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2006-05-02 23:13:49

AHMEDABAD, India (Reuters) - A Hindu mob burned to death a Muslim man in his car in new violence in a western Indian city early on Wednesday, raising the toll in clashes sparked by demolition of a Sufi shrine to six, police said.

2006-03-16 22:10:59

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian police shot dead four suspected militants overnight in the western state of Gujarat, the scene of bloody Hindu-Muslim violence in 2002.

2006-03-08 03:40:49

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A key witness to an attack on a Muslim-owned bakery during religious riots in India in 2002 was sentenced to a year in jail on Wednesday for repeatedly changing her evidence.

2006-02-18 23:28:15

AHMEDABAD, India (Reuters) - A powerful bomb blast ripped through a railway station platform on Sunday in Ahmedabad, the main city of India's Gujarat state which saw communal riots in 2002, police said.

2006-01-03 10:26:06

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Police detained around a dozen Greenpeace activists in New Delhi on Tuesday during a protest over the planned scrapping in an Indian yard of a French aircraft carrier they said contains tonnes of highly toxic material.

2006-01-03 10:25:00

Police detained around a dozen Greenpeace activists in New Delhi on Tuesday during a protest over the planned scrapping in an Indian yard of a French aircraft carrier they said contains tonnes of highly toxic material.

2006-01-03 10:25:00

Police detained around a dozen Greenpeace activists in New Delhi on Tuesday during a protest over the planned scrapping in an Indian yard of a French aircraft carrier they said contains tonnes of highly toxic material.

2005-08-01 04:10:33

By Rina Chandran and Braden Reddall BOMBAY (Reuters) - Heavy rain again flooded Bombay on Monday after a record downpour last week triggered floods and landslides that killed nearly 1,000 people in and around India's financial capital.

2005-07-05 15:12:46

AHMEDABAD, India (Reuters) - A rare Asiatic lion drowned inwestern India after the animal's only natural habitat wasflooded due to torrential rains, a forest official said onTuesday.

2005-07-03 14:56:49

GARBADA, India (Reuters) - Indian troops on Sunday rescuedvillagers perched in trees to escape swollen rivers in India'swestern Gujarat state where severe flooding has left 127 peopledead and tens of thousands homeless."We screamed out when we saw the soldiers, asking them to saveus," said Deepak Parmar, a laborer in Garbada village, 95 km(59 miles) south of Ahmedabad, Gujarat's main city.


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2006-08-14 10:47:11

The White-winged Tit (Parus nuchalis) also known as the White-naped Tit, is a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. The species is distributed in scrub forest in the Kutch region of Gujarat in western India and also in small areas in southern India, especially in the Kaveri river valley. It uses old woodpeckers nest holes for nesting. The populations of the White-winged Tit rapidly declined in the recent past and continue to decline due to loss of tropical habitat. It therefore...

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