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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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France will 'take back asbestos'

Wednesday, February 8th 2006, 9:37
related countries: France France

France says it is prepared to take back asbestos from a decommissioned warship headed for India.
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India 'could free Assam rebels'

Wednesday, February 8th 2006, 7:15

The Indian government says it will consider releasing some detained Assam rebels following peace talks.
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Ambani dispute drawing to a close

Tuesday, February 7th 2006, 20:44

The Ambani brothers, two of India's leading businessmen, finally settle a dispute over control of the Reliance group.
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Cricket: Pakistan win in Peshawar

Monday, February 6th 2006, 12:44
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Peshawar

Pakistan beat India by seven runs in the opening one-day international in Peshawar.
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Indian shares hit historic high

Monday, February 6th 2006, 12:14

Shares on the Bombay Stock Exchange's benchmark share index cross the 10,000 points mark for the first time.
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India fire destroys quake relief

Monday, February 6th 2006, 10:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A fire at a railway warehouse in northern India destroys millions of dollars of relief goods meant for Pakistan.
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Indian shares hit historic high

Monday, February 6th 2006, 10:01

Shares on India's benchmark Bombay Stock Exchange cross the 10,000 points mark for the first time.
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India airports strike called off

Saturday, February 4th 2006, 12:07

Indian airport workers end their strike as the government agrees to consider their concerns over privatisation.
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World 'lukewarm to India's role'

Friday, February 3rd 2006, 7:59

A BBC World Service poll suggests that India fails to provoke any strong feelings from other countries.
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Court bans India airport protests

Thursday, February 2nd 2006, 15:36

An Indian court bans striking airport workers from coming within 500 metres of any airport in the country.
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India launches anti-poverty deal

Thursday, February 2nd 2006, 12:18

India's government begins the first phase of an ambitious rural job scheme aimed at alleviating poverty for millions.
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India airport strike hits fliers

Thursday, February 2nd 2006, 7:37

Passengers face difficulties as a strike by Indian airport workers enters its second day.
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Delhi fashion shops demolished

Thursday, February 2nd 2006, 5:57

Authorities in the Indian capital begin demolishing the city's biggest fashion mall which was built illegally.
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Cricket: Pakistan stun India

Wednesday, February 1st 2006, 11:38
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

Pakistan beat India by 341 runs in Karachi for their first Test series win over their neighbours since 1987.
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India airport contracts announced

Tuesday, January 31st 2006, 19:20
related places: Delhi, Mumbai

Two leading Indian firms win bids to modernise Delhi and Mumbai airports as workers declare to go on strike in protest.
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Pakistan pile on misery for India

Tuesday, January 31st 2006, 12:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan amass a second-innings lead of 518 after ending day three of the final Test against India on 511-5.
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World body to investigate racism

Tuesday, January 31st 2006, 8:06
related countries: Australia Australia

Cricket's world governing body appoints India's Solicitor General to look into alleged racist abuse in Australia.
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Global arms makers in India pitch

Tuesday, January 31st 2006, 7:42

Some of the world's leading weapons manufacturers are showcasing their products in India.
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Drug swap urged to save vultures

Monday, January 30th 2006, 23:08

Wildlife experts urge the Indian government to ban a veterinary drug which is proving lethal to vultures.
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Cricket: Pakistan open gap

Monday, January 30th 2006, 12:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

Pakistan's new opening pair shares a century stand to take a 180-run lead over India on day two of the third Test.
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Singh keeps FM post in reshuffle

Sunday, January 29th 2006, 13:33

Indian PM Manmohan Singh retains the foreign ministry, in the government's first major cabinet reshuffle.
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Cricket: Pakistan end day on top

Sunday, January 29th 2006, 12:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India end day one of the final Test on 74-4 after Kamran Akmal's 113 and Irfan Pathan's hat-trick in Pakistan's 245.
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French troops to help fight virus

Sunday, January 29th 2006, 1:57
related countries: France France, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Reunion Reunion

France is deploying 400 troops to fight a mosquito-borne virus on its island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean.
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Karnataka chief minister resigns

Saturday, January 28th 2006, 11:50
related places: Karnataka

The Chief Minister of the Indian state of Karnataka, Dharam Singh, resigns after 10 days of political upheaval.
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'Nine killed' in Kashmir battle

Saturday, January 28th 2006, 11:00

Seven separatists and two soldiers are killed in a gun battle in Indian-administered Kashmir, the army says.
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'New era' for Saudi-Indian ties

Friday, January 27th 2006, 16:28
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia and India sign a strategic energy partnership and agree to fight the "menace of terrorism".
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Uma Bharti rules out BJP return

Friday, January 27th 2006, 12:31

Hindu leader Uma Bharti rules out a return to India's main opposition party, saying she will start her own party.
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India summons US envoy over Iran

Thursday, January 26th 2006, 14:21
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

India summons the US ambassador to Delhi for suggesting a landmark nuclear deal could be at risk.
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Bihar governor offers resignation

Thursday, January 26th 2006, 13:21
related places: Bihar

The governor of India's Bihar state, Buta Singh, says he has resigned after criticism from the Supreme Court.
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Attacks mar Indian celebrations

Thursday, January 26th 2006, 7:13

Suspected Maoist rebels carry out two attacks in northern India ahead of the country's Republic Day celebration.
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India scraps millionaire TV show

Wednesday, January 25th 2006, 19:22

One of India's most popular game shows is dropped owing to the ill-health of its host, Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan.
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US warns India over Iran stance

Wednesday, January 25th 2006, 17:40
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

The US warns India a historic deal giving it nuclear know-how may fail if India does not back UN action against Iran.
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Indian policeman kills colleagues

Wednesday, January 25th 2006, 12:36

An Indian policemen shoots dead four colleagues in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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Cricket: India bat out draw

Wednesday, January 25th 2006, 12:11
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Faisalabad

India and Pakistan still have all to play for after the second Test ends in a high-scoring draw in Faisalabad.
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Saudi king on rare visit to India

Wednesday, January 25th 2006, 11:44
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi King Abdullah kicks off a landmark visit to India with both countries keen to boost trade and energy ties.
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India to liberalize retail market

Wednesday, January 25th 2006, 6:46

Foreign retailers will be able to expand further in India under new laws approved by the government.
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Inflation fears hit Indian rates

Tuesday, January 24th 2006, 10:53

India's central bank unexpectedly raises interest rates due to fears that a surging economy is pushing up inflation.
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India holds Bangladesh 'suspect'

Tuesday, January 24th 2006, 8:53
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

A man wanted for a series of bomb blasts in Bangladesh last August is arrested in India, police say.
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Pakistan to show Bollywood film

Monday, January 23rd 2006, 12:41
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A Bollywood film is set to be screened in Pakistan, despite a decades-long ban on Indian films.
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Cricket: India out of danger

Monday, January 23rd 2006, 12:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Mahendra Dhoni hits a maiden Test century as India close day three of the second Test against Pakistan on 441-5.
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Rebel attacks rock India's Assam

Monday, January 23rd 2006, 7:49

Two policemen are killed and 30 people injured in a wave of rebel attacks in the Indian state of Assam.
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Cricket: India chase tough total

Sunday, January 22nd 2006, 12:14
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India reach 110-1 replying to Pakistan's 588 in the second Test after tons by Shahid Afridi and Inzamam-ul-Haq.
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US navy captures Somali 'pirates'

Sunday, January 22nd 2006, 12:00
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia, United States United States

The US navy has captured a number of suspected pirates in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Somalia, it says.
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Cricket: Pakistan eye huge total

Saturday, January 21st 2006, 12:09
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Four batsmen hit half-centuries as Pakistan set about building another big score against India in the second Test.
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India nuclear deal faces problems

Friday, January 20th 2006, 15:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi

Top US official Nicholas Burns says after talks in Delhi that a landmark nuclear deal with India still faces difficulties.
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Many killed in Kashmir bus crash

Friday, January 20th 2006, 7:42
related places: At

At least 50 people are killed after a crowded bus falls into a gorge in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Bolivia to scrap Indian ministry

Thursday, January 19th 2006, 11:04
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

President-elect Evo Morales says he will scrap Bolivia's indigenous affairs and women's ministries.
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Indian airlines in $500m merger

Thursday, January 19th 2006, 10:50

India's Jet Airways is to buy rival carrier Air Sahara in a deal worth $500m, creating the country's biggest airline.
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Nuclear foes skirt Kashmir issue

Wednesday, January 18th 2006, 18:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir, Top

India and Pakistan reaffirm their commitment to peace, but make no apparent progress on Kashmir.
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Reliance shares fall after split

Wednesday, January 18th 2006, 10:59

Shares in Indian business giant Reliance fall by 25% after special trading following the group's split.
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Cricket: India warned by ICC

Tuesday, January 17th 2006, 19:33

ICC chief executive Malcolm Speed tells India not to go ahead with their plans to arrange their own fixture lists.
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Last trading as Reliance splits

Tuesday, January 17th 2006, 17:43

Shares of Indian industrial giant Reliance are traded for the last time ahead of a split of the group's businesses.
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Sehwag sad after record bid fails

Tuesday, January 17th 2006, 12:07

Virender Sehwag says it was "really bad" that India failed to secure a new record opening stand in the drawn Lahore Test.
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India pair fail to set new record

Tuesday, January 17th 2006, 11:46

Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid fall four runs short of a new record opening stand in the drawn first Test.
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India counts its dwindling tigers

Monday, January 16th 2006, 13:04

Indian wildlife officials launch a nationwide tiger survey as part of efforts to stem a rapid decline in numbers.
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Cricket: India near batting record

Monday, January 16th 2006, 11:19
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India's Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid close in on a world record in the first Test against Pakistan.
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Cricket: Sehwag shines in gloom

Sunday, January 15th 2006, 10:29

The Indian cricket team end a gloomy third day in the first Test against Pakistan on a healthy 145-0.
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Bad light holds up Indian reply

Sunday, January 15th 2006, 6:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lahore

Play is under way after bad light delays the start of play between Pakistan and India in Lahore.
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Firebrand demands Advani removal

Friday, January 13th 2006, 17:22

Right-wing Hindu politician Uma Bharti, who was expelled from the India's BJP, says its leader LK Advani must go.
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Cricket: Pakistan dominate India

Friday, January 13th 2006, 11:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Younis Khan and Mohammad Yousuf share an unbroken 190 as Pakistan hit 326-2 after day one of the first Test.
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Indian capital hit by cold snap

Sunday, January 8th 2006, 11:47
related places: Delhi

Temperatures in Delhi are the lowest in 70 years in a cold snap that has claimed more than 100 lives in north India.
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Cricket: India starts brightly

Sunday, January 8th 2006, 11:14
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Opener Imran Farhat strikes a century as Pakistan A launch a recovery in their tour match against India in Lahore.
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India launches citizenship scheme

Saturday, January 7th 2006, 14:45

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh launches an overseas Indian citizenship scheme for the diaspora.
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Cricket: India starts brightly

Saturday, January 7th 2006, 11:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lahore

Sachin Tendulkar top scores with 74 as India reach 298-4 on the opening day against Pakistan A in Lahore.
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