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The worrying case of India's child brides and grooms

According to Census 2011, India had 5 mn child brides (women marrying under 18 years of age), against 380,000 in 2001 -- an increase of 4.56 mn in 10 years. Akshat Kaushal reports. The number of......

Full text: What Modi, Obama agreed on

This is the joint statement issued by the ministry of external affairs on the visit of US President Barack Obama to India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama assessed the......

India announces 6 crore rupees for UN tsunami fund

A decade after a massive tsunami triggered by an earthquake smashed the coastline of around 14 nations; India on Friday announced a $1 million (around Rs 6 crore) contribution to a United Nations......

Time to teach China a lesson

'Demchock and Chumar are important crucibles for both China and India to know about the other. While India 'learns,' she also need to 'teach,' suggests Lieutenant General Anil Chait, one of the......

Why do the Chinese want a train to Sikkim?

China is spending billions of dollars to improve infrastructure in Tibet and other parts of its border with India. Claude Arpi explains why New Delhi can't afford to ignore Beijing's plans.India......

Asia-Pacific bubble may burst: UN report

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacifichas warned the region's governments to protect and prepare against sudden or unexpected market downturns rather than......

Budget unveils initiatives to boost growth, empower India

Image: Budget for growth and development. Photograph: Reuters     Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced a 5 per cent reduction in corporate tax over next four years,......

30 crore people still live in extreme poverty in India

About 30 crore people still live in extreme poverty in India even as the Millennium Development Goal (MGD) programme will expire in December, a United Nations report has said. "Still nearly......

India's growth to reach 6.3 per cent in 2016: UN report

India will see a gradual growth acceleration with its GDP expected to reach 5.9 per cent this year and 6.3 per cent in 2016, the UN said on Monday while partly crediting the recovery to improved......

Indian economy likely to grow 6.4% in 2015: UN

The report, however, said that India experienced a negative contribution of investment to growth in the third quarter of 2014, which indicates the continuing pressing challenge of improving the......
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Is this the end of its bull run?

The country's major stock indices tumbled over 7 per cent in trade on Friday, following reports by official media that China's securities regulator... ...

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Asia Plantation Capital Triumphs Again, Taking Home Another Prize in the European Magazine's Emerging Markets..

/PRNewswire/--Never content with 'resting on its laurels', and fresh from winning CFI.co's 2014 award for the 'Best Sustainable Forestry Management... ...

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Aeropostale Continues Aggressive Expansion In Asia With New Licensing Agreements In India And Indonesia

/PRNewswire/ --Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE: ARO), a mall-based specialty retailer of casual apparel for young women and men, today announced expansion... ...

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The Connected Object Revolution

There are currently 25 billion connected objects in the world, making an average of more than 3 objects per person (Cisco survey 1 ). The rapid... ...

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iDirect's Evolution Platform is Selected by Via Direta to Power Largest Distance-Learning Program in Brazil

/PRNewswire/ -- VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that Via Direta Telecom, a... ...

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