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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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Sunday, July 8th 2007, 13:57
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Calcutta, Dhaka

The first train between India and Bangladesh in more than four decades arrives in Dhaka from Calcutta.
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Indian stocks jump to record high

Friday, July 6th 2007, 14:49

India's main stock index, the Sensex, bursts through the 15,000 mark to a record on optimism about growth.
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'Sharp drop' in India Aids levels

Friday, July 6th 2007, 11:14

The number of people living with HIV/Aids in India is around half of previous official estimates, new figures say.
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Baby survives being buried alive

Thursday, July 5th 2007, 21:52

An Indian baby girl who was buried alive is rescued when a farmer spots her hand sticking out of the soil.
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Woman strips in dowry row

Thursday, July 5th 2007, 15:08

A woman in west India strips to her underwear in public as part of a dispute with her family over a dowry payment.
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Calcutta battered by monsoon rain

Thursday, July 5th 2007, 10:15
related places: At, Calcutta

At least 16 people die in floods caused by three days of monsoon rains in the Indian city of Calcutta.
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Four Indian villages burnt down

Thursday, July 5th 2007, 6:43

Armed residents of India's north-eastern Nagaland state burn villages in neighbouring Assam, police say.
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India 'teen surgeon' surrenders

Wednesday, July 4th 2007, 15:24

A 15-year-old Indian boy who allegedly performed surgery to set a record gives himself up to police.
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Australians extend terror probe

Wednesday, July 4th 2007, 7:40
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australian police are granted two more days to hold an Indian doctor in connection with failed UK terror plots.
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India FM begins key Africa talks

Wednesday, July 4th 2007, 4:10

Indian Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee is to begin talks with Indian diplomats aimed improving ties with Africa.
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Outsourcing 'to earn India $40bn'

Tuesday, July 3rd 2007, 13:30

India could earn $40bn a year by March 2008 from information technology and outsourcing, a report says.
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Australia arrest in terror probe

Tuesday, July 3rd 2007, 12:48
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

An Indian doctor is detained at Brisbane airport and another man is questioned over failed UK car bombings.
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Gandhi letter to return to India

Monday, July 2nd 2007, 16:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A letter written by Mahatma Gandhi is withdrawn from auction in London so it can be acquired by India.
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Salman Rushdie 'to divorce' again

Monday, July 2nd 2007, 16:08

Satanic Verses author Salman Rushdie and his Indian actress wife, Padma Lakshmi are divorcing 'at her request'.
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India officer 'commits suicide'

Monday, July 2nd 2007, 4:41

A woman officer belonging to the Indian army commits suicide in Indian-administered Kashmir, police says.
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Cricket: India win series

Sunday, July 1st 2007, 20:06
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Belfast

India clinch their one-day series with South Africa 2-1 courtesy of a six-wicket victory in Belfast.
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Tendulkar milestone in India win

Friday, June 29th 2007, 17:36
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Sachin Tendulkar passes 15,000 ODI runs as India beat South Africa by six wickets in Belfast.
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India refineries told to clean up

Friday, June 29th 2007, 15:07

The pollution control board in India's north-eastern state of Assam tells refineries to clean up their act.
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Infosys gains on 'French bid'

Friday, June 29th 2007, 7:46
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Shares in Paris-based consultancy Capgemini and Indian software firm Infosys Technologies jump on reports of a possible merger.
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Thirteen die in Kashmir clashes

Friday, June 29th 2007, 5:12

Thirteen people die in clashes between militants and security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Tracking plan for rare India croc

Thursday, June 28th 2007, 17:10

Wildlife officials in eastern India are to use satellites to track endangered gharial crocs.
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New world heritage sites named

Thursday, June 28th 2007, 10:26

The Sydney Opera House and India's Red Fort are among new sites added to the UN's World Heritage list.
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Indian male singer in burqa row

Wednesday, June 27th 2007, 10:57

A leading Bollywood male singer apologises for wearing a burqa inside a Muslim shrine in India.
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Indian soldiers 'paraded naked'

Wednesday, June 27th 2007, 5:01

Two Indian soldiers are paraded naked for allegedly attempting to rape a girl in Kashmir, police say.
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Maoists set fire to India station

Wednesday, June 27th 2007, 4:33

Maoist rebels in India burn down a railway station on the second day of protests against the government.
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Cricket: South Africa beat India

Tuesday, June 26th 2007, 18:08
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Jacques Kallis hits an unbeaten 91 to guide South Africa to a four-wicket win over India in Belfast.
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Flood devastation in South Asia

Tuesday, June 26th 2007, 8:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

People in India and Pakistan struggle to cope with the effects of days of rain that have left 350 dead.
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'Maoist rebels' kidnap rail men

Tuesday, June 26th 2007, 4:53

Maoist rebels in India kidnap two people and blow up railway tracks in protest against the government.
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Muslims jailed for Gujarat murder

Monday, June 25th 2007, 15:04

Nine Muslims get life prison sentences in the Indian state of Gujarat for the killing of the state's former home minister.
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Rain and floods kill 45 in India

Saturday, June 23rd 2007, 14:10

Heavy rain and floods kill at least 45 people in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
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Bengal left celebrates 30 years

Thursday, June 21st 2007, 12:20

The ruling left coalition in the Indian state of West Bengal completes a country record of 30 years in power.
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Inquiry into 'teenager surgeon'

Thursday, June 21st 2007, 10:58

Officials in southern India investigate reports that a doctor couple let their teenage son perform surgery.
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Delhi prisoners escape the heat

Tuesday, June 19th 2007, 21:31
related places: Delhi

More than 600 prisoners are freed from India's biggest prison, in Delhi, because of overcrowding, officials say.
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Hindus 'guilty of Muslim deaths'

Monday, June 18th 2007, 16:35

A court in India convicts 14 Hindus of killing Muslims during bloody religious riots nearly 20 years ago.
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Court suspends UK extradition

Monday, June 18th 2007, 10:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A court in India suspends the extradition of a man wanted for trial in the UK over the rape and murder of Hannah Foster.
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Indian hostages freed in Nigeria

Saturday, June 16th 2007, 10:58
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Port Harcourt

Militants in Nigeria reportedly free 10 Indians more than two weeks after their abduction near Port Harcourt.
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Medic held for 'female foeticide'

Thursday, June 14th 2007, 16:44
related places: Delhi

Police in India arrest the owner of a clinic near Delhi on suspicion of illegally aborting female foetuses.
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India Airlines strike 'is over'

Thursday, June 14th 2007, 10:27

Staff at India's state-run domestic airline have called off a strike that caused flight chaos, officials say.
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F1: India agree Grand Prix deal

Thursday, June 14th 2007, 9:36
related places: New Delhi

The Indian Olympic Association says it has an agreement to stage a Grand Prix in New Delhi from 2009.
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Airline misery deepens in India

Thursday, June 14th 2007, 6:48

A strike at India's state-run domestic airlines enters its second day, with more cancelled fights.
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Strike disrupts flights in India

Wednesday, June 13th 2007, 10:40

Thousands of staff at India's state-run domestic airline go on strike, disrupting air travel across the country.
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Tribals strike over uranium plans

Tuesday, June 12th 2007, 13:25

A strike called by a tribal youth group to oppose the mining of uranium in part of northern India causes severe disruption.
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S Asian weather fatalities go up

Tuesday, June 12th 2007, 9:59
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: At

At least 97 people are killed in mudslides in Bangladesh, while officials in India say a heat wave may be coming to an end.
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Ford declines role as India coach

Monday, June 11th 2007, 11:14

Graham Ford rejects the chance to become India coach and will remain Kent director of cricket.
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Curfew in north-east Indian town

Monday, June 11th 2007, 8:37

A curfew is in force in a town in India's Manipur state after 15 people died in ethnic clashes.
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Thousands cheer Bollywood stars

Sunday, June 10th 2007, 5:43

Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan join Indian stars in Sheffield for Bollywood's biggest awards ceremony.
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Argentina denies India extradition

Saturday, June 9th 2007, 2:08
related countries: Argentina Argentina

An Argentine court rejects a request by India to extradite a suspect in the Bofors corruption case.
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Hindu sites 'only for Hinduism'

Friday, June 8th 2007, 17:59

The Indian state of Andhra Pradesh bans the propagation of other religions in holy places across the state.
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Doubts over India's Aids figures

Friday, June 8th 2007, 16:17

Estimates for the number of people in India with HIV/Aids may be exaggerated, a leading Aids worker says.
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Meningitis jab to halt outbreaks

Friday, June 8th 2007, 10:36

A new meningitis vaccine could end devastating epidemics in India and Africa, work suggests.
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Friday, June 8th 2007, 4:49

A court in India agrees to consider a challenge to the commissioning of large dams in the north-east.
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Tribal leader faces murder charge

Thursday, June 7th 2007, 6:31

The leader of an Indian tribal group has been charged with the murder of a policeman during clashes.
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India cell phone curbs welcomed

Wednesday, June 6th 2007, 15:02

Indian phone companies and users welcome moves to curb unsolicited calls from tele-marketing firms.
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India economic zones get go-ahead

Tuesday, June 5th 2007, 15:57

The Indian government gives final approval for 24 Special Economic Zones (SEZs) to be created in the country.
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Army U-turn on Kashmir holy sites

Monday, June 4th 2007, 16:56

The Indian army drops plans to renovate Muslim shrines and mosques in Kashmir after a row with clerics.
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Bachchan may face fraud charges

Monday, June 4th 2007, 15:54

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan is facing possible fraud charges over an illegal land deal in northern India.
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Tribal group drops India protest

Monday, June 4th 2007, 15:13

An Indian tribal group calls off protests after a week of violence over demands for government benefits.
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Tribal protests spread to Delhi

Monday, June 4th 2007, 9:11
related places: Delhi

Hundreds of Indian tribal protesters block main roads into Delhi in a row over affirmative action policy.
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Policemen die in 'rebel' attack

Monday, June 4th 2007, 7:48

Four policemen die in an attack by separatist rebels in India's north-eastern Assam state.
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India poised to appoint new coach

Monday, June 4th 2007, 7:16

India's cricket board is due to reveal the team's new coach, with Dav Whatmore the leading contender.
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US-India nuclear deal talks fail

Sunday, June 3rd 2007, 1:14
related countries: United States United States

India fail to bridge differences with the US over a proposed deal on nuclear co-operation after three days of talks.
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More killed in Rajasthan violence

Friday, June 1st 2007, 13:14

At least five more people die in violent clashes between two tribal groups in India's Rajasthan state.
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Bachchan is no farmer, says court

Friday, June 1st 2007, 9:29

A court in northern India says that farm land was illegally allotted to Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan.
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Air hostesses told to shed weight

Friday, June 1st 2007, 7:57

An Indian court rules against female flight attendants who were grounded from an airline for being overweight.
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US official in nuclear deal talks

Thursday, May 31st 2007, 9:44
related countries: United States United States

A senior US official is in India to hold talks aimed at finalising a nuclear co-operation deal.
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Manufacturing lifts Indian growth

Thursday, May 31st 2007, 7:17

India grew 9.1% in the first three months of 2007, driven by the manufacturing and service sectors.
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Policeman killed in Kashmir fight

Thursday, May 31st 2007, 5:42

Police in Indian-controlled Kashmir say a senior police officer has been killed in fighting with militants.
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Kashmir students strike over tree

Wednesday, May 30th 2007, 21:25

University students in Indian-administered Kashmir start a hunger strike to try to save endangered chinar trees.
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India alarm over HIV in north

Wednesday, May 30th 2007, 16:40

India health officials are alarmed by growing HIV/Aids infection rates in two key northern states.
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Bhutan refugees in border clash

Wednesday, May 30th 2007, 6:11
related countries: Bhutan Bhutan, Nepal Nepal

Thousands of refugees living in Nepal and trying to return to Bhutan face police fire as they cross into India.
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Army deployed after India riots

Wednesday, May 30th 2007, 4:17

Troops are deployed in India's Rajasthan state after 14 people are killed in clashes over government job quotas.
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Kashmir fatwa over mosque rebuild

Tuesday, May 29th 2007, 16:55

A Muslim cleric in Indian-administered Kashmir issues an edict against Indian soldiers renovating mosques.
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Indian PM seeks farms boost

Tuesday, May 29th 2007, 16:36

India must boost its agricultural output for the sake of its economy and farmers, its prime minister says.
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Riots over Indian tribal quotas

Tuesday, May 29th 2007, 15:50
related places: At

At least seven people die in riots in the Indian state of Rajasthan over affirmative action plans, officials say.
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India sect apologises

Monday, May 28th 2007, 5:46

A religious sect in the India's Punjab state apologises after its leader dressed up as a revered Sikh figure.
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Seven killed in Assam bomb blast

Saturday, May 26th 2007, 13:58

Seven people are killed and 18 injured in a bomb blast in the Indian state of Assam, police say.
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Uttar Pradesh CM 'will end crime'

Friday, May 25th 2007, 14:30

Mayawati, the new Chief Minister of India's Uttar Pradesh state, promises to wipe out crime and corruption.
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Indian soldier sentenced to death

Friday, May 25th 2007, 11:19

An Indian soldier is sentenced to death for killing his superior in Indian-administered Kashmir last year.
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India mosque blast suspect held

Friday, May 25th 2007, 8:28
related places: Hyderabad

Indian police detain a man in connection with a deadly blast at a historic mosque in Hyderabad.
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Sanjay Dutt sentencing deferred

Friday, May 25th 2007, 7:55

An Indian court puts off sentencing Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt for buying guns from the Mumbai bombers.
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Millionaires on US slavery charge

Thursday, May 24th 2007, 16:07
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, United States United States

An Indian-born couple appear in court charged with keeping two Indonesian women as slaves in their US home.
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Social security for Indian poor

Thursday, May 24th 2007, 15:07

India's government announces an ambitious plan to provide millions of poor people with social security.
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US paedophile arrested in India

Thursday, May 24th 2007, 9:19
related countries: United States United States
related places: Asia

Police in India arrest a convicted US paedophile who Interpol says has been on the run in Asia for 11 months.
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Cricket: Kumble fit for key match

Thursday, May 24th 2007, 9:01
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Dhaka

India spinner Anil Kumble is ready to play in the second and final Test against Bangladesh, which starts in Dhaka on Friday.
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India tigers 'in rapid decline'

Thursday, May 24th 2007, 8:25

India has far fewer tigers living in the wild than had previously been thought, a major study suggests.
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India bar wall collapse kills 27

Wednesday, May 23rd 2007, 20:06

At least 27 people are killed when a wall collapses on a crowded bar in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
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Ex-India bowler on drugs charges

Wednesday, May 23rd 2007, 11:05
related places: Delhi

Former Indian test cricketer Maninder Singh faces drug charges in Delhi after being arrested with cocaine, police say.
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Mumbai blasts policeman gets life

Tuesday, May 22nd 2007, 11:12
related places: Mumbai

An Indian policemen is sentenced to life in jail for abetting bombers who killed 250 in Mumbai in 1993.
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Strike by Sikhs hits Indian state

Tuesday, May 22nd 2007, 5:40

Sikhs across the Indian state of Punjab hold a strike, to protest against what they say is an insult to their religion.
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Jail for Mumbai blasts policemen

Monday, May 21st 2007, 11:28
related places: Mumbai

Four ex-policemen in the Indian city of Mumbai are given six years in jail for their role in the 1993 bombings there.
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Kashmir strike on anniversary

Monday, May 21st 2007, 8:14

A strike is being observed in Indian-administered Kashmir to mark the death anniversary of two key leaders.
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Bomb hits historic India mosque

Friday, May 18th 2007, 16:57
related places: At, Hyderabad

At least 13 people die in a bomb blast and subsequent rioting at a mosque in the Indian city of Hyderabad.
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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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