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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 panel cuts growth forecast

Friday, September 13th 2013, 7:26

The Indian prime minister's economic advisory council lowers the growth outlook for the current financial year by more than one percentage point.
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VIDEO: Husband builds late wife 'Taj Mahal'

Friday, September 13th 2013, 1:06

A man in northern India is building a replica of the Taj Mahal as a "monument of love" to his wife who passed away nearly two years ago.
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Delhi gang rape trial sentences due

Friday, September 13th 2013, 0:49
related places: Delhi

Four men found guilty of raping and murdering a student in the Indian capital Delhi are due to be sentenced.
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Curfew in Kashmir after deadly clash

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 10:07

A curfew is imposed in parts of Indian-administered Kashmir after the killing of a man on Wednesday, allegedly by security forces.
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India flood temple prayers resume

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 5:13

A famous Hindu temple which was badly damaged by the floods in the Indian state of Uttarakhand in June reopens for prayers.
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Afghan footballers in historic win

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 16:56
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghanistan wins its first international football trophy, beating India 2-0 in the final of the South Asian Football Federation Championship.
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Delhi gang rapists 'deserve death'

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 11:12
related places: Delhi

Four men found guilty of the fatal gang rape of a student in the Indian capital Delhi should face the death penalty, prosecutors say.
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Death toll rises after India riots

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 15:16
related places: At

At least 38 people have been killed in clashes which erupted between Hindus and Muslims in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police say.
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Four convicted for Delhi gang rape

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 14:56
related places: Delhi

Four men are found guilty of the fatal gang rape of a student in Delhi last year, an attack which sparked violent protests across India.
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Viewpoints: Has Delhi rape case changed India?

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 13:35

Has the case changed attitudes in India?
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Delhi gang rape verdict expected

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 4:57
related places: Delhi

Four men charged with the fatal gang rape of a student in the Indian capital Delhi last December arrive in court as it prepares to deliver its verdict.
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Arrests over Indian diarist's murder

Monday, September 9th 2013, 18:38
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Two people have been held in Afghanistan over the killing of an Indian woman who wrote a memoir about her escape from the Taliban, officials say.
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In pictures: Religious clashes hit Muzaffarnagar

Monday, September 9th 2013, 12:29
related places: Muzaffarnagar

Tension after communal violence in northern Indian state
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Army deployed in India after clashes

Monday, September 9th 2013, 5:41
related places: Muzaffarnagar

Indian army soldiers are deployed in Muzaffarnagar in northern Uttar Pradesh state, after 28 people were killed in religious clashes.
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VIDEO: Expat Indians cash in on low rupee

Sunday, September 8th 2013, 0:12

The falling value of the rupee is causing turmoil in India, however, expatriate Indians in the Gulf are turning the situation to their advantage. Jeremy Howell reports.
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Indian babies die in state hospital

Saturday, September 7th 2013, 14:49
related places: Calcutta

A government-run hospital in Calcutta is accused of negligence after the deaths of 30 babies admitted to its care in the last four days.
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VIDEO: Kashmir concert causes controversy

Saturday, September 7th 2013, 2:10

One of the most renowned musicians in India, Zubin Mehta, is set to conduct a concert by the Bavarian State Orchestra in Indian-controlled Kashmir.
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VIDEO: Afghan gunmen kill Indian diarist

Friday, September 6th 2013, 4:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

An Indian woman, who wrote a popular memoir about her escape from the Taliban, has been shot dead in Afghanistan by suspected militants, police say.
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Afghan gunmen kill Indian diarist

Thursday, September 5th 2013, 14:31
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

An Indian woman, who wrote a popular memoir about her escape from the Taliban, is shot dead in Afghanistan by suspected militants, police say.
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India markets up on Rajan confidence

Thursday, September 5th 2013, 10:35

The Indian currency and stocks jump in value, a day after the country's new central bank chief takes charge and promises tough action to boost growth.
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VIDEO: Can this man turn round India's banks?

Wednesday, September 4th 2013, 8:39

India's chief economic adviser Raghuram Rajan takes over as the head of the country's central bank this month.
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India central bank boss takes charge

Wednesday, September 4th 2013, 6:00

Raghuram Rajan, a former International Monetary Fund chief economist is taking over as India's central bank governor.
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Rupee falls sharply amid uncertainty

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 12:21

The Indian rupee falls sharply after a gloomy forecast for the country's economy and increasing uncertainty in the region.
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India upper house approves food bill

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 3:50

India's upper house of parliament passes a controversial bill that aims to provide subsidised food to two-thirds of the population.
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The digital innovators inspiring India

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 23:01

Five pioneers of technological innovation
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Guru remanded over 'sex assault'

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 12:38

A court in India detains controversial Indian spiritual guru Asaram Bapu for 14 days over alleged sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl.
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India rules out night fuel sale ban

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 10:35

India is not considering a proposal to shut fuel pumps at night as it looks at ways to cut its oil import bill, Oil Minister Veerappa Moily says.
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VIDEO: Malaysian minorities missing out

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 3:30
related countries: China China, Malaysia Malaysia

Some students from Malaysia's ethnic Chinese and Indian communities have missed out on university places, despite achieving top grades in their exams.
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Spotlight shines on Indian tech world

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 2:07

Spotlight shines on Indian tech world
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Body found from 1968 India air crash

Saturday, August 31st 2013, 20:40

The body of an Indian soldier killed in an air crash in the Himalayas 45 years ago has been recovered, the army says.
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Delhi gang rape teenager convicted

Saturday, August 31st 2013, 14:29
related places: Delhi

A teenager is found guilty of the rape and murder of a student in Delhi last year and receives a three-year term behind bars.
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Profiles: Delhi gang rape accused

Saturday, August 31st 2013, 10:19

Profiles of the suspects in the fatal rape of an Indian student
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India's economy continues slowdown

Friday, August 30th 2013, 12:58

The latest figures on the Indian economy show a growth rate of 4.4% for the April-June quarter, compared with the same period the previous year.
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India 'top militant' flown to Delhi

Friday, August 30th 2013, 11:25
related places: Bihar, Delhi

The alleged leader of the Indian Mujahideen (IM) militant group, Yasin Bhatkal, is transferred to Delhi for questioning following his arrest.
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'Five militants' killed in Kashmir

Friday, August 30th 2013, 6:33

At least five militants are killed in a clash with security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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India launches defence satellite

Friday, August 30th 2013, 5:26

India successfully launches GSAT-7, its first satellite dedicated solely to military use, the country's space organisation announces.
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VIDEO: Litter spoils Hindu pilgrimage trail

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 23:15

Environmentalists in India's Kashmir region are becoming increasingly concerned about the amount of waste being left behind by Hindu pilgrims making their way to a shrine in the Himalayas.
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India arrests 'top militant leader'

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 15:22

Police in India say they have arrested Yasin Bhatkal, the alleged leader of the Indian Mujahideen which is blamed for a string of deadly attacks.
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India to sell dollars to oil firms

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 6:31
related countries: United States United States

India's central bank says it will sell US dollars to three state-run oil firms, in its latest attempt to stem the decline in the Indian rupee.
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India building collapse 'kills eight'

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 9:21
related places: At, Vadodara

At least eight people are killed in a building collapse in the western Indian city of Vadodara, officials say, with more trapped under debris.
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Indian rupee falls to fresh low

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 7:32
related countries: United States United States

India's rupee sinks by nearly 4% to a new low against the US dollar amid growing concerns about the health of the country's economy.
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India eyes $28bn infrastructure lift

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 8:07

The Indian government approves infrastructure projects worth 1.83tn rupees ($28.4bn; £17.7bn) to revive the economy and boost the falling rupee.
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Sonia Gandhi fine after health scare

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 4:56

Sonia Gandhi, the head of India's governing Congress party, is discharged from hospital just hours after being admitted, a doctor says.
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VIDEO: India to launch cheap food plan

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 2:12

A plan to provide more than 800m poor people in India with cheaper grain every month has been passed by the lower house of parliament.
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India lower house approves food bill

Monday, August 26th 2013, 21:34

India's lower house of parliament passes a controversial bill that aims to provide subsidised food to two-thirds of the population.
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Fast-track pledge for Mumbai rape

Monday, August 26th 2013, 6:39
related places: Mumbai

The trial in last weeks's gang rape of a 22-year-old photojournalist in the Indian city of Mumbai will be fast-tracked, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan pledges.
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ONGC to buy stake in Africa gas field

Monday, August 26th 2013, 4:03
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique

India's biggest oil explorer, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), agrees a deal to buy a 10% stake in an offshore gas field in Mozambique.
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Five Mumbai rape suspects arrested

Sunday, August 25th 2013, 9:37
related places: Mumbai

All five men wanted over the gang rape of a 22-year-old photo journalist in the Indian city of Mumbai on Thursday have been arrested.
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Second man held over Mumbai rape

Saturday, August 24th 2013, 9:34
related places: Mumbai

A second man is arrested over the gang-rape of a 22-year-old photo journalist in the Indian city of Mumbai on Thursday.
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Mumbai photojournalist gang-raped

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 15:14
related places: Mumbai

A 22-year-old photojournalist has been gang-raped by five men in the Indian city of Mumbai, police say, in another case sparking outrage.
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Madras Cafe: Bollywood film stirs up a storm in India

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 0:20

Bollywood film stirs up a storm of controversy
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China accused of Indian incursion

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 4:46
related countries: China China

Chinese troops entered the north-eastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh last week, local media reports say, but Indian officials dismiss it as a "non-event".
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In praise of Ian Jack's small town India

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 0:27

How writer Ian Jack evokes India's neglected towns
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Indian state outlaws black magic

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 12:41
related places: Pune

The Indian state of Maharashtra enacts emergency laws banning black magic and superstition, one day after a prominent campaigner was killed.
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Pakistan officer 'killed' in Kashmir

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 10:59
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Pakistan says one of its officers has been killed by Indian shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) that divides the disputed territory of Kashmir.
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Surviving the horror of the Bihar train accident

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 8:57
related places: Bihar

Decision that saved woman in Bihar train horror
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India takes steps to boost liquidity

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 3:43

India's central bank says it will inject 80bn rupees ($1.3bn; £750m) into the country's banking system by buying long-term government bonds.
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India anti-black magic figure killed

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 10:35
related places: Pune

A high-profile Indian anti-superstition activist, who was campaigning for legislation to ban black magic, is shot dead in the city of Pune, police say.
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Indian rupee falls to new record low

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 9:57

The Indian rupee falls to a new record low against the dollar as Asian markets fall on concerns that the Federal Reserve will soon scale back its stimulus measures.
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Bihar trains resume after accident

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 6:54
related places: Bihar

Services are partially restored at a remote station in the Indian state of Bihar where 28 people were killed after being hit by an express train while crossing the tracks.
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India to launch cheap food scheme

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 5:43

The Indian government is to launch a programme to provide subsidised food to two thirds of the population.
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India launches submarines review

Monday, August 19th 2013, 15:07

India orders a review of its submarines' weapons safety systems, after early findings indicated arms on board the INS Sindhurakshak may have played a role in its sinking.
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India puts off satellite re-launch

Monday, August 19th 2013, 12:19

Indian space authorities call off plans to re-launch a communications satellite barely an hour before it was to lift-off.
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India train kills people on track

Monday, August 19th 2013, 10:30
related places: At, Bihar

At least 37 people crossing the tracks at a remote train station in the northern Indian state of Bihar are killed after being hit by an express train, reports say.
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Rupee hits record low against dollar

Monday, August 19th 2013, 6:01
related countries: United States United States

The Indian rupee continues to fall, hitting a fresh all-time low against the US dollar, despite recent measures by the government to stem its decline.
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Four bodies recovered in India sub

Friday, August 16th 2013, 9:04
related places: Mumbai

Indian divers recover four bodies from a submarine which sank after it exploded in a Mumbai dockyard, with 14 other sailors also feared dead.
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Rupee hits record low against dollar

Friday, August 16th 2013, 7:57

The Indian rupee has hit a record low against the dollar despite efforts to by the nation's central bank to support the currency.
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India names missing submarine crew

Friday, August 16th 2013, 3:34
related places: Mumbai

India's navy releases names of the 18 sailors feared dead inside a submarine which sank after it exploded in a Mumbai dockyard.
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Indian villages lit up by off-grid power

Friday, August 16th 2013, 0:48

Off-grid power is lighting up India's villages
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US tribe votes to legalise alcohol

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 19:25
related countries: United States United States

An American-Indian tribe ravaged by alcohol abuse votes to end prohibition, but critics say the move will only worsen the reservation's problems.
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India renews effort to prop up rupee

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 11:01

India's central bank puts further restrictions on the amount of money Indian companies and individuals can send out of the country.
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Divers struggle to search submarine

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 8:02
related places: Mumbai

Indian divers struggle to search a submarine which sank after it exploded in a Mumbai dockyard with 18 sailors feared dead inside.
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PM rounds on 'anti-India activity'

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 4:32
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Indian PM Manmohan Singh says ties with Pakistan cannot improve until it "stops using their territory for anti-India activity", in a speech marking Independence Day
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India laments submarine 'tragedy'

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 0:06
related places: Mumbai

Indian Defence Minister AK Antony describes two huge explosions and fire on an Indian submarine berthed in Mumbai as a "shocking tragedy".
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VIDEO: Deadly fire sinks India navy submarine

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 14:44

India's defence minister has confirmed a number of crew have been killed in the huge explosion and fire on a submarine
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Indian submarine hit by explosion

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 5:38
related places: At, Mumbai

At least 18 sailors are feared to be trapped on board an Indian submarine that caught fire after an explosion in a Mumbai dockyard, officials say.
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In pictures: India coal fires

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 0:22

Coal fires threaten lives in Indian town
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India helicopter deal is criticised

Tuesday, August 13th 2013, 11:44
related countries: Italy Italy

A helicopter deal at the centre of bribery allegations in India and Italy comes under fire in an official parliamentary report.
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Kashmir 'violations' fuel tensions

Tuesday, August 13th 2013, 5:11
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

With fresh reports of firing on Tuesday, India and Pakistan continue to trade accusations over violations of the ceasefire along the disputed border in Kashmir.
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VIDEO: The growing waistlines of India

Monday, August 12th 2013, 23:05
related places: Mumbai

As India's economy grows and a new middle class emerges, the national waistline is swelling too. Anita Rani visits an over-size clothes store in Mumbai which caters for this growing middle class.
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Dwyer given eight-month India ban

Monday, August 12th 2013, 19:14

Jockey Martin Dwyer is banned for eight months by stewards in India after losing the latest stage of a fight against suspension.
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VIDEO: India joins aircraft carrier club

Monday, August 12th 2013, 16:54

Only a few countries have ever designed and built their own aircraft carrier but India has joined that elite club. It has launched a new 37,500 tonne carrier, built in the state of Kerala.
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India unveils aircraft carrier

Monday, August 12th 2013, 7:04

India unveils its first home-built aircraft carrier from a shipyard in southern Kerala state.
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Army marches through Kashmir streets

Monday, August 12th 2013, 6:44
related places: Kishtwar

Indian army soldiers march through Kishtwar in Indian-administered Kashmir in a show of force to discourage protests.
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Indian-built nuclear sub activated

Saturday, August 10th 2013, 17:53

India activates the reactor on board the INS Arihant nuclear submarine, the first such vessel to be designed and built in India.
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