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India’s growth speeds up in after-glow of Modi’s triumph

By Rajesh Kumar Singh NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The after-glow of Narendra Modi’s election victory nearly four months ago helped India’s lumbering economy register its fastest growth in two-and-a-half years for the quarter ending in June, data showed on Friday. Gross domestic product (GDP) grew at a 5.7 percent annual rate, the Statistics Ministry said. […]

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India’s 2014/15 cotton output seen slightly lower, acreage jumps

MUMBAI, Aug 21 (Reuters) – India’s cotton output in the newseason beginning October is expected at 39.63 million bales on alikely record acreage, but the figure is slightly lower than theprevious year, a top trade body said. India, the world’s second-largest cotton grower, produced 40million bales of the fibre in the 2013/14 crop year, accordingto […]

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8/22/2014: FRONT PAGE: Kerala, India’s top consumer of liquor, heads for prohibition

Thiruvananthapuram: God’s own county could be alcoholfree in 10 years, according to the excise policy of the United Democratic Front government, finalized in a two-hour meeting of the UDF’s highpowered committee at chief minister Oomen Chandy’s… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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India’s Modi ends an era of socialist-style planning

By Douglas Busvine NEW DELHI, Aug 15 (Reuters) – India’s national PlanningCommission certainly tried to present a modern image, with aTwitter profile that promised “Faster, More Inclusive andSustainable Growth”. But, on the 68th anniversary of the country’s independence,Prime Minister Narendra Modi finally condemned to oblivion thelingering vestige of India’s early attempt to mimic the Sovietcommand […]

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India’s July trade deficit widens to $12.23 bln – govt

(Repeats with no change in text) NEW DELHI, Aug 14 (Reuters) – India’s exports in July rose7.33 percent from a year earlier, helped by a pick-up inexternal demand, government data showed on Thursday. Exports in July reached $ 27.73 billion, datareleased by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry showed. The trade deficit stood at $ […]

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India’s Jindal family close to buying Italy’s Lucchini -Italy PM

SAN ROSSORE, Italy, Aug 10 (Reuters) – A company run byIndia’s billionaire Jindal family is close to finalising a dealto buy insolvent Italian steelmaker Lucchini, Italy’s primeminister Matteo Renzi said on Sunday. Lucchini, formerly owned by Russia’s Severstal,was declared insolvent in 2012 and placed under specialadministration after falling victim to plunging European demandfor steel during […]

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India’s Sunflag arm to invest in Mozambique coal mine – source

MAPUTO, Aug 8 (Reuters) – The Mozambique subsidiary ofIndia’s Sunflag group, Sol Mineração Moçambique, is poised toinvest $ 222 million in a coal mine in the Mutarara district, asenior government source told Reuters on Friday. The source said Mozambique’s government awarded the firm theTete province coal mine, which has reserves of 115.46 milliontonnes of coal, […]

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8/8/2014: FRONT PAGE: With ` 22cr in earnings, Taj India’s richest monument

Its white marble may be turning yellow as air pollution takes an apparently irreparable toll on the world’s most celebrated monument to love, but here’s hard evidence that the allure of the 361year-old structure has not faded at all—the Taj Mahal… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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Modi sticks to failed recipe in India’s food-inflation fight

By Rajesh Kumar Singh and Mayank Bhardwaj NEW DELHI (Reuters) – It’s been more than a month since Nirmala bought fresh tomatoes. A fourfold rise in prices since early June has made the essential ingredient in Indian curries and sauces a luxury she can no longer afford. “Buying tomatoes feels like buying jewellery,” says the […]

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7/14/2014: FRONT PAGE: Wanted: CEO for India’s most ambitious intelligence grid

functioning without a head. Sources told dna that a search committee will be set up “once the special secretary ( internal security) joins the home ministry as he would be the one responsible for making Natgrid functional.” Natgrid envisages a… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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6/24/2014: FRONT PAGE: India’s missing Saudi Rabaats

New Delhi: Promising a hasslefree Haj pilgrimage this year, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday vowed instituting an inquiry into the disappearance of some 64 prized Indian guesthouses in the twin holy Saudi Arabian cities of Makkah and… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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RPT-COLUMN-Political meddling is at the root of India’s power problems: Kemp

June 10 item; no changes to text. John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own) Full News here – Sify.com

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An aerial view of Santacruz Chembur Link Road, one of the critical east-west connectivity which will be opening on 18 April 2014. It is also the country`s first doubledecker flyover and will cut travel time betwwen Santacruz-Chembur from present 90 minutes to just 20 minutes in Mumbai on April 17, 2014. (Photo: Sandeep Mahankal/IANS)

India’s first double-decker flyover opens in Mumbai

Mumbai  :  India’s first double-decker flyover was opened for public use in this west coast megapolis and the country’s commercial capital Friday. The project – Santacruz-Chembur Link Road (SCLR) – will provide a critical east-west suburban link in the city and has slashed travel time from the earlier 90 minutes to barely 20 minutes now, […]

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INDIA’S FIRST EVER MONORAIL COMPLETE JOURNEY COVERAGE (MUMBAI MONORAIL) – Bombay Video

Effective today, Wadala – Chembur (Phase 1) is open to public. The acceleration was superb, air conditioning was top class. I boarded the train from Bhakti P…

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FEATURE-Battle over Essar-led project reflects India’s new mining pains

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