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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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BD reelected to 3 regional institutions of UNESCAP

International Real Estate & Construction United News of Bangladesh Newswire Dhaka, June 3 -- Bangladesh was reelected with second highest votes... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/BD-reelected-to-3-regional-institutions-of-UNESCAP/7267044
Child maltreatment in Asia-Pacific is costing countries US $209 billion each year, says UNICEF

Child abuse and violence is costing countries in East Asia and the Pacific around US $209 billion/year, equivalent to 2 percent of the region's... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/child-maltreatment-asia-pacific-costing-countries-us-209-billion-each-year-says-unicef
Monsoon forecast, RBI guidance cast cloud over Indian economy

RBI said it sees retail inflation at 6% by January next year, compared with its previous estimate of 5.8%. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint Mumbai/New... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/hl9VpdlnQ9BordDQ9gjJII/Monsoon-forecast-RBI-cast-cloud-over-India-economy.html
Guess?, Inc. Reports First Quarter Results

Guess (NYSE:GES) Intraday Stock Chart Today : Wednesday 3 June 2015 LOS ANGELES , June2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Guess?, Inc. (NYSE: GES) today... ...

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Puthiya thalaimurai program 'Sikkanam... Semippu... Selvam'

Government, India Inc. welcome RBI rate cut | Call drops can invite penalties: Prasad | Sensex provisionally closes 660 points down (Third Lead) |... ...

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