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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    India’s low-cost Mars mission enters last lap as spacecraft prepares to enter orbit

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:19pm

    ... on September 21. Despite its recent success, India’s space programme has often drawn criticism as Asia’s third-largest economy ranks poorly on basic social indicators of poverty and hunger.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1595391/indias-low-cost-mars-mission-enters-last-lap-spacecraft-prepares-enter
  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian PM Narendra Modi ups fashion ante for maiden US visit

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 01:13pm by AFP

    ... he pairs with tailored Nehru jackets. A former tea boy who rose to the top, Modi has embraced a look of prosperity and power, in line with his message of economic reform, and is credited ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1598647/indian-pm-narendra-modi-ups-fashion-ante-maiden-us-visit
  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    India to pay welfare directly to poor

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 10:29am by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... Bolsa Familia programme, which has helped lift more than 19 million people out of poverty since 2003. It will begin in 20 of the country’s 640 districts on Tuesday, affecting more than 200,000 recipients, and will be progressively rolled out in other areas in the coming months, Chidambaram said on Monday. The country has 440 million people living below the poverty line. “In a huge new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1118115/india-pay-welfare-directly-poor
  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    After a 'terrible beating', India's President House in line for sympathetic makeover

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:20am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in New Delhi Move to restore neglected palace to former glory The last visit by Edwin Lutyens to India in 1938 was not to design anything new but to restore something old- a magnificent palace on top of a rocky outcrop in New Delhi. A few yea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556656/after-terrible-beating-indias-president-house-line-sympathetic-makeover
  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemns rapes in his country

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

    ... "People may criticise me for talking about toilets from the Red Fort. But I am from a poor family. I have seen poverty first hand. For the poor to get dignity, it has to start from here." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1574484/indian-prime-minister-narendra-modi-condemns-rapes-his-country
  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Modi maintains his hard line on immigrants in India’s general election

    Posted May 05th 2014, 10:33pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kolkata and Narayanguri Modi maintains his hard line on immigrants Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial front runner in India's general election, has reiterated his strong stance against illegal immigrants, just days after a wave of sectarian killings in the northeastern state of Assam. India is in the home stretch of a five-week election, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1505327/modi-maintains-his-hard-line-immigrants-indias-general-election
  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    India pulls support for WTO 'trade facilitation' pact

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:49am by Reuters

    ... and Bolivia. But an official at the meeting said the "very, very large majority" of WTO members opposed India's stance, which was a replay of the hard line it took in Bali. India's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1560029/india-pulls-support-wto-trade-facilitation-pact
  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    India's likely next leader Modi seen implementing Thatcher-like reforms

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:43am by Reuters

    ... draw a line under decades of socialist economics, cut welfare and reduce the role of government in business. The BJP is due to unveil detailed economic plans today and is expected to make ... subsidies," Debroy said. Instead, the government should focus on building infrastructure to ease poverty, he said. An attack on welfare would mark an ideological shift. Although India adopted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1466535/indias-likely-next-leader-modi-seen-implementing-thatcher-reforms
  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    Economy tops all, says Indian President Mukherjee in unveiling government programme

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 11:03pm by AFP

    ... the level needed to lift millions of people out of poverty. Agence France-Presse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1528894/economy-tops-all-says-indian-president-mukherjee-unveiling-government
  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian politician apologises after threatening opponent with rape

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 01:50am by AFP

    ... even his own wife Nandini said the lawmaker was out of line. "I feel terrible about it. Whatever he has said, it is not right being a member of the parliament," she told reporters. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1544597/indian-politician-apologises-after-threatening-opponent-rape

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