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HSBC tax evasion customers in India told to get a lawyer – The Guardian


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HSBC tax evasion customers in India told to get a lawyer
The Guardian
The data was expected to significantly widen the scope of a Special Investigation Team appointed by India's supreme court which in 2011 had been given a list of 628 names by the French government. France obtained the leaked data from the HSBC …

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Posted on 31 March 2015 | 11:15 am

Modi govt says to push for cow slaughter ban in India – Reuters


Reuters

Modi govt says to push for cow slaughter ban in India
Reuters
India has some 300 million cattle, and animals foraging for food are a familiar sight on the rubbish-strewn streets of towns and villages. Their numbers could swell by 200,000 in Maharashtra alone as farmers abandon animals they can't sell, according
India's government hints at national ban on cow slaughterABC Online
India govt says to push for cow slaughter ban We will try to build a consensus Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

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Posted on 31 March 2015 | 5:15 am

Indian navigation system gets expansion with PSLV launch – Spaceflight Now


Spaceflight Now

Indian navigation system gets expansion with PSLV launch
Spaceflight Now
India's indigenous space-based navigation network received its fourth satellite after a successful liftoff Saturday aboard a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle. The 146-foot-tall rocket blasted off at at 1149 GMT (7:49 a.m. EST) Saturday, or 5:19 p.m
PSLV launches with IRNSS-1D to open India's 2015 campaignNASASpaceflight.com
India successfully launches IRNSS-1D, fourth of seven navigation satellitesTimes of India
India launches fourth navigation satelliteThe Indian Express

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Posted on 30 March 2015 | 11:38 pm

Venture Money Floods Into Indian Startups – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Venture Money Floods Into Indian Startups
Wall Street Journal
GURGAON, India—Vikram Chopra spent the past three years building an online furniture-shopping site for Indian consumers that was funded mainly by annual capital injections from a German technology incubator. But during the past few months, investor …

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Posted on 30 March 2015 | 8:46 pm

India’s New Coffee Entrepreneur Blue Tokai Connects Farmers And Customers – Forbes


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India's New Coffee Entrepreneur Blue Tokai Connects Farmers And Customers
Forbes
Delhi-based couple, Matt Chitharanjan and Namrata Asthana, are hoping to convert a fraction of India's massive tea drinking population into coffee connoisseurs. What started as a hobby has turned into a thriving online coffee business, Blue Tokai

Posted on 30 March 2015 | 8:00 pm

India makes first crude oil purchase for strategic reserve – Economic Times


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India makes first crude oil purchase for strategic reserve
Economic Times
LONDON: India has bought the first oil for its strategic petroleum reserve (SPR), trade sources said on Monday, marking the start of a round of purchases by the world's fourth-biggest oil consumer to build up emergency stockpiles. Oil prices have
India starts purchases from Iraq for strategic oil reserveInternational Business Times UK

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Posted on 30 March 2015 | 3:56 pm

Japan, India Vow to Deepen Defense Ties as China Tensions Rise – Bloomberg


Times of India

Japan, India Vow to Deepen Defense Ties as China Tensions Rise
Bloomberg
“A strong India-Japan partnership is not only in the national interest of the two countries but is also important for peace and security in the region,” India's defense ministry said in a statement, citing Abe. Parrikar said he would like to see a
Japan eyes defence ties with India to counter ChinaEconomic Times
India, Japan likely to share shipping data in Indian Ocean, South China SeaTimes of India
Japan seeks deeper ties with India in security, defenceChandigarh Tribune
Business Standard -Zee News -Deccan Chronicle
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Posted on 30 March 2015 | 1:06 pm

India’s Bihar state arrests ’1000 police test cheats’ – BBC News


BBC News

India's Bihar state arrests '1000 police test cheats'
BBC News
More than 1,000 men have reportedly been arrested in India's Bihar state over the use of impersonators and false papers for police recruitment tests. The fraud was uncovered when identity papers and fingerprints provided for different tests did not
1000 arrests: Indian police candidates hire impersonators to pass entry testRT

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Posted on 30 March 2015 | 12:49 pm

Why E-Commerce Can Be a Big Pain for India’s Deliverymen – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Why E-Commerce Can Be a Big Pain for India's Deliverymen
Wall Street Journal
Mr. Kumar and thousands of men like him fan out across the crowded cities of the world's second-most-populous nation every day—foot soldiers on the front lines of India's e-commerce revolution. This low-tech army of urban sherpas hauls bags of online …

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Posted on 30 March 2015 | 1:34 am

Beef Ban in India Reaches Into Cages of Lions and Tigers – New York Times


New York Times

Beef Ban in India Reaches Into Cages of Lions and Tigers
New York Times
MUMBAI, India — Palash, the largest tiger at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai, still paces his cage for the hour leading up to dinner and still pounces on his meal when his handlers lift the gate to his feeding room. But lately what the 440
Beef ban in India reaches cages of lions and tigersTimes of India

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Posted on 29 March 2015 | 9:24 pm

India – Yahoo News Search Results

India-Japan to focus on maritime security

Tokyo, March 31 (IANS) India and Japan on Tuesday agreed to enhance bilateral defence and security cooperation, including in the field of maritime security, an official statement said. In a meeting here between visiting Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, the two sides decided to hold regular dialogue at different levels that would include annual …

Posted on 31 March 2015 | 11:04 am

India’s boardrooms scramble to appoint women before deadline

Others, including India's second richest man Mukesh Ambani, have found unusual solutions — appointing their wives rather than opting for outside talent.

Posted on 31 March 2015 | 10:41 am

India skips Iran oil imports in March under U.S. pressure

India halted oil imports from Iran for the first time in at least a decade in March as New Delhi responded to U.S. pressure to keep its shipments from Tehran within sanction limits during the last month of negotiations on a preliminary nuclear deal. Iran and six world powers have ramped up the pace of negotiations this week ahead of the Tuesday deadline for reaching an initial accord on a final …

Posted on 31 March 2015 | 9:26 am

India in biggest wheat import deals since 2010 as rains damage crop

By Naveen Thukral and Mayank Bhardwaj SINGAPORE/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India has bought up to 80,000 tonnes of Australian wheat in recent deals, three trade sources said on Tuesday, the biggest such imports by the country in five years as unseasonal rains damage the crop at home. Indian flour millers have bought between 70,000 and 80,000 tonnes of Australian prime wheat for April-May shipment at …

Posted on 31 March 2015 | 8:42 am

India, Japan reaffirm strong defence ties

Tokyo, March 30 (IANS) India and Japan on Monday reaffirmed their strong defence ties, as visiting Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar called on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and also met his counterpart Gen Nakatani. According to an official statement, while calling upon Abe, Parrikar said Japan was the first country he was visiting after assuming office, which clearly conveys the importance India …

Posted on 30 March 2015 | 4:44 pm

India proposes platform to help start-ups raise cash at home

By Abhishek Vishnoi and Rafael Nam MUMBAI (Reuters) – India's market regulator is considering an alternative investment platform targeted at the country's booming internet start-ups, relaxing some key requirements to encourage them to list at home. In a discussion paper published on Monday, Securities and Exchange Board of India said it would relax rules, but would also limit fundraising on the …

Posted on 30 March 2015 | 4:38 pm

India police arrest 1,000 over fresh exam cheating scandal

Police in eastern India have arrested around 1,000 aspiring constables for using "middlemen" to sit their exams for them, in the latest cheating scandal to hit Bihar state, an official said Monday. Some 50,000 candidates sat the written exams last October for a highly-sought after place in the police force in underdeveloped Bihar, senior superintendent Jitender Rana said by phone from state …

Posted on 30 March 2015 | 2:25 pm

India's women athletes box, shoot, wrestle for recognition

For India's female badminton champion Saina Nehwal, newly crowned world number one, it's been a tough climb to the top in a patriarchal country that has long neglected women athletes. Although badminton is keenly followed in India, cricket has long been the national obsession, overshadowing all other sports and whose male stars command eye-popping sums. Girls have started saying that if boys can …

Posted on 30 March 2015 | 10:37 am

India rejects BP's request to market jet fuel

India has rejected a request from BP Plc (BP.L) to be allowed to sell jet fuel to the booming aviation market in Asia's No. 3 economy, saying it did not meet the conditions necessary, a source with direct knowledge of the decision told Reuters. Consumption of aviation fuel is set to rise in India as domestic air traffic is estimated to almost triple this decade, with more of the country's 1.25 …

Posted on 30 March 2015 | 9:35 am

India’s rising real interest rate is negative for gold

India’s real interest rate has moved up rapidly in the last few months due to declining inflation.

Posted on 29 March 2015 | 6:04 am