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Malaysia visa policy 'tightened'

Wednesday, January 9th 2008, 15:39
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia says there is no ban on workers from India, but officials say a more stringent policy is in place.
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Cricket: Lloyd raps Bucknor axing

Wednesday, January 9th 2008, 9:07
related countries: Australia Australia

Former Test referee Clive Lloyd criticises the decision to axe umpire Steve Bucknor for the third Test between Australia and India.
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Confusion over Malaysia jobs ban

Tuesday, January 8th 2008, 17:11
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Reports that Malaysia had banned Indian migrant workers are denied by a cabinet minister.
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Cricket: Test row umpire dropped

Tuesday, January 8th 2008, 15:48
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Perth

India will play on in Australia but could pull out if Harbhajan Singh's ban is not overturned.
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Indian shares hit intraday record

Tuesday, January 8th 2008, 9:38

India's main stock index hits a new high on confidence about strong corporate earnings and foreign investment.
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Tour at risk after Harbhajan ban

Monday, January 7th 2008, 10:52
related countries: Australia Australia

India suspend their tour of Australia pending the outcome of an appeal against Harbhajan Singh's three-match ban.
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Australia beat India in thriller

Sunday, January 6th 2008, 7:55
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Michael Clarke takes three wickets in the penultimate over as Australia beat India for a record-equalling 16th consecutive Test win.
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Cricket: Aussie Test in balance

Saturday, January 5th 2008, 7:39
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Matthew Hayden and Michael Hussey guide Australia to a 213-run lead over India after four days in Sydney.
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Indian crocodile deaths mount

Friday, January 4th 2008, 15:48

The number of endangered crocodiles that have died this month in the central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh has risen to 67, officials say.
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Cricket: Tendulkar pegs back Aus

Friday, January 4th 2008, 8:48

Sachin Tendulkar hits an unbeaten century as India take the lead in the second Test in Sydney.
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Boy dies in India school shooting

Friday, January 4th 2008, 7:39

A schoolboy is shot dead by a fellow student at a school in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, police say.
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Men arrested after Mumbai attack

Friday, January 4th 2008, 6:50
related places: Mumbai

Indian police arrest 14 people in Mumbai in connection with an alleged assault on two women on New Year's Day.
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Uranium decision condemned

Thursday, January 3rd 2008, 12:13

Groups in the north-east Indian state of Meghalaya condemn a decision to allow the mining of uranium.
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Deadly temple stampede in India

Thursday, January 3rd 2008, 7:52

At least five people die and 15 others are injured in a stampede at a Hindu temple in southern India.
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Cricket: Laxman gives India hope

Thursday, January 3rd 2008, 7:07
related countries: Australia Australia

India's VVS Laxman hits his third century in Sydney Tests as the tourists reach 216-3 replying to Australia's 463.
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Women 'assaulted by Mumbai mob'

Wednesday, January 2nd 2008, 13:56
related places: Mumbai

Police in the Indian city of Mumbai investigate the alleged assault of two young women on New Year's day.
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Indian troops die in raid on camp

Wednesday, January 2nd 2008, 9:01

Suspected militants attack a paramilitary camp in northern India, killing seven soldiers, officials say.
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Cricket: Australia in recovery

Wednesday, January 2nd 2008, 7:04
related countries: Australia Australia

Andrew Symonds' 137 not out takes Australia from 134-6 to 376-7 against India in the second Test.
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Cricket: Australia thrash India

Saturday, December 29th 2007, 6:10

Australia bowl out India for just 161 to win the first Test in Melbourne by a convincing 337 runs.
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Indian police shoot three dead

Friday, December 28th 2007, 13:12

Police in India's Orissa state shoot dead three people in violence between hard-line Hindus and Christians.
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Cricket: Aussies bowl out India

Thursday, December 27th 2007, 7:16

Stuart Clark and Brett Lee share eight wickets as India are bowled out for 196 on day two of the first Test.
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Mobs attack Indian churches

Wednesday, December 26th 2007, 15:03

A curfew is imposed in parts of the Indian state of Orissa as Hindu hardliners attack Christian churches.
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Bollywood producer GP Sippy dies

Wednesday, December 26th 2007, 10:12
related places: Mumbai

Veteran Bollywood film producer GP Sippy dies in the western Indian city of Mumbai at the age of 93.
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Modi begins new term in Gujarat

Tuesday, December 25th 2007, 9:23

Narendra Modi is sworn in as head of the western Indian state of Gujarat for a third consecutive term.
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Kashmir mosque siege ends

Monday, December 24th 2007, 19:26

Police kill three militants who took over a mosque in Kashmir, after their five hostages get out alive.
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BJP to announce fresh Modi term

Monday, December 24th 2007, 5:47

India's BJP is to announce Narendra Modi will continue as chief minister in Gujarat after his election win.
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India's BJP wins Gujarat election

Sunday, December 23rd 2007, 12:53

Controversial Hindu nationalist leader Narendra Modi wins a key Indian regional election, final results show.
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Aid plan for India's 33m widows

Saturday, December 22nd 2007, 22:28

India outlines an ambitious programme aiming to help women overcome the stigma of losing their husband.
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Haneef in visa appeal win

Friday, December 21st 2007, 2:02
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Indian doctor briefly linked to UK terror attacks wins a court battle to regain his Australian work visa.
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Cricket: Tendulkar ruled fit

Thursday, December 20th 2007, 10:38
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

India are boosted by the return of Sachin Tendulkar and Mahendra Dhoni ahead of the Boxing Day Test against Australia in Melbourne.
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Indian airlines in merger plans

Thursday, December 20th 2007, 10:14

Two of India's airlines unveil plans to merge in a bid to boost profitability amid rising costs and falling air fares.
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India and China hold war games

Thursday, December 20th 2007, 7:17
related countries: China China

India and China begin a joint military exercise, the first of its kind between the two countries' armies.
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Electric shocks for Indian pupils

Wednesday, December 19th 2007, 17:01

A secondary school teacher in India is arrested for disciplining unruly pupils with electric shocks.
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Senior Maoist 'arrested' in India

Wednesday, December 19th 2007, 10:43

A senior Maoist leader, Malla Raji Reddy, is arrested in the southern Indian state of Kerala, police say.
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Dead fish surface on Indian river

Wednesday, December 19th 2007, 7:00

Thousands of dead fish wash up in a river in the north-east Indian state of Assam river in recent days.
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Mumbai train bomb trial begins

Tuesday, December 18th 2007, 10:28
related places: Mumbai

The trial of 13 people accused of carrying out train bombings in India's western city of Mumbai begins.
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Fresh probe into India politician

Tuesday, December 18th 2007, 8:29

A court in India orders a fresh investigation into the alleged role of a former minister in anti-Sikh riots of 1984.
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Brother killed India ex-minister

Monday, December 17th 2007, 12:44

The brother of a senior leader of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party is found guilty of killing him.
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No headway in US college killing

Monday, December 17th 2007, 10:27
related countries: United States United States

Indian diplomatic officials meet US university after the killing of two Indian students.
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Six people killed in India blast

Monday, December 17th 2007, 5:10
related places: At

At least six people die in a bomb explosion in India 's north-eastern state of Manipur, police say
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Search for India prison escapees

Monday, December 17th 2007, 4:38

Police search for nearly 300 people, including 100 Maoist rebels, who escaped from a prison in central India.
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Indian rebels in mass jailbreak

Sunday, December 16th 2007, 14:40

Nearly 300 communist prisoners escape in an armed jailbreak in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, police say.
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Final poll round for Indian state

Sunday, December 16th 2007, 14:26

People in the Indian state of Gujarat are voting in an election that could re-elect a controversial chief minister.
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Limb operation girl can go home

Saturday, December 15th 2007, 12:46

An Indian girl born with four arms and four legs is well enough to go home after surgery, doctors say.
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India school opens after shooting

Friday, December 14th 2007, 7:01

Students return to a school in India where two teenage boys allegedly killed their classmate.
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India accident kills at least 19

Friday, December 14th 2007, 5:50

At least 19 people die after a school bus collides with a train at a railway crossing in northern India, officials say.
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Thieves cut off man's 'holy leg'

Thursday, December 13th 2007, 17:31

Police in southern India hunt for two men who attacked a Hindu holy man, cut off his right leg and made off with it.
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Malaysia arrests ethnic Indians

Thursday, December 13th 2007, 14:15
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Five ethnic Indian rights activists are arrested in Malaysia, under a rarely used security law.
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Man charged over India shooting

Thursday, December 13th 2007, 10:54

Indian police charge a man in connection with a killing of a schoolboy allegedly by two teenage boys.
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Court seeks Gujarat clarification

Thursday, December 13th 2007, 5:34

India's supreme court seeks clarification from a politician over remarks made at an election meeting in Gujarat.
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Train blast kills five in Assam

Thursday, December 13th 2007, 4:08

A bomb rips through a parcel van of a passenger train in India's north-east state of Assam, killing five people.
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Plague of rats hits Indian state

Wednesday, December 12th 2007, 18:27

Authorities in India's north-eastern Mizoram state boost wages to rural workers hit by a plague of rats.
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Cricket: India pick Singh for tour

Wednesday, December 12th 2007, 13:25
related countries: Australia Australia

India name uncapped seamer Pankaj Singh in their 16-man squad for the four-Test series in Australia.
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Emerging giants in telecom boom

Wednesday, December 12th 2007, 13:06
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Brazil, India, China and Russia are driving global telecoms growth, a report by UK watchdog Ofcom suggests.
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Cricket: India draw to win series

Wednesday, December 12th 2007, 11:47
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Bangalore

India draw the third and final Test with Pakistan in Bangalore to claim a first home series win for 29 years against their fiercest rivals.
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Boys remanded over India shooting

Wednesday, December 12th 2007, 10:51
related places: Delhi

Two teenage Indian boys are remanded in custody accused of killing a classmate at a school near Delhi.
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India boys 'shoot classmate dead'

Tuesday, December 11th 2007, 16:50
related places: Delhi

A boy is shot dead by two fellow students at a school near the Indian capital, Delhi, police say.
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Key poll in flash-point Gujarat

Tuesday, December 11th 2007, 11:57

India's Gujarat state holds elections which will decide the fate of controversial chief minister Narendra Modi.
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Cricket: India's Sharma shines

Tuesday, December 11th 2007, 11:38
related places: Bangalore

India's Ishant Sharma takes 5-118 but the Test against Bangalore is heading for a draw.
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Advani named BJP candidate for PM

Tuesday, December 11th 2007, 6:15

India's opposition BJP announces that LK Advani will be its candidate for PM in the next general elections.
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Cricket: Defiant Pakistan dig deep

Monday, December 10th 2007, 11:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan renew their hopes of saving the third Test against India after a dogged effort with the bat on day three.
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Indian rift over US deal deepens

Monday, December 10th 2007, 6:55
related countries: United States United States

Communist allies of India's government urge it to end negotiations over a nuclear deal with the United States.
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Gandhi speech explanation sought

Monday, December 10th 2007, 5:27

India's election authorities demand Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi explain remarks made in Gujarat campaigning.
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India issues stark terror warning

Saturday, December 8th 2007, 23:24

India's national security adviser warns Western and Gulf states to prepare for a new wave of terror attacks.
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Cricket: Batsmen hurt Pakistan

Saturday, December 8th 2007, 12:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Yuvraj Singh smashes 169 and Sourav Ganguly 125 not out as India reach 365-5 on day one of the third Test against Pakistan.
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India eyes World Bank rupee loan

Friday, December 7th 2007, 16:43

The World Bank is considering whether to make a huge loan to India in rupees rather than dollars.
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Gujarat speech explanation sought

Friday, December 7th 2007, 4:52

India's election authorities demand politician Narendra Modi explain comments allegedly justifying murder.
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Doubts over India helicopter deal

Thursday, December 6th 2007, 14:57

A $600m helicopter deal between India and European aircraft manufacturer EADS is in doubt.
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Fury over Gujarat leader speech

Thursday, December 6th 2007, 10:06

Political parties in India protest against alleged remarks made by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
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Security tight in India holy town

Thursday, December 6th 2007, 5:53

Security is tight in the Indian city of Ayodhya 15 years after an attack on a mosque which sparked huge riots.
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India tiger dies in road accident

Thursday, December 6th 2007, 5:50

A tiger dies in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh after it is hit by vehicles while crossing a road.
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Doctor sought over illegal scans

Wednesday, December 5th 2007, 18:28

A top Indian gynaecologist has her licence to practise suspended after a BBC report into female foeticide.
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Kashmir gun battle 'kills four'

Wednesday, December 5th 2007, 10:57

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir say two soldiers and two militants have been killed in a gun battle.
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Cricket: Kirsten to coach India

Wednesday, December 5th 2007, 7:34

Gary Kirsten agrees a two-year deal to coach India starting from next March.
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India tiger skin 'traders' held

Wednesday, December 5th 2007, 4:37

Police in India say they have arrested 16 people in connection with hunting tigers and smuggling skin and bones.
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W Bengal leader expresses regret

Tuesday, December 4th 2007, 18:44

The chief minister of India's West Bengal state admits failures over plans to use farm land for industry.
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Cricket: Pakistan hold for draw

Tuesday, December 4th 2007, 15:31
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The three-match series between India and Pakistan remains alive after the tourists held out for a draw in the second Test.
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Indian businessman on joke charge

Tuesday, December 4th 2007, 5:28

Police in India launch a case against a leading businessman for allegedly circulating a joke insulting Sikhs.
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Cricket: Pakistan kept at bay

Monday, December 3rd 2007, 12:09
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Calcutta

India remain in control of the second Test despite Pakistan's stubborn effort with the bat on day four in Calcutta.
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Cricket: India turn the screw

Saturday, December 1st 2007, 12:22
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India post their highest ever home total against Pakistan before taking an early wicket in the second Test.
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Cricket: India make strong start

Friday, November 30th 2007, 11:00
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Gul

Wasim Jaffer hits an unbeaten 192 as India reach 352-3 on the opening day of the second Test.
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India cricket rebel series begins

Friday, November 30th 2007, 5:58

The first private professional international cricket league in over 30 years begins in the Indian city of Chandigarh.
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EU-India talks follow China visit

Thursday, November 29th 2007, 16:14
related countries: China China

The European Union (EU) is expected to hammer out details of a planned free trade deal with India this week.
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India promises to protect writer

Wednesday, November 28th 2007, 17:12
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

India vows to protect controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen after violent protests by Muslims.
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First female police officer quits

Tuesday, November 27th 2007, 17:43

India's first woman police officer, Kiran Bedi, announces that she is retiring after 35 years in the job.
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India lands biggest property deal

Tuesday, November 27th 2007, 17:09
related places: Mumbai

Three firms pay 27.9bn rupees for six acres in Mumbai, in what is India's biggest commercial land deal.
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Furore over attack on woman

Tuesday, November 27th 2007, 8:53

Footage of a tribal woman being stripped and assaulted in India's north-eastern state of Assam cause outrage.
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Assam tribal strike turns violent

Monday, November 26th 2007, 13:24
related places: At

At least one person is killed as tribespeople strike for more rights in India's Assam state, police say.
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India complete win over Pakistan

Monday, November 26th 2007, 5:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India knock off the 32 runs needed on the final morning to seal a six-wicket win over Pakistan in the first Test.
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Cricket: India close in on win

Sunday, November 25th 2007, 11:09
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India close day four of the first Test at 171-3 needing 32 more runs to beat Pakistan.
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Malaysian police break up rally

Sunday, November 25th 2007, 4:47
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysian police use tear gas and water cannon to disperse a group of ethnic Indian protesters in the capital.
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Cricket: Delhi set for tense finale

Saturday, November 24th 2007, 11:34
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Delhi

Pakistan move 167 runs ahead at 212-5 after three days of the first Test with India in Delhi.
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UK miner's Indian project barred

Friday, November 23rd 2007, 16:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Indian Supreme Court has barred the British company Vedanta Resources from mining bauxite in the forests of the eastern state of Orissa.
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Fatal triple bomb attack in India

Friday, November 23rd 2007, 12:06
related places: At

Three bombs kill 13 people in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, the state government says.
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Cricket: India close in on Pakistan

Friday, November 23rd 2007, 11:12
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

VVS Laxman and Mahendra Dhoni take India to 228-6 in reply to Pakistan's 231 in the Delhi Test
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Writer leaves Calcutta after riot

Thursday, November 22nd 2007, 16:48
related places: Calcutta

Feminist writer Taslima Nasreen is flown out of the Indian city of Calcutta after violent protests by Muslims.
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Calcutta calm after day of riots

Thursday, November 22nd 2007, 12:05
related places: Calcutta

Life returns to normal in the eastern Indian city of Calcutta a day after riots over a controversial writer.
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Cricket: Pakistan recover

Thursday, November 22nd 2007, 11:19
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Delhi

India are held up by a rearguard action from Pakistan's Misbah-ul-Haq after taking control on day one of the first Test in Delhi.
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