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India – Google News

Let’s bake in India first: Open up the agriculture sector to help our farmers … – Economic Times (blog)


Economic Times (blog)

Let's bake in India first: Open up the agriculture sector to help our farmers
Economic Times (blog)
Chances are most Indians reading this would have eaten something grown on an Indian farm in their last meal. From the rice we put on our plate to the wheat in our chapatis, Indian farms touch us every day of our life. However, when we eat our staples

Posted on 18 April 2015 | 5:40 am

Canada-India uranium deal will spur proliferation, experts warn – CBC.ca


CBC.ca

Canada-India uranium deal will spur proliferation, experts warn
CBC.ca
India test-fired a nuclear-capable ballistic missile Thursday, just hours after signing a deal to buy 3,000 tons of Canadian uranium. The Agni-III missile, which has a range of over 3,000 kilometres, was fired from the Indian army's test range on
Explained: Significance of India's uranium deal with CanadaThe Indian Express
Canada and India: The nuclear genie, 40 years onThe Globe and Mail
Canada-India contract strengthens nuclear tiesWorld Nuclear News
bnn.ca -Asia Times Online -Times of India
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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 6:20 pm

Eno meets East India Youth: ‘I find songs such a tired format’ – The Guardian


The Guardian

Eno meets East India Youth: 'I find songs such a tired format'
The Guardian
As well as sensing a shared intellectual approach to music-making, according to Eno, it was the difference between East India Youth's occasionally austere electronic backing tracks and his way with a pop vocal melody that pricked his ears when he first
East India Youth – Culture of Volumemxdwn.com

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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 4:30 pm

Mark Zuckerberg defends Internet.org in India – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Mark Zuckerberg defends Internet.org in India
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg is defending Internet.org after several companies in India decided to pull out of the initiative amid a growing debate over free access to the Internet in the country. Facebook's high-profile project to bring the
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg hits back in Internet.org India rowBBC News
Cookies on the BBC websiteBBC News
Facebook CEO defends free Internet project amid India controversyFox News Latino
The Hindu -Financial Times -Mashable
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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 3:42 pm

A Ban on Beef in India Is Not the Answer – New York Times


New York Times

A Ban on Beef in India Is Not the Answer
New York Times
The sacredness of cows in India might be a cliché, but it is deeply felt, rooted in the history of Hinduism. In Mumbai, one often encounters women selling grass to feed the cow they have in tow — for a few rupees, the donation affords not only a
India's Die-Hard Hindus Push to Ban Beef in Blow to PoorABC News

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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 12:44 pm

India’s Modi wraps up ‘successful’ Canada trip – Toronto Star


Prime Minister of Canada (press release)

India's Modi wraps up 'successful' Canada trip
Toronto Star
Sikhs in Vancouver were at the forefront of a movement to create a separate Sikh homeland, to be carved out of the Indian state of Punjab. The situation boiled over in the 1980s, when 329 people were killed aboard an Air India flight originating in
PM marks successful visit to Canada by Indian Prime Minister Narendra ModiPrime Minister of Canada (press release)
Canada, India Sign Uranium-Supply Deal Involving CamecoWall Street Journal
Modi's three-nation tour: Projecting a self-confident IndiaTimes of India
The Globe and Mail -National Post -The Indian Express
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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 12:31 pm

India, China Seek To Capitalize On Nepal’s Water Wealth – NPR


India, China Seek To Capitalize On Nepal's Water Wealth
NPR
China and India are each spending billions of dollars on infrastructure, especially hydroelectric dams, in Nepal. Steve Inskeep talks to journalist Donatella Lorch about what China and India want. DAVID GREENE, HOST: A very small country is getting a

Posted on 17 April 2015 | 9:13 am

Pregnancy remains a curse for working women in corporate India – Quartz


Quartz

Pregnancy remains a curse for working women in corporate India
Quartz
A section of corporate India is consciously choosing gender-sensitive policies such as flexible hours and crèche services for working mothers. But, there are also companies where women still have to face discrimination and harassment when they announce …

Posted on 17 April 2015 | 7:46 am

India plans cotton, ancient maritime routes to counter China’s ambitions – Economic Times


India plans cotton, ancient maritime routes to counter China's ambitions
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: India proposes to counter China's maritime ambitions with a 'Cotton Route' to help forge economic and strategic partnerships with other countries by reviving ancient Indian Ocean pathways through which the fabric was exported to both the

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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 1:23 am

India Inc. Is Still Ailing as Modi Nears One-Year Anniversary – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

India Inc. Is Still Ailing as Modi Nears One-Year Anniversary
Wall Street Journal
MUMBAI—It has been close to one year since Narendra Modi became India's prime minister and companies here are still waiting for the so-called “Modi magic” to boost their bottom lines. As India entered its earnings season Thursday with the results of …

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Posted on 16 April 2015 | 8:48 pm

India – Yahoo News Search Results

India builds first 'smart' city as urban population swells

By Aditi Shah GANDHINAGAR, India (Reuters) – India's push to accommodate a booming urban population and attract investment rests in large part with dozens of "smart" cities like the one being built on the dusty banks of the Sabarmati river in western India. With an urban population set to rise by more than 400 million people to 814 million by 2050, India faces the kind of mass urbanization only …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 10:14 pm

India bars funds for Greenpeace, calling it a threat to economic security

India has cut off international funding for the local branch of Greepeace and accused it of working against the country's economic interests, escalating its long-running legal battle with the global environmental group. India froze Greenpeace’s seven bank accounts in the country and suspended its foreign funding license last Thursday, giving the environmental group 30 days to challenge the order …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 7:40 pm

India is world's fastest growing major economy. Can it last?

India is looking like the success story of 2015. Its economy is growing faster than China's this year, and the most of any major economy in the world. It will surpass Russia's this year in size and nearly equal Brazil's in 2016, according to new data from the International Monetary Fund.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 5:34 pm

India is world's fastest growing economy

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Posted on 14 April 2015 | 5:27 pm

India government trying to shut us down: Greenpeace

Greenpeace India accused the government Tuesday of preventing local donors from funding its activities, saying the move was aimed at shutting down its operations in the country. The latest allegation comes less than a week after the right-wing government suspended the environmental watchdog's foreign funding licence and blocked several of its bank accounts, citing violations of rules governing …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 2:45 pm

India's Flipkart ends talks to join Bharti Airtel marketing platform

By Aman Shah and Nivedita Bhattacharjee MUMBAI (Reuters) – India's largest online marketplace Flipkart said on Tuesday it would end talks with mobile operator Bharti Airtel Ltd to join its new marketing platform for mobile application makers. Flipkart was in negotiations to join Bharti's Airtel Zero platform, where mobile application makers pay for data usage, which then enables customers to use …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 1:53 pm

India's biggest e-tailer scraps plans for free access

India's largest e-commerce portal Flipkart on Tuesday scrapped plans to offer free access to its app after getting caught up in a growing row over net neutrality. Flipkart had said it would waive data charges for users of its app — a controversial practice known as "zero rating" — in a deal with India's main telecom operator Airtel. The criticism of Flipkart has fed into a broader debate on …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 1:45 pm

India growth to hit 7.5%, outpacing China, says IMF

India's economy will grow much faster than previously forecast this year and next and outpace rival China, the IMF said Tuesday, citing falling oil prices and a reform drive by the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The International Monetary Fund said in its World Economic Outlook update that Asia's number three economy would expand 7.5 percent in 2015, up from a 6.3 percent prediction …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 1:40 pm

India's IPO hold-up

India's SEBI is taking as long as a year to approve IPOs, prompting criticism from firms already grappling with demand and funding problems.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 7:26 am

India's Argument Against Net Neutrality

Does India present the world’s best argument against net neutrality? In a matter of weeks, the country's telecom regulator will decide whether telecom companies — which also happen to be India's major Internet service providers — will be allowed to charge different prices for differential use of data over the Internet. Activists are outraged by a recent consultation paper floated by regulators …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 3:29 am