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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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Dozens killed in Indian inferno

Monday, April 10th 2006, 17:51
related places: At, Meerut

At least 45 people have died in a huge fire at a trade fair in the northern Indian city of Meerut, officials say.
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Bollywood film star sent to jail

Monday, April 10th 2006, 10:21

Bollywood star Salman Khan is sentenced to five years in jail for poaching rare antelope in western India.
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Karzai signs accords with India

Monday, April 10th 2006, 8:41
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghanistan and India sign three agreements during a visit by Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
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Violence amid Assam vote

Monday, April 10th 2006, 7:46

One person is killed and seven other injured during voting in India's north-eastern Assam state.
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India bans weightlifters for life

Monday, April 10th 2006, 6:25

Indian weightlifters Edwin Raju and Teijinder Singh are banned for life after failing drugs tests.
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Cricket: Riot as game abandoned

Sunday, April 9th 2006, 8:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Guwahati

There is serious crowd trouble after the fifth one-day international between India and England is abandoned.
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Cricket: India/England abandoned

Sunday, April 9th 2006, 7:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The fifth one-day international between India and England is abandoned without a ball being played.
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BJP launches 'security' campaign

Thursday, April 6th 2006, 13:01

Two senior leaders of India's main opposition BJP begin nation-wide tours highlighting security issues.
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Cricket: India win to seal series

Thursday, April 6th 2006, 11:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cochin

India beat England by four wickets in Cochin to win the one-day series series with three games left.
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Dam protester moved to hospital

Thursday, April 6th 2006, 8:33

Indian environmentalist Medha Patkar, who is on hunger strike, is arrested and taken to hospital.
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Rice defends India nuclear deal

Thursday, April 6th 2006, 1:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice urges Congress to ratify a nuclear technology deal with India.
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India arrests bomb 'mastermind'

Wednesday, April 5th 2006, 9:45
related places: Varanasi

Indian police say they have arrested the mastermind behind last month's bomb attacks in Varanasi.
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Fears for Colombia Indian groups

Tuesday, April 4th 2006, 21:15
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia's conflict poses a growing threat to indigenous peoples, the UN refugee agency warns.
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India airports agreement signed

Tuesday, April 4th 2006, 8:47
related places: Delhi, Mumbai

Indian officials sign a deal to hand over the Delhi and Mumbai airports to private companies.
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Key poll in India's Assam state

Monday, April 3rd 2006, 12:54

Polling begins in India's north-eastern Assam state in the first of several key local government elections.
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Cricket: England lose to India

Monday, April 3rd 2006, 11:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Yuvraj Singh's blistering 103 guides India to a 49-run win over England in the third one-day international.
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Live: India v England

Monday, April 3rd 2006, 9:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Goa

England lose three early wickets as they chase 295 to beat India in the third one-dayer in Goa.
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India urges nuclear deal approval

Saturday, April 1st 2006, 8:04
related countries: United States United States

India's foreign secretary tells US lawmakers not to delay a landmark nuclear deal by making changes.
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Cricket: India edge to win

Friday, March 31st 2006, 11:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Faridabad

Youngster Suresh Raina hits 81 not out to steer India to a four-wicket win over England in Faridabad.
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India assurance over nuclear deal

Friday, March 31st 2006, 5:46
related countries: United States United States

India's foreign secretary says a landmark nuclear deal with the US will not boost its nuclear weapons.
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India 'cuts HIV infection rate'

Thursday, March 30th 2006, 16:25

HIV infection rates have fallen by a third in the worst-hit regions of southern India, research suggests.
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Anger as India shuts FM station

Thursday, March 30th 2006, 12:22
related places: Bihar

India's authorities are urged to relent after shutting a popular community radio in Bihar for not having a licence.
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India, Brazil, SA to boost trade

Thursday, March 30th 2006, 11:13
related countries: South Africa South Africa

India, Brazil and South Africa pledge to improve trade ties in an effort to strengthen their bargaining power at global trade talks.
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Writer Manohar Shyam Joshi dies

Thursday, March 30th 2006, 7:22
related places: Delhi

Prominent Hindi writer Manohar Shyam Joshi dies in the Indian capital, Delhi, at the age of 73.
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Indian weightlifters handed ban

Wednesday, March 29th 2006, 18:20

India's weightlifting team is suspended from competition after four drugs test failures so far this year.
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Ranbaxy buys Romania firm

Wednesday, March 29th 2006, 8:17
related countries: Romania Romania

Indian drugs group Ranbaxy buys Romanian pharmaceutical business Terapia for $324m, continuing its expansion plans.
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India sex selection doctor jailed

Wednesday, March 29th 2006, 7:02

An Indian court jails a doctor for agreeing to abort a female foetus, the first such sentence in the country.
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Bird flu hits third Indian state

Wednesday, March 29th 2006, 4:36

Authorities in India's Madhya Pradesh will slaughter 7,000 chickens after detecting a case of deadly H5N1 bird flu.
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Sentencing in Gujarat riot death

Tuesday, March 28th 2006, 17:25

A court in India's Gujarat state convicts nine people for the killing of a Hindu man during 2002 religious riots.
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England tumble to Harbhajan spin

Tuesday, March 28th 2006, 10:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Delhi

Harbhajan Singh triggers an England collapse to snatch the opening one-day match for India by 39 runs in Delhi.
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Bhopal gas victims march to Delhi

Monday, March 27th 2006, 17:36
related places: Bhopal, Delhi

Survivors of the Bhopal gas disaster walk all the way to the Indian capital, Delhi, to demand compensation.
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India PM call 'boost for peace'

Monday, March 27th 2006, 15:26
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Indian PM Manmohan Singh's overtures could boost peace moves but a Kashmir deal is essential, says Pakistan.
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Royal couple begin tour of India

Monday, March 27th 2006, 5:25

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall begin a visit to India on the final leg of a three-country tour.
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India landmine blast 'kills 13'

Saturday, March 25th 2006, 8:27

Thirteen civilians are killed in a landmine blast in the Indian state of Chattisgarh, officials say.
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Pakistan welcomes India overture

Friday, March 24th 2006, 14:40
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's foreign ministry says Indian PM Manmohan Singh's latest peace overture reflects 'many positive sentiments'.
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Indian rebels freed in jail raid

Friday, March 24th 2006, 10:57

Maoist rebels attack a prison compound freeing at least 35 supporters in the eastern Indian state of Orissa.
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Doping shadow over Indian lifters

Thursday, March 23rd 2006, 18:37

Two Indian weightlifters leave the Commonwealth games village amid doping allegations.
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Sonia in surprise resignation

Thursday, March 23rd 2006, 13:00

India's Congress party leader Sonia Gandhi resigns as an MP after claims she holds another salaried public post.
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Cricket: Gavaskar criticises India

Thursday, March 23rd 2006, 11:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former captain Sunil Gavaskar lambasts India's display against England, while the newspapers are equally scathing.
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Rearrests in India murder case

Wednesday, March 22nd 2006, 17:39

An Indian court orders the rearrest of nine men, weeks after they were acquitted of murdering a model in 1999.
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Cricket: England beat India

Wednesday, March 22nd 2006, 10:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Andrew Flintoff and Shaun Udal are the heroes as England thrash India by 212 runs to square the series 1-1.
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India defends submarine deal

Tuesday, March 21st 2006, 15:07
related countries: France France

The Indian government rejects opposition allegations of corruption in a $2bn submarine deal with France.
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Cricket: England aim for win

Tuesday, March 21st 2006, 6:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mumbai

England are aiming for victory in Mumbai to tie the series after setting India a target of 313 in the third Test.
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India and Bangladesh in key talks

Tuesday, March 21st 2006, 3:55
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia will hold talks with her Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh on terrorism and trade ties.
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Cricket: England earn big lead

Monday, March 20th 2006, 12:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mumbai

England close at 31-2, a lead of 152, on day three of the third Test against India in Mumbai.
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Live: India v England latest news

Monday, March 20th 2006, 12:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mumbai

India are dismissed for 279 in their first innings of the third Test in Mumbai, 121 short of England's total.
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India shooters continue gold rush

Monday, March 20th 2006, 10:20

India continues to dominate the shooting ranges winning three more gold at the 2006 Commonwealth Games.
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Dell to double Indian workforce

Monday, March 20th 2006, 10:06

Computer giant Dell plans to double its Indian workforce to 20,000 over the next three years, it says.
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India landmine blast 'kills two'

Monday, March 20th 2006, 4:03

Two policemen are killed and at least 10 injured in a landmine blast in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, officials say.
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Indian 'witchcraft' family killed

Sunday, March 19th 2006, 14:42

A family of five are beheaded by a mob in north-east India after being accused of using witchcraft.
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Cricket: England on top in India

Sunday, March 19th 2006, 12:00

India close day two in Mumbai on a shaky 89-3 after England make 400.
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Sex abuse Brits jailed in India

Saturday, March 18th 2006, 16:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mumbai

Two British men are jailed for six years in India for sexually abusing boys at a street children's shelter in Mumbai.
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India and Russia in energy talks

Friday, March 17th 2006, 12:21
related countries: Russia Russia

Indian PM Manmohan Singh says he is confident of greater nuclear power cooperation with Russia.
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Gujarat perjurer surrenders

Friday, March 10th 2006, 17:29

Zahira Sheikh, found guilty of perjury over the Gujarat riots, surrenders to the authorities in Mumbai.
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Notorious jail marks 100th year

Friday, March 10th 2006, 10:27

The Cellular Jail in the Andamans where many of India's pro-independence activists were jailed marks its centenary.
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Cricket: India Test set for draw

Friday, March 10th 2006, 10:22

A draw between England and India is likely after rain ends day two of the second Test with just 87 balls bowled.
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Hunt for Varanasi bomb suspects

Friday, March 10th 2006, 5:37
related places: Varanasi

Indian police seek two men in connection with bomb blasts which killed 14 in the holy city of Varanasi.
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Pakistan court rejects 'spy' plea

Thursday, March 9th 2006, 16:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's top court rejects an Indian man's attempt to have his death sentence for spying overturned.
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Varanasi suspect sketches issued

Thursday, March 9th 2006, 12:42
related places: Varanasi

Indian police issue sketches of two men being sought over bomb blasts which killed 14 in the holy city of Varanasi.
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Cricket: England struggle in rain

Thursday, March 9th 2006, 11:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England post 163-4 against India on a disrupted first day in the second Test.
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High alert after India explosions

Wednesday, March 8th 2006, 18:27
related places: Varanasi

Cities across India are on high alert a day after twin blasts rocked the city of Varanasi killing 14 people.
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Laxman and Kaif left out by India

Wednesday, March 8th 2006, 15:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mohali

India drop batsman VVS Laxman and Mohammad Kaif for the second Test against England at Mohali.
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Quake hits India's Gujarat state

Tuesday, March 7th 2006, 19:58

People flee their homes in India's western state of Gujarat after tremors are felt just before midnight.
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