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India not treating Aids patients on time

Thousands of Aids patients in India are not receiving treatment on time, underscoring huge challenges the country faces as it combats the syndrome.

India holds crucial meeting on BlackBerry security

The fate of BlackBerry's encrypted email and messaging services in India will be decided in last-ditch talks starting on Thursday.

Trains collide in India, 49 dead

A speeding passenger train crashed into another waiting at a station in eastern India early on Monday, killing 49 people and injuring about 100.

India police say Maoists sabotage train

Maoist rebels sabotaged a train in India on Friday that killed at least 65 people after it derailed and smashed into the path of a goods train.

Tibetan government ‘willing to talk to China’

The Tibetan government-in-exile said on Tuesday it was willing to talk to China after Barack Obama called for resumption of dialogue.

Massive war games showcase deepens India-US ties

India and the US began a massive joint military exercise on Monday, underscoring their deepening security ties they view as crucial in South Asia.

Militants planning fresh attacks on India, claims report

Indian officials said on Friday they were in contact with Israel after a report said Jerusalem had an intelligence tip-off about a planned attack.

Mumbai attacker pleads guilty in court

The lone surviving gunman from the Mumbai attacks that killed 166 people in November pleaded guilty in court on Monday, police said.

India leaders cower from ‘shoe-cide’ attacks

India's politicians contesting in the general election, fearful of shoes hurled at them by disgruntled voters, have asked for more security.

India’s communists face biggest electoral test in east

India's powerful communists face their toughest vote yet in West Bengal as farmers rebel over policies to industrialise the region.

India to triple trade with Africa

India expects to triple trade with Africa over the next five years to reach -billion, officials said on Wednesday.

Indian Muslims under pressure in Mumbai aftermath

In a government morgue in Mumbai lie the bodies of nine Islamist militants responsible for killing 179 people in a bloody attack on Mumbai.

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