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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Billionaire Nandan Nilekani tells Bangalore voters he can't be bought

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:47pm by WASHPOST

    ... of India's IT revolution, appears to be fertile ground for Nilekani's message of change. About 62 per cent of Bangalore's population is under 25 years old, compared with 54 per cent ...

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    India far-right party supports Hindu nationalist Modi for PM

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 08:41pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Marathi workforce. The MNS champions the culture, language and rights of regional Maharathis over so-called “outsiders”. Despite the support, it is unclear whether Thackeray’s move will help ...

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    India’s opposition BJP leads Congress party in poll ahead of national elections

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 12:43pm by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... with turning his state into an industrial haven. But critics question whether the Hindu nationalist chief can be a truly secular leader over India’s many cultures. Rahul Gandhi, heir to the country’s ...

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    India village councils under scrutiny after rape

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 03:29pm by Associated Press

    ... some sort of “cultural erosion.” Some observers say a general election, expected by May, has given the village elders even more power because politicians know local leaders dictate how ...

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    Rescuers dig for building collapse survivors in southern India

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 04:38pm by Associated Press in Panaji, Goa

    ... off on Saturday to attend a nearby state cultural fair. “We rushed from the event when we heard that the building had fallen,” said Manoj Kumar, a worker originally from the eastern state ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    India anti-graft hero sworn in as Delhi leader

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 03:42pm by AFP

    ... honestly, without any fear or bias.” Arvind Kejriwal The former tax inspector’s decision to use public transport echoes his pre-poll promise to end the VIP culture of Delhi’s political elite and set ... the start of a national election campaign. The rookie party’s symbol is a broom – to underline its commitment to sweeping away India’s culture of bribery and corruption, which critics say has become ...

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    Top Indian court upholds colonial-era law criminalising homosexuality

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 03:37pm by Agence France-Presse in New Delhi

    ... a lawyer for All India Muslim Personal Law Board, said India should not simply “ape” Western culture. “We have our own religious and cultural ethos and all communities in this country feel that our ...

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    Rural Punjabis poisoned by pesticide take 'Cancer Express' to hospital

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 10:21pm by BLOOM

    ... across Punjab state helped India double farm yields in 50 years, making the country a food exporter from a chronically hungry one in the 1960s. The "Green Revolution" introduced them ...

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    India's rich companies to pay 2pc of profits to help poor

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... qualify, creating a possible annual pool of funds estimated at between 120-150 billion rupees . The success of the CSR revolution will depend on how companies approach the new rules, says Samir ...

  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    India moves to ease visa restrictions to attract tourists

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 04:09pm by AFP

    ... - the source of about 25 per cent of all tourists last year - as well as Canada, Brazil, Australia and most western European nations including France and Germany. Despite its cultural attractions, ...




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