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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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Life sentences in India riot case

Friday, February 24th 2006, 7:42

An Indian court sentences nine people to life for killing 14 people during the 2002 Gujarat riots.
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India drop Ganguly for first Test

Thursday, February 23rd 2006, 12:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former captain Sourav Ganguly is one of six players omitted from the India squad for the first Test against England.
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India bird flu tests 'negative'

Thursday, February 23rd 2006, 12:29

Indian health officials say 94 people tested for bird flu in Maharashtra state do not have the disease.
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US presses India on nuclear deal

Wednesday, February 22nd 2006, 18:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi

US President George W Bush urges India to separate its civilian and military nuclear programmes, ahead of his visit to Delhi.
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India seals off 'bird flu town'

Wednesday, February 22nd 2006, 18:25

Indian officials begin sealing off an entire town in Maharashtra state where bird flu has been discovered.
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India dismisses nuclear concerns

Wednesday, February 22nd 2006, 11:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi

India's envoy to the US dismisses fears that a landmark nuclear deal will help Delhi's atomic weapons programme.
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India board begins Dalmiya probe

Tuesday, February 21st 2006, 16:44

The Board of Control for Cricket in India is to launch an inquiry into its former president Jagmohan Dalmiya.
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Bird flu hits India poultry trade

Tuesday, February 21st 2006, 11:35

Indian poultry traders suffer millions of dollars in losses as sales drop following the detection of bird flu.
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BBC radio seals India rights deal

Monday, February 20th 2006, 18:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The BBC wins exclusive radio rights to all international tour matches in India for the next four years, including next month's England series
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Searches on for bird flu victims

Monday, February 20th 2006, 14:26

Indian health officials begin door-to-door searches for people who may have caught bird flu.
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France and India in nuclear deal

Monday, February 20th 2006, 12:57
related countries: France France

India and France sign a deal to pursue civilian nuclear co-operation during a visit by Jacques Chirac.
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Cricket: England in surprise win

Monday, February 20th 2006, 11:37

England dismiss Cricket Club of India for just 75 to secure a 238-run win in the opening match of their tour.
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Airbus secures $2.5bn Indian deal

Monday, February 20th 2006, 9:05

European plane maker Airbus is to sell 43 passenger jets worth $2.5bn to India's state-owned airline Indian.
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Chirac hopes to ink India deals

Monday, February 20th 2006, 8:31
related countries: France France

Nuclear, defence and trade ties are on the agenda of the French president's three-day India visit.
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India carries out huge bird cull

Sunday, February 19th 2006, 19:05

Indian health officials begin the slaughter of half a million birds, after detecting the first cases of deadly bird flu.
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Blast hits Gujarat train station

Sunday, February 19th 2006, 12:39

An explosion at a station in the Indian city of Ahmedabad injures at least 14 people, police say.
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India end one-day series in style

Sunday, February 19th 2006, 12:34
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Dhoni lead India to an eight-wicket win over Pakistan in the final one-day international.
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India finds deadly bird flu virus

Saturday, February 18th 2006, 15:55

India detects its first cases of the deadly H5N1 bird flu strain in western Maharashtra state, officials say.
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England tumble after strong start

Saturday, February 18th 2006, 11:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mumbai

Michael Vaughan, Andrew Strauss and Ian Bell all pass 50 but England are bowled out for 299 in their India tour-opener.
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Saturday, February 18th 2006, 10:20
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A second rail link between India and Pakistan reopens 40 years after it was suspended because of hostilities.
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India board makes TV rights sale

Friday, February 17th 2006, 11:30

Indian cricket chiefs sell global telecast rights for the next four years for the massive sum of £352 million.
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England should use pace - Woolmer

Friday, February 17th 2006, 9:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer says England should focus on pace, not spin, to win their Test series in India.
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Cricket: India beat Pakistan

Thursday, February 16th 2006, 12:42
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A five-wicket win for India over Pakistan takes them to an unassailable 3-1 lead in the one-day series.
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India's Dr Reddy's buys Betapharm

Thursday, February 16th 2006, 5:47
related countries: Germany Germany

Indian drug firm Dr Reddy's buys German rival Betapharm for 480m euros to boost its European presence.
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Chirac orders 'toxic' ship home

Wednesday, February 15th 2006, 19:16
related countries: France France

French President Jacques Chirac orders the asbestos-lined warship Clemenceau to return to French waters.
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India 'to register all marriages'

Tuesday, February 14th 2006, 20:40

The Supreme Court says India must enact legislation making it compulsory to register all marriages.
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France raises 'toxic' ship doubts

Tuesday, February 14th 2006, 11:42
related countries: France France

France investigates the amount of asbestos aboard a controversial aircraft carrier bound for India.
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'Mild quake' hits Indian state

Tuesday, February 14th 2006, 6:56

A moderate earthquake rattles India's mountain state of Sikkim, reportedly damaging several houses.
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India media ban over 'toxic' ship

Monday, February 13th 2006, 11:45
related countries: France France

An Indian court bans demonstrations and reports on the controversial French aircraft carrier, the Clemenceau.
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Cricket fans cause border chaos

Sunday, February 12th 2006, 18:42
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Wagah

Indian riot police restore order after about 3,000 cricket fans cause chaos at the Wagah border crossing with Pakistan.
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Strike call after Assam shootings

Sunday, February 12th 2006, 13:58

Separatists and students in India's Assam state call strikes after 10 protesters were shot dead by police.
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India cruise to win over Pakistan

Saturday, February 11th 2006, 12:00

Yuvraj Singh's unbeaten 82 guides India to a seven-wicket victory in the second one-dayer in Rawalpindi.
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Deadly clashes spark Assam curfew

Saturday, February 11th 2006, 7:41

Troops are deployed and a curfew imposed after clashes leave seven dead in the Indian state of Assam.
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Hindu seer gunned down in India

Saturday, February 11th 2006, 6:28

A Hindu religious leader and seven followers are killed after being ambushed by gunmen in northern India, police say.
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India Maoist attack 'kills eight'

Friday, February 10th 2006, 6:40

Suspected Maoist rebels kill eight Indian security personnel in an attack on an explosives warehouse.
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India to get $3bn hardware centre

Thursday, February 9th 2006, 16:38
related places: Hyderabad

The Indian government says the country's first major IT hardware centre will be built in Hyderabad.
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Dravid rejects Inzamam criticism

Thursday, February 9th 2006, 9:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India's Rahul Dravid rejects criticism that he violated the spirit of the game in Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq's dismissal.
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Indian painter sorry for nude art

Wednesday, February 8th 2006, 19:36

An Indian artist apologises for a painting showing India as a nude goddess after Hindu nationalist protests.
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