India to Host IBSA Summit Next Year

class="feed-item-source">India - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 13:55
India will host the next summit of IBSA (India, Brazil, South Africa) in New Delhi next year, giving importance to the grouping notwithstanding the BRICS forum of which these countries are also member...
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India Under PM Modi May Be 'Biggest Turnaround Story': Nomura

class="feed-item-source">India - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 12:45
India may become the biggest turnaround story among emerging markets in five years, given the decisive mandate received by the pro-growth Modi government and the Reserve Bank's actions, Japanese broke...
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India has 3rd-highest number of HIV-infected people

class="feed-item-source">India - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 12:20
Four out of ten people affected by the HIV in the Asia-Pacific region are Indians.
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India under Modi may be the best turnaround story: Nomura

class="feed-item-source">India - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 12:17
"The landslide election victory by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, combined with Governor Raghuram Rajan at the helm of RBI, is a potential game changer for India," the Japanese brokerage said.
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NTPC warns India's coal stocks running out

class="feed-item-source">India - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 11:32
"With the ensuing monsoon, it will become more difficult to replenish the coal stocks and in case of even a small disruption, the total power generation at these stations will be adversely affected," NTPC Chairman Arup Roy Choudhury said in a July 14 letter to the Ministry of Power.
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India-Pak bilateral football series to be held after nine years

class="feed-item-source">India - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:11
Karachi, July 17 (ANI): The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) has reportedly succeeded in finalising a two-match bilateral football series against India after a gap of nine years and it is scheduled to be held in August. The Pakistan football team would visit India from August 16 to 21 and play matches on August 17 and 20. Lodhi said that Pakistan and India last played a three-match series in ...
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India Home to 3rd Highest Number of HIV-Infected People: United Nations

class="feed-item-source">India - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 09:57
India has the third-highest number of people living with HIV in the world with 2.1 million Indians accounting for about four out of 10 people infected with the deadly virus in the Asia-Pacific region,...
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NTPC warns India's coal stocks running out

class="feed-item-source">India - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 09:37
By Tommy Wilkes NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Six of India's coal-fired power plants do not have enough stocks to weather even a "small" disruption in supplies, with fuel reserves sufficient for only up to two days, the country's largest power producer has warned. State-run NTPC has asked the power ministry to ensure more coal is sent to the six plants - which have a combined capacity of 16,840 ...
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India has one of world's largest adolescent and youth population: Rajnath Singh

class="feed-item-source">India - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 08:56
New Delhi, July 17 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said India has one of the world's largest adolescent and youth population. Singh, who inaugurated the World Population Day-2014 celebrations jointly organised by the Office of Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) here, mentioned that the total population of young persons ...
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India will work closely with South America in international fora: PM

class="feed-item-source">India - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 06:18
Brasilia, July 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said India will work closely with South America in international fora. "I assure you that India will work more closely with South America than ever before. At the bilateral level, as a BRICS member, in the G-77, as well as other international forums," Modi said at BRICS meeting with South American leaders. Asserting that there is a ...
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India, South America share a deep bond: Modi

class="feed-item-source">India - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 06:18
Brasilia, July 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met leaders of South America in Brasilia, and said that India and South America share a deep bond. "I thank Brazil, for providing this opportunity to interact with leaders from South American countries. South America has tremendous potential. It is blessed, with vast resources and talent," the Prime Minister told leaders from South America.
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Volkswagen goes local in India to cut costs, lift sales

class="feed-item-source">India - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 06:09
By Aditi Shah NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG will increase the amount of locally-made parts in the cars it sells in India to cut costs and lift falling sales in a competitive market dominated by cheap compacts. Five years after entering India, VW has captured just 2.1 percent of the market because its cars are seen as relatively expensive and it lacks a diverse mass-market product range. VW ...
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Al Qaeda plans final jihad in India

class="feed-item-source">India - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:56
Ghazwa-e-Hind refers to an indoctrinated view of a final apocalyptic war in which India will be conquered by a jihadi army. All soldiers of this army are guaranteed a place in heaven.
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India must ignore grass and bat first at Lord's

class="feed-item-source">India - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:43
A fractious atmosphere between the two sides can be expected when India confront England in the second Test of a best-of-five series at Lord's here Thursday.
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India-England face off amidst simmering tensions

class="feed-item-source">India - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:42
Amidst simmering tensions, India will be looking to build on the confidence from the drawn Test in Trent Bridge when they face England in the second of the five-Test series at the Lord's here Thursday.
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India's overcrowded trains and stations: Will this change?

class="feed-item-source">India - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 05:36
As Indians eagerly wait to see a makeover, here's a look at trains and stations of world's fourth largest railway network.
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Kerry, Hagel to visit India to push strategic ties

class="feed-item-source">India - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 00:27
By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - America's top diplomat and the head of its Defense Department will visit India in coming weeks seeking to revitalize a relationship the United States sees as a crucial counterbalance in Asia to an increasingly assertive China. Secretary of State John Kerry will represent the United States in an annual session of Strategic Dialogue with India scheduled ...
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Cook: India making too much of Anderson incident

class="feed-item-source">India - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 20:43
LONDON (AP) — England captain Alastair Cook believes India is making "a mountain out of a molehill" by launching a serious charge against bowler James Anderson for allegedly pushing Ravindra Jadeja.
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India may not back global trade protocol due to food concerns

class="feed-item-source">India - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 19:12
India may not support a protocol key to the implementation of a global trade pact unless progress is made in multilateral talks about food stockpiling in developing countries, the trade ministry said on Wednesday. WTO member states struck a hard-won deal on trade facilitation at a meeting in Bali last year, but the agreement has run into trouble ahead of a July 31 deadline for the protocol, with ...
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India in England: Ravindra Jadeja Charged With Threatening James Anderson

class="feed-item-source">India - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 18:53
Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja faces a heavy fine or a one-Test ban if found guilty of a Level 2 charge, following a complaint by England team manager Phil Neale.
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