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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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VIDEO: Bridge 'snapped in half' by floods

Monday, September 8th 2014, 16:03

Soldiers in Indian-administered Kashmir build a temporary bridge across the Tawi River after the region's worst floods for 50 years snapped a number of key crossings.
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VIDEO: Footage shows Punjab submerged

Monday, September 8th 2014, 14:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Rescue teams are battling to retrieve hundreds of thousands of people stranded by damaging floods in India and Pakistan.
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India delays serial killer hanging

Monday, September 8th 2014, 3:55

India's Supreme Court puts on hold the execution of a man sentenced for murdering a girl in a case dubbed "the house of horrors".
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VIDEO: Escaping Kashmir streets-turned-lakes

Monday, September 8th 2014, 2:48

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has visited flood-hit areas of Indian-administered Kashmir, following devastating monsoon rains.
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Why dozens of India's Asiatic lions are dying

Sunday, September 7th 2014, 21:19

Why Asiatic lions are dying in dozens
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England beat India in T20 thriller

Sunday, September 7th 2014, 18:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

England round off their international summer with a pulsating three-run Twenty20 victory over India at Edgbaston.
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Kashmir city hit by huge flood

Sunday, September 7th 2014, 11:59
related places: Srinagar

Much of the main city of Indian-administered Kashmir, Srinagar, is under water, as soldiers battle to rescue flood victims throughout the region.
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India Pakistan flood toll passes 200

Saturday, September 6th 2014, 7:19
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

More than 200 people have been killed in floods caused by heavy rain across large swathes of India and Pakistan, reports say.
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Root century sets up England ODI win

Friday, September 5th 2014, 17:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Joe Root hits 113 as England beat India by 41 runs in the final one-day international, with the tourists winning the series 3-1.
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Australia to return Hindu statues

Friday, September 5th 2014, 8:01
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott is to return to India two ancient Hindu statues allegedly stolen from temples and displayed in galleries in Australia.
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Deadly floods in India and Pakistan

Friday, September 5th 2014, 7:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Dozens are killed after flooding caused by incessant rain across Indian- and Pakistani-administered Kashmir.
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India 'serial killer' to be executed

Friday, September 5th 2014, 4:59

An Indian man sentenced to death for murdering a girl in a case dubbed "the house of horrors" will be executed next week, officials say.
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India on alert after al-Qaeda video

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 20:58

India issues a security alert following the release of a video by the head of al-Qaeda announcing the formation of an Indian branch of the group.
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We must learn from India - Moeen

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 15:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

All-rounder Moeen Ali says England must learn from India's style of play to help turn around their dismal one-day form.
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'Dozens dead' in Kashmir bus plunge

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 12:28

Dozens of people are feared dead after floods sweep a bus into a gorge in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Zawahiri launches al-Qaeda in S Asia

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 11:36

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri announces the creation of an Indian branch of his militant group to 'raise the flag of jihad' across South Asia.
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India hanged girls' accused bailed

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 11:27

Three Indian men, arrested in May for the alleged gang rape and murder of two teenage cousins in a case which sparked global outrage, are freed on bail after investigators refuse to charge them.
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Abbott in India over uranium deal

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 3:31
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott arrives in India for a two-day visit, with a deal on uranium sales high on the agenda.
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Brazilian Zico to coach Indian club

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 8:36
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian great Zico agrees to manage the FC Goa team in the inaugural season of football's new Indian Super League.
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'Humiliated' Indian girl found dead

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 7:52

A teenage Indian girl who was allegedly humiliated by village elders for protesting against her father's harassment is found dead near a railway track in West Bengal state.
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VIDEO: Modi's first 100 days in power

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 3:18

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has completed his first 100 days as leader of the country.
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Cook will not quit as ODI skipper

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 17:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook says he will not stand down as England one-day captain despite the series defeat by India.
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India humble England to win series

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 15:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

India send England to a humiliating nine-wicket defeat to win the fourth one-day international at Edgbaston and the series 3-0.
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Thieving monkey hands out money

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 10:20

A monkey in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh steals money from a home and rains down banknotes on people, reports say.
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Woman has boy after swim to safety

Monday, September 1st 2014, 13:21

An Indian woman who swam nearly a kilometre across a raging monsoon river to avoid a home birth delivers a baby boy in hospital.
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Nuclear vow at Japan-India talks

Monday, September 1st 2014, 12:44
related countries: Japan Japan

India's PM Narendra Modi and Japan's Shinzo Abe agree at their summit to speed up talks on a nuclear energy pact.
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India unveils new village toilets

Monday, September 1st 2014, 4:07

An Indian charity unveils 108 new lavatories in a village which gained notoriety when two young girls were found hanged from a tree there in May.
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In pictures: India's coal miners

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 20:34

Photographer Arindam Mukherjee with the miners of eastern India
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Cook defends England's ODI approach

Saturday, August 30th 2014, 19:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Alastair Cook defends his team's tactics after a second successive heavy defeat in the one-day series with India.
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India beat England to take 2-0 lead

Saturday, August 30th 2014, 16:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India beat England by six wickets at Trent Bridge to take a 2-0 lead in the one-day series with two games left.
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Hales wants strong Cook partnership

Friday, August 29th 2014, 19:22

Alex Hales says captain Alastair Cook is the "right guy at the top of the order" ahead of the third ODI against India.
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India's growth hits two year high

Friday, August 29th 2014, 16:52

India's economy grew by 5.7% in the three months to June, its fastest pace in two-and-a-half years, according to an official estimate.
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Indian elephant creates own art

Friday, August 29th 2014, 5:08
related places: Delhi

Paintings by an Indian elephant go on sale at a gallery in the capital, Delhi, to help raise money to protect the endangered animals.
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'Dead' Indian activist found alive

Friday, August 29th 2014, 4:20
related places: Bangalore

An Indian activist thought to have died in a car fire is found alive in Bangalore and accused by police of faking his death over a woman.
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India launches bank accounts for all

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 12:48

Indian PM Narendra Modi launches a plan to provide a bank account for every household, in a landmark initiative to help the poor.
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India cow row 'settled by DNA tests'

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 10:55

A woman in southern India is set to win a court battle to keep a cow after DNA tests proved it belongs to her, her lawyer says.
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The Indian journalists' #TwitterPasswords

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 8:24

Were Indian journalists asked to hand over their Twitter passwords?
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India thrash England in second ODI

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 18:10

England lose by a crushing 133 runs in the second one-day international at Cardiff after Suresh Raina's superb century.
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Girl survives being buried alive

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 13:25

Police in northern India are hunting for the relatives of a seven-year-old girl who was buried alive but rescued from her grave by a villager.
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India 'criminal' ministers warning

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 7:38

India's Supreme Court says politicians with criminal records should not be appointed as ministers.
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Woman kills leopard in long battle

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 16:14

An Indian woman armed only with farm tools is stable in hospital after killing a leopard that attacked her.
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Mumbai attack Jewish centre reopens

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 8:26
related places: Mumbai

A Jewish centre in the Indian city of Mumbai reopens, nearly six years after it was stormed by gunmen who attacked the city.
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Mozilla launches $33 smartphone

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 8:17

Mozilla, a company best known for its Firefox browser, launches its first low-cost smartphone in India, retailing for 1,999 rupees ($33; £19.90).
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Rain washes out first ODI at Bristol

Monday, August 25th 2014, 12:47

Rain causes the first ODI against India at Bristol to be abandoned without play, denying Alex Hales his debut.
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India coal mining licences 'illegal'

Monday, August 25th 2014, 11:10

India's Supreme Court rules that all coal mining licences awarded between 1993 and 2010 are illegal.
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In pictures: India's 'untouchable' scavengers

Monday, August 25th 2014, 5:37

The demeaning life of India's 10 million toilet pan cleaners
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India temple stampede kills 10

Monday, August 25th 2014, 3:49

At least 10 people have been killed in a stampede at a Hindu festival in central India, local officials say.
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Hales set for England 50-over debut

Sunday, August 24th 2014, 13:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Alastair Cook confirms Alex Hales will make his 50-over international debut against India on Monday.
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Activist Irom Sharmila re-arrested

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 5:50

Indian activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on a hunger strike for 14 years, is re-arrested two days after she was freed on a court order.
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India's Kerala to ban alcohol sales

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 4:57

Authorities in the southern Indian state of Kerala outline plans to ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to tackle the state's drink problem.
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India blocks Gandhi murder film

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 2:31

India blocks the release of a film on the assassination of former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi, after complaints it glorifies her killers.
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Gap goes to India for new customers

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 1:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gap

US clothing store Gap is bringing its brand to India with the aim of opening 40 outlets, and will launch the first two stores early next year.
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VIDEO: Indian billionaire breaks into poem

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 23:02

Nadir Godrej, a top executive at one of India's biggest businesses, turns to poetry to describe the challenges facing India's economy.
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Hanged India girls' 'rape' in doubt

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 10:48

A forensic investigation into clothing and swabs taken after the murder and alleged gang rape of two teenage cousins in northern India concludes they were not sexually assaulted.
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India court stays sisters' execution

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 4:10

A court in India puts on hold the execution of two sisters convicted of murdering children they kidnapped and forced to beg and steal, a lawyer confirms.
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Indian Super League set for draft

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 16:55

Eight teams prepare for the Indian Super League's player draft as football aims to rival cricket for popularity in the country.
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India activist Irom Sharmila freed

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 13:01

Indian activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on a hunger strike for 14 years, is freed following a court order.
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Pakistan defends meeting separatists

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 12:19
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Delhi, Islamabad, Kashmiri

Pakistan's high commissioner to India Abdul Basit defends his meetings with Kashmiri separatists, a move which led to Delhi cancelling planned talks with Islamabad.
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India censor accused of seeking bribe

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 11:59

The head of India's Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) is arrested on suspicion of soliciting a bribe from a film producer.
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Gandhi murder film sparks protest

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 8:15

Kaum De Heere, a controversial film on the October 1984 assassination of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, is set for release in India on Friday.
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India 'man-eating' tiger killed

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 6:46

Forest workers say they have shot dead a tiger blamed for killing seven people in the past six months in western India.
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India yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 4:19
related places: Pune

Legendary Indian yoga guru BKS Iyengar, who developed the Iyengar form of yoga, dies in the western city of Pune aged 95.
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VIDEO: Partition of India: My memories

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 19:46
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Memories of the birth of Pakistan
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India hunger striker 'to be freed'

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 11:08

An Indian court orders the release of a human rights activist who has been on hunger strike for 14 years to protest a law granting soldiers sweeping powers.
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Indian media blame Dhoni & Fletcher

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 9:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

After three humiliating defeats by England, calls are getting louder in India to sack captain Mahdenra Singh Dhoni.
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India brides leave home over toilets

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 8:51

Six newlywed women in a village in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh return to their parents because their husbands' homes did not have toilets.
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India cancels talks with Pakistan

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 7:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

India cancels a meeting with Pakistan, after Pakistan's envoy consults Kashmiri separatist leaders.
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Telangana holds controversial survey

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 7:02

A controversial door-to-door survey is being carried out in India's newest state of Telangana to identify who qualifies for state welfare schemes.
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England call up Hales for ODI series

Monday, August 18th 2014, 17:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hales

England call up Nottinghamshire batsman Alex Hales for the one-day series against India starting next week.
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India fined after England defeat

Monday, August 18th 2014, 9:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India are punished for a slow over-rate during their innings defeat by England in fifth Test at The Oval.
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Many dead in Nepal and India floods

Monday, August 18th 2014, 6:47
related countries: Nepal Nepal
related places: At

At least 160 people are reported to have been killed in floods and landslides following days of torrential rain in Nepal and northern India.
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Wife convinced Cook not to quit

Sunday, August 17th 2014, 18:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook says his wife Alice convinced him to stay on as England captain and lead his side to victory over India.
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England rout India to wrap up series

Sunday, August 17th 2014, 15:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England rout India by an innings and 244 runs in the final Test at The Oval to complete a 3-1 series triumph.
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England tighten grip over India

Saturday, August 16th 2014, 18:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Joe Root's unbeaten 92 helps England open up a commanding first-innings lead of 237 over India in the final Test.
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India beat England in Women's Test

Saturday, August 16th 2014, 13:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain Mithali Raj stars as India beat England by six wickets on the fourth day of the Women's Test at Wormsley.
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England dominate India in final Test

Friday, August 15th 2014, 18:27

England reach 62-0 after bowling India out for only 148 on a one-sided opening day in the final Test at The Oval.
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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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