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One more guilty of Mumbai blasts

Tuesday, September 19th 2006, 8:00
related places: Mumbai

A court in the Indian city of Mumbai finds a man guilty of causing the worst explosion in the 1993 attacks on the city.
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India attacks 'flawed' IMF reform

Tuesday, September 19th 2006, 6:23

India hits out at changes to the voting structure of the IMF after it sees its share of the vote decrease.
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Two men guilty of Mumbai blasts

Monday, September 18th 2006, 10:27
related places: Mumbai

A court in the Indian city of Mumbai finds two men guilty of planting explosives in deadly blasts in 1993.
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India bus crashes leave 23 dead

Monday, September 18th 2006, 9:06

Police in India say at least 23 people have been killed in two road accidents in the western state of Rajasthan.
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China and India 'boosting Africa'

Sunday, September 17th 2006, 3:11

China and India's growing trade and investment in Africa is spurring African economies, says a World Bank report.
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South Asia rivals to resume talks

Saturday, September 16th 2006, 20:13
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India and Pakistan announce they will start peace talks again and work together to tackle terrorism in the region.
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Cricket: Rain spoils clash

Saturday, September 16th 2006, 14:29
related countries: Australia Australia

The rain saves India's blushes as they slump to 35-5 chasing a revised target of 170 to beat Australia.
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Maharashtra chief's unpaid bill

Friday, September 15th 2006, 17:12

An electricity employee in India's Maharashtra state is suspended after cutting the chief minister's power over unpaid bills.
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Indian shares climb above 12,000

Thursday, September 14th 2006, 16:25

Shares on the Bombay Stock Exchange rise above 12,000 for the first time since May on strong growth forecasts.
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India in low caste marriage plan

Thursday, September 14th 2006, 16:04

The Indian government suggests incentives of $1,100 to people who marry members of low Hindu castes.
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Cricket: Win for Windies

Thursday, September 14th 2006, 14:38

Sachin Tendulkar hits 141 in his first full innings for six months but West Indies win by 29 runs under the Duckworth/Lewis method.
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Man found guilty of Mumbai blasts

Thursday, September 14th 2006, 10:23
related places: Mumbai

A court in the Indian city of Mumbai finds a man guilty of planting explosives in deadly blasts in 1993.
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UK insurance jobs head to India

Thursday, September 14th 2006, 10:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's biggest insurer, Aviva, announces plans to cut 4,000 jobs at its Norwich Union business by 2008.
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Kashmir soldier kills colleague

Thursday, September 14th 2006, 5:36

An Indian soldier kills a senior officer in Rajouri district Indian-administered Kashmir, the police say.
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Muslims jailed for killing Hindus

Wednesday, September 13th 2006, 13:27

A court in the western Indian state of Gujarat has given life term to six Muslim men for killing two Hindu boys in 2002.
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Mumbai bombing sentencing delay

Wednesday, September 13th 2006, 11:52

Lawyers win more time before four family members are sentenced over India's deadliest bombings.
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Brazil and India strengthen ties

Wednesday, September 13th 2006, 7:16
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Brasilia

Brazil and India sign multi-million dollar trade deals, as leaders of the two emerging giants meet in Brasilia.
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Brazil and India strengthen ties

Wednesday, September 13th 2006, 7:16
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Brasilia

Brazil and India sign multi-million dollar trade deals, as leaders of the two emerging giants meet in Brasilia.
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India 'admits to Kashmir abuses'

Tuesday, September 12th 2006, 14:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Kashmir

A US-based human rights organisation says the Indian army has admitted to killing militants as a matter of policy.
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Four guilty of 1993 Mumbai blasts

Tuesday, September 12th 2006, 8:34
related places: Mumbai

A court in India finds four members of a family guilty for their roles in the bomb blasts that rocked Mumbai in 1993.
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'New rare bird' spotted in India

Tuesday, September 12th 2006, 4:34

A new species of bird has been discovered in north-east India, according to an ornithological journal.
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'Bad weather' sinks Comoros ship

Monday, September 11th 2006, 23:07
related countries: Comoros Comoros, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Madagascar Madagascar

Thirty-three people are missing in the Indian Ocean after a ship sinks near Madagascar.
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Musharraf seeks Indian PM talks

Monday, September 11th 2006, 20:55
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The President of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, says that he wants substantive talks with the Indian PM later this week.
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Row shuts India Catholic schools

Monday, September 11th 2006, 14:35
related places: Lucknow

Catholic schools in the Indian city of Lucknow shut to protest against an attack on one of them.
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India bombings photofits released

Monday, September 11th 2006, 4:27

Indian police release photofits of two men sought over bomb attacks which killed at least 31 people.
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Indian town buries bomb victims

Saturday, September 9th 2006, 5:07

Victims of bomb attacks near a mosque in an Indian town are buried, as police are on alert for communal violence.
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Blasts kill 37 in India graveyard

Friday, September 8th 2006, 17:31

Blasts at a Muslim graveyard in the western Indian state of Maharashtra kill at least 37 people, officials say.
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No survivors in India mine blast

Friday, September 8th 2006, 5:20

Authorities in Jharkhand state in India say all 54 miners trapped after an explosion in a coal mine have died.
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Indians celebrate national song

Thursday, September 7th 2006, 15:58

Vande Mataram is sung across India on its centenary but some Muslims boycott it on religious grounds.
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BJP meets to chart tactics

Thursday, September 7th 2006, 8:51

The annual conclave of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party begins in the northern city of Dehradun.
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India PM warns of terror attacks

Tuesday, September 5th 2006, 6:59

Indian PM Manmohan Singh says intelligence agencies have warned of more terrorist attacks in the country.
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India drug gives Alzheimer's hope

Tuesday, September 5th 2006, 6:53

Scientists are examining using ancient Indian ayurvedic medicine in drugs to treat Alzheimer's disease.
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Top 'militant' killed in Kashmir

Tuesday, September 5th 2006, 4:19

Security forces in India-administered Kashmir say they have killed a top commander of a separatist group.
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India farm suicides hit new high

Monday, September 4th 2006, 15:36

More than 200 farmers commit suicide in India's cotton belt since the PM visited in July, activists say.
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PM's 'pain' over college murder

Monday, September 4th 2006, 15:00

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expresses "pain" over the murder of a professor.
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Flash floods hit Kashmir region

Monday, September 4th 2006, 10:49

Villages are inundated and several thousand people stranded after flash floods in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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S Asian pilgrims shot in Iraq

Saturday, September 2nd 2006, 14:56
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Pakistan Pakistan

Gunman ambush and kill 14 pilgrims from Pakistan and India on their way to a Shia Muslim shrine in Iraq.
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Film star berates Indian media

Friday, September 1st 2006, 0:13

Bollywood star Salman Khan says he is "exploited" by the media, and blames them for his "negative" portrayal.
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Rains kill scores in India desert

Monday, August 28th 2006, 15:10

Monsoon floods kill at least 135 people in the Indian desert state of Rajasthan, officials say.
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BT to double workforce in India

Monday, August 28th 2006, 8:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK telecoms giant BT plans to double its workforce over three years in India and boost revenues.
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Collapse kills 47 at India fair

Sunday, August 27th 2006, 18:22
related places: At

At least 47 people are killed when a water tank they were sitting on collapsed in India's Rajasthan state.
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Veteran Bollywood director dies

Sunday, August 27th 2006, 15:28
related places: Mumbai

Leading Indian film-maker Hrishikesh Mukherjee dies in hospital in the western Indian city of Mumbai.
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India protests over plane arrests

Friday, August 25th 2006, 16:08
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

India lodges a formal protest with the Dutch government after 12 of its citizens are arrested in a flight alert.
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Crash families 'demand answers'

Friday, August 25th 2006, 6:39
related countries: Canada Canada

A Canadian lawyer is meeting relatives of Indian victims of the 1985 Air India bombing to find out their concerns.
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Indian MPs almost come to blows

Thursday, August 24th 2006, 19:17
related places: Bihar

Chaos rules in India's parliament when two politicians from Bihar state almost come to blows.
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Two 'militants' killed in Kashmir

Thursday, August 24th 2006, 5:07

The army in India-administered Kashmir say they have killed two militants in the Jammu region.
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Dutch arrest 12 in flight alert

Wednesday, August 23rd 2006, 17:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Amsterdam

Dutch police arrest 12 passengers from a flight turned back to Amsterdam after a security alert.
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India rejects cola health fears

Wednesday, August 23rd 2006, 5:38

India's health ministry rejects an environmental group's findings over pesticide levels in Coca Cola and Pepsi.
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Two ministers quit India cabinet

Wednesday, August 23rd 2006, 4:28

Two Indian ministers resign from the federal government over demands for a new state in part of Andhra Pradesh.
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Millions to cut deaths in India

Tuesday, August 22nd 2006, 16:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK has committed £252m to a scheme designed to save the lives of a million Indian children and mothers each year.
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India wife dies on husband's pyre

Tuesday, August 22nd 2006, 6:57

India police say a woman has died on her husband's funeral pyre, committing the banned Hindu practice of "sati".
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Mumbai 'militant' killed in clash

Tuesday, August 22nd 2006, 5:15
related places: Mumbai

Indian police say they have killed a suspected militant in a clash in the western city of Mumbai.
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India mourns legendary musician

Monday, August 21st 2006, 15:37

The funeral is held for one of India's most famous musicians, Ustad Bismillah Khan, who has died aged 91.
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Indian firm in bid to run Lotto

Sunday, August 20th 2006, 14:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India's largest lottery firm says it is finalising its bid to run Britain's National Lottery.
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India aims to revive trade talks

Friday, August 18th 2006, 13:46

India offers key tariff concessions in an effort to revive stalled trade talks between south-east Asian nations.
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Cricket: Rain at Sri Lanka v India

Friday, August 18th 2006, 10:03
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

The first one-dayer between Sri Lanka and India will resume on Saturday after only 3.4 overs are possible on Friday.
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Indian PM stands by nuclear deal

Thursday, August 17th 2006, 15:47
related countries: United States United States

India will not accept US pressure to cap its atomic weapons programme, the PM tells parliament.
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Cricket: India to honour Sri Lanka tour

Thursday, August 17th 2006, 7:59
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

India captain Rahul Dravid says his team are happy to stay in Sri Lanka and play a one-day series despite a bomb attack.
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Manipur temple blast 'kills five'

Wednesday, August 16th 2006, 18:02

A bomb attack on a temple in north-east India kills at least five people and injures many others, police say.
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Senator sorry for 'monkey' slur

Wednesday, August 16th 2006, 15:30
related countries: United States United States

US Senator George Allen apologises for calling a man of Indian descent by a name that means monkey.
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Media 'egged on' fire protest man

Wednesday, August 16th 2006, 14:53

Indian police investigate claims that journalists encouraged a man who burnt himself to death.
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'Toxic ship' docks in Indian port

Tuesday, August 15th 2006, 20:57

The asbestos-lined former ocean liner SS France docks in the western Indian port of Alang for scrapping.
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Bollywood star's guard shot dead

Tuesday, August 15th 2006, 10:57

Indian police arrest one of Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan's security guards after another guard is shot dead.
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Japan tanker's Indian Ocean spill

Tuesday, August 15th 2006, 8:20
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Japan Japan

A Japanese tanker spills 4,500 tonnes of crude oil into the Indian Ocean after a collision with another vessel.
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India PM plea on 'terror attacks'

Tuesday, August 15th 2006, 4:56
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India's prime minister calls on Pakistan to take steps to prevent "terror attacks" being launched from its territory.
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UK experts say Indian Coke 'safe'

Monday, August 14th 2006, 16:49
related countries: United States United States

Coca Cola enlists the help of British government scientists to prove its soft drinks sold in India are safe to drink.
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India halts action on Assam group

Monday, August 14th 2006, 4:37

The Indian government suspends military operations against a top separatist group to push forward peace talks.
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Ex-minister calls off Gandhi attack

Friday, August 11th 2006, 19:06

Ex-Indian Foreign Minister Natwar Singh pulls back from an attack on Congress party President Sonia Gandhi.
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Kashmir militants 'kill family'

Friday, August 11th 2006, 10:50
related places: Jammu

Police in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir say a woman and her two children have been killed by militants.
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US warns of India terror attacks

Friday, August 11th 2006, 9:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi, Mumbai

The US warns of possible terror attacks in Delhi and Mumbai in the run-up to India's Independence Day celebrations.
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India-Bangladesh shelling dispute

Thursday, August 10th 2006, 12:12
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

India and Bangladesh accuse each other of cross border shelling, with two people reported killed.
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Date set for Mumbai verdicts

Thursday, August 10th 2006, 7:56
related places: Mumbai

A judge announces the verdicts in the case of the deadly 1993 Mumbai bombings will be delivered in September.
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Kerala bans Pepsi and Coke

Wednesday, August 9th 2006, 15:25

The Indian state of Kerala bans the production and sale of Coca Cola and Pepsi saying they pose a health risk.
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India floods close energy plants

Wednesday, August 9th 2006, 8:48

Floods in India force the closure of a number of energy plants, including a natural gas complex, reports say.
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India party suspends ex-FM

Wednesday, August 9th 2006, 0:25
related countries: Iraq Iraq

An ex-foreign minister is suspended from India's ruling party over his alleged role in Iraq's oil-for-food programme.
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Rural India in big HIV-Aids push

Tuesday, August 8th 2006, 16:06

India launches a major offensive against HIV-Aids in rural areas.
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World Bank 'lends more' to India

Tuesday, August 8th 2006, 10:16

India is one of the World Bank's largest borrowers, receiving six per cent of total funds, the donor agency says.
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Three 'militants' die in Kashmir

Tuesday, August 8th 2006, 6:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Police in India-administered Kashmir say they have killed three militants belonging to a Pakistan-based group.
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Heavy rains continue to hit India

Monday, August 7th 2006, 17:52

Heavy rains continue to lash different states in India including Maharashtra, where at least 35 are killed.
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India row over ex-FM Iraq report

Monday, August 7th 2006, 10:31

A former Indian foreign minister accuses the prime minister of leaking a report into the oil-for-food scandal.
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Hopes fading for trapped miners

Monday, August 7th 2006, 9:50

Indian authorities are giving up hope of rescuing dozens of people trapped in an abandoned mine.
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'Two dead' in Assam rebel attack

Monday, August 7th 2006, 5:43

Separatist rebels say they have killed two people, one a soldier, in India's north-east Assam state.
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India 'needs huge services boost'

Sunday, August 6th 2006, 16:35

India must invest $331bn on infrastructure over the next five years to maintain growth, a study suggests.
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India and Pakistan in expulsions

Saturday, August 5th 2006, 15:47
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India and Pakistan expel diplomats from each other's country, heightening tensions between the two rivals.
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Court asks Pepsi, Coke to respond

Friday, August 4th 2006, 11:11

The Indian Supreme Court asks Coca Cola and Pepsi to respond to charges that their drinks contain pesticides.
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Rare turtle to get satellite tag

Thursday, August 3rd 2006, 23:45
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

A critically endangered turtle is to be tracked swimming across the Indian Ocean as part of conservation efforts.
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Natwar Singh report given to PM

Thursday, August 3rd 2006, 18:36

A report on ex-Indian cabinet minister Natwar Singh's role in the UN oil-for-food programme is given to the PM.
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India PM apologises to Jehangir

Thursday, August 3rd 2006, 16:36
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The Indian prime minister apologises to the prominent Pakistani human rights activist, Asma Jehangir for "inconvenient" security checks.
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Officials discuss Iran gas deal

Thursday, August 3rd 2006, 12:36
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Delhi

Officials from India, Pakistan and Iran hold talks in Delhi on a proposed gas pipeline linking the three countries.
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Pepsi and Coke under fire again

Wednesday, August 2nd 2006, 16:58

An Indian NGO says Coca-Cola and Pepsi products are showing even worse levels of pesticides than in a previous study.
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Two-day rape trial 'sets example'

Wednesday, August 2nd 2006, 15:12
related places: Bihar

A court in the Indian state of Bihar sentences a man for rape after a two-day trial, possibly the fastest such trial in Indian history.
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Saarc defers free trade dispute

Wednesday, August 2nd 2006, 13:39
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

South Asian foreign ministers agree to defer a dispute between India and Pakistan over a regional free trade agreement.
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Bodies of Indians returned home

Wednesday, August 2nd 2006, 10:34
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

The bodies of 16 Indian workers who died in a fire accident in Bahrain two days ago have arrived in the southern Indian city of Madras (Chennai).
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'Toxic ship' cleared for breaking

Wednesday, August 2nd 2006, 7:45
related countries: France France

The former SS France cruise liner can be scrapped in India, an official says, despite environmentalists' protests.
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Militants killed in Kashmir clash

Wednesday, August 2nd 2006, 4:44

Two suspected militants and a soldier die in a clash in an Indian-administered Kashmir, the police say.
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India bans child domestic labour

Tuesday, August 1st 2006, 15:12

The Indian government announces a ban on children working as domestic servants or in roadside food stalls.
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Two Asians win prestigious award

Tuesday, August 1st 2006, 9:17

Two South Asians-a NGO head and an eye surgeon-are awarded the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay awards.
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Children die in India bus mishap

Tuesday, August 1st 2006, 7:28
related places: Haryana

Six school children die after their bus plunges into a canal in the northern Indian state of Haryana.
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India, Pakistan in peace pledge

Tuesday, August 1st 2006, 4:59
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mumbai, Top

Top officials of India and Pakistan meet for the first time since the Mumbai blasts and pledge to pursue peace.
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