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India comedian in trouble over video 'mocking' Tendulkar

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
An Indian comedian is being investigated by police after posting a video mocking cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and singer Lata Mangeshkar.
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Why is it so insanely hot in India right now?

Quartz - ‎10 hours ago‎
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℃.

India plane wreckage becomes tourist attraction

BBC News - ‎10 hours ago‎
A patch of parched farmland on the outskirts of the Indian capital has witnessed a steady trickle of sightseers in recent days.
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India makes arrests after spate of attacks on Africans

Aljazeera.com - ‎21 hours ago‎
At least five Indians accused of assaulting Africans in New Delhi have been arrested after African diplomats urged the Indian government to ensure the safety of their nationals living in the country. India's Interior Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday ...
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The Great Wall of India: Maybe It's Time To Make Apple An Election Issue Again

Forbes - ‎5 hours ago‎
Back in January before he was the Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump made Apple one of the targets of his trade-related vitriol.
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India business: Defensive mode

Financial Times - ‎May 29, 2016‎
of Gujarat. Some of the biggest conglomerates in India lined up to buy the shares in Pipavav, which builds warships for the Indian navy. Among the companies jostling for control were Anand Mahindra's Mahindra & Mahindra, the Munjal family and Anil ...

The other side to India's sanitary pad revolution

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Since Modi launched his Clean India campaign in 2014, menstruation has crept into the limelight, and not just in India. It was Menstrual Hygiene Day on Saturday, and NGOs and governments are now focusing on periods in a way they have never done ...
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India to drive world growth for next 10 years: Singapore's ex-PM Goh Chok Tong

Economic Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
TOKYO: Amid concerns of a slowing global growth, India is a beacon of hope and has the potential to drive the world economy for the next 10 years, former Singapore prime minister Goh Chok Tong said today.
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India students electrocuted as live wire falls on bus

BBC News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Two Indian students have died after a live wire fell on their school bus in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. The students were returning from a picnic on Sunday evening when the incident occurred, police said.
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Is Apple 'Cutting Edge' Enough to Bypass Made-in-India Rule?

Fortune - ‎4 hours ago‎
The finance ministry's foreign investment promotion board (FIPB), which clears foreign direct investment applications, has asked the iPhone maker to sell at least 30% locally sourced goods if it wished to open shops in India. Apple AAPL -0.16% hopes to ...
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Are more rate cuts needed to support India's growth?

Economic Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
MUMBAI: Agriculture spending and private consumption are likely to drive India's economic growth this financial year as an expected good monsoons help set the stage for it, in rural area at least, said Credit Suisse , a foreign broking firm in a report.

Morning News Call - India, May 30

Reuters - ‎12 hours ago‎
To access the newsletter, click on the link: here FACTORS TO WATCH 10:30 am: Trade Minister Nirmala Sitharaman briefs media on completion of two years in office in New Delhi.

Tackling India's stereotypes: Five things that broke the mould

The Indian Express (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
From malnutrition to disease, the Indian stereotype has long been riddled by negativity. But amidst the pollution and the chaos, the crowds and the diseases - there are things that defy that stereotype and in the process, redefine what it means to be ...
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India Presses Ahead With Space Ambitions

Voice of America - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Indian scientists pronounced the testing of an indigenously developed reusable space rocket this week, “Mission accomplished successfully.
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Yes, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella can quote Mirza Ghalib

The Indian Express - ‎2 hours ago‎
Satya Nadella, who is on his third visit to India, reiterated how Microsoft can help the country in its 'Digital India' initiative and build technology around augmented reality and virtual reality. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, widely known for his ...
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Attack on Rajan stokes talk of change at India's central bank

Financial Times - ‎May 29, 2016‎
To many international investors, the Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan is a near-hero - the articulate, market-savvy central banker who tamed India's inflation, restored its macroeconomic stability and is driving a banking system clean-up.

US Foreign portfolio investors ask India to amend capital gains tax treaty

Economic Times - ‎17 hours ago‎
MUMBAI: Foreign portfolio investors based out of the US have collectively approached the India with a request to amend the India-US tax treaty, exempting them from paying capital gains tax , people close to the development said. These investors ...

India Rally at Risk as UBS Sees Earnings as 'Glass Half Empty'

Bloomberg - ‎10 hours ago‎
Net incomes at companies in the NSE Nifty 50 Index will grow 10 percent in the year to March 2017, slower than the 23 percent forecast by analysts, Gautam Chhaochharia, head of research at UBS Securities India Pvt. in Mumbai, said in an interview.
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India will finally clamp down on Ponzi schemes that dupe millions of poor investors

Quartz - ‎6 hours ago‎
India's decided to go after Ponzi schemes that take millions of small investors for a ride. The Narendra Modi government is planning to pass a bill in July that will apply stringent regulations to govern credit cooperatives in the country, Reuters ...
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No Slowdown for India Despite Global Uncertainty, Jaitley Says

Bloomberg - ‎5 hours ago‎
India's gross domestic product expanded 7.5 percent in January to March from the same period a year ago, up from 7.3 percent in the previous quarter, according to a Bloomberg survey of 27 economists.
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