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RPT-UPDATE 2-Cooling inflation in India boosts expectations for more rate cuts

(Repeats story issued late on Monday, with no change to text) * CPI eases to 3.66 pct in Aug from 3.69 pct in July * Wholesale prices fall for 10th straight month in Aug * Analysts expect RBI to cut interest rates on Sep. 29< Full News here – Sify.com

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India, Pakistan border chiefs agree to lower tensions in Kashmir

NEW DELHI, Sept 11 (Reuters) – Indian and Pakistani borderforces agreed on Friday to maintain restraint on their disputedKashmir frontier, as they sought to defuse tensions that havebeen heightened in recent months by militant attacks that eachside Full News here – Sify.com

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India says working on plan to boost sugar exports

NEW DELHI, Sept 11 (Reuters) – India is working on amulti-year plan to boost sugar exports to deal with localoversupply, a government official was quoted as saying by anindustry group, targeting markets in Africa, China andneighbouring countries in Full News here – Sify.com

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Maharashtra sedition circular against spirit of HC order: Press Council of India

The Press Council of India (PCI) on Thursday said the Maharashtra government's notice on sedition charges was against the spirit of a High Court order, as it sought to know the reasons behind the move. Full News here – Mumbai News

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9/9/2015: FRONT PAGE: India Inc calls for rate cuts, PM says invest more

New Delhi: Top industrialists on Tuesday called for a sharp reduction in interest rates, arguing that this will help boost the economy even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged them to raise investments, saying the private sector has greater… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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India considers safeguard duty on steel after import surge

Sept 7 (Reuters) – An Indian government body has foundevidence that rising imports of some hot-rolled steel productsfrom China, Japan, South Korea and Russia pose a threat to thedomestic industry, potentially paving the way for an import levyknown Full News here – Sify.com

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Ford Foundation head in India moves on, hints at discord with government

By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, Sept 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The head ofthe Indian operations of the U.S.-based Ford Foundation, one ofthe world’s largest charitable funds, has announced she ismoving roles, hinting at discord between the Full News here – Sify.com

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9/5/2015: FRONT PAGE: Women teachers narrow gender ratio across India

Mumbai: It’s Teachers’ Day today. The gender disparity in the profession is fast changing. From 20 women teachers per 100 men teachers in the 1950s, the ratio has jumped to 90 women teachers per 100 men teachers in the country now, say ministry of… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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India considers extending maternity leave to boost child nutrition

By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, Sept 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – India isconsidering extending maternity leave to 24 weeks from 12 weeks,a government official said on Friday, adding that it wouldencourage more women to breastfeed and help re Full News here – Sify.com

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5 reasons why India is not ready for Electric Vehicles?

For us, the automobile market works in two domains; one is the global and the other is the Indian scenario. What works with the global scenario need not be applicable for the Indian audience. One of those inapplicable scenarios is full scale implementation of Electric Vehicles.    Currently, the Indian automobile sector is far too […]

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Air India pilots may strike to protect their right to strike

Air India pilots may strike to protect their right to strike Senior Air India officials admitted to Mumbai Mirrorthat the pilots were adamant to not accept the diktat. "The ICPA has taken this step after gathering legal opinions, and has cited the same to the management, arguing that the notification be … Full News here […]

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India imposes anti-dumping duty on some steel from China, others

NEW DELHI, June 6 (Reuters) – India’s finance ministry hasimposed anti-dumping duties ranging from $ 180 to $ 316 per tonnefor some industrial-grade stainless steel imported from China,Malaysia and South Korea in a bid to stem surging imports andprot Full News here – Sify.com

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6/6/2015: FRONT PAGE: Centre pulls plug on Maggi in 1st recall of food item in India

New Delhi: The Maggi imbroglio escalated to an unprecedented level on Friday, with India’s food regulator ordering a total recall of all nine variants of the best-selling instant noodles brand. This is the first ever recall of a popular food product in… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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India launches “Lost and Found” website to find missing children

By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, June 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The Indiangovernment has launched a “Lost and Found” website to helpfamilies trace the tens of thousands of children in the countrywho go missing every year – often abducted fo Full News here – Sify.com

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6/2/2015: FRONT PAGE: Sach, Sourav, VVS back to bat for Team India

Mumbai: Collectively, they have over 60,000 international runs between them. But their contribution to Indian cricket isn’t over yet. Sachin Tendulkar, the god of cricket to his legions of fans; Sourav Ganguly, an astute skipper who taught India how to… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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