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Angelo Mathews expects tough India tour – ESPNcricinfo.com


Daily News & Analysis

Angelo Mathews expects tough India tour
ESPNcricinfo.com
In the absence of the two seasoned bowlers, the experienced pair of Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara, both of whom are most likely on their last tour of India, will have to carry additional responsibility with the bat. Coach Marvan Atapattu
Sri Lanka downplays India's concerns on death sentences to fishermenDaily News & Analysis
Fans call India-Sri Lanka series a mood spoiler, malaiseDeccan Chronicle
5 Indian fishermen sentenced to death by Lankan courtTimes of India
International Business Times, India Edition -The Hindu -Cricbuzz
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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 11:41 am

Prostitution in India – The Economist


The Economist

Prostitution in India
The Economist
Officials say India has over 3m sex workers. It is unclear how many, like Sumana and Bina, opt for the business because they need the money, and how many are forced by others. Bharati Dey, president of the All India Network of Sex Workers, argues that …

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 9:27 am

Three held over India ‘tunnel’ bank robbery – BBC News


BBC News

Three held over India 'tunnel' bank robbery
BBC News
Indian police say they have arrested three men suspected of robbing a bank by digging a 125-foot (40-metre) tunnel straight into the vault. The thieves stole cash, jewellery and other valuables worth hundreds of thousands of dollars from a branch of
3 arrested in India for tunnel bank robberyNews24

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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 6:27 am

Bosch chief wants labour reforms in India – Times of India


Business Standard

Bosch chief wants labour reforms in India
Times of India
His statements came in the backdrop of Bosch India suffering yet another labour unrest at one of its manufacturing facilities in Bangalore. The workmen union of Bosch Ltd have been on strike since September 16, demanding higher wages among other work …
Bosch aiming at doubling sales in India by 2020Economic Times
Progressive labour reforms key to take us to next level in India: Volkmar DennerBusiness Standard
Bosch forecasts strong growth in Indiaindiablooms
Businessworld -Moneycontrol.com
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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 5:44 am

India could soon see a sovereign rating upgrade, says Moody’s – Economic Times


Reuters

India could soon see a sovereign rating upgrade, says Moody's
Economic Times
MUMBAI: Ratings firm Moody's has reversed its India outlook, saying it may upgrade the country's sovereign rating if inflation stays under control in the long term and the recent measures to boost growth and attract investments are implemented properly.
Moody's welcomes India's policy steps, but wants to see moreReuters
India's recent policy changes could ease constraints on overeign credit Times of India
Moody's: India's Policy Changes 'Aim to Accelerate Growth and Ease Rating International Business Times UK
Hindu Business Line
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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 5:21 am

Modi Fails, So Far, to Return Illicit Funds to India – New York Times


Modi Fails, So Far, to Return Illicit Funds to India
New York Times
NEW DELHI — Thousands of years ago in India, “a plastic surgeon, perhaps,” fixed an elephant's head on a boy who had lost his, Prime Minister Narendra Modi revealed on Saturday in a Mumbai hospital, which does not offer such a service yet. He was not …

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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 4:11 am

It’s Time India Accept Responsiblity for Its 1984 Sikh Genocide – TIME


TIME

It's Time India Accept Responsiblity for Its 1984 Sikh Genocide
TIME
BRITAIN-INDIA-POLITICS-SIKHISM Members of the Sikh community hold aloft a banner calling for the 1984 storming of Sikhism's holiest shrine, the Golden Temple in Amritsar, by Indian troops, to be recognised as genocide as they join a demonstration in …
1984 Riots a 'Dagger Through India's Chest', Says PM Narendra ModiNDTV
India: No Justice for 1984 Anti-Sikh BloodshedHuman Rights Watch
1984 riots a dagger through India's chest: ModiBusiness Standard
Washington Post -Zee News
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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 4:03 am

WM Anderson, 92, Dies; Faced India Plant Disaster – New York Times


New York Times

WM Anderson, 92, Dies; Faced India Plant Disaster
New York Times
Warren M. Anderson, a Brooklyn carpenter's son who ascended to the top of the Union Carbide Corporation, where he grappled with the ravages of a poisonous gas leak at the company's plant in Bhopal, India, in 1984 that killed thousands in one of history

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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:00 am

Husband’s Arrest in India Tests Colonial-Era Sex Law – New York Times


Wall Street Journal (blog)

Husband's Arrest in India Tests Colonial-Era Sex Law
New York Times
BANGALORE, India — When a young wife in Bangalore approached the police to file criminal charges against her husband this month, she explained how her suspicions had mounted during the months after their arranged marriage. Beginning on their …
Man Arrested for Gay Sex in IndiaWall Street Journal (blog)
Husband arrested in India after wife caught him having gay sexDaily Mail

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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 1:11 am

India bank robbery: BBC shown inside thieves’ tunnel – BBC News


BBC News

India bank robbery: BBC shown inside thieves' tunnel
BBC News
Indian police are hunting for thieves who tunnelled into a bank and fled with valuables worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. The robbers dug a 40m (125ft) tunnel from a nearby house into the state-run Punjab National Bank in northern Haryana state.

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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 5:57 pm

India – Yahoo News Search Results

India's fiscal deficit in H1 almost 83 pct of full-year target

India's fiscal deficit reached nearly 83 percent of its full-year target in the first half of the year, giving the government a tough job meeting its budget target even with help from a fall in global crude prices that will reduce the oil subsidy bill. A 25 percent fall in oil prices since June has helped Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government contain oil and fertiliser subsidies, but revenue …

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 11:32 am

Coal India Unions Plan Nationwide Strike to Protest Sale

Coal India Ltd. (COAL) workers will go on strike next month to protest a plan by Prime Minister Narendra Modi ’s government to raise at least $3.3 billion by selling stake in the state-owned monopoly miner.

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 11:23 am

India pays low-key Indira Gandhi tribute 30 years after assassination

India's president Pranab Mukherjee, members of Nehru-Gandhi family and Congress leaders paid a low-key tribute Friday to Indira Gandhi on the 30th anniversary of the ex-premier's assassination. No ministers of India's new government attended the event honouring Gandhi, gunned down by Sikh bodyguards on October 31, 1984, in retaliation for ordering an attack on a revered Sikh shrine to clear out …

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 11:02 am

India considers ban on e-cigarettes, sale of single smokes

By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India is considering a ban on electronic cigarettes over the risks to public health that they may cause, a senior Health Ministry official told Reuters. The World Health Organization (WHO) in August called for stiff regulation of e-cigarettes as well as bans on indoor use, in the latest bid to control the booming $3 billion global market. Such devices use …

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 7:38 am

Why new rules boost investment and growth in India

In 2013, India relaxed its FDI norms in sectors including defense, public sector oil refineries, telecom, power exchanges, and stock exchanges, among others.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 5:00 pm

India's universal healthcare rollout to cost $26 billion: official

By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India's universal health plan that aims to offer guaranteed benefits to a sixth of the world's population will cost an estimated 1.6 trillion rupees ($26 billion) over the next four years, a senior health ministry official said. Under the National Health Assurance Mission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government would provide all citizens with free drugs …

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 10:26 am

India's universal healthcare rollout to cost $26 billion

India's universal health plan that aims to offer guaranteed benefits to a sixth of the world's population will cost an estimated 1.6 trillion rupees ($26 billion) over the next four years, a senior health ministry official said. Under the National Health Assurance Mission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government would provide all citizens with free drugs and diagnostic treatment, as well as …

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 10:25 am

India: An attractive investment destination

India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world and has emerged as a key destination for foreign investors in recent years. Invest India is India’s official agency dedicated to investment promotion …

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 8:31 pm

India banks' soured loans hit 3-year high: Moody's

Soured loans in India's banking system are at a three-year high, global credit rating agency Moody's said Wednesday, as it warned that a muted economic recovery means the sector's outlook could stay bleak. Worries have been mounting about the threat to Indian banks from delinquent corporate loans in the state-dominated banking system following a sharp economic slowdown which the new right-wing …

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 4:47 pm

Exclusive: India uncovers suspected plot to assassinate Bangladeshi PM – security officials

By Rupam Jain Nair and Andrew MacAskill NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India's top counter-terrorism agency has uncovered a suspected plot by a banned militant group to assassinate the prime minister of Bangladesh and carry out a coup, three senior Indian security officials told Reuters on Tuesday.India will hand over a dossier to Bangladesh with details of the plan by members of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen …

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 7:04 am