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Indian police allege Markham woman arranged her husband's killing

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
Police in India allege a Markham, Ont., woman is behind the "contract killing" of her husband, who was stabbed to death in a rural village there.
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India tells Apple: You can open stores in India, but first create jobs

CNBC - ‎8 hours ago‎
Foreign companies eager to sell products in India must also create jobs in the country, Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told CNBC in an interview, amid efforts by tech giant Apple to win approval to open its own retail stores in Asia's third ...
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India set to retain fastest growing economy tag

CNBC - ‎7 hours ago‎
India probably gathered momentum to hold its ranking as the world's fastest growing large economy in the quarter through March, giving Prime Minister Narendra Modi more to celebrate after completing two years in office last week.
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Fire in ammunition depot kills 17 in Pulgaon, India

Aljazeera.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Press Trust of India news agency said on Tuesday that two officers were among the 17 soldiers to have died in the blaze at the depot in Pulgaon, near the city of Nagpur in the state of Maharashtra.

Amazon India charges sellers more; hikes 'referral rates' by up to 9%

Economic Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
We demand Amazon to come clear on its contract with Cloudtail so that we sellers do our planning accordingly," said a spokesperson of the All India Online Vendors' Association (AIOVA), a group of 1,000 medium and large sellers who sell on various ...

India: our hates and loves

Financial Times - ‎19 hours ago‎
For Marmite, there must be people who neither adore it nor loathe it but find it rather so-so. For India, the cliché is wrong in a different way.
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India plans to sell holy water from one of the world's dirtiest rivers—online

Quartz - ‎5 hours ago‎
“I have directed my department to provide for a network using e-commerce platform so that people of India can get shudh (pure) ganga jal from Haridwar/Rishikesh,” Ravi Shankar Prasad, India's telecom minister, said on May 30. “We assure you all that we ...

Ready To Sign Rafale Jet Deal, Ball In India's Court, Says Manufacturer

NDTV - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Air Force has also reportedly asked for technical modifications so the latest weapons could be fitted to the jets. Initial technical specifications, which were part of the commercial negotiations, were outlined a decade ago when India began the ...
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Why is it so insanely hot in India right now?

Quartz - ‎May 29, 2016‎
India is known for its unbearable conditions at this time of year, just before the monsoon takes hold. Temperatures in the high 30s are routine, with local authorities declaring heatwave conditions only once thermometers reach a stifling 45℃.
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Raja Mandala: Regional India, global South Asia

The Indian Express - ‎16 hours ago‎
Their presence at the G-7 summit at Ise-Shima, Japan, last week was hardly noticed in India. But among the six leaders of the developing world present in the outreach session were Sheikh Hasina, prime minister of Bangladesh, and Maithripala Sirisena, ...
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Grappling with our prejudices

The Hindu - ‎17 hours ago‎
This week has clearly demonstrated the deep insecurities that define the lives of African residents in India as they negotiate racism on a daily basis.
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India has 18 million modern slaves—at least five times more than any other country in the world

Quartz - ‎3 hours ago‎
A little over 18 million people—equal to the entire population of Chile—are victims of modern slavery in Asia's third-largest economy, according to the Global Slavery Index (pdf), published by Australia-based human rights group Walk Free Foundation.

Funds Vexed by Tax in India

Bloomberg - ‎10 hours ago‎
Are you an American investor in an India fund? Call up the manager and ask three questions: what part of your profit might you have to share with the government; how will you settle your dues; and what must you do to receive an offset against U.S.
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Why do Africans come to India?

Daily News & Analysis - ‎9 hours ago‎
In this bustle, one sees the occasional African haggling with the bhajiwala - Indian style. At one corner, you see another African sipping on cutting chai, or, perhaps, in a general store stocking up on soap, shampoo and other toiletries.
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Finmeccanica to reconsider business in India if blacklisted

Economic Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Former executives of the state-controlled conglomerate were found guilty last month after being tried in Italy on corruption charges relating to a 560 million euro ($624 million) contract in 2010 to supply a dozen helicopters to the Indian government.
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India unveils first-ever comprehensive draft law on human trafficking

Economic Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
There are no accurate figures on the number of people trafficked within South Asia, but activists say thousands of mostly women and children are trafficked within India as well as from its poorer neighbours Nepal and Bangladesh. Many are sold into ...

How drought is changing rural India

BBC News - ‎10 hours ago‎
More than 300 million people living in 256 districts are affected by drought in India after two years of sparse monsoon rains.
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World Bank to change classification of countries; India will now be called 'lower-middle income'

Economic Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
The more specific definitions are aimed at categorising economies which though 'developing' in character, differ dramatically from one another.
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Congo victim's family in capital, India assures them speedy trial

The Indian Express - ‎11 hours ago‎
Joint Secretary (West Africa) in the Ministry of External Affairs Birender Yadav, who met the family on their arrival at the airport, said India has assured them a speedy trial. Olivier was involved in a brawl with three men, who got into an ...
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