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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......

Sikh killings in US and the sense of white supremacy

The attack on Sikhs in a US gurdwara is not a mistaken attack. Sikhs are not mistaken for Muslims, but seen as part of the community ofoutsiders, says Vijay Prashad Yesterday morning the orgies of......

The mayhem after the assassination

Part I: That horror 21 years agoVengeanceIn the aftermath of Mrs Gandhi's assassination there was mayhem; Sikh homes were systematically singled out for brutal destruction. Sikhs were hounded,......

The Quiet Revolution

India's elite educational institutions have been producing first-rate scientists, engineers, and managers who helped India's information technology sector take off during the 1990s. Far less......

Census '01: 31% Muslims have economic role

A little less than a third of Muslims in India are engaged in economic activity, as against 40 per cent of the Hindu population, according to Census 2001 figures released by the government on......

Despite glitches, Maharashtra fares well economically

While Maharashtra's performance in recent years might appear uninspiring, given the slowing growth in its gross state domestic product, a large part of this can be attributed to the overall......

Build toilets in the mind first

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s exhortation to end open defecation has resulted in two large donations for the cause: Rs 100 crore (Rs 1 billion) each from the Bharti Foundation, the......

USIBC calls for US-India investment pact

Ron Somers, president of the US-India Business Council, has said that the top priority on his organisation's wish list for the Obama Administration is that "we are intent on seeing a bilateral......

All about making retail work in India

Nearly 15 years after Dr Manmohan Singh started removing the inspector raj that governed Indian industry, you can see how competitive it has become, of how Indian firms are buying global firms, and......
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U.S. April Durable Goods Orders Fall 0.5%

By Kate Davidson and Jeffrey Sparshott WASHINGTON--Demand for big-ticket manufactured goods fell last month, but underlying figures suggest... ...

http://in.advfn.com/news_U-S-April-Durable-Goods-Orders-Fall-0-5_67017259.html
Vocational Training Scheme for Women Family Heads

CHENNAI: Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday signed files relating to five new schemes to benefit people of the State. Four of the five schemes... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Vocational-Training-Scheme-for-Women-Family-Heads/2015/05/25/article2831575.ece
Yes, most Ph.ds, MSs, MEs,

Fueled by immigration, America's Hindu population has reached 2.23 million, an increase of about one million or 85.8 percent since 2007, making... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/hindu-population-us-becomes-fourth-largest-faith#comment-315613
Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping meeting revives faded Chindia dream

Narendra Modi's (right) first official visit to China will be held from 14 May to 16 May, when hell travel to Xian, Beijing and Shanghai. Photo:... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/1Z8kWraxSGByisbci3IL0M/Narendra-ModiXi-Jinping-meeting-revives-faded-Chindia-dream.html
Cultural Bias Killing Villages, Farming in the Country

The shocking public suicide by a farmer in Delhi has brought to the fore the long neglected issue of agriculture and villages in India. The neglect... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/s_gurumurthy/Cultural-Bias-Killing-Villages-Farming-in-the-Country/2015/05/07/article2801433.ece

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