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With 1.83 crores trapped, India tops Global Slavery Index

Of the nearly 4.6 crore people living as slaves globally, two-thirds, or 3.04 crore, are in the Asia-Pacific region, with the highest number in India. Natasha Chaku reports. IMAGE: The......

North-east is gateway to south-east Asia: PM Modi

IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public meeting, in Shillong. Photograph: PIB Describing north-east as the "gateway" to south-east Asia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday......

PM Modi and his travel diaries

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has had another eventful year when it comes to his foreign travels. From Central Asia to Ireland, from UK to Saudi Arabia, the prime minister has seen it all in his......

US text book row: California not to replace 'India' with 'South Asia'

A California commission -- mandated with recommendation and revision of school text books -- has rejected demands of replacing India with South Asia for pre-1947 references, which had become a......

'India' out, 'South Asia' in. How academics ill serve us

'South Asian studies' academics in the US would do well to introspect how they wittingly or unwittingly become part of Pakistan's proxy war in wielding influence over academics and policy, says......

Aviation policy draws flak from CAPA

Consultancy firm Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation criticised the government’s civil aviation policy, saying the policy does not provide the sector with a long-term growth plan. “India......

Government keeping tab on Brexit, oil prices

  Government is keeping a watch on the global risk factors to the economy, including Brexit, turmoil in the West Asia and spike in oil prices in the international market, Minister of State......

Connaught Place world's 7th most expensive office market

IMAGE: Connaught Place. Photograph: Reuters   Asia continued to dominate the list of the world’s most expensive office locations, accounting for seven of the top 10 markets. With......

India has the lowest annual base salaries among Asia Pacific nations

The findings are based on a survey that covered over 5,500 companies in the APAC region and around 313 firms from India participated. Annual base salaries in India across levels are the lowest in......

BSE plans to sell up to 30% stake in IPO

Multi-Commodity Exchange of India is the only listed bourse in the country BSE, Asia's oldest stock exchange, plans to sell up to 30 per cent stake in its much-awaited initial public offer (IPO),......

India tickled pink as Asia warms to day-night Tests

- The commercial prospects of day-night Tests, however, have not been lost on the world's richest cricket board and it announced last month it would host a floodlit Test against New Zealand when......

Asia Badminton C'ships: Saina fails to break semis jinx

IMAGE: Saina Nehwal of India in action. Photograph: Christopher Lee/Getty Images. India’s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal once again faltered at the semi-final stage as she suffered......

Asia Badminton C'ship: Saina seals semi-final spot

IMAGE: Saina Nehwal makes a return. Photograph: Darren Whiteside/Reuters London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal continued her consistent run on the international circuit, making......

Asia Badminton C'ship: Saina sails to quarters, Sindhu ousted

London Olympics bronze medalist Saina Nehwal entered the quarter-finals of the Asia Badminton Championships, brushing aside Thailand's Nitchaon Jindapol in straight games, in Wuhan, China, on......

Indian junior Fed Cup team qualifies for World Group

The Indian junior Fed Cup team has qualified for the World Group after finishing third in the Asia/Oceania Final Qualifying event following a 2-1 win over New Zealand in the Play-off, in New Delhi......
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As a messenger of peace is silenced…

Naseer Ahmed Khan Warsi Photo Nagara Gopal Leading qawwali exponents, Chand Nizami and Nazeer Ahmed Khan Warsi, reflect on the demise of Amjad... ...

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Out of favour Umar Gul blasts PCB after being ignored for England tour

Out-of-favour Pakistan seamer Umar Gul took a dig at the PCB after being overlooked for the upcoming tour to England, which starts from 14 July.... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/cricket-news/out-of-favour-umar-gul-blasts-pcb-after-being-ignored-for-england-tour-1466943221.html
Kabali goes to Paris

Rajinikanth's Kabali is going places. Literally. The Grand Rex in Paris, considered one of the biggest theatres in Europe, will be screening the... ...

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What explains the 10% fall of Indian women in workforce?

NEW DELHI: The participation of Indian women in the workforce fell 10 per cent in the past decade as India recorded the lowest female labour force... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/what-explains-the-10-fall-of-indian-women-in-workforce/articleshow/52925821.cms
Nigerian army says it freed over 5,000 people held by Boko Haram

X Edition: India Business Business Home Economy Reuters Summits Deals Business Video Company Results & Outlooks... ...

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