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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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Army deployed after Calcutta riot

Wednesday, November 21st 2007, 12:42
related places: Calcutta

Troops are deployed in the Indian city of Calcutta after protests over a controversial writer turn into riots.
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'Incest man' saved from mob

Tuesday, November 20th 2007, 11:29

Police in the Indian state of West Bengal rescue from angry villagers a Muslim man who married and made his 15-year-old daughter pregnant.
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Insurgents disrupt Indian trains

Tuesday, November 20th 2007, 9:24
related places: Bihar

Insurgents in the eastern Indian state of Bihar blown up a section of railway track, disrupting regional services.
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India cinema owners found guilty

Tuesday, November 20th 2007, 7:17

A court in the India finds the owners of a cinema hall and officials guilty for a fire which killed 59 people.
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Cricket: Pakistan salvage pride

Sunday, November 18th 2007, 17:20
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Shoaib Malik stars with bat and ball to help his side to victory over India as Pakistan salvage some pride from their series defeat.
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Live - India v Pakistan

Sunday, November 18th 2007, 14:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Yuvraj Singh passes his half-century to keep India's hopes of passing Pakistan's 306-6 alive in Jaipur.
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New life for India's nuclear deal

Friday, November 16th 2007, 15:11
related countries: United States United States

India's communist parties approve of government talks with a UN watchdog on a US nuclear deal.
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India police arrest 'militants'

Friday, November 16th 2007, 8:13

Police in India's Uttar Pradesh state say they have arrested three men belonging to a banned militant group.
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Mittal tops table of India's rich

Thursday, November 15th 2007, 18:03

Steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal is again ranked as India's wealthiest person by Forbes Asia magazine.
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Cricket: India clinch series

Thursday, November 15th 2007, 16:59
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Sachin Tendulkar's brilliant 97 helps India beat Pakistan by six wickets to take a winning 3-1 lead in their one-day series.
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India parliament begins session

Thursday, November 15th 2007, 7:46
related countries: United States United States

India's parliament begins its winter session with discussions over the nuclear deal with the US high on the agenda.
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'Action needed' over Delhi smog

Wednesday, November 14th 2007, 16:42
related places: Delhi

Tough measures are urgently needed to clean up the air in the Indian capital, Delhi, campaigners say.
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India collecting data on villages

Tuesday, November 13th 2007, 17:29

India launches a comprehensive data collection exercise for each of its more than half a million villages.
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Girl 'well' after separation op

Tuesday, November 13th 2007, 16:30

An Indian girl is recovering well after surgery to remove her from her undeveloped twin, doctors say.
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India enters supercomputing race

Tuesday, November 13th 2007, 11:31

An Indian system makes it into the top ten of the top 500 list of supercomputers which remains dominated by IBM.
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Rights group seeks Bengal peace

Tuesday, November 13th 2007, 7:11

India's top human rights group asks the federal government to help restore peace in a troubled cluster of villages in eastern West Bengal state.
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India, Russia to strengthen ties

Tuesday, November 13th 2007, 5:22
related countries: Russia Russia

India and Russia agree to boost ties at the end of Indian PM Manmohan Singh's two-day visit to Russia.
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BJP milestone in southern India

Monday, November 12th 2007, 13:53

India's main opposition BJP takes power in Karnataka - the first time it has governed a southern state.
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Opposition strike in West Bengal

Monday, November 12th 2007, 6:41

An opposition strike against political violence leads to a widespread shutdown in India's West Bengal state.
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PM Singh set for key Russia talks

Monday, November 12th 2007, 4:58
related countries: Russia Russia

Indian PM Manmohan Singh is due to meet the Russian president for talks to boost economic and military ties.
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Yuvraj leads India to one-day win

Sunday, November 11th 2007, 11:21
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kanpur

Yuvraj Singh produces a fine all-round display to lead India to victory over Pakistan in the third ODI in Kanpur.
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Live - India v Pakistan

Sunday, November 11th 2007, 7:55
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kanpur

Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Dhoni lead India's fightback in the third one-day international.
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Cricket: Pakistan snatch victory

Thursday, November 8th 2007, 17:21
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mohali

Younus Khan hits a brilliant century as Pakistan beat India by four wickets in Mohali to level their one-day series.
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Bail granted to Bihar politician

Wednesday, November 7th 2007, 10:04
related places: Bihar

A local court in the Indian state of Bihar gives bail to a politician who has been in jail since last week for an attack on journalists.
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Girl separation surgery a success

Wednesday, November 7th 2007, 7:53

Separation surgery on a two-year-old Indian girl with four arms and legs has been successful, doctors say.
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Many-limbed India girl in surgery

Tuesday, November 6th 2007, 14:21

Doctors in India say that separation surgery on a two-year-old girl with four arms and four legs is going well.
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Policeman killed in dowry brawl

Tuesday, November 6th 2007, 9:12

An Indian policeman is killed while trying to save two bridegrooms from a mob enraged in a dowry dispute.
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Cricket: India see off Pakistan

Monday, November 5th 2007, 10:50
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Guwahati

India beat Pakistan by five wickets in the first one-day international in Guwahati.
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Cricket on amid Pakistani crisis

Monday, November 5th 2007, 6:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's eagerly awaited cricket tour of India begins against the backdrop of political uncertainty at home.
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India to step up guard on tigers

Friday, November 2nd 2007, 8:36

India is to recruit retired soldiers to protect the country's increasingly endangered tiger population.
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Protest strike in state of Bihar

Friday, November 2nd 2007, 6:07
related places: Bihar

A day-long strike is called in the Indian state of Bihar to protest against an attack on journalists by a politician.
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Cricket: Asif to miss series

Thursday, November 1st 2007, 8:34
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan paceman Mohammad Asif is ruled out of their one-day series in India with a chronic elbow injury.
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Opposition strike in West Bengal

Wednesday, October 31st 2007, 10:51

The Indian state of West Bengal is badly hit by a strike called in protest against political violence.
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India communists wary of election

Wednesday, October 31st 2007, 8:53
related countries: United States United States

A communist ally of India's government does not want early polls despite a rift over a nuclear deal with the US.
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Toilet conference opens in Delhi

Wednesday, October 31st 2007, 7:17
related places: Delhi

A four-day World Toilet Summit opens in the Indian capital Delhi with more than 40 countries participating.
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India tribal separatists 'killed'

Wednesday, October 31st 2007, 6:03

The police in India's north-eastern Meghalaya state say they have killed five tribal separatists.
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India nuclear deal 'not yet dead'

Tuesday, October 30th 2007, 17:16
related countries: United States United States

Indian PM Manmohan Singh says a civilian nuclear deal with the US is not yet dead, just delayed.
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Hindus jailed over Gujarat riots

Tuesday, October 30th 2007, 16:57

A court in India sentences eight Hindus to life in jail for murdering Muslims during the 2002 Gujarat riots.
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Tea bosses warned on water deaths

Tuesday, October 30th 2007, 15:43

Indian tea bosses are told they will face manslaughter charges if more workers die of water-borne diseases.
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Probe clears two Bihar policemen

Tuesday, October 30th 2007, 10:11
related places: Bihar

A government inquiry clears two Indian policemen who were filmed joining a mob to beat a man accused of stealing a gold chain.
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German chancellor on India visit

Tuesday, October 30th 2007, 6:03
related countries: Germany Germany

German chancellor Angela Merkel starts a four-day visit to India aimed at boosting economic ties.
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Rice seeks progress on India deal

Tuesday, October 30th 2007, 4:46
related countries: United States United States

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says US wants to move forward on the nuclear deal with India.
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Demands of Indian landless 'met'

Monday, October 29th 2007, 14:12
related places: Delhi

The Indian government says it will set up a panel on land reform to meet the demands of landless farmers.
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Indian stocks charge to new high

Monday, October 29th 2007, 12:47
related countries: United States United States

India's Sensex passes 20,000 points for the first time amid optimism about the economy and a US interest rate cut.
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Kashmir soldiers told to move out

Monday, October 29th 2007, 8:29

Security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir are told to move out of schools and hospitals.
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Indian landless march into Delhi

Sunday, October 28th 2007, 11:27
related places: Delhi

About 25,000 landless Indian farmers and tribal people reach Delhi after a three-week march for land rights.
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Gap pulls 'child labour' clothing

Sunday, October 28th 2007, 8:45

Fashion chain Gap says it will withdraw from sale items of clothing allegedly made using child labour in India.
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Many dead in India Maoist attack

Saturday, October 27th 2007, 5:59

An attack by Maoist rebels at a cultural festival in eastern India has killed at least 17 people, reports say.
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Gandhi on goodwill visit to China

Friday, October 26th 2007, 18:50
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Indian leader Sonia Gandhi hails a "milestone" in India-China relations as she arrives in Beijing on a five-day visit.
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Raj painting sells for over $1m

Friday, October 26th 2007, 18:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A historic painting of a meeting between Indian and British officials during the Raj is sold for a record price.
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BJP dismisses Gujarat riot claims

Friday, October 26th 2007, 8:34

India's main opposition party rejects claims that its members took part in the 2002 riots in Gujarat.
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Indian share market at new high

Friday, October 26th 2007, 8:26

Indian traders shake off plans to limit foreign investment, as the Sensex sets a new record.
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Life terms over 1998 India bombs

Wednesday, October 24th 2007, 17:55

A court in southern India sentences 23 people to life in jail over a series of bomb blasts nine years ago.
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Life sentences for Delhi police

Wednesday, October 24th 2007, 11:10
related places: Delhi

Ten policemen in the Indian capital, Delhi, are given life prison sentences for the murder of two businessmen.
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Murder verdict against politician

Wednesday, October 24th 2007, 8:47

A well-known Indian politician, Amar Mani Tripathi, is found guilty of conspiring to murder his pregnant mistress.
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Indian aid money 'goes missing'

Tuesday, October 23rd 2007, 18:19

More than $3m donated to the Indian PM's fund for disaster victims have gone missing, court papers say.
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Sanjay Dutt returns to prison

Tuesday, October 23rd 2007, 5:09

Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt, jailed for buying illegal weapons in 1993, returns to an Indian prison.
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No breakthrough in nuclear talks

Monday, October 22nd 2007, 16:57
related countries: United States United States

India's ruling Congress-led coalition and its communist allies fail to agree in talks over a US nuclear deal.
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Encephalitis toll approaches 400

Monday, October 22nd 2007, 15:48

Nearly 400 people are known to have died from encephalitis this year in Uttar Pradesh, Indian officials say.
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India 'ration' shops go on strike

Monday, October 22nd 2007, 9:29

Government-licensed "fair price shops" go on strikes in India's West Bengal state in protest against attacks.
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Indian-American wins in Louisiana

Sunday, October 21st 2007, 6:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: Louisiana

The US state of Louisiana elects Bobby Jindal as its first non-white governor since the 1870s.
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India beat Australia in Twenty20

Saturday, October 20th 2007, 17:23
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Mumbai

Gautam Gambhir sets India on the way to a seven-wicket win over Australia in the Twenty20 international.
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Bush ramps up Burma sanctions

Friday, October 19th 2007, 18:38
related countries: Burma Burma, China China, United States United States

The US announces more sanctions against Burma's ruling junta and urges India and China to apply pressure.
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Indian inflation at five-year low

Friday, October 19th 2007, 11:45

Inflation in the fast-growing Indian economy drops to a five-year low at the beginning of October, official figures show.
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India PM rejects resignation call

Friday, October 19th 2007, 5:52
related countries: United States United States

India's PM says he will not quit, after his government appeared to backtrack on the nuclear deal with the US.
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Volatility sweeps Indian markets

Thursday, October 18th 2007, 11:10

Indian stock markets suffer fresh volatility amid concerns about plans to curb foreign investment in shares.
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Indian fans face racism charges

Thursday, October 18th 2007, 9:07
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Four Indian cricket fans are charged for allegedly racially abusing Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds.
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India nuclear deal 'efforts on'

Thursday, October 18th 2007, 7:16
related countries: United States United States

Indian PM Manmohan Singh says efforts are continuing to persuade communist allies on the nuclear deal with the US.
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Indian share market slumps

Wednesday, October 17th 2007, 13:38

Trading on India's main stock index, the Sensex, is suspended briefly after the market slumps 9%.
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Family anger over police killers

Wednesday, October 17th 2007, 8:46

Family members of two businessmen murdered by a group of police in India call for them to be executed.
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Court orders society death probe

Tuesday, October 16th 2007, 15:00

An Indian court orders federal police to investigate the death of a Muslim man shortly after his high-society marriage.
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India-US nuclear deal 'at risk'

Tuesday, October 16th 2007, 11:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bush

Indian PM Manmohan Singh tells President Bush he is having trouble implementing a nuclear deal with the US.
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Pollock, Shoaib join India League

Tuesday, October 16th 2007, 11:18

Shaun Pollock and Shoaib Akhtar join the Indian Premier League.
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Indian cinema hit by deadly blast

Monday, October 15th 2007, 8:11

A blast in a cinema in the northern Indian state of Punjab kills six people and injures at least 30 others.
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Indian temple stampede kills 12

Sunday, October 14th 2007, 9:49

Up to 12 people have been trampled to death in a stampede at a Hindu temple in India, police say.
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Film award for 'hugging guru'

Saturday, October 13th 2007, 13:34

India's famous female guru Mata Amritanandamayi receives an award from actress Sharon Stone.
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Indian's surprise at Nobel award

Friday, October 12th 2007, 13:23

Indian scientist Rajendra Pachauri voices surprise after the UN climate panel he heads wins Nobel Peace Prize.
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India PM hopes to complete term

Friday, October 12th 2007, 8:08

Indian PM Manmohan Singh says he hopes to complete his full term amid speculation about early elections.
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Blast at famed Indian Sufi shrine

Thursday, October 11th 2007, 17:55
related places: Ajmer, At

At least two people die in the Indian city of Ajmer in an explosion at a famed Sufi shrine.
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Seven killed in Kashmir explosion

Thursday, October 11th 2007, 11:57

Five Indian soldiers and two civilians are killed in an explosion in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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