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    Women grab limelight at India’s Republic Day pageantry

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 11:43pm on January 26, 2020

    Huge crowds gathered for India’s Republic Day parade Sunday, with women taking centre-stage at the annual pomp-filled spectacle of military might featuring army tanks, horses...

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    Tough love for Amazon’s Bezos in India

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2020

    Amazon boss Jeff Bezos on Friday promised to create one million new jobs in India in a farewell love letter to the country, after ending...

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    India drop Dhoni from contract

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 10:54pm on January 16, 2020

    MS Dhoni was absent from the list of centrally contracted players published by the Indian cricket board Thursday, raising fresh speculation about the 38-year-old warhorse’s...

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    Newborn mauled to death by dogs at India hospital

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 10:48pm on January 15, 2020

    Indian police have sealed a private hospital and charged staff for manslaughter after a newborn baby was mauled to death by dogs inside an operating...

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    Bezos promises $1b in bid to see off Indian e-com storm

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2020

    Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos promised on Wednesday a new billion-dollar investment in India, just two days after authorities launched an anti-trust investigation into the e-commerce...

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    Hardline Hindus protest against Indian Jesus statue

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 02:00am on January 14, 2020

    Hundreds of Hindu activists affiliated to India’s ruling party rallied on Monday to protest a planned Jesus statue that will rival Rio de Janeiro’s Christ...

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    EU spurns guided tour of Kashmir

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2020

    The European Union refused to take part in a rare diplomatic visit to Indian Kashmir starting Thursday because they will not be allowed to meet...

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    Furore after top Bollywood star attends student demo

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on January 09, 2020

    One of Bollywood’s top stars sparked a social media storm on Wednesday, attracting admiration and vitriol after showing solidarity with students who were attacked at...

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    Indian court orders bus rapists hanged on January 22

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:59am on January 08, 2020

    An Indian court on Tuesday ordered the execution on January 22 of four men convicted of the infamous 2012 gang rape and murder of a...

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    University rampage sparks new protests across India

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:35am on January 07, 2020

    Protests were held across India Monday after masked assailants wielding batons and iron rods went on a rampage at a top Delhi university, leaving more...

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