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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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Delhi rape death penalties upheld

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 11:22
related places: Delhi

A court in India upholds the death sentence given to four men convicted of the gang rape and murder of a student in the capital, Delhi.
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Dead Indian guru frozen by devotees

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 8:22

Devotees of a dead guru in India tell the BBC they put his body in a freezer to preserve him as they believe he will return to life to lead them.
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Indian diplomat row charges dropped

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 5:52
related countries: United States United States

Charges against Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, whose arrest cooled US-Indian relations, are dropped by a US judge.
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Exploring how Indian Americans helped shape US

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 22:36
related countries: United States United States

How Indian Americans helped shape US
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Murray knocked out at Indian Wells

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 22:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Milos Raonic knocks out British number one Andy Murray in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.
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IPL switched for Indian elections

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 10:38
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Indian Premier League games are to be played in the UAE and Bangladesh to avoid a clash with the general election.
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SpiceJet places $4.4bn Boeing order

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 7:42

India's budget airline SpiceJet places an order for 42 of Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft in a deal worth $4.4bn at list prices.
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India PM candidate Narendra Modi's tea party

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 3:55

India election candidate's unique campaign style
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VIDEO: India candidate's cup of tea tactic

Tuesday, March 11th 2014, 23:56

The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder reports on the response by voters to the unique ''chat and cup of tea'' approach of one of India's election campaign candidates.
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India Maoists kill 15 policemen

Tuesday, March 11th 2014, 8:24

Maoist rebels kill at least 15 policemen in an ambush in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, police say.
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Murray digs deep to beat Vesely

Tuesday, March 11th 2014, 6:44
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Andy Murray survives a scare to beat Czech youngster Jiri Vesely in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.
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India's oldest MP calls it a day

Monday, March 10th 2014, 22:54

Oldest MP fires parting shot at India's unruly parliament
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How astrology helps Indian business

Monday, March 10th 2014, 20:17

Why astrology is still big business in India
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Officer dies in India navy accident

Friday, March 7th 2014, 13:24
related places: Mumbai

An Indian navy officer is killed and a number of people are injured in an accident on a ship at a Mumbai dockyard, officials say.
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Why India's landmark education law is shutting down schools

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 23:54

Why a landmark Indian law is shutting down schools
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India drops student sedition charge

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 22:13
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmiri

Authorities in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh drop sedition charges against a group of Kashmiri students for apparently cheering the country's arch rival Pakistan in a cricket match.
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India lost boy found via WhatsApp

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 11:35

A missing 11-year-old boy in India is found after he was spotted by a member of the public who received a WhatsApp alert sent out by police.
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Delhi arrests after parties clash

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 5:52
related places: Delhi

Police in the Indian capital, Delhi, arrest 14 people in connection with the clashes between two rival political parties on Wednesday.
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India names general election dates

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 13:43

India's election will take place from 7 April to 12 May, officials say, in a race pitting Rahul Gandhi's Congress party against the Narendra Modi-led BJP.
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VIDEO: Lowdown on the world's biggest vote

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 13:00

What you need to know about the Indian election, in 60 seconds
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No country for single women

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 20:33

The stigma of being female and unattached in India
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India tycoon's custody extended

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 12:54

Indian businessman Subrata Roy is attacked with ink outside the Supreme Court, which orders him remain in custody in a multi-billion dollar fraud case.
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India Rolls-Royce deals 'on hold'

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 11:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

India puts on hold all deals with Rolls-Royce till an investigation into bribery allegations against the London-based company is complete, the Press Trust of India news agency reports.
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In pictures: Indian women through the ages

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 3:24

Vintage photographs of Indian women
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The sanitary pad revolutionary

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 0:35

The school dropout who sparked a sanitary pad revolution in India
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India exhumes 'mutiny rebel' remains

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 9:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Archaeologists in India are examining claims that remains of people dug up from a disused well in the northern state of Punjab belong to soldiers who rebelled against the British in 1857.
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India anger at tycoon 'privileges'

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 6:25
related places: Lucknow

Police in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh are criticised for lodging arrested tycoon Subrata Roy in a fancy forest department guest house in Lucknow city.
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Sari stages comeback in urban India

Sunday, March 2nd 2014, 20:09

Is the traditional sari staging a comeback?
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VIDEO: Why is the sari back in fashion?

Sunday, March 2nd 2014, 11:48

There are signs that the sari is back in fashion with urban Indian women, as Shilpa Kannan reports.
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The Indian headshake decoded

Friday, February 28th 2014, 17:06

A viral video decodes the Indian headshake
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India detains tycoon Subrata Roy

Friday, February 28th 2014, 15:12

One of India's most flamboyant tycoons, Subrata Roy, is taken into police custody after surrendering himself for arrest in a fraud case.
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Murray joins new international league

Friday, February 28th 2014, 14:59

Andy Murray has joined other top players in the draft for the International Premier Tennis League taking place in December.
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India's economic growth slows down

Friday, February 28th 2014, 14:12

India's economic growth rate slowed to 4.7% in the last quarter of 2013, according to latest official figures.
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India navy says missing sailors dead

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 10:28

India's navy confirms that two sailors who went missing after smoke was detected on board a submarine died in the accident.
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VIDEO: On the hunt for a man-eating tiger

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 9:11

The BBC's Andrew North joins a team of hunters as efforts are stepped up to find a man-eating tiger that has so far killed 10 people in northern India, most of them farm workers.
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Four Gandhi plotters' release halted

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 8:13

An Indian court suspends the release of four people convicted of involvement in the murder of former PM Rajiv Gandhi, while it decides who has the authority to free them.
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Indian soldier kills five colleagues

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 5:49

An Indian soldier shoots five of his colleagues then kills himself in Indian-administered Kashmir, military officials say.
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Hunting for India's deadliest man-eating tiger

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 20:19

Hunters on the trail of India's deadliest man-eating tiger
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Injured Robson out of Indian Wells

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 18:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British number one Laura Robson rules herself out of the BNP Paribas Open as she recovers from a wrist injury.
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India navy boss quits over accident

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 17:13
related places: At, Mumbai

India's navy chief quits after two sailors go missing and seven others are in hospital following an accident on a submarine off the Mumbai coast.
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Hundreds of turtles die in India

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 17:09

More than 900 Olive Ridley turtles are found dead on the southern Indian coast, with conservationists blaming vessels fishing illegally.
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Court orders Sahara chief's arrest

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 15:32
related places: Sahara

The Indian Supreme Court issues an arrest warrant against the chief of Sahara, one of India's biggest business houses, after he fails to appear in court.
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VIDEO: India leopard search continues

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 6:43
related places: Meerut

Panic has gripped the northern Indian town of Meerut where all local schools have shut because of a leopard on the loose.
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Is there a surge of support for Narendra Modi?

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 0:43

Is support for Narendra Modi rising in India?
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Indian drug firm suspends shipments

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 19:43
related places: Dewas

Indian drugs manufacturer Ranbaxy suspends shipments of ingredients from its Toansa and Dewas plants to examine their testing processes.
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Protest in Kashmir over killings

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 11:18

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir fire rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse villagers protesting at the killing of seven suspected militants.
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India leader warns about corruption

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 5:07

India could break apart if it does not tackle corruption in its political system, the leader of its newest party, Arvind Kejriwal, has warned in a BBC interview.
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India's common man party campaign

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 2:07

India's newest politician on his mission to shake things up
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Italian marines avoid piracy charge

Monday, February 24th 2014, 12:15
related countries: Italy Italy

India says it will not use the anti-piracy law, which carries the death penalty, to try two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012.
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Leopard sparks panic in Indian town

Monday, February 24th 2014, 10:45
related places: Meerut

Panic grips the northern Indian town of Meerut where a leopard is on the loose, officials say.
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India's child cotton pickers at risk

Sunday, February 23rd 2014, 20:05

The challenge of protecting India's children cotton pickers
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Amnesty seeks detail on Qatar deaths

Friday, February 21st 2014, 7:12
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Amnesty International urges India to provide "more transparent information" about deaths of Indian workers in Qatar, the host nation for the 2022 World Cup.
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Sikh groups demand Amritsar inquiry

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 18:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Amritsar

Sikh campaigners demand a full inquiry into UK involvement in a deadly 1984 attack on a Sikh temple in India.
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India passes bill creating new state

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 16:07

Indian lawmakers approve a bill to carve out a new state in the south of the country, following days of political turmoil and chaotic scenes in parliament.
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Release of Gandhi killers halted

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 11:00

India's Supreme Court halts the release of three of the seven people convicted of involvement in the assassination of former PM Rajiv Gandhi.
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Move to halt Gandhi killers' release

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 7:33

India's central government challenges the decision of Tamil Nadu state to free seven people convicted of plotting the assassination of former PM Rajiv Gandhi.
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Charity helps deaf Indians into work

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 22:03

Getting a better deal for India's deaf workers
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Indian death rate in Qatar 'normal'

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 16:56
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Indian and Qatari officials insist that the death rate among Indian workers in the 2022 World Cup host nation is not abnormal.
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Rajiv Gandhi killers to be freed

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 10:19

The government in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu decides to free seven people convicted of plotting the 1991 assassination of former PM Rajiv Gandhi.
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Bollywood exile Saifi seeks apology

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 10:11

Indian musician Nadeem Saifi, who has been living in exile since being accused of murder in 2000, demands an apology from the Indian government.
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India leader quits over new state

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 9:07

The chief minister of India's Andhra Pradesh state resigns in protest against the introduction of a bill in the parliament to create the new state of Telangana.
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Italy recalls envoy over India row

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 10:32
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Delhi

Italy recalls its Delhi ambassador in a continuing dispute over two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen.
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Rajiv Gandhi killers' death commuted

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 7:32

India's Supreme Court commutes the death sentences of three men convicted of plotting the 1991 assassination of former PM Rajiv Gandhi.
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McCullum hits first Kiwi triple ton

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 7:03

Brendon McCullum becomes the first New Zealander to score a Test triple century as his side draw the second Test with India.
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Delhi 1984 riots still haunt India's Congress party

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 5:41

The 1984 anti-Sikh riots are back on the agenda in India
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India police 'kill seven Maoists'

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 5:16

Police in India say they have killed seven suspected Maoist rebels in the western state of Maharashtra.
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India ex-editor charged with rape

Monday, February 17th 2014, 10:39

Tarun Tejpal, the former editor of Tehelka, a prominent news magazine in India, is charged with the rape of a female colleague.
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India cuts duties on cars and phones

Monday, February 17th 2014, 8:30

India's Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram cuts indirect taxes on cars and mobile phones in an attempt to boost economic growth.
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McCullum marathon leads NZ recovery

Monday, February 17th 2014, 6:13
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum hits 281 not out on day four of the second Test against India in a remarkable fightback.
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VIDEO: Push for anti-racism law in India

Monday, February 17th 2014, 2:20
related places: Delhi

Campaigners push for anti-racism legislation in India after the death of 19-year-old Nido Tania in Delhi last month.
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The stainless shine of Indian artist Subodh Gupta's art

Sunday, February 16th 2014, 21:09

The stainless shine of 'India's Damien Hirst'
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India's family firms modernise to stay in business

Sunday, February 16th 2014, 20:12

How traditional Indian businesses keep up with the competition
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VIDEO: Taking the shine off gold in India

Sunday, February 16th 2014, 7:02

Sameer Hashmi reports on whether Indian government attempts to reduce gold imports are having an effect.
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VIDEO: Taj Mahal brought online by Google

Thursday, February 13th 2014, 19:50

The Indian ministry of culture is teaming up with Google to bring the Taj Mahal and 99 other heritage sites to Street View.
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Pepper spray halts Indian parliament

Thursday, February 13th 2014, 15:31

Chaos breaks out in the lower house of India's parliament after an MP uses pepper spray to disrupt proceedings.
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US envoy Powell meets Narendra Modi

Thursday, February 13th 2014, 6:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Powell

US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell holds talks with controversial Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi marking an end to a decade-long US boycott of the leader.
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Onionomics: Peeling away India's food economy

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 21:08

Peeling away the layers of India's food economy
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Pietersen bought by Delhi for IPL

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 5:51
related places: Bangalore

The Delhi Daredevils pay £880,000 to re-sign discarded England batsman Kevin Pietersen for the 2014 Indian Premier League.
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India Olympics suspension lifted

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 13:38

A ban on India's Olympic Association (IOA) is lifted, allowing the country to return to the Olympic fold, IOC spokesman Mark Adams says.
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IPL sides eye 'awesome' Pietersen

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 13:18

Kevin Pietersen could be at the centre of a bidding war which makes him the Indian Premier League's most expensive player.
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US envoy set to meet Narendra Modi

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 10:58
related countries: United States United States

The US ambassador to India is to meet controversial Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, in what is seen as a major shift in the US stance.
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Delhi to probe Ambani on gas prices

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 10:34

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal calls for India's richest man and several senior politicians to be investigated for overcharging consumers for gas.
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French envoy charged over child rape

Monday, February 10th 2014, 14:37
related countries: France France
related places: Bangalore

A French diplomat is formally charged with raping his three-year-old daughter, at a pre-trial hearing in the southern Indian city of Bangalore.
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Italy warns India over marines trial

Monday, February 10th 2014, 13:28
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy reacts angrily to an Indian decision to try two Italian marines, accused of killing two fishermen, under an anti-piracy law.
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Boat capsizes in India's Orissa

Monday, February 10th 2014, 6:39

At least 15 people drown and 16 others are missing after a boat capsizes in a river in India's eastern Orissa state, officials say.
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VIDEO: The struggle in India's Muslim camps

Monday, February 10th 2014, 1:58

More than 50,000 Muslims continue to live in refugee camps in the northern India after a wave of religious riots.
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VIDEO: Can family firms beat competition?

Sunday, February 9th 2014, 12:23

Yogita Limaye reports on how India's traditional family firms are dealing with competition from corporate companies.
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Indian woman's space mission

Friday, February 7th 2014, 20:10

Indian scientist's long hours in pursuit of historic mission
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