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Cricket rebels want English team

Thursday, April 17th 2008, 5:42

Kapil Dev wants to add an English team to the rebel Indian Cricket League.
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'Act now' to save India's tigers

Wednesday, April 16th 2008, 11:32

The European Parliament calls for a new strategy to prevent the Indian tiger from becoming extinct in the wild.
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Children die in Indian bus plunge

Wednesday, April 16th 2008, 7:31
related places: At

At least 44 people, most of them children, die after a bus plunges into a river in western India, officials say.
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Cricket: England stars IPL bound

Tuesday, April 15th 2008, 12:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Michael Vaughan says it is inevitable that England players will compete in the Indian Premier League.
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Gandhi daughter visits assassin

Tuesday, April 15th 2008, 8:13

The daughter of the slain Indian PM Rajiv Gandhi says she met a woman convicted for her father's assassination.
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India hit by two Maoist attacks

Monday, April 14th 2008, 8:06
related places: Bihar

Maoist rebels in India kill nine people in separate attacks in the states of Bihar and West Bengal, police say.
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Monday, April 14th 2008, 5:05
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Calcutta, Dhaka

Passenger trains resume between Dhaka in Bangladesh and the Indian city of Calcutta, after 43 years.
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India marathon boy coach killed

Sunday, April 13th 2008, 18:01

The man who coached India's famous six-year-old marathon runner Budhia Singh is shot dead, police say.
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Cricket: India level SA series

Sunday, April 13th 2008, 11:42
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Kanpur

India clinch a thrilling eight-wicket victory against South Africa in the third Test in Kanpur to level the series 1-1.
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Cricket: India v South Africa

Saturday, April 12th 2008, 19:40
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Kanpur

India seek to level the Test series against South Africa by winning the third Test in Kanpur.
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Cricket: India in slender lead

Saturday, April 12th 2008, 11:51
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Kanpur

Sourav Ganguly helps India establish a 23-run advantage on the second day of the third Test against South Africa in Kanpur.
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Protest over graves in Kashmir

Friday, April 11th 2008, 17:28

A protest in Indian-administered Kashmir over the discovery of 1,000 unmarked graves is broken up.
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Cricket: India fight back

Friday, April 11th 2008, 11:36
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Kanpur

South Africa slip from 152-1 to 265 all out as India fight back brilliantly on day one of the third and final Test in Kanpur.
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India court approves quota plan

Thursday, April 10th 2008, 8:50

India's Supreme Court okays a government plan to boost reservation for low-caste and disadvantaged in colleges and universities.
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Pakistani pilgrims visit Kashmir

Wednesday, April 9th 2008, 19:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Jammu, Kashmir

A group of 52 Hindu pilgrims from Pakistan visits a famous Indian shrine in Jammu and Kashmir state.
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Probe into mushroom deaths

Wednesday, April 9th 2008, 17:42

India's northeastern state of Assam sets up an enquiry into the deaths of more than 20 people after they ate mushrooms.
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Rebel world cricket series starts

Wednesday, April 9th 2008, 8:00

A rebel cricket league involving India, Pakistan and a Rest of the World XI is due to get under way in India.
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Cricket: India's Zim tour on hold

Tuesday, April 8th 2008, 12:56
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

India's proposed one-day series Zimbabwe is postponed indefinitely because of their busy schedule.
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Nepal border sealed ahead of poll

Tuesday, April 8th 2008, 11:32
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nepal's border with India is sealed for security ahead of Thursday's elections, officials say.
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India pledges African investment

Tuesday, April 8th 2008, 10:23
related places: Delhi

India PM Manmohan Singh says the country will invest heavily in development projects in Africa to bolster economies ties.
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More India farmers commit suicide

Monday, April 7th 2008, 6:10

Officials in the western Indian state of Maharashtra say nine farmers have committed suicide over the past week.
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India PM Singh reshuffles cabinet

Sunday, April 6th 2008, 23:23

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reshuffles his cabinet, bringing in seven new ministers.
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Kashmir riots amid general strike

Saturday, April 5th 2008, 14:50

Police and demonstrators clash in Indian-administered Kashmir, as most of the region shuts down in a strike.
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Cricket: SA beat India

Saturday, April 5th 2008, 12:41

South Africa beat India by an innings and 90 runs in the second Test at Ahmedabad to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
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India's 'sensory assault course'

Saturday, April 5th 2008, 11:05

Peter Day says India's traditional bazaars and their sensory assault course are here to stay, despite an invasion by huge superstores.
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India opens up to Pakistan film

Friday, April 4th 2008, 10:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India allows a Pakistani film a wide commercial release for the first time in over four decades.
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Food prices drive India inflation

Friday, April 4th 2008, 9:48

India's inflation rate accelerates to a three-year high because of rising food and fuel costs, officials say.
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'Top' Kashmir militant arrested

Thursday, April 3rd 2008, 11:32

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir say they have arrested a top militant of the Hizbul Mujahideen group.
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India and Burma in transport deal

Thursday, April 3rd 2008, 6:50
related countries: Burma Burma

India and Burma sign a major transport deal linking a Burmese port with a part of north-east India.
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Top police urged to probe Scarlett case

Wednesday, April 2nd 2008, 12:31

Federal detectives in India have been urged to take on the investigation of Scarlett Keeling's murder.
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Kashmir police refuse body call

Tuesday, April 1st 2008, 16:25

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir reject a demand to investigate reports of up to 1,000 unidentified bodies.
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India footballer in Tibet protest

Tuesday, April 1st 2008, 6:27

India's soccer captain Baichung Bhutia refuses to carry the Olympic torch during its run through India.
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India introduces rice export ban

Tuesday, April 1st 2008, 0:20

The Indian government blocks the sale of non-basmati rice in a bid to ease spiralling domestic food costs.
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China seeks India Tibet backing

Sunday, March 30th 2008, 21:52
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

A top Chinese official urges India to "understand and support" Beijing's policy towards Tibet.
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Cricket: SA hold India to draw

Sunday, March 30th 2008, 10:06
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's Neil McKenzie compiles a patient 155 not out as the first Test against India peters out into a draw.
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Cricket: Dravid in Test landmark

Saturday, March 29th 2008, 12:07
related countries: South Africa South Africa

India's Rahul Dravid becomes only the sixth batsman ever to score 10,000 Test runs as the first Test against South Africa heads for a draw.
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India rice export prices up again

Friday, March 28th 2008, 18:20

India raises the price at which it exports non-basmati rice in a renewed effort to control domestic food costs.
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Indian men in US 'slave' protest

Thursday, March 27th 2008, 23:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

More than 100 Indians march to the US capital, Washington, complaining of having to work "like slaves".
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Cricket: England stars eye IPL

Thursday, March 27th 2008, 19:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Players' boss Sean Morris tells BBC Sport that England cricketers want to play in the Indian Premier League and should be allowed to do so.
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Indian villagers 'killed witch'

Thursday, March 27th 2008, 18:04

Police in central India arrest 17 villagers after the killing of a woman suspected of being a witch.
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Cricket: India under pressure

Thursday, March 27th 2008, 11:50
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Madras

Hashim Amla hits 159 as South Africa leave India facing an uphill struggle in the first Test in Madras.
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Banned Indian group's leader held

Thursday, March 27th 2008, 9:46

Indian police arrest the top leader of the banned militant group Students' Islamic Movement of India.
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India temple stampede kills eight

Thursday, March 27th 2008, 7:08
related places: At

At least eight people are killed and 10 injured in a stampede at a Hindu temple in India's Madhya Pradesh state.
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Indian minister attacks biofuels

Wednesday, March 26th 2008, 18:13

The Indian finance minister says it is "outrageous" that developed countries are turning crops into biofuels.
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Indian baby girl freed from well

Wednesday, March 26th 2008, 16:44

Army engineers in northern India rescue a two-year-old girl who had fallen down a deep well.
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Tata buys Jaguar in £1.15bn deal

Wednesday, March 26th 2008, 14:38

Ford sells its luxury UK-based car brands Jaguar and Land Rover to India's Tata in a deal worth £1.15bn.
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Indian cricket chief in the dock

Wednesday, March 26th 2008, 12:00

The former chief of world cricket's governing body appears in court in India on embezzlement charges.
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Cricket: S Africa make India toil

Wednesday, March 26th 2008, 11:30
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Chennai

South Africa's batsmen reach 304-4 in the first Test against India in Chennai.
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Kapur to direct Minghella short

Wednesday, March 26th 2008, 9:20

Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur is to direct a film the late Anthony Minghella had planned to make.
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Top Delhi policeman is shot dead

Tuesday, March 25th 2008, 12:56
related places: Delhi

A top Delhi police official, Rajbir Singh, is shot dead in a suburb near the Indian capital, police say.
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Fresh inquiry into Gujarat riots

Tuesday, March 25th 2008, 11:17

India's top court orders a new investigation into the anti-Muslim riots in Gujarat state in 2002.
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Tennis: Djokovic wins title

Sunday, March 23rd 2008, 23:16

Third seed Novak Djokovic beats Mardy Fish to win the Pacific Life Open in Indian Wells.
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Soldiers die in Kashmir violence

Sunday, March 23rd 2008, 16:29
related places: At, Srinagar

At least five people are killed in clashes between troops and rebels in Srinagar, in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Cricket: Selections 'affecting' SA

Friday, March 21st 2008, 13:55

South Africa bowler Charl Langeveldt pulls out of next month's Test series in India after his selection caused controversy.
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Record US sale for Indian artist

Friday, March 21st 2008, 9:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

A painting by one of India's best-known artists, MF Husain, sells for a record $1.6m at auction in New York.
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Tennis: Nadal to face Djokovic

Friday, March 21st 2008, 7:38

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic come through their quarter-finals in Indian Wells.
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Top US official meets Dalai Lama

Friday, March 21st 2008, 6:52
related countries: United States United States

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi meets Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in the Indian town of Dharamsala.
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Tobacco warning for India's young

Thursday, March 20th 2008, 12:41

Nearly one in five school children in India use some form of tobacco, the UN's health agency says.
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Bangladeshi writer 'exiled again'

Wednesday, March 19th 2008, 17:14
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen reportedly arrives in Europe after protests in India forced her into hiding.
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Indian 'spy' gets month reprieve

Wednesday, March 19th 2008, 11:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf grants a one-month stay of execution to a convicted Indian spy.
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Tennis: Federer hits form

Tuesday, March 18th 2008, 23:43

Top seed Roger Federer thrashes Nicolas Mahut to reach the fourth round of the Pacific Life Open.
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Illicit India 'blood farm' raided

Tuesday, March 18th 2008, 14:05

Indian police say they have found 17 weakened people in a raid on an illicit blood-donation racket.
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Top policeman convicted of murder

Tuesday, March 18th 2008, 11:06

A senior Indian policeman, Ravi Kant Sharma, is found guilty of murdering an Indian Express journalist.
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China thanks India for Tibet move

Tuesday, March 18th 2008, 6:53
related countries: China China

Chinese PM Wen Jiabao says he "appreciated" steps taken by Indian authorities in handling protests by Tibetans.
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Seven dead in Indian rebel attack

Tuesday, March 18th 2008, 5:53

Police in the north-eastern Indian state of Manipur say militants have killed seven Hindi-speaking migrants.
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Taslima intends 'to leave India'

Monday, March 17th 2008, 18:06
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Exiled Bangladeshi author Taslima says that she intends to leave India as her health is failing after living in hiding.
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Tibet violence 'concerns' India

Monday, March 17th 2008, 13:41

Indian Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee says that he is distressed by reports of violence from Tibet.
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Goa police 'in drugs clampdown'

Monday, March 17th 2008, 11:51
related places: Goa

Police in the Indian state of Goa say they have arrested at least 40 people in an operation against drugs dealers.
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Tennis: Top seed Federer wins

Monday, March 17th 2008, 8:36
related places: Top

Top seed Roger Federer gets back to winning ways in Indian Wells but Andy Roddick loses in the second round.
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Indian spy convict 'faces death'

Monday, March 17th 2008, 6:49
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's President Musharraf signs the death warrant of an Indian convicted of spying, reports say.
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Tennis: Solid start for Nadal

Sunday, March 16th 2008, 9:25

Defending champion Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are straight sets winners at the Pacific Life Open in Indian Wells.
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'Rebels kill six Indian soldiers'

Sunday, March 16th 2008, 7:50

A separatist group in the Indian state of Manipur claim their fighters have killed at least six Indian soldiers.
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Police question Goa girl's mother

Saturday, March 15th 2008, 10:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Goa

The mother of Scarlett Keeling, the British teenager murdered in Goa, is questioned by police.
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Tennis: Sharapova sails through

Saturday, March 15th 2008, 9:29

Maria Sharapova comfortably progresses at the Pacific Life Open in Indian Wells.
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India holds Tibetans for 14 days

Friday, March 14th 2008, 11:54
related countries: China China

Tibetan refugees held in India while trying to march to the Chinese border face two weeks in custody.
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Indian police halt Tibetan march

Thursday, March 13th 2008, 15:07
related countries: China China

Police in India detain 100 Tibetan refugees trying to march to Tibet in protest over China hosting the Olympics.
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Indian airport workers on strike

Wednesday, March 12th 2008, 6:52

Thousands of Indian airport workers begin an indefinite strike affecting operations at many airports.
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Cricket: Mascarenhas joins IPL

Tuesday, March 11th 2008, 15:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Dimitri Mascarenhas becomes the first England player to join the Indian Premier League and signs a new two-year deal with Hampshire.
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Indian Tibetans 'defy march ban'

Tuesday, March 11th 2008, 11:54
related countries: China China

Tibetan refugees in India say they are defying a ban against them marching in protest over Chinese policy.
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Kiwis set for second IPL auction

Monday, March 10th 2008, 17:31
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Five New Zealand cricketers are set to be snapped up at the second Indian Premier League (IPL) auction.
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India stops Tibet protest march

Monday, March 10th 2008, 15:12
related countries: China China

Indian police say that have banned exiles from marching to Tibet in protest against China holding the Olympics.
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Tibet exiles begin protest march

Monday, March 10th 2008, 12:23
related countries: China China

Tibetan exiles start a march from India to Tibet to pressurise China over human rights ahead of the Olympics.
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Goa rape suspect due in court

Monday, March 10th 2008, 12:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A man suspected of the rape of a British girl found dead on a beach in India is due to appear in court.
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Five dead in Indian rebel attack

Monday, March 10th 2008, 7:46

Five Hindi speakers die in an attack by separatist militants in India's north-eastern Assam state, police say.
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India's families still hoping for answers

Saturday, March 8th 2008, 12:06

In Delhi, the BBC's Chris Morris meets a woman still hoping to find her husband, 36 years after he went missing in the India-Pakistan war of 1971.
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Kashmir suspends stray dog cull

Saturday, March 8th 2008, 8:59

Authorities in Indian-run Kashmir halt a bid to poison thousands of feral dogs after a threat of legal action.
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Rahul Gandhi starts India drive

Friday, March 7th 2008, 9:37

Senior Indian Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi sets off on a nationwide tour to boost the party's profile.
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India PM warns of Sikh militancy

Thursday, March 6th 2008, 15:41

Indian PM Manmohan Singh says Sikh separatists based abroad are trying to revive militancy in Punjab state.
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Thousands cheer Indian cricketers

Thursday, March 6th 2008, 12:43
related places: Delhi

The Indian cricket team is feted at a colourful ceremony in Delhi after its one-day series defeat of Australia.
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Musharraf rejects prisoner plea

Thursday, March 6th 2008, 5:26

Pervez Musharraf rejects a mercy plea by an Indian man to have his death sentence for spying overturned.
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Tennis: Serena returns with win

Wednesday, March 5th 2008, 17:10

Serena Williams returns from a month on the sidelines after gum surgery with a straight-sets win over Tzipora Obziler in India.
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US warning on India nuclear deal

Wednesday, March 5th 2008, 9:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

A top US diplomat says "time is tight" for India to finalise a civilian nuclear deal with Washington.
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India media hail cricket victory

Wednesday, March 5th 2008, 8:35
related countries: Australia Australia

Indian newspapers hail the country's cricket team's one-day series victory over Australia.
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India announces girl child award

Wednesday, March 5th 2008, 6:30

The Indian government announces it will pay poor families nearly $3000 to bring up their girl children.
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'Lost' Indian prisoner comes home

Tuesday, March 4th 2008, 18:27
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

An Indian man freed from a Pakistani jail after spending 35 years on death row is re-united with his family.
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Vatican to canonise Indian nun

Tuesday, March 4th 2008, 11:33

An Indian nun who disfigured herself to avoid marriage will be made the country's first woman saint by the Vatican.
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Indian freed after 35 years' jail

Monday, March 3rd 2008, 15:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The Pakistani government release an Indian man who had been in prison on death row for 35 years.
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Harbhajan taunt claims dismissed

Monday, March 3rd 2008, 9:44

The International Cricket Council moves swiftly to dismiss suggestions India's Harbhajan Singh racially abused Australian fans.
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Cricket: Tendulkar seals India win

Sunday, March 2nd 2008, 11:28
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

A breathtaking century from Sachin Tendulkar leads India to a six-wicket victory over Australia in the first of three CB Series finals in Sydney.
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