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Five unusual messages from Narendra Modi

Friday, August 15th 2014, 12:38

Five unusual messages from India's prime minister
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PM Modi says India shamed by rape

Friday, August 15th 2014, 6:15

Narendra Modi says India has been shamed by a recent spate of rapes, as he makes his first Independence Day speech as prime minister.
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Life term for 'Bandit Queen' murder

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 10:28
related places: Delhi

A man convicted of the 2001 murder of bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi is jailed for life by a court in the Indian capital, Delhi.
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India children die trapped in car

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 8:31

Police in India say four children have died from suffocation after they got trapped inside a car and could not open the door from inside.
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India probes Jet Airways plane drop

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 6:50
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Turkey Turkey
related places: Ankara, Brussels

India's aviation watchdog is investigating reports that a Jet Airways aircraft flying to Brussels suddenly dropped 5,000 feet over Ankara, alarming controllers.
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Why Amazon and Flipkart will spend $3bn in India

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 0:32

Why Amazon and Flipkart will spend billions in India
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Bribery hotline 'traps Delhi police'

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 12:35
related places: Delhi

Five policemen in India are being investigated for alleged corruption after officials receive complaints on a newly-launched WhatsApp helpline number.
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VIDEO: India schools hold Sanskrit lessons

Tuesday, August 12th 2014, 23:48

Indian school students have had Sanskrit classes introduced to their curriculum in an attempt by the new government of Narendra Modi to boost interest in the ancient language.
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Indian state imposes dress code fine

Tuesday, August 12th 2014, 13:06

India's Tamil Nadu state passes a law which imposes stiff fines on private clubs who enforce strict dress codes after a row over a dhoti.
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India PM Narendra Modi visits Kargil

Tuesday, August 12th 2014, 11:55
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kargil, Kashmir

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Kargil in Indian-administered Kashmir, the first visit to the town by an Indian PM since the 1999 conflict with Pakistan.
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Lion cub leads ranger to dead mother

Tuesday, August 12th 2014, 10:57

A lion cub has led forest rangers to its mother's corpse in an Indian sanctuary, an act described by officials as very unusual behaviour.
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Orwell’s own Indian animal farm

Monday, August 11th 2014, 21:01

Why a remote Indian town counts George Orwell as a native son
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India star's 'police dance' slammed

Monday, August 11th 2014, 8:42
related places: Calcutta

A controversy erupts after an Indian policewoman in uniform danced on stage with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan at a police gala in Calcutta.
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VIDEO: India lack of toilets 'huge problem'

Monday, August 11th 2014, 1:01

Yogita Limaye finds out why the lack of toilets in India is a critical problem and one that is hard to solve.
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Will a Pakistani-Indian kiss be censored?

Sunday, August 10th 2014, 23:01
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Will Pakistan censor this actress's kiss with an Indian star?
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England's work not yet done - Moores

Sunday, August 10th 2014, 11:56

England coach Peter Moores says his team will not let up in the final Test with India on Friday, having gone 2-1 up in the series.
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England beat India by an innings

Saturday, August 9th 2014, 17:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England complete a stunning innings victory over India with two days of the fourth Test to spare at Old Trafford.
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Heavy rain halts England and India

Friday, August 8th 2014, 16:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Rain curtails day two of the fourth Test between England and India at Old Trafford, with the hosts leading by 85.
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Killer of 'Bandit Queen' convicted

Friday, August 8th 2014, 14:43

A man is found guilty of killing India's bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi, 13 years after her death.
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Pakistan returns India soldier

Friday, August 8th 2014, 11:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Pakistan hands back an Indian soldier carried by a river across the Line of Control (LoC) - the de facto border dividing the disputed Kashmir region.
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Sachin Tendulkar - India's missing MP

Friday, August 8th 2014, 0:38

Cricket legend Tendulkar is a no-show at India's parliament
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Broad stars as England dominate India

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 18:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England bowl India out for 152 after losing the toss on the first day of the fourth Test at Old Trafford.
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India teacher 'absent for 23 years'

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 12:24

An Indian state school says one of its teachers has been absent for 23 years of her 24-year career.
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India bill to try minors as adults

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 7:10

India's cabinet approves a bill to allow children over 16 to be tried as adults for crimes such as rape and murder.
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Is Modi's 'foster son' a public relations triumph?

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 1:48

Did Indian PM's team spin the 'foster son' story?
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India's Gandhi disrupts parliament

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 11:34

The vice president of India's main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, disrupts parliament, demanding a debate on recent religious violence.
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India anger at 'rape' fashion shoot

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 9:55

An Indian fashion shoot showing a model being groped on a bus causes outrage, with social media users saying it glamorises the 2012 Delhi gang rape.
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India cartoonist Pran dies of cancer

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 4:50

Pran, one of India's best-known cartoonists and creator of the famous comic series Chacha Chaudhary, dies from cancer.
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India name uncapped trio in ODI squad

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 17:39

Dhawal Kulkarni, Sanju Samson and Karn Sharma are included in India's limited-overs squad, but Cheteshwar Pujara is left out.
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India disappointed by Anderson ruling

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 11:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India's cricket board says it is unhappy England's James Anderson was found not guilty of a breach of the code of conduct.
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India pregnant woman in daring swim

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 8:48

An Indian woman in her ninth month of pregnancy swims nearly a kilometre across a river swollen by monsoon rain to get to hospital and avoid a home birth.
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India nurses trapped in Libya return

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 8:38
related countries: Libya Libya

A group of more than 40 Indian nurses trapped in the fighting engulfing parts of Libya return home, officials say.
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India MPs protest over Lanka article

Monday, August 4th 2014, 9:05
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Lanka

India's parliament is adjourned repeatedly over an article and uncomplimentary illustration of PM Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa published on a Sri Lankan government website.
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India evacuations over flood fears

Monday, August 4th 2014, 6:23
related countries: Nepal Nepal
related places: Bihar

Authorities in India evacuate 60,000 people in Bihar amid flash flood fears after a landslide blocks a river in Nepal, officials say.
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India bank head arrested over bribery

Monday, August 4th 2014, 3:28

Indian police arrest the chairman of state-run Syndicate bank, Sudhir Kumar Jain, and several others over allegations of bribery.
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Will Modi's Nepal visit mark a change in India's water policy?

Saturday, August 2nd 2014, 23:59
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Will PM's Nepal visit mark a change in India's water policy?
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India mimics scaring off monkeys

Saturday, August 2nd 2014, 12:05
related places: Delhi

Forty young people are employed in India to impersonate monkeys to scare off real monkeys around Delhi's parliament, a minister has stated.
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VIDEO: The village buried by a landslide

Friday, August 1st 2014, 22:34
related places: Malin

Zubair Ahmed reports on the search for survivors after a landslide buried Malin village in western India.
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Anderson awaits Jadeja hearing verdict

Friday, August 1st 2014, 10:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's James Anderson is waiting to learn the outcome of a hearing over an alleged clash with India's Ravindra Jadeja.
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The 'Flying Sikh' who won India's first Commonwealth gold

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 23:21

How an unknown runner won India's first Commonwealth gold
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VIDEO: Mother and baby saved after landslide

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 17:19

Rescue workers in western India are working to locate survivors of a landslide that has claimed at least 30 lives and buried up to 200 people.
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Cook relieved by England victory

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 14:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook says the win over India in the third Test has eased the pressure on him to resign as England captain.
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Race to find India landslide missing

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 13:31

Rescuers in western India race to locate survivors of a landslide that has killed at least 30 and buried up to 200 people, but hopes of finding survivors fade as time passes.
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England win to level India series

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 12:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Southampton

England wrap up a 266-run victory over India in the third Test at Southampton to level the series at 1-1.
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Dozens trapped by Indian landslide

Wednesday, July 30th 2014, 19:42

At least 20 people are killed after a landslide buries more than 40 houses and leaves up to 200 people trapped in a village in western India.
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England close in on win over India

Wednesday, July 30th 2014, 17:51

England move closer to levelling the series against India with another dominant display on day four of the third Test.
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Ten jailed for India school fire

Wednesday, July 30th 2014, 9:00

Ten people, including the owner of a school , are convicted for a school fire in 2004 in which 94 children were burnt alive in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.
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Amazon pledges $2bn India investment

Wednesday, July 30th 2014, 7:25

Amazon, one of the world's largest online retailers, says it will invest a further $2bn (£1.2bn) to boost its operations in India.
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India road crash kills 21 people

Wednesday, July 30th 2014, 5:28
related places: At

At least 21 people die when their bus swerves off a mountain road and falls into a gorge in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
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England make India batsmen struggle

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 19:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Southampton

James Anderson and Stuart Broad help England continue to dominate India on day three of the third Test at Southampton.
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India's Flipkart raises record $1bn

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 13:13

India's largest e-commerce company Flipkart raises $1bn (£590m; 60bn rupees) in fresh funding, the largest ever for an Indian internet firm.
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Moeen warned by ICC over wristbands

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 9:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England batsman Moeen Ali is warned by the match referee not to wear pro-Gaza wristbands again in the third Test against India.
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Kerry visits India to improve ties

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 6:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi, Washington

US Secretary of State John Kerry is to begin a visit to Delhi as Washington tries to improve ties with India under its new PM Narendra Modi.
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In pictures: Indian child beggars

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 0:40
related places: Delhi

The child beggars struggling to get by in the Indian capital, Delhi
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The 'mistake' behind a top handbag firm

Monday, July 28th 2014, 23:03

How did Michael Jackson help inspire Indian handbag firm?
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Bell & Buttler put England on top

Monday, July 28th 2014, 17:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ian Bell stars with a superb 167 as England take control of the third Test against India on day two, declaring on 569-7.
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Indian or American: Congressman's 'oops'

Monday, July 28th 2014, 16:06
related countries: United States United States

Congressman's India gaffe highlights issue of US diversity
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India riot city curfew relaxed

Monday, July 28th 2014, 6:08
related places: Saharanpur

India's Uttar Pradesh state relaxes a curfew in the city of Saharanpur after clashes between Sikhs and Muslims left three dead and 20 hurt.
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Cook makes 95 as England thrive

Sunday, July 27th 2014, 17:11

England captain Alastair Cook falls for 95 but Gary Ballance hits a century on day one of the third Test against India.
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Jadeja fine hurtful to India - Dhoni

Saturday, July 26th 2014, 16:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India are 'very hurt' by Ravindra Jadeja's fine for an altercation with England's Jimmy Anderson, says captain Mahendra Dhoni.
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Jadeja fined over Anderson incident

Friday, July 25th 2014, 11:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India's Ravindra Jadeja has been fined 50% of his match fee following an incident with England's James Anderson.
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Narendra Modi: Is India's PM avoiding the media?

Friday, July 25th 2014, 0:26

Why Indian PM Narendra Modi is avoiding the media
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Mirza hits back in nationality row

Thursday, July 24th 2014, 12:53
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza rejects claims by a ruling party legislator that she is not fit to represent newly-created Telangana state because she is married to a Pakistani.
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Children dead in Indian train crash

Thursday, July 24th 2014, 6:40
related places: At

At least 18 children are killed along with their driver when a school bus is hit by a train in the Indian state of Telangana, police say.
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India MPs demand 'force-fed' probe

Thursday, July 24th 2014, 4:24

Opposition MPs in India demand an investigation into reports that some Hindu MPs tried to forcibly feed a Muslim man fasting for Ramadan.
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Indian boy has 232 teeth removed

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014, 16:23

Doctors in India extract 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation.
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India MPs 'force-fed' Muslim worker

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014, 12:45

Both houses of India's parliament are adjourned in uproar after reports that some Hindu MPs tried to forcibly feed a Muslim man fasting for Ramadan.
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School head held over India 'rape'

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014, 6:56
related places: Bangalore

Police in the Indian city of Bangalore arrest a school head for failing to protect children under his care after a six-year-old girl is allegedly raped.
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In pictures: Life in denuded India villages

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 23:20

Life in Indian villages denuded by deforestation
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VIDEO: When Britain ruled India

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 20:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Living in India during the dying days of the British Raj
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Buttler replaces Prior for England

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 15:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jos Buttler replaces Matt Prior as wicketkeeper in the England squad for the third Test against India at the Rose Bowl.
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I will not resign as captain - Cook

Monday, July 21st 2014, 16:22

England captain Alastair Cook says he will not resign following the 95-run defeat by India in the second Test at Lord's.
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England collapse to defeat by India

Monday, July 21st 2014, 14:06

England slump to a crushing 95-run defeat in the second Test at Lord's as India take a 1-0 lead in the series.
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Parliament uproar over 'corruption'

Monday, July 21st 2014, 10:36

There is uproar in the Indian parliament over a former Supreme Court judge's allegations of corruption in the judiciary.
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In pictures: India's 'original conservationists'

Sunday, July 20th 2014, 23:12

The 'original conservationists' of India's tree-loving tribe
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Arrest over India school 'rape'

Sunday, July 20th 2014, 21:10

Police in India arrest a man in connection with the alleged rape of a six-year-old girl by two staff members at her Bangalore school.
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England on verge of India defeat

Sunday, July 20th 2014, 17:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England are on the verge of defeat after India's superb performance with the bat and ball in the second Test at Lord's.
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Oil and gas boost Reliance profits

Sunday, July 20th 2014, 11:43

Reliance Industries, one of India's largest conglomerates, reports a sharp rise in profits thanks in part to a turnaround in its oil and gas business.
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Plunkett strikes leave Test in balance

Saturday, July 19th 2014, 17:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England took three wickets in the evening session to leave the second Test against India at Lord's in the balance.
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VIDEO: The problem with sex education in India

Friday, July 18th 2014, 23:31

Indian minister's views on sex education inspire internet satire
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Cook fails again against India

Friday, July 18th 2014, 11:51

England captain Alastair Cook again fails with the bat, extending his run of innings without a Test hundred to 26.
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India school boycotted after 'rape'

Friday, July 18th 2014, 5:52
related places: Bangalore

Indian parents stop sending their children to a Bangalore school after a six-year-old student was allegedly raped by staff members.
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Rahane leads India fightback at Lord's

Thursday, July 17th 2014, 17:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ajinkya Rahane hits a century as England fail to capitalise on helpful conditions on the first day of the second Test at Lord's.
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Pakistan set for India football tour

Thursday, July 17th 2014, 13:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan will go on a two-match tour of India in August.
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India six-year-old 'raped in school'

Thursday, July 17th 2014, 10:55
related places: Bangalore

A six-year-old schoolgirl is allegedly raped by two staff members at a school in the southern city of Bangalore, the latest such attack in India.
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India's growing breast milk banking network

Thursday, July 17th 2014, 0:18

India's growing breast-milk banking network
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Kashmir protest over deadly accident

Wednesday, July 16th 2014, 13:03

An army vehicle has crashed into a taxi in Indian-administered Kashmir, killing six people and triggering violent protests, police say.
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How India's film festival boom is boosting indie cinema

Wednesday, July 16th 2014, 0:31

How festivals are boosting indie cinema in India
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Anderson faces ICC misconduct charge

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 21:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's James Anderson is charged with misconduct by the ICC after an incident in the first Test against India.
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Readers remember India's iconic car

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 21:21

Readers remember the Herculean efforts of India's iconic car
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Brics nations to create $100bn bank

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 20:01
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Russia Russia, South Africa South Africa

The leaders of the so-called Brics countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - sign a deal to create a new $100bn development bank and emergency reserve fund.
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