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6 min ago | The Times of India

Lieutenant general accused of bid to bribe VK Singh held

According to the CBI chargesheet, Tejinder Singh met the-then Army chief Gen VK Singh in his South Block office on September 22, 2010, and offered a bribe of Rs 14 crore for clearing the Tatra file.

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3 hrs ago | The Times of India

Micromax beats Apple for No. 2 spot in tablet sales in India

NEW DELHI: Micromax has overtaken Apple and reached the number two position in the tablet market in India in the second quarter with 14% market share, as per the data released by International Data Corporation .

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7 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

India's Congress party slowly bouncing back after election humiliation

India's oldest political party Congress has slipped into a period of decline after May's general election, but is slowly bouncing back with wins in recent by-elections.

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11 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

New village toilets a small step for poor Indian women

Decorated with marigolds and ribbons, 108 toilets unveiled in a tragedy-hit village are a small step in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's push to end open-air defecation for impoverished Indian women.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Suria

Pakistan army calls on government,...

Pakistan's powerful army called on the government and protesters to resolve their differences peacefully Sunday night but ominously warned it was "committed to playing its part in ensuring security of the state", after clashes left three dead.

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Indian PM tours ancient Japanese city

India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi toured the ancient Japanese city of Kyoto on Sunday, the second day of a visit intended to strengthen security and economic relations and counter a increasingly assertive China.

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Express India

Commerce Ministers to hold talks ahead of Xi Jinping's visit to India

Nirmala Sitaraman is due to take part in the India-China Joint Economic Working-group with her Chinese counterpart Gao Hucheng.

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The Age

Doubts over India' s ability to handle nuclear power expansion

New Delhi: With an agreement to allow the sale of Australian uranium to India expected this week, Indian scientists are questioning India's ability to manage a rapid expansion of its nuclear power industry.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Outlook

North India Faces Power Shortage Due to Lack of Coal Supply

Parts of northern India are staring at a severe electricity crisis with three power plants of state-owned NTPC running out of coal supplies and face an eminent shutdown if feedstock supplies don't improve.

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Brandon Sun

Sturla Gunnarsson's documentary 'Monsoon' a 'love letter to India'

Sturla Gunnarsson's documentary "Monsoon" is his "love letter to India" and a return to the vast and bustling country for the prolific Canadian filmmaker.

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The Peninsula

Water ATMs bring smiles to faces of Rajasthan villagers

Barmer : An Indian energy major and modern technology have combined to bring about a revolution in two districts of Rajasthan that were infamous due to the scarcity of potable water.

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Greenwich Citizen

Science project earns students trip to India

ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY AUG. 31 AND THEREAFTER This Wednesday July 30, 2014 photo shows Elise Gooding, left, and Sarah Cartwright pose for a photo at Huntington High School in Huntington, W.Va.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Study: Novel heart failure drug shows big promise

In this April 1, 2013 file photo, a dove flies near the logo of Novartis India Limited at their head office in Mumbai, India.

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Reuters

Indian police charge ex-minister, Malaysian tycoon in telecoms scandal

India's federal police have filed charges against a former minister, his media mogul brother, and a Malaysian tycoon over alleged corruption to help Malaysia's Maxis group take control of an Indian mobile phone carrier eight years ago.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Journal

What dispute? India and China ignore land squabble

For more than 50 years, it has pitted India against China - a smoldering dispute over who should control a swath of land larger than Austria.

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Globe and Mail

Globe writer Stephanie Nolen's Breaking Caste series lauded in India

Foreign correspondent Stephanie Nolen has won the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award, recognizing her work reporting in India.

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India Auto News

India reports 6600 cycle deaths in road accidents in 2012

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari has written to has written the following letter to consumer affairs minister Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution to make changes that aid bicycle riders, thereby mandating the fixing retro reflective tapes on bicycles for safety, ... (more)

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Indian elephant gets her own art...

A series of paintings by an Indian elephant have gone on sale at an upmarket gallery in New Delhi to raise money to protect the endangered animal.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

Rice replaces ice in India bucket challenge

An Indian school boy eats a midday meal provided free at a government school in Hyderabad, India, Thursday, Sept.

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Star-Telegram.com

India, Japan each seek deals during Modi's visit

Japan and India both have much to gain from a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and more than a dozen Indian steel, energy and IT tycoons that begins Saturday in the ancient capital of Kyoto.

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