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The New Face of India is the Anti-Gandhi – New Republic


New Republic

The New Face of India is the Anti-Gandhi
New Republic
In September 2014, at Madison Square Garden in New York, India's prime minister, Narendra Modi, addressed a crowd of nearly 20,000 people. It was a sold-out spectacle worthy of a lush Bollywood production, with dancers warming up the audience and …

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Posted on 4 May 2016 | 12:04 am

Why Kerala is the best place in India to die – BBC News


BBC News

Why Kerala is the best place in India to die
BBC News
In India, however, the situation is dismal. Most Indians who need palliative care simply don't get it and die in excruciating pain. Home to 1.3 billion people, India ranked 67 out of 80 countries in a study released last year comparing end-of-life care

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Posted on 3 May 2016 | 11:29 pm

India junks US report on religious freedom – Times of India


Times of India

India junks US report on religious freedom
Times of India
"In 2015, religious tolerance deteriorated and religious freedom violations increased in India. Minority communities, especially Christians, Muslims, and Sikhs, experienced numerous incidents of intimidation, harassment, and violence, largely at the
Religious freedom has deteriorated in India, says US report; govt disagreesThe Indian Express
US Religious Freedom Report Shows No Understanding Of India: GovernmentNDTV
Intolerance in India rose in 2015, says USCIRFEconomic Times

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Posted on 3 May 2016 | 8:53 pm

India’s Water Crisis – New York Times


New York Times

India's Water Crisis
New York Times
Some 330 million people — about one quarter of India's population — are reeling from a drought that has turned vast areas of the subcontinent into a dust bowl, withering crops and forcing farmers from their lands. Coal-fired power plants — the major

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Posted on 3 May 2016 | 8:06 pm

India Crafts Naval Technology Plan – DefenseNews.com


DefenseNews.com

India Crafts Naval Technology Plan
DefenseNews.com
NEW DELHI — The Indian Navy has finalized a plan to acquire 100 cutting-edge technologies in the next 15 years to build its war-fighting capabilities, but how realistic that will be is a million-dollar question. The 15-year prospective plan unveiled

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Posted on 3 May 2016 | 3:12 pm

Report: India won’t let Apple sell refurbished iPhones in the country – Ars Technica


Ars Technica

Report: India won't let Apple sell refurbished iPhones in the country
Ars Technica
The Indian government won't allow Apple to sell refurbished iPhones in the country, according to a "telecommunications official" speaking to Bloomberg. Apple is currently working to open retail stores in India to expand its market presence, and selling …
Apple's Plan to Expand In India Has Been Shot DownFortune
Apple blocked from selling used iPhones in IndiaThe Verge
India rejects Apple's plan to import refurbished iPhonesEngadget
Mashable –CNET –PCWorld
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Posted on 3 May 2016 | 3:00 pm

Tribunal: India, Italy Should Agree on Italian Marine’s Bail – ABC News


ABC News

Tribunal: India, Italy Should Agree on Italian Marine's Bail
ABC News
FILE – In this Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 file photo, Italian marines Salvatore Girone, left, and Massimiliano Latorre, arrive at the Ciampino Rome airport from Kochi, India. Italy's Foreign Ministry says Monday, May 2, 2016 an international tribunal in
India will accept marine's return if UN tribunal conditions are metTimes of India
Italy must return marine if India's jurisdiction is proved: UN tribunalThe Indian Express
Italy Must Return Marine If India's Jurisdiction Is Proved: UN CourtNDTV
euronews –Reuters –Hindustan Times
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Posted on 3 May 2016 | 1:35 pm

Indian teen accidentally kills himself in selfie tragedy – CBS News


CBS News

Indian teen accidentally kills himself in selfie tragedy
CBS News
NEW DELHI — A teenager in India has died after accidentally shooting himself while posing for a selfie with a loaded handgun held to his head, police said Tuesday. Ramandeep Singh, 15, pulled the trigger while taking the picture with his smartphone at

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Posted on 3 May 2016 | 12:41 pm

Frustration with India mounts – The Hill


The Hill

Frustration with India mounts
The Hill
Business groups are expressing growing frustration about India's lack of progress toward removing trade and economic barriers and opening the country's markets to U.S. exports. The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and U.S. Chamber of …

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Posted on 3 May 2016 | 10:02 am

India’s Answer to Global Warming: Cows That Belch Less – New York Times


New York Times

India's Answer to Global Warming: Cows That Belch Less
New York Times
Consider the numbers: India is home to more than 280 million cows, and 200 million more ruminant animals like sheep, goats, yaks and buffalo. According to an analysis of satellite data from the country's space program, all those digestive tracts send
India's plan to reduce climate change? Make its cows burp less.The Week Magazine

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Posted on 3 May 2016 | 9:00 am