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India logs on to check if public servants are at work – Sydney Morning Herald


Sydney Morning Herald

India logs on to check if public servants are at work
Sydney Morning Herald
Known colloquially as "babus", once a term of respect that now leans towards the pejorative, membership of organisations such as the Indian Administrative Service is hard won – in 2012 more than 500,000 people applied and just 170 were chosen – but the …

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 11:41 pm

Reuters Poll – India’s growth pace to pick up as reforms draw investment – Reuters


Reuters

Reuters Poll – India's growth pace to pick up as reforms draw investment
Reuters
BANGALORE (Reuters) – India's economy will likely grow at its fastest pace in two years in the current fiscal year as Prime Minister Narendra Modi implements reforms to attract investment, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Friday. The after-glow
Where does the US stand with India?Boston Globe
New Modi Mantra: Substitute non-essential imports, make them in IndiaIndian Express
Policy for Pakistan and China: India in the darkThe Asian Age
Niticentral
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 11:13 pm

India, Singapore can consider warship-building venture – Economic Times


India, Singapore can consider warship-building venture
Economic Times
There are excellent opportunities for the two countries to jointly build warships in India, given Singapore's technological and design expertise and the low production costs in India, particularly in terms of labour and raw-material, said Captain
India, Singapore Can Consider Warship-Building Venture, Says ExpertNDTV

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:41 pm

Modi’s Idea of India – New York Times


New York Times

Modi's Idea of India
New York Times
India, V.S. Naipaul declared in 1976, is “a wounded civilization,” whose obvious political and economic dysfunction conceals a deeper intellectual crisis. As evidence, he pointed out some strange symptoms he noticed among upper-caste middle-class

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 8:19 pm

In India, Revealing the Children Left Behind – New York Times (blog)


New York Times (blog)

In India, Revealing the Children Left Behind
New York Times (blog)
Right now, all over rural India, this is happening: Two local volunteers with a few days' training come into the village. They knock on randomly selected doors, asking to see all children ages 6 to 16 who live there. In the front yard of the house

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 8:19 pm

Unfazed by China’s objections, India announces new infrastructure projects … – Times of India


Times of India

Unfazed by China's objections, India announces new infrastructure projects
Times of India
The announcement was made by Union home minister Rajnath Singh even as he made it clear that India wanted to solve the border dispute with China through dialogue, asserting "peace with honour" was most important requirement for building good …
Unfazed by Chinas objection, India to build 54 outposts along Arunachal Deccan Chronicle

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 4:29 pm

India vs. Sri Lanka: Analysing India’s Squad Ahead of Australia Tour – Bleacher Report


Bleacher Report

India vs. Sri Lanka: Analysing India's Squad Ahead of Australia Tour
Bleacher Report
The dust seems to be settling down in the premises of the Board of Control for Cricket in India following a week of utter madness. On Tuesday, India named a 15-man squad for the first three matches of a hastily arranged five-match one-day international
West Indies Fans Rally Behind CricketersNDTVSports.com (blog)
India need to rework strategy for World Cup defenceIBNLive
Samuels says he was not in favour of abandoning India tourGocricket.com
indiatvnews.com (press release) (blog)
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 1:16 pm

We want peace with China, but not at cost of honour, India says – Times of India


Times of India

We want peace with China, but not at cost of honour, India says
Times of India
GREATER NOIDA: Home minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that India wants peace with China, but that cannot come at the cost of honour. "Humlog shanti chahte hai samman ki saath. Asamman ke saath shanti nahi ho sakti (We want peace with honour.
Pakistan won't let India build bunkersZee News
Residents pay price of India-Pakistan border skirmishesChannel News Asia
India's warning on pro-Pak group's rally on Kashmir in LondonIndian Express
Reuters -Chandigarh Tribune -Livemint
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 12:30 pm

Gold Demand in India, China on the Rise – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Gold Demand in India, China on the Rise
Wall Street Journal
Appetite for physical gold in India and China has rebounded in recent days, with low prices boosting demand during India's Diwali festival, the country's biggest gold-buying occasion of the year. Demand surrounding this year's Diwali festival, which
Hindu Diwali holiday triggers 450% gold surge in IndiaRT
Why India's love affair with gold is set to deepenBBC News
One country does its part to keep buying goldCNBC
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 12:00 pm

India PM Narendra Modi visits Siachen glacier on Diwali – BBC News


BBC News

India PM Narendra Modi visits Siachen glacier on Diwali
BBC News
Indian PM Narendra Modi marked the festival of Diwali with a brief visit to the Siachen glacier before inspecting flood damage caused last month in Indian-administered Kashmir. "Today India sleeps peacefully because you stay awake day and night," Mr
Modi's Diwali greeting from Siachen: India's with jawansTimes of India
Pakistan violates truce on Diwali as Modi visits SiachenIndia Today
India's Modi meets troops in Diwali day Kashmir visitChannel News Asia
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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 3:34 pm

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Reuters Poll – India's growth pace to pick up as reforms draw investment

India's economy will likely grow at its fastest pace in two years in the current fiscal year as Prime Minister Narendra Modi implements reforms to attract investment, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Friday. The after-glow from Modi's election victory earlier in the year helped India's economy clock a robust 5.7 percent growth rate for the quarter ending in June. "The outlook is improving …

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 8:03 am

Piracy row Scot 'struggles' in India

A Scottish man trapped in India by a dispute over anti-piracy operations says he is struggling to support himself.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 12:25 am

India ‘Bull Run’ Sparks Record Sales of Asset-Linked Securities

Sales of structured notes in India have surged to a record after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s landslide win sparked a rally in the nation’s stocks.

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 11:37 pm

India's Modi announces relief package for flood-hit Kashmir

By Fayaz Bukhari SRINAGAR India (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced a 7.5 billion rupee ($120 million) relief package for flood-hit Kashmir as his Bharatiya Janata Party seeks to expand support beyond the mainly Hindu lowlands of Jammu. Modi's visit to the flood affected state on Diwali – the Indian festival of lights – comes in the build up to elections in the …

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 3:06 pm

IGC Expands Heavy Equipment Rental Business in India

Bethesda — India Globalization Capital, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IGC) announces that it is expanding its heavy equipment rental business from Kerala, India to neighboring state of Karnataka, India.

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 12:00 pm

India picks up pace on economic overhaul with a slew of big announcements

After months of criticism for not moving aggressively enough on promises of an economic overhaul, India's new prime minister has announced a string of policies designed to kick-start Asia's third-largest economy.

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:38 am

India picks up pace on economic overhaul

NEW DELHI (AP) — After months of criticism for not moving aggressively enough on promises of an economic overhaul, India's new prime minister has announced a string of policies designed to kick-start Asia's third-largest economy.

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:36 am

India's Modi meets troops in Diwali day Kashmir visit

India's Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a rare visit to the Siachen glacier in the disputed Kashmir region Thursday to rally the morale of troops after recent deadly border clashes with Pakistan.

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 12:36 am

Modi takes first bite at coal to end India's power mess

* Foreign firms with India units may qualify – source * Asia's No.3 economy plagued by coal, power shortages (Adds details, analyst quotes) NEW DELHI, Oct 22 (Reuters) – India could allow commercial coal mining by foreign companies if they set up units in the country, opening the door for global giants like Rio Tinto to access the world's fifth-largest coal reserves, a source familiar with the …

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:41 am

India's Modi burnishes economic credentials with reform blitz

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has unleashed a slew of reforms in the past week, scrapping fuel subsidies, simplifying labour rules and pledging to open coal mining to private players in a bid to kickstart the economy.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 6:39 am