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  1. 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
  2. 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
  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

    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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    Mumbai’s new metro begins services despite ticket price fight

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 11:05pm by BLOOM

    ... rail lines, almost all accounted for by New Delhi's 190km. Nationally, that is about the same as Hong Kong's MTR, while mainland China has about 1,700km of metro lines. India needs ... day of operation, the venture said. Trains will run on an elevated line with 12 stations; the system is designed to reduce a 90-minute commute across the breadth of the city to 20 minutes, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1528892/mumbais-new-metro-begins-services-despite-ticket-price-fight
  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian protests over power blackouts amid heatwave spread to New Delhi

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 12:26am by AFP

    ... air conditioners at certain times. Damage to some transmission lines during a recent thunderstorm in Delhi, home to more than 16 million people, has added to the problems. A political row has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1530342/indian-protests-over-power-blackouts-amid-heatwave-spread-new-delhi
  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian PM Modi suffers loss as top minister killed in road collision

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:31pm by Reuters

    ... battle on poverty in the countryside, home to more than half of India’s population of 1.2 billion, but which contributes just 14 per cent of gross domestic product in Asia’s third-largest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1524531/indian-pm-modi-suffers-loss-top-minister-killed-road-collision

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