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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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Kashmir 'infiltrators' shot dead

Wednesday, September 2nd 2009, 6:34
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Indian troops say they have shot dead five militants who crossed the de facto border diving disputed Kashmir.
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India diarrhoea outbreak kills 26

Tuesday, September 1st 2009, 4:38

An outbreak of diarrhoea in the eastern Indian state of Orissa claims 26 lives, the state health minister says.
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Lunar lessons

Monday, August 31st 2009, 13:07

What did India's abandoned Moon mission achieve?
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Indian economy continues to grow

Monday, August 31st 2009, 8:15

India's economy showed annual growth of 6.1% in the second three months of the year, despite the global economic downturn.
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India 'terminates' Moon mission

Monday, August 31st 2009, 5:50

India's space agency calls off its inaugural moon mission, a day after losing all contact with the orbiting satellite.
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Saturday, August 29th 2009, 12:11

All communication links with the only Indian satellite orbiting the Moon are lost, India's space agency says.
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Call for more India nuclear tests

Friday, August 28th 2009, 12:43

India should conduct more nuclear tests to establish itself as a true nuclear power, the former head of India's nuclear body says
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India Jinnah book ban challenged

Friday, August 28th 2009, 7:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

An expelled leader of India's main opposition challenges the decision by an Indian state to ban his book on Pakistan's founder.
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India intercepts Air France plane

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 18:30

India scrambled a fighter jet to intercept an Air France plane that failed to identify itself correctly, the Indian air force says.
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India nuclear test 'did not work'

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 16:43

A retired atomic scientist closely associated with India's 1998 nuclear tests says they were not as successful as claimed.
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India takes steps to lift trade

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 16:21

India announces measures to help its exporters, as it warns that the rate of growth of the country's exports would continue to slow.
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Airline engineer arrested over 'six wives'

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 15:51
related places: Mumbai

Police in the Indian city of Mumbai say they have arrested a man for forgery and polygamy after he married at least six women over the past two years.
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Bollywood star 'wants IPL team'

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 7:20

Bollywood actor Salman Khan is interested in buying a team in the India Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament, IPL officials say.
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India judges to disclose assets

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 5:30

India's Supreme Court judges agree to declare their assets after intense debate about judicial accountability.
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Green crusader

Wednesday, August 26th 2009, 8:31

India activist plans country's first 'Green Party'
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India BJP seeks clarity on remark

Wednesday, August 26th 2009, 4:48

India's main opposition Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) asks a leader to clarify critical remarks against the party.
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Mega-cities

Tuesday, August 25th 2009, 10:48

Urbanisation threatens to drain India of resources
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South Asia hit by sugar shortages

Tuesday, August 25th 2009, 10:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Massive shortages in sugar stocks in India and Pakistan lead to soaring prices and consumer unrest.
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India BJP leader condemns party

Tuesday, August 25th 2009, 5:43

A senior leader of India's main opposition party calls for a complete overhaul of the party leadership.
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Boom time

Monday, August 24th 2009, 12:22

India's buzzing art market is pushing boundaries
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Encephalitis kills 200 in India

Monday, August 24th 2009, 5:41
related countries: Japan Japan

At least 200 children have been killed in an outbreak of Japanese encephalitis in northern India, health officials say.
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Mob rule

Monday, August 24th 2009, 0:10
related places: Bihar

Why people set fire to trains in Indian state of Bihar
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In pictures

Saturday, August 22nd 2009, 1:23

Artists prepare for India's colourful Ganapati festival
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India to import food amid drought

Friday, August 21st 2009, 15:41

India will import food as shortages caused by drought hit up to 700 million people, the finance minister says.
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India and Maldives in defence pact

Friday, August 21st 2009, 10:38
related countries: Maldives Maldives

India and the Maldives agree to increase co-operation on matters of defence and security, India's defence ministry says.
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India swine flu toll rises to 36

Friday, August 21st 2009, 6:01
related places: Delhi

The number of people to die of swine flu in India rises to 36 with the first deaths in the capital, Delhi, health officials say.
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India state bans book on Jinnah

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 7:58
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Authorities in the Indian state of Gujarat state ban a controversial book on Pakistan's founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah.
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Half of India affected by drought

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 5:45

Nearly half of India's districts have been hit by drought that could affect the production of rice, a minister says.
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Indian anger over 'arrested' girl

Wednesday, August 19th 2009, 12:30

Demonstrations are taking place in India's Manipur state demanding the release of a 11-year-old girl taken away by security forces.
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Senior Indian politician expelled

Wednesday, August 19th 2009, 9:58

India's Hindu nationalist BJP expels a senior leader, Jaswant Singh, after he praises Pakistani founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah.
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India's BJP disowns Jinnah book

Tuesday, August 18th 2009, 11:14
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India's Hindu nationalist BJP "disassociates" itself from a new book on Pakistan's founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah.
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India PM warns of fresh attacks

Monday, August 17th 2009, 8:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Indian PM Manmohan Singh says he has "credible information" that Pakistan-based militants are plotting fresh attacks.
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US Bollywood 'detention' row

Sunday, August 16th 2009, 0:31
related countries: United States United States

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan expresses anger at his treatment at a US airport but US customs deny he was detained.
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India 'regrets' US body's censure

Friday, August 14th 2009, 6:06
related countries: United States United States

A US body's decision to put India on a list of states which fail to protect religious minorities is "regrettable", India says.
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Delhi female births rise hailed

Thursday, August 13th 2009, 17:59
related places: Delhi

More girls than boys were born in India's capital, Delhi, in 2008, figures show, ending decades of serious imbalance.
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India and Asean sign trade deal

Thursday, August 13th 2009, 10:40

India and the South East Asian bloc Asean sign a free trade agreement at the end of more than six years of talks.
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Mumbai swine flu shutdown begins

Thursday, August 13th 2009, 6:20

Schools, colleges and cinemas in India's commercial capital temporarily close down to limit the spread of the H1N1 virus.
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Abandoned

Thursday, August 13th 2009, 4:56

Mental health patients dumped at Indian hospital
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India's water use 'unsustainable'

Thursday, August 13th 2009, 2:39

Parts of India are on track for severe water shortages, according to results from Nasa's gravity satellites.
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FBI man testifies in Mumbai trial

Wednesday, August 12th 2009, 12:42
related places: Mumbai

An FBI officer appears before a Mumbai court to testify on last November's attacks which killed more than 170 people.
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Mumbai closes schools in flu fear

Wednesday, August 12th 2009, 10:10
related places: Mumbai

Indian authorities in the city of Mumbai close schools, colleges and cinemas in a bid to limit the spread of the H1N1 virus.
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Drought grips many Indian districts

Wednesday, August 12th 2009, 6:41

More than a quarter of India's districts are affected by drought, the country's finance minister Pranab Mukherjee says.
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IPL reveals 2010 schedule changes

Tuesday, August 11th 2009, 16:10

The Indian Premier League announces changes to its format for 2010 and 2011.
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India not to reopen key WWII road

Tuesday, August 11th 2009, 9:07
related countries: China China

India drops plans to a open a disused WWII road that could connect its remote north-eastern states to China.
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Strong quakes hit Japan and India

Tuesday, August 11th 2009, 6:45
related countries: Japan Japan

An earthquake in Japan injures 43 people, while a separate quake in India's Andaman Islands prompts a tsunami warning.
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Swine flu toll goes up in India

Tuesday, August 11th 2009, 5:39

The number of people dying from swine flu in India rises to eight with the death of a 13-year-old girl, federal health officials say.
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India experts search N Korea ship

Monday, August 10th 2009, 15:03
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Indian experts searching a detained North Korean ship say they have so far not found any nuclear materials.
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Badminton team defends withdrawal

Monday, August 10th 2009, 12:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The England team defends its decision to withdraw from the World Badminton Championships in India because of security concerns.
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India's July car sales jump 31%

Monday, August 10th 2009, 8:43

Sales of passenger cars in India have risen by 31% as new launches and lower interest rates boost demand.
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In pictures

Monday, August 10th 2009, 6:27

Hunger threatens survival of ancient Indian tribe
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Badminton team quits after threat

Sunday, August 9th 2009, 19:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The England team withdraws from the World Badminton Championships in India after "a specific terrorist threat".
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Landslide strikes Indian villages

Saturday, August 8th 2009, 14:54
related places: At

At least 15 people are reported to have been killed in a landslide in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand.
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Indian anger at ex-rebel's death

Friday, August 7th 2009, 20:21

Hundreds of Indians defy a curfew to march in protest at the killing of a former rebel in controversial circumstances.
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Australia assures Indian students

Friday, August 7th 2009, 11:33
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian PM Kevin Rudd assures the visiting Indian foreign minister that steps will be take to ensure the safety of Indian students.
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India and South Korea boost trade

Friday, August 7th 2009, 8:38
related countries: South Korea South Korea

India and South Korea sign an agreement to reduce tariffs on goods and services to boost trade between the two nations.
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Pakistan in Mumbai suspect alert

Thursday, August 6th 2009, 14:08
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mumbai

Pakistan issues a global alert for 13 suspects in connection with November's attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai, officials say.
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Swine flu panic grips Indian city

Thursday, August 6th 2009, 11:53
related places: Pune

Panic-stricken people queue up at hospitals in the western Indian city of Pune to be tested for swine flu.
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Indian vulture births are hailed

Thursday, August 6th 2009, 11:19

Conservationists say they are delighted that one of the world's most endangered birds have twice been successfully bred in India.
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India may buy Gandhi Africa home

Thursday, August 6th 2009, 9:49
related countries: South Africa South Africa

India's coal ministry says it plans to buy a house in South Africa where independence hero Mahatma Gandhi lived.
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India to execute 2003 bomb trio

Thursday, August 6th 2009, 9:21
related places: Mumbai

A court in India sentences three people to death for carrying out 2003 bombings that killed more than 50 people in Mumbai.
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Manipur death probe is announced

Wednesday, August 5th 2009, 17:57

The government in the Indian state of Manipur orders a judicial enquiry into the killing of a former separatist rebel.
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UN withdraws Indian energy food

Wednesday, August 5th 2009, 15:53

The UN withdraws a high energy food for children in India after the government says it is being distributed without permission.
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'Drought-defying'

Wednesday, August 5th 2009, 8:47

The rice that survives late Indian monsoons
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India passes free education bill

Wednesday, August 5th 2009, 6:55

India's parliament approves a landmark bill which guarantees free education for children aged between six and 14.
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Tales of injustice

Tuesday, August 4th 2009, 18:04

The Indian villagers who accuse the police of murder
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Indian police accused of abuses

Tuesday, August 4th 2009, 14:15

Indian police are guilty of human rights violations, including beatings, torture and illegal killings, a new report alleges.
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'Two dead' in India border clash

Tuesday, August 4th 2009, 13:55
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Two Bangladeshis are shot dead by Indian border guards, Bangladeshi officials say.
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Flood affects thousands in India

Monday, August 3rd 2009, 12:06
related places: Bihar

Tens of thousands of people are affected by floods in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, officials say.
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India reject drug-testing rules

Sunday, August 2nd 2009, 10:08

India are set for a clash with the World Anti-Doping Agency after rejecting a clause in the new global anti-doping rules.
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Seeking Delhi's 'phantom squirter'

Saturday, August 1st 2009, 11:04

The BBC's former South Asia correspondent, Sam Miller, has been on the streets of the Indian capital investigating a long-running scam.
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Praying for rain

Saturday, August 1st 2009, 0:50

Starvation looms for farmers in eastern India
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Report highlights hunger in India

Friday, July 31st 2009, 12:08

A report by an Indian campaign group says India is emerging as the world centre of hunger and malnutrition.
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India free education bill tabled

Friday, July 31st 2009, 5:52

India's government plans to put a landmark education bill before parliament, after a delay due to procedural issues.
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Indian bill moots free education

Thursday, July 30th 2009, 11:30

A landmark bill is to be introduced in the Indian parliament that seeks to guarantee universal and free education for children.
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Court allows Indian Games village

Thursday, July 30th 2009, 9:43
related places: Delhi

The Supreme Court in India lifts restrictions on construction work at the site of next year's Commonwealth Games in Delhi.
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Jaipur funeral for Indian royal

Thursday, July 30th 2009, 8:21
related places: Jaipur

Thousands of people gather for the funeral of one of the last Indian royals, Gayatri Devi, in her home state of Jaipur.
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Indian queen Gayatri Devi dies

Wednesday, July 29th 2009, 18:01

One of the last queens of India, Gayatri Devi, once described as one of the most beautiful women in the world, dies, aged 90.
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Indian PM defends Pakistan talks

Wednesday, July 29th 2009, 14:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says his country had no choice but to hold peace talks with Pakistan.
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Risky stunts banned from schools in Indian state

Wednesday, July 29th 2009, 9:07

Schools in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu are instructed not to stage events with "risky" stunts.
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Tell-all TV

Tuesday, July 28th 2009, 17:36

A hit new talk show in India sparks anger and debate
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Indian interest rates unchanged

Tuesday, July 28th 2009, 8:45

The Reserve Bank of India keeps interest rates at record lows in a continuing effort to return the economy to growth.
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India submarine 'threatens peace'

Tuesday, July 28th 2009, 5:49
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India's launch of a nuclear-powered submarine is a threat to regional peace and security, Pakistan's foreign ministry says.
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Tata profits defy falling sales

Monday, July 27th 2009, 12:05

Indian car manufacturer Tata Motors sees its profits rise 58% as lower steel costs outweigh a fall in sales.
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London protests over Indian mine

Monday, July 27th 2009, 11:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Mining firm Vedanta will face activists at its AGM later, protesting against its plans to open an Indian mine.
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Three convicted for Mumbai blasts

Monday, July 27th 2009, 11:16
related places: Mumbai

A special court in the Indian city of Mumbai finds three people guilty of bombings that killed 55 people in 2003.
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Anglican Church in India mine row

Sunday, July 26th 2009, 15:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Campaigner Bianca Jagger criticises the Church of England for investing in a controversial Indian mining project.
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India launches nuclear submarine

Sunday, July 26th 2009, 12:24

India's prime minister launches the first nuclear-powered submarine built entirely in the country.
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India to set up school for rogue monkeys

Friday, July 24th 2009, 18:48

Wildlife officials in India plan to build a special school to discipline delinquent monkeys.
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