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PM urges calm over Sikh protests

Friday, May 18th 2007, 12:06

The Indian prime minister appeals for calm between Sikhs and followers of a religious sect.
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Mumbai blasts sentencing begins

Friday, May 18th 2007, 9:15
related places: Mumbai

A court in the Indian city of Mumbai begins sentencing about 100 people for their role in the 1993 bombings.
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India hit back after early shock

Friday, May 18th 2007, 6:36
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

India reach 113-1 at lunch against Bangladesh after losing a wicket to the opening ball of the game.
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India tensions over Sikh protests

Thursday, May 17th 2007, 17:34
related places: Haryana

Indian security forces are sent to Punjab and Haryana amid growing violence between Sikhs and a Hindu sect.
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Oxygen supplies for India police

Thursday, May 17th 2007, 13:33
related places: Calcutta

Police officers across the Indian city of Calcutta receive oxygen supplies to help offset the effects of air pollution.
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Indian buys Scotch whisky giant

Wednesday, May 16th 2007, 14:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Indian billionaire Vijay Mallya completes a $1.2bn deal to buy Scottish whisky distiller Whyte & Mackay.
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Migrant workers killed in Assam

Wednesday, May 16th 2007, 5:21

Police in the Indian state of Assam say six people have died in attacks by separatists on migrant workers.
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India eyes north-east oil and gas

Tuesday, May 15th 2007, 17:45

India's state-owned ONGC announces plans to invest nearly $2bn in oil and gas projects in the north-east.
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Shetty obscenity case suspended

Tuesday, May 15th 2007, 11:46

Legal proceedings against actors Richard Gere and Shilpa Shetty are suspended by India's Supreme Court.
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Artists condemn obscenity arrest

Monday, May 14th 2007, 12:48

Indian art lovers protest against the arrest of a student whose work was vandalised as "obscene".
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Storm kills 27 in northern India

Saturday, May 12th 2007, 14:08

At least 27 people are killed and dozens injured as violent storms hit northern India, police say.
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Cricket: Gambhir inspires India

Saturday, May 12th 2007, 11:09
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Dhaka

Gautam Gambhir hits 101 as India beat Bangladesh by 46 runs in Dhaka to win their one-day series.
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Uttar Pradesh low caste landslide

Friday, May 11th 2007, 17:13

India's low-caste Bahujan Samaj Party sweeps to victory in assembly elections in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
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Indians mark revolt anniversary

Friday, May 11th 2007, 9:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Performers and marchers in India mark the 150th anniversary of the landmark revolt against the British.
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Nepal hit hard by India oil cuts

Thursday, May 10th 2007, 13:19
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Parts of Nepal are hit by fuel shortages after a state-run Indian energy company cut oil supplies by 40%.
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Call for Tamil Nadu attack probe

Thursday, May 10th 2007, 8:23

Tamil Nadu's chief minister calls for Indian federal police to investigate a deadly attack on a newspaper.
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Mumbai blasts acquitted set free

Wednesday, May 9th 2007, 11:41
related places: Mumbai

A court in Mumbai formally acquits 23 people who were charged over India's deadliest bombings.
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Clinton unveils Aids drugs deal

Wednesday, May 9th 2007, 2:03
related countries: United States United States

Former US President Bill Clinton unveils a deal with two Indian drugs firms to cheaply produce HIV/Aids drugs.
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Indian MP given life for kidnap

Tuesday, May 8th 2007, 10:54
related places: Bihar

A politician in India's Bihar state is sentenced to life in jail for the kidnap of a rival who is still missing.
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Bush talks on India nuclear deal

Tuesday, May 8th 2007, 6:45
related countries: United States United States

US President Bush and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh discuss plans to ratify a landmark nuclear fuel treaty.
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Airbus woos India with superjumbo

Sunday, May 6th 2007, 14:56
related places: New Delhi

An Airbus A380 superjumbo lands in New Delhi, marking the first time the giant jet has flown to India.
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15 injured in Assam bomb blast

Friday, May 4th 2007, 5:50

A bomb explodes outside a tea stall in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam, injuring 15 people, say police.
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Gujarat police given court order

Thursday, May 3rd 2007, 10:40

The Indian Supreme Court gives two weeks to Gujarat state police to explain the deaths of a Muslim couple in their custody.
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US and India discuss nuclear deal

Wednesday, May 2nd 2007, 1:52
related countries: United States United States

A top US State Department official will visit India in a push to conclude a landmark deal on nuclear fuel.
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Gujarat says missing wife killed

Monday, April 30th 2007, 12:47

The government of India's Gujarat state says the missing wife of a man killed in 2005 by police has been killed too.
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British woman, 52, killed in Goa

Monday, April 30th 2007, 9:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Goa

An Oxfordshire woman is found with her throat slit at her rented home in the Indian state of Goa.
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Solar loans light up rural India

Sunday, April 29th 2007, 20:43

Thousands of people in rural India have used an innovative loan scheme to install solar power units, the UN says.
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Indian investment in London jumps

Friday, April 27th 2007, 14:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: London

India is now the second-largest source of foreign direct investment in London behind the US, a survey says.
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Ranbaxy quarterly profits surge

Friday, April 27th 2007, 11:48

India's largest drugs company, Ranbaxy, sees its net profits surge by nearly 80% in the first quarter of 2007, it says.
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Gere faces Indian arrest warrant

Thursday, April 26th 2007, 16:14

An Indian court issues an arrest warrant for Richard Gere for publicly kissing actress Shilpa Shetty.
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India commercial rocket takes off

Monday, April 23rd 2007, 10:33
related countries: Italy Italy

India's first commercial space operation begins with a rocket blasting off to put an Italian satellite into orbit.
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Bollywood stars get married

Friday, April 20th 2007, 15:08
related places: Mumbai

Bollywood stars Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan tie the knot in India's film capital Mumbai.
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India MP faces air fraud charges

Thursday, April 19th 2007, 9:16

An Indian MP faces charges of fraud after allegedly trying to smuggle two people on an international flight.
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Indian steelmaker seals US deal

Thursday, April 19th 2007, 9:11
related countries: United States United States

Essar Global, the Indian conglomerate, is expanding in the US by buying a leading steelmaker.
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Second Indian victim named in US

Wednesday, April 18th 2007, 13:05
related countries: United States United States

An Indian student missing after a massacre at a US university is dead, Indian embassy officials say.
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S Korea wins Asian Games vote

Tuesday, April 17th 2007, 18:57
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Delhi

South Korea celebrates being named host of the 2014 Asian Games in over the Indian city of Delhi.
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Indian killed in US gun rampage

Tuesday, April 17th 2007, 14:50
related countries: United States United States

An Indian-born professor is among those killed in a massacre at a US university, his relatives confirm.
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Indian killed in US gun rampage

Tuesday, April 17th 2007, 12:22
related countries: United States United States

An Indian-born professor is among those killed in a massacre at a US university, his relatives confirm.
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Indian missile test diverts airliner

Friday, April 13th 2007, 17:54
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

India denies Indonesian claims it did not give fair warning of a missile test which nearly hit an airliner.
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India 'to drop' menstrual forms

Friday, April 13th 2007, 17:13

The Indian civil service is dropping plans to make female employees give details of their menstrual cycles, a top official says.
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More outsourcing boosts Infosys

Friday, April 13th 2007, 6:17

The continuing global outsourcing boom helps India's Infosys report a 70% leap in quarterly profits.
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Jet Airways strikes Sahara deal

Thursday, April 12th 2007, 16:55
related places: Sahara

India's largest private airline Jet Airways buys rival Air Sahara, giving it a third of the domestic market.
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India re-assesses menstrual forms

Thursday, April 12th 2007, 10:51

India's government reviews new appraisal forms which ask female civil servants to reveal menstrual cycle details.
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India tests longest-range missile

Thursday, April 12th 2007, 6:46

India test-fires its longest-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile nine months after its first launch failed.
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Strike affects iconic Indian car

Wednesday, April 11th 2007, 16:49

An industrial dispute in West Bengal state halts production of India's famous Ambassador cars.
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Outrage at India menstrual form

Wednesday, April 11th 2007, 12:47

Women civil servants in India are horrified by new rules requiring details of their menstrual cycles.
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Appeals for calm in Indian state

Wednesday, April 11th 2007, 9:31

Police in India's Meghalaya state appeal for calm after tribal leaders tell migrant workers to leave.
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Leaders set to revive WTO talks

Wednesday, April 11th 2007, 7:46
related places: Delhi

World leaders are set to meet in the Indian capital, Delhi, in a bid to revive global trade negotiations.
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Abuse of Indian children 'common'

Monday, April 9th 2007, 15:17

Two out of every three Indian children are physically abused, says a study commissioned by the government.
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BJP protests in campaign CD row

Monday, April 9th 2007, 13:26

India's opposition BJP holds protests amid a row over alleged anti-Muslim campaigning in Uttar Pradesh.
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Indian minister hurt in car crash

Sunday, April 8th 2007, 13:24

Indian Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee suffers head injuries as his car is hit by a lorry in West Bengal.
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Ex-India coach Chappell 'unwell'

Saturday, April 7th 2007, 11:01
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Mumbai

The outgoing Indian cricket coach, Australian Greg Chappell falls ill and visits a Mumbai hospital, reports say.
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Muslim minority ruling suspended

Friday, April 6th 2007, 12:34

The High Court in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh suspends a ruling which said Muslims could no longer be treated as a religious minority.
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India conducts World Cup inquiry

Friday, April 6th 2007, 8:34

India's cricket board begins a two-day meeting to discuss the national team's World Cup failure.
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India to see new economic zones

Thursday, April 5th 2007, 18:21

India's government is to allow the creation of Special Economic Zones, hoping to attract overseas investors.
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Whatmore declares India interest

Thursday, April 5th 2007, 10:23
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladesh coach Dav Whatmore confirms his interest in succeeding Greg Chappell as India coach.
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Indian designer in US out on bail

Thursday, April 5th 2007, 5:49
related countries: United States United States

A celebrity fashion designer in the US is freed on bail after pleading not guilty to sex assaults on women and girls.
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Chappell quits as coach of India

Wednesday, April 4th 2007, 12:32

Greg Chappell resigns as India coach following their disastrous World Cup campaign in the West Indies.
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Tendulkar 'hurt' by attitude row

Wednesday, April 4th 2007, 7:55

Sachin Tendulkar reacts angrily to claims coach Greg Chappell has questioned the attitude of top players.
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Indian state bans sex education

Tuesday, April 3rd 2007, 18:07

The Indian state of Maharashtra bans sex education in schools.
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Tuesday, April 3rd 2007, 13:13
related places: Delhi

South Asian leaders meet for a regional summit in the Indian capital, Delhi, and pledge to build better transport and trade links.
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South Asian leaders hold summit

Monday, April 2nd 2007, 22:46
related places: Delhi

South Asian leaders meet for a regional summit on trade and terrorism in the Indian capital, Delhi.
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The hidden suffering of India's lepers

Saturday, March 31st 2007, 11:49

The BBC's Fergus Walsh assesses why 'leprosy-free' India is still disfigured by the much-feared disease.
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Cricket: Tendulkar 'should retire'

Friday, March 30th 2007, 10:00

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell, brother of current India coach Greg, says legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar should retire.
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Delay for Vodafone deal

Friday, March 30th 2007, 9:45

Indian regulators delay a decision on whether to approve Vodafone's $11.1bn takeover of Hutchison Essar.
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Humbled Indian team back home

Thursday, March 29th 2007, 10:44

A number of Indian cricketers return home under tight security after a disastrous World Cup.
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Court blocks Indian quota plans

Thursday, March 29th 2007, 10:38

India's Supreme Court puts on hold controversial plans to boost college places for low castes and the poor.
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Indian in 30-year 'bonded labour'

Tuesday, March 27th 2007, 21:16
related places: Bihar

Officials investigate the case of a Bihar man who says he has spent nearly 30 years working off a loan of rice.
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Under-fire Chappell on defensive

Monday, March 26th 2007, 16:08

India coach Greg Chappell says he is happy with the job he did despite his side's World Cup exit.
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Bangladesh victory puts India out

Sunday, March 25th 2007, 21:55
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Bermuda Bermuda

Bangladesh beat Bermuda by seven wickets to reach the Super 8 stage of the World Cup.
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India distraught at cricket loss

Saturday, March 24th 2007, 8:15

Indian media and ex-players criticise the cricket team which is facing an early exit from the World Cup.
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Cricket: Sri Lanka trounce India

Friday, March 23rd 2007, 21:32
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago

India are facing elimination from the World Cup after losing by 69 runs to Sri Lanka in Trinidad.
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India v Sri Lanka as it happened

Friday, March 23rd 2007, 17:23
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago

India are facing the prospect of going out of the World Cup after being thrashed by Sri Lanka in Trinidad.
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Charges over serial murders

Thursday, March 22nd 2007, 13:48
related places: Delhi

Police in India charge three people in connection with the murders of at least 19 women and children near Delhi.
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Cricket: India hit record

Monday, March 19th 2007, 21:08
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago

India's record World Cup total of 413-5 is far too good for Bermuda in Trinidad.
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Tennis: Nadal wins in Indian Wells

Sunday, March 18th 2007, 21:09

Rafael Nadal caps his return to form with victory over Novak Djokovic in the Indian Wells Masters final.
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Ten held over India police firing

Sunday, March 18th 2007, 15:14

Ten people are arrested over the shooting by police of protesting farmers in India's state of West Bengal.
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Tennis: Nadal sails past Roddick

Sunday, March 18th 2007, 2:44

Rafael Nadal beats Andy Roddick to reach the final at the Indian Wells Master Series.
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Cricket: Bangladesh upset India

Saturday, March 17th 2007, 21:11
related countries: Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago

Bangladesh record a shock five-wicket victory over India in World Cup Group B at the Queen's Park Oval, Trinidad.
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Tendulkar achieves superhero status

Saturday, March 17th 2007, 16:13

India's star batsman becomes a comic book character
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European skiers safe in Kashmir

Saturday, March 17th 2007, 14:48
related places: Srinagar

Three European skiers who went missing in the mountains of Indian-administered Kashmir reappear in Srinagar.
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India strike over police shooting

Friday, March 16th 2007, 14:53

A strike called by opposition parties over the shooting by police of protesting farmers hits India's West Bengal state.
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Maoists attack toll rises to 55

Friday, March 16th 2007, 5:07

The death toll in Thursday's attack on security forces by Maoist rebels in central India rises to 55.
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West Bengal hit by fresh clashes

Thursday, March 15th 2007, 18:09

Indian police take on farmers again in West Bengal state as the death toll from violence on Wednesday rises to 14.
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Maoists kill 50 Indian policemen

Thursday, March 15th 2007, 9:43

Maoist rebels attack a security post in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, killing 50 police officers.
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'Eleven killed' in India farm clash

Wednesday, March 14th 2007, 18:18

At least 11 people die after police in eastern India fire at farmers protesting at industrial plans.
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Condom drive for Indian women

Wednesday, March 14th 2007, 18:12

A massive condom distribution programme is launched among female sex workers in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
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Two held over Indian train blast

Wednesday, March 14th 2007, 6:30
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Indian police say they have made the first arrests in connection with the bombing of a train to Pakistan.
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Tennis: Sharapova crashes out

Tuesday, March 13th 2007, 21:25

Maria Sharapova loses her cool and her fourth-round match at Indian Wells to Vera Zvonareva.
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Stray dogs killed in Bangalore

Tuesday, March 13th 2007, 18:36
related places: Bangalore

Strays dogs in the Indian city of Bangalore are being caught and killed after attacks on children.
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Indian bus crash leaves 18 dead

Tuesday, March 13th 2007, 8:01
related places: At

At least 18 people die and another 28 are injured in a bus crash in northern India, police say.
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Tennis: Nadal, Roddick progress

Tuesday, March 13th 2007, 6:37

Rafael Nadal and Andy Roddick reach the fourth round of the Indian Wells Masters.
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Kashmir to feature in peace talks

Tuesday, March 13th 2007, 5:28
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

India and Pakistan are to begin a new round of talks expected to focus on the disputed region of Kashmir.
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Tennis: Murray marches on

Monday, March 12th 2007, 21:19

Andy Murray beats Nicolas Mahut 6-1 6-3 to reach the fourth round of the Indian Wells Masters.
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Atwal in Florida car crash probe

Monday, March 12th 2007, 14:06

Indian golfer Arjun Atwal is under investigation after a man dies in a high-speed Florida car crash.
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Tennis: Canas ends Federer wins

Monday, March 12th 2007, 7:02

Guillermo Canas ends Roger Federer's 41-match winning streak at the Indian Wells Masters Series.
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India policeman 'kills officers'

Sunday, March 11th 2007, 18:28

A police officer in India has allegedly confessed to killing five of his colleagues while guarding a bank in Delhi.
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Fight mars Hurley's India wedding

Friday, March 9th 2007, 22:43

A fight breaks out between journalists and security guards after Liz Hurley's wedding to Arun Nayar in India.
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