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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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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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'More poor' in India than Africa

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 5:18

Eight Indian states account for more poor people than in the 26 poorest African countries combined, a new measure of global poverty finds.
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Secret Bhopal waste dump 'wrong'

Sunday, July 11th 2010, 16:50
related places: Bhopal

India's environment minister says the secret dumping of toxic waste from the Bhopal chemical disaster was wrong.
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Kashmir papers stop publication

Friday, July 9th 2010, 22:03
related places: Srinagar

The owners of newspapers in Srinagar in Indian-administered Kashmir stop production because of government curbs.
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Delhi study says women unsafe

Friday, July 9th 2010, 11:31

Two in every three women in the Indian capital have faced some form of sexual harassment in the last year, a study says.
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India family 'forgives' attackers

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 15:55

The family of a professor in India whose hand was cut off by suspected Islamic extremists say they forgive his attackers.
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IMF raises global growth estimate

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 14:31
related countries: China China

The International Monetary Fund slightly raises its forecast for global economic growth to 4.5%, driven by China and India.
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'Big catch'

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 9:12

Captured Indian Maoist rebel leader talks to BBC
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Indian Maoist attacks kill seven

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 7:30

Maoists in India kill seven people in a wave of attacks carried out during a strike called by the rebels in parts of India.
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Indian army marches in Srinagar

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 14:40

Army soldiers march through Srinagar in Indian-administered Kashmir in a show of force to help quell street protests.
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India admiral dies at arms range

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 12:47

A senior Indian naval officer dies as a result of an "accidental firing" at a firing range, a navy spokesman says.
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India alert at Maoist strike call

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 4:34

Security is tightened in India's Maoist-affected states after the rebels call for a strike in protest against the killing of a top leader.
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Three killed in Kashmir protests

Tuesday, July 6th 2010, 13:29
related places: At

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir open fire in separate clashes with stone-throwing protesters, killing at least three.
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India strike over fuel price rise

Monday, July 5th 2010, 15:22

Normal life is disrupted in many parts of India because of a strike called by opposition parties against fuel price rises.
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India interest rates raised again

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 15:01

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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India interest rates raised again

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 15:01

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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Senior Indian Maoist 'shot dead'

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 10:01

A top Maoist rebel leader is killed in a clash in India's southern Andhra Pradesh state, police say.
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Kashmir hit by protest shutdown

Thursday, July 1st 2010, 16:07

A protest shutdown paralyses normal life for the fourth successive day in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Police hurt in India bomb blast

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 12:31

Police in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh are injured by a bomb a day after 26 die in a Maoist ambush.
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Kashmir minister defends police

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 6:46
related places: Jammu

The chief minister of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir defends police accused of killing unarmed civilian protesters.
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India Maoists kill 26 policemen

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 3:48
related places: At

At least 26 policemen are killed in a Maoist attack in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, police tell the BBC.
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Civilians die in Kashmir violence

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 17:13
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

At least three civilians have been killed in the latest violence in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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Two dead in Kashmir disturbances

Monday, June 28th 2010, 14:12

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir kill two protesters in the latest of a series of violent clashes.
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Canada signs India nuclear deal

Monday, June 28th 2010, 8:23
related countries: Canada Canada

India and Canada sign an agreement to co-operate in developing civilian nuclear energy.
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Teenage sailor back on dry land

Saturday, June 26th 2010, 7:25
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Reunion Reunion, United States United States

Teenage US sailor Abby Sunderland arrives on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion after being rescued while trying to sail around the world.
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India to scrap petrol subsidies

Friday, June 25th 2010, 18:08

The Indian government opts to scrap its subsidy of petrol prices in an effort to cut its budget deficit.
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Top Indian minister in Pakistan

Friday, June 25th 2010, 13:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad, Mumbai

The Indian home minister is in Islamabad for what is the first Indian ministerial visit to Pakistan since the Mumbai attacks.
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Trinidad's new PM

Friday, June 25th 2010, 12:14

Driven by Indian values and gender equality
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Commonwealth baton reaches India

Friday, June 25th 2010, 11:49
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The Queen's baton for the Commonwealth Games reaches India from Pakistan, 100 days before the games begin.
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Bhopal package is 'insufficent'

Friday, June 25th 2010, 10:32

India's new $280m package for the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster falls short of expectations, campaigners say.
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India-Pakistan 'better relations'

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 14:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mumbai

Indian and Pakistani diplomats meeting in Islamabad pledge to improve relations.
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Lost birds

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010, 10:02

Row over Indian national park is bad news for bustards
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Biswas on India

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010, 9:22

Why 'honour killings' are India's shame
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India officer killed in Kashmir

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010, 4:54

A senior Indian army officer dies in a gun battle with separatist militants in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Indian-American wins US primary

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010, 3:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Republican

Indian-American Nikki Haley overcomes allegations of infidelity and a racial slur to win a Republican primary run-off in South Carolina.
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India court 'honour crimes' move

Monday, June 21st 2010, 15:32

India's Supreme Court orders the government to explain what it is doing to prevent "honour killings".
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India to revisit Bhopal response

Monday, June 21st 2010, 11:28
related places: Bhopal

Indian cabinet ministers recommend that the government do more to help victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster.
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Kashmir strike over man's death

Monday, June 21st 2010, 6:27

A strike is being observed in Indian-administered Kashmir to protest against the death of a young man.
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India train sabotage suspect held

Sunday, June 20th 2010, 11:46

Indian police arrest a militia leader with links to Maoist rebels suspected of being behind a train crash that killed 150 people.
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India re-examines Bhopal disaster

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 10:20
related places: Bhopal

Indian government ministers who are re-examining the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster hold their first meeting.
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Indian preacher is banned from UK

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 9:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Indian preacher has been banned from entering the UK for his "unacceptable behaviour", the home secretary says.
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India says Bhopal case not closed

Friday, June 18th 2010, 16:28
related places: Bhopal

India says the Bhopal gas leak case remains open and former Union Carbide head Warren Anderson still faces charges.
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Indian Maoists 'protest' begins

Friday, June 18th 2010, 4:21

Security forces in India's West Bengal are on alert as Maoists began a four-day protest after eight of their fighters were killed.
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Indian Maoists to observe protest

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 8:04

India's Maoists announce a protest against a security operation in West Bengal in which eight of their fighters died.
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Bid to end India tribe excursions

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 5:28

Tribespeople in India's Andamans archipelago are threatened by tourist safaris run by local operators, campaigners say.
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Modi to sue ECB chairman Clarke

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 20:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Suspended Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi is to sue England and Wales Cricket Board chairman Giles Clarke for libel.
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Indian state blockade continues

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 10:26

A tribal blockade of the north-eastern Indian state of Manipur continues, despite a government decision to send in troops.
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'Food boom' for emerging nations

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 14:28
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Russia Russia

Brazil, India, China and Russia will enjoy an agricultural boom over the next decade as output stagnates in Western Europe.
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Arrests in Delhi 'honour killing'

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 14:03
related places: Delhi

Police in the Indian capital, Delhi, make two arrests after a teenage couple are murdered in a gruesome case of "honour killing".
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Indian boat accident 'kills 61'

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 10:55

The death toll from Monday's boat accident in India rises to 61 as more bodies are recovered, officials say.
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