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9/17/2014: FRONT PAGE: Adani enters list of India’s Top 10 billionaires

Mumbai: Riding on a stock market boom, Gautam Adani has blazed into the list of the 10 richest Indians even as Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani retains the top slot, said Hurun Report, published by a China-based luxury publishing and… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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9/12/2014: FRONT PAGE: Let’s hear it for India’s silent heroes of hope

How did Puniya Baba, an 80-year old Bhil tribal from Alirajpur, Madhya Pradesh, manage to get a title deed to cultivate a plot of land in the forest? How did villagers of Ahata village in Bahraich, UP, get drinking water even when surrounded by flood… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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India’s bright GDP just a small step in long road to sustained revival

* Corporate investment, consumer demand a concern Full News here – Sify.com

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India’s rating seen limited by fiscal deficit, inflation-Moody’s

MUMBAI, Sept 3 (Reuters) – India’s fiscal deficit andinflation outlook could prevent any upgrades in the country’ssovereign rating, even as the economy is headed for recovery,Moody’s Investors Full News here – Sify.com

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9/7/2014: FRONT PAGE: Cancer behind 70% deaths in India’s atomic energy hubs

Mumbai: Cancer caused almost 70% of the 3,887 deaths caused by ailments in the atomic energy hubs across the country over 20 years, an RTI reply has revealed. In all, 2,600 succumbed to cancer in 19 centres between 1995 and 2014. The query to the… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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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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