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India’s $3.4 Billion Bank Boost Fails to Soothe Credit Investors – Bloomberg


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India's $3.4 Billion Bank Boost Fails to Soothe Credit Investors
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The cost of insuring bonds issued by State Bank of India, IDBI Bank Ltd. and Bank of India have risen this week, credit default swap data compiled by Bloomberg show. The increases come even after the finance ministry said earlier this month that 13

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Posted on 28 July 2016 | 11:31 pm

Anglo Said to Rebuff Billionaire Agarwal’s Merger Plan – Bloomberg


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Anglo Said to Rebuff Billionaire Agarwal's Merger Plan
Bloomberg
Anglo American Plc, the London-based miner, rebuffed informal approaches in recent months from Indian billionaire Anil Agarwal, who oversees the country's biggest mining company, according to people familiar with the matter. Agarwal, who has majority …

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Posted on 28 July 2016 | 9:36 pm

India wants to develop a fleet of near fifth-generation fighters with Russia – Business Insider


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India wants to develop a fleet of near fifth-generation fighters with Russia
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SU 30MKI india air force SU-30MKI-g4sp – edit 2(clipped).jpg More details The Sukhoi Su-30 MKI (NATO reporting name Flanker-H) heavy class, long-range, multi-role, air superiority fighter and strike fighter, in Indian Air Force insignia. g4sp via

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Posted on 28 July 2016 | 4:54 pm

Wildlife workers rescue six baby rhinos from flooding in India – The Guardian


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Wildlife workers rescue six baby rhinos from flooding in India
The Guardian
Wildlife workers have rescued a group of rhino calves at risk of being washed away by flood waters that have swamped a national park in northeastern India. Monsoon rains have caused widespread flooding in Assam state and forced about 1.2 million people …
These Baby Rhinos Were Saved From Floods in IndiaTIME
India Monsoon Flooding Kills 7, Displaces 1.2 Million | The Weather ChannelThe Weather Channel
Massive floods kill several in India's AssamDeutsche Welle

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Posted on 28 July 2016 | 2:57 pm

China’s Fosun to Buy India’s Gland Pharma – Wall Street Journal


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China's Fosun to Buy India's Gland Pharma
Wall Street Journal
Chairman Guo Guangchang told The Wall Street Journal in March that a rapid rise of asset prices in the U.S. and Europe has Fosun looking for deals in developing markets, including India. Chen Qiyu, chairman of Fosun Pharma, said in a statement that the …

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Posted on 28 July 2016 | 2:34 pm

Indian film – The Economist (blog)


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Indian film
The Economist (blog)
The political undertone of the film coincides with real India-wide protests in the streets outside by Dalits (formerly called “untouchables”), revolting against centuries of repression from the upper castes. Its director, Pa Ranjith, has denied any
Rajinikanth: Meet the superstar you may not have heard aboutCNN
India's Greatest Action Hero Still Commands the Box OfficeWall Street Journal
Indian firms bet on film star RajinikanthBBC News

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Posted on 28 July 2016 | 1:54 pm

India author and activist Mahasweta Devi dies aged 90 – BBC News


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India author and activist Mahasweta Devi dies aged 90
BBC News
Influential Indian writer and activist Mahasweta Devi has died aged 90, in the eastern city of Kolkata, her family has said. Devi, who was hospitalised earlier this month, died of cardiac arrest and multiple organ failure on Thursday. She wrote
Mahasweta Devi, eminent writer and social activist, diesTimes of India
Mahasweta Devi: A voice committed to empowerment of tribals in IndiaThe Indian Express

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Posted on 28 July 2016 | 1:37 pm

A passage of hope on India’s hospital train – Aljazeera.com


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A passage of hope on India's hospital train
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Gondia, India – For 25 years, the Lifeline Express has been travelling through India to bring health services to millions of Indians who are in need of surgery, treatment and diagnostics but have no access to medical care. The hospital train is their

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Posted on 28 July 2016 | 12:28 pm

Eyeing China, India Pours Billions into New Shipping Facilities – Fortune


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Eyeing China, India Pours Billions into New Shipping Facilities
Fortune
New Delhi will grant billionaire Gautam Adani 16 billion rupees ($240 million) so-called “viability gap” funding to help the new port at Vizhinjam, on India's southern tip, win business from established hubs elsewhere in Asia. Once Vizhinjam, in the

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Posted on 28 July 2016 | 7:48 am

India 1, China 0 – Bloomberg Gadfly – Bloomberg


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India 1, China 0 – Bloomberg Gadfly
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India has achieved that feat in less than two years. Indus OS is now India's second-most popular smartphone platform with a 6.3 percent market share, behind Alphabet's Android. The multilingual system, one of many based on Android itself, reached No.

Posted on 28 July 2016 | 3:04 am