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India flood stranded still wait

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 12:59
related places: Bihar

Up to half a million people are still stranded by flood waters in the northern Indian state of Bihar, aid workers say.
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'Towns drowned'

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 11:39

An aid worker describes India flood devastation
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Verdict in India hit-and-run case

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 9:48

Sanjeev Nanda, the son of a wealthy arms dealer, is found guilty of homicide in India's notorious "BMW hit and run case".
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India boosts flood relief effort

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 7:22
related places: Bihar

India's government steps up efforts to assist victims of the severe flooding in Bihar, amid criticism it is not doing enough.
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Kashmir separatist leaders freed

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 5:23

Three senior separatist leaders in Indian-administered Kashmir are released from police custody.
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In pictures

Monday, September 1st 2008, 16:29

Indian troops try to rescue thousands stranded by floods
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India Christians shelter in camps

Monday, September 1st 2008, 9:39

More than 10,000 Christians are living in refugee camps in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, officials say.
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New flood relief efforts in Bihar

Sunday, August 31st 2008, 3:55
related places: Bihar

Rescue efforts increase in Bihar, India, where 2.5m people have been displaced by flooding and at least 70 people have died.
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Police killed by India mine blast

Saturday, August 30th 2008, 11:42

Twelve police officers are killed on patrol by a landmine explosion in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, police say.
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Police killed by India mine blast

Saturday, August 30th 2008, 11:42

Twelve police officers are killed on patrol by a landmine explosion in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, police say.
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Capsize in India floods kills 20

Saturday, August 30th 2008, 8:40
related places: At, Bihar

At least 20 people in Bihar, India, die when their boat capsizes, amid floods that have stranded hundreds of thousands.
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India flood evacuations continue

Friday, August 29th 2008, 18:09
related places: Bihar

In the northern Indian state of Bihar, thousands of people are being evacuated to higher grounds to escape flood waters.
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Another Kashmir separatist held

Friday, August 29th 2008, 15:15

Separatist leader Shabir Shah is arrested in Indian-administered Kashmir as part of efforts to stop anti-India protests.
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Medallist attacks India officials

Friday, August 29th 2008, 9:06

India's Olympic champion shooter Abhinav Bindra says the nation's sports coaches and officials "know nothing" about sport.
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India's economic growth slowing

Friday, August 29th 2008, 8:56

India's economy grew by 7.9% in the quarter to June, figures show, its slowest rate for more than three years.
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Catholic schools in India protest

Friday, August 29th 2008, 8:21

Thousands of Catholic schools are shut across India in protest against continuing violence in the eastern state of Orissa.
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Changing course

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 19:04

Before and after images as Indian river bursts banks
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Dalai Lama admitted to hospital

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 18:26
related places: Mumbai

The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, is taken to hospital in the Indian city of Mumbai with stomach pains.
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UN urges Kashmir investigations

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 16:04

The United Nations calls for independent investigations into the killing of civilians in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Indian PM says flood 'a calamity'

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 11:44
related places: Bihar

The Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, describes the floods in the northern state of Bihar as a "national calamity".
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Militants killed in Kashmir siege

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 6:27

Three suspected militants are shot dead and six hostages freed at a house in Indian-administered Kashmir, security forces say.
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Brazil delays Indian land ruling

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 0:06
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's Supreme Court puts off ruling on the status of an indigenous reserve disputed by Indians and farmers.
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India beat Sri Lanka & win series

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 16:41
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka lose a second consecutive home one-day series for the first time in their history as India beat them by 46 runs.
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India clashes denounced by Pope

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 12:02

The Pope says he is "profoundly saddened" by deadly violence between Hindus and Christians in India's eastern Orissa state.
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Rebels seize hostages in Kashmir

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 8:34
related places: Jammu

Suspected militants take six people, including children, hostage in Jammu, in Indian-controlled Kashmir, police say.
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Riots grip India's Orissa region

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 18:40

Four people die when police try to stop clashes between Hindus and Christians in the Indian state of Orissa.
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Curfew still in force in Kashmir

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 8:11
related places: Jammu

Much of Indian-administered Kashmir is still under curfew to stop more protests by separatists and Hindus.
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Kashmir Muslims defy India curfew

Monday, August 25th 2008, 22:08

Muslims in Indian-administered Kashmir defy a curfew as four people die in clashes with security forces.
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Flood devastation in Bihar state

Monday, August 25th 2008, 9:47
related places: Bihar

Over a million people are affected by floods in the northern Indian state of Bihar, officials say.
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Kashmir under indefinite curfew

Sunday, August 24th 2008, 14:14

The authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir impose a curfew as a three-day strike continues.
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Indian car factory faces 'siege'

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 23:52

A factory which aims to build the world's cheapest car in India faces an open-ended protest over a land dispute.
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Muslims in huge Kashmir protest

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 12:03
related places: Srinagar

In Indian-administered Kashmir, hundreds of thousands of Muslims take part in a protest rally called by separatist leaders.
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Secrecy over India party funding

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 11:56

Only a handful of political parties in India provide details of the donations they receive to election commission.
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India's Kumar wins boxing bronze

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 8:08
related places: Kumar

Indian middleweight Vijender Kumar loses his semi-final bout but picks up bronze - India's first Olympic boxing medal.
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Key India nuclear talks continue

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 5:55

International talks are due to resume to discuss whether to lift a global ban on the sale of civilian nuclear materials to India.
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India Maoists clashes kill nine

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 5:23
related places: At

At least nine people, including six policemen, die in clashes between security forces and Maoist rebels in India, officials say.
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Key Kashmir bus service resumes

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 12:11
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

A bus service connecting Indian and Pakistan-administered Kashmir resumes a week after it was stopped due to violence in the region.
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India nuclear deal scrutinised

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 7:59
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

A group of nations that regulates civilian nuclear trade discusses whether India can trade in sensitive nuclear materials.
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India win squares one-day series

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 11:14
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Dambulla

India level their one-day series in Sri Lanka with a hard fought three-wicket success in Dambulla.
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India airport strike hits flights

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 8:02

Many domestic airline flights are cancelled in India after airport workers go on strike in protest against the government's economic policies.
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New Kashmir curfew after clashes

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 5:12
related places: Jammu

A curfew is imposed again in the Jammu region of Indian-administered Kashmir after fresh clashes.
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Goody leaves India

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 12:56

Reality TV star Jade Goody leaves an Indian version of Big Brother after being diagnosed with cervical cancer.
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'Oldest man' passes away in India

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 8:16
related places: Jaipur

An Indian man, who claimed to be the oldest in the world, dies in the western city of Jaipur.
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Paraguayan Indian named minister

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 2:03
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

An indigenous woman in Paraguay who says she was sold into forced labour as a girl is made minister for indigenous affairs.
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Kashmir protesters in UN march

Monday, August 18th 2008, 12:12

Separatist leaders in Indian-controlled Kashmir call off their planned march to the UN office in Srinagar.
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Kashmir independence day clashes

Friday, August 15th 2008, 8:46
related places: Srinagar

People in Indian-administered Kashmir hoist black flags in the summer capital Srinagar to mark India's independence day.
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Singh outlines 'terror' challenge

Friday, August 15th 2008, 5:07

Indian PM Manmohan Singh says that terrorism and extremism had emerged as the main challenge to India's unity.
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India to examine protest deaths

Thursday, August 14th 2008, 21:10

The government of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh orders an inquiry into the deaths of farmers during clashes with the police.
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India in public sector pay deal

Thursday, August 14th 2008, 16:46

India's cabinet backs higher wages for government workers after a pay panel report earlier this year.
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Abortion-ban Indian's baby dies

Thursday, August 14th 2008, 11:28

An Indian woman who was denied a late-term abortion for her foetus diagnosed with a heart defect has a still birth.
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Third curfew amid Kashmir tension

Thursday, August 14th 2008, 5:22

A curfew continues in parts of Indian-administered Kashmir after violence in the Muslim-majority Kashmir valley.
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Violence flares again in Kashmir

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 12:54

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir fire tear gas to disperse thousands of rioting protesters in Srinagar, officials say.
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UN probes India 'abuses' in Congo

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 8:55
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The UN says peace troops from India may have engaged in abuse and exploitation in the DR Congo.
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India's poor urged to 'eat rats'

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 6:35

An official in India comes up with a new way to encourage low caste poor people to cope with food shortages - rat meat.
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Perfumed pong - herbal remedy for smelly rubbish

Tuesday, August 12th 2008, 13:08

Authorities in the western Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) douse garbage landfills with herbal perfume to lessen the putrid stench.
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Protesters shot dead in Kashmir

Tuesday, August 12th 2008, 12:23

At least 11 people die after security forces open fire on thousands of Muslim protesters in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Tesco planning venture in India

Tuesday, August 12th 2008, 8:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK supermarket giant Tesco unveils plans to move into the Indian market by setting up a wholesale business.
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Olympic curbs

Monday, August 11th 2008, 23:33
related countries: China China

Chinese factory shutdowns cause Indian shortages
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Police fire on Kashmir protesters

Monday, August 11th 2008, 17:21

A senior separatist and four others are killed after police fire on Muslims near the border in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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India fetes first gold medallist

Monday, August 11th 2008, 7:58

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh lavishes praise on Abhinav Bindra, the country's first individual Olympic gold medallist.
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Pilgrims stranded in India shrine

Monday, August 11th 2008, 5:28

One person dies and nearly 135 others are stranded after a stairway leading to a shrine in India collapses, officials say.
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Bindra claims India's first gold

Monday, August 11th 2008, 4:59

Abhinav Bindra becomes India's first individual Olympic gold medallist, winning the men's 10m air rifle shooting title.
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India monsoon rains kill dozens

Sunday, August 10th 2008, 17:58

Heavy monsoon rains in India destroy houses and flood parts of Andhra Pradesh, killing at least 40 people over the weekend.
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Mendis sets record as India slump

Sunday, August 10th 2008, 12:48
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Spin sensation Ajantha Mendis broke a 62-year-old record to help Sri Lanka close in on a series win over India.
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India court okays mining projects

Friday, August 8th 2008, 15:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India's Supreme Court says two huge and controversial mining projects can proceed in the eastern state of Orissa.
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Inflation surpasses 12% in India

Friday, August 8th 2008, 7:39

Indian inflation hits a 13-year high above 12% despite government efforts to tighten monetary policy.
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Indian HIV parents kill children

Thursday, August 7th 2008, 16:47
related places: Mumbai

A Indian couple infected with HIV commit suicide after killing their three young children, police in Mumbai say.
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Strike paralyses Bengal enclave

Thursday, August 7th 2008, 5:17
related places: Nandigram

Protests over the murder of a Marxist leader paralyse life in the enclave of Nandigram in India's West Bengal state.
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Indian leaders urge Kashmir talks

Wednesday, August 6th 2008, 17:26

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh calls an all-party meeting to discuss worsening tensions in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Wednesday, August 6th 2008, 7:31
related countries: Japan Japan

The future of a Japanese baby born to a surrogate Indian mother is uncertain after her parents divorce.
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UN warning on India child health

Tuesday, August 5th 2008, 14:13

The world will fail to reach millennium development goals unless India improves healthcare for children, the UN says.
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Protester dies in Kashmir clash

Tuesday, August 5th 2008, 13:21

A demonstrator is shot dead by police during land protests in Jammu in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials say.
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India court in key abortion order

Monday, August 4th 2008, 12:52

A court in the Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) rejects a couple's plea to abort their 25-week foetus in a key test case.
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Audio slideshow

Monday, August 4th 2008, 9:52

IT and journalism on the curriculum at Indian madrassa
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Murdoch plans expansion in India

Monday, August 4th 2008, 9:22

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp plans to invest $100m to develop six regional TV channels and hire more staff in India.
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Pilgrims return to India shrine

Monday, August 4th 2008, 7:22

Worshippers return to a Hindu temple in India, a day after a stampede at the shrine left 146 people dead.
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Kashmir shuts down over land row

Monday, August 4th 2008, 5:19
related places: Jammu

A shutdown is being observed in Indian-controlled Kashmir valley to protest against assaults on Muslims in the Jammu region.
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India temple stampede 'kills 140'

Sunday, August 3rd 2008, 20:53
related places: At

At least 140 worshippers are reported killed in a stampede at a Hindu temple in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
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Dozens killed in India train fire

Friday, August 1st 2008, 16:18
related places: At

At least 32 people die in a fire in a passenger train in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, railway officials say.
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UN approves India-US nuclear deal

Friday, August 1st 2008, 13:48
related countries: United States United States

The International Atomic Energy Agency ratifies a controversial nuclear deal between India and the US.
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Pakistan spies 'aided Kabul bomb'

Friday, August 1st 2008, 12:02
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Kabul

US officials claim elements in Pakistan's ISI intelligence agency helped in the Indian embassy bombing in Kabul.
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Veteran Indian left leader dies

Friday, August 1st 2008, 10:28

Veteran Indian communist leader Harkishan Singh Surjeet dies aged 92 after a long illness.
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Dozens killed in India train fire

Friday, August 1st 2008, 6:58
related places: At

At least 32 people die in a fire in a passenger train in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, railway officials say.
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'Kashmir talks' held in Colombo

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 17:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo, Kashmir

The Indian and Pakistani foreign ministers meet in Sri Lanka for talks thought to have focused on the Kashmir dispute.
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Thursday, July 31st 2008, 16:37
related countries: Maldives Maldives

Thousands of mourners attend the funeral of a popular Indian singer who drowned while swimming in a pool in the Maldives.
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Late wickets give Sri Lanka edge

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 13:35
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka end the opening day of the second Test with a slight advantage after four late wickets against India.
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Bombs shut down India diamond hub

Wednesday, July 30th 2008, 9:30
related places: Surat

India's diamond and textile hub of Surat in the western state of Gujarat shuts after police defuse 19 small bombs.
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Rivals trade blame over Kashmir

Tuesday, July 29th 2008, 15:30
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

India and Pakistan accuse each other of breaching a ceasefire after troops clash along the dividing line in disputed Kashmir.
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Indian interest rates rise to 9%

Tuesday, July 29th 2008, 13:26

India's central bank increases its key interest rate to 9% from 8.5% in a bid to dampen surging inflation.
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Death toll rises in India blasts

Monday, July 28th 2008, 12:51

The death toll in the serial bomb blasts that hit the western Indian city of Ahmedabad on Saturday rises to 49, police say.
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'Ruff' justice - dog appears in Indian court

Monday, July 28th 2008, 12:35
related places: Bihar

A dog appear in court in the eastern Indian state of Bihar accused of breaching the peace.
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India on alert as bombers sought

Sunday, July 27th 2008, 14:48

Indian cities are on high alert as police hunt for the bombers who killed at least 45 people in Ahmedabad.
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Deadly blasts strike Indian city

Sunday, July 27th 2008, 2:46
related places: At, Bangalore

At least four explosions hit the the western Indian city of Ahmedabad, a day after deadly blasts in Bangalore.
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India on wheels

Saturday, July 26th 2008, 12:54

The delight and danger of crossing India by motorcycle
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'Serial bombs' hit India's IT hub

Friday, July 25th 2008, 14:12
related places: Bangalore

Seven bombs hit the southern Indian city of Bangalore within minutes of each other killing two people, police say.
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Power crisis hits Indian states

Friday, July 25th 2008, 13:40

Maharashtra becomes the latest Indian state to announce measures to deal with a power crisis.
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DNA tests on 'yeti' split ends could help solve mystery

Friday, July 25th 2008, 11:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scientists in the UK who examined hairs reputed to belong to a yeti in India say that an initial series of tests have proved inconclusive.
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Bush and Singh push nuclear deal

Friday, July 25th 2008, 6:42
related countries: United States United States

US President George Bush telephones Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to discuss the controversial civil nuclear deal.
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Fossil fears

Friday, July 25th 2008, 6:35

Road building threatens Jurassic age fossils in India
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