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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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Indian temple city hit by blasts

Tuesday, March 7th 2006, 19:24
related places: At, Varanasi

At least 15 people die in bomb blasts in the Indian city of Varanasi - one of the centres of Hinduism.
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Mumbai mill land cleared for sale

Tuesday, March 7th 2006, 13:05
related places: Mumbai

India's Supreme Court allows the sale of prime government land in the heart of Mumbai to go ahead.
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India's PM defends nuclear deal

Tuesday, March 7th 2006, 9:29

Indian PM Manmohan Singh says the landmark nuclear deal will not constraint the country's nuclear programme.
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Fresh probe over socialite murder

Monday, March 6th 2006, 12:35

Delhi police say they will investigate claims of a conspiracy to pervert justice in a high profile murder case.
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Trescothick, Jones both ruled out

Monday, March 6th 2006, 12:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Simon Jones is ruled out of the rest of England's Tests in India and Marcus Trescothick is unlikely to return.
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Cricket: England buoyant in India

Monday, March 6th 2006, 9:47
related places: Chandigarh

England arrive in Chandigarh with a buzz around the side ahead of the second Test against India.
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Australian PM begins India visit

Monday, March 6th 2006, 4:30
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian PM John Howard begins a four-day visit to India which will focus on trade.
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India, Russia focus on Iran issue

Sunday, March 5th 2006, 11:37
related countries: Iran Iran, Russia Russia

India and Russia hold talks on the eve of a key meeting of the UN atomic watchdog over the Iran issue.
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India Maoists launch railway raid

Sunday, March 5th 2006, 11:10

Authorities in the central Indian state of Chattisgarh say Maoist rebels have blown up a railway engine.
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Cricket: England draw first Test

Sunday, March 5th 2006, 9:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England and India draw the first Test after an exciting final session in Nagpur.
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Extra police deployed in Lucknow

Saturday, March 4th 2006, 17:55
related places: Lucknow

Additional police are deployed in Lucknow city in India's Uttar Pradesh state after Friday's Hindu-Muslim clashes, officials say.
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Bush U-turn on Iranian pipeline

Saturday, March 4th 2006, 15:35
related countries: Iran Iran, Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

President George W Bush says the US no longer opposes a gas pipeline from Iran to India via Pakistan.
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Cricket: India confident of draw

Saturday, March 4th 2006, 14:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Mohammad Kaif believes India can save the first Test against England.
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Cricket: England on top

Saturday, March 4th 2006, 11:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Nagpur

Alastair Cook hits a debut Test century as England build a 367-run lead against India in the first Test at Nagpur.
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Live: India v England

Saturday, March 4th 2006, 11:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Nagpur

Latest news from the first Test in Nagpur.
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Four deaths in clashes in Lucknow

Friday, March 3rd 2006, 18:57
related places: Lucknow

Four people die in clashes between Hindus and Muslims in the Indian city of Lucknow, the state government says.
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Bush hails partnership with India

Friday, March 3rd 2006, 18:09

George W Bush outlines a new strategic partnership with India at the end of his visit to the country.
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India courts more US investment

Friday, March 3rd 2006, 13:31
related countries: United States United States

On the third day of President Bush's visit to India, ministers urge US firms to increase their investment in the country.
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Cricket: Wickets boost England

Friday, March 3rd 2006, 12:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Nagpur

India reach 322-9 in reply to England's 393 in Nagpur with Matthew Hoggard taking 5-57.
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Bush to hail Indian partnership

Friday, March 3rd 2006, 11:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hyderabad

George Bush is to outline a new strategic partnership with India, on the last day of his visit to the country.
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Atomic agency hails US-India deal

Thursday, March 2nd 2006, 22:42
related countries: United States United States

The UN atomic watchdog welcomes a US-Indian nuclear deal, but there are mixed reactions from US lawmakers.
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US and India seal nuclear accord

Thursday, March 2nd 2006, 17:43

The US and India finalise a controversial nuclear power deal during President George W Bush's visit to Delhi.
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Nuclear deal boosts Indian shares

Thursday, March 2nd 2006, 16:19
related countries: United States United States

Indian shares jump to new record highs after a US agreement to share civilian nuclear technology and fuel.
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Cricket: India begin confidently

Thursday, March 2nd 2006, 11:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Nagpur

India respond to Paul Collingwood-inspired England by reaching 136-1 at stumps on day two in Nagpur.
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Salem implicates Bollywood actor

Wednesday, March 1st 2006, 19:22
related places: Mumbai

One of India's most wanted men says he delivered arms to Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt before Mumbai blasts in 1993.
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Cricket: England lose initiative

Wednesday, March 1st 2006, 11:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Nagpur

India reduce England to 246-7 at stumps on day one of the first Test in Nagpur.
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Indian budget pushes for growth

Tuesday, February 28th 2006, 18:13

India's finance minister presents his budget, saying his country's economy will push for annual growth of 10%.
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'Many dead' in India rebel attack

Tuesday, February 28th 2006, 13:20

At least 25 people are killed after Maoists blow up two trucks carrying civilians in central India, police say.
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Indian budget pushes for growth

Tuesday, February 28th 2006, 6:54

Presenting the annual budget India's finance minister says India will aim for an annual growth rate of 10%.
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Indian PM defends US nuclear deal

Monday, February 27th 2006, 15:07
related countries: United States United States

Indian PM Manmohan Singh says a landmark nuclear deal with the US will not compromise national security.
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Bush visit to urge Kashmir peace

Monday, February 27th 2006, 1:40
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Kashmir

US President Bush says he will call for a resolution over Kashmir on visits to India and Pakistan this week.
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Bird flu hits second Indian state

Saturday, February 25th 2006, 18:59

Bird flu spreads to a second Indian state a week after it was first confirmed in the country, health officials say.
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Indian-US nuclear deal 'progress'

Saturday, February 25th 2006, 1:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi

Indian officials say progress has been made in talks with the US aimed at sealing a landmark nuclear deal.
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Cricket: England under pressure

Friday, February 24th 2006, 11:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Baroda

England are 10-1 in their second innings, still 94 runs behind the India Board President's XI in Baroda.
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