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  • After Successful Launch, India’s Mars Orbiter Is On Its Way
    By on November 6, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments


    neo12 writes “India has successfully launched a spacecraft to the Red Planet — with the aim of becoming the fourth space agency to reach Mars.” As our previous mention of the launch notes, getting to Mars by rocket is a long haul: if all goes well, it will be about 10 months until Mangalyaan reaches orbit.

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  • Team GB battle to win over India
    By on July 15, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Great Britain’s men’s hockey team came from behind to beat India 3-1 in the first match of an Olympics warm up tournament.

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  • India Unblocks File-Sharing Sites
    By on June 22, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes with an update to news from last month that many popular file-sharing sites, including the Pirate Bay, had been blocked in India. Now, India’s Madras High Court has amended its earlier decision. “The court order wasn’t targeted at a specific site or ISP and gave the copyright holder carte blanche to demand broad blockades. The ISPs were seen as the bad guys by subscribers and ‘Anonymous’ groups, but had (more…)

  • India Wins the Cricket World Cup After 28 years
    By on April 4, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Gautam Gambhir and MS Dhoni’s stellar partnership paved the way for India to end its 28-year wait for a World Cup title even as Mahela Jayawardene’s century and Muttiah Muralitharan’s swansong ended in hurt and despair.. Read more news on world cup cricket 2011 from Yahoo! cricket.

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  • Laxman sees India to dramatic win
    By on October 4, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    VVS Laxman strikes a superb unbeaten 73 as India fight back from the brink of defeat to beat Australia by one wicket in a thrilling first Test in Mohali.

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  • Sri Lanka v India – latest score
    By on August 7, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Sri Lanka take a 1-0 lead into the third and final Test of their series against India in Colombo.

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  • India’s ‘god men’ have sex scandals of their own
    By on April 6, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Roman Catholic Church isn’t alone when it comes to scandal lately. “Most god men are self-proclaimed, and they are being increasingly outed as hypocrites and fakes,” said Ravi Ghatge, a retired banker in Bangalore. “Then everybody finds out that there is not an iota of spirituality in any of them,” he added.

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  • Vancouver fans give India Olympians free uniforms
    By on February 14, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Vancouver’s Indo-Canadian community has rallied to provide funding and uniforms for India’s three-man Winter Olympics team

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  • India v Sri Lanka live score
    By on January 9, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Scorecard from the triangular one-day international match between India and Sri Lanka in Dhaka.

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  • Following In Bing’s Footsteps, Yahoo! and Flickr Censor Porn In India
    By on December 29, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    bhagwad writes “Following recent news on how Bing decided sex was too sensitive for India, Yahoo! and its associated site Flickr have decided to do the same. While it’s true that this is because of India passing laws that prohibit the publication of porn, no complaint was ever launched (and never will be), and glorious Google still continues to return accurate and unbiased results. So why is Yahoo! doing this? Is it because of its tie-up with Bing? (more…)