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Indian paramilitary troopers patrol during restrictions in  Srinagar on July 4, 2014. India's Narendra Modi faces a hostile welcome as he makes his first visit as prime minister to Kashmir, where he has angered some with his apparent desire to curb the region's autonomy. The trip by Modi, 63, has provoked a sharp reaction from influential separatist groups which have called for a general strike to protest Indian rule over the restive Himalayan area.
(photo: WN / Imran Nissar)
India, Pakistan border guards trade fire on Kashmir border
SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, July 20 (Xinhua) -- The border guards of India and Pakistan Sunday fired on each other's position on international border (IB) in Kashmir, officials said. | The two sides using light and heavy artillery targeted each other's posts and areas for hours together. | ...
Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and India's next prime minister Narendra Modi greets the gathering at the home of his 90-year-old mother in Gandhinagar, in the western Indian state of Gujarat, Friday, May 16, 2014.
(photo: AP / Saurabh Das)
India under Modi may be best emerging market turnaround story: Nomura
The Hindu
Japanese brokerage Nomura today said 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. | “The landslide election victory by Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
Online visa for Indians travelling to Bahrain
The Siasat Daily
New Delhi, July 23: | Indians travelling to Bahrain will be able to apply for electronic visas from October this year under new visa rules announced in the Gulf country. | Such e-visas can be obtained ahead of travel to Bahrain through a simple onlin...
India to lead CWG opening ceremony parade
The Times Of India
GLASGOW: India, by the virtue of being the previous hosts, will lead the Commonwealth Games 2014 opening ceremony parade around Celtic Park here Wednesday night. | The parade will end with the current host, Team Scotland. At the end of the parade, at...
India look to continue impressive show at Commonwealth Games
The Times Of India
GLASGOW: Despite star shuttler Saina Nehwal's last-minute pull-out, India will look to maintain their impressive run when they begin their campaign with a clash against minnows Ghana in the mixed team event of the 20th Commonwealth Games on Thursday....
Man held from TIA with illegal currencies
The Himalayan
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India's new government unveils reform budget
India's new government unveils reform budget
Related media | Travel deals | MUMBAI, India - (AP) -- India's new government has introduced a reform-minded budget focusing on promoting manufacturing and infrastructure, expandin...
Carrefour to end four-year presence in India
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Carrefour to end four-year presence in India, close five stores by September end
The Times Of India
MUMBAI/PARIS: French retail giant Carrefour SA will shut down its Indian operations and close its wholesale stores in the country, as it exits underperforming markets to focus on r...
A poor girl and child begging for food -Beggars-Poverty-India
WN / Sayali Santosh Kadam
Additional 100 million Indians defined as poor
The Himalayan
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School head arrested in India after 6-year-old girl raped
Khaleej Times
Rustom Kerawalla, the chairman of VIBGYOR High school, was charged with negligence for failing to ensure the studentís safety. | The head of a school in southern India where a 6-year-old girl was raped earlier this month was arrested on Wednesday and...
India to place special emphasis on neighbourhood: Sushma
The Hindu
India will place special emphasis on its neighbourhood, stretching from West Asia to East Asia, while playing a role to fulfill its international responsibilities to build a peaceful and prosperous world, the Government told Parliament on Wednesday. ...
Bank of India to raise at least Rs 1,250 cr via perpetual bonds: Sources
The Times Of India
MUMBAI: State-run lender Bank of India plans to raise at least Rs 1,250 crore ($208.06 million) via perpetual Tier 1 bonds, several sources directly involved in the deal told Reuters. | The issue, which opens on July 25, will also have a greenshoe am...
Rae says India ready to review hydel draft
The Himalayan
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Sri Lanka Retreat
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Chinese tourists to Sri Lanka jump 137.2%
China Daily
COLOMBO - Chinese tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka in the first six months of 2014 jumped a significant 137.2 percent to 52,230 compared to 22,023 in the same period last year, latest data from the State-run Tourism Development Authority revealed on Wednesday. | China remained the third largest market for tourists to Sri Lanka behind India and Britain...

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