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Cricket: India take charge

Saturday, June 10th 2006, 22:16

Virender Sehwag hits 180 as India close day one of the second Test against West Indies on 361-4.
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Pipelines damaged in India blasts

Saturday, June 10th 2006, 10:58

Suspected separatist rebels blow up oil and gas pipelines and rail tracks in Assam, Indian police say.
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India family members burnt alive

Saturday, June 10th 2006, 10:22

Police in southern India say 13 people belonging to a family have been burnt alive after a clash between rival groups.
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India to give Nepal $218m in aid

Friday, June 9th 2006, 16:20
related countries: Nepal Nepal

India says it will give Nepal 10 billion rupees ($218m) in aid, most of it to be spent on development projects.
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Assam rocked by deadly explosions

Friday, June 9th 2006, 14:56
related places: At

A series of attacks in India's Assam state leave at least six people dead, police say.
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Indian stocks in further plunge

Thursday, June 8th 2006, 15:08

Indian share prices tumble again - this time by over by 4% - as concerns grow over the stability of the market.
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Child rape prompts India outrage

Wednesday, June 7th 2006, 17:18

Campaigners in India call on the government to protect children after the "horrendous rape" of a 12-year-old.
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India and Nepal agree on aid plan

Wednesday, June 7th 2006, 14:58
related countries: Nepal Nepal
related places: Delhi

India offers Nepal more aid as the kingdom's premier makes his first trip abroad since the end of palace rule.
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US court finds 'militant' guilty

Wednesday, June 7th 2006, 14:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: Kashmir

A US jury convicts a man of plotting to help a militant Islamic group fight Indian rule in Kashmir.
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Anger over India fuel price rise

Wednesday, June 7th 2006, 8:20

Opposition and communist parties hold protests in India against a rise in petrol and diesel prices.
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Cricket: Windies hold on to draw

Tuesday, June 6th 2006, 21:59

West Indies bat bravely to clinch a draw in the first Test against India.
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Indian index closes below 10,000

Tuesday, June 6th 2006, 11:12

The main Bombay Stock Exchange, the Sensex, closes below the psychologically important 10,000 mark.
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IBM plans big India investment

Tuesday, June 6th 2006, 6:32

Computer giant IBM will invest nearly $6bn in India over three years, the company chairman announces.
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Cricket: India dominate Windies

Monday, June 5th 2006, 22:04

Wasim Jaffer scores 212 and there is controversy over Mahendra Dhoni's dismissal as India set West Indies 392 to win the first Test.
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India lets 'toxic' vessel anchor

Monday, June 5th 2006, 11:08

India's Supreme Court allows an asbestos-lined cruise ship to enter the country's waters to be dismantled.
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Rail robbers kill India policeman

Monday, June 5th 2006, 5:59
related places: Bihar

Railway robbers in the northern Indian state of Bihar kill a retired senior Indian police official.
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India extends Da Vinci Code ban

Saturday, June 3rd 2006, 11:16

Andhra Pradesh becomes the seventh Indian state to ban the release of The Da Vinci Code.
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Bolivia agrees iron mine contract

Friday, June 2nd 2006, 19:20
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

An Indian firm wins the bid to develop huge iron ore deposits and set up steel-making in Bolivia.
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Aide to shot Indian leader dies

Friday, June 2nd 2006, 6:04

An aide of murdered Indian opposition politician, Pramod Mahajan, dies of alleged food poisoning.
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General strike in Indian Kashmir

Thursday, June 1st 2006, 11:14

A general strike is held in Indian-administered Kashmir to protest against a boat accident in which 21 school children were killed.
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Three 'militants' killed in India

Thursday, June 1st 2006, 10:30

Police in India say they have killed three suspected militants planning an attack on a Hindu organisation.
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Da Vinci Code ban in India state

Thursday, June 1st 2006, 8:15

Tamil Nadu becomes the fourth Indian state to ban the release of The Da Vinci Code.
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Indian doctors strike called off

Wednesday, May 31st 2006, 14:36

Doctors protesting against an affirmative action plan call off their strike following a Supreme Court order.
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India accelerates economic growth

Wednesday, May 31st 2006, 13:39

India's economy grows faster than expected in the first quarter, but stock markets continue to fall.
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PM to meet Kalam on perks law

Wednesday, May 31st 2006, 7:06
related places: Kalam

Indian PM Manmohan Singh will meet President APJ Kalam's after the president returns a controversial bill.
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'Four dead' in Kashmir violence

Tuesday, May 30th 2006, 9:19

Three militants and a police officer die in two separate attacks in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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Court questions India quota offer

Monday, May 29th 2006, 10:04

India's Supreme Court questions a government plan to increase college quotas for lower castes.
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Cricket: Windies take series

Sunday, May 28th 2006, 21:35
related countries: Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago

The West Indies give Brian Lara a winning send-off in his final one-day international in Trinidad, beating India by 19 runs for a 4-1 series win.
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India makes college quota offer

Sunday, May 28th 2006, 16:18

The Indian government offers students written proposals to try to end the dispute over lower caste quotas.
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Cricket: West Indies clinch series

Friday, May 26th 2006, 21:47

Brian Lara hits a half-century to lead the West Indies to a series-clinching win in the fourth one-dayer against India.
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Sir Creek talks agree new survey

Friday, May 26th 2006, 14:12
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Talks between Pakistan and India on a marshlands boundary dispute end with a plan to survey the area.
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Monsoon hits Indian coast early

Friday, May 26th 2006, 12:17

Annual monsoon rains sweep through India's southern coast of Kerala, a week ahead of schedule.
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India 'will halt Kashmir abuses'

Thursday, May 25th 2006, 15:52

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says steps will be taken to stop abuses by security forces in Kashmir.
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Strike in protest at India quotas

Thursday, May 25th 2006, 6:45

Doctors and medical students call for a general strike in protest against an affirmative action plan.
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India to implement caste quotas

Wednesday, May 24th 2006, 7:29

The Indian government decides to implement a controversial affirmative action plan despite protests.
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Cricket: Windies take series lead

Tuesday, May 23rd 2006, 21:51

Ramnaresh Sarwan's century sees West Indies beat India with a single ball to spare to take a 2-1 lead in the series.
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UN report flags up India drug use

Tuesday, May 23rd 2006, 21:08

A UN report highlights concern over rising drug abuse and its impact on the spread of HIV in north-eastern India.
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India protest at Pope comments

Tuesday, May 23rd 2006, 15:01
related places: Delhi

India summons the Vatican envoy in Delhi in protest over the Pope's condemnation of attempts to ban conversions.
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Indian stocks end losing streak

Tuesday, May 23rd 2006, 13:16

Share prices on India's Bombay Stock Exchange register an increase for the first time in three days.
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Indian stocks rebound

Monday, May 22nd 2006, 10:55

Indian shares rebound after a drop of more than 10% prompts trading to be suspended for an hour.
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China set to be largest economy

Monday, May 22nd 2006, 7:16
related countries: China China

The Chinese and Indian economies will be the biggest and fourth largest in the world by 2006, a BBC poll suggests.
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Gunmen open fire on Kashmir rally

Sunday, May 21st 2006, 10:52

Eight people are killed after gunmen dressed as police attack a Congress rally in Indian-controlled Kashmir.
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Cricket: West Indies beat India

Saturday, May 20th 2006, 23:11

West Indies beat India by one run to level their one-day series 1-1.
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India wedding-goers die in crash

Saturday, May 20th 2006, 15:26
related places: At

At least 30 wedding guests have been killed after their vehicle fell into a ravine in the western India, reports say.
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India delays Da Vinci Code

Friday, May 19th 2006, 17:22

The Indian release of the Hollywood film The Da Vinci Code is delayed indefinitely.
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Rajasthan religion bill rejected

Friday, May 19th 2006, 10:34

The state governor of India's Rajasthan state refuses to sign a bill critics fear will curb religious freedom.
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Cricket: India beat Windies

Thursday, May 18th 2006, 23:13
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Rahul Dravid hits a century as India beat West Indies by five wickets in the one-day international in Jamaica.
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Cricket: India beat Windies

Thursday, May 18th 2006, 23:13
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Rahul Dravid hits a century as India beat West Indies by five wickets in the one-day international in Jamaica.
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India censors clear Da Vinci Code

Thursday, May 18th 2006, 16:22

Controversial Hollywood film The Da Vinci Code is cleared for release in India after protests by Christians.
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Indian shares suffer record drop

Thursday, May 18th 2006, 12:20

Shares on India's Bombay Stock Exchange suffer their biggest one day fall in value in its history.
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Top Assam separatist 'arrested'

Thursday, May 18th 2006, 10:31

Police in the Indian state of West Bengal say they have arrested a top Assamese separatist leader and three accomplices.
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India's hospital strikes continue

Thursday, May 18th 2006, 8:25

Medical services in hospitals across India continue to be disrupted by protests over an affirmative action plan.
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India vets Da Vinci amid protests

Wednesday, May 17th 2006, 15:21

The Indian government holds a special screening of The Da Vinci Code after protests by Christians opposed to the film.
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Mystery over India freedom hero

Wednesday, May 17th 2006, 12:36

Indian freedom fighter Subhash Chandra Bose was not killed after all in a 1945 plane crash, an inquiry says.
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French 'toxic' ship returns home

Wednesday, May 17th 2006, 11:50
related countries: France France

An asbestos-lined French warship goes home after years of trying to find a scrapyard ready to take it.
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India landmine attack 'kills 12'

Tuesday, May 16th 2006, 6:35

Twelve people including four women are killed in central India in a landmine attack by suspected Maoists.
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Tendulkar ready for fitness test

Monday, May 15th 2006, 23:07

India batsman Sachin Tendulkar is hopeful of making the Test series in the West Indies.
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Strike hits Delhi health services

Monday, May 15th 2006, 7:13
related places: Delhi

Medical services in the Indian capital are affected as doctors strike in a row over plans to boost quotas in medical schools.
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Cable TV in Kashmir off air again

Friday, May 12th 2006, 9:53

Cable TV operators in Indian-administered Kashmir go off air again following renewed threats by militants.
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New leader for Tamil Nadu state

Friday, May 12th 2006, 8:49

Veteran leader K Karunanidhi is to be the new Tamil Nadu chief minister after India's state elections.
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Communist boost in Indian polls

Thursday, May 11th 2006, 9:32

Communist parties record victories in two of four Indian states in elections for local state assemblies.
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Reliance shares up 70% on debut

Thursday, May 11th 2006, 7:38
related places: Mumbai

Shares of Indian oil firm Reliance Petroleum surge 70% on their first day of trading in Mumbai.
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'Threats' shut Kashmir cable TV

Wednesday, May 10th 2006, 13:50

Cable TV operators in Indian-administered Kashmir cancel programming indefinitely after "threats" from militant groups.
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Protest over Kashmir 'sex ring'

Friday, May 5th 2006, 13:46

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir break up a protest against an alleged prostitution ring.
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Living next to India's uranium mine

Thursday, May 4th 2006, 17:39

The nuclear industry has brought wealth to the village of Jaduguda but it is also blamed for serious health problems among residents.
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Court halts Baroda demolitions

Thursday, May 4th 2006, 14:08
related places: Baroda

India's Supreme Court halts a demolition drive in the city of Baroda after days of violence in which six people have died.
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Cricket: India lobby for SA pair

Thursday, May 4th 2006, 13:27
related countries: South Africa South Africa

India's cricket board is to lobby to allow South Africa's Herschelle Gibbs and Nicky Boje to play in the ICC Champions Trophy.
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State funeral for Pramod Mahajan

Thursday, May 4th 2006, 10:22
related places: Mumbai

Pramod Mahajan, a senior leader of India's main opposition BJP party, is cremated in Mumbai.
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Cricket: Tendulkar's new deal

Thursday, May 4th 2006, 7:27

India batting star Sachin Tendulkar agrees a new three-year marketing deal, reportedly worth £21m.
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Indian held in Afghanistan dead

Sunday, April 30th 2006, 8:03
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

An Indian telecoms engineer abducted by Taleban militants in Afghanistan is found dead.
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India rebels 'kill 13 villagers'

Saturday, April 29th 2006, 13:32

Suspected Maoist rebels kill 13 villagers who were abducted earlier this week in central India, police say.
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Dead dolphins found in Zanzibar

Friday, April 28th 2006, 16:23
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Experts say the death of more than 200 dolphins found on Zanzibar's beaches is a mystery.
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India probe sparks shares slump

Friday, April 28th 2006, 11:26

Indian shares briefly plummet as regulators crack down on brokers and banks after alleged market irregularities.
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Indian police 'kill nine rebels'

Friday, April 28th 2006, 9:14

Nine Maoist rebels are killed in a major clash with police in the state of Andhra Pradesh, southern India, officials say.
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Reliance Industries profits soar

Thursday, April 27th 2006, 17:09

Reliance Industries, which owns India's biggest private sector oil company, rose 20% last year.
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Bandit Queen suspect is arrested

Tuesday, April 25th 2006, 8:07

The man accused of killing Indian bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi is arrested, two years after his prison escape.
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Six killed in India rebel attack

Tuesday, April 25th 2006, 5:10

Six people, including a politician, die in a suspected Maoist rebel attack in India, officials say.
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Grenade attack in Kashmir polls

Monday, April 24th 2006, 14:29

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir say a number of people have been hurt in two attacks on polling stations.
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Senior BJP leader shot in India

Saturday, April 22nd 2006, 10:50

The general secretary of India's main opposition party, the BJP, is shot, reportedly in a domestic dispute.
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India bus accidents leave 64 dead

Thursday, April 20th 2006, 11:51
related places: At

At least 64 people are killed after buses plunge off roads in two separate accidents in northern India, police say.
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Indian student stabbed in Russia

Thursday, April 20th 2006, 9:04
related countries: Russia Russia

A student from India is stabbed St Petersburg - the latest in a series of apparently racist attacks.
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India bus crash leaves 13 dead

Thursday, April 20th 2006, 7:00
related places: At

At least 13 people are killed after a bus falls into a gorge in northern India, police say.
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Cricket: India tie Pakistan series

Wednesday, April 19th 2006, 19:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
related places: Abu Dhabi

India beat Pakistan by 51 runs in Abu Dhabi in the second one-dayer.
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Protesters killed at Nepal rally

Wednesday, April 19th 2006, 19:23
related countries: Nepal Nepal
related places: Delhi, Kathmandu

Security forces kill four anti-monarchy protesters in Nepal, in the worst violence in two weeks of protests.
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Pakistan ease to win over India

Tuesday, April 18th 2006, 20:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
related places: Abu Dhabi

An unbeaten 71 from Younis Khan steers Pakistan to a six-wicket win over India in Abu Dhabi.
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Surprise at Indian rates freeze

Tuesday, April 18th 2006, 7:38

India's central bank keeps short-term interest rates at 5.5%, surprising economists who had expected a rise.
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Polls in Communist-ruled Bengal

Monday, April 17th 2006, 13:00

Voting ends in the Indian state of West Bengal, ruled by the world's longest running Communist administration.
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Former Kashmir minister attacked

Monday, April 17th 2006, 8:27

A former state minister in Indian-administered Kashmir, Ali Mohammad Naik, is injured in a militant attack, police say.
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Indians 'want hi-tech products'

Monday, April 17th 2006, 7:04

Western technology companies are urged to rethink the types of products they sell to India.
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Cricket: India outplay England

Saturday, April 15th 2006, 11:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

India outplay England by seven wickets at Indore to clinch a 5-1 victory in the one-day series.
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Nine hurt in Delhi mosque blast

Friday, April 14th 2006, 14:59
related places: Delhi

At least nine people are injured in two blasts at the Jama Masjid in the Indian capital, Delhi, police say.
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Firms count cost of Rajkumar riots

Friday, April 14th 2006, 11:04
related places: Bangalore

Violence by fans mourning the death of Indian film legend Rajkumar cost millions of dollars, Bangalore firms say.
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'Five killed' in Kashmir violence

Friday, April 14th 2006, 9:35
related places: At, Srinagar

At least five civilians die in attacks and shooting in Srinagar in Indian-controlled Kashmir, police say.
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Violence over Indian star's death

Thursday, April 13th 2006, 15:29
related places: Bangalore

Five people are killed in violence in the Indian city of Bangalore following the death of screen legend Rajkumar.
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Salman Khan freed on bail

Thursday, April 13th 2006, 9:02

Top Bollywood star Salman Khan is freed on bail after three days in jail following his sentence for poaching.
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Film icon Rajkumar dies

Wednesday, April 12th 2006, 14:51

Indian film legend Rajkumar, who starred in more than 200 films, dies of a heart attack at the age of 77.
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Court strikes down dance bar ban

Wednesday, April 12th 2006, 12:37
related places: Mumbai

A court in the Indian city of Mumbai lifts a ban on dance bars imposed by the authorities last year.
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Cricket: England defeat India

Wednesday, April 12th 2006, 11:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Acting captain Andrew Strauss hits 74 as England beat India by five wickets in the sixth one-dayer.
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Charges filed after Indian fire

Tuesday, April 11th 2006, 12:28
related places: Meerut

Police in the Indian city of Meerut file charges against the organisers of a fair after 50 people die in a fire.
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