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India leads S Asia market falls

Wednesday, October 8th 2008, 12:38

Indian stocks fall briefly to a two-year low amid fears the credit crunch could lead to global recession.
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'Thirty children' die in hospital

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 15:25
related places: At

At least 30 children have died from infections in an Indian hospital in one week, doctors say.
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Ganguly to quit after Test series

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 11:56
related countries: Australia Australia

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is to retire after the upcoming Test series against Australia in India.
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Curfew in Kashmir comes to an end

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 11:07

A two-day curfew in Indian-administered Kashmir is lifted, allowing life in the Muslim-majority Kashmir Valley to return to normal.
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Date set for Indian Moon mission

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 10:47

India is to launch an unmanned mission to the Moon on 22 October, the country's space officials say.
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Assam state violence toll rises

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 8:11

Police in India's Assam state use helicopters to spot rioting mobs as the death toll in days of violence rises to 47.
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Fury over Zardari Kashmir comment

Monday, October 6th 2008, 11:16
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Kashmiris react with anger after Pakistani President Asif Zardari is quoted as describing militants fighting India as "terrorists".
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Kashmir curfew strictly enforced

Monday, October 6th 2008, 9:51

An indefinite curfew is being strictly enforced in Indian-administered Kashmir to prevent a rally against Indian rule.
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Violence spreads in Assam state

Monday, October 6th 2008, 7:40

The death toll in several days of violence in India's north-eastern Assam state rises to 35, officials say.
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Dreamworks joins India's Reliance

Monday, October 6th 2008, 6:40

Steven Spielberg's film studio agrees a joint venture with one of India's largest entertainment conglomerates.
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India 'not a threat to Pakistan'

Sunday, October 5th 2008, 17:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Pakistan's President Zardari says India has never been a threat to Pakistan, and describes militants in Kashmir as terrorists.
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Deadly clashes break out in Assam

Sunday, October 5th 2008, 14:36

At least 25 people are killed in several days of clashes between tribespeople and immigrants in India's Assam state, officials say.
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Anger over Tata car factory move

Saturday, October 4th 2008, 13:34

Thousands in India's West Bengal state protest against the Tata group's decision to abandon plans to make cars there.
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Rice in India for nuclear talks

Saturday, October 4th 2008, 11:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi

The US secretary of state is in Delhi but will not sign a controversial deal on nuclear co-operation, officials say.
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White to join Aussie Test squad

Saturday, October 4th 2008, 9:53
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia call all-rounder Cameron White into their squad for the Test series against India.
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Tata abandons cheapest car plant

Friday, October 3rd 2008, 15:45

Tata Motors abandons plans to build the world's cheapest car in the Indian state of West Bengal following a row over land.
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Four arrested over India nun rape

Friday, October 3rd 2008, 8:51

Police in the Indian state of Orissa arrest four people in connection with the rape of a Catholic nun.
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India 'kills Kashmir infiltrator'

Friday, October 3rd 2008, 8:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Indian troops say they have shot dead a militant who was trying to cross into Indian-administered Kashmir from Pakistan.
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Aussie spinner out of India tour

Friday, October 3rd 2008, 8:05

Australia's preparations for the series in India take a blow as first-choice spinner Bryce McGain is ruled out.
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Pakistan demands US nuclear deal

Thursday, October 2nd 2008, 13:36
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Islamabad

Pakistan says that India's civilian nuclear trade pact with the US should open the way for a similar deal with Islamabad.
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Indian ban on smoking in public

Thursday, October 2nd 2008, 8:24

A ban on smoking in public places comes into force across India, in an effort to cut exposure to passive smoking.
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US approves Indian nuclear deal

Thursday, October 2nd 2008, 0:55
related countries: United States United States

The US Congress completes approval of a nuclear deal with India to end a three-decade ban on nuclear trade.
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Stub it out

Wednesday, October 1st 2008, 17:38
related places: But

But can India's public smoking ban be made to work?
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Blasts 'kill four' in India state

Wednesday, October 1st 2008, 17:09
related places: At

At least four people are killed and 70 hurt in five bomb blasts in the north-east Indian state of Tripura, police say.
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Strike brings Bollywood to a halt

Wednesday, October 1st 2008, 12:58

Work at India's film industry hub of Bollywood is halted as thousands of employees strike over pay and conditions.
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Orissa curfew after fresh clash

Wednesday, October 1st 2008, 6:58

Curfew is imposed in some parts of a troubled region in the eastern Indian state of Orissa after a fresh clash between two communities.
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India temple opens after stampede

Wednesday, October 1st 2008, 6:57

A Hindu temple in the north-western Indian state of Rajasthan reopens, a day after a stampede killed at least 147 people.
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India and France in nuclear deal

Tuesday, September 30th 2008, 16:00
related countries: France France
related places: Delhi, Paris

India and France sign a pact which will lead to the sale of French nuclear reactors to Delhi, officials say.
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Scores die in India temple crush

Tuesday, September 30th 2008, 14:27
related places: At, Jodhpur

At least 147 devotees die in a stampede at a Hindu temple in the northern Indian city of Jodhpur.
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In pictures

Tuesday, September 30th 2008, 9:45

Stampede at a Hindu temple in India kills scores
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Seven die in fresh India blasts

Tuesday, September 30th 2008, 5:55
related places: At

At least seven people die in two separate explosions in Muslim-dominated neighbourhoods in western India, police said.
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India eyes France nuclear accord

Monday, September 29th 2008, 12:06
related countries: United States United States

Indian PM Manmohan Singh is in France where he will discuss boosting civilian nuclear trade between the countries.
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Swann and Prior in England squad

Monday, September 29th 2008, 11:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Graeme Swann, Matt Prior and Owais Shah are among 15 England players selected for the Test series against India.
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Seven killed in India explosion

Monday, September 29th 2008, 7:04
related places: At

At least seven people die in an explosion in a house in India where firecrackers were being made, police say.
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Bomb hits India market shoppers

Saturday, September 27th 2008, 11:52
related places: Delhi

A bomb blast at a market in India's capital, Delhi, kills one and injures at least 15 people, local media report.
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Fresh violence rocks Indian state

Friday, September 26th 2008, 4:34

One person dies and several others are injured in fresh violence in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, a police official says.
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India-US in last nuclear push

Friday, September 26th 2008, 4:12
related countries: United States United States

Indian PM Manmohan Singh meets George Bush amid frantic efforts to win US Congressional support for a civilian nuclear deal.
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Modi 'cleared' over Gujarat riots

Thursday, September 25th 2008, 16:51

An inquiry finds that the chief minister of India's Gujarat state, Narendra Modi, was not at fault over religious riots in 2002.
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Italian inquiry into India murder

Thursday, September 25th 2008, 16:26
related countries: Italy Italy

An Italian company whose boss in India was allegedly beaten to death by sacked workers says it is to investigate his killing.
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India and Pakistan pledge talks

Thursday, September 25th 2008, 12:44
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The leaders of India and Pakistan meet in New York and say they will resume stalled peace talks within three months.
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Orissa tense after church attack

Thursday, September 25th 2008, 9:13

Hindu mobs vandalise a church and dozens of houses as anti-Christian attacks continue in India's Orissa state.
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Date set for Asif drugs hearing

Thursday, September 25th 2008, 7:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif is summoned to appear before an Indian Premier League drugs panel on 11 October.
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Minister 'sorry' for murder slur

Wednesday, September 24th 2008, 16:06

India's labour minister apologises after appearing to support sacked workers who allegedly beat their former boss to death.
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India court backs leprosy ruling

Wednesday, September 24th 2008, 12:22

India's Supreme Court upholds a ruling that leprosy patients cannot contest elections or hold municipal office in Orissa state.
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Death penalty for Dalit murders

Wednesday, September 24th 2008, 12:11

A court in western India sentences six men to death for killing four members of a lower-caste Dalit family in 2006.
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Indian navy joins in flood rescue

Wednesday, September 24th 2008, 7:51

The Indian navy joins rescue efforts in the state of Orissa where hundreds of thousands are still marooned.
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US panel backs India nuclear deal

Wednesday, September 24th 2008, 5:27
related countries: United States United States

The Foreign Relations Committee of the US Senate votes in favour of the India-US civil nuclear deal.
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Death toll rises in Indian floods

Tuesday, September 23rd 2008, 19:12

Indian officials say nearly 200 people have died in floods caused by heavy monsoon rains in the past few days.
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Security for Karnataka churches

Tuesday, September 23rd 2008, 7:10

Security is tightened at churches and prayer halls after a week of attacks in the southern Indian state of Karnataka.
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India boss 'lynched by workers'

Tuesday, September 23rd 2008, 5:38
related countries: Italy Italy

The India head of an Italian industrial company is beaten to death, allegedly by a group of sacked workers, police say.
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EU renews India WTO drinks case

Monday, September 22nd 2008, 11:55

The EU renews a World Trade Organization complaint about India's import tariffs on wine and spirits.
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Warner Bros lose Hari Puttar/Harry Potter case

Monday, September 22nd 2008, 10:22

A court in India rejects a lawsuit filed by Hollywood company Warner Bros against the makers of Bollywood film Hari Puttar.
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More Karnataka churches attacked

Monday, September 22nd 2008, 8:35

Two more churches are attacked in the southern Indian state of Karnataka as tensions continue over conversions to Christianity.
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Death toll rises in Orissa floods

Sunday, September 21st 2008, 16:09
related places: At

At least 17 people are killed in floods in India's eastern state of Orissa - the worst in 50 years, officials say.
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Delhi police shoot 'bomb suspect'

Saturday, September 20th 2008, 6:00
related places: Delhi

A top suspect in the wave of bomb attacks on Indian cities has been shot dead in the capital Delhi, police say.
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Police disperse Kashmir protests

Friday, September 19th 2008, 12:17

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir fire tear gas to disperse a large crowd protesting against Indian rule.
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'Over 500' Indian troops have HIV

Friday, September 19th 2008, 10:31

More than 500 soldiers belonging to an elite paramilitary force in India are infected with HIV, the chief of the force has said.
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India mulls rules for kids on TV

Friday, September 19th 2008, 3:47

The Indian government is proposing new guidelines to regulate children's participation in reality TV shows.
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Tata seeking new sites for Nano

Thursday, September 18th 2008, 15:03

Indian firm Tata says it is actively looking for new sites at which to build the world's cheapest car, the Nano.
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Giuliani to advise India drug firm

Thursday, September 18th 2008, 8:40
related countries: United States United States

Ex-New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani is to advise Indian drug firm Ranbaxy after a ban on some of its products in the US.
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India bus accident leaves 18 dead

Thursday, September 18th 2008, 5:33

A speeding bus runs over villagers watching a movie on the side of a highway in eastern India, killing 18 people, police say.
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India PM mulls tougher terror law

Thursday, September 18th 2008, 4:11

Indian PM Manmohan Singh says his government is considering strengthening laws to combat attacks by militant groups.
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Bangladesh vow to ban ICL rebels

Wednesday, September 17th 2008, 14:11
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladesh threaten to ban any player joining the Indian Cricket league from international cricket for 10 years.
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Twenty injured in Kashmir attack

Wednesday, September 17th 2008, 8:30
related places: At

At least 20 people are injured in a grenade attack in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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US bans key Indian drug imports

Wednesday, September 17th 2008, 5:57
related countries: United States United States

The US FDA says it has banned the import of more than 30 generic drugs made by Indian drug firm Ranbaxy.
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Indian 'bombers' sketches issued

Wednesday, September 17th 2008, 5:29
related places: Delhi

Indian police issue sketches of three men who they believe are involved in the blasts that killed at least 20 people in Delhi.
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Australians commit to India tour

Tuesday, September 16th 2008, 10:34
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's tour of India will go ahead after a security review, despite recent bombings.
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Arrests over India church attacks

Monday, September 15th 2008, 10:17

Police in the southern Indian state of Karnataka arrest more than 60 people after attacks on churches and clergymen.
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Nepal Maoist PM begins India tour

Monday, September 15th 2008, 6:05
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Former Maoist leader and new Nepalese PM Prachanda begins his first official visit to India since his April election victory.
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India call for tough terror laws

Monday, September 15th 2008, 5:35

The Indian media calls for tougher laws and strategies to combat rising attacks by suspected militants in the country.
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Nepal's Maoist PM to visit India

Sunday, September 14th 2008, 8:26
related countries: Nepal Nepal

The former leader of Nepal's Maoist rebels, Prachanda, is to make his first official visit to India since becoming prime minister.
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Suspects quizzed over Delhi bombs

Sunday, September 14th 2008, 6:59
related places: Delhi

Indian police say they have detained several people a day after bomb blasts killed at least 20 people in the capital Delhi.
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Delhi shopping areas hit by bombs

Saturday, September 13th 2008, 21:08
related places: Delhi

Five bombs rip through shopping districts in India's capital, Delhi, killing at least 20 people and wounding 90, police say.
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Two die in new Kashmir protests

Friday, September 12th 2008, 15:16

Two people are killed as police clash with anti-Indian protesters who take to the streets again in Kashmir, officials say.
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Hari Puttar film delayed after Hollywood Harry Potter complaint

Friday, September 12th 2008, 14:17

A court delays the release of an Indian film after complaints from the makers of the Harry Potter films.
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Floods and caste

Friday, September 12th 2008, 10:59

The discrimination facing flood victims in India
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Surrender by 'uranium theft' man

Friday, September 12th 2008, 8:15

A man wanted over uranium ore smuggling in India hands himself over to police.
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Australia gamble on spin rookies

Friday, September 12th 2008, 7:23
related countries: Australia Australia

Spinners Bryce McGain and Jason Krejza are among four uncapped players named in Australia's squad for the Test series in India.
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Girl's suicide over Big Bang fear

Thursday, September 11th 2008, 5:40

A girl in India commits suicide after watching TV reports that an experiment in Europe could bring about the end of the world.
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US-India accord sent to Congress

Thursday, September 11th 2008, 4:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

US President George W Bush sends a landmark civilian nuclear deal with India to the Congress for final approval.
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India arrests for 'uranium theft'

Wednesday, September 10th 2008, 17:35

Police in the north-eastern Indian state of Meghalaya arrest five people on charges of smuggling uranium ore.
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Saving lives

Wednesday, September 10th 2008, 10:05

Individual stories of heroism amid India's floods
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Indian painter cleared by court

Tuesday, September 9th 2008, 13:22

India's Supreme Court refuses to launch criminal proceedings against painter MF Husain, saying his work is not obscene.
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Indian bank chief wary on prices

Tuesday, September 9th 2008, 13:08

Inflation has moderated but still poses a risk to the Indian economy, India's new central bank governor says.
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Warning over India flood victims

Monday, September 8th 2008, 13:03
related places: Bihar

More than 250,000 people displaced by floods in the Indian state of Bihar could spend up to six months in temporary camps.
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Nano car plant protest suspended

Monday, September 8th 2008, 4:54

Opposition groups blocking work at a Tata Motors plant suspend protests after the government agrees to return land.
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In pictures

Sunday, September 7th 2008, 14:25

Massive flood rescue operation in eastern India
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US-India nuclear accord approved

Saturday, September 6th 2008, 13:45
related countries: United States United States

The US plan to lift a global ban on the sale of civilian nuclear materials to India gets international approval.
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Talks over Tata Nano car deadlock

Friday, September 5th 2008, 15:12
related places: Calcutta

Talks are held in the Indian city of Calcutta to try to end a row over the building of the world's cheapest car, the Tata Nano.
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Grief in Bihar

Friday, September 5th 2008, 11:59
related places: Bihar

Aid worker recounts horror of India's monsoon floods
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Indian hit and run driver jailed

Friday, September 5th 2008, 11:43

Sanjeev Nanda, the son of a wealthy Indian arms dealer, is sentenced to five years in jail in a notorious hit and run case.
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Paes and Black win US Open title

Friday, September 5th 2008, 8:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Black

Indian tennis star Leander Paes and partner Zimbabwean Cara Black win the mixed doubles title at the US Open.
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India pushes for US nuclear deal

Friday, September 5th 2008, 7:22

Nuclear exporters hold a second day of talks on whether to lift a global ban on the sale of civilian nuclear materials to India.
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Ban on India child fighters urged

Friday, September 5th 2008, 7:19

Indian forces and Maoist rebels should stop using children in conflict immediately, a human rights group says.
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More protests hit Tata Nano plant

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 9:38

Work on the Indian factory where the Nano, billed as the world's cheapest car, is to be made is indefinitely suspended amid violent protests.
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India rescue at 'crucial' stage

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 5:50
related places: Bihar

Efforts to rescue flood victims enter a 'final and crucial' stage in the Indian state of Bihar, the official in charge tells BBC.
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Work stopped at Nano car factory

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 19:27

Work on the Indian factory where the Nano, billed as the world's cheapest car, is to be made is suspended amid local opposition.
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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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