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Investigation blames politicians for riots

NEW DELHI, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- An independent probe by a high court judge into India's 1984 anti-Sikh riots has blamed some leaders of the ruling Congress Party for inciting the mobs.

Top wildlife poacher captured in New Delhi

NEW DELHI, July 1 (UPI) -- Indian police have arrested a notorious wildlife smuggler who is wanted for poaching in several states. Sansar Chand was arrested in New Delhi, India's capital, after being hunted by the police since last year, the BBC reported Thursday. He has been linke

India chided on poor protection of tigers

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 13 (UPI) -- An international conservation group has appealed to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take action to stop poaching of tigers on Indian soil. Willem Wijnstekers, head of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Fl

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Today is Sunday, March 20, the 79thth day of 2005 with 286 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, Jan. 18, the 18th day of 2005 with 347 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Nov. 19, the 324th day of 2004 with 42 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, Nov. 3, the 308th day of 2004 with 58 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, Oct. 31, the 305th day of 2004 with 61 to follow.
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PM: India a 'responsible' nuclear power

KALPAKKAM, India, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday restrictions on peaceful uses of nuclear technology rewarded those who were "irresponsible."

Cricket brings peace and cash to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, May 30 (UPI) -- The Pakistan Cricket Board earned $21 million from the recent cricket series between India and Pakistan, the board's chairman said Sunday.

The Bear's Lair: Another victim for Demos

WASHINGTON, May 17 (UPI) -- India's rejection of prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee reminds one in its ingratitude of Britain's rejection of Winston Churchill in 1945. Like Margaret Thatc
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U.S. to launch Afghan vaccination plan

KABUL, Afghanistan, April 6 (UPI) -- The United States has launched a comprehensive plan Tuesday to vaccinate children in Afghanistan. The plan, which aims to vaccinate every Afghan child, was formally launched by U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy Thompson, an official statem

Witness was asked to take bomb to airport

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 29 (UPI) -- At the trial of two men in Canada accused of killing 331 in two bombings, a witness testified that one of the accused asked to be part of the plan.

Gandhi family scion to contest polls

NEW DELHI, March 22 (UPI) -- India's opposition Congress party has said that Rahul Gandhi, grandson of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, will contest the upcoming federal elections.

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Today is Saturday, March 20, the 80th day of 2004 with 286 to follow.
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Police foil attack on New Delhi airport

NEW DELHI, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Police in the Indian-controlled area of Kashmir said Saturday they arrested three Pakistani militants who planned a suicide attack on the New Delhi airport.

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Today is Sunday, Jan. 18, the 18th day of 2004 with 348 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, Nov. 19, the 323rd day of 2003 with 42 to follow.
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India unmoved by US protectionism, for now

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- China, and increasingly India, are taking away jobs not only from the American manufacturing sector, but also in the higher-paying technology and service sector
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

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Today is Monday, Nov. 3, the 307th day of 2003 with 58 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2003 with 61 to follow.
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Indian cos. heading for profit boom

CALCUTTA, India, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- It has been a long wait, but finally, if the numbers revealed by Indian companies over the last 18 months are any indication, the country's corporate sector --
INDRAJIT BASU, UPI Business Correspondent

Analysis: India sees road blocks in Cancun

CALCUTTA, India, June 18 (UPI) -- Back in November 1981, several heads of government including Indira Gandhi India''s prime minister then - who was assassinated three years later, met in Cancun, Mexico, at the invitation of ex-president of United Sates, Ronald Reagan, to talk about this a
INDRAJIT BASU, UPI Business Correspondent

Analysis: India rejoins the world

WASHINGTON, March 26 (UPI) -- In 1500, India was an active participant in the world economy, with trade caravans heading westward to Arabia and eastward to China, and Indian products featuring strongly in European markets. By 1985, though, it hardly registered in world trade statistic
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor

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Today is Thursday, March 20, the 79th day of 2003 with 286 to follow.
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