test series.
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