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Australia Unveils India Country Strategy

The plan outlines a vision of where Australia's relationship with India should be in 2025 across community, business and government

Aug

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India's Maharashtra State Bans Black Magic

The Indian state of Maharashtra has enacted emergency laws banning black magic and superstition, one day after a prominent campaigner was killed.

Aug

26

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Chinese Clearing Forest Cover to Grab Border Land

Agencies have observed that Chinese troops are also clearing forest cover in Arunachal Pradesh and taking away timber and other forest produce.

Aug

23

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Being Born in India is Like Winning Lottery: UK Envoy

British High Commissioner explained the immense potential for growth in diverse sectors in India as well as its growing stature in the world.

Aug

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Indian Soldiers Were Sitting Ducks' in August 6 Ambush

The five Indian soldiers were "sitting ducks" in the well-planned, military-style ambush by the Pakistan border action team (BAT) on August 6.

Aug

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China Accused of Incursion in India's Arunachal Pradesh

A contingent of Chinese troops entered the north-eastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh last week and camped there for four days, media reports say.

Aug

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India Lands Super Hercules Plane in Ladakh

The air force on Tuesday landed a C-130J ‘Super Hercules’ aircraft - configured for special operations and airborne assault - at the world’s highest airstrip in north-eastern Ladakh

Aug

21

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In India a Right to Low Cost Food

Two Indians in three could benefit from what would be massive entitlement program.

Aug

21

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Pakistan-trained Terrorists Planning to Attack South India

The warning asks security agencies across the country to be on high alert since the attack may come in "a few months".

Aug

20

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From 1908 to 2013: Stories of Unlikely Desi Activists in US

Every Independence Day it feels like we are one year further away from the age of heroes.

Aug

19

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London is India's Costliest Mission

London is the costliest mission of India with an annual expenditure of over Rs 58 crore while the cheapest consulate is in Indonesia's Bali

Aug

19

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Indian Diplomacy Won't be Dictated by US

Modern international relations are more complicated than a simple map of allies and enemies.

Aug

19

2013

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Anna Hazare Leads Largest India Day Parade in US

Social activist Anna Hazare and Bollywood star Vidya Balan led America's largest India Day parade in Manhattan

Aug

16

2013

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Visa Fears Spike IT Companies’ US Lobbying Spends

Lobbying spends in the US by Indian IT companies have increased substantially this year, most of that made in an effort to soften the proposals in the impending immigration bill.

Aug

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66 Years After Independence, the Glass is Still Half Empty for Indian Women

Firstpost Life 66 years after Independence, the glass is still half empty for Indian women by Abhilasha Khaitan Aug 14, 2013 #15th August #CultureDecoder #Independence Day #India #Women 1300 6 CommentsEmailPrint Sixty-six years on, you hope to see the glass as half full. Desperately so. But scan the newspaper, switch on the television or scroll down your Twitter feed and you find that there is little evidence that it isn’t. In fact, it is half empty.

Aug

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Modi Channels Obama to Slam Cong in Hyderabad

Taking a leaf out of US president Barack Obama’s book Modi made the crowd chant ‘yes we can’.

Aug

09

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India Maharaja's $4bn Will had Spelling Error

A spelling error triggered doubts in the mind of a judge who ruled that a $4bn (£2.6bn) will of a former Indian maharaja had been forged.

Aug

09

2013

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26/11 Mastermind Hafiz Saeed Leads Eid Prayers in Lahore

Saeed's latest public appearance comes barely three days after five Indian jawans were killed in Jammu and Kashmir by heavily armed terrorists backed by the Pakistan Army.

Aug

09

2013

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Heads May Roll in Army

General Bikram Singh has reprimanded local commanders for allowing ambush along Poonch LoC, say sources

Aug

08

2013

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Indians in US Vital for Transformation

Despite constituting less than 1% of the US population, Indian-Americans form 3% of the country's engineers, 7% of IT workers and 8% of physicians and surgeons,

Aug

07

2013

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Why India Simply has to Strategically Shelve Pakistan

The killing of five Indian soldiers by Pakistanis along the line of control has elicited two kinds of responses in India – one naively hopeful and the other belligerently aggressive.

Aug

07

2013

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NRIs Join Campaign to Keep Political Parties Under RTI

NRIs settled in the US initiated a unique Call—A—Thon to Indian MPs, requesting them to save the RTI Act.

Aug

02

2013

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Spypals? US Has a Server Near Delhi

If the Indian government seems least perturbed about the worldwide electronic surveillance by the United States, the reason could well be New Delhi may be collaborating with Washington in its snooping.

Jul

31

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India Protests Over New Telangana State

Protests are being held in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, a day after the announcement that it will be split to form a new Telangana state.

Jul

31

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Telangana: How The 29th State Will be Formed

The consideration and passage of the Bill is expected over the next 15 days, followed by Presidential assent over the next two days.

Jul

30

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Indian Princesses Win £2.5 Billion Inheritance After Epic Battle Over Father's Will

Two elderly Indian princesses have inherited a £2.5 billion fortune after winning one of the country's longest-running royal legal battles.

Jul

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India-born Mamnoon Hussain Set to Win Pakistan Presidential Poll

Pakistani lawmakers are set to elect the country's next president in a vote that has been marred by controversy

Jul

30

2013

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Telangana Likely to be Announced India's 29th State Today

The top decision-making body of the Congress, its Working Committee, is expected to endorse the move to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh

Jul

29

2013

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Vidya Balan, Anna Hazare Invited for India Day Parade in US

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan and anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare have been invited to take part in an annual Indian Independence day parade here on August 18, considered one of the colourful events of New York.

Jul

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HC Rejects Man's Claim of Being Gandhi Incarnation

Delhi High Court has trashed a convict's bizarre defence that he attempted to kill a man while suffering from a delusional disorder that led him to believe that he was an incarnation of Mahatma Gandhi.

Jul

29

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Narendra Modi Visa Row

MPs' letters to Barack Obama 'original and authentic', claims forensic report.

Jul

27

2013

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Obama Names Indian-American Judge in California

resident Barack Obama has nominated yet another Indian American legal luminary, Vince Girdhari Chhabria, to a key judicial post in California.

Jul

26

2013

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Keeping Faith With India

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden meets with Indian business leaders in Mumbai this week against a backdrop of sinking investor confidence in Asia’s third largest economy.

Jul

26

2013

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Indian-American Lawmaker Co-chairs Problem Solvers Group

Ami Bera, the lone Indian-American Democrat member of US Congress, has become co-chair of a bipartisan group of lawmakers

Jul

25

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A Sikh American Soldier's Battle for the Turban

If the militaries in Canada, England, India and progressive nations allow Sikhs to serve in turbans and beards, then why can't the US

Jul

25

2013

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Controversy Over Narendra Modi Visa Letter

Media in India are discussing the controversy over a letter allegedly written by 65 MPs to US President Barack Obama, asking him not to issue a visa to controversial politician Narendra Modi.

Jul

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2013

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Ready to Return Bharat Ratna if Vajpayee Asks, Amartya Sen Says

While BJP steered clear of the controversy, Congress waded into it with an attack saying it reflected the "fascist mentality" of BJP.

Jul

23

2013

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Detroit is Broke, Indian Cities Limping Too

An assessment of our cities following the Detroit debacle shows how a lethal mix of mismanagement and lack of autonomy is driving our cities into chaos

Jul

22

2013

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Rajnath Sells Narendra Modi to America

Three US lawmakers who met Modi in Gujarat recently had promised to work towards getting him a visa.

Jul

19

2013

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Ten Reasons Why the British Royal Family Has Indian Blood

The British royal family has Indian blood, a researcher discovered last week.

Jul

19

2013

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BJP President Reaching Out to US Audiences

The BJP plans to reach out to American political and business leaders and Indian audiences with party president Rajnath Singh slated to visit the US from Saturday.

Jul

19

2013

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Nisha Biswal Nominated for Key Post in Obama Govt

US President Barack Obama has nominated an Indian-American woman for the key post of Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia.

Jul

16

2013

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Indian IT to Cheer as US Immigration Bill Gets a Jolt

The comprehensive immigration reform bill passed by the US Senate has come to a grinding halt in the House of Representatives.

Jul

16

2013

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US Sikh Rights Group to Serve US Court Summons to Badal

A Sikh rights body in US has said that it will use provisions of the Hague Service Treaty to serve the summons of a US court to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, in a case accusing him of human rights violation.

Jul

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Shah Rukh, Hrithik Movies Inspired Chinese Trio to Intrude Into India

The Chinese, detained on June 12, had said they wanted to come to India because they had seen it as a land of prosperity on the silver screen

Jul

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The Pied Pipers of College Street

The mass protest marches in West Bengal’s capital are almost always led by intellectuals

Jul

14

2013

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With Quattrocchi's Death, is the Truth of Bofors Scam Buried

The Bofors scam saw then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's fall from grace in 1989.

Jul

12

2013

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Mixed Views On Court Ruling to Clean Up Politics

Media in India are expressing mixed views on the Supreme Court's order to "clean-up" politics in the country.

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