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Right-wing Mumbai leader arrested

Wednesday, February 13th 2008, 13:30

A top politician is arrested in the Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) for stoking communal tensions.
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India tiger population declines

Wednesday, February 13th 2008, 6:19

A new government report finds India's tiger population has fallen drastically during the past five years.
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Poultry ban lifted in India state

Wednesday, February 13th 2008, 5:34

Authorities in West Bengal lift a ban on sale of poultry after declaring that the bird flu epidemic is under control.
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India, Russia agree nuclear deal

Tuesday, February 12th 2008, 17:25
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

India and Russia say plans are finalised for Moscow to build four new nuclear power stations in India.
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Indian industrial output up 7.6%

Tuesday, February 12th 2008, 15:28

Indian industrial output was up 7.6% in December on a year ago, official figures show.
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Cricket: S Lanka win in Canberra

Tuesday, February 12th 2008, 6:10
related countries: Australia Australia, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Canberra

Tillakaratne Dilshan hit 62 to lead Sri Lanka to an eight-wicket victory over India - their first win in the one-day CB Series.
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Man in jail for 35 years 'found'

Monday, February 11th 2008, 19:08
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The Pakistani human rights minister says that he has traced an Indian who has been in prison for 35 years.
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Reliance Power falls 17% on debut

Monday, February 11th 2008, 11:54

Shares in Reliance Power fall 17% on their first day of trading in India's biggest stock market flotation.
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Maharishi Mahesh Yogi is cremated

Monday, February 11th 2008, 11:38

Thousands of followers of Indian guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi attend his cremation in northern India.
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Pace pair inspire India victory

Sunday, February 10th 2008, 11:02
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Pace bowlers Ishant Sharma and Sree Santh lead India to a five-wicket win over Australia in Melbourne.
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'Kidney scam' doctor deported

Saturday, February 9th 2008, 16:19
related countries: Nepal Nepal

A doctor suspected of running a kidney-trading racket in India is deported from Nepal, police say.
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Doctor held in Indian organ scam

Friday, February 8th 2008, 17:00
related countries: Nepal Nepal

A doctor suspected of running a kidney-trading racket in India is arrested in Nepal, police say.
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Twenty killed in Kashmir snowfall

Friday, February 8th 2008, 16:19
related places: At

At least 20 people are killed and 10 reported missing after heavy snows in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Indian doctor gets life over porn

Thursday, February 7th 2008, 17:57

An Indian doctor is jailed for life for secretly filming his patients while naked and selling the footage online.
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Indian economy set to decelerate

Thursday, February 7th 2008, 17:19

India expects its slowest growth in three years as agriculture lags faster growth in other sectors.
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Pakistan captain in 'love scam'

Wednesday, February 6th 2008, 11:12
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani cricket captain Shoaib Malik threatens to sue an Indian family for alleging he married their daughter.
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BJP meetings hit by attack fears

Wednesday, February 6th 2008, 6:57

India's main opposition party says it has postponed meetings amid warnings of a possible attack on its leader.
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Indian guru Maharishi Yogi dies

Wednesday, February 6th 2008, 2:04

Indian guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, credited with introducing the Beatles to ancient Hindu meditation methods, dies.
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Three convicted over India hijack

Tuesday, February 5th 2008, 12:54

An Indian court finds three men guilty of conspiracy over the hijacking of a passenger plane in 1999.
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Mirza boycotts Indian tournaments

Monday, February 4th 2008, 18:09

Sania Mirza will stop appearing in tennis competitions in her native country to avoid further controversies.
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India FM alert over nuclear deal

Monday, February 4th 2008, 5:56
related countries: United States United States

Indian FM Pranab Mukherjee says India may face global isolation if it does not agree US nuclear deal.
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Australia crush lamentable India

Friday, February 1st 2008, 10:59
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia thrash India by nine wickets in the one-off Twenty20 international.
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India MP held over rival's death

Friday, February 1st 2008, 9:06
related places: Delhi

Police in the Indian capital, Delhi, say they have arrested a member of the parliament who is charged with murder.
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Compensation for escalator death

Friday, February 1st 2008, 7:44

India's Supreme Court upholds compensation for the family of a girl crushed to death in a faulty escalator.
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India border state in $2bn boost

Friday, February 1st 2008, 5:12

India PM Manmohan Singh announces projects worth over $2bn for the remote north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh during a rare visit.
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New plan for HIV marriage tests

Thursday, January 31st 2008, 17:17

A committee in an Indian state provisionally approves compulsory HIV tests before marriage.
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Web disruption hits India

Thursday, January 31st 2008, 10:22

The internet is disrupted in the Middle East, Egypt and India following damage to two undersea cables.
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India PM visits Arunachal Pradesh

Thursday, January 31st 2008, 9:06

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visits the north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, a first for a prime minister in over a decade.
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Cricket: India players warned

Thursday, January 31st 2008, 8:40

Indian cricket officials tells their players to behave following the Harbhajan Singh controversy.
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Four militants killed in Kashmir

Thursday, January 31st 2008, 6:17

Authorities in Indian administered Kashmir say security forces have killed four militants.
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Changed attitude to India affairs

Wednesday, January 30th 2008, 20:14

A survey carried out among corporate executives in India suggests changing attitudes to office affairs.
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Bird flu cull hit by 'corruption'

Tuesday, January 29th 2008, 11:38

Several bird flu culling teams stop work in the Indian state of West Bengal, complaining of official corruption.
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Indian interest rates unchanged

Tuesday, January 29th 2008, 10:06

India's central bank keeps interest rates on hold, saying inflation is still the main threat.
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BJP reserves women posts

Tuesday, January 29th 2008, 6:31

India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party says it will reserve a third of its party posts for women.
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Cricket: Gilchrist quit over error

Monday, January 28th 2008, 11:23
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's Adam Gilchrist reveals a dropped catch against India made him feel it was time to retire.
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'Kidney racket' exposed in India

Monday, January 28th 2008, 8:07
related places: Delhi

Police in India seek a Delhi doctor who is alleged to be involved in the illegal trade of human organs.
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Cricket: Aussies win India series

Monday, January 28th 2008, 7:02
related countries: Australia Australia

Adam Gilchrist's final Test ends in a draw as Australia secure a 2-1 series victory over India.
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India bird flu disease 'alarming'

Monday, January 28th 2008, 5:06

The bird flu epidemic spreads further in the Indian state of West Bengal with 13 of 19 districts affected.
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Senior soldier killed in fighting

Monday, January 28th 2008, 5:03

A officer of the Indian army dies fighting separatist rebels in Assam state, a day after being decorated.
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Australia close in on series win

Sunday, January 27th 2008, 8:34
related countries: Australia Australia

Ponting and Clarke make centuries as Australia all but end India's chances of tying their Test series.
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Deals begin Sarkozy's India visit

Friday, January 25th 2008, 10:05
related countries: France France

French President Nicolas Sarkozy visits India, amid intense media interest in his girlfriend Carla Bruni.
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Cricket: India post huge total

Friday, January 25th 2008, 8:46
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Adelaide

Australia reach 62-0, 464 runs behind India, after two days of the final Test in Adelaide.
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'Top militant killed' in Kashmir

Friday, January 25th 2008, 7:07

Police in Indian-ruled Kashmir say a leading Islamic militant behind a string of attacks has been killed.
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India cash in for Twenty20 league

Thursday, January 24th 2008, 15:54

Bollywood stars hold some of the winning bids in a £370m auction of India's Twenty20 Premier League cricket teams.
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Race to be India's new best friend

Thursday, January 24th 2008, 11:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

In Delhi, Chris Morris looks at what could become an increasingly important special relationship between India and the UK.
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Japan resumes refuelling mission

Thursday, January 24th 2008, 9:49
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Japan Japan, United States United States

A Japanese naval vessel heads back to the Indian Ocean to resume refuelling operations for US-led forces.
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Cricket: India buoyed by century

Thursday, January 24th 2008, 8:14
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Adelaide

Sachin Tendulkar hits an unbeaten 124 as India close day one of the final Test with Australia in Adelaide on 309-5.
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Bird flu outbreak nears Calcutta

Thursday, January 24th 2008, 6:18
related places: Calcutta

The bird flu epidemic in the Indian state of West Bengal spreads closer to the capital, Calcutta, officials say.
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Live - Australia v India

Wednesday, January 23rd 2008, 23:52

Australia hold a 2-1 lead in the series as they face India in the fourth and final Test in Adelaide.
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W Bengal bird flu 'is spreading'

Wednesday, January 23rd 2008, 13:00

Bird flu spreads in the Indian state of West Bengal, as authorities battle to cull birds and control the outbreak.
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Indian stocks recover after fall

Wednesday, January 23rd 2008, 11:45

Indian shares recover some of their value after dramatic falls triggered by fears of a global economic slowdown.
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West Bengal in bird flu appeal

Tuesday, January 22nd 2008, 12:23

India's West Bengal state appeals for help to cull up to two million chickens in bird flu scare.
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Indian shares hit by global fall

Tuesday, January 22nd 2008, 11:37
related countries: United States United States

Share prices fall sharply on India's main indices amid fears that a US recession could herald a global slowdown.
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Brown backs India UN council bid

Monday, January 21st 2008, 14:49

India should take its "rightful place" on the UN Security Council, UK prime minister Gordon Brown says.
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Life sentences over Gujarat riots

Monday, January 21st 2008, 12:15

A court in India passes life sentences on 11 people over anti-Muslim riots in Gujarat state in 2002.
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India launches Israeli satellite

Monday, January 21st 2008, 9:40
related countries: Israel Israel

India successfully launches an Israeli spy satellite, officials at Sriharikota space station in southern India say.
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Dozens killed in India bus crash

Monday, January 21st 2008, 6:19

A bus carrying Hindu pilgrims falls into a gorge in western India, killing at least 38 people, police say.
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Brown announces India aid package

Sunday, January 20th 2008, 19:00

Gordon Brown announces a new package of development aid for India, worth £825m over the next three years.
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India win ends Aussie record bid

Saturday, January 19th 2008, 9:00
related countries: Australia Australia

India deny Australia a record 17th straight victory by dismissing them for 340 to win the third Test by 72 runs.
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Thirteen convicted for India riot

Friday, January 18th 2008, 12:50

A court in India convicts 13 people in connection with anti-Muslim riots in the state of Gujarat in 2002.
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Cricket: Australia's hopes dented

Friday, January 18th 2008, 10:13
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia face a tall order to win a world-record 17th consecutive Test after ending day three against India on 65-2, chasing 413 for victory.
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Nano car factory cases dismissed

Friday, January 18th 2008, 8:45

An Indian court dismisses claims that land was acquired illegally for making the world's cheapest car, the Nano.
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Cricket: India on top

Thursday, January 17th 2008, 10:09
related countries: Australia Australia

India seize control of the third Test after bowling out Australia for 212 and reaching 52-1, for a lead of 170.
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Kumble captures 600th Test wicket

Thursday, January 17th 2008, 8:19

India captain Anil Kumble becomes the third bowler in world cricket to take 600 Test wickets.
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Calcutta fire 'is under control'

Wednesday, January 16th 2008, 17:55
related places: Calcutta

A devastating fire in the Indian city of Calcutta has been brought under control four, officials say.
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Infected poultry culled in India

Wednesday, January 16th 2008, 13:13

Thousands of chickens are culled in the Indian state of West Bengal after an outbreak of bird flu.
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Lee thwarts India's strong start

Wednesday, January 16th 2008, 10:04
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Perth

India crumble from 198-2 to end day one of the third Test on a rocky 297-6 as Brett Lee takes 3-64.
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Australia bans India uranium sale

Tuesday, January 15th 2008, 14:35
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Delhi

Australia is reversing a decision to sell uranium to India, as Delhi has not signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty.
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Bird flu confirmed in West Bengal

Tuesday, January 15th 2008, 11:08

Authorities begin a mass poultry cull in India's West Bengal state after confirming an outbreak of bird flu.
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Reliance Power float raises $3bn

Tuesday, January 15th 2008, 9:48

The share flotation of India's Reliance Power raises $3bn (£1.5bn), making it India's biggest initial public offering.
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Cricket: Bucknor upset by axe

Tuesday, January 15th 2008, 8:44
related countries: Australia Australia

Steve Bucknor says the decision to axe him for the rest of the series between Australia and India is a "sad day" for umpires.
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PM visit boosts India-China ties

Tuesday, January 15th 2008, 4:27
related countries: China China

China and India pledge better trade and military ties, ahead of a meeting between their top leaders.
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China and India agree closer ties

Monday, January 14th 2008, 16:21
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

China and India's leaders pledge to increase economic and military ties during meetings in Beijing.
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India seeks to boost China trade

Monday, January 14th 2008, 10:16
related countries: China China

India must cut its trade deficit with China, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says on a visit to Beijing.
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Cricket: India drop Hogg charge

Monday, January 14th 2008, 9:52
related countries: Australia Australia

India drop the case against Australia's Brad Hogg, who had been charged with offensive remarks to two of their players.
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Cricket: Ponting admits errors

Monday, January 14th 2008, 7:49
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia captain Ricky Ponting says his side did make mistakes in their controversial second Test victory over India at Sydney.
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Bird flu scare in Indian state

Monday, January 14th 2008, 5:28

Authorities in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal begin investigating the death of thousands of poultry birds.
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Fifteen wounded in Assam attack

Monday, January 14th 2008, 5:19
related places: Guwahati

Fifteen people are injured in an explosion in India's north-eastern city of Guwahati, police say.
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Huge India market fire continues

Monday, January 14th 2008, 5:03
related places: Calcutta

A massive fire which has destroyed two markets in the eastern Indian city of Calcutta rages for a third day.
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India PM visits China for summit

Monday, January 14th 2008, 0:14
related countries: China China

Indian PM Manmohan Singh begins a three-day visit to China aimed at improving bilateral relations.
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India withdraw tour quit threat

Saturday, January 12th 2008, 14:28
related countries: Australia Australia

India withdraw their threat to quit the tour of Australia if an appeal against Harbhajan Singh's ban fails.
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World Bank 'finds India fraud'

Friday, January 11th 2008, 22:11

The World Bank says it has uncovered fraud and corruption in five massive health projects in India.
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India outlaws 'cruel bull sport'

Friday, January 11th 2008, 7:42

The Indian Supreme Court bans a bull-taming sport popular in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.
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World's cheapest car unveiled

Thursday, January 10th 2008, 16:51

India's Tata Motors reveals that its $2,500 car, the world's cheapest, is a four-doored model called the Nano.
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Tata Motors to launch bargain car

Wednesday, January 9th 2008, 17:39

India's Tata Motors will on Thursday launch the world's cheapest car, selling for just $2,500.
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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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