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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Civil service test stirs up India's language anxieties

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 05:08am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... The Washington Post in New Delhi Civil service test stirs up India's language anxiety Lokpati Tripathi, a thin, 23-year-old Hindi literature graduate, has dreamed of joining India's civil service for the past eight years. He has studied non-stop for the intensely competitive entrance tests for the past 18 months. But now, Tripathi and thousands like him who studied ...

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    Australia and India set to sign landmark nuclear energy deal

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:40pm by AFP

    ... like coal, LNG and uranium will provide India's energy security for decades to come. I welcome our conclusion of a bilateral Civil Nuclear Agreement which will support India's energy ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemns rapes in his country

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 11:08pm by AFP

    ... often taboo subjects such as sexual violence, foeticide, religious unrest and a lack of toilets. The right-wing Hindu nationalist also restated his solidarity with the wider South Asian region ...

  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian uranium enrichment plant could raise stakes in nuclear arms race

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:57am by Reuters

    ... country." Unlike Iran, India is not a signatory to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. A civil nuclear cooperation deal with the nited States, sealed in 2008, gave India access to know-how ... to control the spread of nuclear weapons. In Washington, a State Department spokeswoman played down the IHS Jane's report, saying the United States remained committed to its civil nuclear deal ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian police shoot dead 10 as unrest mounts in Assam

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 11:49pm by AFP

    ... with the government. More than 10,000 people have lost their lives to unrest in the the tea- and oil-rich state of Assam over the last two decades. ...

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    Narendra Modi's closest aide, Amit Shah, banned for inciting Muslims

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:41am by Reuters

    ... campaign issue, with critics accusing Modi of not doing enough to protect Muslims in unrest in Gujarat in 2002 that left at least 1,000 dead in revenge attacks. About 13 per cent of Indians ...

  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    India voters start world’s biggest election

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 12:24pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... and warnings about religious unrest. The nation's’s 814-million-strong electorate are forecast to inflict a heavy defeat on the ruling Congress party, which has been in power for 10 years, led ...

  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    India’s parliament erupts in chaos as angry MP pepper sprays the chamber

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 06:04pm by AFP

    ... for its disruptions, was adjourned, the news agency said. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath slammed the unrest as a “big blot on our parliamentary democracy”, and called for the “strongest ... of the house over the unrest, which also saw several lawmakers ripping up official papers and one smashing a glass, PTI said. Cabinet last week approved the controversial move to create Telangana from ...

  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian police kill seven Maoist rebels

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 04:37pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... and eastern India. Critics believe military action is not enough to stem the unrest, saying the real solution is better governance and development. ...

  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    Have Delhi's social media curbs gone too far amid northeast crisis, some ask

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in New Delhi Delhi accused of sense-of-humour failure after ordering sites parodying PM shut amid unrest Have social media curbs gone too far, some ask Has the Indian government lost its sense of humour? That's what some were asking as word spread that authorities had pressured Twitter into blocking several accounts parodying the prime minister after civil ...




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