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    India to buy guns worth $553m for border troops

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on January 17, 2018

    India will buy more than 160,000 guns worth $553 million for troops on its disputed, high-altitude borders, the defence ministry said Tuesday. The defence acquisition...

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    Senior judges open rift with India’s chief justice

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:27am on January 13, 2018

    Four Indian Supreme Court judges took the unprecedented step of publicly criticising the chief justice on Friday, warning a lack of impartiality could imperil the...

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    Assam leaves 13m citizens off register

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:46am on January 02, 2018

    Around 13 million people living in northeastern India’s largest state have been left off a controversial draft list of citizens released Monday by authorities, who...

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    Rajinikanth to enter politics

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on January 01, 2018

    Rajinikanth, the wildly popular Indian cinema star who inspires almost godlike adulation in some parts of the country, announced his entry into politics Sunday...

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    India acquits ex-telco minister of corruption

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:47am on December 22, 2017

    India’s former telecoms minister was cleared Thursday of his alleged role in a multi-billion dollar fraud that ballooned into one of the country’s biggest-ever political...

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    India, China to hold talks on disputed borders

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:32am on December 21, 2017

    India announced Wednesday it would host China for another round of talks on long-running border disputes, the first since they defused one of their worst...

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    India’s Congress party names Rahul Gandhi president

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on December 12, 2017

    India’s opposition Congress party named Rahul Gandhi as its new leader on Monday after years of speculation, calling it a ‘historic occasion’....

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    Kohli-Sharma set to marry in Italy

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 09:19pm on December 10, 2017

    India cricket captain Virat Kohli is set to marry long-time girlfriend and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma in a much-anticipated wedding in Italy this week, according...

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    Smog should stop play, says doctors

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on December 08, 2017

    Cricket organisers must take pollution into account before allowing matches to go ahead, the Indian Medical Association told the country’s governing body for the sport...

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    Pollution hits India-Sri Lanka, Test

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on December 04, 2017

    Pollution stopped play Sunday in the third Test between India and Sri Lanka, and visiting coach Nic Pothas said the smog was so extreme that...

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