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Vodafone to merge Indian business with local rival Idea

Britain's Vodafone is to join Idea Cellular to become India's biggest telecoms business with 400 million customers, overtaking market leader Bharti.

Britain's Vodafone is to join Idea Cellular to become India's biggest telecoms business with 400 million customers, overtaking market leader Bharti.

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Pro-Tibet protest in India

Tibetan protesters clashed with police outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi. The protest was held to mark the Tibetan national uprising day.

Tibetan protesters clashed with police outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi. The protest was held to mark the Tibetan national uprising day.

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Washing machine in India launched with "curry" function

A company has unveiled a washing machine specifically catered to the Indian market. It has a curry stain washing function

A company has unveiled a washing machine specifically catered to the Indian market. It has a curry stain washing function

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Egyptian who is world's heaviest woman loses 100kg in 3 weeks

She was admitted to the Indian hospital in February after a Mumbai-based surgeon, Dr Muffazal Lakdawala, raised funds to have her flown over for treatment.

She was admitted to the Indian hospital in February after a Mumbai-based surgeon, Dr Muffazal Lakdawala, raised funds to have her flown over for treatment.

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Arranged marriages for dogs at Indian pet fair

In Mumbai, dog owners are finding partners for their pets, and some are even having them officially tie the knot.

In Mumbai, dog owners are finding partners for their pets, and some are even having them officially tie the knot.

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India's SpiceJet orders 100 more aircraft from Boeing

Indian budget airline SpiceJet says it has ordered an additional 100 MAX 737 planes from Boeing, with an option for 50 more.

Indian budget airline SpiceJet says it has ordered an additional 100 MAX 737 planes from Boeing, with an option for 50 more.

Culture

A beginner's guide to the "Kalachakra" ceremonies

The Dalai Lama has officially launched 13 days of ceremonies and rituals known as the Kalachakra Initiation in Bodh Gaya in India

The Dalai Lama has officially launched 13 days of ceremonies and rituals known as the Kalachakra Initiation in Bodh Gaya in India

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Wild leopard savages man in India

Locals and wildlife authorities tried to trap the leopard after it strayed into a residential area of a town in West Bengal. The man is being treated in a nearby hospital.

Locals and wildlife authorities tried to trap the leopard after it strayed into a residential area of a town in West Bengal. The man is being treated in a nearby hospital.

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India mourns prominent politician Jayaram Jayalalithaa

The death of one of India’s most popular and controversial politicians, Jayaram Jayalalithaa has sparked mass mourning in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.

The death of one of India’s most popular and controversial politicians, Jayaram Jayalalithaa has sparked mass mourning in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.

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Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman star in 'Lion'

‘Lion’ is based on the true story of Saroo Brierley, who got separated from his family in India as a young boy and ended being adopted by an Australian couple.

‘Lion’ is based on the true story of Saroo Brierley, who got separated from his family in India as a young boy and ended being adopted by an Australian couple.

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Over 100 killed in train crash in northern India

A train has derailed in Uttar Pradesh state, killing over 100 people and injuring and trapping dozens of others.

A train has derailed in Uttar Pradesh state, killing over 100 people and injuring and trapping dozens of others.

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Over 100 killed in India train derailment

A train has derailed in Uttar Pradesh state, killing over 100 people and injuring and trapping dozens of others.

A train has derailed in Uttar Pradesh state, killing over 100 people and injuring and trapping dozens of others.