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Fresh rain worsens S Asia floods

Friday, August 17th 2007, 16:17

Fresh rains in north India hit new areas and worsen regions already struck by some of the worst floods in 30 years.
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India parties mull nuclear deal

Friday, August 17th 2007, 15:45
related countries: United States United States

Communist allies of India's government discuss their opposition to a landmark nuclear deal with the US.
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Australia defends nuclear sale

Friday, August 17th 2007, 4:12
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian Prime Minister John Howard defends his controversial decision to sell uranium to India.
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Indian MPs criticise nuclear deal

Thursday, August 16th 2007, 12:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi

Indian politicians protest after the US reportedly says Delhi does not have a right to test nuclear weapons.
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India probe into 'fake' killing

Thursday, August 16th 2007, 9:21

The government in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh probes an alleged extra judicial killing of a man shown on TV.
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Deadly landslide in S Asia floods

Wednesday, August 15th 2007, 14:05

Up to 60 are feared killed in a landslide in north India, the latest victims of deadly S Asia monsoon rains.
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India marks independence day

Wednesday, August 15th 2007, 12:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India's prime minister says the best is yet to come as the nation celebrates 60 years of independence from Britain.
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Australia 'in India nuclear sale'

Wednesday, August 15th 2007, 12:07
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's Foreign Minister Alexander Downer defends the prospect of the country selling uranium to India.
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Equality plea as India celebrates

Tuesday, August 14th 2007, 22:41

The Indian president calls for a more inclusive economy as the country's marks its 60th anniversary of independence.
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Killings spark strikes in Assam

Tuesday, August 14th 2007, 15:29

Strikes are held to protest against the killing of Hindi speakers in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam.
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Hindu hardliners attack magazine

Tuesday, August 14th 2007, 15:14

Hardline Hindus ransack the office of an Indian magazine in protest over a description of their leader as a villain.
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India boy runner's coach in court

Tuesday, August 14th 2007, 10:13

An Indian coach charged with torturing a five-year-old boy famous for running marathons is remanded in custody.
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Cricket: India's Dravid defiant

Monday, August 13th 2007, 18:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Rahul Dravid defends India's tactics against England at The Oval, hailing a historic series victory instead.
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Cricket: India win England series

Monday, August 13th 2007, 17:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen hits 101 to help England draw the third Test but India secure the series 1-0 at The Oval.
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Amnesties herald partition week

Monday, August 13th 2007, 17:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan starts a prisoner swap with India as the nations begin to mark 60 years of independence.
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Marathon boy torture charge

Monday, August 13th 2007, 12:04

The coach of India's five-year-old marathon runner, Budhia Singh, is charged with torture, police say.
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Uproar as PM backs nuclear deal

Monday, August 13th 2007, 11:45
related countries: United States United States

Indian PM Manmohan Singh backs a controversial nuclear deal with the US amid noisy opposition in parliament.
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Kashmir depot blaze: 25 missing

Monday, August 13th 2007, 9:33

The Indian army says 25 are still missing following a huge fire at an ammunition dump in the Kashmir Valley.
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Four more killed in Assam violence

Monday, August 13th 2007, 5:49

Four more people are killed by separatist militants in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam, police say.
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Strauss & Cook lift England hopes

Sunday, August 12th 2007, 17:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England reach 56-0 chasing 500 for victory against India to end a pedestrian day's play at The Oval.
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Cricket: England still behind India

Saturday, August 11th 2007, 17:34

England close on 326-9, still 338 behind India, on day three of the final Test against India at The Oval.
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Fire at Kashmir army depot

Saturday, August 11th 2007, 13:28

Thousands of Kashmiri villagers are evacuated after a huge fire breaks out at an Indian army depot.
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Cricket: Live England v India

Saturday, August 11th 2007, 12:47

England reach stumps on 326-9, still 338 behind India, on day three of the final Test against India.
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India's boom time for the few

Saturday, August 11th 2007, 11:00

After being involved with India for more than 40 years, former BBC India correspondent Mark Tully reflects on the country's new prosperity.
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New violence in Assam 'kills 12'

Saturday, August 11th 2007, 6:34

At least 12 more people are killed by separatist militants in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam, police say.
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Cricket: India post massive score

Friday, August 10th 2007, 17:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England close day two of the final Test 640 runs behind at 24-1 after Anil Kumble hits a maiden century in India's 664.
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Live - England v India

Friday, August 10th 2007, 12:09

English hopes fading as India pass 500
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India batsmen make fluent start

Thursday, August 9th 2007, 17:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India compile 316-4 on the first day of the final Test against England at The Oval.
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Protesters attack author Nasreen

Thursday, August 9th 2007, 14:15
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Muslim protesters attack controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen at a book launch in India.
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Flood rains hit new India regions

Thursday, August 9th 2007, 13:01

Heavy rains extend the recent flood misery, with dozens of villages affected in India's western Gujarat state.
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Separatists 'kill eight in Assam'

Thursday, August 9th 2007, 5:48

Police in the Indian state of Assam say eight people have died in attacks by separatists on migrant workers.
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Haneef seeks to get his visa back

Wednesday, August 8th 2007, 12:53
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Indian doctor launches a court appeal to regain his Australian visa, after being cleared of a terror charge.
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India court rejects quotas plea

Wednesday, August 8th 2007, 6:47

India's Supreme Court rejects a plea to allow controversial plans to boost college places for low castes and the poor.
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Two killed in Assam bomb attack

Wednesday, August 8th 2007, 6:33

Two people are killed and several others are injured in a bomb blast in the Indian state of Assam, police say.
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Indian firm loses UK lottery bid

Tuesday, August 7th 2007, 13:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Indian company Sugal & Damani loses its bid for a 10-year licence to run the UK's National Lottery.
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Mumbai bombing accused in court

Monday, August 6th 2007, 21:51
related places: Mumbai

A group of Indian Muslims suspected of bombing commuter trains in Mumbai last year appears in court.
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Drug firm suffers India court blow

Monday, August 6th 2007, 11:40
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

An Indian court thwarts efforts by Swiss pharmaceuticals firm Novartis to obtain a new patent for a variation of the same drug.
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Bollywood star in poaching appeal

Monday, August 6th 2007, 4:30

Bollywood star Salman Khan is due in court in India to appeal against his sentence for poaching.
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South Asia flood toll passes 200

Sunday, August 5th 2007, 8:52
related countries: Nepal Nepal

At least 240 people are now known to have died in floods affecting northern India, Bangladesh and Nepal.
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Devastating floods hit South Asia

Friday, August 3rd 2007, 12:34
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Almost 20 million people are displaced as some of the worst floods in years hit parts of South Asia.
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India-US nuclear details released

Friday, August 3rd 2007, 9:57
related countries: United States United States

India and the US release details of how they intend to share civilian nuclear technology.
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Bollywood star moved to new jail

Friday, August 3rd 2007, 6:19
related places: Pune

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt is moved to a prison in the western Indian city of Pune to serve his six-year sentence.
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Indian hunger strikers warned

Thursday, August 2nd 2007, 9:50

The government in India's Sikkim state threatens action against tribes people who have been on a hunger strike.
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Papers shut in Indian north-east

Thursday, August 2nd 2007, 6:51

Journalists in the Indian state of Manipur refuse to bring out their newspapers in protest against threats by rebels.
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Convictions over India bombs

Wednesday, August 1st 2007, 16:13
related places: Coimbatore

A court in southern India convicts 153 people for deadly bomb blasts in the town of Coimbatore in 1998.
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Flood evacuees die in India storm

Wednesday, August 1st 2007, 14:50
related places: At

At least 28 evacuees die as a boat capsizes in India amid continuing heavy flooding across South Asia.
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HIV fears over Nepal sex workers

Wednesday, August 1st 2007, 9:28

Nearly 40% of Nepali women forced into prostitution in India are HIV positive, says a new study.
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India seal Test win over England

Tuesday, July 31st 2007, 11:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India beat England by seven wickets at Trent Bridge to take a 1-0 lead in the series.
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England v India day five as it happened

Tuesday, July 31st 2007, 9:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Chris Tremlett takes three good wickets, but India beat England by seven wickets at Trent Bridge.
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Haneef seeks return to Australia

Monday, July 30th 2007, 23:42
related countries: Australia Australia

The Indian doctor held in Australia on terror charges before being freed says he will fight to return there.
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England v India day four

Monday, July 30th 2007, 18:25

India end day four of the second Test on 10-0, needing just 63 more to beat England.
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Millions hit by South Asia floods

Monday, July 30th 2007, 12:19
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Worsening floods affecting eastern India, Bangladesh and Nepal lead to millions of people fleeing their homes.
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Howard stands firm over Haneef

Monday, July 30th 2007, 9:12
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian PM John Howard refuses to apologise to a cleared Indian doctor for holding him on terror charges.
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England face battle to save Test

Sunday, July 29th 2007, 18:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England reach 43-0 in their second innings, still 240 behind India, after a gruelling day in the field in the second Test at Trent Bridge.
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Haneef relieved 'honour restored'

Sunday, July 29th 2007, 17:30
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Indian Mohammed Haneef, accused in Australia of UK terrorist links, says he is relieved to have been cleared.
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Man charged over murder of Hannah

Sunday, July 29th 2007, 9:54

A man extradited from India is charged with the rape and murder of teenager Hannah Foster in 2003.
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Indian police fire on protesters

Sunday, July 29th 2007, 7:54

Eight left-wing protesters are shot dead by Indian police during a demonstration in Andhra Pradesh, officials say.
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Cleared doctor leaves Australia

Sunday, July 29th 2007, 1:46
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Indian doctor cleared of involvement in last month's failed bombings in the UK has left Australia.
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Cricket: India take charge

Saturday, July 28th 2007, 17:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India lead England by 56 runs after reaching 254-3 in their first innings at Trent Bridge.
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Live - England v India

Saturday, July 28th 2007, 8:56

England are dismissed for 198 on day two of the second Test against India.
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More Indians in 'city of widows'

Friday, July 27th 2007, 18:29

More and more bereaved Hindu wives are seeking refuge in India's "city of widows" says a report.
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India and US confirm nuclear pact

Friday, July 27th 2007, 17:55
related countries: United States United States

India and the US reach a "historic" deal that would end America's three-decade ban on nuclear co-operation.
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Hannah suspect's appeal rejected

Friday, July 27th 2007, 10:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Indian court rules the man suspected of raping and murdering Hannah Foster should be returned to Britain.
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Death penalty for 'bomb planner'

Friday, July 27th 2007, 9:44

A special court in India sentences one of the alleged masterminds of the 1993 Mumbai bombings to death.
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Damp outfield delays Test start

Friday, July 27th 2007, 9:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The second Test between England and India at Trent Bridge will not start at 1100 BST.
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Indian mobile boom boosts Bharti

Thursday, July 26th 2007, 10:46

India's digital revolution underpins earnings at the country's top mobile phone provider Bharti Airtel.
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India killing infected chickens

Thursday, July 26th 2007, 7:22

Authorities in India's north-eastern Manipur state begin killing poultry after an outbreak of bird flu.
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Ganguly fitness concern for India

Wednesday, July 25th 2007, 16:49

Batsman Sourav Ganguly misses India's indoor practice session ahead of the second Test.
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Indian cabinet backs nuclear deal

Wednesday, July 25th 2007, 10:28
related countries: United States United States

India's deal to implement a controversial nuclear pact with the US is approved by cabinet after months of talks.
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India gets first woman president

Wednesday, July 25th 2007, 9:33
related places: Delhi

Pratibha Patil is sworn in as India's first woman president since the country gained independence from Britain.
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Cricket: England frustrated

Monday, July 23rd 2007, 17:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bad light and rain forces a draw in the first Test with England one wicket from victory over India.
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India probes baby body parts find

Monday, July 23rd 2007, 12:55

Police in India find nearly 30 bags full of babies' body parts in a rubbish tip in eastern Orissa state.
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Live - England v India

Monday, July 23rd 2007, 9:27

India, chasing 380, are 207-5 at lunch on the final day after England take two early wickets at Lord's.
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Notorious Indian bandit 'killed'

Monday, July 23rd 2007, 4:57

A notorious bandit has been shot dead by police in India after evading them for more than 30 years
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Cricket: England pressure India

Sunday, July 22nd 2007, 18:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India will start the final day on 137-3, chasing 380 to beat England in the first Test at Lord's, after Kevin Pietersen hits 134.
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First female president for India

Saturday, July 21st 2007, 16:50

Pratibha Patil has won India's presidential election and will become the country's first female president, officials say.
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1st Test, England v India - day one as it happened

Friday, July 20th 2007, 18:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Test wicket as England hit back hard on day two of the first Test at Lord's.
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India woman 'dumped on tip'

Thursday, July 19th 2007, 17:36

Authorities in India plan legal action against relatives of an old woman found abandoned on a rubbish tip.
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Indian MPs vote for new president

Thursday, July 19th 2007, 8:51

Members of the Indian parliament and state assemblies vote for the country's 13th president.
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England set for tough India test

Wednesday, July 18th 2007, 12:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England face a powerful India batting line-up in the first Test at Lord's starting on Thursday.
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Death for Mumbai bombers

Wednesday, July 18th 2007, 11:03
related places: Mumbai

The first death sentences are given in the 1993 serial bombings case in the Indian city of Mumbai.
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India concern over Haneef custody

Tuesday, July 17th 2007, 9:57
related countries: Australia Australia

India expresses concern at the continued detention of an Indian doctor in Australia.
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'Promiscuous men' fuel India HIV

Monday, July 16th 2007, 15:06
related countries: Maldives Maldives

Male promiscuity in India is fuelling the country's HIV epidemic, a female government minister says.
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EU halts India alcohol case

Monday, July 16th 2007, 13:33

The EU suspends a complaint to the World Trade Organization about India's import tariffs on beer, wine and spirits.
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India suspect gets Australia bail

Monday, July 16th 2007, 5:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Indian doctor charged over failed UK bomb attacks is to stay in custody despite being granted bail.
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'Threat' to EU-Burma embargo

Monday, July 16th 2007, 0:47
related countries: Burma Burma

Indian plans to sell an attack helicopter to Burma threaten an EU arms embargo, a rights group says.
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Indian doctor in UK plot charge

Saturday, July 14th 2007, 8:14
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Glasgow, London

Australian police charge an Indian doctor for his alleged involvement with attempted bombings in the UK.
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Indian doctor charge over UK plot

Friday, July 13th 2007, 23:02
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Glasgow, London

Australian police charge an Indian doctor for his alleged involvement with attempted bombings in London and Glasgow.
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India in climate change move

Friday, July 13th 2007, 17:56

India takes the first steps towards developing a national plan that will combat the effects of climate change.
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'Indian register' for pregnancies

Friday, July 13th 2007, 12:38

All pregnant women should officially register and get permission if they want an abortion, a minister says.
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Red tape holds up terror probe

Thursday, July 12th 2007, 6:23
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bureaucratic wrangling between India and Australia is hampering the inquiry into the failed UK bomb attacks.
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Australia terror hearing on hold

Wednesday, July 11th 2007, 14:41
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Australian court hearing into a police request for more time to hold an Indian doctor is adjourned for two days.
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New clients boost Infosys profits

Wednesday, July 11th 2007, 6:35

Indian software firm Infosys sees quarterly profits rise sharply on the back of new contracts.
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Mumbai marks bomb anniversary

Wednesday, July 11th 2007, 5:09
related places: Mumbai

Security is tight in the Indian city of Mumbai on the first anniversary of the train blasts that killed 187, police say.
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Dozens die in India Maoist clash

Tuesday, July 10th 2007, 20:08

Dozens of troops and Maoist insurgents die in clashes in the restive Indian state of Chhattisgarh, police say.
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Gujarat placed on flood red alert

Tuesday, July 10th 2007, 13:24

Monsoon rainfall in the western Indian state of Gujarat prompts the state government to issue a floods red alert.
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Kashmir politician survives blast

Monday, July 9th 2007, 15:08

Opposition leader Omar Abdullah survives an attack in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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Australia extends Haneef inquiry

Monday, July 9th 2007, 9:50
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia police are given extra time to investigate an Indian doctor over the suspected UK bomb attempts.
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Ex-Indian PM cremated

Monday, July 9th 2007, 4:42

Former Indian PM Chandra Shekhar, who died from cancer on Sunday, is cremated.
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