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Delhi gang rape trial begins

The fast-track trial of five men accused of gang rape and murder has begun today in Delhi. A sixth suspect is due to be tried in a juvenile court because he is under 18.

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Indian Prime Minister issues condolence message

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Credit: Kerim Okten/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Sing, has issued a condolence message regarding the death of a gang rape victim in Delhi.

He said: "We have already seen the emotions and energies this incident has generated.

"These are perfectly understandable reactions from a young India and an India that genuinely desires change.

"It would be a true homage to her memory if we are able to channelize these emotions and energies into a constructive course of action."

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