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‘Make in India’ selling well, online and offline retailers cashing in on … – Economic Times


'Make in India' selling well, online and offline retailers cashing in on
Economic Times
"People aged between 16 and 35 are all asking for Make in India themed merchandise," said Gautam Jatia, CEO at Emami Frank Ross that runs Starmark, a Kolkata-based large-format leisure retail chain. "We have asked our suppliers to work on the theme …

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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 2:56 am

With eye on China, India to step up military ties with Sri Lanka and Maldives – Times of India


The Diplomat

With eye on China, India to step up military ties with Sri Lanka and Maldives
Times of India
NEW DELHI : India will further step-up defence cooperation with Sri Lanka and Maldives, including assistance in "capacity-building" of their armed forces through both training and supply of equipment, in tune with the overall policy to steadily boost
India Steps Up Defense Cooperation with Sri Lanka and MaldivesThe Diplomat

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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 9:13 pm

India raises concern with UK as Pakistani group plans anti-India rally – Times of India


PRI

India raises concern with UK as Pakistani group plans anti-India rally
Times of India
"We had a discussion with our colleagues and interlocutors in London who assured us that their approach to this matter is that matters between India and Pakistan are best addressed and resolved by India and Pakistan and we have confidence that as two …
Tensions between India and Pakistan in Kashmir lead to 'worst violence in a PRI
Government rules out war with IndiaDaily Times
A New Face for India and Pakistan's Track II DiplomacyThe Diplomat
Deccan Chronicle
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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 8:13 pm

State elections in India – The Economist (blog)


The Economist (blog)

State elections in India
The Economist (blog)
It is the most industrialised part of India and one of the wealthier states. It is also an example of extreme inequality: it is home to Mumbai and a well-off stretch along the Indian Ocean coast, but also to inland areas that are drought-stricken, poor
India Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP Set to Win State ElectionsWall Street Journal
India's BJP set to rule Maharashtra and HaryanaBBC News
BJP may decide Haryana chief minister todayIndia Today
The Independent -Voice of America -Los Angeles Times
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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 6:09 pm

India and Vietnam to sign a defence pact amid China’s growing aggression in … – Economic Times


India and Vietnam to sign a defence pact amid China's growing aggression in
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: With a little over a month after President Pranab Mukherjee's Vietnam visit when a defence MoU was signed the two countries are expected to conclude another defence pact when Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung is in India on …

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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 12:45 pm

India’s Modi Exploits Oil Price Collapse to End Diesel Subsidies – TIME


Bloomberg

India's Modi Exploits Oil Price Collapse to End Diesel Subsidies
TIME
India Fuel Reforms A man fills diesel in a car at a fuel station in New Delhi, India, Oct. 19, 2014. India freed diesel prices from government control Sunday while raising natural gas tariffs in the biggest-yet reform by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's
Modi State Election Wins Pave Way for India OverhaulBloomberg
Private fuel retailers to dip toe, not dive back, into IndiaReuters
India Frees Diesel Prices From Government ControlWall Street Journal
ABC News -Reuters UK -Times of India
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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 12:22 pm

India diamond merchant boss distributes cars as gifts – BBC News


BBC News

India diamond merchant boss distributes cars as gifts
BBC News
A diamond merchant in India's Gujarat state has given his employees cars, jewellery and homes worth $8m (£5m) as a reward for meeting targets. Savji Dholakia, who runs a diamond export company in Surat, gave away 491 cars, 525 pieces of diamond …
Diwali bonanza couldn't get biggerTimes of India
India boss gives workers cars, home deposits, jewellery for festivalChannel News Asia
Diamond Merchant Does an Oprah, Gifts Cars, Homes, Jewelry to EmployeesNDTV

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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 11:19 am

West Indies’ withdrawal from India tour is ‘a mistake’, says Clive Lloyd – The Guardian


The Guardian

West Indies' withdrawal from India tour is 'a mistake', says Clive Lloyd
The Guardian
Clive Lloyd, the West Indies chief selector and former captain, has said sorry for the national team's abrupt withdrawal from their tour of India because of a pay dispute between its cricket board and the players' union. “I apologise for the team leaving.
West Indies' future looks grim after Indian board hits them with $74 million Sydney Morning Herald
West Indies end India tour early over pay disputeBBC Sport
India vs West Indies 2014: West Indies cricket severely crippled by player Cricket Country
ESPNcricinfo.com -NDTVSports.com (blog) -Gocricket.com
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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 8:29 am

ICYMI: India-Pakistan Head for Nuke War – Daily Beast


Daily Beast

ICYMI: India-Pakistan Head for Nuke War
Daily Beast
The difference between the Kargil War and today is that both India and Pakistan now have far more nuclear weapons and delivery systems than 15 years ago. Pakistan is developing tactical nuclear weapons and has the fastest growing nuclear arsenal in the …
India fumes as Pakistan pushes Kashmir issue to UNIndia Today
Border skirmishes: Pakistan offers to de-escalate tension with IndiaThe Express Tribune
Pak Gen warns of 'befitting response' to India firingTimes of India
Press TV -Global Voices Online
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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 4:09 am

India approves plan to develop Iran’s Chabahar port – Reuters


Moneycontrol.com

India approves plan to develop Iran's Chabahar port
Reuters
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India will float a company to develop Iran's Chabahar Port, a government statement said on Saturday, as New Delhi aims to take advantage of a thaw in Tehran's relations with world powers. The port of Chabahar in southeast Iran is …
Iran and India's Road to AfghanistanIndian Express
India venture gets go-ahead to develop, operate Iranian portJOC.com

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Posted on 18 October 2014 | 6:03 pm

India – Yahoo News Search Results

India showcases IPL as driver of economic development

The Indian Premier League's (IPL) success embodies the emergence of sports as a global industry that promotes economic development and job creation in developing countries, India told the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Monday.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 3:13 am

India Steps Closer to Ending 40-Year-Old Monopoly on Coal

India stepped closer to ending a four-decade-old government monopoly on mining and selling coal as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to tackle fuel shortages.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 5:53 pm

Factbox – India pushes ahead with coal reforms

India moved on Monday to open up its coal industry to commercial mining, signalling the most serious shift in 42 years toward allowing private players full participation in the sector. * Coal-bearing land will be taken back from private companies whose mining licences were cancelled by the Supreme Court last month. * An e-auction of coal blocks for private companies will be held in three to four …

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 4:58 pm

India, Nepal discuss forthcoming SAARC Summit

New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India and Nepal discussed the forthcoming SAARC Summit to be held in Kathmandu Nov 26-27 during a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Nepalese counterpart Mahendra Bahadur Pandey here Monday.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 1:36 pm

Private fuel retailers to dip toe, not dive back, into India

India's scrapping of diesel price controls opens the door for private sector refiners to return to a domestic retail market from which they have been excluded for years because they could not compete with state firms. Reliance Industries plans to revive its old business cautiously, while Total of France will allow Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd to sell fuel through its modest …

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 12:47 pm

India's Idea Cellular second quarter profit up 69 percent

(Reuters) – Idea Cellular Ltd , India's No.3 mobile operator, posted a 69 percent rise in quarterly profit after adding subscribers faster than its competitors and as its data plans attracted more users. Idea Cellular, the first telecoms carrier to report results for the quarter to end-September, said it earned 7.56 billion Indian rupees ($123.3 million) in its second quarter, compared with 4.48 …

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 12:21 pm

India fuel reform puts diesel under market control

NEW DELHI (AP) — India freed diesel prices from government control Sunday while raising natural gas tariffs in the biggest-yet reform by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, as it aims to boost the country's economy and overhaul its energy sector.

Posted on 19 October 2014 | 1:50 pm

India PM's party tightens grip on power with thumping poll wins

India's right-wing ruling party secured strong victories on Sunday in two important state elections, tightening its grip on power after storming to power nationally five months ago.

Posted on 19 October 2014 | 1:29 pm

India ends diesel controls, raises gas prices

India's government on Saturday lifted diesel price controls and raised the cost of natural gas, giving market forces greater sway as it seeks to attract energy investment, boost competition and cut subsidy costs. The decisions marked an acceleration in reform measures by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who won a landslide general election victory in May and was buoyed by a strong showing in two …

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 4:52 pm

India mulls 'serious action' as Windies abandon tour

New Delhi (AFP) – India's cricket chiefs could take "serious action" against the West Indies, including possibly refusing to play a return series, for abandoning their tour because of an internal payment dispute, a top official said Saturday.

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 7:22 am